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Everett Vinzant (wn7ant) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Everett Vinzant

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I hate to wax Yoda like
/ADHD on You are doing it exactly correctly. Respect the Sierras and you'll come back alive and in one piece. My dad was a pararescueman in the Air Force. He spent alot of time training i...

In GEAR » Budget Sleeping Pads
September 29, 5:45am

That's it...
I'm taking my marbles and playing somewhere else... Where there aren't any ninja bears ;)

In GEAR » Time to get trekking poles. What do I look for?
September 27, 9:55pm

In my own defense...
My Dad always used to say that, "tools fail when you're using them." So your using the aluminum pole. You stumble, and plant it. The shock of the weight bends the pole and lowers y...

In GEAR » Time to get trekking poles. What do I look for?
September 27, 8:50pm

Just wanting to be cool too...
1) Fliplocks are a must. SO much easier to manipulate, harder to break. 2) (Opinion only) I stick with metal. It doesn't catastrophicly (sp?) fail like Carbon Fiber can. What I mean is, m...

In GEAR » Time to get trekking poles. What do I look for?
September 27, 4:25pm

Thanks, I just spit coffee on my MBP...
James, That was likely one of the funniest things I've read in a long time. I may just steal it and use it as a signature...

In GEAR » Just figured out how to make the best camp mug
September 27, 3:25pm

Cutting lips...
Part of Ultralight backpacking is toughening your body. Your feet should never blister, you should be able to reach into a hot fire and pull out a boiling pot, and you shouldn't have to worry ...

In GEAR » Just figured out how to make the best camp mug
September 27, 11:51am

Thank you for the "enlightenment"
Mary, Thank you for "splainin" a few things to me. Now I feel better about the idea of brining one of my girls with me. I appreciate you taking your time to fill me in, and return th...

In Philosophy & Technique » What do I do with the dog?
September 27, 9:21am

Okay. I like your design.
Fly fishing poles I assume? If I got a little pushy just kick me.

In GEAR » Sunday morning musings on a hybrid poncho tent design
September 26, 3:08pm

A couple small things...
"Hand soap and sanitizer? Bring sanitizer. Clean your hand with water and then sanitize. Or wash with soap and drop the sanitizer." Respectfully a better idea is to get .5 oz of hand s...

In Gear Lists » pack weight creeping up
September 26, 2:59pm

I agree completely... but...
I agree on your statement about arches. The reason I like the trekking poles idea is: you don't have to carry a single use piece of gear (the metal arch). Maybe there is a way to design it ...

In GEAR » Sunday morning musings on a hybrid poncho tent design
September 26, 2:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Everett Vinzant

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Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I was completely satisfied with this bivy. When it rained outside, I had no worries. It was great to have the cover down at night and look out at the stars (mosquito free). My only possible complai...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 19, 3:03pm

Rollei 35 SE
I just picked up a Rollei 35 LED for $50. One KEY thing about ANY Rollei that uses a battery. They may not make the battery for it anymore (at least in the U.S.). The 35 LED uses a 5.6 volt battery...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 23, 12:08pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
After my wife and I got married, we were having a conversation about going backpacking (and getting some gear). I had been brought up on REI, she had been brought up spending the least amount of mone...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 25, 10:13pm