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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
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All Forum Posts by Daniel Pittman

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Re: Optimum ratio of pot diameter to height
Never mind Jerry's post. I actually read your post and comprehended it. Good work! What I need now is for someone to test boil times to compare efficiency between thick lids and foil lids. ...

In GEAR » Optimum ratio of pot diameter to height
February 28, 6:52pm

Re: REI credit card bennies?
5% back on REI purchases (on top of your regular dividend), and 1% back on everything else. It's not a lot, but my APR is decent and it's the only CC I have. Might as well get something b...

In GEAR » REI Claus is Coming to Town!!!
February 23, 1:12pm

Re: Zebralight H52 head strap
Nice, but apparently there already exist a better solution: Mouth-held Flashlight

In Make Your Own Gear » Zebralight H52 head strap
February 20, 8:34pm

Re: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
Shoelaces. Maybe I'll find a likely piece of bark and a nice dowel-like stick if I'm leaving the trees for more than a few hours. Otherwise, I can find what I need to string a bow with my s...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 20, 8:07pm

Re: Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
Your Trinity Alps pictures! Oh, add me as a friend so I can see your cats. Pitsy ATX

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
February 15, 9:19pm

Re: No Tuning Fork
The first note to "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" on Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' is the low E in guitar standard tuning. Just get that song in your head really good, remember ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 15, 7:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: REI exchange
" If I were in Chicago, just out of curiosity I'd check the local Starbucks to see if the former manager was pulling shots. ;0)" Mrs. pitsy is a Barista at Starbucks. It's not...

In Gear Deals » REI Changes Return Policy To One Year Time Limit
February 15, 3:06pm

Re: Re: : BPL wedding....
"That's what Mike Damone called it, and I learned everything I know from him...." This is what you like, Jen?

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
February 14, 9:22pm

Re: Re: When lifetime doesn't mean forever
Dale, you had a Timbuk2 bag fail?! What the heck were you doing with it?

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 14, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Baselayer
"...we might be related. Depending on the brand and cut I'm somewhere betweeen a Large and a XXL... needless to say, I'm thankful for good return policies." 5'10", ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Layering: Staying Comfortable in the Mountains
February 14, 2:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Pittman

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm