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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: WTB: Alright guys, looking for a 1 man UL tarp shelter/tarp + net shelter/hammock set up!
I thought your shelter was stolen? http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=92700&skip_to_post=788299#788299

In Gear Swap » WTB: Alright guys, looking for a 1 man UL tarp shelter/tarp + net shelter/hammock set up!
July 24, 8:10am

Re: Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
Check out possible partners by scrutinizing their Chaff posts. Has worked great for me. I've got a great group of folks to choose from now. And a really long list of who to avoid. Out in the mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
July 24, 7:29am

Re: WTB: CCF Pad, at least 1/2" thick
They make the basic version of the Ridgerest again. Cheap $20 for a full size http://www.cascadedesigns.com/therm-a-rest/mattresses/trek-and-travel/ridgerest-classic/product

In Gear Swap » WTB: CCF Pad, at least 1/2" thick
July 24, 7:23am

Re: Executions gone wrong
Can't be that difficult to kill someone. They both proved it. I'm pro death penalty, but there has to be a better method.

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
July 24, 7:19am

Re: cheap yet durable poncho/tarp?
Sucks to be poor like us. Forty bucks is cheap.

In GEAR » cheap yet durable poncho/tarp?
July 24, 7:06am

Re: Gear Guide: Packrafts
Now about that drought... 3 of our 6 rivers are too shallow for any kind of watercraft.

In Editor's Roundtable » Gear Guide: Packrafts
July 24, 6:56am

Re: My idea of the ultimate family backpacking tent has just been launched on Kickstarter!
"I promise LOTS of provocative information and an utterly fair presentation." |prəˈväkətiv| adjective causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction, esp. deliberately: a...

In Gear Deals » My idea of the ultimate family backpacking tent has just been launched on Kickstarter!
July 23, 9:25pm

triple posted
Here here http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=93507&skip_to_post=795167#795167 and here http://www.backpackingligh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 23, 9:06pm

Re: New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
http://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/no-net-ridgerunners-travelers/ http://www.dream-hammock.com/FreeBird.html

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 7:44am

Re: UQ Optional
Never used one either until they became available Max. Sure the pad and bag work fine. But an UQ is more comfortable. Just like a pee bottle. Don't knock it unless you tried it. This hammo...

In GEAR » New Hammock Company, Made in USA, 5.2oz Single Hammock
July 23, 7:31am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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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