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Dave Heiss (DaveHeiss) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Backpacker since 1973, started going lighter in 2003
CityCamano Island

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All Forum Posts by Dave Heiss

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PIF: An odd assortment of items
CONUS, please. No charge except for shipping, as is the norm for PIF offers here. Since USPS shipping costs will vary based on the destination, I will inform you of the postal charge before they ...

In Gear Swap » PIF: An odd assortment of items
June 27, 11:03am

Bivy vs Tent sleeping
I would bet that many (if not most) bivy users are those lucky people who can simply lay down and fall asleep. Doesn’t really matter where they are - surroundings be damned they lay down and a mi...

In GEAR » I don't get UL bivy
June 21, 5:35pm

Hard drive platter as signal mirror
Tony, Have you noticed any oxidation or discolorations yet on the hard drive platter? I know there are ferrous materials used in hard drive construction and I'm wondering if (and for how lon...

In Make Your Own Gear » Signal Mirror
June 18, 2:51pm

Exodus FS
I just pulled the trigger on one of these today. 12 weeks (ugh) but I'm excited to get in the queue. I have an MLD Ark that is wonderful but is too big for most of my trips now that I've go...

In GEAR » MLD - 2012 - 3500ci EXODUS Full Suspension
June 05, 6:02pm

Zoid 1 tent is sold
And now the Zoid 1 tent is sold too. Thanks everyone!

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Pillow Pump, MSR Zoid 1 Tent, Z-packs Cuben Blast Food Bag
June 04, 6:09pm

MSR Zoid 1 tent still available...
...but the Exped Pillow Pump is sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Pillow Pump, MSR Zoid 1 Tent, Z-packs Cuben Blast Food Bag
May 29, 1:39pm

Pillow pump
SD - You don't have PM capability setup yet, so feel free to email me at daveh(at)mtnw-usa(dot)com and I will reply with Paypal instructions - thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Pillow Pump, MSR Zoid 1 Tent, Z-packs Cuben Blast Food Bag
May 27, 11:28pm

$5 deals still available
I'm going to keep the "Well-Fed Backpacker" cookbook, and everything else has either sold or been PIF'd. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Everything's $5 Sale
May 26, 12:05am

Tripod sold
Roger - Angelo beat you to the tripod by about a minute, and it is sold pending funds. Would you be interested in just the SOG Micro Toolclip?

In Gear Swap » FS: Everything's $5 Sale
May 24, 7:18pm

FS: Everything's $5 Sale
Sprint Aquatics Nylon Mesh Shoe, new, size 13 (Note: they run small, this is more like a size 9-11). SOLD UCO Micro Tealight Candle Lantern, red color, New, includes two tealights. SOLD Ear...

In Gear Swap » FS: Everything's $5 Sale
May 24, 6:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Heiss

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Montbell Versalite
Andrea - I'm looking forward to your opinions on the Versalite 50. I've still got that pack on my short list, and hope you can provide some input on its comfort and functionality. My only conc...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 5:37pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I also have an O2 Rainwear suit. I picked up a pair a few years ago and have been really happy with the performance, but I still wince at the screaming yellow color every time I put them on. It is def...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 26, 11:34am