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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
Got my size S today and it comes in at 9.2 ounces. An easy way to shave a quick 8 ounces off my gear list. I'm can't wait to try it out. My last attempt at a lightweight pad was with a...

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
June 08, 5:18pm

Re: 40% Off Golite
Thanks Sam! I got a Golite Ion for 30 bucks and also the Poncho/Tarp for 30 bucks. Like a previous poster, I can experiment with a poncho/tarp on the cheap now. Worst case is I sell it on th...

In Gear Deals » 40% Off Golite
June 05, 3:45pm

Re: summer sleeping
Was it hard to sleep with all those inch worms crawling over your bag?

In GEAR » Summer sleeping... the options?
June 01, 5:26am

Re: No compromises made thus far
Well, if it's one thing you'll learn is that your list is never final and there is always the forums and eBay to correct any purchase "mistakes". For your cooking system, could...

In Gear Lists » Base Weight
May 30, 8:33pm

Re: Re: ULA Conduit users - what pad to use
>I just use the thin piece of foam Brian sells as an option. It works fine for me. Hey Chris, Is that the "Interior Backpad" weighing 1.1 ounces? http://ula-equipment.com/order....

In GEAR » ULA Conduit users - what pad to use
May 30, 8:12pm

Re: Summer Southeast Gear List
Yeah, definitely replace that pack. ULA Conduit or GG Mariposa will come in around 21 ounces saving you almost 2 pounds!

In Gear Lists » Summer Southeast Gear List
May 30, 8:05pm

Re: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus Video Review
Good job Jason. Thanks for sharing on the forum.

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus Video Review
May 30, 7:03pm

Neo Air as Frame
I currently use a Nightlight Torso Pad as frame for my ULA Conduit. Is it possible to use the Neo Air instead? Perhaps partially inflating it in the pack?

In GEAR » Neo Air as Frame
May 30, 6:42pm

Re: Summer sleeping... the options?
Hi Brian. You're dilemma sounds like mine about a year or so ago. It's time to start thinking about a [16oz] quilt. I have a Nunatak Arc Specialist and I'm pretty happy with it. I g...

In GEAR » Summer sleeping... the options?
May 30, 6:35pm

Re: TRT Gear List 09
That's what I was going to say about your Atom. It seems out of place with all your other UL gear. Do temps go below 32 in July? I'm thinking a 16oz quilt with your Montbell jacket may b...

In Gear Lists » TRT Gear List 09
May 30, 6:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm