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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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Re: Nalgene Cantene
They work fine. Last pretty good. But talk about a game of hot potato!

In GEAR » Water bottles and boiling water
August 11, 5:47pm

Re: UL Tent LED christmas lights?
Battery operated string led lights for floral displays. Check Amazon for items like these. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=led+string+lights

In GEAR » UL Tent LED christmas lights?
August 11, 5:45pm

New PCT record, again
Recent college grad Joe McConaughy crossed into Canada exactly 53 days, 6 hours and 37 minutes after leaving the Mexican border Congrats. http://nwpr.org/post/seattle-runner-smashes-speed-rec...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New PCT record, again
August 11, 11:30am

Re: Dense calorie brick
Check out Epic Meat and bacon in a bar https://epicbar.com/products.html

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 11, 8:47am

Re: How to Dry a Tent?
Oh condensation. One of life's little pleasures. You could dry it out at your convenience later in the day on the trail so you're not packing a wet tent around. Sure it will dry in a hot ga...

In GEAR » How to Dry a Tent?
August 11, 7:35am

Re: This is why Steripen
wants you to swirl the container, to ensure computer treatment.

In GEAR » Roll-Up Soft Bottle + Steripen recommendations
August 10, 12:30pm

Re: Am I crazy, or does Paclite not work?
My new Torrentshell jacket wetted out in the first 45 minutes of it being worn. Thanks Patagucci.

In GEAR » Am I crazy, or does Paclite not work?
August 10, 12:18pm

Re: "I never meant to be my own gear maker"
"It's an ultralight tent. It needs a footprint." Many here say hogwash to that. Site selection and a little bit of preening make it so. But a cheap piece of plastic or tyvek wil...

In Make Your Own Gear » I never meant to be my own gear maker
August 10, 9:33am

A bump for good measure.

In Gear Lists » Suggested GEAR LIST ETIQUETTE
August 10, 8:06am

Re: MYOG Harness for SMD Fusion Packs (for those with Narrower Shoulders)
I'll bet they change suspensions for version 2.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Harness for SMD Fusion Packs (for those with Narrower Shoulders)
August 09, 10:32pm

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