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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Gordon Smith

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Re: Sprint Aquatics
+2 Sprint Aquatics Mesh Shoes

In GEAR » Camp shoes - slip-on, substantial, light
August 15, 2:03pm

Defective Bush Buddy Ultra?
My new Bush Buddy Ultra arrived at my doorstep today. It's very nicely crafted as many of you have mentioned except for one thing. The fit of the top portion to the bottom is SUPER loose. Like ...

In GEAR » Defective Bush Buddy Ultra?
August 13, 11:04pm

Buck Mini 350
My favorite knife for backpacking is the Buck Mini 350. It weighs just about an ounce yet it has pliers AND scissors. Tweezers too. It's an ounce of pure usefulness. G

In GEAR » UL pocketknife - what blade do you carry?
August 13, 9:46am

Pullling a McCandless
Well, there's always the bow and drill option. Yes, I'd rather have a Firesteel. I'm just saying.

In GEAR » Firesteel vs. Bic
August 12, 8:31pm

Baking Soda IS found in nature!
"Baking soda is good to use on your teeth also but it is not found in nature." Er, well actually it is.

In GEAR » Sustainability in gear?
August 12, 8:23pm

"She said: "You get another shelter, I get an appliance." That's not a microwave my friend, that there is a bush buddy.

In Chaff » I get shelter, she gets microwave.
August 11, 10:41pm

Caldera Cone Hat
Yeah, that chap Jeremy from the Top Gear show has been sporting a Caldera Cone Hat recently. It seems to be catching on. G

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Math
August 11, 7:14pm

Firesteel vs. Bic
I see a lot of folks here on BPL mentioning they use a firesteel. I have a couple of these and I like them well enough but I honestly can't say I prefer them over a plain old Bic Mini. To m...

In GEAR » Firesteel vs. Bic
August 11, 10:02am


In User Test Forum » test
August 09, 1:10pm


In User Test Forum » test
August 09, 11:31am

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am