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Kyle Purcell (dufus934) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale North Texas
About Me I'm a Bible believing follower of Christ. I've been backpacking for about 15 years now. A few of things that I'm really interested in are making my own gear, survival techniques and gear. I have a lot of questions and a few answers.
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Re: Re: Filter Clean-Up
Thanks Roger, but you're going to have to help me. What is an enzyme-based detergent (hope I'm not showing my ignorance)?

In GEAR » Filter Clean-Up
January 19, 1:55pm

Filter Clean-Up
I loaned out my Katadyn Hiker Filter (not the Pro model) to a couple of my buddies...big mistake. The bag for the "outlet hose" and the hose itself reek of MILDEW. So, how do I fix this...

In GEAR » Filter Clean-Up
January 19, 1:46pm

CRKT does make good knives. I have used the same one for going on 5 years (just as a daily use knife).

In GEAR » Ritter small fixed blade and flashlight
January 13, 4:53pm

Re: Buying materials ???
Mike, From what I know, most people use these sites: http://www.seattlefabrics.com/ http://www.owfinc.com/ http://www.speerhammocks.com/Products/Supplies.htm Those are the main ones I know...

In Make Your Own Gear » Buying materials ???
January 13, 1:30pm

Fabric Retailers/cheap sil
Seattle Fabrics OWFinc Noah Lamport (just saw this in a post on here) Ed Speer Are there any other places to buy fabric on the internet (I'm mainly looking for silnylon)? Also, I searche...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric Retailers/cheap sil
January 13, 1:27pm

Re: It will be fine
My main concern is for things like chicken and beef. There are some good places that I can find out how to dehydrate them, but with a set temp of 150, I might not be able to follow the directions ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Set Temp Dehydrator
January 13, 9:36am

Re: Does it have a fan?
Yep, its got a fan. And the trays rotate very easily. This is the model. It isn't great, but it was free. Now that I have specified the model, will I be okay dehydrating things like pasta d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Set Temp Dehydrator
January 12, 2:48pm

Set Temp Dehydrator
I was just given a dehydrator with a set temp of 150 deg(F). What can I do with it and what should I stay away from? Also, how do I know how long I need to keep the foods in the dehydrator?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Set Temp Dehydrator
January 12, 12:07pm

Roger, So the "normal" fabrics we use (i.e. silnylon, spinnaker, cuban, and etc) will ALL work with a hot knife?

In Philosophy & Technique » Frayed Cloth Cleanup
January 10, 9:53am

Frayed Cloth Cleanup
I have grown to really enjoy sewing my gear, but there is one problem that I cannot get past. How do you deal with the fraying that results from cutting some fabrics? I hate this, because they so...

In Philosophy & Technique » Frayed Cloth Cleanup
January 09, 1:11pm

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