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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Japanese bidet
"Phew! For a moment I thought he was going to mistake it for a drinking fountain..." If you get drunk enough.....

In Philosophy & Technique » Japanese bidet
March 07, 5:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
"EDIT--- Before I would accept such book recommendations from you I would need assurances from you that the authors you are touting are reasonably nonbiased. For instance, if I discover them t...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 06, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
>>> Not only is there the danger of outright military confrontation with them if we continue to escalate our response to the point of, say, installing a long range ABM system in Poland, as...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 06, 8:29pm

Re: Glen has the best idea
"Tom, I'll try the tape on a StarLyte and let you know. Are you interested in having it on the side or bottom?" The sides. I'm thinking of using it to attach my 1/2" shim...

In GEAR » IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
March 06, 8:25pm

Re: Re: I'll try it.
"Ok, the 3rd automotive store that I went to had a roll of the tape. At the cash register I quickly relieved my self of $22.17 15 feet of tape in the roll." Would this tape adhere, and...

In GEAR » IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
March 05, 5:31pm

Re: Ukraine
"I have to say, Tom, that I'm reading up on the situation in Ukraine and it looks more and more like naked Russian aggression and a grab for territory. Just Like Georgia. Yanukovych was ou...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 04, 5:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
"Hey, you like realpolitik" I don't like it as much as I feel it is the only workable option at this point in our evolution as a species. If it is enhanced with an achievable amou...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 04, 5:31pm

Re: Micro spikes
"Micro spikes = false sence of security . They are good for maybe a nice stroll around the block. Just my 2c" I'd say they're good for a lot more than that, but you do need to ...

In GEAR » Trail Runners and Snow
March 03, 4:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Ads are back for Lifetime Member
"And I don't get to see boobs... only sporting goods stuff." The trashy way they're presented puts them squarely in the Walmart sporting goods category, and it gets old real qu...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Ads are back for Lifetime Member
March 03, 3:58pm

Re: Re: Eagles are majestic?
"I think of goldens as being in open country like Denali and Montana." They are also fairly common in the Sierra.

In Photography » Golden Eagle eating deer that mountain lion killed
March 02, 7:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm