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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: Re: Pre-heat tube on cannister-top burner: reasons why?
Hi, You might try a Query in "Search Forums". I just put in "pre heat tube" and got back 352 places with those words. I lot was written back a few years about this question.

In GEAR » Pre-heat tube on cannister-top burner: reasons why?
September 11, 11:41am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Needed: High R-Value Inflatable Bottom Insulation for Hammocks
From one of my threads here back in Jan 2009: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/mb_post_form.html?po=edit&note_id=135481&forum_thread_id=6729 ======= ...

In Hammocks » Needed: High R-Value Inflatable Bottom Insulation for Hammocks
September 11, 11:25am

Re: Glue for stove
Hi, Somewhere on the JB Weld package it says "do not use near or allow contact with open flame". It will take a very high temperature (heat resistant) just doesn't work when it co...

In Make Your Own Gear » Glue for stove
September 01, 5:15pm

Re: Exotac nanoStriker Lightning
Hi Juston, I get the GearJunkie Newsletter and a week or so ago it had an article on the Exotac- nanostriker. I saw your video and ordered an Orange one. I got it quick and have had a great ti...

In GEAR » Exotac nanoStriker Lightning
August 31, 12:42am

Re: polarguard delta
Hi, If you only want 1 yard I would suggest you buy a yard of 2.5 ounce per square of Climashield Apex from someplace like Thru-Hiker.com I have an unopened 60 yard roll and would not open...

In Make Your Own Gear » where buy polarguard
August 11, 1:18pm

Re: Thermal efficiency between m90,silk and 7d
Hi, The real difference is in the cost between the different shell material you are looking at. Silk is a whole lot cheaper to buy. I used silk for several quits and a couple sleeping bags...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thermal efficiency between m90,silk and 7d
August 10, 7:10pm

Re: where buy polarguard
Hi, I can sell you some 2.6 ounce a square yard Polarguard Delta if you want some of that. It is much better then Polarguard 3d. I would not ship outside the US, however.

In Make Your Own Gear » where buy polarguard
August 10, 7:01pm

Cuben Fiber Down Air Pad
When my health stopped me from hiking I just put my work on this away. For anyone who might also figure out how to make it as soon as they showed how they did it someone would copy it and try and ...

In Gear Deals » Cuben Fiber Down Air Pad
August 08, 1:53am

Re: Pot lifter
No, I don't sell the things I make. I do encourage others to make their own gear.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Lifter - MYOG
July 22, 11:25am

Re: Re: Pot Lifter - MYOG
Hi Dan, I haven't seen this thread in about a year. Your answer is YES, no problem. I just ran a couple of tests. This is a rather large pot and one I would use to melt snow and dry bak...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Lifter - MYOG
July 21, 6:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am