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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
CityPittsburgh
StatePA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Boiler tests
The bottom is 2 3/4" and widens to 3 1/2". The lip that the kettle rests on is 3/8" all around, with a diameter of 4 1/4". Edit: oops, forgot the weight: 1.6 oz. So yeah, the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight Kelly / Storm / Volcano Kettle
March 13, 5:42am

Re: Re: Re: wow!!!! @ cottage manufacturers....
Yep, that was me. A really good list, Matt!

In GEAR » support the cottage industry clothing/gear...the real deal!
March 12, 5:54pm

Re: Another:
Forum member Matt Lutz keeps a pretty inclusive list of cottage mfgs.

In GEAR » support the cottage industry clothing/gear...the real deal!
March 12, 4:05pm

Re: New here..sorry
No worries. The stove/mug/mirror is really quite ingenious!

In Gear Deals » Wikcup 3 in 1 Alcohol Stove
March 12, 7:35am

Re: Wikcup original - Video coming soon
That's a pretty slick design! Very cool. One note for future posts: I think "Gear Deals" is the appropriate forum for this kind of post.

In Gear Deals » Wikcup 3 in 1 Alcohol Stove
March 12, 6:59am

Re: Re: Boiler tests
"I wonder what will happen if people decide to 'keep the camp fire going' after the boiler is removed." That's a good question. I've since run the boiler many many more...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight Kelly / Storm / Volcano Kettle
March 12, 6:26am

Re: Re: Yeah, Real Gender Specific!
I think you missed a real opportunity for growth there, Ben. I feel like some time alone with a pink razor would do any man some good.

In GEAR » Marketing is Funny!
March 11, 1:29pm

Gender specific gear
How do you come out with a line of equipment targeted to women? "Shrink it and pink it!" right? I'll go ahead and say it: I've used women's gear and it's been just fine...

In GEAR » Marketing is Funny!
March 11, 1:19pm

Re: interested
Thanks JD! I got your PM and replied there, too. Mori & Tom (silicone band)- I love silicone. I know that sounds weird, but it's just so appealing as a design material: it has excellent ...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 11, 8:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: go away for a week and you miss everything.
Busted. Totally busted. :)

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 08, 8:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm