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Re: Re: new site
"For some reason I don't understand, BPL is far more civil than Whiteblaze. And there is a lot more "experience based" discussion versus "Well, if it were me ...", or &...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 3:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sheez, it must be winter
Personally, I would love to see a handful of motivated individuals try to create a new site. BPL is really only a gathering place(forum) and gear swap right now since the article topics are so soft...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 11:33am

Re: agglomerated maltodextrin source
Unfortunately, I've never been able to find any small quantities. We could do a group buy if some folks were willing. Ryan

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » agglomerated maltodextrin source
January 03, 11:39am

Re: 20D polyester?
http://dutchwaregear.com/polyd-1.2.html Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » spark resistant sleeping pad cover
December 29, 8:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: SUL Cuben Summit Tarp: rain/wind bomber?
That thing should shed wind like a champ. Very low profile and little surface area. Glad you're pushing the envelope. Is that .51oz or .74oz cuben? Ryan

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Cuben Summit Tarp: rain/wind bomber?
December 29, 11:08am

Re: Re: Jetboil - what is the absolute lightest Jetboil configuration?
"And you could lose 1.5 ounces by going to a Monatauk Gnat burner. (Is there a lighter burner out there?)" That BRS burner is 25 grams. Ryan

In GEAR » Jetboil - what is the absolute lightest Jetboil configuration?
December 28, 2:54pm

Re: Re: Robic
Yep, ULA and SMD use it also. To my knowledge, it's only available from the factory at their MOQs. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Robic fabric source?
December 23, 6:14pm

Re: Vehicle Recomendations
Those Subarus are cool, but quality is suspect and gas mileage isn't that great due to the AWD system and its accompanying weight. What about a Honda Fit? Honda quality, 5 doors, and cheap a...

In Chaff » Vehicle Recomendations
December 22, 1:53pm

Re: Z-packs stick on loop patch strength?
Really only strong enough for hanging net tents and mid-panel guy outs. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Z-packs stick on loop patch strength?
December 22, 1:30pm

Re: Re: Rethinking EB Karkoram 0 sleeping bag
" there have been quite a few responses and threads on BPL over the years, and quite spirited discussion when it was pointed out that the WM summerlite is en-rated (mens) to ~35F ... when its ...

In GEAR » Rethinking EB Karkoram 0 sleeping bag
December 21, 3:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm