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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"
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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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Re: Seam
if you were using it as an A-frame set up, and the 'ridge-line' was going to be the main guy-out point through the middle of a panel, then i would probably make a seam. not a seam as such t...

In GEAR » Center seam on cuben tarp necessary?
February 09, 11:58pm

Re: Not enough info.
you seemed to have enough info to write this negative report

In GEAR » A brief negative review of the Brooks PureDrift
January 30, 1:14am

invite them all
invite them all, let them make the call as to weather its to expensive or to far

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who would you invite?
October 08, 3:33am

my birthday bash
my birthday bash the aim... get to Jubilee Hut and back. Jubilee Hut (built in 2007, sleeps 10+) is situated in the Silver Peaks scenic reserve just outside Dunedin, New Zealand. i have been on ...

In Post-Trip Reports » my birthday bash
September 19, 6:37am

Evernew Pots
ECA-425 2600ml ECA-428 4000ml have you checked out these from evernew? part of the titanium non stick range, either side of 3L... but i like the look of the handles on the 2600ml

In GEAR » 3L Pot
September 18, 11:26pm

Re: 12-10 (Caldera Cone burner) question
helps if you give it a good shake... thats good Franco, got a laugh out of me. no more than two shakes mind you...

In GEAR » 12-10 (Caldera Cone burner) question
September 11, 3:28am

Re: Educate this guy...
ozzies eh... need educated on the rugby field too

In Gear Lists » Educate this guy...
August 27, 12:12am

new stuff at Warbonnet Outdoors
i was just checkn out some things & looks like new products (RidgeRunner, Lynx etc) up n running for all u hangers out there

In GEAR » new stuff at Warbonnet Outdoors
August 24, 6:25pm

Re: Re: ultralight overalls
gimme a high six --B.G-- i see where you are goin with that sorry, just joking

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ultralight overalls
August 19, 7:29pm

gear grams
there should be a little + and - at the bottom left, i think the - is what you are after

In Gear Lists » geargrams question
August 17, 4:47am

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