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James DeMonaco (jdemonaco) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by James DeMonaco

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Re: Pillow
Yeah I have been using the platy as a pillow for some time before I got the kookabay one. Idk, I just love the kookabay pillow so much, its super comfy and takes such little space/weight in the pac...

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 22, 12:11pm

Thanks Bryce! I've got a lot to mull over in that list, haha. I've got to admit, some of that stuff I'm not sure I could do, just because I am trying to find a good mix between comfo...

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 21, 3:04am

RE: Pockets
Thanks Mike! Seeing your ION is actually what inspired me to get one and work on it. I don't have a sewing machine right now, so I'm going to take it somewhere to have the work done (bee...

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 19, 8:55pm

Thanks guys, glad it helped somebody out! Thats a great idea, to replace the groundsheet with something lighter. Its a Tyvek groundsheet, which works well and definitely isn't heavy, but if ...

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 19, 8:07pm

Just Another Alcohol Stove kit
This is the alcohol stove kit I use. I can't weigh everything, but I think the kit all together is about 5 or 6 ounces. Everything fits neat and tidy The paperclips are used t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Just Another Alcohol Stove kit
October 19, 5:59pm

My ION list (w/ pics)
Hey everyone, this is my first time posting a gear list on here, so be kind :D First off, I want to thank everyone on the forum for being so informative. I've managed to go from using an Osp...

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 19, 2:06pm

I joined...
I joined because I wanted to support a great community. I know that its more supporting to share information, which I try and do as much as I can, but some times it takes a little money as well. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why are you not a Member of BPL?
October 19, 12:45am

Re: Backpackin....small
I've definitely embraced this over the last two years. I've finally (today, as I just picked the bag up) been able to get a weekends worth of gear into a golite ION (un-modded so far). ...

In GEAR » Backpacking....small
October 18, 7:48pm

I just moved back up to the bay, so you can count me in! If somebody wouldn't mind a carpooler, with plenty of gas money!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 4th Annual BPL GGG
October 18, 4:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Best knot for Triptease line?
lol @ weather predictions. I went hiking in the northern sierras and the rangers station checked the weather for me, said it was going to be beautiful (around mid 20's at night) and perhaps...

In GEAR » Best knot for Triptease line?
October 15, 2:52pm

All Reader Reviews by James DeMonaco

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Kooka Bay Syn filled custom pad
I purchased a 60x20x2.5 mummy shaped R5 Synthetic filled pad from Kookabay back in January, received it early February, and have had the pleasure of spending around 30+ nights on it so far. I can h...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 15, 12:42am