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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: How many items are on your gear list?
Moderate weather 34 or so items, (weight) a couple ounces over 2 pounds. Top row Left to Right: Pertex Quantum / Cuben Bivy with the Climashield Combat Liner attached. Cuben Poncho/Tarp ...

In Philosophy & Technique » How many items are on your gear list?
November 07, 7:59am

Re: Who Can Build Me a Custom Hammock?
Hi, You might start with an old style Army Jungle Hammock. I also like to lay flat and can do that with one of these. I have two and modified both of them to bring the weight down from 55 ounc...

In Hammocks » Who Can Build Me a Custom Hammock?
November 03, 11:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Wearable quilts, why?
Mulit-use gear such as a wearable quilt or as I call the one I made, a Tunic/Quilt, has several good uses. One is to use it as a Tunic during the day, part of my sleep system at night or as an und...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Wearable quilts, why?
November 02, 10:12am

Re: Pyramid - math help
Hi, I did something like you are talking about a few years ago. My design approach was a bit different. This thread shows what I was doing and some comments: Alphamid and Hex

In Make Your Own Gear » Pyramid - math help
November 01, 8:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
Hi Chris, You were back and now you gone again? You may notice that I did not say everything I read at Gear Junkie was good. Just more to pick and choose from. The Fast and Light series i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
October 17, 4:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
A few videos that most here should enjoy: Race Videos

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
October 17, 3:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
Well, It looks like if you are part of the "Staff" you can delete your own comments. By/Bye Chris.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
October 17, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
My comment about getting more information about new gear was directed to the "Gear Junkie" newsletter and it is free. I don't read Outside Magazine.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
October 16, 2:46pm

Re: Re: Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
Hi Chris, You can laugh but I get more information about new gear from them then I do from here. If you are that closed minded maybe you are the one that needs to move on.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outside Magazine: Gear Junkie has the 'Most Credible Endorsement of Gear'
October 16, 1:32pm

Re: 3 day AT section hike GA
Hi Jeff, Thanks for the reference to "geargrams". I have wanted a place to create gear lists and just registered with them. Now I am going back and have a look at your list. Fir...

In Gear Lists » 3 day AT section hike GA
October 15, 1:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am