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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
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Re: Re: Downside of Sawyer Filters?
Tony, I had read your review before I posted, actually. Thanks. I thought the freezing issue was common to all filters- why do you emphasize it so much? Likewise the "no way to test if...

In GEAR » Downside of Sawyer Filters?
September 28, 2:59pm

Re: Re: Re: well
No, not in the foothills. We found a house sort of out by the airport. We can't close until the end of October, though, so I'm living in a hotel until then. And I'm not talking abou...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 27, 7:46pm

>> In a democratic society that requires a population educated on the issues and ready to hold their leaders accountable. I fully agree, but I take it a step further. I expect, in this m...

In Chaff » Hiking went wrong in Iraq
September 27, 10:15am

Downside of Sawyer Filters?
Ok, I've been looking into new filters. The Sawyer microtubule-based four-way filter looks interesting. Sawyer makes a 0.1 micron filter that removes 4.5 log of viruses and thus nearly meets ...

In GEAR » Downside of Sawyer Filters?
September 27, 12:11am

Thanks, I'm forwarding this all to the in-laws.

In GEAR » Non-UL tent recommendation?
September 26, 11:54pm

I've said this many times before when people ask- I used to have a bad chafing problem, wearing boxers and nylon pants. I was skeptical about trying it, but my problems resolved when I star...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do I avoid chafing?
September 26, 11:49pm

Re: well
The only time I went trekking in Alaksa was in a VERY heavy-bear area, and I carried a .45-70. Screw pepper spray. I'm taking him with me. At one point I came upon a first-nation local who w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thinking About Bears and Cougars
September 26, 11:36pm

Re: Re: Done
>> The US cited using spies on the ground when they announced they had evidence of a clandestine Iranian enrichment site Well, yes, but I'm certain they were local assets, not USSOCOM ...

In Chaff » Hiking went wrong in Iraq
September 26, 11:01pm

>> My stated opinion is that they were preotecting sensitive areas And again, they had YEARS to do that. And they could have done it without kidnapping people. Suddenly- no warning- gu...

In Chaff » Hiking went wrong in Iraq
September 26, 10:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Seymour Hersh
>> Nope. They just took advantage of the intrusion, which they would have responded to in any case Here I think we are disagreeing on definitions... I find it suspicious that the Iranians...

In Chaff » Hiking went wrong in Iraq
September 26, 9:28pm

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