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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
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Re: Knife sharpeners
I use my DMT diamond plates at home, W/D on glass at work, and nothing at all on the trail. One tough blade for batoning and a razor blade for slicing. Also SAK scissors. If I had to carry a sha...

In GEAR » Knife sharpeners
March 07, 4:39pm

Re: Aluminium FOIL pot lid
Good stuff Mike! I've got the MSR ti ketle (love it) but haven't modified it yet. The lid is pretty light in my memory, but I'll break it out and weigh it tomorrow; see if I can't...

In GEAR » Aluminium FOIL pot lid
March 03, 11:16pm

Re: How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
Self-pleasure. Twice if necessary. Just kidding, I never do that. I set up camp when I'm done walking, eat, then straight to bed. I get cold easily when I'm not moving so my options are li...

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 03, 3:45pm

Re: So many but this one is "special"
Wow, you're getting some great stuff! But do be careful; we've only just recently become friends and I'd hate to lose you. Don't go out like Tim Treadwell....

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
February 28, 8:45pm

Re: Optimum ratio of pot diameter to height
Never mind Jerry's post. I actually read your post and comprehended it. Good work! What I need now is for someone to test boil times to compare efficiency between thick lids and foil lids. ...

In GEAR » Optimum ratio of pot diameter to height
February 28, 6:52pm

Re: REI credit card bennies?
5% back on REI purchases (on top of your regular dividend), and 1% back on everything else. It's not a lot, but my APR is decent and it's the only CC I have. Might as well get something b...

In GEAR » REI Claus is Coming to Town!!!
February 23, 1:12pm

Re: Zebralight H52 head strap
Nice, but apparently there already exist a better solution: Mouth-held Flashlight

In Make Your Own Gear » Zebralight H52 head strap
February 20, 8:34pm

Re: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
Shoelaces. Maybe I'll find a likely piece of bark and a nice dowel-like stick if I'm leaving the trees for more than a few hours. Otherwise, I can find what I need to string a bow with my s...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 20, 8:07pm

Re: Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
Your Trinity Alps pictures! Oh, add me as a friend so I can see your cats. Pitsy ATX

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
February 15, 9:19pm

Re: No Tuning Fork
The first note to "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" on Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' is the low E in guitar standard tuning. Just get that song in your head really good, remember ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 15, 7:55pm

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