Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

d k (dkramalc) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale d k hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me d k has not added a biography yet.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by d k

Showing 61 - 70 of 1082 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...109
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: Re: MYOG zipless, floorless tent
Roger - Well, I have a feeling that the bargain silnylon is worth about what I paid for it; it feels awfully flimsy in comparison to things I have bought made of presumably better grades of siln...

In Make Your Own Gear » Netting construction questions for MYOG tent
June 29, 7:08pm

Re: Re: Duplex for the win!
Hmmm, guess I might have to create an offshoot, the TPSDOC (tickled pink semiduplex owners club) since my recently completed MYOG silnylon shelter that borrows heavily from the Duplex design. For ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
June 29, 2:08pm

Re: Re: Netting construction questions for MYOG tent
That is a great idea, Cameron, especially for a small shelter like the Deschutes. I am thinking of making a solo shaped tarp like Aaron's 4 yard shelter next, and I think I may add netting lik...

In Make Your Own Gear » Netting construction questions for MYOG tent
June 28, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: peters headnets
Peter uses black nylon tulle for his nets; as he says, it may not keep out all noseeums, but will keep mosquitoes at bay - so it is sufficient for where I hike. It's far more breathable and no...

In GEAR » peters headnets
June 28, 3:38pm

MYOG zipless, floorless tent
OK, Roger, here goes... I finished the netting about 90 minutes before setting out from home on my trip last week - or as Mom would have said, it was "sewn with a hot needle" (i.e., so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Netting construction questions for MYOG tent
June 28, 12:27pm

test

In User Test Forum » test
June 28, 11:43am

Re: Re: Re: How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
Just got back from Saddlebag/Conness lakes area above 10,000 feet. There were a lot of mosquitoes, but with permethrin treated nylon shirt, pants, and hat plus a headnet, dealing with the bugs eve...

In Pre-Trip Planning » How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
June 27, 9:09pm

Re: Re: Re: How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
That should keep them from biting, mostly, along with some sort of repellent, shouldn't it? But it might not be peaceful. Craig, what did you have for bug protection?. I'm just hoping t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
June 24, 1:16am

Re: How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
Probably. Check out the posts here: http://www.highsierratopix.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=12302 I'm going up tomorrow, so I'll probably report in when I get back...if th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » How bad are the sierra mosquitoes right now?
June 23, 11:51pm

Re: grouse ridge area
A group of us went out of Carr Lake a few weeks ago, there were definitely clearance issues for a passenger sedan, particularly on the last 100 yards of road; at that point we pulled out into a sma...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Northern CA trip with 8 yr old
June 23, 11:07pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

Showing 1 - 2 of 2 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm