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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
CityWillard
StateUtah
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttps://www.bearriveroutfitters.com

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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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UHMW plastic
Thank you very much. I will call them and ask them about it. I ended up ordering some UHMW plastic from McMaster-Carr out of L.A. and I really like the feel of it over what Professional Plastic...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 06, 7:36pm

Anjan 2 in the Winds. actual experience
Matt- I used my Anjan 2 for 5 days or so right at tree line in the Winds last September. We got pounded by wind and rain for two days, and it held up fine. Everything inside the inner tent stayed...

In GEAR » 2 person tent, 3+ seasons for 4 pounds? Hilleberg Anjan or something else?
December 02, 7:43pm

Perhaps Professional Plastics did sell me the wrong sheeting
The sheeting I received is surprisingly brittle. Makes me wonder if they sold me something else besides HDPE. I will get some samples from some other companies and compare. I went with them sin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 11:12pm

Thanks
That's a great idea, I did not think of that. I appreciate the creative thinking!

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 2:28pm

UHMW sheeting
I'll try te UHMW sheeting and see how it does with stitching. Found it after reviewing my other thread. Any other ideas?

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 8:24am

Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
So my seamstress tried sewing the stay sleeve on two separate pieces of 1/16" thick HDPE plastic that I bought from Professional Plastics, and it was too brittle to handle her sewing needle on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame sheet for Dana Design Terraplane revisited
December 01, 7:54am

I also use a balaclava
"In sub-zero (F) temperatures, do you find your face is cold? That's why I initially wanted something with face protection." Yes, my face gets cold, but so does my bald head. I ...

In GEAR » Recommend a hat/balaclava
November 27, 9:33am

Wapiti Woolies hats for cold temps
For sub zero temps, I prefer using my two Wapiti Woolies hats. Very well made and very warm. Small business located in Washington. I heard about the company and their hats when reading something...

In GEAR » Recommend a hat/balaclava
November 27, 7:31am

Rounding the corners.
Excellent suggestion. I knew it, but definitely needed and appreciate the reminder. I am picking the HDPE up tomorrow in Ogden and will cut it to size on a bandsaw. Looking at the original frame ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
November 19, 9:41pm

Temperature requirements
What temperatures are you anticipating?

In GEAR » It's the time of year for.. DOWN PARKAS! Advice on a warm one...
November 17, 8:49am

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm