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John Donewar (Newton) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southeastern Louisiana
About Me Bitten by the hiking bug in 2008. The "infection" persists and I am not in search of cure. :-)
Reinfected by the MYOG bug in 2009 and I am still not in search of a cure. :-)
If I am not hiking I am reading about it or working on my gear.
Became a BPL Lifetime Member 5/1/11.

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All Forum Posts by John Donewar

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+1 David, All Gave Some & Some Gave All! There Are Many Giving Right Now! I Wish Them All A Safe Return Home! Party On, Newton

November 11, 11:31am

Re: EMS pack
Dan, Follow this link to Eastern Mountain Sports . Party On, Newton

In GEAR » REI Flash 18
November 10, 11:55am

Nalgene 50% Off
Placed my order 10/21/2010 using the copon code "october". Inquired 11/1/2010 when my order would be shipped. On 11/3/2010 I received this message in an email. >>Due to the...

In Gear Deals » Nalgene 50% Off
November 10, 11:47am

Re: Re: Shipping Gas Canisters
And then there is the smallish 3.5 ounce Jet Boil canisters that may fit into that mailable window. To keep it simple. ;-( We will be flying. I have located two "local" sources for...

In GEAR » Shipping Gas Canisters ?
November 09, 3:08pm

Shipping Gas Canisters ?
I just made the move to an Optimus Crux gas canister stove. I can purchase gas canisters locally without a problem. Ordering them however and having them shipped incurs a hazardous materials ha...

In GEAR » Shipping Gas Canisters ?
November 09, 10:49am

Re: what i'm thinking...
Ayres, Quest Outfitters has a sternum strap "slider" item #3091 that can be removed and reinstalled on the shoulder straps at will. If you have trouble removing the "permanent&q...

In GEAR » REI Flash 18
November 09, 7:08am

Re: What homemade gear do you take with on every outing?
My Make Your Own Gear Pack, Tarp, Bivy, Top quilt, Bear/Food bag, Stuff sacks for clothing, food and cook kit. Party On, Newton

In Make Your Own Gear » What homemade gear do you take with on every outing?
November 08, 3:26pm

Re: this tarp with cuben
Ben, Be sure to read all of Jay's articles on this project. In the introductory article he describes how he adjusted some of the measurements on the front beak. I ran into this when I made ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: 5 Yards to SUL, Part 3 - Tarp
November 08, 2:57pm

Re: REI Flash 18
Ayres, I bought one off of Gear Swap for $20.00 not too long ago. I too couldn't resist this little pack. I am not tall but I am broad in the shoulders so I removed the sternum strap. T...

In GEAR » REI Flash 18
November 08, 7:16am

Re: What do you do for a living
See this link for my and many others answer to the OP's question. Party On, Newton

In Chaff » What do you do for a living
November 03, 9:10am

All Reader Reviews by John Donewar

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Under Armour Men's UA Escape 7" Solid Shorts
Here are the particulars. Ultra-lightweight woven fabric. Mesh internal liner. 360° Reflectivity Hand pockets for your essentials. 7” inseam 2.2 oz. Polyester Men'...</td>          
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In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
September 29, 10:56am

Scope Outlast
This is a first for me as I have never posted a gear review before. The Scope Outlast Minibrush probably isn't really even considered as hiking gear. Scope Outlast Minibrush

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 12:14pm