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My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Bay Area GGG Host
since most of the appeal of a GGG is social and not much hiking related at that particular time, i like the idea of Briones. we could just prop Ken up against his van, and bring him food/drink off...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 11, 1:00pm

how we do slides
slides Rock. there is nothing that any of us can afford that will throw an 8' wide image on a screen with half the intensity of a Leica proected slide. most of the Leia proetors are head and s...

In GEAR » old film camars and slides... what to do?
June 24, 4:51pm

Re: Monoculars
i carry the 8x20 - 10x zeiss. it is "ok". it in not "surperlative" as i was hoping it would be. sometimes if fogs up internally. 5x magnification seems not enough to get the jo...

In GEAR » Monoculars
June 20, 3:04pm

Re: FS: Bush Buddy Ultra NIB
ohhh yes. consider it gone. i'm not seeing your pm function is hooked up yet. drop me a note if you would please. cheers, v.

In Gear Swap » FS: Bush Buddy Ultra NIB
May 27, 11:01am

directly to chaff
"but the only thing that really gets me is the thought of a guy with a 2nd amendment fetish and a pickup truck full of empty beer cans deciding that I am a target of opportunity. " thi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Rational Solo Fear
May 16, 2:30pm

Re: Do You Trust a Handheld Piezo Igniter?
it is interesting to note that many of those who know what they are doing carry two mini bics, and backup matches. hmmm .. not saying that's right or wrong ... but, if listening to the voice...

In GEAR » Do You Trust a Handheld Piezo Igniter?
May 12, 9:06am

Re: Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
having blown apart a bag (or two), i suspect that most of the damage is caused by the spin cycle, where because of the high rpm, lots of pressure develops behind membranes that can't let water ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
May 10, 8:56am

Re: Re: Poopy
" Butt..HYOH or.... " and that dear, is a pun.

May 08, 2:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tarptent Moment DW 2P
when constrcting something 3D like a tent, each panel will have 3 to perhaps 6 edges. each edge will have a length, and worse, most lengths will have a curve. any change of either results in change...

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment DW 2P
May 08, 2:14pm

Re: I need some schooling on batteries....
in our world, rechargeable will always have less overall capacity than the best lithiums. on the other hand, lilion's are the devil to properly test, so you pretty much "need new" eve...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
May 08, 7:45am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm