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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: How light is light?
2.25 lbs per day is heavy for food. My whole cook kit weighs 6oz, including a stove. You have a scale? How much does that quilt weigh? Have a great trip Charles. You're an inspiration...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light?
July 09, 6:57am

Re: Delmar's Poll
Roger. You really need to fix that Cuban thing.

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 08, 7:28pm

Re: PS Ken hope to head up your ways soon
Come on up. You've missed more than two :(

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 08, 7:41am

Re: dyed Ascentionist
The dye does not effect the PU coating.. Don't know about DWR. I don't look at a pack to be waterproof, so I hadn't noticed. I did my Ohm years ago. Still looking good. Would do it agai...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
July 08, 7:27am

Re: Corrosive effects of chlorine dioxide tablets
How old are those tablets? I've seen that the packaging breaks down over time as the tablets eat through it.

In GEAR » Corrosive effects of chlorine dioxide tablets
July 08, 7:19am

Re: lash tabs
Quest Outfitters charges real postage. They have those tabs as well. http://www.questoutfitters.com/plastic.htm#Acetal%20Fasteners Could accomplish the same with flat webbing sewn on the pack.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » attaching pad to dog pack
July 08, 6:47am

Re: Help with making Whoopie slings
YouTube has some great tutorials.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with making Whoopie slings
July 07, 7:03pm

Re: Location in Bay Area
So Aaron, are you going to step up and host a GGG at Big Basin? I've never been.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 07, 5:04pm

Re: Location in Bay Area
Well if the location was Humboldt Bay we could rent the entire grove campground at Pamplin Grove off Hwy 36. Even comes with a cookhouse, pit bbq, facilities, and the Van Duzen River. Even has a li...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 07, 3:42pm

Re: Desert locale GGG
Plenty of room out there certainly. A real long haul from the Bay Area. From NorCal, like me, too far. GGG at Alabama Hills in October perhaps?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 07, 2:48pm

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