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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
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StateMaryland
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Re: Esbit and USPS
Scotch (alcohol) is in a whole 'nother category. Not mailable, and then there are individual state laws about bringing alcohol across state lines. It's a bit of a joke, really. Edit to a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:58pm

Re: Esbit and USPS
See: http://pe.usps.com/text/pub52/pub52c3_010.htm I'm basing my answer on the belief that esbit would fall under category 4, flammable solids. You can ship it ground within the US, but y...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:50pm

Re: Esbit and USPS
Succinct can also be wrong. Technically, no, you can't. Of course, many people do it anyway.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:46pm

TerraCycle
Has anyone ever heard of these folks? Seems pretty nifty - send them your hard to recycle trash and they'll either upcycle it or repurpose it, etc. https://www.terracycle.com/en-US

In On the Web » TerraCycle
January 25, 3:18pm

How to “trick” people into caring about nature
This seems like it'll be an interesting show, I hope it has success. http://www.salon.com/2015/01/25/how_to_trick_people_into_caring_about_nature/

In On the Web » How to “trick” people into caring about nature
January 25, 9:07am

Re: Spot the cat
"Actually there is no cat there, just two small holes in the fence and the sun in the right place." Sorry dude, but I can hear that low, guttural cat growl from here. That ain't no...

In Chaff » Spot the cat
January 24, 3:15pm

Re: How long will Brady lie?
My favorite commentary so far: http://grantland.com/the-triangle/brady-belichick-and-great-balls-of-fire-a-front-row-seat-for-the-foxborough-farce/ Favorite line from the commentary: This is wha...

In Chaff » How long will Brady lie?
January 24, 7:54am

Re: Duluth Trading Co. nylon pants
Either I'm misunderstanding your post (always high degree of likelihood), or I think it's possible you're confusing weight of the nylon with weight of the pants. I don't think any o...

In GEAR » Duluth Trading Co. nylon pants
January 23, 7:17pm

Re: Anyone get the Solomid XL inner
"Did anyone purchase the Solomid XL inner yet?" Yup. "If so any pics." Sorry, nope. I haven't even taken it out of the bag yet. I will next weekend though, will try...

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
January 23, 5:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:
I was gonna send you a private email, but since it started here, I should post it here instead. Ian, You got that one wrong. It was 100 percent humor, no meaning behind it at all. That happen...

In Chaff » Je suis Charlie , latest cover
January 23, 6:45am

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am