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Nate Powell (powell1nj) - BPL Forum Member

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re: Foam for Backpack Straps?
Thanks Christopher - always good to get advice from the man behind Zimmerbuilt! Your gear is legendary by the way. I'll definitely check that foam out. What thickness do you recommend? I would ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foam for Backpack Straps?
December 16, 7:58am

Foam for Backpack Straps?
Howdy, So what types of foam are folks using for backpack straps and where are you getting it? Just interested in whats out there. I'd love to find something cheap and easily available (I kn...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foam for Backpack Straps?
December 16, 7:25am

No-sew Veclro and PU Coated Nylon
Howdy, Anyone happen to know if any of the adhesive no-sew velcro products will reliably stick to 1.9oz PU coated nylon. Need it to stick to the "wrong" side - the side that faces in. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » No-sew Veclro and PU Coated Nylon
December 12, 8:24pm

Howdy, Not to rock the thread jack but I'd love to hear what all goes into your 8.9oz complete setup Te-Wa. Another Super Hammock Newb here. I made a gathered-end and have been LOVING it for...

In Hammocks » Super Hammock Newb - help!
August 31, 9:18pm

+2 on the Joyce Kilmer/Slickrock Creek area. Not to dissuade from the Smokies at all though. I'm just more familiar with Joyce/Slick Rock. Worth some Googling if nothing else. Either way, have ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mid-September Smoky Mountain Backpacking Suggestions
August 31, 8:50pm

re: rename
+3 - I'm guilty of pre-planning questions in the Hiking Partners forum :) Good call.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » PLEASE rename TRIP REPORTS and TRIP ANNOUNCMENTS
August 29, 7:09pm

6 x 8 Tarp Ridgeline
Howdy, I've never used a rectangular tarp before (I have an a-frame cat tarp) but I'd like to try it out. I'm thinking a 6 x 8 would be cool size to try out for solo use. What I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » 6 x 8 Tarp Ridgeline
August 25, 5:11pm

re: Marmot on a rock
Nice marmot.

In Photography » Marmot on a rock
August 23, 5:59am

re: MYOG Bivy
Howdy, Thanks for the kind words regarding the bivy fellas. As I said, I'm really happy with how it turned out. Jamie, the M90 I used is called 'Evergreen' on the Thru-hiker site. It...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
August 22, 4:02pm

Howdy, I just finished my bivy based on Jamie’s Lytw8 design and the other info. Chris and Stephen have shared. I haven’t had a chance to take it out yet, but I’m happy with the way it tur...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
August 21, 7:00pm

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