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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 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
CountryUnited States
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Yes they are. I prefer Paypal (use the personal tab please). My Paypal address is - Total would be $215 shipped. I can ship them out tomorrow. Charlie PS- re...

In Gear Swap » F/S: 2 sets of Crescent Moon snowshoes
January 06, 8:59am

F/S: 2 sets of Crescent Moon snowshoes
Gold 10 style. Very good condition. New ones retail for $275.00. Asking $100 per set. $15.00 for shipping.

In Gear Swap » F/S: 2 sets of Crescent Moon snowshoes
January 05, 8:55pm

Montbell ratings
"I have always found MB bags optimistic with respect to their warmth rating, despite the restrictions of EN testing." Also agree. I am a Montbell retailer, (and Valandre) and have tes...

In GEAR » Question about "true rating" of MontBell SS UL #1
December 26, 6:32pm

I do have access to an industrial sewing machine. Thank you very much for your response. Charlie

In Make Your Own Gear » Durable sewing thread for panniers
December 18, 11:21am

Durable sewing thread for panniers
What is the most durable sewing thread that you would recommend for pack panniers? These are constructed using 1680 ballistic cloth and really take abuse. Some of the seams have broken open durin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Durable sewing thread for panniers
December 18, 9:30am


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

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

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