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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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Re: Bottle with gradations
Blow it out, wait a bit till not hot. And then put the cap on. Works easily for me. Cap is just plastic.

In GEAR » What do YOU use to carry alcohol?
September 01, 10:34pm

Re: Bottle with gradations
Cough syrup bottles. Got mine free at the local pharmacy by asking for one. Beauty of the Starlyte is having the cap. Just squirt some in there, boil, put the lid on. I never measure anymore.

In GEAR » What do YOU use to carry alcohol?
September 01, 9:47pm

Re: Trailstar door
another door

In GEAR » Trailstar door
September 01, 9:37am

Re: Western Box
Where are you? What have people claimed from you? Is the travel enriching you, or is it cheapening you? You looked pretty shot out last time when you got to my place. Fattened you up an...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
September 01, 9:17am

Re: Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
Let's see a photo and tell us what your machine is not doing correctly.

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
August 31, 9:03pm

A bone for Peter
a) 75+ b) Mid winter has been tradition. Usually get a break of good weather in January. Last couple were around President's Day weekend.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
August 31, 11:31am

Re: sharing the fun
+1 w/Nick. It's worked for me for 26 years. Now we have a favorite car camping area only a half hour or so from home. Easy.

In Philosophy & Technique » sharing the fun
August 31, 10:17am

Re: Washing - Lost Down Loft
Manufacturers care instructions. Also has a video tutorial. http://www.westernmountaineering.com/index.cfm?section=product-tips-and-care

In GEAR » Washing - Lost Down Loft
August 31, 8:19am

--:WANTED:-- Bay Area G.G.G. Host for 2015 event
Position still available No, I have not Justin.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
August 31, 8:10am

Re: Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
narrow/wide? You mean short/wide? I'm surprised with the diameter. Thought it would be a bit bigger.

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
August 30, 7:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

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