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Jessen Jacobsen (SmokiesHanger) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Boulder
About Me I've been backpacking for a few years now, and have been ultralight for the majority of them. My college student budget forced me to make my own gear, and now it has become yet another hobby (I moderate the Gear Workshop forum over at PBF).

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Re: Rain jackets and rain pants
I own a pair of Reed pants and I used to own a Virga. I'll admit that the Reed pants don't breath all that well, but I usually only use them in the cooler months when it isn't as impor...

In GEAR » Rain jackets and rain pants
June 25, 3:52pm

For a minute there I thought you actually had an Ohm, and I thought, "Not fair!" I too am anxiously waiting the release on this new pack. My base weights are always in the ultralight ...

June 22, 3:08pm

Losing 2L
Not to mention weight lose. A person would be 4lbs lighter from just breathing.

In Editor's Roundtable » Condensation in Single-walled Shelters: Contributing Factors and Tips for Reduction
June 20, 2:48pm

spreadsheet test

In User Test Forum » spreadsheet test
June 18, 12:51pm

Inov-8 site
I did some more searching and I found this on the Inov-8 website: "We have a removable shock absorbing underfoot cushion that has excellent memory retention. This can be changed for an orth...

In GEAR » Superfeet in Inov-8's?
June 18, 8:41am

Superfeet in Inov-8's?
I have been hiking in Inov-8 Terrocs for a few seasons now and they have worked out pretty good (I also had that weird ankle bone rubbing thing, but it went away once they were broken in). I have ...

In GEAR » Superfeet in Inov-8's?
June 17, 10:37pm

I want one!
I'm so getting one of these!! Sign me up!

In GEAR » ULA Arctic 1000 Packs
April 08, 2:53pm

Re: Re: silnylon
I also just scored some SilNylon at wally world, just under 5 yards!

In Make Your Own Gear » wal mart sil nylon: $1.00/yard
August 02, 10:02pm

Did you reinforce any of the tie-outs?

In Make Your Own Gear » wal mart sil nylon: $1.00/yard
July 31, 9:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Jessen Jacobsen

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I got this jacket in 2005. In terms of waterproofness, it worked pretty well for the first year I had it. However, it then started experienced "wet out". I have not yet tried to renew t...

In Clothing - Raingear
June 28, 9:54pm