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Chris Chastain (Thangfish) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Chris Chastain

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Re: Katadyn Mini water filter
I do [raises hand]. Pros: smallest, lightest pump, field cleanable, simple, sturdy Cons: slow, hard to pump, uh slow, must be field cleaned often

In GEAR » Katadyn Mini water filter
April 27, 7:15pm

Re: Roclite 285
I think that the Roclite 285 would be very hard to beat, unless you are a runner that requires more underfoot cushion. Not that great of a picture, but you can tell that they aren't really &qu...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Talon 212 Is the weight a worthy trade-off?
April 27, 2:55pm

tyvek bivy - Super 77
I have quite a bit of experience with Super 77 adhesive. Holds great. Works like any other contact cement: spray both pieces, let tack for a half minute or more, and press together. One word of...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG: tyvek ground cover / bivy combo
April 27, 2:47pm

Re: 3M adhesive
I'm interested too. I'll venture to guess that it was Super 77? If for no other reason than it's the one most readily available.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG: tyvek ground cover / bivy combo
April 27, 3:56am

Re: Re: MYOG: tyvek ground cover / bivy combo
> Do not handle Tyvek for the first time in a small room (laundry or bath) without hearing protection. Hah! No kiddin'. I was almost embarrassed to use mine until it got broken in.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG: tyvek ground cover / bivy combo
April 26, 7:28pm

Inov-8 X-Talon 212 Is the weight a worthy trade-off?
I tried out my Inov-8 X-Talon 212 shoes this weekend, on a 40 mile hike through varied and rocky terrain in temperatures approaching 90 degrees. I'll be comparing these to my most used Inov-...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Talon 212 Is the weight a worthy trade-off?
April 26, 6:55pm

gravity filter parts
All the misc plastic parts I used in my Frontier Pro gravity filter ( from a year ago here ) and more recently, with the Platy CleanStream here were obtained from The United States Plastic Cor...

In GEAR » Frontier Pro filter leaks
April 26, 10:33am

Re: whizzing free
> But does it go up a pant leg or thru the zipper section? I whip it out the zipper for use and when in storage mode, it just goes in your sock. ... and please don't leave the lid up.

In GEAR » Let's talk about the whiz freedom
April 24, 12:52pm

Re: Re: lighter radio
So it IS analog? Is the display backlit?

In GEAR » Lighter radio?
April 23, 3:02pm

Re: Let's talk about the whiz freedom
> Great. Now I have to go google this........ Just look in the BPL gear shop.

In GEAR » Let's talk about the whiz freedom
April 22, 6:40pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Chastain

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Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are cheap, light, breathable, simple and dang cool looking. What else could you ask for in the way of general usage ultralight backpacking gaiters? Only one thing... I wish they wo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 27, 10:07pm