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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: EPIC fabric question
Excerpt from a BPL article on the Oware Silnylon/Epic Bivy: "EPIC is good for intermittent light drizzle and for use in shelters with heavy condensation, but it may not be appropriate for p...

In GEAR » EPIC fabric question
December 15, 6:31pm

Re: This is where BPL's heart lies
Very, very well stated, Travis. Learning how folks face, and cope with, this disease is a very valuable education for others, and a great deal more. It is an inspiration. I joi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hi! My Name Is Ken, I'm A Diabetic
December 15, 10:32am

Re: Frying pan angst
Trangia's 27 UL hard anodized cook set comes with a hard-anodized aluminum frying pan that's a nice size (7.4" wide x 1.2" deep), and pretty light (per Trangia's recent specs,...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Frying pan angst
December 11, 3:40pm

Re: kat p.
Hi, Joseph - here's my opinion on your question: I see BPL as providing resources for info and ideas related to an activity I enjoy very much -- lightweight backpacking. Those resources i...

In GEAR » Gear Swap & Capilene
December 06, 5:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re: members only on Gear Swap
Guess you missed the point earlier: The object of BPL has not been to make its website "hugely profitable" and BPL certainly does not "restrict" membership. As far as yo...

In GEAR » Gear Swap & Capilene
December 04, 4:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re: members only on Gear Swap
No, my point isn't that BPL is "beset by freeloaders" at BPL's expense. And I do agree that forum postings by members and non-members alike are a benefit to BPL and its followe...

In GEAR » Gear Swap & Capilene
December 04, 4:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: re: members only on Gear Swap
RE: "You can be proud to be a member but I do not use any of those additional features, which apparently includes the ability to look down on people who just want to use an internet forum wit...

In GEAR » Gear Swap & Capilene
December 04, 3:51pm

Re: Re: re: members only on Gear Swap
RE: "Marmot Prince" aka "Chuckie Cheese" -- "Maybe if you told me to invest in BPL before these changes I would be able to consider it, but regardless of the price I now h...

In GEAR » Gear Swap & Capilene
December 04, 2:21pm

Re: Christmas style lights?
Here's a light string which, while not colored, will run on 2 AA batteries -- http://www.rei.com/search?query=light+string If an electric outlet is available, here are colored and the...

In GEAR » Christmas style lights?
December 01, 7:33pm

Re: CHAFF CHAFF CHAFF CHAFF
Hmmmm. Think I'm lost. Thought this was the "Lightweight Backpacking General Discussion" thread. Muat have wandered into the "Chaff" thread by mistake. Or maybe it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dont buy this jacket ...
December 01, 1:57pm

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