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My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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Re: Acclimitization to cold
i don't know if there is any physical change, but i tell ya what .. you work outside long enough, and you just sort of get comfortable with being miserable. so, in the regards that "if yo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acclimitization to cold
October 19, 11:58am

Re: Hysol In Canada?
hysol i don't know. but , i have here some little packs of various epoxy types made by Hardman. they make a wide array of blends with differing virtues. might be worth a look. or, might even b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hysol In Canada?
October 16, 7:49am

Re: Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
had a versalite, and currently also own the highlite, i think it is (light blue w/black int). as far as the versalite, for fun'r trips, i replaced it with an Apache DL, and could not be happie...

In GEAR » Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
October 02, 10:05pm

Re: ENAN end stakeout
" The Enan requires less stakes than the Akto, and you like the Akto?" yes well... on the surface akto does appear like it takes a boatload of them. but ! in one is clever, one can co...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
September 21, 10:31am

looking at enan, and not liking part of it.
so: peter runs an akto and has done to the point of actually wearing one out. fine .. i bought another. no problem there. i love it. i thought i was falling for the new enan, and considered that...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
September 20, 10:06am

Re: Review of Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes by John Vonhof
based upon my reading only the 1st edition of his book, and now this review, i suspect that Vonhof may (no disrespect intended) be overly invested in his theory of random variability of foot failu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Review of Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes by John Vonhof
September 18, 7:55pm

Re: HTML programs
if one is so clever that they alraedy use a Mac, they can work with Freeway 7 by Softpress. look no further for a full featured (you don't have to use them all) website code generator. it...

In On the Web » HTML programs
September 18, 12:52pm

Re: Packraft dynamics
Reducing spin: if you look at how your butt sticks down deeper in the water, vs how much of the mass is in the back too, vs trying to keep it headed down river, it seems that it is akin to tryin...

In Packrafting » Packraft dynamics
September 14, 12:27pm

Re: Working with pile fleece and Pertex fabric?
pertex is hella slippery sewed right to right side. if i was looking to sew pertex, fleece, and leather, i might hand sew it first to keep the thing from walking around on me. fleece on it's o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Working with pile fleece and Pertex fabric?
September 05, 9:14am

it might not be totally gone
more ... if your machine has just lost the function of say.. the foot control, you can nab perfectly good brand new foot controls off ebay for about zilch. the belts are quite reasonable as wel...

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
August 31, 9:21pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm