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Rick . (overheadview) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Long-time hiker, just getting into ultralight. Working on my Catskill 35!
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All yours William
So things got a little twisted over on my end, but I'm going to take Porkpie's quilt that we were PM'ing about Sunday AM. I blame the PM system! Really I should have checked names...

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 07, 2:45pm

Quilt
Shawn, Sent you a PM on the quilt (I'll take it). Thanks, looks like exactly what I wanted.

In Gear Swap » FS: Luke's Ultralite, MYOG quilt, Smartwool, extras
April 07, 12:59pm

Re: Re: Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
Aaron, Edit! Oh man, I was PM'ing two people and got confused. PorkPie set one aside for me, so I think I'll go with that one. [delete That might be it! If William or someone el...

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 07, 12:51pm

Re: Re: simpler efficiency?
Ok, both of those responses make total sense. What I failed to write was the most important part: still weigh before/after fuel. Just don't fret over finding an exact boil time, but focus o...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Alcohol Stove “Efficiency Percentage” Test Thread
April 06, 6:55am

simpler efficiency?
A final boil time is helpful, but is that what you're after? Aren't efficiency and time to boil very related but slightly different measurements? If the temperature rise is linear eno...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Alcohol Stove “Efficiency Percentage” Test Thread
April 05, 9:38pm

fulfilled [WTB = EE Prodigy 50 or equiv]
Looking for an EE Prodigy 50, or equivalent Apex 2.1 quilt. (14oz, 15oz max, more than that not interested, thanks all the same). Reg/reg size or close to it would fit me. A new 50 reg/reg is $...

In Gear Swap » WTB = EE Prodigy 50 or equiv
April 05, 8:39pm

Re: Lafuma
Thanks, Steve. Sadly a 20oz would leave me reaching for the 23oz down every time. I'd love it if someone posted up a 13oz $120 Apex2.1 quilt... Save me the sewing. An EE Prodigy 50 at 16...

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 05, 8:23pm

Specs and naming
my 3 cents List the specs either under the options or to the right. The sizes for sure should be regular/50" or whatever. Footnote to below for how you size. The current weight of se...

In Gear Deals » New Enlightened Equipment site needs scrutiny
April 05, 7:44pm

Re: Re: Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
Yeah, I know, I'm more hoping for a new suggestion I'm unaware of, but would buy used for the right price.

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 05, 1:56pm

Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
Looking for ~1lb synthetic bag/quilt options that are good deals. Used offers ok too. I can make exactly what I want for about $100, so $150 would be my upper limit. Its worth $50 to click buy v...

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 05, 12:28pm

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