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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Re: Best Truly Waterproof lightweight Dry Bags (relatively durable)--Sea to Summit Lightweight Drysacks?
I would prefer to carry one "good" waterproof dry sack which may weigh a bit more than carry several drysacks that are lighter but may not be as water-resistant. I have tried the Granite ...

In GEAR » Best Truly Waterproof lightweight Dry Bags (relatively durable)--Sea to Summit Lightweight Drysacks?
October 14, 11:43am

Re: Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
Thanks really enjoyed this post with its wonderful photos, the gear list makes for informative reading as well. @Mike great looking fish there.

In Editor's Roundtable » Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
October 10, 12:05am

Re: Looking for old BPL Titanium Short-Handled Spoon
I have one, but being in Denmark, shipping will be expensive. If you do not get one elsewhere send me a PM.

In Gear Swap » Looking for old BPL Titanium Short-Handled Spoon
October 06, 12:10pm

Re: Zipper question
Steve I think it is a uretek zipper, vinylised.

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a zipper to eVent bivy (in theory)
September 15, 12:35am

Re: Adding a zipper to eVent bivy (in theory)
I have responded to Steve's message but for completeness I thought I would provide my response here as well. I, like Steve, decided that a side zip was a good idea, but how? I contacted Sco...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a zipper to eVent bivy (in theory)
September 14, 11:10am

Warning Re: 118
Anyone considering the Firemaple 118 stove should read Firemaple 118 scroll down to August 9. I will stick with the 117 and my Evernew 900

In GEAR » New Stove Gear: Fire Maple 117t and XK6 "HE" Pot
September 09, 1:49pm

Re: So, what gun ?
I suggest a boomerang, at least if your miss it will come back and you can have another go.

In Chaff » So, what gun ?
September 01, 8:25am

Re: Re: Ultralight A-Z
Good question, I supported the Ultralight A-Z through Kickstarter which is why I have access, maybe someone else at BPL can answer your question.

In Chaff » New MLife Benefits?
August 22, 9:40am

Re: Zpacks Multi-Pack Review
Used this pack attached to my HMG Porter for 11 days in Lapland. In it was my EP2 and lenses as well as a GPS and some snacks. It was ideally suited to the task. I expect I will use it as my camera...

In Editor's Roundtable » Zpacks Multi-Pack Review
August 22, 8:50am

Re: Re: Ultralight A-Z
The latest video is gas stoves and was released on August 21.

In Chaff » New MLife Benefits?
August 22, 8:47am

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm