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Aaron Benson (AaronMB) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Central Valley California
About Me English Grad' student who loves the outdoors.

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Re: Re: Machetes for bushwacking.
""Are Machete's really Leave no Trace?"" Justin is well aware of LNT practices...

In GEAR » Machetes for bushwacking.
August 26, 8:50am

Re: Stove
Chris - I used the Vargo Hexagon quite a bit. The packability was a huge plus for me, but in the end, was not worth the durability issue, in my opinion. Penny for penny, I think the Caldera is a be...

In Gear Lists » First time SUL, need some tips
August 21, 10:43pm

Re: Re: First time SUL, need some tips
That's the stove I took to the meet up at Henry Coe this past February. At one point I would have passionately defended the Vargo Hexagon wood burner. The first season I used it, it worked f...

In Gear Lists » First time SUL, need some tips
August 20, 9:08am

Re: ...
You could easily use a girth hitch on one side and a taut line hitch on the other. Try searching "self tensioning guy lines."

In GEAR » Pitching a pyramid
August 18, 6:15pm

Re: Re: the lowly shower cap
""Thanks for the tip on the shower cap. I suspect those thieving gnomes will steal 1 from the wife's cabinet drawer and hide it in my bp gear pile."" I carry one for my c...

In Multiple Use Gear » the lowly shower cap
August 17, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Pad with quilt use.
""When I use a quilt (or a bag as a quilt), I just sleep right on the pad, tucking the quilt in underneath me between me and the pad when necessary to keep out drafts."" Righ...

In GEAR » Pad with quilt use.
August 17, 2:50pm

Re: Re: Knot tying cheat sheet?
That BSA link above is helpful. When I really wanted to start learning knots I got a Pro-Knot card (in this case, a few plastic cards secured together with a rivet) and kept it with me, along wi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Knot tying cheat sheet?
August 16, 10:34am

Re: Consider splicing in a fixed
""Consider splicing in a fixed loop or just tie a loop with knot on one end for each of your guy lines, loop that through each guy tie-out on the tarp, pull the non-loop end through the f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody have a link to a strong micro clip ??
August 15, 3:37pm

Re: Klean-Strip Green Denatured Alcohol
I also use and like the Green Klean Strip (not the SLX).

In GEAR » Which brand of denatured alcohol? Where to get it in US?
August 15, 10:38am

Re: Light Shovel.
I have the Little Dig and could use it for what you want a little shovel for - the Big Dig would work even better; it's light and made by a BPLer, to boot:

In GEAR » Light Shovel.
August 13, 8:49pm

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