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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


Blog http://cattarp.wordpress.com/

email do@owareusa.com
StateWA
My Website URLhttp://shop.bivysack.com/

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All Forum Posts by David Olsen

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Right on
Kinda made my day.

In Chaff » 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
October 15, 10:57am

VBL
Another design might look like something the surcoat that crusader knights wore. It is basically a tailored poncho that would fit under your pach rather than over. Alter the length to suit. Wear...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rain Apron
October 15, 10:54am

Helicopter loggers
To concur with the others. My friend worked deep Alaska logging from Helicopters. They used mirrors and the pilot would get mad at them if they flashed more than once. They worked that well. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Visibility to helicopters if lost, stranded or injured
October 15, 7:26am

bullet drop
Ian- Check your bullet drop charts. I think unless you are shooting uphill, bullet travel is overstated.

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 14, 8:35pm

Re: Re: fishing weights
For me, using non-toxic shot looks pretty simple." First, what is non-toxic? Not tungsten, not copper, not plastic, not zinc, not lead, maybe not iron. Second, the only shotguns I own...

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 14, 8:32pm

Rent a couch just $1075/month, must have own sleeping bag.
"looking for someone to share 600-square-foot studio for $1,075 a month with $1,500 down" "the going rate for a studio share in S.F., where the median rent for a two-bedroom in t...

In Chaff » Rent a couch just $1075/month, must have own sleeping bag.
October 14, 3:20pm

fishing weights
"I know there is an effort to eliminate lead fishing weights. I doubt it is drive by anti-fishing people." Fish aren't cuddly enough. They don't have as many defenders. It i...

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 14, 1:48pm

Re: safe dog
A dog will keep going trying to be with you long after they are dangerously overheated or dehydrated. Keep a close eye on that and give them lots of opportunity for water. Some dogs are not safe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » safe dog
October 14, 10:13am

study unreviewed
The most recent studies of the condors and lead have not released to be peer reviewed by outside scientists. Why they won't let others examine all their data and methods calls into question the...

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 13, 8:11pm

tin
There are 22 long rifle bullets made from tin. Never in stock and several times the price of lead and foul and wear out the barrel faster. Tin makes a nice hardener in lead for cast boolits.

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 12, 11:44am

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm

Basegear.com
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm