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Tad Englund (bestbuilder) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: Re: Gravity filtration
Bob, I use the platy on both ends also and filling the dirty bag can be problematic. I fix it by cutting the bottom out of the dirty bag (the pleated part). I tried thinner string but with a fu...

In GEAR » New Sawyer mini: Gravity filtration vs. squeeze concept
January 03, 2:19pm

Re: 3p tents?
I use a BA UL Copper Spur 3 for my wife a and I or me and my two youngest (16 and 17 yr olds at the time) if we are winter camping on the coast or in rainy 3 season weather. It has a 90" floo...

In GEAR » 3p tents? My Google-foo is failing me
December 27, 1:33pm

Re: Vectran Yarn
Delmar, I got the Vectran yarn off E-Bay (I was looking for the kevlar by this ia all I found). I purchase 100 ft figuring I would probably need it for some other mistake later on. The epoxy is: L...

In Make Your Own Gear » Metallury help needed for a MYOG Flash 30
December 22, 8:51pm

Vectran was the fix
Colin and everybody else thanks for the help. I decided to salvage the existing frame (save money) and went with the fix Colin suggested; using Vectran yarn saturated with epoxy. I used the exist...

In Make Your Own Gear » Metallury help needed for a MYOG Flash 30
December 20, 8:15pm

[x – ((70 - y)/2) = z]
Keith, yes it does matter if you use the equation when making the decision because the x value give you a different answer depending on which rated quilt you use for x (20* or 50*). Now that I h...

In Philosophy & Technique » Quilt Layering Question
December 20, 2:49pm

Re: Re: Sawyer Squeeze mini @ Amazon - $14.99 (next 2 hours only)
Just missed it, I shouldn't have done that report and looked here sooner.

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Squeeze mini @ Amazon - $14.99 (next 2 hours only)
December 20, 11:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Your down coat could be the product of cruelty
Eric, thank for posting this; even though I buy more than my fair share of down; I wish there was a way to figure out who is marketing the 'better practice" down collection for their produ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Your down coat could be the product of cruelty
December 19, 9:49pm

Fire starting insurance policy
Dale, this might be better insurance for starting a fire. I might even fit in your day pack. You can strap the hose on the outside and carry the nozzle in the water bottle packet.

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 17, 12:51pm

Re: Stoic hadron cuffs elastic
Velimir, I had the same problem. Skinny wrists but the elastic was too tight. I came up with a solution that worked. I have a bunch of IKEA cups (that my kids used when they were little- now the ...

In GEAR » Stoic hadron cuffs elastic
December 16, 3:50pm

Re: The reverse approach.
David nice durable band, but isn’t the last layer a real pain to get off when you have to rip it off your arm hair? For some of the younger set here you might want to explain what thing is on to...

In GEAR » Let's see a picture of your WATCH thread.
December 16, 3:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Tad Englund

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The mattress totally sucked the heat out of me. See this thread for more info about this mattress.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 11, 6:39pm