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Mike Barney (eaglemb) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Mike Barney

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Re: Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS?
Bad news: It's harder than it looks if you haven't had someone who actually knows how to do it show you 1st hand. This is because you have a "double angle" problem. This is becau...

In GEAR » Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS?
April 04, 10:30pm

Re: houdini.
How hard would it be to convert the inside pocket on the outside?

In GEAR » Thoughts on my new Houdini and R1 Hoodie
March 22, 11:53pm


In Gear Swap » Patagonia Houdini XL, Gray
March 21, 2:45pm

Re: MS Vista not showing New Posts
I've noticed 'most of the time' that if I click "New Posts Since Last Visit" twice with time to refresh in the middle, it usually comes up the second time...

In Chaff » MS Vista not showing New Posts
March 16, 9:15am

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In Chaff » MS Vista not showing New Posts
March 11, 11:22pm

MS Vista not showing New Posts
Is anyone else seeing this problem: I'm now using Microsoft Vista, and when I click on "New Posts Since Last Visit", it sometimes says "There have been no new posts since your l...

In Chaff » MS Vista not showing New Posts
March 11, 10:20pm

Google Language Tools says: i make it as a gas lantan.
Not a bad idea, the translation below is a rough automated Google / Babblefish translation. There are some thicker wall bottles available in the US, my concern would be the bottle catching on fire...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a Waterlight?
March 09, 12:43pm

Anyone tried the aerogel shoe inserts
Supposidly these have extreme insulating properties, and have been used on Everest and in foot races across Death Valley. Anyone?

In Multiple Use Gear » Chemical Hand Warmers
March 03, 10:52pm

Re: Re: Mike B
You want a full length pad, as you're likely to get cold feet without it. Email me on the bag, and I'll forward, it is a long, I think he has a pad also. eaglemb at earthlink...

In Gear Swap » WTB Sleeping Bag for a big guy, plus cloudburst 2
February 25, 10:32pm

Re: WTB Sleeping Bag for a big guy, plus cloudburst 2
If you can give us an idea of what your range is, we can probably help you zero in to some degree.

In Gear Swap » WTB Sleeping Bag for a big guy, plus cloudburst 2
February 25, 10:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike Barney

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MSR Pocket Rocket
This is a pretty basic stove that is simple to operate. It's lightweight and reasonably efficient. We used 3 of these on a 10 day hike with 10 people and they worked well. The stove is reas...

In Stoves - Canister
December 08, 5:52pm

Light My Fire Spork
I like the LMF Spork, but it's almost too flexible. I can agree with many if not most of the comments above, and have had one break. When you use it to stir something very hot, it gets soft and ...

In Cookware - Other
November 23, 9:49pm

Garmin Rino 120 GPS and FRS / GMRS Radio
Great Idea, lacking implementation.The premis of the Rino family is that it would be great to know where others are via GPS location. Great Idea. This is accomplished by using FRS radio frequencies i...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 21, 2:53pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I had this bag for a short period, but really liked it. It's so warm, that it was almost too warm for me above freezing, but a very comfortable bag overall. It fits me (6'1") well a...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 04, 7:24pm

Atkinson's Chick-O-Stick Crunchy Peanut Butter & Coconut Candy
I really like the "Chick'O's", they do pack significant energy in a small package, and the taste is very good. They don't break as easy as some, and have a similar texture in h...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 27, 5:29pm

Jolt Gum
I guess if I was going to give this a really fair shake I'd have consumed the whole pack. Unfortunately or fortunately 1/2 a piece was more than enough. The taste isn't there, and I do have ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 11, 11:09pm

Big Agnes
We had a short term need for a bag and pad we could use at Philmont, and the Scout was on a budget. We looked around and called Big Agnes. They had a demo bag come in the next day, and they called b...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 7:28pm

Walmart really does have nice people in their outdoors department at our local establishment, who know a lot about the Coleman lanterns and stoves and shotguns / rifles and ammo and really try to hel...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 10:24pm

Tarptent Cloudburst
The Cloudburst 2 was my first tent from Tarptent. I like the design, and it holds up well in rain and wind. It sleeps 2 comfortably and sets up pretty easily with as few as 3 stakes. It weight a ha...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
December 04, 9:24pm

Sling-Light Chair w/ body and kneck rest
I purchased 2 of these initially for a 2 week hike. In the store, it seemed like a pretty good idea during a quick checkout. It's less than 2 lbs, so one of the lighter camp chairs available. It do...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 04, 8:25pm