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James Byrnes (backfeets1) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Midwest.... Missouri
About Me Major gram weenie. I have a 10 lb base wt. Includes ice ax, camera, tarptent. 20 deg. night range. At present I'm in the process of adding duel use items, looking for durability, ect.
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Just use 2 poles.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pole Set
October 25, 2:05am

I have used the Hightlite for three summers, lowest comfortable temp 36*(have wore everything to sleep in the mid 20's). Recently bought a summerlite, lowest temp 38* too warm. In both cases ...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering Highlite
October 23, 4:57am

Decide early on in what conditions and environment you will be hiking. Early spring, summer? Mountains, desert? Dry, wet, etc. No need for a 20 deg sleeping bag if you hike summer months in 35-40...

In GEAR » Starting from Scratch
October 18, 12:58am

Gear shop?
Why is so little gear in stock? Ti cook ware seams to sellout very fast. Even the simple Ti wind screens have been out of stock for a looooong time. Very frustrating.

In Chaff » Gear shop?
October 17, 2:56am

Is the curve applied to all edges of a shelter??? Top ridge, bottom edges?

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG Technical Note - Catenary Curves
October 16, 3:06am

Al arrows
The reason I asked about arrows is because of their lighter weight as apposed to light weight tent poles. (I am a major gram weenie). Total length would not exceed 36 inches used in a non critical...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent poles
October 16, 2:07am

Tent poles
Has anyone tried to use AL arrow shafts for tent/tarp poles? How to bend, how to make joints/ferrules? Have in mind very low- small shelter for stove when cooking, segmented arch in cloth sleeve...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent poles
October 15, 5:07am

I'd like the 550ml pot. How do I contact you?

In Gear Swap » FS: Titanium Cookpots & Sporks
October 13, 3:54am

How lost were you? I mean, should you have been concerned? Did you have absolutely no idea where you were? Or did you know well enough approximately where you were so that you really had no reason ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Unforeseen consequences of going light
October 13, 1:53am

Interior tent height?
What interior height do you believe most functional in a tent, tarptent? What led you to this conclusion? Example: overall wind profile of shelter, ability to move around without touching sides?

In GEAR » Interior tent height?
October 12, 2:46am

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