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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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Re: Re: Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
I mean I dont expect precise measurements from something as simple as a watch. However, unless the weather is all over the place, the readings are pretty consistent, and IME mostly reliable. I ...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 7:35am

Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
Any wrist watch will need to be removed from the wrist to collect an ambient temperature. I have been using the Core for almost the last 2 years and overall am happy with it. The altimeter is a...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 6:17am

I would suggest ordering some from ZPacks. This way they fit perfectly and show up with your pack... even attached already! They just updated thier pocket design which I like alot. You can che...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Hip Belt Pockets / Zpacks Arc Blast Questions
June 17, 9:04am

Re: Strong tent stake....just one for a hexamid
As others have said, I also use Lawson's ti hook stakes and they have worked quite well. However, about a year and a half ago now, I decided to start carrying 2 slightly larger diameter stakes ...

In GEAR » Strong tent stake....just one for a hexamid
May 28, 2:39pm

Stating the Obvious
I figure folks like LineLoc's for their simplicity, which means they don't have to tie any knots... just stake out, cinch, and done.

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 24, 10:09pm

Re: Sound
It really is a great piece of kit. As can be seen here, there are tons of uses for it. I have actually used it as a back wall on an A frame tarp, a beak on a half pyramid, and of course as a ground...

In GEAR » zpacks rain skirt
May 18, 8:38pm

Re: What is your Hexamid bug protection solution?
I wouldn't try using my MLD bug bivy under my Solo Plus Hexamid tarp... or any other A-Frame style bug bivy... it just doesn't work that well... If you don't mind small, enclosed pla...

In GEAR » What is your Hexamid bug protection solution?
May 18, 8:29pm

Re: zpacks rain skirt
It'll always make some noise, but I have never really had an issue with it... especially when it was raining... and yes, it does make a good ground sheet, or an addition to a ground sheet...

In GEAR » zpacks rain skirt
May 18, 5:51pm

MB Alpine Light
I have had the MB UL Down Inner Jacket, have the MB UL Down Inner Parka, the MB Ex Light, and a MB Alpine Light Down Parka. Each pice was purchased in a size XL, and all but the Alpine Light fit me...

In GEAR » Down hoody for the not-so-slim
May 15, 5:52pm

SilNet on cuben
I am surprised that you did not find that the SilNet stuck very well to the cuben. Before ZPacks were taping the seams, they sent a tube of SilNet with the shelters so that the buyer could seal it ...

In GEAR » Zpacks Hexamid Duplex slip-slidin'
May 15, 4:28pm

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