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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MaxTheCyclist.com
About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
StateMA
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://www.MaxTheCyclist.com

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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Sorry
I appreciate the offers, Justin and Mitchell, and I appreciate the guidance on MYOG, but I wasn't sure if this was going to be a big upgrade in comfort from my 15ยบ bag out here in the northeas...

In GEAR » Summer Sleeping Bag/Quilt/Blanket under $100?
June 12, 6:10am

Seam Taped
I don't "think" it's seam taped. I haven't seam sealed it myself. I can tell you I slept in it in the rain twice and didn't notice water in the seams at all. Contacting...

In Gear Swap » FS: Borah Gear Snowyside All-eVent Bivy with Side Zip- New Condition
June 12, 6:07am

Good Questions
Robsudac, The fixed focal length has not been a problem. The camera is 28mm with a slight wide angle as-is, which is great for landscapes (99% of what I do when hiking). There's a Macro func...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
June 12, 6:06am

Holy Grail Spotted
And so, the theory is reinforced. All threads will, given enough time, drift to umbrellas.

In GEAR » What percentage of BPL gear posts do you think are "holy grail" related?
June 11, 12:58pm

all eVent
Price Drop: $180 Shipped. For reference, most other eVent bivy bags go for $300-400 or more.

In Gear Swap » FS: Borah Gear Snowyside All-eVent Bivy with Side Zip- New Condition
June 11, 7:57am

Keep it
A hammock with a bug net would weigh much less (my lightest hammock setup was ~11oz). Something like a Grand Trunk Nano 7 with an MLD Hammock Tarp and a HUG bug net from Arrowhead Equipment, along ...

In GEAR » Advice re: something lighter than my BA Seedhouse ??
June 11, 7:51am

Thanks!
Thanks guys! Picked up a Marmot Nanowave 55 at 1lb 8oz. Should work great! If it's not warm enough, I'll just return it. Sorry to all who repeated info to me; I just wanted to make sure...

In GEAR » Summer Sleeping Bag/Quilt/Blanket under $100?
June 11, 7:44am

Oh
Oh, Only selling because I'm sacrificing low weight and portability for a lens system.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
June 10, 7:57pm

FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
For sale is the formidable Ricoh GR Digital Camera, winner of a Gold Award from Digital Photography Review. It's the fourth highest rated compact camera ever on that site, and is only 2% behind...

In Gear Swap » FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
June 10, 4:02pm

FS: Cocoon Silk Mummy Liner
For sale is a 100% silk mummy liner. Catch and release from here, same price: $40 Shipped ($60 new) PM or email me at mdilthey @ gmail dot com

In Gear Swap » FS: Cocoon Silk Mummy Liner
June 10, 10:32am

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm