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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.


favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
CityOtepoti
StateOtago
CountryAotearoa
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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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how bout a 'where fix'
if you are struggling to get a gear fix, how bout re focusing, instead of new gear, start looking for a new where. im sure there are heaps of countries with out of it places just waiting to see you...

In GEAR » Need a Gear Fix!
July 24, 1:52am

call me boring...
but im about done with collecting gear (just waiting on my cuben solomid), but i am still wanting for & would pay good money for a light, re-fillable gas stove cannister, if it needs to be tita...

In GEAR » Need a Gear Fix!
July 23, 11:48pm

cup half full? cup half empty
this is BPL man, you are supposed to ask which cup is the lightest

In GEAR » Old school metal cups
July 23, 4:03am

Re: SpinnTwinn super high pitch
i know this wont help much with your question, but why not just take extra line (shouldnt weigh too much)& experiment, even just in your yard. or... how about if there is no real weather expect...

In GEAR » SpinnTwinn super high pitch
July 15, 11:36pm

Re: Jetboil warranty won't return my cup!
call in the fuzz, tell them jetboil have stolen your 'pot'

In GEAR » Jetboil warranty won't return my cup!
June 13, 6:28pm

Flat Cooking Pot from Korea
i would find that about as useful as a chocolate tea pot. enjoy ya trip to Korea though. will you be interviewing/looking at any other people/items? these guys may have other interesting products t...

In GEAR » Flat Cooking Pot from Korea
June 08, 10:32pm

Re: Intresting UL wind pants from dance world
never mind the pants, those shoes look pretty darn light, toe protection to boot

In GEAR » Intresting UL wind pants from dance world
May 31, 12:05am

Re: Us Aussies
congrats mikmik, u got a first post on some gear swap stuff. hope u bought sumthin, theres sum good items up for sale

In Gear Swap » FS in Australia: Good quality gear and clothes, new and old
May 19, 4:11am

Hiking staff/ monopod/ tent pole (duomid)
i have a komperdell, i think its the guide model. the grip screws off so the pole can be used a camera monopod. it has good length but i think you made need some sort of extender if you are using i...

In Multiple Use Gear » Hiking staff/ monopod/ tent pole (duomid)
May 17, 6:46pm

Re: First Aid kit: wound seal rapid response topical powder 0.25 oz
hey man, i hope you dont get a paper cut at your work & realise you didnt bring your first aid kit with you, pray you dont bleed out

In GEAR » First Aid kit: wound seal rapid response topical powder 0.25 oz
May 11, 11:07pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am