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Joe Kuster (slacklinejoe) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Flatirons
About Me I'm the president of Slackline Express. We make slacklines (think of it as a backyard tight rope) but also manage an outsourced sewing shop for lightweight backpacking gear designers. We do industrial sewing, cutting, and assembly here in Colorado.
CityLongmont
StateCO
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.slacklineexpress.com

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All Forum Posts by Joe Kuster

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Anyone have experience with the SuYou Solar Charger
I was going to make my own DIY charger similar to what Roger had done in the past, but saw this system going for $25 (less than my parts + shipping) and I can pick it up locally. https://www.sp...

In GEAR » Anyone have experience with the SuYou Solar Charger
October 06, 1:58pm

A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 6: Ultra-Violet Light Methods
As someone who was an early adopter into UV, I figured I should throw in my 2 cents as I've had nearly every mode of failure. Like most things, build quality is absolutely critical to havin...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Survey of Water Hazards and Water Treatment Methods - Part 6: Ultra-Violet Light Methods
August 31, 11:58pm

Keeping water bottles on your shoulder straps
I use a metal clip that goes around the mouth of most soda / water bottles (the "disposable" type out of vending machines). That uses a microbiner to my pack strap. Just reach and pull an...

In GEAR » Keeping water bottles on your shoulder straps
February 10, 4:29pm

Keeping water bottles on your shoulder straps
I use a metal clip that goes around the mouth of most soda / water bottles (the "disposable" type out of vending machines). That uses a microbiner to my pack strap. Just reach and pull an...

In GEAR » Keeping water bottles on your shoulder straps
February 10, 4:28pm

lightweight eye mask?
I usually use one of the following: Snug up my sleeping bag hood so only my nose is exposed (cool to cold weather) Pull my knit hat down low (cool) While not a buff, I often carry a neck g...

In GEAR » lightweight eye mask?
February 03, 10:29pm

No ENO? and some other questions
I've got a couple backpacking hammocks and I know that for me, the materials make a difference. I've got an Eno, but the fabric is very breathable and readily absorbs water. While that'...

In Hammocks » No ENO? and some other questions
January 26, 8:58pm

HELP PLEASE :-) Sewing Tension Question for Brother LS-590 Sewing Machine
[nevermind - just noticed it was solved]

In Make Your Own Gear » HELP PLEASE :-) Sewing Tension Question for Brother LS-590 Sewing Machine
January 25, 10:14am

Mike's Bearbag Diagram (two rope system)
Maybe this is that silly climber perspective, but in your diagram you have two individual ropes - one to serve as an achor w/ carabiner at the top of the limb and another to serve as a makeshift pu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
December 12, 4:43pm

Hennessy Hyperlite Asym Zip Hammock Review
Honestly, I'm only 5'11" and I find the HH a little cramped. I'm pretty broad shouldered though so it means I don't fit in the taper as well as taller skinnier folk. My older e...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hennessy Hyperlite Asym Zip Hammock Review
August 10, 3:14pm

Hennessy Hyperlite Asym Zip Hammock Review
It's good to see the HH evolving. I've been a long time hanger (expedition for a few years first then upgraded to the original hyperlite). As previously mentioned insulation is the biggest ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hennessy Hyperlite Asym Zip Hammock Review
August 10, 1:32pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Kuster

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Aquastar Aquastar - plus
I received one of the early generation II AquaStars. They company seems very responsive at not just handling customer inquiries but actually fixing and evolving their product. I had issues with my ear...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
October 04, 8:24am

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
I have mixed feelings for & mixed results with this product. I think one of the biggest reasons people like it is that it is often one of the first major do-it-yourself projects that they have complet...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
October 03, 3:49pm