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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Yes. Yes I have.
I've been very very very lost. Most of that was military stuff and a result of moving at night in areas lacking prominent terrain features and the few GPS we had didn't work as good as an ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Becoming disoriented in the woods
January 07, 2:48pm

Re: Soooo, I need a job.....
(Cue Breaking Bad music).

In GEAR » Soooo, I need a job.....
January 06, 6:21pm

Re: Re: Steripen Ultra PSA
I should've learned by now to always send my water treatment stuff through separately. My Katadyn filtered bottle always gets a second look if I send it through in my backpack although I don&#...

In Chaff » Steripen Ultra PSA
January 06, 4:32pm

Re: naughty
Nickelback People who don't say thank you or at least give the 'sup bro nod after holding the door for them. Scurvy.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Naughty list....
January 06, 2:16pm

Re: By the spec
Sorry to hear that Billy. Hope he has a speedy recovery.

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 06, 5:23am

Re: Re: By the spec
Git 'er done Billy. Git 'er done.

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 5:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Kovea Spider
Oscar Pappa Sierra Echo Charlie;) I've been flirting with the flat cat bobcat paired with the Evernew 1.3, baking pan, and kovea / epicurean stove long enough! I think it's time to stop...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 4:24pm

Re: Re: Kovea Spider
Thanks David. Kovea looks like the way to go. Time to swipe the card at Flat Cat Gear. As far as expert beyond spec information goes, yes agreed, +1, etc. Gear reviews here are (can only th...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 3:07pm

Steripen Ultra PSA
When flying and stowed in a carry on backpack, the steripen ultra looks much like an adult toy. To spare yourself a delay while trying to pass through security, and the TSA agents the unenviable j...

In Chaff » Steripen Ultra PSA
January 05, 3:00pm

Kovea Spider
I've been debating the pros/cons of going to a canister stove for melting snow and I think I've narrowed it down to the Kovea Spider or the MSR reactor. I read through a few old thread...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2014 Staff Picks
January 05, 8:22am

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm