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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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DWR Down: whats are folks thoughts now
My thought. Not needed. I agree with Western Mountaineering the the advances will be in shell fabrics that better protect the insulation whether it is down or synthetic. We always think we can ...

In GEAR » DWR Down: whats are folks thoughts now
November 02, 9:25am

Re: Engineering vs Liberal Arts
Majors are fine. My father in Law was one for a while.

In Chaff » Engineering vs Liberal Arts
November 01, 11:54pm

Re: Where are the fricking costumes!!!!
Our company gives us a $25 gift card to every employee that works Halloween in costume. Was a very fun day at work. In town the downtown merchants do a trick or treat thing down Main St. and there ...

In Chaff » Where are the fricking costumes!!!!
October 31, 8:59pm

Re: mugbowl
@ Adan. Do a Google image search for onion soup bowls.

In GEAR » Cant find a Mugbowl
October 31, 8:42pm

Re: Plastic soup mug
That mug only holds 8oz.

In GEAR » Cant find a Mugbowl
October 31, 7:30pm

Re: WOW you guys are awesome!
" I have to come straight home from work and stay with her..." It's like being grounded. Stay in your room, no TV. , lol... Hope Mom and you do well. Lived with my Mother-in-Law...

In Philosophy & Technique » Winter's coming...or, I can't get out as much as I'd like
October 31, 7:44am

Re: Sawyer Mini leaking with a Platy
Since this is a common complaint with the Squeeze I don't see why the Mini should be any different. The threads are incompatible. Though at one time Platy threads were the same. Just a littl...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini leaking with a Platy
October 31, 6:53am

Re: Gatewood Cape and/or Serenity Net Tent
Remind me not to do Gearswap business with joylesshusband, Ivo. Joyless husband, nice. Lucky her.

In Gear Swap » Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape and Serenity Net tent
October 30, 10:09pm

Re: Wearable sleeping bag

In Make Your Own Gear » Wearable Sleeping bag question
October 30, 8:57pm

Re: Flash Reviews No. 3
The plastic Melita 2 cup plastic cone that you get at the supermarket is 2.1oz MSR Mugmate .6oz Don't want to wait for Ryan's article? This should hold you over. http://www.backpac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 3
October 29, 7:08pm

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 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