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Michael Meiser (mmeiser) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Michigan
About Me mostly into ultralight bike touring. Backpackinglight is my inspiration though.

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stainless steal screen as grill
Good thread, just made a post on using stainless steel screen as a wood stove top to arrest sparks around a tarp.

In Multiple Use Gear » Cheap alternative to the zia fabrications ti grill?
November 16, 10:09pm

Making a wood stove spark proof
Got this idea from TiGoat stoves and other wood stoves. They place a screen or two in the smoke stack to keep sparks from going up the stove pipe. The basic idea is to take a stainless steel ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a wood stove spark proof
November 16, 9:54pm

Love the wood stoves
I love the Ikea and the coffee mug wood stoves. I use something very similar. My latest version is made out of stainless steel and rolls up so it fits in my evernew narrow bottom 700 ml. I hone...

In Make Your Own Gear » What homemade gear do you take with on every outing?
November 08, 11:13pm

s24o / shakedown hikes
While the hike with others thing is cool not one person has mentioned how to gain experience on your own. In the ramp up to your winter hike I highly recommend doing a lot of short quick overnig...

In Winter Hiking » Winter hiking FAQ?
November 08, 10:25pm

bug net
I know this thread is a bit stale, but what the heck. I'd recommend a seperate bug net. Light as can be and you can stake it out a big and run a single line up to give yourself plenty of hea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Marmot Alpinist bivy. Bugs and rain in summer, mods?
October 25, 8:05am

Sweet plan, sweet site, but where did all the flickr photos go!? Got a url to your flickr stream?

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bicycling the Lost Coast
September 20, 6:38am

UL road bike touring
you asked about ultralight road bike touring: My setup is down to about 30lbs A recent pic, but not very good.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Does UL trickle to your other hobbies?
May 20, 4:58am

Re: Re: NiZn rechargeable batteries for headlamps and digi cameras?
@Bob Blean (blean) said: "Here is his comparison of NiZn to the Sanyo Eneloop low self-discharge NiMH battery. Again, follow the comments on that review. One of the follow-up comments says...

In GEAR » NiZn rechargeable batteries for headlamps and digi cameras?
April 14, 7:22pm

LMF forks and putting a blade on the handle of your ti spoon
I've broken several LMF forks. I find extreme cold makes them brittle. However I loved the design so I now own a titanium version. Love it. Like this idea of making a knife out of the titani...

In Multiple Use Gear » Ti Spork / Knife
April 11, 9:34pm

I like it.
I think there's some future in the overall design. How does it scale though? Is it a single shot stove only or is there some prospect for longer trips? Would love to see ISO butane canist...

In Make Your Own Gear » 41.6g (1.47oz) Stove and Canister
April 11, 9:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Meiser

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MSR Dragonfly Multi-fuel
I've had a Dragonfly for going on three years now. It's shortcomings are its weight and it's largish pack size. Most of the time I do use a .25oz supercat or pressurized side jet alc...

In Stoves - White Gas
February 28, 4:04pm

Light My Fire Spork
I love hate this thing. This is to say I loved to use it right up to the point where it snapped in two. I love the design with the spoon at one end and the fork at the other. I find other sporks de...

In Cookware - Other
June 26, 9:49am