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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

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.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: zigzag
you might coat those particular stiches with mcnett to keep them from doing that nasty thing. are all the other stitches on the thing OK ? just these ones getting puller real hard ? thread's ...

In Make Your Own Gear » help! can't fix my pucker
March 23, 6:31pm

Re: Re: About to buy my first sewing machine….
unless you have already sent the money, i might consider that sewing machines are a "handed to you" sort of item. nearly everybody knows somebody with one that sits unused. gutermann wor...

In Make Your Own Gear » About to buy my first sewing machine….
March 23, 6:28pm

thread drift.
" Okay, forget Jennifer's questions, explain this answer! I'm not an engineer and never understood this answer, elaborate please! " THANK YOU ! --- i suspect what we have he...

In GEAR » Pack compression
March 22, 8:43am

Re: Wk+ long trips on-the-trail feet fixes
i have had callous's get so thick they tried to develop an opinion of their own, and thence make a very deep and long-to-heal blister far inside the foot. (several months until it grows out.. a...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wk+ long trips on-the-trail feet fixes
March 19, 9:24pm

Re: Altra Superior sizing
i just got a pr of 12.5's and they fit fine. my feets measure a smidge under 11. the fit i\s odd though, as in not normal. that said, they work great. v.

In GEAR » Altra Superior sizing
March 19, 9:14pm

Re: Re: Re: wannabe ultrarunner here
i am THERE. methinks this is the way to go. no impact, lots of breathing, and you get to lean into it. lessons learned on first night. 1. - (as per Doug) ... wait until night. it's not so...

In Other Activities » Ultramarathon
March 18, 9:56pm

wannabe ultrarunner here
i have tried and tried to enjoy running. i love the idea of it, but is such a peeving thing that i can not seem to run without end forever. one might note that my running is lame looking and not ...

In Other Activities » Ultramarathon
March 18, 6:57pm

Re: "How useful is waterproof down in a sleeping bag?"
" With Western Mountaineering, one of the most respected bag makers taking a wait and see approach, that sealed the deal for me. " the deal is, that when i called WM and asked them why...

In GEAR » How useful is waterproof down in a sleeping bag?
March 17, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Hipbelt above the hips!!
" Which ones, apart from those mis sized with respect to torso length? " for some of us, the answer is "any of them that are going to be tolerable". it depends upon the shap...

In Philosophy & Technique » Osprey PackSizer
March 16, 7:01pm

Re: Fixing a hole....
shove that puppy under water, the whole thing. the leak will soon reveal it's location. sometimes you can just dab a spot of mcnett on them, and poof ! they be fixed. v.

In GEAR » Fixing a hole....
March 15, 8:48pm

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