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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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Re: Hmmm...
i think im clear on what you are doing & want to achieve, but dont really see the point, it might be over complicating something that doesnt need to be complicated. for starters, gloves arn...

In Multiple Use Gear » Some ideas about pot handles replacement?
May 08, 4:53am

Re: Re: Re: Sleeping bag/Quilt Color - Functional Difference or Just Aesthetics
yeh same. i work with color every day at a decorating store & every now & again people ask about color & how it affects moods. usually its the parents wanting a color to calm their kids...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag/Quilt Color - Functional Difference or Just Aesthetics
May 05, 11:50pm

Re: Sleeping bag/Quilt Color - Functional Difference or Just Aesthetics
ok, heres one for you. forgetting about convective heat transfer, reflective this, radiant that, how about say... having a red sleeping bag, is that going to make me even more hungrier in the morni...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag/Quilt Color - Functional Difference or Just Aesthetics
May 05, 10:58pm

Re: Titanium Chick Magnet
mean as idea Franco, i mite c if i can get a ti flag pole made up for my trike, & a titanium bell, i think that will pull. my orange helmet doesnt seem to do it anymore. buy buy buy, spend s...

In Gear Deals » Titanium Whistle
May 03, 4:21am

earth day
earth day. whats the big, or little plan? are we making a difference? making any changes? how are you celebrating? whats goin on out there?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » earth day
April 21, 3:04pm

self stick grip strips
not 100% sure of the name or if its still available, but there use to be a product around that was for use in bath tubs to make the floor non-slip if you had a shower over bath type set up. it was ...

In GEAR » Grip-ifying my HTC Sensation
March 30, 1:23pm

Re: solomid
thanks for the info/insight guys. wander lust, that trailstar has a pretty big foot-print by the looks, to me, it also looks like a bit of pain in the a@$e to set up, i suppose practice makes perfe...

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 26, 2:36am

Re: solomid

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 26, 2:36am

tight pitch
im really liking the look of the mld solomid, but how easy is it to get a nice tight/even pitch with the solomid cuben v silnylon. i guess the silnylon is a little more forgiving, or does it not ma...

In GEAR » tight pitch
March 24, 11:29pm

My thoughts aswell
what Jeff said. i think its just the "elders" getting sick of re-fried beans, posting & having the same discussions over & over because people are too lazy do do a descent sea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear List comments.
March 10, 9:03pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am