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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Frostline Booties
Frostline kits were great back around 1980. Goose down, for some items. Polarguard for other items. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Does anyone remember Frostline kit down packets
January 17, 2:20pm

Re: Re: easton nano nail stakes
How do LNT principles apply here? --B.G.--

In GEAR » easton nano nail stakes
January 17, 12:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: moderate
"I'm glad you're an Aussie because you guys haven't been indoctrinated with political correctness the way we have here in the US." That's very true. Nobody has ever acc...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 17, 12:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Jetboil cold weather heat exchanger
Yes, David, I think that we sat in the same physics class. That's probably why most heat sinks are made of extruded aluminum, not copper. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Jetboil cold weather heat exchanger
January 17, 12:39am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Jetboil cold weather heat exchanger
"Yeah, thinner material does conform better, but maybe you can do a bit of hammering at home first?" In the past, I have done this using a heavy solid copper wire and beating it a litt...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jetboil cold weather heat exchanger
January 17, 12:16am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Question for 3-pin boot users
"animal tracks in the mud" Mud is good. A couple of weeks ago I saw an excellent fresh mountain lion track in mud. It kind of makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up. ...

In Winter Hiking » Question for 3-pin boot users
January 16, 1:52pm

Re: Re: Re: moderate
Roger isn't going to do that. If his wife found out, she would throw him out of the house. --B.G.--

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 16, 1:49pm

Re: Re: ihpone battery permanently damaged by sub freezing temperatures?
In nearly all of these devices, the battery charge estimator circuit is based on the voltage of the lithium battery. In most cases with a new battery, this estimate will be fairly valid. However, i...

In GEAR » ihpone battery permanently damaged by sub freezing temperatures?
January 16, 12:53pm

Re: Re: Basic food question
I always carry a good portion of my food that is edible without cooking. Also, I carry a good portion that is high on my list of favorites. It has to be something that I can eat even if I am not hu...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Basic food question
January 16, 12:34pm

Re: ACCIDENTALLY PREPPED FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE
Back around 1978-1980, I found myself in need of lots of freeze dried food for group backpacking purposes. I found a store within ten miles of home, and they had f.d. in #10 cans, plus air dehydrat...

In GEAR » ACCIDENTALLY PREPPED FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE
January 16, 12:28pm

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