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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: ian
While it certainly won't be my last 35mm lens for my A6000, at $27 shipped from China including e mount adapter, it was hard to say no to this option. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AWki...

In Photography » Best macro for Sony E-mount (in your opinion)
September 19, 11:07am

Re: Drilling
Sometimes a lack of response means that no one has any input. In this case, it's possible that no one has drilled into the go pro waterproof housing (if I understand the OP correctly) because ...

In Photography » Gopro hero 3+ black edition audio
September 19, 10:11am

Re: Re: Other considerations
I use "tactical" gear just about every day at work although I haven't carried a milspec ruck or assault pack since I left the military years ago. I wear a MOLLE vest when I can pry m...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 19, 9:37am

Re: ian
I was checking out some of the Minolta and Sony Alpha mount lenses on Ebay yesterday. The Minolta f 2.8 seems to be reasonably priced but the f2.0 is priced high enough (pushing $450+) that I'...

In Photography » Best macro for Sony E-mount (in your opinion)
September 19, 9:18am

Montbell XXL
At first I thought that Montbell was out of the XXL market but fortunately I was wrong. One thing that continues to be true is that XXL has been and still is only available in limited colors. ...

In GEAR » Down jacket observations
September 18, 6:29pm

Why not both?
I've yet to buy a ZL but it seems that the spot vs flood issue is the first hurdle many buyers struggle with before making the purchase. I have a Petzl Tikka and one feature I really appre...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews (No. 1): ZPacks Challenger Raingear, JepPaks Custom Packs, Zebralight H52Fw Headlamp
September 18, 5:45pm

Re: Re: Air Conditioning
Most people don't realize that almost 1/2 of Washington is desert and hot as hell in the summer. When working in Tucson in July, I laughed when I saw that the daytime high temps were only a co...

In GEAR » Exped UL7 W versus NeoAir XTherm L
September 18, 5:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: the long shot
"Possibly, still alot though. Mirage would be nice but they don't make it in an XXL anymore and the price is pretty steep." It's a tough market for Godzilla sized hikers. I wa...

In GEAR » Down jacket observations
September 18, 3:04pm

Re: Re: Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
Michael, Your a doodyhead and should try to be more grateful two over their in the Palouse sense that'z the hoame of the Cougs. Best regards, Ian PS Go Coogs.

In Packrafting » Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
September 18, 2:56pm

Re: Re: Re: "Artifacts"
Funny stuff!

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 18, 12:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm