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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
My PDF Gear ListGila NF may 2010

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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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Re: Vehicle of choice.
while my landcruiser is cool (i think) if i could have any car... it would be a slammed 54 chevy rat rod, with mexican blanket seats, you know the type

In Chaff » Vehicle of choice.
March 24, 7:16pm

Re: Vehicle of choice.
gets all of 12mpgs! But as i said in my other thread, i still like it. and in 6-7 years total cost is well under $5000.

In Chaff » Vehicle of choice.
March 24, 8:37am

Re: old cars
yeah back home now, trying to figure out if i can still get around this weekend. anyhow...yeah i bought that thing for $3000, 6-7 years ago and have but maybe $1000 into it in parts (including ...

In Chaff » old cars
March 23, 11:15am

old cars
So, I have this 1989 Toyota landcruiser that is really awesome, it goes anywhere and everywhere. It will fit my whole famliy, it does everything untill.... I sit here on I-70 waiting for the tow...

In Chaff » old cars
March 23, 7:01am

3-ton SUV
david, what if I am driving that said 3 ton SUV and listening to my iPod?

In GEAR » i pods for dummies
March 22, 10:40am

Re: The Arch
nice man!

In Other Activities » The Arch
March 20, 10:05am

Re: nature=church?
Leslie, without going into "religion" at all, I find the mountains to be a spiritual place. I find the lack of daily distractions and the intense majesty of the wilderness to give me som...

In Philosophy & Technique » nature=church?
March 20, 9:57am

I've also been doing it. Count 4!

In GEAR » Chlorine Dioxide in Platypus Soft Bottle
March 18, 1:49pm

Re: Hike Naked Day
Ike and Ben2 somehow both got my pic. WTF?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hike Naked Day
March 13, 8:52am

Re: re: my picture
touche my friend..... i wasn't gonna come out and say it, but thanks for snapping that pic for me Ike.

In Philosophy & Technique » How you look when you go backpacking...
March 12, 2:39pm

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am