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Justin Chaussee (judach) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Justin Chaussee

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Re: Re: tyvek ground sheet
I wish I had a contractor buddy... Maybe I can find a new construction site and beg for tyvek! "Will work for Tyvek"

In Make Your Own Gear » tyvek ground sheet
October 31, 3:19pm

tyvek ground sheet
So I finished my tarptent for 2 and was going to make a nice tyvek ground sheet for it. Went to the hardware store and found out tyvek only comes by the roll and is about 80-120 bucks per roll for...

In Make Your Own Gear » tyvek ground sheet
October 31, 3:05pm

closeup of modified rear pullout.
Here is a closeup of the modified rear right pullout Henry Shires describes on his website. It really helped in getting a nice and taught pitch!

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG tarptent for 2 with custom poles.
October 30, 1:59pm

MYOG tarptent for 2 with custom poles.
Recieved my custom poles today! woo hoo! So here are the pics of my tarptent set up with the poles this time...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG tarptent for 2 with custom poles.
October 30, 1:56pm

Re: Bear Warning sign in BC
Hahaha. I needed a good laugh this morning. I want to hang that sign up on my wall. Thanks for the laugh.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Warning sign in BC
October 30, 12:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Jo-Ann
Yes, it is pitched VERY low in the pictures. My custom easton poles havn't arrived yet and I just wanted to roughly pitch it to check it out. The poles will be 40" for the front and 20&q...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
October 29, 11:29pm

Re: Jo-Ann
That tape was a godsend. It's worth its weight in gold, trust me.

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
October 29, 10:29pm

Re: Re: Tarptent for 2 is done!
Yes, I plan to put the beaks on a little later. They are cut out, just not attached yet. The tape is made by Dritz and was purchased through Jo-Ann fabrics. It is 1/4 wide and double sided. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
October 29, 10:17pm

Re: What material did you end up using?
Well, I had the opportunity to talk with Henry Shires as well as a few BPL staff members who all told me to steer clear of silnylon seconds for a number of reasons. That being said, I used SilNylo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
October 29, 9:25pm

Re: tarptent
Thanks! I can't take much credit. My mom did all the sewing. I just helped with the planning and little things such as hammer the grommets in and set up the guylines and such. My mom did al...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
October 29, 6:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Chaussee

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GSI Dualist
This is a very cool system. It's not titanium, but it's still very light for what you get. Also, the price is right at around 30-40 bucks. There are two models, the dualist and the soloist....

In Cookware - Other
June 27, 3:50pm

Big Agnes Lost Ranger
I am a big guy (6'3, 330 lbs). My goal was to find a bag that would keep me warm but had enough room that I didn't feel like a sausage in a casing... This bag is great! I bought the long ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 23, 3:06pm

MSR Pocket Rocket
I've used the pocket rocket for a few years now. I rated it a 4 for the following reasons: Pro: -lightweight -easy to use/light -boils water fast in calm weather -small size fits easily in...

In Stoves - Canister
June 23, 2:26pm

GoLite Jam2
I bought this pack a few months ago after using a Kelty redwing 3100 for years. Not to discredit the Kelty since it is a very reliable and DURABLE pack, but I do not see myself using anything else ot...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 26, 8:35am

Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
First off, let me say that there is NOTHING light about either one of these packs. They are not super heavy for what they are (A large daypack and an expedition/extended trip pack) but they do not fa...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 18, 11:54am

Campmor .com
The reason I went with a 5 rating for Campmor had to do with their selection of merchandise and their prices. Whenever I'm in the market for a piece of gear, I always look at campmor first. 90% ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 18, 11:30am