Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Jim MacDiarmid (jrmacd) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Jim MacDiarmid hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me Jim MacDiarmid has not added a biography yet.
CityNYC
StateNY
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear ListGeneric Winter Gear List

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Jim MacDiarmid

Showing 1051 - 1060 of 1084 | Page: 1 ...90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
I didn't know until I checked last night that Down Works in Santa Cruz carries Montbell. My GF and I are taking a day trip down to Big Sur this Saturday and I plan to stop on the way if they&#...

In GEAR » New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
March 10, 4:18pm

Sweaty Back
"The only minor irritation I have experienced so far is that your back can get a bit warm from lack of ventilation;" > That's really the only thing that has me second guessing a...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm
March 10, 3:25pm

Re: what will happen
As great as these sales seem for consumers in the short run, they are terrible for the economy, as they are not making money, they are just desperate companies trying to lose as little money as pos...

In Gear Deals » 40% off at Backcountry...
March 10, 11:36am

Re: Keeping Warm in Questionable Weather
Read the article on BPL on vapor barriers. I used one in my bag for winter camping and it really worked. You might get a little bit clammy is all. There are expensive ones, but Adventure Medica...

In GEAR » Keeping Warm in Unquestionable Weather
March 10, 11:27am

Sawyer Inline Filter
I've read the 3 reviews available on BPL, and it sounds pretty good. I have some merch. credit + dividend at REI that may be available now that I'm leaning toward ordering a ULA Ohm rathe...

In GEAR » Sawyer Inline Filter
March 10, 10:58am

Down fill in Montbell Bags
Tom, Have you found durability/quality to be a problem with Montbell bags? I was trying to decided between a WM Summerlite and Megalite(I will repeat again; I missed the stinkin' bc s...

In GEAR » New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
March 10, 10:32am

Re: PowerStretch Zip-T vs. DriClime Windshirt
Building off Adrian and Natasha, if it is going to be wet enough that you will need a shell anyways, you're better off with the power stretch as it will be lighter in combination with the shell...

In GEAR » PowerStretch Zip-T vs. DriClime Windshirt
March 10, 10:17am

Re: Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
"(My personal opinion) It's an unethical move to order gear that way..... Not all stores can eat the cost of consumer's flipant returns like REI can, especially the cottage manufacture...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
March 09, 10:04pm

Re: Re: Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
Thanks. I know UPS has some weight to box size ratio that can increase the cost for a light package in a big box, but I was having trouble figuring out how that worked, and where it kicked it. Bu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
March 09, 5:13pm

Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
I'm looking to order a new sleeping bag online. None of them are available in s physical store for me to try out side by side, so I will probably order all 3 I'm looking at, keep one, and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sleeping bag Return Shipping Etiquette
March 09, 4:40pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

Showing 1 - 1 of 1 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm