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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
About Me Solvitur ambulando sub divo.
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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Not that clear cut...
I agree- probably an idiot. But on the other hand there are a hell of a lot more urban idiots who waste the time of the police and/or EMS, so why do the wilderness idiots deserve to be particularl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiker rescued for 2nd time on same Utah mountain
November 04, 1:14pm

answers
I have to say, jerry, that the entire rant about lipitor was a bit of a non-sequitur. I'm certainly not going to argue about there being little difference in efficacy among statins. And I hav...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 28, 8:56pm

Lawyers
Even worse- my wife is a lawyer. So I actually CHOSE to associate with one. That lapse aside, I usually display good judgment. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Recent injury on the trail
October 28, 12:50pm

@ Tom
I'm kinda gonna be all over, here: CJSOTF is the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force. So, as I said- interesting in a different way. Not that I personally did anything more than t...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 28, 12:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What Matters Most
@Kat- "Ian, it is a legit post." If it is, it is nonetheless kinda creepy. I mean, why post it here? What's the motivation? There have GOT to more appropriate fora around the in...

In Chaff » What Matters Most
October 27, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: "Tea Party Haters"
@ Fred "I think you are giving the organization, for lack of a better term, too much credit for organizing." Heh. Possibly. But at the very least they vote them in.

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 27, 6:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Tea Party Haters"
Trauma surgery is hard. A relatively large portion of your patients are uninsured and litigious neer-do-wells who won't pay their bill and then are likely to sue you for helping them. In fac...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 27, 6:05pm

Re: Re: Re: For fun
Probably true. The waffling starts to stack high...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 27, 5:27pm

Re: Tea Party Haters
@Dave-- Did I say that? It indeed may have been a deliberate deception. (I reiterate, I am not an Obama-lover.) But it is rational to think that the Obama quote just MIGHT be a case of poor p...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 27, 5:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Tea Party Haters"
@ Tom- Yeah, as I said in principle I have few objections to a single-party system. I just have doubts about how well it would realistically work in the US within the foreseeable future. And a...

In Chaff » Tea Party Haters
October 27, 5:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm