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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: Re: Ryan Jordan's McHale Pack
Hi, This thread has pictures of Ryan with a McHale Pack. These pictures may show the pack better then the other thread. Pack Pictures

In GEAR » Ryan Jordan's McHale Pack
May 04, 11:24pm

Re: Re: Fastpacking Gear
Sub 1- Pound has an International Organization that sets it rules. They even have their own Yahoo Group.

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 8:23pm

Cuben Fiber Hammock
If you check the date of this thread you will see that my Cuben Hammock is 4 years old. I have used it a lot over the years and have not had a problem with it. When I made it I was after the li...

In Make Your Own Gear » cuben fiber hammocks
April 20, 7:42pm

Re: Re: Synthetic Quilt Questions
Hi Will, What I have came from a roll I bought a few years ago. I have read here that it is currently sold out at the factory and not expected back in stock till late summer or early fall.

In Make Your Own Gear » Synthetic Quilt Questions
March 22, 3:25pm

Re: Synthetic Quilt Questions
Hi Chris, To answer your questions I have re-listed them here. Q-1. How warm would you say your quilt turned out to be when worn? A-1. The weather when the picture was taken on Springer ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Synthetic Quilt Questions
March 22, 2:26pm

Re: Synthetic Quilt Questions
Hi Chris, I made something like it sounds you are planning. You can see the thread here: 7 ounce Quilt / Tunic I used this on a very light hike on the AT in Georgia in October a few years...

In Make Your Own Gear » Synthetic Quilt Questions
March 22, 10:28am

Re: somethings different
Hi Dan, I am really glad to see you jump into this with both feet. This has been very interesting reading. I have used a lot of Cuben Fiber over the years (about 8) in 5 different weight pro...

In GEAR » Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
March 20, 1:07pm

Hiking Kilt
My Kilt Thread I have made several kilts to include one "Great Kilt". Most of the ladies I have been around with a kilt on seem to approve. My family on my fathers side can trace the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many BPL'ers wear KILTS?
March 17, 3:06pm

Re: Re: ULA will be producing the H2o Amigo again
inventor of the h2o amigo Bill F. Getting credit? No, What I did was change to the Katadyn Filter, reduce its weight and change the location to put it inside the water bag. Moving the Ka...

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN vs H2O Amigo, a long distance hiker’s comparison
March 11, 7:44am

Re: Powermax 170g?
Hi, It would seem that the best way to get your question answered would be to just call Coleman.

In GEAR » Powermax 170g?
March 09, 8:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am