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by realityguy
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ukulele's
Replies: 25
Views: 3252

Re: Ukulele's

The seastack..is at Sandy Beach (head)..Take the Ozette Triangle Loop Trail (google)from Lake Ozette..You can go directly about 3 miles on the southern leg of the triangle or do what we did and take the northern leg of 3 miles to the beach which comes out at Cape Alava(comes out on the beach about e...
by realityguy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ukulele's
Replies: 25
Views: 3252

Re: Ukulele's

Hi!I'm still building ukuleles and restoring instruments up to the size of acoustic vintage guitars and tenor guitars. Most plastic ukuleles sound like that..a waterproof plastic ukulele..you get what you pay for! A while back..I bought one of these..just to see how they could even make and sell it ...
by realityguy
Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Another year at Bplite
Replies: 21
Views: 1550

Re: Another year at Bplite

Actually..the salmon and steelhead fishing seasons have been so iffy(we can fish..or not?)the last 10-15 years..that I quit buying the $65+ licenses needed to do so.Yes..i do have the senior pass for the national parks..but the fishing is restricted for "keeping" almost everywhere except t...
by realityguy
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Another year at Bplite
Replies: 21
Views: 1550

Re: Another year at Bplite

Back in the days when limits allowed more..we used to filet a lot of large salmon/steelhead with the electric knives...but it's not worth getting it out any more.I don't recall if or where I might still even have one... :roll:
by realityguy
Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Made In America Gear
Topic: Mountain Hardwear
Replies: 5
Views: 1608

Re: Mountain Hardwear

Columbia grew their reputation from declaring their items were "Made with pride right here in the Northwest"..In Oregon..then dumped that when it became obvious to them that they could make more $$ by outsourcing their products overseas and just redistributing them here..like just about ev...
by realityguy
Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Zen and the art of lightweight backpacking
Topic: Rain Gear Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 7994

Re: Rain Gear Poll

I don't do a lot of hiking in the rain but do carry a light jacket and packable rainpants..beside wearing REi hiking pants that unzip down to shorts,and a goretex ball cap.I do carry an extra Goretex raintarp/poncho(about 6'x6') I sewed up with some velcro along some of the edges to wear as a poncho...
by realityguy
Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Water-Hiking
Topic: New Float...
Replies: 14
Views: 5062

Re: New Float...

"Looks sharp, glad you got such a good deal on it. RG will be envious :lol:" I've gotten rid of a couple of my smaller boats(8' and 10' livingstons. I still have the 13' one and the 10 foot okoume Don Hill driftboat I built..too buried to dig out of the garage.A kayak?.I guess I could use ...
by realityguy
Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Where to start the list lol....
Replies: 45
Views: 15760

Re: Where to start the list lol....

You can never have too many rods..until you decide to sell a few..then they all seem to be the "one" you want to keep.. :cry: ..I did sell my 4 weight IMX flyrod(shipped it to SF,CA about a year ago)..but I did keep the Loomis 6,7,and 8 weight fly ones..I have a 3 of their salmon/steelhead...
by realityguy
Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Primus Mini Lantern
Replies: 4
Views: 2018

Re: Primus Mini Lantern

I just found another one also in the original box at a thrift store this last week..but mine had a spare glass in its box taped to it.. :roll:
by realityguy
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit
Replies: 8
Views: 8150

Re: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit

"My friend John who is hiking the AT right now as he does every year from southern VA to northern Pa,has been having great success tying flies with his own hair :O " Tell him if he can sneak up behind a bear or moose with a pair of tweezers and grab a few butt hairs and run like hell..he w...

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