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Don Amundson (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Don Amundson

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Z's and tarps
I use fixed length BD Ultra distance Z poles with a Zpack solo plus tarp. The suggested pole length is 52 inches. The Z poles are 46 inches. To make up the difference I use a Pole Jack As Jim...

In GEAR » Z Trekking Poles and Tarps
June 08, 10:19am

One person tent.
Nice looking tent Thomas. The trekking pole use or lack there of seems clear to me. "does not rely on having trekking poles (I don’t always carry them)" "It pitches quickly and...

In Make Your Own Gear » One-person tent using 0.5oz netting
June 01, 12:32pm

Onion Valley to Whitney and snow
I'd check the PCT Class of 2015 Facebook page. PCT hikers are going through there now. Also the Whitney Portal message board: I ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney and snow
May 27, 5:17pm

FlexAir Pillows
"DISCLOSURE: Before I get in trouble I must disclose I'm the one selling the pillows on eBay. So here is the sale as required--just send a note that you're a BPL member if you order 2 ...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 29, 11:25pm

Re: re: FlexAir pillow
Large Pillows: Small Pillows...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 11:22pm

Weenie Pillow
The last post-time to do what I should be doing. I decided to test the strengh of the seal done on the vacuum sealer so I sat on the weenie pillow until it lost air. It surprized me that I had to...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 5:36pm

FlexAir pillows
I fired up my vacuum sealer to see what it would do. Seems to work pretty well. I had to make sure I waited long enough for the seal to cool down. The inflated size is one is 3.5 x 8.5. Weighs 7...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 5:12pm

Re: Re: Re: very small air pillow
The small size is 10.5 x 14.5 delated and of course smaller in the width and length depending on how much it's inflated. I quickly did a cut and seal using the edge of a regular iron to crea...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 2:13pm

Re: very small air pillow
Did you try the small size FlexAir pillow? Just inflate part way. They are about 6"x12" fully inflated. They can be make smaller by cutting and sealing with an iron. http://www.ebay...

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 12:17am

Re: 3 JMT hikers...2 or 4 liter gravityworks filter?
You might want to take time to consider Ken's point about individual water treatment systems. It's more common than you might think for people to bail for any number of reasons. Shared ge...

In GEAR » 3 JMT hikers...2 or 4 liter gravityworks filter?
April 21, 11:22am

All Reader Reviews by Don Amundson

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm