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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: You know that your gear is light enough when...
Your checks to pay for gear purchases start bouncing.

In GEAR » You know that your gear is light enough when...
July 09, 2:10am

Re: Re: Re: Ryan pops in
+1 re Ken Helwig and Ronald Dillon on posting Ryan's MLife comments in this thread. As for merits (or lack of merits) on the substance of all the angst, when all's said and done, it&#...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ryan Jordan pops in
July 04, 1:53pm

Re: Ideas needed
One idea would be a long, narrow silnylon (or cuben fiber) stuff sack for tent poles, with the sack's micro-toggled drawstring located at the open end of the tube, so the tube w/rod could be st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas needed
June 30, 4:19pm

Re: snowpeak gigapower vs brunton crux for backcountry gourmet
If you haven't yet searched BPL's forums for info, you might give it a try. For example, here's one thread discussing the Crux vs other cannister stoves -- http://www.backpacking...

In GEAR » snowpeak gigapower vs brunton crux for backcountry gourmet
June 18, 8:32am

Re: Do you ever not take a shelter?
Even if I had faith in the weather man, I'd still take a bivy sack to keep the creepy crawlers at bay, and the dew off of my quilt.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do you ever not take a shelter?
June 15, 2:22am

Re: Life at BPL
@ Ken T re: "Miguel I am sure that when this is all over that BPL will be here, and better. I still have hope and energy to invest here." +1 A theory: Maybe this tempest h...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 15, 2:11am

Re: searching for a light alcohol stove
If you want to use a 700ml pot and are considering using a Ti-Tri Caldera with it, Trail Designs has Ti-Tri ULC Calderas that fit inside a 700ml pot like the Snow Peak TREK 700 or Vargo 750ml Ti-Li...

In GEAR » searching for a light alcohol stove
June 14, 3:34pm

Re: Need Help with Gear Ideas for a Beginning BP on a Very tight budget
Re inflatable pad, Backcountry Gear has Thermarest NeoAir pads on sale (small only -- 20" x 47" x 2.5"), reduced from $129.95 down to $79.97, with free shipping for orders over $49 -...

In GEAR » Need Help with Gear Ideas for a Beginning BP on a Very tight budget
June 14, 1:57am

Re: Thanks
I like the Nunatak Arc Alpinist -- for its width, as well as (with some customizing) a differential cut, adding 2 oz of overfill, increasing baffel height to allow for extra loft, and sizing betwee...

In GEAR » To quilt or not to quilt?
June 12, 9:38pm

Re: searching for a light alcohol stove
RE: Hex55 saying: "Edit: Ok, found out that they build it [Caldera] custom, so it will fit. But the wight is a lot compared to the others [e.g., Clikstand?]." Considering ...

In GEAR » searching for a light alcohol stove
June 12, 7:53pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm