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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Once again Jerry, we find ourselves in perfect agreement.

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
August 25, 4:19pm

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Good mission poor execution. We've created an environment where Yes-Men/Women are rewarded with an express elevator to the Pentagon (most certainly not all) and those who speak the truth are o...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
August 25, 3:52pm

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It's futile to judge the necessity of our military and how they're deployed based on the past 13 years. I personally had/have no problem with the Afghanistan invasion. They were harbo...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
August 25, 3:00pm

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What resources motivated us to intervene in the Balkans during the 1990s? But then... Why did we stand by and do nothing for Rwanda and Sudan? And then again... Why did I conveniently...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
August 25, 2:42pm

That is tempting.

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
August 25, 1:58pm

Re: bivy condensation
My bivy use is limited to the USGI bivy. The only time I see condensation with that one is when I breath into it so I haven't experienced the problem you're describing. An old trick I...

In Philosophy & Technique » bivy condensation
August 25, 12:48pm

Re: The Question of Militarism/Empire
I think we're pretty fickle as a country. I suspect that if gas were to jump from $4 to $7 overnight, we'd see pandemonium of the cats-and-dogs-sleeping-together variety. So yes, we defin...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
August 25, 11:53am

Re: Gear for freezing rain
I wear mesh shoes, liner socks, nylon pants and shirt, nylon/spandex T shirt, hard shell jacket, no rain pants or kilt, and I keep moving. I'll pull my hands into my sleeves if need be and if ...

In GEAR » Gear for freezing rain
August 25, 11:12am

Re: Re: Smell?
I really wanted to like FF as they're a Seattle based company but after checking out a few of their bags in their store, I felt like I was in a coffin. Also, don't care for their zipper as...

In GEAR » Experience with Enlightened Equipment Accomplice?
August 25, 10:20am

Re: Re: Re: A few questions...
This is one of those threads that would be fun to only read the first and last post, and then try to guess what the hell happened in between. "How in the crap did they go from Libya to Mega...

In Chaff » America the Troublemaker?
August 25, 10:11am

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm