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Merry Christmas!
Hope everyone is enjoying the holidays -- and y'all got fantastic UL gear for presents! :)

In Chaff » Merry Christmas!
December 25, 1:39pm

Re: Re: ad block
@ Peter: You should count your blessings. Most of us don't get to see what you see, just on the streets! :)

In Chaff » Should BPL ads be censored?
December 16, 3:25pm

Re: A+ application of personal catchphrase

In Chaff » A+ application of personal catchphrase
December 13, 2:23pm

Re: Angst
Ian: We are in agreement. I was merely pointing out how our national affluence, our technology, etc. all served to elevate our expectations. Just calling it like it is -- not excusing our beha...

In Chaff » Holiday angst
December 13, 12:57pm

Re: Angst
Face it, us being a rich consumer nation for 3 going on 4 generations now -- plus all that tantalizing 'instant access' technology -- we're all spoiled to greater or lesser degrees. An...

In Chaff » Holiday angst
December 13, 11:44am

Re: Re: I totally agree
Umm... are we still talking about Obamacare??

In Chaff » Who is signing up for ObamaCare (aka ACA) on Tuesday?
December 12, 6:52pm

Re: Holiday angst
It's not just the holidays... Sometimes, I wonder if people who decry "slave labor" in China (think Foxconn and employee suicides) are the same ones who clamor to have the latest i...

In Chaff » Holiday angst
December 12, 6:50pm

You Can't Ignore Human Nature
Humans need good laws and norms both to inspire and to protect. The worst abuses happen when folks try to create 'paradise on Earth'. Be it Christendom, Sharia, rabidly secular Communism,...

In Chaff » the non-aggression principle
December 06, 12:29pm

Re: Interesting things you would do with your lottery winnings
Assuming we are talking multi millions -- I would donate most of it.

In Chaff » Interesting things you would do with your lottery winnings
December 04, 9:02pm

Re: Ah, OK...
I misunderstood... I clicked expecting a "BPL ad" -- as in something related to lightweight backpacking. :)

In Chaff » My new favorite BPL ad
November 27, 12:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am