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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: LET'S BURN THIS MOTHER DOWN!
"Good points Tom." Even a blind squirrel occasionally finds a nut. ;0) Seriously, I'll bet you'd be surprised at how many things I agree with you on. But they don't ma...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 31, 5:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
"Yep, I hate to harsh you buzz. But you can't go full on socialist and expect to actually get the same level of innovation. Let's just call it my October reality check for you." ...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 31, 5:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: LET'S BURN THIS MOTHER DOWN!
"Well you posted this on a thread about Ebola: "I would add that our foreign policy has only added to their misery in many, many cases by supporting corrupt governments that facilitate...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 31, 4:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
"Super dicks. We're only in first place as a charitable country. We should be in super duper uber 1st place on the extended scale but apparently we just don't want that distinction eno...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 31, 4:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
""The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR/Emergency Plan) was a commitment of $15 billion over five years (2003–2008) from United States President George W. Bush to f...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 31, 4:20pm

Re: Re: Re: LET'S BURN THIS MOTHER DOWN!
"I think much of my ire here is due to a general weariness of the polarization of our country and the our seeming unwillingness to find areas of compromise and commonality. We as a people don&...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 30, 8:39pm

Re: Re: Re: LET'S BURN THIS MOTHER DOWN!
"I appreciate that we should study history to avoid repeating the same mistakes" And maybe also to provide a context for the actions of other nations that we find reprehensible enough ...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 30, 8:33pm

Re: Re: LET'S BURN THIS MOTHER DOWN!
"We're the problem, the solution, both, and neither…." We'd be more of a solution and less of a problem if we started taking care of business here at home. Smack, smack, sma...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 30, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
" The American people care soooo much about the general health and wellbeing of the world that we're willing to subsidize the R&D by overpaying for these drugs back home." Will...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 30, 8:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
" Oh hell yeah. Those evil drug companies created drugs and tried to make a profit. I'm glad others forced them to drop those prices by arbitrarily deciding that there patents were "...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 30, 8:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

REI Peak UL
I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm