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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
i am a bushbuddy sort of fellow, but for coming home late to a tent on a nasty wet afternoon, i often carry a can of sterno. it takes not a ton of heat to make a closed tent feel better, and stern...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
February 05, 2:40pm

Re: Changing gear and need tent help. ( loooong)
the akto : is a wonderful thing, but weighs a bit over three pounds with rigging. it, and the unna, Desperately need a decent window. sans window it is quite too warm on better afternoons when you...

In GEAR » Changing gear and need tent help. ( loooong)
February 05, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Re: lines and stakes
" Nothing to untie/untangle/reset for the pitch, no matter how close or how far you have to stake. " yup. 100%. knots are cool .. when everything is working .. and the sun's not...

In GEAR » lines and stakes
January 31, 7:27pm

Re: Synthetic or Down insulation for igloo camping?
might warrant a long look at jerry kobalenko's site. he is wise of such winter trickery.

In Winter Hiking » Synthetic or Down insulation for igloo camping?
January 27, 1:08pm

Re: How to make a sternum strap that slides along piping?
i might do the wrap thing, let it collapse the strap as it's not in an area that a wide/flat strap does anything save look cute, and thusly have the adjustability to determine to proper place ...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a sternum strap that slides along piping?
January 23, 8:26pm

Re: reasonably priced wool clothing?
try minus33.com

In GEAR » reasonably priced wool clothing?
January 22, 6:16pm

Re: MSR white gas stove pump failure
msr o'rings. this is a subject that was hased out inteh early days of bpl. here's the deal. box store and auto shop o'rings are often caca. real industrial o'rings come from bearin...

In GEAR » MSR white gas stove pump failure
January 21, 4:20pm

Re: Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
i am in saramento and have a reasonably sized aarn body pack. you are welccome to try it if you live nearby. that said, and having a sore back myself sometimes, it seems that the more mass you c...

In GEAR » Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
January 21, 4:09pm

Re: Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
ok. take a stuffed quilt, measure the length at rest, now pull the material reasonably tight in length, and the difference is how much it "shrank". so then, when you make your own quilt,...

In Make Your Own Gear » Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
January 20, 8:55pm

Re: How do I get moisture out of my Prolite?
i own several of the prolite's. stored open and unrolled behind a shelf. valve pointed down. i think down is best for draining. it's just my op. they sit there day in and day out. week af...

In GEAR » How do I get moisture out of my Prolite?
January 20, 8:51pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm