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Lucas Boyer (jhawkwx) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale 38.97˚N, 95.26˚W
About Me Having been a backpacker off and on since the early 90's when a trip to Philmont infected me w/ the bug, I have transitioned over to a lighter kit. My first encounter with UL backpacking was some CDT thru-hikers I met in New Mexico. I went home and combed the web, found BPL, and the rest is history. Right now, I'm between jobs, working at a local running shop and have been doing a little freelance writing, hoping to find a voice for a writing career perhaps. Previously, I have obtained a meteorology degree and master's degree in secondary educ.
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There are different ways for everybody, but some of the popular ways are to use pins within the seam allowance(place them perpendicular to the seam so you can pull them out as you feed through the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Working with Silnylon and other slippery materials
January 06, 8:17am

re: jackets
While not an event jacket, I really like the Patagonia Rainshadow. I wear mine for rain and windy weather, as well as layering when it's too cool for a longsleeve shirt. On a recent outing I ha...

In GEAR » Need Jacket Advice
December 22, 9:37am

re: cars/packs, etc.
Tom, glad I put a smile on your face. Read a Captain Beefheart quote last night, "My smile is stuck, I can't go back to your frownland." Interesting that cars were brought up in th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What happened to Golite?
December 21, 9:26am

re: Brian
Brian, god help ya' brother when genetics come back to bite ya' in the @ss. Some folks are going to get bitten no matter how healthy of a lifestyle they live. You gonna say Lance Armstrong ...

In Chaff » Health Care
December 17, 10:54am

re: contributing
Lynn, I agree that denial of healthcare based on arbitrary numbers, etc. is foolhardy. A sick pool of citizens ultimately leads to a negative impact on the economy, which "trickles down(up)&qu...

In Chaff » Health Care
December 17, 7:55am

re: design
Does the aluminum can function as the outer layer of the Bushbuddy does, where it doesn't get hot and char the ground, while creating the secondary burn?

In Make Your Own Gear » Worldstove: Beaner stove
December 16, 2:21pm

What would Chuck Norris Do?

In Chaff » How Did BUSH WIN...?
December 16, 2:10pm

Thanks Lynn
Lynn, thanks for having the courage and decency to continue this topic over here. While I wish we could all join hands and hit the trail and hike into the sunset, that's not going to solve a th...

In Chaff » Health Care
December 16, 1:56pm

re: selling out
I think we are just getting older. The ebb and flow of business goes like this. Right now the next Golite is grooming a dedicated following, but 2 yrs. from now they will go transnational and offsh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What happened to Golite?
December 16, 9:40am

re: Michael
You know Michael, I've been ripping on the hipbelt, but it's really not the hipbelt that's the problem. It's the dang load stabilizer strap. I feel like an @ss. I might just try hik...

In GEAR » Ohm
December 16, 9:26am

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