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John Myers (dallas) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: Re: Interesting conversation so far.
"I wasn't expecting to have this thread turn into an analysis of the defects of my personality and the limits of my intellectual capacity." Maybe it's your profile picture. :)...

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 07, 11:32am

Hammock shelter/tarp
Yes, you certainly can find a tarp that works for hammocks and also a shelter when hanging is not an option. I'm with you, I much prefer a hammock but there are parts of some trails that requir...

In GEAR » Shelter that doubles as hammock tarp?
March 06, 6:35am

Blame the Spreadsheet!
Good points. I find I'm more prone to 'needing' new gear when I analyze my gear spreadsheet. Look at all the grams I can save! I say blame the spreadsheet. :) Although, be...

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 05, 10:01am

Ex Light
Oh... I'll take the Montbell Extremely Light down jacket

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap B.C., Thermawrap Pro, EX Light down Jacket, all Men's size XL
March 04, 8:23pm

Itinerary books
Yep, we know there will likely be changes. This is just to try to get the new guys thinking about what they might like and what the range of options is.

In Philmont » Who's going in 2014?!
March 04, 11:09am

Philmont tents
Also, Philmont has new MSR tents that are supposed to be decent. Plus they are included in the fee. I like free.

In Philmont » Send a Scout to Philmont
March 03, 8:59am

Yep, we're going to Philmont
Our Troop has a crew going this year. This will be my 3rd trek as an advisor and I'm really looking forward to it. The guys have been looking over last year's itineraries so we can be...

In Philmont » Who's going in 2014?!
March 03, 7:51am

Re: chrome dome
"For backpacking I would get the non collapsible. It's incredibly simple - I wouldn't trade the strength of a non collapsible shaft for extra space savings when collapsed." Wha...

In GEAR » Golite Chrome or collapsible Chrom umbrella
October 22, 6:26am

Re: Washing Tyvek
"Has anyone tried washing tyvek to reduce noise? Read somewhere online that a couple of washings will do the trick, but you know how reliable then internet can be..." Yes, I've don...

In GEAR » Is Tyvek Really That Bad?
October 18, 3:47pm

Re: speaking of water containers
I drained a couple of 2 1/2 gallon wine containers to use for large group water containers. It took a while, but it was worth it. :)

In GEAR » Your best gear hack/mod/invention/alternate use/improvisation?
October 17, 7:28am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm