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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Thanks
Is this guy always so curt? Pretty much. With a half dozen or so search aids available what's going to be special about this one? No need to start heavy at all these days. Can go lightweight...

In GEAR » Finding GoLite gear after they've close their doors...(How-To)
December 21, 1:48pm

Re: Vehicle Recomendations
Subaru Outback +1 Everywhere here. Will be next for me after the van I'm guessing.

In Chaff » Vehicle Recomendations
December 21, 6:27am

Re: Finding GoLite gear after they've close their doors...(How-To)
Don't care. Their stuff was too mainstream and heavy by the end. We have other search options already as well. Good Luck.

In GEAR » Finding GoLite gear after they've close their doors...(How-To)
December 21, 6:03am

Re: Double bivy options
There is also the Uber Bivy from MilesGear No experience with Miles Gear, but Oware does make a quality product.

In GEAR » Double bivy options
December 20, 9:19am

Re: Re: Lightweight
Remains flexible at low temps, non insulated.

In GEAR » Bogs?
December 19, 9:56pm

Re: Show a little respect ....
Just hung yourself. Spend your time finding Casey Nocket and turn yourselves in.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 4-day winter backcountry trip
December 19, 9:02pm

Re: "NIT Picking"
I always use A. I consider its weight to be part of the canister

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
December 19, 1:20pm

Re: MH Plasmic
Got the Plasmic yesterday. Too short in the torso and arms. That's a common issue for me, so. Interesting fabric though. The lining feels more like paper than plastic. Search continues...

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 19, 9:22am

Re: December 17
Looking towards February.

In Chaff » December 17
December 19, 7:41am

Re: I'm innocent.
Not buying that.

In Chaff » Trolls May Possibly BPL Staff Members
December 18, 9:48pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am