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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Re: Condensation vs distillation
>> The condensation you are talking about does not have the purifying effect of boiling. Of course it does. What difference does it make where the water vapor comes from? (Other than cr...

In GEAR » maximizing condensation to produce distilled drinking water?
August 26, 1:45pm

How about eVENT?
They aren't silnylon, but MLD makes waterproof mitts out of eVENT: http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=37&products_id=51&osCsid=67f9ed0a75158080ef623da44...

In GEAR » Silnylon mitts
August 26, 1:30pm

I like mine, too!
Oh, don't get me wrong- I used the larger Kelly Kettle on a kayaking trip in Alaska a couple of years ago and it worked MARVELOUSLY. (Oddly, I just mentioned that trip in another post...) ...

In GEAR » Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
August 26, 1:22pm

Has it improved?
I have an earlier version of the Digital Hero, and I have used it exactly once, on a kayaking trip to SE Alaska in 2007. I thought it was a disaster, and abandoned it. To get a decent picture...

In Editor's Roundtable » GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review
August 26, 1:12pm

Worst of Both Worlds
If you want the worst of both worlds from the Butterfly and the Thermarest chairs: http://www.rei.com/product/766563 I'm sure that one of you genius MYOG guys could make something similar...

In Multiple Use Gear » Camp Chair
August 23, 12:19am

Inov8
You can see the Inov8 product line here: http://www.inov-8.com/Products.asp?PG=PG1&L=27 Including the Roclite 370 and 390 which, as Tim hinted, are more like light boots than trail runner...

In GEAR » Need light but sturdy boots
August 22, 11:59pm

Re: Dyneema, side pockets, front pocket...
>> Golite Jam 2? He said he didn't want mesh pockets, guys.

In GEAR » Ultralight Bushbashing Pack?
August 22, 11:53pm

Re: Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
Ghillie Kettle, Kelly Kettle, Thermette, Benghazi Boiler, etc. Many names for the same basic thing. (As a matter of fact, I think that products with several different trade names are all actually...

In GEAR » Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
August 22, 3:54am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Diet and genetics
>> because these are more or less the foods we evolved to eat. I have stopped arguing with the True Believer... :o)

In Philosophy & Technique » ULers Carrying an Extra 20-40 lbs - WHY?!
August 22, 3:48am

Re: re
Ouch. Touche.

In Philosophy & Technique » ULers Carrying an Extra 20-40 lbs - WHY?!
August 21, 12:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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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