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Tom Holbrook (Zandar) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Central Coast of California
About Me I packed quite a bit in my teens and 20's, and then started a family. Now, after about 30 years I am getting back into the adventure.
CityArroyo Grande
CountryUnited States

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Old Kelty Pack
Amanda, I too have an old Kelty, the D4, that I purchased when I was in High School...many moons ago. My zippers were stuck and failing, all padding was hard with age, so I called Kelty to di...

In Make Your Own Gear » update harness on old old kelty pack?
August 19, 6:36pm

PM Sent
I just sent you a PM. Z

In Gear Swap » 2 Big Agnes Clearview FS
August 17, 8:57am

Ordered part
Jim, Thanks for your efforts, this should allow me to get some older gear back in service. This will be great for simple weekender trips with the family. Z.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gaz Bluet Stove
August 13, 12:20pm

contact info
HJ, I am still interested in getting the adaptor, so forward his info as soon as you can. Z.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gaz Bluet Stove
August 13, 9:51am

Gel Packs
My 19 year old son just came back from Yosemite, and he and a friend used them before they hiked to the top of Half Dome, and had great things to say. He felt instant energy boost, after eating ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gu Energy Gels/ Carb Boom
August 12, 12:53pm

Bushbuddy above 10k
Here is a response I just received from SEKI Unfortunately, since the Bushbuddy requires wood for fuel, you cannot use it at elevations where wood fires are restricted in Sequoia and Kings Canyo...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy or BushBuddy Ultra?
August 11, 1:14pm

Altimeter - favorites?
I am looking into altimeters and wonder what you are using. I really don't want one that is part of a watch, if that is possible. Any ideas? Z.

In GEAR » Altimeter - favorites?
August 11, 11:01am

Dyneema fishing line
I just bought a spool of the 100lb line. I paid $7.99 w/free shipping. I want to compare it to the line sold in the guide line kits via BPL, which I just pick up too. Looks like it would b...

In GEAR » Ultimate Cord/Guylines?
August 11, 9:09am

Lightweight Backpacking and Camping
FYI - I just saw this at campmor for $24.95 new.. http://www.campmor.com/lightweight-backpacking-camping-book-1.shtml?source=GAN&cm_mmc=GAN-_-Google%20Product%20Listing%20Ads-_-Primary-_...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear Closet Bookshelf Clean Out
August 10, 2:58pm

Jim, Could you put me in touch with the gent that sells the adaptor? I would like to put these pieces of gear back in service. Z.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gaz Bluet Stove
August 09, 8:49pm

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