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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!

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Re: Re:Re:Re:Re:Anti-Drone
"Is it possible for an entire area to be "jammed" constantly" Isn't that what they do at SXSW?

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 3:47pm

Re: any use for a trashed exped synmat??
cut it down, seal it up, and use it as a dog bed.

In GEAR » any use for a trashed exped synmat??
November 19, 3:06pm

Re: EE rocks
"I don't at all think you should think of the Enlightened Equipment quilts as just "good enough..." They are wonderful pieces of gear." +1 I've owned and used EE q...

In GEAR » family gear upgrade: sleeping bags --> quilts
November 18, 8:21pm

Re: Re: New pictures :)
"'twas the year of the Kat! ... I'm imagining the cat in the last three pictures purring "You lookin at ME?"" I'd say it looks more like Peter Lorre contemplating...

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
November 18, 7:47pm

I love interactive graphics
This one is pretty cool:

In Chaff » I love interactive graphics
November 18, 8:07am

Re: Black Forest trail, PA
Lots of up and down, including some long uphills. You cross a decently fast running stream at mile 0 (per the map). Longest stretch without water is from the river to about mile, hmmmm, 8 maybe? Bl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Black Forest trail, PA
November 17, 6:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Water Strategy
"So marketing hype? No. It worked. It would be hype if it didn't work." I agree. If it works as advertised then it isn't hype. Expensive - sure, aren't most things that ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 16, 9:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Float coat
"Doug, Hiking with me would be a real let down for you. I'm actually a 30 year old voluptuous woman with a sexual addiction. There is no way we could put in enough miles to satisfy you.&q...

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 14, 9:05pm

Re: Float coat
I would love to go hiking with you some day Daryl.

In GEAR » Synthetic jackets - how do they really perform in wet conditions?
November 14, 5:33pm

Re: Adidas Climacool
"Thanks Doug, was looking for new sport boxer briefs to try, may give the Adidas Climacool a shot. Only downside to me is the loud branding." I've always jogged* in lycra shorts be...

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 14, 12:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am