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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Full sheet of gray 3mm neoprene - free to a good home
I've had this sheet sitting in my studio for a year and would like to be rid of it. Absolutely fine stuff, just a slightly lighter color than I'm now using. 3mm, closed cell, gray fabric on...

In Gear Swap » Full sheet of gray 3mm neoprene - free to a good home
October 16, 1:39pm

Re: Backcountry Boiler
Peter - thanks so much for the kind words! The Boiler was made with a precise goal: boil water for hiking meals with indigenous fuels and be the best at it. I think it does that, and I'm so gla...

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
October 12, 6:42pm

Re: Re: Base fits inside the Kettle
Hi Dan - the Backcountry Boiler was also engineered for as much stability as possible while allowing the base to fit inside the chimney (disclosure for the forum, I make the Boiler). I've never...

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
October 10, 3:19pm

Re: missing something
@ Chris - The short version is that the Boilers are made in batches, and the last fabricator didn't produce as many satisfactory Boilers as were contracted for. So John A. and others elected to...

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
September 22, 10:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Backcountry Boiler
Thanks for the feedback, Rakesh! It is basically fish-shaped. :) I look forward to hearing what you think of it in use!

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
September 21, 1:19pm

Re: Backcountry Boiler
Hi all - here are some updates on the new Boilers (I make them for those who might not know): @ Johns Coyle and Doe: Both the anodized and non-anodized Boilers are on schedule to ship in the tim...

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
September 19, 9:35am

Work Trade for a Backcountry Boiler
I know there are at least a few BPLers who live in the vicinity of Pittsburgh so I thought I'd share this: If you'd like to come to my brand-spanking-new Boilerwerks studio and help me o...

In Gear Deals » Work Trade for a Backcountry Boiler
September 13, 2:23pm

Re: FS: Backcountry Boiler, SL3 Nest, Montbell UL Down Inner
Hi David - which alcohol bottle is it that fits inside the Boiler? Thanks! Devin

In Gear Swap » FS: Backcountry Boiler, SL3 Nest, Montbell UL Down Inner
July 26, 8:09am

Re: The Little Ripper, DIY hand saw
That's pretty darn clever, Franco!

In Make Your Own Gear » The Little Ripper, DIY hand saw
July 11, 4:27pm

Re: The CAFFIN tents come!
This is so epicly awesome, Roger. All the drooling we have done over these tents in BPL articles will not have been in vain. Any chance we'll get a BPL article on licensing a design or the prod...

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 07, 6:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm