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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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Re: Blisters
"It is well known that these issues are usually linked to poor hydration status. Dehydrated skin is not resilient. Many times I have started to feel some chaffing & taken it as a message t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 25, 8:13am

Re: Re: It pays to be small
Does this at all help explain why republicans have smaller ideas that are rarely supported by the weight of critical thought? Or is that something else entirely? ....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It pays to be small
October 25, 8:07am

Re: Ebola?
Daryl, you crack me up on so many levels....

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 24, 6:02pm

How to preserve smartphone battery life
This interactive guide shows you how to make the most of your phone's ​battery life. Just choose the make and model of your phone from the drop-down menu and learn how to stay juiced. http...

In On the Web » How to preserve smartphone battery life
October 23, 5:02pm

Embedded video?
I see the news roundup now includes embedded video. Is this only available to the creator of that feature, or is it now possible to embed video in forum posts?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Embedded video?
October 23, 1:59pm

Re: Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 2
Arrowhead Equipment has had a hammock chair for quite some time now: http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/store/p446/Bushman_Hammock_Chair.html (no weight listed though). I'm surprised no one ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 2
October 23, 1:57pm

There's a misconception that urine is sterile when it exits your body. It's not.
Interesting article. http://gizmodo.com/why-you-definitely-shouldnt-drink-your-own-pee-1648474064 How about it scientists (since this is not a scientific article).

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » There's a misconception that urine is sterile when it exits your body. It's not.
October 22, 8:56pm

Re: All these tiny places cause me to twitch
"If I was single with no children, I'd be OK with a studio place or a small 1 bedroom. But gah, no way do I want to live where my toilet is in my shower." My shower is my toilet wh...

In Chaff » Tiny house anyone?
October 22, 5:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Dog Jacket
Perhaps more helpful:

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
October 22, 5:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Dog Jacket
Not sure if they make them or just sell them, but they actually have a lot of dog products. I get a catalog just of their pet offerings! My pup, the queen, has two of their tempurpedic beds! Any...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
October 22, 4:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am