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Marco A. Sánchez (marcoasn) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Marco A. Sánchez

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Some key points
Will, as usual a great article! Good individual bag reviews and… a better overall vision that highlights key points, sometimes forgotten: + Integration: what we need is a sleeping system, not ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Three-Season Down Mummy-Style Sleeping Bags: State of the Market Report 2010
March 11, 8:41am

Re: Brush rating
I have seen the brush rating in a few reports and guides, but I think it’s an interesting idea… @Franco: Yes, this is the web page that I found.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Brush rating
March 10, 5:26am

Brush rating
On some trip reports and guides I have seen references to a brush rating (something like brush rating class III). Googling the term I have found the “Cascade Brush and Bushwhack Rating System”....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Brush rating
March 09, 4:59am

RE: Request: please do not put "Backpacking Light" first in the title
+1 Cheers.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Request: please do not put "Backpacking Light" first in the title
March 09, 1:37am

Re: Why Should a Person Become a Member of BPL?
+ Access to all BPL articles (A lot of interesting things!) + Discounts on the Gear Shop + Sometimes, preferential access to products (Important, given the usual limited stock)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Should a Person Become a Member of BPL?
March 04, 8:59am

Thinned glue
Very interesting article! Have you tried to apply thinned glue with mineral spirits? This lets you apply a very thin layer of silicone.

In Editor's Roundtable » Adventures in Laminating Silicone-Impregnated Fabrics
March 03, 5:20am

Re: Platypus repair: Which Glue type?
I’ve had success using a cyanoacrylate adhesive with a rubber base for some flexibility (Super Glue 3 Power Gel; I guess you can find something similar in the UK) I also reinforced it with a smal...

In GEAR » Platypus repair: Which Glue type?
March 01, 8:34am

Re: Silnylon and cheap for the start
Although cuben or spinnaker tarps are lighter, silnylon tarps are more tolerant of the typical mistakes made during the learning process (excessive tension applied on some guylines). Thus, +1 for a...

In GEAR » New to Tarping- Advice needed!
March 01, 8:11am

Re: Felled Seam
Hi Hendrik! Yes, the seam of the video is the same showed in the article.

In Make Your Own Gear » Felled Seam
January 07, 5:53am

Re: Avatar
In the summit of Castillo d’Acher (Spanish Pyrenees) last winter; an incredible mountain with a valley on top of it.

In Chaff » Avatar
December 23, 8:55am

All Reader Reviews by Marco A. Sánchez

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Leki Ultralight Ti
At 213 g / 7,5 oz per pole (measured, without trekking basket), the Leki Ultralite Ti are a reasonably lightweight choice when you need adjustable poles that can handle real abuse in the backcountry. ...

In Trekking Poles
September 16, 9:59am

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe
Let’s face it: for non technical routes a light axe and a trekking pole usually are the best combination. However, aluminum headed axes deform with even light use, so if you expect some REAL use of th...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
September 15, 5:27am