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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
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Re: feet
the pot is currently SPF (weight is 3.6 oz, lid is 0.7 oz) this is the Windpro "1", not the "2", the Windpro 1 didn't come w/ the canister stand- it's a great little ...

In Gear Swap » MSR Windpro I; Snow Peak 900 titanium pot w/ custom lid
February 26, 7:04am

MSR Windpro I; Snow Peak 900 titanium pot w/ custom lid
a very good condition (it's like a small blow torch!) MSR Windpro stove w/ original windscreens and tool, this is the original version, not the "II", stove is three years old, but fun...

In Gear Swap » MSR Windpro I; Snow Peak 900 titanium pot w/ custom lid
February 25, 7:14pm

Re: Store?
I think Amazon carries them

In GEAR » New superlight crampons company
February 24, 6:33pm

Re: Mikrospikes weight
Gary- you're right, the was the weight of one, didn't realize your weight of 3.5 oz was for the pair- that's pretty darn light! Mike

In GEAR » New superlight crampons company
February 24, 6:32pm

Re: Traction
interesting- that's roughly half the weight of Microspikes, they have less spikes so grip probably wouldn't be on par, but stowed away in a pack for those occasions where you might need the...

In GEAR » New superlight crampons company
February 24, 7:29am

Re: Re: suitable use for a cuben bivy
^ :) after more reading, looks like eVENT (w/ cuben bottom) is what is called for, of course it triples the weight (4.5 vs 13.5) unless someone has a different idea for a top? thanks

In GEAR » suitable use for a cuben bivy
February 24, 7:10am

Re: Re: Cuben bivy
ahh- that makes sense, I see the top is "Argon"- my looking around shows there are a couple of versions (maybe more?), different breathability, different HH's- I have an email into Jo...

In GEAR » suitable use for a cuben bivy
February 23, 9:05pm

suitable use for a cuben bivy
I saw a cuben bivy on Borah's site and was wondering what would be a suitable use for such a bivy? If suitable I thought this would be a great bivy for snow cave/trench use. My worry is about...

In GEAR » suitable use for a cuben bivy
February 23, 7:33am

Re: Re: great deal
curious how you ordered the vest?, on their site it has no price or paypal button, same on their eVENT bivy- yet some items have a button to purchase, others don't??????????

In GEAR » Borah Gear
February 23, 7:23am

Re: Cap 4 one-piece, thoughts?
everyone is different, but for me my bottom base layer is always lighter than my top one- my legs don't have the same thermal needs as my torso; even more so in the winter when I'm typicall...

In GEAR » Cap 4 one-piece, thoughts?
February 23, 7:21am

All Reader Reviews by Mike M

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I was turned off by the price, but the lure of 2.5" of pad, that would operate in 3 seasons- weighing in under a lb was too tempting I'm currently using a regular, it weighed in at 13.2 oz...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 15, 7:53am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
drop one in your bottle, wait 15 minutes- give it a shake- hard to get easier than that the taste is not that bad (certainly wouldn't say great) not cheap, but not overly spendy either th...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
August 14, 5:18pm

SnowPeak 900
I bought this kit for cooking for two, predominately boiling water for 2 person pre-packaged meals. Also used for boiling water in the morning for hot cereal, coffee and the like. The pot is a goo...

In Cookware - Titanium
August 14, 8:06am