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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
CityPittsburgh
StatePA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Im in!
Thanks guys! Johnny, Brian and Jesse, you're on there. That's 25, but please keep 'em coming. 26 and beyond probably won't be in the first batch, but the more interest I get, the...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
Handle: right now it doesn't have a handle. I couldn't come up with one that I was satisfied with. The closest that I do have is the neoprene cozy shown in the video. It easily stays cool e...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 3:44pm

Boiler in action
Okay, so here's a video my sister took while we were out on a hike this January. This was just one of several short videos we took that day and wasn't really intended for promotional use. ...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 3:14pm

Re: me too
You guys rock! This community has to be the #1 patron for innovative lightweight gear. Okay, so Tim, Jerald, Cary (I'm honored to be your one purchase :)), Miguel, Daniel, Nicholas, John A.,...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 12:34pm

Re: Re: Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
Thanks Steve! I had you as "possibly" given our earlier conversations, but now you're definitely included. Maybe we can work out some kind of bartering agreement with those slick c...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 8:28am

Re: I want one.
Thanks Mike! You're on the list!

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 7:38am

Production problem solved
I learned something important this week: When a commercial spinning shop won't give you a quote in either the alloy OR the thickness you want, making a part that way on your own is going to be ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight Kelly / Storm / Volcano Kettle
March 05, 7:17am

Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
New Update: Finally available at www.theboilerwerks.com/pre-order (!) Edit: Thanks to everyone for showing so much interest in this kettle! To date, I've taken 50 reservations, and that'...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (ultralight chimney-boiler) reservations
March 05, 6:58am

Re: Why Should a Person Become a Member of BPL?
Because the articles, unlike the forum, are always about things relevant to backpacking! ;)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Should a Person Become a Member of BPL?
March 04, 12:15pm

Re: Know of any good volunteer organizations?
Hi, Angela. I can strongly recommend AmeriCorps - I spent a year building houses with Habitat for Humanity. I think the satisfying, outdoor, physical labor is particularly appealing to those of us ...

In Chaff » Know of any good volunteer organizations?
March 04, 8:04am

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm