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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Frame sheet
I am thinking that kydex would be too stiff as a replacement for a Terraplane frame sheet. The original frame sheet is somewhat pliable and is shaped by the aluminum stay. There are two composite r...

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
November 17, 7:11am

Frame sheets.
Many thanks for the offer! I have a seamstress that has several industrial sewing machines, so I think I'm good. Will get some 1/16" HDPE and give it a shot.

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
November 16, 11:49pm

Frame sheet
Yes, but where it is an entirely different plastic, and therefore different structural properties, I thought the thickness might be different that would produce similar bending characteristics.

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
November 15, 9:56pm

Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
Yeah I know this is not a UL pack, but... The frame sheets from two of my son's Old Dana Design Terraplanes are cracked (1992 vintage). I would like to replace them with HDPE plastic shee...

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing frame sheet in Dana Design Terraplane
November 15, 9:37pm

Valandre' Oural Mittens
"Has anyone tried the Valandre Oural mittens? They sound super light (120g) and super warm with 850 fill goose down. Is 50g of fill considered a good amount for a mitten?" I own a pa...

In GEAR » down mittens
September 29, 2:22pm

Dyneema fabric
Looking for a supplier for the white Dyneema (spectra) fabric. Any ideas? Charlie vigilguy@gmail (dot)com

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyneema fabric
September 26, 5:54pm

Westcomb LT Cruiser Jacket, Size XL
Mint Condition, lightly used only used a few times. Retails for $380.00. Asking $250.00 shipped

In Gear Swap » Westcomb LT Cruiser Jacket, Size XL
December 19, 12:47pm

Thanks for posting the article
Eric - Thanks for posting this article. I work as a volunteer with the Boy Scouts and articles like this are great to show youth how important it is NOT to roll large boulders off of cliffs. What ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » dont chuck rocks off cliffs ...
December 13, 4:19pm

Drift Innovation POV camera
To the OP - Both companies have come out with newer products and accessories since the above comparison review was made over a year ago. I am glad that Drift has come out with the Drift HD, ...

In Photography » GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
December 13, 3:52pm

GoPro Alternative
I much prefer the Drift Innovation HD cameras. I have owned the GoPro and sold it after discovering the Drift. They have a built in screen, they have a remote, and their menu is MUCH easier to ...

In Photography » GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera
December 12, 9:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm