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Connie Dodson (ConnieDodson) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Montana
About Me I am spending more time on my website, adding video and photos.
A better digital camera would be a help for making my own video on YouTube backpackinonline channel. The first video is so bad. The second video is improved, but more improvement is needed for the videos I want to do.
I am sewing more of my own gear, trying out ideas I have wanted to see if they work better. I never thought I would do that. The forum has been a great help!
My Website URLhttp://www.ultralightbackpackingonline.info
My PDF Gear ListMy Lightweight Backpack - UPDATE

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Gear: What breaks when and why?
My experience is entirely good. Misunderstanding is understandable. Their website is huge. The fabric product offering is relatively new. In one place, they state manufacturers haven'...

In GEAR » Gear: What breaks when and why?
April 04, 5:25pm

Gear: What breaks when and why?
I will check out that product. I have used 303 Aerospace Protectorant for decades. What would I know? 303 Aerospace Protectorant was recommended by West Marine hardware for lifejackets, speci...

In GEAR » Gear: What breaks when and why?
April 04, 8:31am

Gear: What breaks when and why?
I haven't seen mention of 303 Aerospace Protectant. I used it first on my lifejacket. Looks new. That has been impressive. I use it on my backpack, my shoes, and any fabric gear I want to...

In GEAR » Gear: What breaks when and why?
April 03, 11:05pm

simple answer
It would be simpler to have JetBoil put on the "hangtag" and on the box and in the Manual, the JetBoil is for boiling water. Do not fill above the fill-line. Do not use a windscreen. ...

In GEAR » Titanium JetBoil Sol -- CAUTION
March 01, 5:21pm

JetBoil Ti
The point I was making is, I would not warranty any modification whatsoever. I have been reading all along, as you wondered about the RMA and their asking to return it. Have you edited that out?...

In GEAR » Orange thingy on JB sol ti
February 29, 6:41am

JetBoil Ti
I am not sure these are bad builds. I never turn up the handle more than 1 1/2 turns because it isn't hotter, it just uses more fuel. I don't turn it "lower" because there i...

In GEAR » Orange thingy on JB sol ti
February 29, 6:33am

JetBoil Titanium Cooking System
I have had no problem. I have the .8 liter JetBoil Ti. I live in Montana. It gets cold. I have had canister stoves without incident. I have seen others fail to screw on the canister until it...

In GEAR » Orange thingy on JB sol ti
February 29, 12:55am

Hmm..
"One of the shortcomings of the initial design, I think, is that it is sensitive to wind". Hmm.. roll-up stove and windscreen wrap. If the windscreen is foil, only partially encircl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll-up stove
March 24, 10:34am

I like it.
I have two of the smaller backpacking wood stoves that work very well: the titanium and stainless steel MK1-UL by DarenN and the stainless steel folding Woodgaz wood stove by Zelph. "I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll-up stove
March 24, 9:29am

Beautiful
We are discussing your nice design, over at bplite forum: http://www.bplite.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=4955 I have had a long running thread "small wood stoves for "hunter's tent...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wood Burning Stove with chimney
March 23, 2:30pm

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