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John Brochu (JohnnyBgood4) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by John Brochu

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Re: Jardine
>>>I don't presume to know Ray Jardine's character but it does come off looking bad. Sorta like "hey Cuben stinks so keep buying my silnylon kits." <<< Jeff...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ray Jardine examines Cuben Fiber
March 01, 8:19pm

Re: Re: WTB: North Face Diad Jacket Large
I haven't heard from Mark so I'm going to close this offer.

In Gear Swap » WTB North Face Diad Jacket Large
March 01, 7:27am

Re: Hybrid
Thanks Dan, that's good info to know. I've used a standard ZPacks Blast 18 in 1.5oz cuben for a number of backpacking trips and it's held up really well. I wasn't aware of differ...

In GEAR » Can any cuben fiber gear be considered bomber?
February 26, 9:11pm

Re: Bomber cuben
>>> If you want the strength of cuben but with good abrasion resistance, then you want something for the outer layer besides mylar. This is where hybrid cuben comes in, which uses woven po...

In GEAR » Can any cuben fiber gear be considered bomber?
February 26, 8:00pm

Re: WTB: North Face Diad Jacket Large
*** Never heard from OP so offer is closed ***

In Gear Swap » WTB North Face Diad Jacket Large
February 24, 11:49am

Re: Just got it...
Nice - glad it will be put to use!

In Gear Swap » FS - Cuben Quilt, Couple of Bivies, BPL Quilt
February 23, 3:52pm

Re: Sleeping
By comfortable I meant "not freezing my butt off." The single CCF pad just wasn't warm enough.

In GEAR » Examples of "Stupid Light"
February 21, 1:00pm

Re: "Live-and-Learn" (Just plain ignorant)
I went up on Denali with a single CCF sleeping pad -- pretty stupid but I had tested it all winter on Mount Washington, NH and thought I would be fine. Luckily I realized early on that it wasn&#...

In GEAR » Examples of "Stupid Light"
February 21, 12:43pm

Re: WTB something- just don't know what
It looks like the forum software thinks you are both female and male, so as far as I'm concerned you really don't need anything at all.

In Gear Swap » WTB something- just don't know what
February 20, 6:03pm

TiGoat Bivy Reduced to $50
I'll try one bump on this then let it die. TiGoat Bivy reduced to $50 shipped within CONUS.

In Gear Swap » FS - Cuben Quilt, Couple of Bivies, BPL Quilt
February 20, 5:16pm

All Reader Reviews by John Brochu

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zpacks Company
I first bought a Blast 18 which is now my go to pack for extended weekend trips. Since then, Joe has made me a custom cuben fiber cat tarp, a custom cuben fiber rain skirt, and a custom stake bag. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 1:42pm

ULA Conduit
Used this pack on 5 or 6 overnight trips ranging from one night to 7 nights and a base weight ranging from 8 to 12 pounds. The pack is outstanding. It carried well up to 28 pounds. The hip belt po...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 11, 9:51am

Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket 2007
I bought this jacket a while back mostly to bring on longish alpine routes as a wind/emergency rain jacket. I've only actually used it climbing once, but have carried it up several climbs in my ha...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 03, 9:23am