EDIT: OR Bozeman Orange Titanium tent stakes
- Hi Roger,
Nice tight review of the pegs. A couple of very minor things to take a
look at but otherwise no biggie. I'm going to make you come back with
a repost though because you need to tighten up your bio and I want to
take a look at it before you post it up on BGT (right now it's 1/8th
of your review here and about 3 times as long as we're looking for).
When you're ready, please repost it to the list with REPOST in the
--- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Roger Caffin"
> Listed weight: 6.71 g +/- 0.10 g (0.2368 oz +/- 0.0036 oz)### A *little* more precision than is probably necessary ;-)
> accessories. From the website it would seem thatmajor retail
> <http://www.backpackinglight.com>Backpacking Light (BPL) is the
### We'll let this link stay simply because it appears they're in
effect the "sales arm" of Bozeman.
> information from the BPL website instead. By way of addedinformation, BPL
> list these pegs at US$19.99 for 6: not very cheap, but possible.### "lists"
> above. Very similar titanium wire pegs are available from othersources such
> as <mailto:simmet@c...>Simon Metals Company but these Bozeman ones are### Lose the email link (mailto:simmet@c...) above. If people want to
get in touch with Simon Metals they can Google them. Once you start
putting links to alternative products/mfg it won't end -- everyone
will want theirs listed too.
> buying it (I tried), it would be within the bounds of reason tospeculate
> that Simon Metals supply the basic pegs and that Bozeman apply theorange
### "supplies" and "applies" (both subjects are singular despite the
"s" in Metals)
> hardware store. This is illustrated to the right: it looks rathersimilar I
> think.### Actually not from the picture in the test folder. Doesn't look
like much yellow stuck.
>### Is the paint reflective at all or just bright orange? Do they show
> Is the paint of any value?
up better in a flashlight beam than in normal daylight? Do they show
up well enough in a flashlight/headlamp beam so dropping them at night
is not a problem?
> Backpacking Backgroundyears old
> I started bushwalking (the Australian term) when I was about 14
><snip>### You have to tighten this up a bit Roger. I know there's lots to
> BackpackingLight.com in America.
your background but we're trying to keep these to about 100 quality
words of wisdom about your background & style.