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larry savage (pyeyo) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me aging 4 season mountain bum,if I'm not here I'm out there.

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wasn't using it this season
I signed a pretty intense job contract that precluded getting out beyond a Sunday dayhike, it was a conscious choice. In the process I gave nearly all my SUL stuff away to see that it got used.

In Philosophy & Technique » Do You Actually Use Your Gear ? ?
October 05, 5:16pm

I agree but...
There is a slight skew of data when comparing energy consumption per capita related to population density. 2 people in a apartment consume more energy per capita than 10 people. If we could adjust ...

In Chaff » Where do you draw the line and how do you get your point across?
October 04, 6:23pm

the explanation is the answer
Campfires are still synched with the woodcraft method of camping, if you have never come across a full blown timber trail camp with chairs lashed together and a cruiser axe leaning in the corner, m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » camping= fire, why?
October 03, 6:04pm

no free lunch or responsible internet usage
I’ve been known to recycle a bit, scrawl grocery lists on the backs of used envelopes, ride a bike every chance I get, and, this time of year, play the wait-as-long-as possible game before cracki...

In Chaff » no free lunch or responsible internet usage
October 03, 2:25pm

local consumption and sustainability
Yes, we have a long ways to go in our efforts to curb "hoggish consumption". I have a college professor aquitance who moved his family to Canada to focus his efforts there. He is an agri...

In Chaff » Where do you draw the line and how do you get your point across?
October 03, 10:26am

first, you must convince the hunter to shoot you in the armor
Firt, you must convince your deer hunter into actually shooting you in the armor since a round in the head or leg is going to prove quite annoying. Skipping an in depth discussion of energy transfe...

In Chaff » Lightest body armor
September 28, 12:56pm

But it needs to be a titanium helmet with a narwhal spike and little shelled candy ejectors to mark our way home. Skip the GPS and sundry human envelope covering materials saving huge quantites of ...

In Chaff » Lightest body armor
September 27, 6:34pm

Yep, I'm pretty sure it wouldn't work too, the advantage is you may not feel the predator mauling you after you attempted it. Next time I'll throw in a chunk of old titanium mountain bi...

In Chaff » ultralight revolver
September 27, 12:16pm

rifle hunters versus bow
I don't know about the density of rifle hunters per acre in our local elk area but never ride your mountain bike up there on opening day of archery season, they start popping out of the bushes ...

In Chaff » Lightest body armor
September 26, 3:41pm

a handful of 44 mag cartridges and a 16 penny nail

In Chaff » ultralight revolver
September 26, 3:33pm

All Reader Reviews by larry savage

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five ten camp four
The five ten camp four shoe fits into the approach shoe category, a little heavier then a trail runner the camp four excels at getting you there then holding it's own as a climbing shoe. Internal...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 27, 10:28am

Stanley Titanium Helios Ice Axe
I've been using a helios ice axe since mid-winter. This is an all titanium tool, the only one I think is available since the Ushba has gone away. Made by Jim Stanley with a 6-4 ti head and a 3-2...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
May 24, 11:04pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
2 different products from 2 different makers aimed at providing some carbs/electrolytes and fruit flavors on hikes and multiday trips. Clif Shot Bloks are soft [rubbery] organic rice syrup cubes that...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 08, 10:50pm

exposure joystick
Born into the world of endurance and mtn. bike racing the joystick crosses over nicely for weekend or longer [w/solar charger] wilderness trips. At 85 gms. it is a few grams lighter then a surefire e...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
April 29, 12:37pm