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Brian Senez (bsenez) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale New England
About Me Long distance hiking, trail running, cycling, triathlon

ME-GA '06
LT '08

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re: spoon
I had a BPL long handled spoon which was 12g. I switched it out for a Sea to Summit alphaware spoon which is the exact same dimensions but aluminum instead of titanium. The S2S spoon is 10g. It ...

In Gear Lists » Cooking?
December 19, 4:30pm

re: Why am I still cold with this winter quilt?
I think there are a few contributing factors to you having a cold night. Your pad setup gives you a total R value of 2.9 which is not adequate for 20F. You were losing a good deal of heat to the ...

In GEAR » Why am I still cold with this winter quilt?
December 18, 9:32am

re: confirmed fabric weight 2oz
I purchased two driduck poncho's. A 36"x36" square of the material weighs exactly 56g or 1.97oz per yard. I am currently making a hooded jacket that will fit properly. I predict a ...

In GEAR » Dri Ducks?
December 17, 6:11pm

WTB: 3'x2' piece of Nanoseeum Netting
I'm looking for a 3ft by 2ft piece of .7oz Nanoseeum netting for a project if anybody has some extra. Maybe in the area of $5 shipped? Thanks

In Gear Swap » WTB: 3'x2' piece of Nanoseeum Netting
December 17, 11:18am

re: Bomber waterproof fabric
What about neoprene? If weight is not an issue this seems like a good choice. I commute through the winter and am reasonably happy with my neoprene booties. Sidetrack makes some inexpensive ones...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bomber waterproof fabric
December 16, 12:16pm

re: Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
The bivy looks great. Amazing weight! It makes my MLD Litesoul cuben/momentum bivy seem like an absolute boat anchor at 131g! Your saran wrap/ tissue paper comment made me laugh. That is how I ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 15, 6:48pm

re: fabric weight of driducks?
Does anybody know what the weight is on the material used in driducks? I read about somebody making a bivy out of a poncho. Just curious how this material would stack up against others out there.

In GEAR » Dri Ducks?
December 13, 10:37pm

re: which side is the right side
Thanks for the compliments everybody. I'll post on the performance after another couple days. So far I am happy. Steve, I emailed Paul @ thru-hiker with the same question. His reply: &quo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum 50
December 13, 4:42pm

re: weight and cost
I just cut a 36"x36" piece of M50 to weigh. It is 21.7g (.76oz). The cost of the jacket was a little under $35. I used around 1.5yards of M50, a little under a foot of the waterproof z...

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum 50
December 13, 6:23am

M50 Liberty Ridge completed
I received my M50 on 12/3 and started working on making a jacket immediately. I am still new to sewing, this is was my fourth jacket. I have been gaining confidence working with RS and sil nylon....

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum 50
December 12, 9:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Brian Senez

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ZPacks Zilch
I have an XL Zilch with a center pocket and padded waistbelt all in white cuben. The weight of this is 160g (5.6oz). I recently used this pack for a nine day hike from Gorham NH to Hanover VT on the ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 15, 5:57pm