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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


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In Chaff » Ted Cruz’s Father Suggests Placing Atheists in ‘Camps’
November 18, 11:06am

We buy this one locally, more for front country than backcountry. in the backcountry, try to get the Sheriff to order a MAST chopper, they don't ch...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How much do rescues cost?
November 18, 11:01am

extruded foam
I was at a Maker Shed last week and one of the brainstorming sessions was how to monitor the output of a foam packing peanut machine, keeping the corn based material the right consistancy so the p...

In Make Your Own Gear » Variation on Daryl's theme (in c minor), Foam vests meets Fishnet concept.
November 16, 8:42am

Fruit pakcage plastic expanded PE Foam Fruit Net Making machine, PE foam mat making machine, wine bottle net making machine
I always though foam net laminated between solid foam could make a lighter foam pad. Spaces more than 1/4" develop air currents from convection that overcome the insulation value. Especially i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Variation on Daryl's theme (in c minor), Foam vests meets Fishnet concept.
November 16, 8:37am

WA state's 1st report on ACA
"Though the first months’ numbers are small, the hard data in Washington’s report will attract attention from those wondering how the new system is being received, and how well it may work...

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
November 15, 6:25pm

water bottle
What about a removable stainless steel water bottle with some sort of holder, say riveted or bolted in place.

In GEAR » Seek Outside 'big sibling' hot tent wood stove
November 14, 10:37am

No Health Insurance? Just Drink. Koch, not Coke.
"This is the strangest P.R. campaign yet against the Affordable Care Act. Generation Opportunity, the Koch-funded group behind the Creepy Uncle Sam ads, is throwing tailgate parties to “educ...

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
November 11, 6:03pm

Fred you are right
This does not match This However, pretty much every tea-party person I know also expounds on the beliefs parodied ...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
November 07, 10:28am

Woman stabs black bear on Northville-Placid Trail "Despite numerous attempts to frighten them off, the bears continued to follow her. Near Stephens Pon...

In Chaff » Man kills grizzly with...knife.
November 07, 8:29am

find a cobbler with a shoe patch machine
Bring some cordura nylon. Otherwise rip out the main seams on the pack (a real project with bound seams) so you can get the pack under a standard sewing machine.

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack repair question
November 06, 8:25pm

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm