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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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This review. It's a ruse
to get you to follow the trip blog on ryanjordan.com Hmm, why not post that stuff here? Difficult for Ryan to generate content for this subscription based business when he's busy creating...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 15, 7:39am

Re: Questions from the LIVE event
"The problem with a green tent is that it creates a poor color interior (you, your stuff, your tent mate, all look green) and it can be depressing over time" Horse poop. Having had bro...

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
August 15, 7:24am

Re: WTB: mini dropper bottles, GG pack liner, Bear Boxer canister
If you're thinking about a Contender may I suggest you reconsider with the BV450? Having had both I feel the BV is more livable. Weight is about the same. The opening, and the overly complex li...

In Gear Swap » WTB: mini dropper bottles, GG pack liner, Bear Boxer canister
August 14, 9:48pm

Re: READERS - What do you want investigated in 2007? (and beyond)
Still some great ideas that have been untouched. Cool to see so many of the same names still around. Bitch as we may BPL is still providing something of value to us.

In Editor's Roundtable » READERS - What do you want investigated in 2007?
August 14, 7:54am

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
King Range (Lost Coast) managed by the BLM here is now listing the canisters approved by Yosemite only. So still no Ursack allowed there. Read this excerpt from Ursack's site about the tes...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 7:55pm

Re: Martin Titanium Knife
"healthy dose of criticism might do him some good" "I bet it doesn't" +1 Sadly been down that road already. Every mile of it. +1 With Peter too, of course.

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 13, 7:22pm

Re: Sawyer Mini
Research Jerry. From Sawyer "Sanitation Before storing your filter, Sawyer recommends sanitizing your filter. This process is simple: Back flush filter. Run a standard bleach solution (frag...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini
August 13, 7:40am

Re: Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
Looks like the stool Doug had made a while back. If you search carbon fiber stool in the BPL search you will see that this idea/business concept has surfaced a few times over the years. Maybe this...

In GEAR » Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
August 13, 7:24am

Re: Cotton and Wool
Yes Roger. Not suicide either. Ever hear of a tropical weight wool suit? I love to see the moderator act as a troll. Cheers.

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 7:11am

Re: Recipes? Contest? Jetboil Joule? Giveaway?Communication?
YouTube search reveals nothing. Anyone enter?

In Editor's Roundtable » BPL GROUP COOKING Recipe Contest: Jetboil Joule Giveaway
August 12, 7:50am

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