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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: Re: Vapour Barrier for Andes
I own a set of the RBH Designs VB Shirt and Pants and socks. I have the optional venting options and added a couple of my own. You wear these next to your skin and never take them off while on you...

In Make Your Own Gear » Vapour Barrier Suit experiment
October 05, 10:54am

New - Patagonia Lightweight Merino Hoody
Hi, I look at the new stuff coming out from several different companies as the seasons change and noticed this morning that Patagonia brought out (for this Fall) what they call a Lightweight Mer...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG-SW Capilene Hood Project:
October 04, 10:38am

Re: Re: CHEER STIC AIR PAD...ANY NEWS ON THIS?...
I am not sure if we can reference something on eBay but here is the link. The 100 for $8.00 is a bargain. Coming from Hong Kong to the USA, about 7 to 14 days. Cheer Stic's on eBay

In Make Your Own Gear » CheerStic Air Pad
October 03, 4:12pm

Re: CHEER STIC AIR PAD...ANY NEWS ON THIS?...
Hi Ernie, The Cheer Stic's worked fine but I changed from the Cheer Stic to Balloons when I was able to learn how to blow up the Balloons. The Balloons are much lighter. Picture is of me o...

In Make Your Own Gear » CheerStic Air Pad
October 03, 2:00pm

Re: Anyone made their own baselayers?
Start out with a pair of briefs and then a pair of pants. Then maybe a T-shirt with a hood, a pair of mittens and a pair of sleeping socks. You can buy several different weights of capilene yarda...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anyone made their own baselayers?
October 01, 8:29pm

Re: What to do with damaged Icebreaker shirt?
Hi, Try a hood and then sew it on another wool shirt like this: Make your Own Hoody

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with damaged Icebreaker shirt?
October 01, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Cuben Fiber 1.2oz Rain Pants
Timothy and others, First, it is nice to see the new activity on this old thread. After I made these pants I was able to buy a really nice snap press second-hand from one of our members. In...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber 1.2oz Rain Pants
September 23, 10:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: What down fill weight does Primaloft compare to?
Hi, Isn't the newest PL1 rated at something like .920 clo per ounce? How would this rating effect your discussion or numbers?

In GEAR » What down fill weight does Primaloft compare to?
September 15, 5:04pm

Re: Re: Pre-heat tube on cannister-top burner: reasons why?
Hi, You might try a Query in "Search Forums". I just put in "pre heat tube" and got back 352 places with those words. I lot was written back a few years about this question.

In GEAR » Pre-heat tube on cannister-top burner: reasons why?
September 11, 11:41am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Needed: High R-Value Inflatable Bottom Insulation for Hammocks
From one of my threads here back in Jan 2009: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/mb_post_form.html?po=edit&note_id=135481&forum_thread_id=6729 ======= ...

In Hammocks » Needed: High R-Value Inflatable Bottom Insulation for Hammocks
September 11, 11:25am

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am