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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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Re: Re: "If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?"
"It would be nice to have a 'chair' hammock that's literally just enough material to sit in." Bushman Hammock Chair at Arrowhead Equipment. Scroll down.

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 10, 8:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Public service announcement... DO leave your couch.
"may I suggest that you wrap yourself up in bubble wrap before leaving the house?" Oh man oh man oh man oh man oh man...... Do I have a story for you! It involves me and Saran Wrap....

In Chaff » Public service announcement... don't leave your couch.
April 09, 10:10am

Re: Need BPL's help with fondue
I wonder if you could rig a double boiler of sorts. Get an aluminum cup that's smaller in diameter than the Sol Ti cup, but deep. Drill a hole through the top of the cup so you can put a ti ten...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Need BPL's help with fondue
April 08, 9:35pm

Re: WTB: Working Iphone/Ipod headphones...
Headphones or earbuds?

In Gear Swap » WTB: Working Iphone/Ipod headphones...
April 08, 12:42pm

Re: Re: Re: hobby lobby
"I believe my next MYOG project will be a Woven Cord Necklace! " Will you make me one out of cuben? I'll pay....

In Chaff » Obamacare...the real world
April 07, 9:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re Re School Spending
"But I certainly seem to be witnessing a growing anti-intellectual streak out there." I think I can safely say that folks like Tom and I have been witnessing this for quite a long time...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
April 07, 8:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Obamacare...the real world
"Damn Jennifer... you and your science 'n $%!+." Okay, somebody help me out here. Is Soylent Green the sperm? Or is Soylent Green the egg? Or is Soylent Green the sperm and the egg...

In Chaff » Obamacare...the real world
April 07, 8:03pm

Re: Re: Spreadsheet
"These are tow so very different packs that I wonder what are the posters happy with your chart smoking...." Perhaps we're just joyful husbands?

In GEAR » Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
April 06, 4:40pm

Re: Quickie - first of the 2014 season
They look like they're having a blast, Gordon, thanks for sharing.

In Post-Trip Reports » Quickie - first of the 2014 season
April 06, 4:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
"I will head over to their website and see if I can dig up the necessary info to add their pack(s) to the list." Thanks for all the work, and sharing it with the community, John. You a...

In GEAR » Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
April 06, 10:17am

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