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Jared Baker (simply_light) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest, US
About Me I love the feeling of solitude and the chance to be at one with the world around me.

My passion for MYOG has become not just a hobby, but a way of life, and so started my own company - Simply Light Designs. Right now we focus on mostly backpacking tarps & hammocks along with various accessories.
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Ebay Source
linuxfree, That is the same stuff I've been using. I get the reflective variety for my guyline tie outs. Works well with line loc 3's too. Nice that you can get a small section with...

In GEAR » Source for ~ 2mm Accessory Cord
April 03, 11:15am

Packing Straps
+2 Dustin I keep an eye out for the wider ones (+ 1/2"). A great source is copy paper boxes (although many paper manufactures have begun using super thin straps and not the heavier duty on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll top closure, where to get plastic strip?
April 01, 4:29am

Petzl E+lite
I really like the E+lite. Very light, packs down super small, a ton of features for its size. A lot of the time I am wearing it, I forget it is there. The only cons are that since it is so sma...

In GEAR » Input on new headlamp?
April 01, 4:15am

Cheap source of Reflectix
It is a pain to try to get just a small quantity of anything to do MYOG projects, so I try to keep my eye out for sun shades made out of reflectix(the type used in cars to reflect the heat) wheneve...

In Gear Swap » WTB/PIF MYOG Materials
April 01, 4:04am

I went with the hybrid as well. Not a huge fan of the color combo, but for the price, I figured I would give it a try.

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Nano Puff / R3 / Nano Puff Hybrid - North River Outfitter
March 29, 7:42am

Depends on activity
I find I like different fits for different activities. I generally like a slim/trim fit as most of the time the wind doesn't bother me to much and I don't like excess material bunching u...

In GEAR » how should a wind shirt fit. How do you layer one?
March 29, 4:36am

Patagonia Nano Puff / R3 / Nano Puff Hybrid - North River Outfitter
North River Outfitter: Looks like they are currently running some clearance specials on Patagonia items. Code: Bunny or Matchbook are currently giving 20...

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Nano Puff / R3 / Nano Puff Hybrid - North River Outfitter
March 29, 4:27am

Tent Stakes
PM sent on Easton Stakes

In Gear Swap » Lots of New High Quality UL Gear FS
March 27, 3:58am

2nd the STS bags
I found that compression sacks are great on paper, but in real life application do not work well most of the time. I ended up getting rid of all of mine. However, I still like the idea of pro...

In GEAR » Stuff sacks for sleeping bags
March 17, 2:42pm

PM Sent
Thanks Scott. PM sent your way for paypal info. Jack, I'll keep you mind.

In Gear Swap » WTB Copper Spur UL1
March 04, 11:17am

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