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david richardson (drichi) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale midwest
About Me started backpacking in scouts in 1968, still at it today, currently high adventure coordinator for scout troop.

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walmart laundry bags
We have been using this bag on shakedown hikes and troop adventures. My recommendation is to use the nylon feed bags that...

In Philmont » Bear Bagging Question: Using something like the Home Depot Tote
January 30, 5:54am

DP Hammock Gear 1/2 Length Bug Net
Eric, I am interested in how well you have found this bug net to work. I am looking for an item like this to use with my weight weenie hammock. dave

In Gear Lists » GSMNP for late September
September 28, 9:48am

medium ziplock bowls
I like the medium ziplock bowls. Some times going to small makes for too much food spillage. The medium size works well with a reflectex cozy. Also there are several cups that will fit inside of it.

In Philmont » Individual Mess Kit
August 25, 10:17am

This guy makes one that is light.

In GEAR » Ultralight Table
August 22, 7:16pm

R1 fit
I originally ordered a large, which i normally wear in about everything, and sent it back and got an extra large. they do fit tight.

In GEAR » R1 Sizing
August 18, 2:06pm

Tim, I don't have a problem at work with firefox and win xp. But at home with win 7 and fire fox I was not able to open this am. I will check this evening with another browser. dave

In GEAR » Golite Tents and Quilts
August 03, 12:48pm

quilt page
Tim,I have not been able to access the quilt page on your web site for the last 2 days. dave

In GEAR » Golite Tents and Quilts
August 03, 5:29am

solo tent
I dumped my solo tent at 3 lbs for a z-packs solo plus hexamid tent and ground sheet at 17 ozs and never regretted it for a moment this summer at Philmont. dave

In Philmont » Food Weight?
July 30, 6:10pm

water bottles
I would suggest 1 Liter aquafina water bottles, and one wide mouth power-aid or gator-aid bottle. The wide mouth aquafina bottles were perfict in my opinion, but are not around anymore. If you plan...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
July 22, 6:53am

bear ropes and tents
Well I just rolled in this AM to K.C. from Philmont on the train. I would like to praise the Z-Packs heximid solo-plus tent with a bathtub floor ground sheet, this is the best tent that I have used...

In Philmont » My Tips learned at Philmont
July 12, 2:00pm

All Reader Reviews by david richardson

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Jetboil Sol Ti
I have found this stove to perform up to all of my expectations and then some. Boil times are so fast that the savings in fuel compared to any of my other canister stoves is considerable. I have remov...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 12, 2:56pm