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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 6 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
CityDeweyville
StateUtah
CountryUnited States

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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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In Gear Swap » FS: Valandre' Mirage size Long
December 15, 10:49pm

FS: Valandre' Mirage size Long
Selling my personal Valandre' Mirage, short zip. This is a unique bag that is no longer made. It has a short zip, which is nice because it is simple, lighter weight, and no zippers down the s...

In Gear Swap » FS: Valandre' Mirage size Long
December 15, 7:55am

Valandre Immelman and Montbell Alpine jackets
I have the old Montbell Alpine jacket that is baffled, and use that around town as it is light and warm enough when getting in and out of my car. But I wouldn't trust it for use in the backcoun...

In GEAR » Is the arm/hood heavy distribution of the down in the eb peak xv not good for winter camp/rest stop use?
December 14, 7:50am

Finally got it
I bought the UHMW from McMaster-Carr (very helpful company). Had my seamstress sew through the 1/16" thickness with no problem at all. Glad I used this material, as it really needed to f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 10, 10:14pm

Westcomb Apoc
I own the Westcomb Apoc with Neoshell. It is pricey, but I have either sold off my eVent shells or let them sit in the closet, as I love the feel of the Neoshell stuff. It is noticeably more br...

In GEAR » Anyone using Neoshell
December 10, 9:27am

UHMW plastic
Thank you very much. I will call them and ask them about it. I ended up ordering some UHMW plastic from McMaster-Carr out of L.A. and I really like the feel of it over what Professional Plastic...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 06, 7:36pm

Anjan 2 in the Winds. actual experience
Matt- I used my Anjan 2 for 5 days or so right at tree line in the Winds last September. We got pounded by wind and rain for two days, and it held up fine. Everything inside the inner tent stayed...

In GEAR » 2 person tent, 3+ seasons for 4 pounds? Hilleberg Anjan or something else?
December 02, 7:43pm

Perhaps Professional Plastics did sell me the wrong sheeting
The sheeting I received is surprisingly brittle. Makes me wonder if they sold me something else besides HDPE. I will get some samples from some other companies and compare. I went with them sin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 11:12pm

Thanks
That's a great idea, I did not think of that. I appreciate the creative thinking!

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 2:28pm

UHMW sheeting
I'll try te UHMW sheeting and see how it does with stitching. Found it after reviewing my other thread. Any other ideas?

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 8:24am

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm