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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


Blog http://cattarp.wordpress.com/

email do@owareusa.com
StateWA
My Website URLhttp://shop.bivysack.com/

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All Forum Posts by David Olsen

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side seam
The drawcord is on the side seam and can be drawn closed over the whole sleeping bag rather than the shoulder so the top of the head is covered with only a bit of the face exposed. The cordlock in ...

In Gear Deals » Bargain Bivy @ oware $57 shipped
October 30, 5:19pm

Bargain Bivy @ oware $57 shipped
Finally able to offer these inexpensive bivys. $57 shipped. Roomy, durable, and under 7 ounces with stuffsack. See them here http://blog.owareusa.com/2013/04/12/new-inexpensive-bivy/ Buy the...

In Gear Deals » Bargain Bivy @ oware $57 shipped
October 30, 11:57am

Down in the Olympics
I have used a down bag, January on the coast trail in the Olympics. Rained pretty much all the time and when it wasn't there was fog. Part of the time I used a polarguard overbag and was very t...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering on water resistant down and Pertex fabric
October 30, 7:58am

slavery okay, if thats what they want
"On Monday, a YouTube video surfaced of a Republican gathering last August where freshman Assemblyman Jim Wheeler told members of the Storey County GOP he would vote to allow slavery if that w...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 29, 6:30pm

cotton down bag
I used a cotton covered down bag in the North Cascades for a summer of Bounding Outward. With a tarp. Lots of rain and wet bush whacking. Choose your sites well. Put the down bag away if it is g...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering on water resistant down and Pertex fabric
October 29, 6:18pm

reverse
I have purchased non-reverse machines for friends at yard sales for $100. Well worth it at that price. Large stuff like tarps need few reversing motions anyway. Small stuff like stuffsacks are easy...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backstitch vs Lockstitch
October 26, 5:30pm

Haters is a strong word.

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 26, 3:37pm

Sue

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 5:37pm

Racism
I just posted this on the other chaff thread, but I find it interesting as I loved the book The Tipping Point. ""Malcolm Gladwell expanded on this conclusion sociologically in his book...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 25, 1:08pm

Tribes, the natural state.
"Malcolm Gladwell expanded on this conclusion sociologically in his book, The Tipping Point where one of his types - Connectors - were successful due to their larger than average number of clo...

In Chaff » Opinions on economic systems that are not global neoliberal capitalism
October 25, 12:50pm

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm

Basegear.com
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm