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Mike W (skopeo) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale British Columbia
About Me I enjoy fly fishing, backpacking and hiking... and although my pace has slowed down a little over the years, I find that I'm not in such a hurry anymore anyway.
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inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
Thanks to Chip Noble at Delorme and Delorme Canada tech support, I'm back in business! Since I am leaving on a trip early tomorrow, I had to resolve this issue quickly, so I decided to pla...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 15, 2:57pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
Chip - Thanks for following up on this issue. One thing that I have in common with the other forum member that is experiencing problems is that we were both early adopters of the SE. Our hardwa...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 11:28pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
I did a factory reset with no luck (the unit couldn't find the satellites to reactivate my unit). Talked to Tech Support (the Canadian version) and they told me to try a re-sync which just p...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 4:42pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
<< inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!>> Rex - I hadn't tried my inReach SE since upgrading to the same firmware release as you (2.6.25624). I...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 2:50am

Firmware upgrade...
After 2 failures to update, I shut of my virus scan and firewall (always a good idea) and it finally worked. I doubt the issue was the firewall though because the errors I received when it failed ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 07, 12:42am

Emergency drugs?
To clear up a few concerns people have about carrying antibiotics in your FAK, I'd like to point out that the OP specifically mentioned his hangnail becoming infected very quickly. He is not r...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Emergency drugs?
July 06, 12:28pm

Beer in a Nalgene... with pictures.
>> I assume this would work with, say, a widemouth water bottle of the type I usually carry? << That was going to be my next test because I also carry a wide mouth bottle for my Ster...

In GEAR » Pat's Backcountry Beer...
July 04, 1:22pm

Beer taste test...
>> if Bud Light is a 0, and your favorite American IPA (e.g. Racer 5, Stone, Dogfish Head, Bell't Two Hearted Ale) is a 10, how do you rank the instant IPA? << I'm just tryin...

In GEAR » Pat's Backcountry Beer...
July 04, 1:00pm

"Light" Beer!!
This is BPL, so I had to try lightening the weight of the Back-country Beer maker. I took an empty Coke bottle (figured it would hold up best against the pressure from the carbonation process) a...

In GEAR » Pat's Backcountry Beer...
July 04, 1:05am

Beer...
>> Has anyone tried it and gotten good carbonation? << I haven't had any trouble with the carbonation although I would prefer more fizz, however, I don't think you can expect...

In GEAR » Pat's Backcountry Beer...
July 04, 12:29am

All Reader Reviews by Mike W

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Mountain Laurel Designs Burn (2010)
I've had my MLD Burn for a while now and find it very easy to give this pack top marks in all categories. I was looking for a good weekend pack (2-3 day duration) and was having a tough time findi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 19, 6:04pm