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John Roan (JRoan) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by John Roan

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Re: RE Re: "beer can pot"

In Philosophy & Technique » giving myself an UL life
January 11, 10:53pm

Re: Re: silnylon reinforcement
Tim, Is xbox stitch anything like wii stitch? OK, in all seriousness, I'm still learning...haven't taken the Joanne's class...please educate us! John :~)>

In Make Your Own Gear » silnylon reinforcement
January 11, 10:47pm

Re: pack loss
"I really don't understand why you would get separated from your pack. Keep it on you at all times. Even when I sleep, I use it as a pillow." lol...don't you have to take it of...

In Philosophy & Technique » If you were seperated from your pack...
January 11, 10:40pm

Re: FS: Caldera Keg - Heineken Set
I'm curious why you're selling it?

In Gear Swap » FS: Caldera Keg - Heineken Set
January 10, 8:36pm

Re: Good idea
Exactly Eugene...push the limit, back up a bit for piece of mind, then push it again, and again, and again (over time of course). Once you get the bug, you're never done...there always seems to...

In GEAR » Weight vs longevity
January 08, 5:35pm

question on weight...
I have a question regarding PACKED vs. WORN/CARRIED weight categories in gear lists. I know it all adds up to skin-out weight, but would like to know general consensus on this subject... If you ...

In Philosophy & Technique » question on weight...
January 07, 3:34pm

2009 BPL Staff Picks
My top 3, in no particular order; 1. GG SpinnTwinn tarp for 2, very roomy and simple! 2. Nunatak BCB, made extra wide for 2, then modified by removing velcro, closing footbox, and adding draf...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2009 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 31, 9:54am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Aluminum
Rand, Thanks for the link. Any possibility you might make a Heineken Caldera Ti-Tri Inferno Fissure? (Wow, that's a mouth full!) If anyone's up for the challenge, it's you guys! ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Inverted Downdraft Woodgas Stove - My Attempt
December 03, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Re: RE: Aluminum
Surprisingly enough, the walls of a Sapporo can are thin steel, only the top and bottom at aluminum. Still very light. Just too small for my testing. MM - I like the idea of your cone in separat...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Inverted Downdraft Woodgas Stove - My Attempt
December 03, 6:19pm

Re: RE: Aluminum
Thomas, When the aluminum beer can pot is filled with water, it works just fine. If you tried putting it on the fire empty, it wouldn't fair quite as well. Try setting a styrofoam cup fil...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Inverted Downdraft Woodgas Stove - My Attempt
December 03, 3:21pm

All Reader Reviews by John Roan

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Trail Designs Caldera Stove
My rating is actually 4.5 out of 5 (not an option in the drop down box). I...

In Stoves - Alcohol
November 19, 5:35pm

Trail Designs Ti-Tri Inferno
The guys at Trail Designs have built a reputation for themselves by providing innovative products and excellent customer service. Their Caldera Cone system was a revolution in UL wind screen/pot holde...

In Stoves - Other
August 21, 5:35pm