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Doug Hus (Doug.H) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Ontario. Canada
About Me Canoer, kayaker, camper, hiker, backpacker and now older

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All Forum Posts by Doug Hus

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# of nights before 2nd Seam seal
After how many nights of use, should I seam seal again? Thanks, Doug

In GEAR » # of nights before 2nd Seam seal
June 16, 4:42pm

3 year + trailstar users update
Are there any people that have be using the Trailstar for a few years that could give updates? p.s., my (updated) laundry room renovations are complete. Doug

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
April 06, 5:08am

pending, 3 plus years.

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
April 05, 6:14am

Has any one used this or a similar product? It looks like coffee in a tea bag. Thank, Doug

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » coffee
March 14, 7:24am

MLD Superlight
I really like my MLD -Superlight- under a tarp / shelter. Doug

In GEAR » Best Lightweight Bivy to Protect a Down Bag
January 30, 4:24pm

cheap actor (set-up) video soon?
Nice design. It's checked off most of the things I am looking for in a shelter. Is there going to be a cheap actor set-up video of it soon? Thanks, Doug

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 30, 4:16pm

ProTrail Sil Nylon
Hi there, one of the things I like about cuben fiber material is that it does not "wet out" as much as Sil Nylon. Has the Sil Nylon material used these days been improved to reduce the we...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 30, 4:53am


In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 16, 3:25pm

down sleeping bag & washing it
How many times can I use my down sleeping bag before I should wash it? -My sleeping bag only appears to be dirty around the head area. -I believe it is an 850 loft, Montbell -I usually sleep i...

In GEAR » down sleeping bag & washing it
November 14, 6:21am

carry-on backpack / luggage
Hi there, just trying to figure out the ideal pack size for an airplane carry-on backpack. Considering that the pack will be flexible & compressible. I realize every airline is different, but ...

In GEAR » carry-on backpack / luggage
November 02, 9:23am

All Reader Reviews by Doug Hus

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MLD SilNylon DuoMid
I've had mine for 3 years now and has not failed me. Impeccable quality and service. At this point and in hind sight I wish I would have gone cuben, which is a lot for me to say considering the ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 21, 12:01pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Over the past few years I have been lightening & replacing my gear. Some of my key gear has been with MLD. Quality has been excellent and better than I expected. Assistance has been of great h...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 03, 1:09pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
-trekked more than 30,000 miles -National Geographic Adventurer of the Year (not me) I found it; -easy to read, informative, and helpful on many levels, and I think hikers of any level and expe...

In Books and Media
April 16, 2:36pm

Evernew customer service No customer service. I've sent them two emails about trying to get a replacement lid for my (evernew) pot. No reply at all. Great product but no service. Ok, v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 07, 5:04pm

Trail Designs Customer Service
Asked for an piece of heavy foil to make an extra lid for my new Sidewinder Ti-Tri / pot set-up and it was at my door in days. No charge. Most excellent service. Doug

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 14, 4:06pm

Trail Life- Ray Jardine's Lightweight Backpacking
Great read. It gives a no frills way to light weight backpacking. There are more technical reads out there, but I like the simple down to earth approach. The "Ray Way". It has been a book th...

In Books and Media
November 04, 6:53pm