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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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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: one of many
"It takes a gifted liar to utter that as the President of the US with a straight face." All politicians are liars. It just takes a gifted one to get elected president....

In Chaff » I Think Fidel Would Disagree...
January 26, 3:27pm

Re: An inquiry for BPL people in central Texas
"I am not confident that this is the right category for this post but surely someone will correct me if necessary." I'm sure someone will correct you even if it's not necessary...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » An inquiry for BPL people in central Texas
January 26, 3:00pm

Arcteryx Cerium LT
For anyone who has one and has used it, have you had problems with a lot of down escaping from the jacket?

In GEAR » Arcteryx Cerium LT
January 26, 2:55pm

Picky Bars
Has anyone else tried these? So far I've tried one flavor, and it's one of the, if not the, best tasting bars I've ever had. I've ordered the mixed pack so I can try others.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Picky Bars
January 26, 2:37pm

Re: Re: USPS
"All sorts of things get mailed that are not supposed to. Without incident. A lot. Just sayin'" Yup.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 2:05pm

Re: Esbit and USPS
Scotch (alcohol) is in a whole 'nother category. Not mailable, and then there are individual state laws about bringing alcohol across state lines. It's a bit of a joke, really. Edit to a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:58pm

Re: Esbit and USPS
See: http://pe.usps.com/text/pub52/pub52c3_010.htm I'm basing my answer on the belief that esbit would fall under category 4, flammable solids. You can ship it ground within the US, but y...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:50pm

Re: Esbit and USPS
Succinct can also be wrong. Technically, no, you can't. Of course, many people do it anyway.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Esbit and USPS
January 26, 1:46pm

TerraCycle
Has anyone ever heard of these folks? Seems pretty nifty - send them your hard to recycle trash and they'll either upcycle it or repurpose it, etc. https://www.terracycle.com/en-US

In On the Web » TerraCycle
January 25, 3:18pm

How to “trick” people into caring about nature
This seems like it'll be an interesting show, I hope it has success. http://www.salon.com/2015/01/25/how_to_trick_people_into_caring_about_nature/

In On the Web » How to “trick” people into caring about nature
January 25, 9:07am

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