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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
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Peace in the Middle East
So, I've been considering the Kirchner Plan. As I mentioned before there isn't really anything new in it except, perhaps, it's massively coercive character in an attempt to get it all ...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 12, 12:30pm

56 inches
The Kingfisher hiking pole my in-laws got me is 56" and works perfectly- almost but not quite flush.

In GEAR » Pole height for a mld duomid?
March 11, 7:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
>>> Whose side is she on, if I might ask? I don't think she's really on anyone's side, per se. Regarding the Russian its-not-an-invasion she just says, and I quote: "I...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 11, 11:29am

Re: Re: Meanwhile in Venezuela
>>> Not a very good analogy, what's the law that he who brings up Hitler first loses the argument? That would be Godwin's Law. And I'm pretty sure that I've already ful...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 10, 8:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
>>> That is sort of surprising. What is [Zakaria's] reasoning? In his editorial he is rather militantly supportive of the uprisings in Ukraine, for whatever reason. Perhaps he'...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 07, 2:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
>>> Not only is there the danger of outright military confrontation with them if we continue to escalate our response to the point of, say, installing a long range ABM system in Poland, as...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 05, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Ukraine
>>> Russian stock market down 10%. Putin may be influenced to moderate. As of today Putin has moderated his tone quite significantly, so perhaps there is hope. He has changed from &qu...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 04, 10:44am

I have to say, Tom, that I'm reading up on the situation in Ukraine and it looks more and more like naked Russian aggression and a grab for territory. Just Like Georgia. Yanukovych was ousted...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 03, 7:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ad hominems
>>> Aside from disagreeing with your premise that the US in particular has any legitimate strategic interest in Ukraine, what you are proposing has led to the very dicey situation we are n...

In Chaff » Meanwhile in Venezuela
March 03, 12:50pm

72" seems to be an industry standard for full-length pads. How certain are you that 59" is the limit? Otherwise, 20" width seems like an industry standard as well. I'm quite...

In GEAR » Evazote Pads - Thickness & Width Preference
March 02, 3:02pm

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