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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

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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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Re: Gateway gear?
yeah but its gotta be QUALITY UL inexpensive stuff or you could put a lot of people off, or even worse, put them in physical danger with epic gear failure , then they wont even get to the spendy st...

In GEAR » Intrest in affordable light gear
August 23, 11:37pm

Re: Titanium Hook Tent Stakes
just wondering what happened to the ti eyes you were selling, i thought they were the latest & greatest thing out, now back to the normal old hooks

In Gear Deals » Titanium Hook Tent Stakes
August 23, 6:53pm

thank you for Gear Grams
kia ora Aaron, your the man brother, the Gear Grams is cool

In Gear Lists » GearGrams not working?
July 20, 11:39pm

Re: Whatever happened to weight saving welded seams?
yeah, i was wondering that myself not too long ago. i had me some of that technology a while back in the form of a Vaude pack, a seam blew out on it, so now i dont have it. got a full refund though...

In GEAR » Whatever happened to welded seams?
July 11, 12:41am

Re: Dreads
this guy is tumeke. i like the way he rolls, & especially like the anti ipod. i think the dreads are for when he goes HSXUL, he can just take em off and leave em at the place he calls hom...

In GEAR » ULTIMATE Gear Review
July 07, 8:10pm

what stove?
hi Tim, it might help to let us know what stove you have, maybe if its a new stove you might like to experiment first, check out some different options for windscreens etc, theres a lot things that...

In GEAR » help with amount of alcohol??
June 26, 11:16pm

Re: Lightest boxers?
go commando, get that little bit closer to nature

In GEAR » Lightest boxers?
May 04, 11:56pm

Re: Fastpacking Gear
i dont give a f*#@ what you call it, what the gear manufacturers would like you to call it, or what weight bracket you are trying to fit into as long as you are out there gettin amongst it

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 6:29pm

whistles
you should check out www.briangreen.net/2011/03/safety-whistles-decibel-testing.html brians backpacking blog, he does a head to head test with a few different whistles, includes a bit of a mo...

In GEAR » Whistles
March 19, 3:16am

Re: Merino for everyday?
kia ora Dennis, i have a few Icebreaker items that get frequent wear. my singlet has just had its second birthday & is goin strong. it gets worn hiking, under my work shirt & to bed if my w...

In GEAR » Merino for everyday?
January 17, 12:06pm

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