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Art Tyszka (arttyszka) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Minnesota
About Me 43, and in some of the best shape of my life after losing 50 lbs a couple years ago. I've always loved getting "out there" and backpacking is one of my preferred ways. I spend as much time as I can backpacking and car camping with my kids during the Summer. I'm an avid target shooter and enjoy kayaking with my family, ATVing and snowmobiling, and just about anything that get's me in the outdoors.
CityPlymouth
StateMN
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.loyalshepherd.com
My PDF Gear List3 Season Solo Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Art Tyszka

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Re: 10d fabric
I haven't had any down leakage to speak of, so not sure what to say there, have you asked Tim directly? He's "the man" when it comes to quilts IMHO. I have Black/Charcoal 10d co...

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment vs Jacks R Better - advice please
May 09, 8:05pm

Re: fit
Chris, Kuhl seems to be a bit on the loose side of a 36". I lost another 15 lbs since buying them last year and am now in a 34", And "could" wear a 32" but they would be...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 08, 7:39am

SOLD
SOLD. Victor, thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 08, 6:56am

Price Drop
I decided not to bother selling these these individually, so I dropped the price for all 4 to $80 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 07, 2:30pm

Re: Weight
Sorry, I didn't see this until just now. On my scale the Renegades are 10.4 ounces and the Ramblers are 11.1.

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 06, 7:52pm

Bump
Bump

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 03, 12:12pm

Price drop for all 4
Price for all 4 shipped - $100

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
May 01, 1:25pm

Re: Experiences with the 2013 Enlightened Equipment pad attachment system?
Go for the quilt, you'll love it with or w/o the straps. I have the new and old straps and frankly usually sleep w/o either of them, even in 20F temps. I found that just cinching the neck clo...

In GEAR » Experiences with the 2013 Enlightened Equipment pad attachment system?
April 30, 7:15pm

FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
I've lost a fair amount of weight and need smaller sizes, I hate to part with these shorts, so my "loss" is your gain ;-) All 4 pair are in very good shape, the Ramblers have the usua...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kuhl Shorts, 36" waist
April 29, 8:31am

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In Gear Swap » Kuhl Shorts, 4 Pair 34" waist
April 28, 8:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Art Tyszka

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Enlightened Equipment Revelation X
This was my first quilt, and I couldn't be happier. I needed a new cold weather bag, so I went with the 20F 6' Wide and had the 30% over stuff. The loft on this quilt is incredible, more tha...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
May 29, 5:53pm

gossamer murmur
I would have liked to give the 2012 Murmur a 4.5 if I could have. My only criticism is that the stitching is not as well done as I would have expected. There were a few loose threads in some of the ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 09, 7:20pm

REI Revelcloud Jacket
I actually liked a lot about this jacket, but I ended up returning it to REI for one simple reason - it didn't keep me warm. The fit and quality is excellent, I especially like the breast pocke...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 17, 12:14pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Parka
I couldn't ask for more in a lightweight down insulating layer. The MB UL Down Inner Parka is awesome in every regard. The fit of the XL is perfect for me and leaves plenty of room for a fleec...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 17, 12:07pm

Exped SynMat UL 7
I spent a fair amount of time researching the available pads before I upgraded to an UL sleeping pad. My sleep and rest is too important to me to use a foam mat, as a side sleeper, I need more suppor...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 13, 9:48am