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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Neither
XL +1

In GEAR » Duomid or Solomid
October 05, 8:05pm

Re: Alcohol stove.
Alcohol stoves are incredibly varied. Many different designs out there. You can easily make one for yourself. They should be sized to your cook pot in some circumstances. You have some homework t...

In GEAR » Alchol stove.
October 05, 6:43pm

Re: What is your most used piece of gear?
My pack. It experiences every mile of trail that I do. Unlike everything that is packed inside it. It makes backpacking possible. It does not carry itself though.

In GEAR » What is your most used piece of gear?
October 05, 2:02pm

Re: Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
What about using a Millbank bag as a pre filter?

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 04, 10:36pm

Re: Side (Pack) Pockets
Right side. Water Left side. Beer, occasionally, trekking and shelter poles. Seriously. Some trips they get hardly any use during the day. I like my stuff inside the pack. I do not ...

In GEAR » Side (Pack) Pockets
October 04, 10:20pm

Re: durable bushwacking windshirt
Bad link Roger How about a little heavier nylon? http://www.boundarywaterscatalog.com/piragis/piragis-windshirt-102536

In GEAR » durable bushwacking windshirt
October 04, 6:06am

Dropped the keyboard
Sorry Billy.

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 03, 9:26pm

Re: DriDown, DownTek, lies and marketing.
Downtek and Sierra Designs were working together for two years and then each revealed their own versions at OR in Feb 2012. Their relationship ended the previous June. Frank Kvietok stated " ...

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 03, 9:12pm

Re: DriDown, DownTek, etc.
Weird how the inter webs work. Google allied feather dry down sierra designs The link given for snswesnet.com takes me to the article with no issues, but can't get there from this link either.

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 03, 8:49pm

Re: Re: DriDown, DownTek, etc.
Old scars http://www.snewsnet.com/trade-show/feathers-fly-sierra-designs-downtek-scuffle-over-water-resistant-down-technology-at-outdoor-retailer/

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 03, 7:03pm

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