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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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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

FS: Brown Sil Duomid $175
Great price on a great shelter. Free bump :)

In Gear Swap » Duomid - Sil
August 30, 5:57pm

Re: Evernew fail
Failure after how much use?

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze bag longevity?
August 30, 4:11pm

Re: Washing - Lost Down Loft
I'd re rinse that bag while I was at the laundry. Needs more room to wash and rinse out than one might think.

In GEAR » Washing - Lost Down Loft
August 30, 6:30am

Re: Possible move from DC to Denver
You know the West is huge. 3 hour drives are not uncommon for me. And that's local hiking. Just part of living here.

In Chaff » Possible move from DC to Denver
August 30, 6:09am

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