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robert v (mtnbob123) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate South Carolina
About Me Father, Backpacker, Canoeist, Special Ed Teacher
--Starting to explore the ultralight philosophy as I get older just so I can keep up with my sons on the trail!!!

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All Forum Posts by robert v

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SoLong6 or Zpacks Duplex
I can only shed insight on the Lightheart Gear Solong6. I have owned and used both the silnylon and the cuben fiber Solong6. The cuben Solong6 is listed as a 1 person but easily holds two friendly,...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Zpacks Duplex or Lightheart Gear SoLong 6 Cuben Tent?
December 08, 4:09pm

Eastern Box Update
I grabbed a few things out of "The Box", put a few new things in, and shipped the box to Nathan Washburn in TN. Eastern box is moving around!!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
December 05, 9:37pm

Eastern Box
First person on the spreadsheet in SC to send me a message will be getting a shipment. If you are close enough to drop it off, even better!!! It is not a light box!!!!!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
November 20, 9:59pm

Eastern Box
Hmmmmm I have mail!!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
November 20, 9:45pm

Caldera Cone
PM sent for Caldera Cone set.

In Gear Swap » Caldera cone, spyderco, and TNF
November 07, 10:44am

Run to the Border!!
You just need to do a short road trip to Rock Hill SC and pick up some of the 95% ethanol(Everclear). We still have the good stuff down here!!

In GEAR » Safest alcohol for stoves - US perspective
November 06, 10:51am

Traveling Hiker Box
My address is on its way. I have lots of unique stuff to add. Maybe there will be something I can use!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
November 05, 8:09pm

+1 Lightheart Gear Tents
You can't go wrong with any of Lightheart Gear tents!!! Easy to set up with a little practice! Great customer service!

In GEAR » Tent options besides Nemo Obi Elite and Big Agnes Fly Creek Platnum Model?
October 18, 11:11am

Lunar Solo
Is Lunar Solo a 2012 or later? Longer and taller I think.

In Gear Swap » FS: Tents and 3-pin XC ski boots
October 09, 10:30pm

Quilt info
It depends on temps and size of the quilt in relation to the user. On my quilt I have never used the top pad attachments as I have plenty of quilt to tuck under me.

In GEAR » Quilt Newb
October 09, 9:11am

All Reader Reviews by robert v

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LightHeartGear Solong6 Cuben
Very nice tent, especially with the awning! Excellent reinforcement in wear areas. Sets up tight and the material lets in just the right amount of sunlight so that it is never gloomy inside, but still...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 27, 3:46am

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I have ordered several times from Lawson. For some reason, something seems to get screwed up about every other order. I have eventually received everything, but it has taken several emails on several ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 10:14pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation X
Love this Quilt! It is Huge(2.5"baffle, Wide and Long model- overstuffed ) but weighs very little(28oz in stuffsack). Very warm when cinched up tight, but still useable as a lightweight quilt in ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 01, 11:35am

Lightheart Gear Tents Solong 6 Cuben Fiber with Awning
Large 1 person tent. Two friendly people can easily fit in this tent. It is very long, a...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 29, 7:09pm

Lightheart Gear
I have bought two Solong 6 tents from Judy and Mark at Lightheart Gear. I have one made of Sil-Nylon and one made of Cuben fiber. They have always been more than patient with me as I asked a thousand ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 6:13pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I returned a 12 year old Golite breeze pack and was told that they would replace it with a brand new Peak pack. It is on its way!!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 06, 6:05am