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Ken Bennett (ken_bennett) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Ken Bennett

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Arc Haul round vertical stay
Well, maybe. I found it easier to choose the Arc Haul for the improved suspension system. Now that they are identical, I would have to put more time into figuring out which fabric I would prefer. :)

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
September 01, 3:37pm

Re: Re: Arc Haul round vertical stay
It's interesting to see all the frame features from the Arc Haul now available on the Arc Blast -- the adjustable torso length (rather than cusom made), the load lifters (used to be optional), ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
September 01, 11:21am

Re: Lightweight merino / fleece beanie hat?
Does Mountain Hardwear still sell the Microdome? Mine is 0.7 ounces and works well.

In GEAR » Lightweight merino / fleece beanie hat?
August 19, 5:22am

Re: Re: Re: My new backpacking Scotch bottle
---"More of a Lagavulin guy myself." Try a bottle of Ardbeg Uigeadail if you get a chance. I like Lagavulin too. :)

In GEAR » My new backpacking Scotch bottle
August 07, 6:24am

Re: My new backpacking Scotch bottle
You just cost me almost $200. Just so I can carry my Whisky in the backcountry in something other than a cheap plastic bottle. Now I have to figure out if I really need 540ml of Ardbeg while hik...

In GEAR » My new backpacking Scotch bottle
August 05, 6:40am

Re: Superfeet Green insoles?
I used Superfeet Green for years. They help a lot with my fairly flat feet, by providing arch support and prevent my feet from elongating as I walk. They will feel very uncomfortable the first day,...

In GEAR » Superfeet Green insoles?
August 05, 6:36am

Re: Sawyer bag failure?
My Sawyer bags don't last long, either.

In GEAR » Sawyer bag failure?
July 31, 4:18pm

Re: Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
I like hip belt pockets, and have had them in my Circuits and now my Arc Haul for five or so years. Worth the weight for me. Left side gets snacks and drink mixes for the day. Right side gets p...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 29, 2:41pm

Re: Arc Haul round vertical stay
Wow, that is different, and now I can see how it would happen since the round stay is much smaller than the flat stay and can fit through the hole past the webbing. Definitely worth a phone call.

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 29, 2:39pm

Re: Snapshots vs Photography
As in everything else, it depends on what you're doing and why. I shoot photos of our hikes as a record - I try to get a shot of everywhere we sleep, people we meet, good views, interesting ...

In Photography » Snapshots vs Photography
July 29, 1:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Bennett

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Photon Freedom Micro (White)
The newest version is the Photon Freedom To The Max, which uses some sort of new technology in the LED that doubles brightness while not using any more battery power. Nice. The Doug Ritter edition ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 17, 6:10pm

Marmot Ion
I just received my Marmot Ion jacket from Campmor, and I agree with the two most recent posts. I don't think it's sil-nylon, exactly, but my hiking test had water beading up on the inside whil...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 17, 6:04pm