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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Hard To Find Backpacking Gear
(1) A sleeping bag with a temperature rating of 70 degrees F. Silk liner (2) Shoes that are interchangeable between left and right. Moccasins (3) Lightweight 1 person tents with 3 or 4...

In Chaff » Hard To Find Backpacking Gear
February 28, 8:32pm

Re: kickstarter
There have been more than a few projects mentioned here in the last few years. Some have panned out. A quick search shows... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/search.html?...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Solo Death Valley Trek
February 28, 8:19pm

Re: 20 yards of silnylon for $60 shipped, Oware
Ist sentence in link given states a 64" width

In Gear Deals » 20 yards of silnylon for $60 shipped, Oware
February 27, 7:51pm

Re: Kickstarter for me?
That seems to be the beauty of Kickstarter. You deliver nothing and still keep the money. Seems to happen all the time.

In Chaff » Kickstarter for me?
February 27, 7:49pm

Re: Need recommendations for backcountry ghost towns in the "Old West"
Bodie http://www.bodie.com/

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need recommendations for backcountry ghost towns in the "Old West"
February 27, 7:43pm

Re: PayPal Option?
Mail a check or money order like we did in olden times.

In Community Support Forum » PayPal Option?
February 27, 7:35pm

Re: What is your two item first aid kit?
1) Brain 2) Luck Haven't used so much as a Band-Aid in decades hiking. Pulled some ticks and gave some Benadryl Never used duct tape for any impromptu repairs either. Be mindful out...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
February 27, 7:07am

Re: Loop
I have zig zag stitched shock cord. Still holding on. It is multiple strands inside the sheath Delmar. I usually just knot it.

In GEAR » Quality Rubber Bands
February 26, 10:07pm

Re: Death Valley trek
Ahem.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Solo Death Valley Trek
February 26, 8:30pm

Kickstarter for me?
I need a new set of wheels to drive to the GGGs and group trips. Is this too concrete of a goal? Should I document my search with a video for supporters? Or is Kickstarter only good for start up...

In Chaff » Kickstarter for me?
February 26, 8:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am