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Kevin Manley (manleyk) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Anyone use the Air Beam yet for hiking in hot weather? I'm wondering if it is any cooler than the sit pad that comes with the Gorilla.

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Air Beam...
June 19, 12:34am

Have one!
I have one of these; crazy light. They run a bit small, though. I'm 6', 165lbs, and the large is TIGHT over pants. Also, pretty nice.

In Gear Deals » Camp Alp 95
June 11, 9:26am

Re: Re: Re: hatchet alternatives
Have you ever handled one of these hatchets? I have a Wetterlings (the only one on par with the Bruks); incredible tools and a pleasure to hold. Are they potentially dangerous? Sure. I have fr...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
June 02, 9:39pm

kelty satellite?
I have a REALLY heavy two person bag (for giants, 4 people otherwise). It's somewhere over 8lbs. Comfy, 30F, and certainly only good for car camping or yeti snuggling. $70 shipped.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Inexpensive summer sleeping bag.
June 02, 6:13pm

I'll take it!

In Gear Swap » Lots of gear for sale...
May 29, 2:04pm

1.25 bug nest
What's the configuration of the bug nest? Floor material? Side or front door? Thanks!

In Gear Swap » GG Spinn Twinn and Yama Mountain 1.25
May 21, 11:46pm

EE Rev x
I have an EE Rev-X in the lime green, just like Tim was offering. My girlfriend and I use it with a 25" and a 20" set of pads tied together; it works very well with few drafts.

In GEAR » Twin quilt recommendations
May 19, 12:01am

Too warm
Too warm. I have a 20F and roasted last night at 40F with a wind! If you want a bag for 60F, why not sew a RayWay quilt or something like it? It was my first sewing project and took less than ...

In GEAR » 10F EE RevX Quilt too warm in summer?
May 18, 11:49pm

Polar bottle
I use a Polar bottle. Mine weighs 5oz, has the same threads as a Nalgene, and can be used with the pre-filter as well. Also, it keeps the water cold. :)

In GEAR » Best water bottle with wide mouth and light?
May 18, 11:38pm

Re: Fly Creek
Thanks for the opinions, guys. Brad-I ask rather than just trying for 2 reasons. 1. I have tried both and am torn. The Shangri-La is substantially larger (especially the vestibule) and a ...

In GEAR » Shangri-la 1 vs Fly Creek UL 1
May 18, 11:32pm

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