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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
My PDF Gear List3 season NZ

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share your trees
Milford Track, New Zealand

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
December 14, 10:39pm

Re: BOMBER spoon?
hey there, no offence, but how come you are asking about a bomber spoon for eating ice cream with, where weight isnt a deal breaker, on the backpackinglight gear forum? anyhow, i use a light my ...

In GEAR » BOMBER spoon?
August 29, 4:05am

Re: Free UL gear 2011
i was struggling to find any decent dropper bottles, so went to a local pharmacy & they gave me some free 5ml sample bottles of contact solution. i offered to pay... they said nah... i said sch...

In GEAR » Free UL gear 2011
August 26, 5:15pm

Re: "How many packs do you own?"
i have owned a few packs in the past but the ones i use are as follows, depending on what im doing ultimate direction solitaire torso pack gregory stimulus hydration pack mountain laurel d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many packs do you own?
August 26, 4:39am

Re: Machetes for bushwacking.
i have never really thought too much about a machete until recently. i have picked up a copy of a guide book with a whole lot of local tracks and trails, a few of which have not seen a human in qui...

In GEAR » Machetes for bushwacking.
August 26, 4:29am

Re: Re: Cuben
hey Doug, whats the secret to getting your various colored belly button lint? no matter what color top i wear, be it white, red, black, green, my lint is blue, always BLUE. what am i doin wrong?

In GEAR » Cuben: The unbearable lightness of being........ugly.
August 25, 3:19pm

Re: Gateway gear?
yeah but its gotta be QUALITY UL inexpensive stuff or you could put a lot of people off, or even worse, put them in physical danger with epic gear failure , then they wont even get to the spendy st...

In GEAR » Intrest in affordable light gear
August 23, 11:37pm

Re: Titanium Hook Tent Stakes
just wondering what happened to the ti eyes you were selling, i thought they were the latest & greatest thing out, now back to the normal old hooks

In Gear Deals » Titanium Hook Tent Stakes
August 23, 6:53pm

thank you for Gear Grams
kia ora Aaron, your the man brother, the Gear Grams is cool

In Gear Lists » GearGrams not working?
July 20, 11:39pm

Re: Whatever happened to weight saving welded seams?
yeah, i was wondering that myself not too long ago. i had me some of that technology a while back in the form of a Vaude pack, a seam blew out on it, so now i dont have it. got a full refund though...

In GEAR » Whatever happened to welded seams?
July 11, 12:41am

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am