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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Solo Tent Feedback Request
Dr. Jordan -- Appreciate the thread, and looking forward to your input and article. Here's my contribution: "So, is it really all about the bugs?" Not always -- only if t...

In GEAR » Solo Tent Feedback Request
December 21, 1:40am

Re: Re: What can you do.
Synchronistic angst seems to be in the air --- or perhaps not synchronicity, but just that others here have visited Ryan Jordan's latest posting at his blog: http://ryanjordan.com/blog/2011/...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 8:25pm

Re: Are you new here?
In 2010, a number of "lightweight testimonials" were submitted to BPL by folks who were describing why/how they switched to packing lighter. Several of those essays were selected for pub...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are you new here?
December 19, 7:25pm

Re: Re: Re: New member sale
Noting that there's a "survey" link on BPL's main page that asks for suggestions to improve BPL (in case any one hasn't yet found that link already), and maybe someone can put...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 5:31pm

Re: New member sale
That's nice, David. Very nice! Unfortunately, BPL is probably like the mafia and won't let life members quit and then sign up again. Besides those tatoos are a dead giveaway ;) ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 4:59pm

Re: I just became a member
David, Don't you have the urge to celebrate by offering a big Oware sale?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 4:14pm

Re: Re: Wow...
I like Ron Moak's metaphor from a thread that I linked earlier in this thread: "Remember, not all of us stand on the same step on the staircase to backpacking nirvana. Nor are all of ou...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 4:09pm

Re: great
Flow charts are great! And would really enjoy seeing a "flow chart" approach married to Mike Clelland's cartoon character all outfitted for the wilderness. You could click o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 3:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The BPL Mission
Doug: "+1 on a set of "Beginner's Guide to UL" or some set of core articles like that. As a newer member transitioning to a lighter pack, this would do a couple of things: &q...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 3:17pm

Re: What is BPL and where does it want to go from here?
Especially as providing some "big-picture" context/contrast for issues in current threads on BPL's past-present-future, conflicting perspectives, and civility, the thread at the link ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Open Letter: Don't make the Gear Swap for members only
December 19, 11:40am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm