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Thomas Conly (conly) - BPL Premium Member

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Bear Spray and Black Bears
I work in an outdoors store where we sell bear spray and yes, it does work on black bears. It is concentrated pepper spray that will work on anything that breathes air basically. In fact, because b...

In GEAR » Does bear spray work with black bears and what brand?
February 20, 9:58pm

Re: Re: Momentum weight
Greg, I won't be testing it for a while. I'm in Winnipeg, Canada and it's still really wintery here. It probably won't be warm enough until until May or even June.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG - SUL 40° Quilt ??
February 07, 5:35pm

Momentum weight
I actually just finished making a 40* quilt out of thru-hiker down and momentum. One thing you should know is that when I actually weighed the momentum it's actual weight came out to 1.1 oz/yrd...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG - SUL 40° Quilt ??
February 07, 8:05am

problem with cuben
I made a vapor barrier top and bottom out of silnylon using the shell patterns at thru-hiker. If I were you I'd rethink the cuben idea. I found that unless I wear long underwear under the vapor...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pants and Shirt Pattern
February 02, 10:29pm

Re: Warmlite DAM Price Reduced
I know it's been a while but is the DAM still available?

In Gear Swap » Warmlite DAM
November 08, 8:51pm

Re: FS: UL GEAR
PM sent on pot

In Gear Swap » FS: UL GEAR
October 27, 3:56pm

Re: FS: UL GEAR
Is theEvernew Pot nonstick or is it uncoated? Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: UL GEAR
October 26, 7:49pm

Re: Re: picts of my gear
Brad Groves: For the zipper, I'd suggest really using a lot of pins and making sure the zipper doesn't move around as you sew. This is especially important because any slight movement will ...

In Make Your Own Gear » picts of my gear
September 04, 10:25am

Re: Re: Re: picts of my gear
Huzefa S: It's usually pretty cold. You can expect temperatures around -5°F most of the time in January but it can easily get colder. There's usually about one week each year when the temp...

In Make Your Own Gear » picts of my gear
September 04, 10:16am

Re: picts of my gear
Huzefa S: I have worn the vapor barrier shirt with a pack. I haven't found it slippery but I've never worn it as the outer layer. I usually have a fleece vest on and a Marmot shell overtop ...

In Make Your Own Gear » picts of my gear
September 03, 10:27pm

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