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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Meanwhile in Venezuela
I'll take him on science fiction trivia and 101 Things To Do With An Anoscope! We've got him surrounded! But, y'know, I've been giving very serious consideration to doing the Mo...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
February 24, 6:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Meanwhile in Venezuela
At one time I could comment quite intelligently on the Ukraine (I used to be a Soviet-focused SIGINT guy when I was enlisted) but no longer. I simply haven't kept up well regarding the ex-Sovi...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
February 24, 6:00pm

Re: Meanwhile in Venezuela
>>> I'll not comment on Keynesianism, etc. I'm also far from an expert on Latin American politics, and refuse to discuss the Middl...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
February 24, 5:43pm

DuoMid not for three
Wow. Three people in a DuoMid? No. Don't do that. OTOH my wife, my daughter, and I easily fit in a SuperMid with room left over for use as a vestibule. OTGH the DuoMid makes a palace o...

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
February 24, 9:11am

I'm late for my colonic...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The only first aid kit you'll ever need
February 23, 3:00pm

Some more expensive options

In GEAR » Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
February 22, 10:43am

camping fuel at dry tortugas
What I read regarding the ferry said "no pressurized gas canisters", which leads me to believe that alcohol or even white gas might be acceptable. I'd ask first, though. The 10,00...

In Other Activities » Tent site in the Florida Keys in April?? Help!
February 22, 10:31am

Uh, Ok.
OK. The rats are not an issue on the Dry Tortugas. Of course, I have no idea if that is actually true or not, but you said to tell you that... :) I've never been there, but it is a plac...

In Other Activities » Tent site in the Florida Keys in April?? Help!
February 21, 2:05pm

Go native.
Go native. Get a hammock. Pitch anywhere, even over water in mangroves. Mind the tide, though. Do you think you could get to Dry Tortugas?

In Other Activities » Tent site in the Florida Keys in April?? Help!
February 21, 11:01am

Ok, jerry, now you're just stalking me. It's kinda creepy... :) Yes, the One Great Thing that I like about Linux is that you can find distros that work perfectly well on computers fr...

In Other Activities » Help me pick a computer
February 21, 10:55am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

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