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Dave Heiss (DaveHeiss) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Backpacker since 1973, started going lighter in 2003
CityCamano Island
StateWA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Dave Heiss

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A windscreen helps
Yes, I carry a simple windscreen made out of some aluminum foil. It has come in handy for times when the cooking area I have to use is exposed to more than a light breeze. I roll it up and store it...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ikea Stove need windscreen?
December 04, 8:23pm

Thermarest pillow still available
One last item looking for a new home. Yours for $10.

In Gear Swap » FS: Titanium Skillet, Possumdown Socks, Thermarest Pillow, IKEA Stove
December 04, 8:16pm

Pending sales
Possumdown socks, sold (Ceph) Evernew TI skillet, sold (Richard) IKEA woodstoves, sold (Yuchi, Pete) Let's take the Thermarest pillow down to $10 and clear everything out. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Titanium Skillet, Possumdown Socks, Thermarest Pillow, IKEA Stove
December 03, 12:42pm

FS: Titanium Skillet, Possumdown Socks, Thermarest Pillow, IKEA Stove
Thermarest Pillow 12”x16” (small) size. Grey/Green, 9oz. Used maybe 7-8 nights, but the case has been freshly laundered, restuffed, and is ready for the next owner’s sleepy head. SOLD Eve...

In Gear Swap » FS: Titanium Skillet, Possumdown Socks, Thermarest Pillow, IKEA Stove
December 02, 4:25pm

OR Ion Windshirt
I'll take the Outdoor Research Ion Pullover Windshirt. Based on your post of 9/11 the price is now $40? Sending a PM too - thanks. Dave

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL Absaroka pack L, Icebreaker Bodyfit 260 M, OR Ion Windshirt p/o 3.5 oz XL, Roughriders Weatherpants XL, WM Flight Vest XL
November 30, 7:04pm

Exped air pillow
+1 on the Exped air pillow. Nice height, nice softness, no noise, light. And I've tried many different pillows...

In GEAR » My never ending search for the right pillow
November 14, 5:39pm

UL 7 pillow tie-outs
My UL 7 (medium) has the pillow tie-outs - it must be from an earlier production run. However, I don't use them. I think Exped SHOULD have put pillow tie-outs on the opposite (non-valve) end of...

In GEAR » My exped sun at ul7 is missing pillow tie-out points?
October 12, 11:54am

Exped UL Synmat7
I picked up this pad earlier in the year, and it's wonderful. Over the last 35+ years I've used everything from ensolite foam sheets to the original orange thermarest pads (and lots of othe...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL7
October 03, 4:01pm

MLD Large hipbelt pocket
Thanks, but I'm most interested in finding one of the original light grey dyneema large size MLD hipbelt pockets. Anybody have one of these available for sale?

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD hipbelt pocket - Large
September 06, 12:09pm

WTB: MLD hipbelt pocket - Large
I have one of MLD's original (2009) light grey Dyneema hipbelt pockets, in a Large size (they used to be available in small, medium, and large), and I am looking for another Large size pocket f...

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD hipbelt pocket - Large
September 04, 7:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Heiss

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Montbell Versalite
Andrea - I'm looking forward to your opinions on the Versalite 50. I've still got that pack on my short list, and hope you can provide some input on its comfort and functionality. My only conc...

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 5:37pm

02 Rainwear Rain Suit
I also have an O2 Rainwear suit. I picked up a pair a few years ago and have been really happy with the performance, but I still wince at the screaming yellow color every time I put them on. It is def...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 26, 11:34am