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Re: Re: What Would BPL Do...
No food was a requirement; had to skip dinner the evening before as well. I had a light lunch ~3pm. Didn't really notice being hungry all that much. The shivers were strong, but were contr...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Would BPL Do...
October 23, 2:02am

Thanks
Thanks everyone for the feedback. I was considering leaving the cotton off, and the damp merino. I figured, perhaps incorrectly, that the extra layer(s) would help even if damp. Adding more ...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Would BPL Do...
October 22, 6:10pm

Tyvek bivvy
It was the heavy HomeWrap stuff. It does not compress as well as other options. It is heavier than other options. It is insanely loud. It may quiet down through more use, or so I'm told....

In Philosophy & Technique » What Would BPL Do...
October 22, 3:01pm

What Would BPL Do...
Not sure if this should be in here, or General, but since this covers " Technique" I thought it may be close. Mods please move as you see fit. Background: We had a survival exercise ...

In Philosophy & Technique » What Would BPL Do...
October 22, 2:42pm

overkill...
You don't need copper jackets for this. Wasted cost/weight ... you're not going to be doing super-long range shots and you're not going to end up melting lead from .22s. The copper j...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » hunting to lighten pack load by eating meat?
October 22, 1:46pm

VBL?
Interesting that there was no coverage of VBLs. Or perhaps I'm missing the point of VBLs.

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 19, 4:20pm

Style
Couple more thoughts... Spot-and-stalk hunting means you "move differently" than when you're just hiking along. You move a lot slower, you stop and listen a lot more. You'd...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » hunting to lighten pack load by eating meat?
September 18, 3:29pm

Why not...
Why not put the ground-protection inside the stove, instead of on the ground? eg, invert the center pin, make it a little longer ... the "height" of the ground protector. Punch a hole...

In Gear Deals » NEW: LiteTrail Titanium Solid Fuel Cook System - sub-3 oz
September 18, 1:50pm

Blow it?
Instead of squeezing water out, you blow backwards through it, and then squeeze again?

In Editor's Roundtable » A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 5: Filtration Methods
August 22, 3:53pm

More...more..must have more...
:)

In Editor's Roundtable » A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 3
August 14, 1:23pm

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