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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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earth day
earth day. whats the big, or little plan? are we making a difference? making any changes? how are you celebrating? whats goin on out there?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » earth day
April 21, 3:04pm

self stick grip strips
not 100% sure of the name or if its still available, but there use to be a product around that was for use in bath tubs to make the floor non-slip if you had a shower over bath type set up. it was ...

In GEAR » Grip-ifying my HTC Sensation
March 30, 1:23pm

Re: solomid
thanks for the info/insight guys. wander lust, that trailstar has a pretty big foot-print by the looks, to me, it also looks like a bit of pain in the a@$e to set up, i suppose practice makes perfe...

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 26, 2:36am

Re: solomid

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 26, 2:36am

tight pitch
im really liking the look of the mld solomid, but how easy is it to get a nice tight/even pitch with the solomid cuben v silnylon. i guess the silnylon is a little more forgiving, or does it not ma...

In GEAR » tight pitch
March 24, 11:29pm

My thoughts aswell
what Jeff said. i think its just the "elders" getting sick of re-fried beans, posting & having the same discussions over & over because people are too lazy do do a descent sea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear List comments.
March 10, 9:03pm

cuben solomid sizing
im looking into getting a new shelter, fully enclosed rather than a more open style tarp (NZ can be pretty wet). i am around 184cm tall and use (at the moment) a marmot hydrogen bag, the long versi...

In GEAR » cuben solomid sizing
March 05, 7:44pm

Re: Critical Skills for PCT?
this is a great thread guys, keep it comin

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Critical Skills for PCT?
March 03, 3:24am

Re: Bacon beer
nice one T-Funk, ill take your word for it, cheers

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 03, 2:01am

Re: Marmots and Vegans
mmm, chicken flavored beer... mmm, beer flavored chicken do they have that in Australia?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 02, 8:40pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am