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REgarding tube and BB
I'd suggest silicon tube - less fragile over wider range of temperatures and a BB - too easy to lose perhaps? THis may sound mad but what about heat welding a good lod fashioned blow up bed ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
October 23, 7:34am

My idea for the valve
AS long as it is sealable, who needs 53g! How about a nice 1.25" clear tubing with a 1/4 or 3/8 ID, JB'd inside, sealed with something like http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/product.a...

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
October 22, 7:45pm

Interested but detail required
Camping sounds fun - always does .... will there be any actual hiking /backpacking (not sure of the area). If so how far and if two nights in diff locations, distance between the two? And finall...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » THE 2ND ANNUAL POINT REYES BAY AREA BPL TRIP
October 22, 6:35pm

point reyes feeler follower
what dates are we looking at? I might be in for 2 peeps, 2 nights :)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » THE 2ND ANNUAL POINT REYES BAY AREA BPL TRIP
October 19, 5:28pm

mariposa
hi larry Mariposa plus is a great bag. front pockets i had water purification stuff, maybe a shamwow(towel), spare 'things' that dont have homes that arent too bulky;other hat, gloves,insu...

In GEAR » Mariposa Plus or Gorilla
October 17, 9:48pm

not wishing to hijack but;
how long (days / miles) is a point reyes trip? what dates were you thinking? Permits required? Weather? Might one join you if so inclined and invited?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Bay Area BPL Trip -- Trinity Alps "L" Lake
October 12, 3:16pm

turkey fuels
Well there I am again, useless information at the tip of my fingers http://members.iinet.net.au/~mbuckler/fuel/index.shtml#tableoffuelnames Last column in their table is for alcy stoves. M...

In GEAR » Best Stove for use with Puncture Canister
October 11, 7:00pm

Jacksrbetter advice - given to me
I wanted a two person quilt system that would team with a double bivvy and a tarp. Jack suggested using TWO quilts for two people for two reasons! One is that the width of 48 really isnt enough fo...

In GEAR » Call to quilt users
October 11, 3:41pm

gregory z55 downsizing
I was running a Z55 too... and changed to a Mariposa Gossamergear frameless version. Took some getting used to but now I can EASILY carry 25lbs in it and less without having to cinch down all the s...

In GEAR » Pack
October 10, 6:16pm

alcohol lighting at 12.5k ' and big gusts
I love the original author's stove, but I use a simple open tealight. On a morning after a 28 dgree 50-70mph wind night when most of the water bottles were frozen and kpet alongside the alcoho...

In GEAR » Myth Busted Winter Alcohol Stoves
October 10, 5:21pm

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