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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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Anyone else watching Rosetta? Very cool commercial they just showed as they're kicking off the final part of the Rosetta landing. Very cool. I hope they're successful! http://new.livestr...

In On the Web » Rosetta
November 12, 7:09am

Re: Re: I'm confused
"I find that it improves the taste of some water. Particularly that found at Henry Coe." That wasn't water. My apologies, but I really had to go and your bottle was right there.....

In GEAR » Something Different
November 11, 8:58pm

Re: Re: Supersizing an avatar
"He's gonna use it with the wife, you perv." And you think she wants to look at him? Have you seen his pictures?

In Make Your Own Gear » Supersizing an avatar
November 11, 8:14pm

Re: 2015 Minaret Search
Peter, Few people read chaff these days, so I took the liberty of posting this in Group Trip Announcements, where it certainly fits and where it will be seen by many more people. Doug

In Chaff » 2015 Minaret Search
November 11, 8:13pm

2015 Minaret Search
This was posted over in Chaff, but few people visit chaff, and this certainly fits in this forum, so I've taken the liberty of reposting here so more folks can see it. The original is here: ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Minaret Search
November 11, 8:12pm

Re: Supersizing an avatar
It would have been really cool if the middle strip was clear so you could stargaze.

In Make Your Own Gear » Supersizing an avatar
November 11, 8:07pm

Re: Cross Connector
"several other options come up that just connect the tubes together on top of each other." I think the cross connector is exactly what I was looking for, with the tubes connected on to...

In Make Your Own Gear » Joining two pipes together?
November 11, 5:12pm

Joining two pipes together?
So I have 2 aluminum pipes that I want to join together so that they form an X at the center of each. How can I accomplish this without drilling into (at least one of) them?

In Make Your Own Gear » Joining two pipes together?
November 11, 4:25pm

Re: Gear Upgrade Frequency
I used to do it a lot after I first came to this site. Like Jennifer, I just liked trying out different things. I've had a number of things that I never took out of the house - bought it, after...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear Upgrade Frequency
November 11, 3:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: A (serious) brainstorm
This is obviously a guy's bag. Someone who really, really wanted to climb back into the womb.....

In Gear Deals » Ultimate Sleeping Bag
November 09, 8:14am

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