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My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: No straps for me... Not.
" On the flip side, what's the argument in their favor? " ok, we're tally Ho on this one. the straps let us "not hang on". which equates to a substantial savings of ...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 02, 7:56pm

Re: Re: How to use your trekking pole strap
Frank's way is pretty close the the peter way. in that i only put the four fingers thru the strap. never the thumb. because if the pole gets jammed in a crack, and you are moving forward with ...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 01, 7:46pm

Re: inside color for bag/quilt
" Or does it not matter? " it matters. to that end, it may not matter when you are IN it, but it sure as heck matters when you have a only few moments of sun to turn it inside out an...

In GEAR » inside color for bag/quilt
April 01, 12:47pm

Re: Re: What Do You Do with Almost-Empty Fuel Canisters?
" make creme brûlée and Carmelize the sugar on top of the custard. " for Roger, David, Delmar, and the creme brulee crowd ... concerning the Hone Depot Torch. for those who use ...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Do You Do with Almost-Empty Fuel Canisters?
March 31, 7:32am

bunion tool
this is an repeat of an old subject, but if you have a hot spot, and wish you could stretch it out of your shoe, this is the tool that yee seek. pic is the business end of the Bunion Stretcher ton...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wk+ long trips on-the-trail feet fixes
March 30, 12:39pm

Re: Re: Re: WTB Jetboil Sol (or talk me out of it)
" That might be a bit like strapping a jet engine on the back of your car. " cool ! (if you drive a Yaris ... you dream about that sort of stuff) v.

In Gear Swap » WTB Jetboil Sol (or talk me out of it)
March 30, 9:16am

Re: Re: Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
" It's just hard to cut up your steak with a hatchet :) " Moriya demonstrates steak vs axe eskimo technology.

In Editor's Roundtable » Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
March 27, 6:57am

Re: zigzag
you might coat those particular stiches with mcnett to keep them from doing that nasty thing. are all the other stitches on the thing OK ? just these ones getting puller real hard ? thread's ...

In Make Your Own Gear » help! can't fix my pucker
March 23, 6:31pm

Re: Re: About to buy my first sewing machine….
unless you have already sent the money, i might consider that sewing machines are a "handed to you" sort of item. nearly everybody knows somebody with one that sits unused. gutermann wor...

In Make Your Own Gear » About to buy my first sewing machine….
March 23, 6:28pm

thread drift.
" Okay, forget Jennifer's questions, explain this answer! I'm not an engineer and never understood this answer, elaborate please! " THANK YOU ! --- i suspect what we have he...

In GEAR » Pack compression
March 22, 8:43am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm