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Ken Helwig (kennyhel77) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
About Me A return to backpacking after a musicians life. Hiked with too much weight before finding out the "lite" side. I live in Scotts Valley which is right in the middle of the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, and only 10 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from Los Gatos. Love the Sierra's!!! Too many places to see and go!
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All Forum Posts by Ken Helwig

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Fail
http://abcnews.go.com/International/islamic-group-threatening-iraq-extreme-al-qaeda/story?id=24086454 here we go. This is what un just wars do.

In Chaff » Fail
June 11, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The anti's bogus contention
Was raised with guns as a kid so owning one is no big deal to me. I was taught to respect guns and practiced safety. Though I am not avfan of the NRA nor the gun toting lunatics doing their open ca...

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Re: The anti's bogus contention
I live in The Santa Cruz Mountains. Scotts Valley is a town of 11,000. I see wild turkeys and hear coyote at night. Compare Scotts Valley to San Jose. Scotts Valley is no different than Felton, Bo...

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 3:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Rihno Hunting.
Jerry, I agree with you 100%. Well said

In Chaff » Eric Cantor, 2nd highest ranking republican in congress defeated in primary by a tea bagger.
June 11, 2:35pm

Re: The anti's bogus contention
David you're comparing apples and oranges son. There is a huge difference John Wayne David between being armed at home and carrying a concealed weapon. Or hey, strapping on an automatic rifle ...

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 2:33pm

Re: Vegas
Yes they were confronted by a citizen with a concealed weapon. Guess what, that guy is dead. The stupid fantasy of good guys carrying guns stops the bad guys carrying guns does not work. Proof. Th...

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 9:38am

Re: Re: Vegas
Also the very same couple that went to Clive Bundy's standoff to be good patriots to stand up against government tyranny. Just turns out that they were too radical and were told to leave

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 7:51am

Re: Vegas
Yes Matthew you are correct.

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 11, 7:49am

Re: Rihno Hunting.
Teanagger is a derogatory term that I have no issue with. Matthew you crack me up....really? Sexist and racist? Dude what have you been smoking? The Tea Party will go down in history as a small...

In Chaff » Eric Cantor, 2nd highest ranking republican in congress defeated in primary by a tea bagger.
June 11, 7:47am

Re: try again
http://abcnews.go.com/US/rampaging-couple-booted-bundy-ranch-radical/story?id=24067414o I would assume Matthew is a card carrying member of Patriot Nation..... I wonder what your thoug...

In Chaff » The case for impeachment (and why I think it will never happen).
June 10, 3:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Helwig

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ULA Equipment
Been using ULA packs for years. Bought the P2, P1 and now the Conduit. All are excellent in their own way. Customer service is perfect and so is the gear. Great packs!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 06, 4:58pm

Bear Boxer 101 Contender
Came home to find a rather colorful small box on my porch today. Wow it is small. I have always thought that it would be cool to have a small bear cannister for 1-2 nights of backpacking. Well here it...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 22, 6:25pm

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape
I have only taken this on one trip so far. Everything that I have read about this is true. The space (square feet) and the coverage is awesome. I did not feel claustrophobic at all. The harness is a g...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
April 08, 12:31pm

Down Works (Santa Cruz, CA)
I live in Scotts Valley which is 5 minutes from The Down Works. I have purchased alot of gear from them. I find them knowledgable, curtious, and priced right. Their products in their store is geared t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 26, 4:53pm

Gossamer Gear
Have used two packs of theirs, tarp, pad, stoves and clothing. No problems at all!!!! Love their stuff and they continue to do well after the change. Without hesitation, I will use them for more purch...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 24, 7:27pm

Go Lite Speed
Just bought this today with a need for a multi day pack. I like all of the extra pockets, but wish that they were just a little bigger. As for the helmet holder, this is a great feature. I will not be...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 19, 4:34pm

Seychelle In Line Eliminator
I too like the idea of this filter. The problem that I have had is getting the runs too. This has now happened a few times. Wonder if the filter is working at all.

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 10, 4:26pm

ULA Equipment P-1
I have owned a P-1 for six months now (and a P-2 for 3 years) and have come to really enjoy the qualities that make this pack a great weeklong hauler. The 1/4 length stays work well in making your pac...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 10:40am

Gossamer Gear Mariposa
4200 ci with two stays. A pouch for your sleeping pad on the outside to add support to the frame, and the best part of the pack is that it weighs in at 17 oz. Other options include using clothing inst...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 04, 9:40am