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Mitchell Ebbott (mebbott) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale SoCal
About Me I'm a Seminary student from Delaware who's been backpacking since Boy Scouts, and is just starting to get into lightweight and ultralight techniques.
CityPasadena
StateCA
CountryUSA

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Re: GoLite
Any chance this will affect warranties on existing gear?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
October 18, 3:50pm

No Price Column?
I was surprised to find a gear guide with not even a token reference to cost considerations. Not all of us are eager to go out and spend $40 on a pillow, so it would be helpful to have an MSRP colu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gear Guide: Ultralight Inflatable Pillows
October 02, 12:11pm

Re: Acceptable down bag weight?
Why buy down if it weighs that much? High-quality down is definitely better warmth for the weight than synthetic, but when you're looking at budget options the gap narrows significantly. A ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acceptable down bag weight?
September 28, 7:10pm

Re: Panasonic announces smart phone with best camera specs
Color me skeptical. I won't say that specs are totally irrelevant for cameras, but there are some really crappy cameras out there will great-looking numbers on the box. Quality isn't easily...

In Photography » Panasonic announces smart phone with best camera specs
September 15, 7:33pm

Re: Re: Re: The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
That's actually less than I expected, I thought Zimmerbuilt would charge more of a premium for custom work. Good to hear! Still way out of my price range, but it's cheaper than an Arc Blast.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 12, 2:16am

Re: Name the Potty Trowel
"The Titanium Toilet" Alternates with more "T"s: "The Tiny Titanium Toilet" "The Tremendous Titanium Toilet" "The Truly Terrific Tiny Titanium To...

In Gear Deals » Name the Potty Trowel
September 11, 12:14pm

Re: Re: moto-x and contracts
>If we're paying double what we need to, there should be huge competition and downward price pressure, what's stopping that happening? We are getting closer. My wife and I are on T-Mo...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 11, 12:10pm

Re: The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
Looks great, but between the high-end materials and custom labor it also looks expensive! How much did it cost to have built?

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 11, 12:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: bears and food
Randy, that's not true. Bears are smart, if they associate human camps with unobtainable food they'll stop bothering.

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
September 09, 9:15pm

Re: PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
There's a big thread somewhere around here about polycryo tarps. The good folks there experimented with a bunch of tapes and tieout designs. I think the winner was gorilla tape and nylon washers.

In Make Your Own Gear » PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
September 09, 9:09pm

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