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kevin davidson (kdesign) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mythical State of Jefferson
About Me je suis un alpiniste, skieur de randonee, marcheur ultra léger, dessinateur d'intérieurs, et connoisseur de microbrew.
moins c'est plus!
Cityune petite ville dans l' ouest
Countryétat libre de l'Orégon
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Merino wool put to test (by and for me, anyway)
I'm off, shortly ----will be about a 7 mi. hike starting and ending in a hot river valley plus 1000' gain to a the top of a promontory and back. There is only intermittent shade provided by...

In GEAR » Layering observation
July 05, 12:36pm

My fav sox (besides the Red Sox)
Smartwool Adrenaline 3/4's or DarnTough Hike-Trek cushion 1/4's. Both are very durable, light, supportive and cushions where they need to.

In GEAR » Favorite socks???
July 05, 12:02pm

Firelite 500 New Stock
As did I. Yippeeee! --- the SUL handle-less model. Have I crashed the wrong party?

In GEAR » New run of Firelite 500s?
July 03, 6:14pm

Featherfire Stove questions
it does look very nice, like some of the Japanese stoves in all their handcrafted splendor we've seen on this forum. Will it take a Heine or Fosters Pot? Or is a Snow peak 600 or a Firelite ...

In GEAR » FeatherFire stove
July 03, 6:10pm

re.FS- single pole- Komperdell Carbon C3 Airshock women
Someone should really snap this one up. Really.

In Gear Swap » FS- single pole- Komperdell Carbon C3 Airshock women
July 03, 3:09pm

I have a new Digicam for my SUL kit
I just won (I'm embarrassed to say from whom) a Canon SD1000 camera. Go, me. Very simple 3x zoom camera w/ a very good movie mode and pretty good auto exposure. It weighs w/ battery and card 14...

In Photography » I have a new Digicam for my SUK kit
July 03, 3:03pm

Insulation/moisture transport ability of wool in hot climes
About wearing merino wool in heat---I have an opportunity to go on a long hike in high 90 to low 100's temps. in a couple days. I am going to find the upward comfort zone for merino for me. I&#...

In GEAR » Layering observation
July 03, 1:36pm

XY undies in the backcountry
You're assuming we're all grown men... :-)> It can easily go worse----we can start posting more pictures...>-)> But, perhaps it is best to let this thread simply... die.

In GEAR » Smartwool Boxers...
July 03, 1:13pm

Post that OB gear list
Yes, please. That would be great fun! >:-)>

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Outward Bound - Alpine Backpacking
July 03, 12:37pm

Jock Straps at R.S.
>>Try 'em -- you'll never go back! Don't look back, either. :-D

In GEAR » Smartwool Boxers...
July 03, 12:35pm

All Reader Reviews by kevin davidson

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Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
In the Sub one pound category of packs made specifically for backpacking, this is probably the finest blend of form and function---a "practical" SUL Pack that is still composed of lightweigh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 22, 9:53pm

Backpacking Light Firelite SUL-500 Cookpot
...but I do actually own one of these puppies, so I'll chime in. It's thin, thin, thin and I could squeeze a significant dent into it, in my hand. You don't get this extreme level of light...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 17, 12:55pm

Playpus 2L Big Zip
It's never leaked in it's 1 1/2 years of use and have come to trust it. I generally use this on group trips where it's nice to have larger volumes of purified water on hand in camp situati...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
July 15, 9:01pm

Platypus Platy Reservoir
The dedicated hydration systems by Platypus are more reliable than the "retrofit" of the resevoir into one. The Big Zip is far better to the purpose.

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
July 15, 8:54pm

BackpackingLight.com
Very efficient and friendly CS from BPL. Addie (and Ryan---when A. is on vacation) runs a tight ship----my questions and requests have been handled very promptly and services like running down to the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 14, 3:02pm

BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
Another preliminary review focusing on fit, features and construction. Although many of you might be more attracted with the (on paper) 1 oz. savings of weight of the Cocoon Hooded Pullover, the Pr...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
July 12, 10:13pm

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Pants
I got these to supplement my aging Golite Synergy pants---they have several things going for them. They are very light, very water resistant and have partial leg zips to ease putting on over shoes or ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 06, 12:12pm

MiniBullDesigns SSBIT
Another very fine MBD alcohol stove. This one is a pressurized top jet design that produces a flame narrow enough to use with Heine and Foster can/pots. It was ostensibly designed to retrofit Esbit s...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 06, 11:51am

ULA Equipment
Brian is not only a great designer of packs, but a great sewer, too, when the seamstress brigades of Logan, UT are fully engaged. He also has entertained us over the last few years with on-line diarie...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 05, 9:30pm

MiniBullDesigns Stealth (ver.1)
This fierce but absurdly light (.23 oz.) little side-burner is great for boiling water in a Snow Peak 600 cup. Takes about 6 min. Burns for about 8 minutes or so on 1 oz. of fuel. This was an earli...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 02, 11:23am