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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
CityRound Rock
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All Forum Posts by Daniel Pittman

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Re: Re: yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
It was in the 'trending news' crawl on my facebook the other day. Don't recall which news service originated the story.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
April 19, 8:32pm

Re: Even more thread drift
Born Mississippi, raised Houston, lived San Diego, work with Vic from New Orleans. Southern grammar with a Texan drawl, SoCal vocabulary, peppered with phrases from the yat dialect. Oh, my mothe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 18, 11:15pm

Re: The down in an Exped down mat UL7
Oh that sucks! Down stuck to everything... you'll be finding it in the darndest places. We had a down duvet rupture last winter. It's no joke.

In GEAR » The down in an Exped down mat UL7
April 18, 10:55pm

Re: Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
My MSR Titanium spoon has served me well since '98. The handle is long enough to get the last of the peanut butter out of the jar. If I ever lose it I will be seriously pissed at myself.

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 18, 10:45pm

weight of a knot
Probably best to knot think about it too much. It is, however, probably worth considering what system of guylines, loops, knots, stakes, etc. weighs the least at the performance level you require.

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 16, 7:03pm

Ziplocs in pump bag for pillow
"Do you just use regular ziploc freezer bags? I bought a box of Hefty zipper loc 2.5 gal bags after watching a youtube video of using one for a pillow. They don't hold air at all under wei...

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 16, 6:59pm

Re: Metabolism vs Body Fat
I really hope someone figures out an answer to this. I'm 5'10" 130 lbs. The most I ever weighed was 145 lbs after boot camp. I'm always cold. I've been eating an extra 1260-210...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Metabolism vs Body Fat
April 15, 10:57pm

Re: Re: REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
Hey J Mag, I use my Schnozzel as a pillow by filling it with 6 or 7 partially inflated ziploc bags. I don't use it as a drybag because I don't want to get it punctured. As a pumpbag for ...

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 14, 4:51pm

Re: REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
I just realized that one of the vendors my employer orders from carries Sierra Designs and some other good brands. So I probably won't buy anything big from REI anytime soon, except maybe anoth...

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 13, 5:01pm

Re: piezo yes or no?
Feature creep. Extra weight that is not multiuse. If you run out of fuel and wish to make a twig fire, can you light if with a piezo igniter?

In GEAR » Snowpeak Gigapower Manual vs Snowpeak Litemax
April 11, 7:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Pittman

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm