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donald buckner (toomanyarrows) - BPL Guest

My Locale Southeast U.S.
About Me Pilot for ExpressJet. Hobbies/passions=bowhunting, motocross.Have bowhunted N.W. Territories for Caribou,Manitoba for black bear,North Dakota for antelope, Africa for plains game, and Utah for elk. All camping has been car camping. Recently interested in getting back away from the crowds for hunting via backpacking and backpacking with my wife.
CitySharpsburg
StateGA
CountryU.S.A

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All Forum Posts by donald buckner

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Good deal
Thanks Chris for the 3-pack deal heads up. I liked these so well that I ordered a 3 pack for myself and a 3 pack for my wife. That should do us for many, many years. My cheap Wal-mart merino wool $...

In Editor's Roundtable » Darn Tough Vermont Boot Sock Review
April 23, 8:04pm

Too hot?
Just wondering what temperature if any would be considered too hot for these socks? I personally never use thick wool socks in warm conditions. Below 50 degrees F. I thought these socks were wonder...

In Editor's Roundtable » Darn Tough Vermont Boot Sock Review
April 20, 9:11pm

Socks
On your recommendation, I purchased the Vermont Darn Tough full cushion boot sock. I wore them on a training hike (6 miles half woods trail half subdivision street) and I really liked them based on...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT910GT Joggers Review
April 15, 10:28pm

Seam sealing
I just seam sealed my tarptent contrail and oware tarp. It was not hard. I hope they don't leak. I don't think they will. I have had them both out in the rain with good results without seam...

In GEAR » Tent seam sealing
March 20, 6:38pm

Waterproofing
Thanks for the tip!

In Gear Deals » Black Diamond Guiding Light
March 15, 9:51pm

Black Diamond Guiding Light
Jumped on a Steep and Cheap deal for $363 with shipping, only to find it cheaper on Amazon. $309 with free shipping! I think with 2 people and gear it will be luxurious and a bargain. Backcountry w...

In Gear Deals » Black Diamond Guiding Light
March 15, 6:37pm

Longbow option
I just weighed my lightest longbow. 18oz. (54#@28" bamboo and fiberglass). Arrows weigh about 1.2oz each and add the weight of the quiver to safely carry the arrows... about 25oz for everythin...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL with a gun?
December 12, 4:47pm

Survey
I took the survey and I hope it helps you Ryan with answers. I personally would welcome an entire slice, section or Forum dedicated to backpacking light while hunting. I wish I had the guts to stic...

In Philosophy & Technique » SURVEY: Ultralight Hunting at Backpacking Light
December 12, 4:15pm

hike and hunt
Great report. I for one would really like to see more reports like this one. I would certainly hope that folks who do not hunt give us some kind consideration. Nobody is trying to provoke anyone. I...

In Other Activities » LW Backcountry Hunt
December 09, 1:23pm

Longbow or gun?
I enjoy the longbow enough to carry it into the backcountry without worrying about the weight but a pistol or lightweight rifle would definately keep you fed better. The longbow or recurve would no...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL with a gun?
December 08, 7:18pm

All Reader Reviews by donald buckner

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Shires Tarptent Rainbow
I just noticed that there were only 2 reviews of this tent. I've on...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 21, 10:36pm

Texsport Knollwood
After reading the first review, I had to check out this tent. It had amazingly good reviews on the web in general, and I'm a sucker for a bargain, so I picked one up. After leaving it up during a ...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 21, 9:43pm

GoLite Ether Wind Shirt (Wisp HP)
This new model ether had just come out when I purchased my wife and I one. I used mine first on a Caribou Hunt in N.W.T Canada. With temps in the 40's and traveling by boat a fair portion of the t...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 27, 3:02pm