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Mark Cashmere (tinkrtoy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale NEOH
About Me I started backpacking in the Northeast in high school with 3 buddies where we had quick access to the AT (Hertlein campsite). Continued through college and dropped off during the family-building years. Got back into camping with my sons and Cub Scouts which just fueled the need for more backpacking. Getting out on weekend+ trips for the past few years and loving it all over again.
CityCleveland
StateOH
CountryUSA

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Re: is a knife a non-essential item?
There is a reason it's on the '10 essentials' list which was established for safety. You technically don't need any of them (arguments will stem from this statement), but when you ...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
September 01, 8:24pm

Re: Bumping Not Allowed People
First of all - one of my favorite threads ever! Thanks for the mid-week entertainment. :0 Just need a little clarification if you don't mind and it doesn't offend too much -- so, in a ...

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
August 27, 9:05pm

HMG Southwest Review on Giz
This popped up last month on my feeds and since this has become my primary pack I was very interested in another technical assessment. Of course, since I was fortunate to obtain said gear at half ...

In GEAR » HMG Southwest Review on Giz
August 09, 9:00pm

Re: Hooded vs. hoodless puffies
Lot of factors here (as is typical) -- personal experience is that I have moved towards a hood on my puffy layer and like it. That being said, I am a sleeping bag sleeper and don't need to con...

In GEAR » Hooded vs. hoodless puffies
August 09, 8:46pm

Re: FS: Merrell Stormfront XCR trail runners
I'd like them. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Merrell Stormfront XCR trail runners
April 19, 5:47pm

Re: Western Box
I'm glad to see that there is still some interest in this idea and that one (or some) of the boxes is still migrating. That being said, it is unfortunate, although not entirely unexpected, to ...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
April 15, 4:31am

Re: Nikon madness
+1 Rick & Adam -- the 35mm F1.8 is an amazing prime lens. Check out Ken Rockwell's site if you need more convincing....

In Photography » Nikon madness
April 10, 4:56am

Re: Sierra Designs All Season Windjacket -- thoughts?
Similar thoughts, I had. Ah, marketing...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs All Season Windjacket -- thoughts?
March 28, 8:10pm

Sierra Designs All Season Windjacket -- thoughts?
Not bad for style points and the fabric looks nice from the pics -- http://www.sierradesigns.com/product/mens-all-season-windjacket Has anyone seen or checked these out in person? Trying t...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs All Season Windjacket -- thoughts?
March 28, 8:40am

Re: FS - WM, ULA, Montbell, Patagonia
Received the MB parka yesterday in good order. Really like the color. Thanks much

In Gear Swap » FS - WM, ULA, Montbell, Patagonia
March 27, 6:14am

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