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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
The Ursack passed the test unlined and not tied to anything.

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 16, 8:00pm

Re: Sawyer Mini Tips
If you don't have a Platy to cut up as I did not either. I use a gusseted plastic 1lb sugar bag that had a ziploc opening on it. Cut the ziploc off and it holds more than a liter. I use it as a...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Tips
August 15, 7:16pm

Re: This review. It's a ruse
Duh.

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 15, 6:59pm

Re:Goretex socks
I'll let my feet be wet while hiking. Tons of water here and rain as well. Wet is inevitable. I like the Goretex socks in the shoulder seasons so I can wear my soaked shoes in camp and have war...

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 15, 7:45am

This review. It's a ruse
to get you to follow the trip blog on ryanjordan.com Hmm, why not post that stuff here? Difficult for Ryan to generate content for this subscription based business when he's busy creating...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 15, 7:39am

Re: Questions from the LIVE event
"The problem with a green tent is that it creates a poor color interior (you, your stuff, your tent mate, all look green) and it can be depressing over time" Horse poop. Having had bro...

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
August 15, 7:24am

Re: WTB: mini dropper bottles, GG pack liner, Bear Boxer canister
If you're thinking about a Contender may I suggest you reconsider with the BV450? Having had both I feel the BV is more livable. Weight is about the same. The opening, and the overly complex li...

In Gear Swap » WTB: mini dropper bottles, GG pack liner, Bear Boxer canister
August 14, 9:48pm

Re: READERS - What do you want investigated in 2007? (and beyond)
Still some great ideas that have been untouched. Cool to see so many of the same names still around. Bitch as we may BPL is still providing something of value to us.

In Editor's Roundtable » READERS - What do you want investigated in 2007?
August 14, 7:54am

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
King Range (Lost Coast) managed by the BLM here is now listing the canisters approved by Yosemite only. So still no Ursack allowed there. Read this excerpt from Ursack's site about the tes...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 7:55pm

Re: Martin Titanium Knife
"healthy dose of criticism might do him some good" "I bet it doesn't" +1 Sadly been down that road already. Every mile of it. +1 With Peter too, of course.

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 13, 7:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am