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Richard Reno (scubahhh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale White Mountains, mostly.
About Me The older I get, the better I used to be.

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I've had mine for a year or so, and it's been great. Picke duit up at Backcountry for somethign like $50. Why not just buy a decent jacket from a good vendor, and see what happens. If it fa...

In GEAR » windshirt with a good waranty or a decent cheap one?
March 11, 5:15am

Thanks, Steven! The EVA I'm thinking about is a Gossamer Gear Thinlight pad, 39 X 60 X 1/4. I'm pretty sure it'll be wide enough, and I can tril a lot away; maybe enough for a lit...

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 10, 2:46pm

Insulation under WB BBXLC
Thanks- I'll keep you posted and wager that before summer's over I'll be the proud owner of a UQ or three ;-)

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 09, 5:28pm

Re: hammock
Thanks, John- But I'm 6'4", 220#, so that would be a little like stuffing 10 lbs of organic matter into a 5 lb bag; and as much as I've heard good things about Hennessy, I don'...

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock
March 09, 5:48am

WTB: hammock
I'm looking for a Warbonnet BB XLC and tarp, but am open to suggestions!

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock
March 08, 7:31pm

Re: re: Warbonnet
Thanks, John! I've heard good things about Evacote, and am hoping that sticking the pad between the layers of the hammock will relieve the stickiness issue and the dampness from condensation...

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 08, 2:05pm

I'm just about ready to order myself an early birthday present- Warbonnet Blackbird XLC 1.7 DL- and a Mamajamba Tarp, for 3-season use in New England, where the temps. range from about freezing...

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 08, 12:23pm

MSR Lightning Ascents....
...less than a season old and with only 100miles or so of moderately rough use, have developed a pretty noticeable ding in the rail, adjacent to the instep. Anybody else experience this? Somethi...

In GEAR » MSR Lightning Ascents....
March 08, 11:33am

2 Questions...
1. Is this the medium (web site says it fits up to 5'10") or large (fits to 6'4")? 2. How did you come up with $540 as the original price? Their site says ?504 for the medium a...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Backcountry Blanket
March 07, 6:50am

I don't know about Peak, but KLIM is good,a nd about 1/2 the price of Nido, I think. Very popular in Latin America and made in Holland, I think. It's also a great way to attract the attenti...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Nido or Peak?
March 06, 2:06pm

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