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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Esbitimizer tin?
"Beeswax burns clean, church candles are made from it." And, you know this how? Beeswax burns pretty quick. If you need to increase the hardness of the wax to slow down the rate of ...

In Gear Deals » FIRE and the 3 P's
May 15, 8:07am

Re: dreaming
"I'm not really looking for a photographers vest with cd pockets though, whatever gave you that idea?" You were looking for something with insulation only in the front, and that is...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 15, 7:57am

Re: Re: Minima
"As Bob suggested, a continuous fiber synthetic insulation like Climashield Apex won't require a lining to contain it" I made absolutely no mention at all about continuous fiber sy...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 15, 1:01am

Re: Re: First Aid Kit and "E" (Emergency) Kit
"Is it just me or do others find an Ace bandage to be fairly useless?" If you've ever had a serious knee injury, you will probably carry an Ace wrap. The more recent the knee injur...

In Gear Lists » Gear List -- Grand Canyon May 2015
May 14, 11:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS
I will agree with Dave P. here. Smartphones tend to implement GPS with the cheapest and smallest GPS antenna, and they are far from being immune to multipath interference and ambient noise. D...

In GEAR » GPS
May 14, 10:12pm

Re: Thanks
" do you have a specific recommedation for a light mesh fabric to use as the lining? " You didn't say anything about a lining. What do you need a lining for? --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 14, 10:00pm

Re: Apex vest?
"Is mesh lighter than argon?" It depends. There are some heavy meshes. There are some lightweight mosquito nets. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 14, 9:32pm

Re: My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
Another idea is to start with an ultralight windshell. Then use it with your own fabricated custom vest with insulation in the front and nothing but mesh in the back. I made an ultralight photog...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 14, 9:11pm

Re: re
No, do you? --B.G.--

In GEAR » gray things on gravityworks filter
May 14, 7:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS
"So, not being able to navigate to a waypoint within better than 30 feet was a surprise. The fact such a glaring problem in the software was present told me the vendor did not care all that mu...

In GEAR » GPS
May 14, 7:11pm

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