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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: Nunatak Arc AT + Skaha Plus Combo
Thanks Steve, good stuff Steve. So for summer camping your weight is the quilt + your sweater? What's that around 15-16 ounces?

In GEAR » Nunatak Arc AT + Skaha Plus Combo
July 19, 12:52pm

Re: Gear shops in Seattle
wow, I had no idea! Guess I better bring my paypal money with me. Thanks for the awesome suggestions everyone.

In GEAR » Gear shops in Seattle
July 09, 6:17am

Gear shops in Seattle
I'll be in Seattle next week and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for any gear shops I should check out.

In GEAR » Gear shops in Seattle
July 08, 6:18pm

Re: Pens and notebook - which one?
Rite in rain notebook and a mini sharpy. Ben, it's not so much about writing in the rain, but rather that you writing doesn't get lost when it rains.

In GEAR » Pens and notebook - which one?
July 03, 4:15pm

Re: Olive Oil: Source for single-serving pouches?
My local EMS sells pouches as well.

In GEAR » Olive Oil: Source for single-serving pouches?
June 30, 8:14pm

Re: Re: Best Backpacking dog breed
Just to build on your point Jesse, don't get a dog from a pet shop. I only mentioned the "doodle" dogs because they're fairly new and seem to address what most people are looking...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best Backpacking dog breed
June 29, 7:56pm

Re: Down jacket in sleeping system
I'm going to wait to see how the new cocoon line pans out. If it's not compareable to the Skah Plus, I'm going to order one too. I have a Nanatuk Arc Specialist bag that's great, ...

In GEAR » Down jacket in sleeping system
June 29, 3:07pm

Re: Best Backpacking dog breed
Hey Jeff, A few months back I did the same type of research, although it wasn't primarily for backpacking, but more of a family dog that could also do some backpacking trips. I have simil...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best Backpacking dog breed
June 29, 3:02pm

Re: Re: Backpacking Light UL 180 Quilt
I'm interested also for the cold temp for the 60 quilt too.

In GEAR » Backpacking Light UL 180 Quilt
June 18, 5:54pm

Re: What happens to the old stuff?
I usually sell my old stuff on the BPL forums and if there are no takers, ebay. You'll definitely *not* break even, but that's the cost of going light. Also, another useful way to analy...

In GEAR » Recommend Down Jacket/ Pack
June 17, 6:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm