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Tony Wong (Valshar) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tony Wong

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Re: GGG/SOCAL
Don, Wow! Fantastic turn out you have anticipated for your SoCal GGG! Beats the 14-16 we had at our 1st one and you have manufactures coming out to share in the fun! Looking forward to ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
March 17, 1:29pm

What one piece of gear makes you smile and why
My MSR Titan Kettle. One of my first lightweight pieces of gear that I purchased when transitioning from traditional backpacking. Shelters, clothing, and sleeping bags have all changed, but t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 17, 1:25pm

Re: Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
Jon, Thanks for your thoughts and info, which I respect. I admit that the idea of white gas was just something that occurred to me on a whim and I wanted to get feedback from the community. ...

In GEAR » Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
February 23, 4:40pm

Re: Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
Dan, Space Madness I tell you....white gas in an alcohol stove! I checked out your videos...genius! Just ordered your stove with the mod for white gas, plus I decided to get your burner fo...

In GEAR » Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
February 23, 2:46pm

Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
I was just reflecting on my 2011 JMT trip and how difficult it was to find Esbit at the stores. Some had alcohol for sale. Then I was thinking, if I were traveling internationally, it might b...

In GEAR » Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
February 22, 11:46pm

Re: Just got mine today
I used baby powder to lightly dust on the seams that I sealed so they were not sticky. Talcum powder would work fine too. When I did mine, I stuffed the gloves full of towels to "puff&qu...

In GEAR » Seam sealing eVent mitts
February 21, 3:08pm

Re: PCT
Paul,7 In some ways, the fact that it is their 1st thru hike is no surprise. If you think about it....what "normal" person is going to check out of society, quit their job, be away ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT hiker stats.
February 20, 3:34pm

Sawyer Filter on the PCT
It is very likely that when the survey was done they were using the crappy 1st generation squeeze bags that would break if you just sneezed on them. The filter is rock solid...the original bags ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT hiker stats.
February 20, 1:57pm

Re: Need Help: Photos of Dan's Zelph Stoves at the GGG!!!
Duane, If you can take a shot of yourself holding Dan's stove and email it to me, that would be great. I updated the GGG Photo Essay with pictures of Dan's stoves. What is missing ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
February 20, 8:41am

Re: Solomid XL
Ken & Everyone else, Question for you, as I have been considering getting a regular solomid (I am 5'6"), what are you using for a ground sheet? Polycro sheet or a bivy of some so...

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
February 19, 10:49am

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm