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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Gatewood Cape and/or Serenity Net Tent
Remind me not to do Gearswap business with joylesshusband, Ivo. Joyless husband, nice. Lucky her.

In Gear Swap » Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape and Serenity Net tent
October 30, 10:09pm

Re: Wearable sleeping bag
http://www.exped.com/usa/en/product-category/sleepingbags/dreamwalker-syn-133-m

In Make Your Own Gear » Wearable Sleeping bag question
October 30, 8:57pm

Re: Flash Reviews No. 3
The plastic Melita 2 cup plastic cone that you get at the supermarket is 2.1oz MSR Mugmate .6oz Don't want to wait for Ryan's article? This should hold you over. http://www.backpac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 3
October 29, 7:08pm

ttt
I hate it when those other people change the title of their swap post to something that makes it impossible to tell what the post is about, like ttt, or bump, etc...

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
October 29, 6:50pm

Re: Beyond Our Boundaries
How many more episodes?

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 18
October 29, 7:22am

Re: Locking zipper help
I asked Western Mountaineering why they used a coil zip along the side but the foot zipper is toothed. They said the toothed zipper has a lesser tendency to open when thrashing about.

In GEAR » Locking zipper help
October 28, 9:29pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
A quality cooler with a ten pound block lasts a week in my car. The block is key to long ice life

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 8:49pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
I always have a cooler with ice, 5 gallons of water and a host of other items plus clothes back at the van. It is usually an hour or so to the first place for a cold or hot anything. Might as well ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 5:03pm

Re: Eastern Box
Well Scott and Aaron I guess you two missed out on the Eastern Box. Didn't you catch this in Nathan's post above? "I've given up, and just donated the items to the thrift stores...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
October 28, 5:01pm

Jonthon Hofer, in the post
Says it's on the way. Thanks Jonathon.

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
October 28, 8:02am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am