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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: Re: Re: Re: Re: Easy to judge
In my mind, George Carlin said it best - The earth isn't going anywhere ... we are. So all this talk about saving the earth is really about saving ourselves (labeling it otherwise is really ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 29, 5:11pm

Re: Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
Wow, Manfred. Very cool trip. Next time you bring them to DC, please let me know. I'll take you all out to dinner!

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
June 29, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
"Doug, that is perfectly OK. I didn't expect you to understand much of this, and now you admit it." LOFL! Who says a curmudgeon can't have a sense of humor! [edited to delet...

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 7:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
"Peter claimed that there was a difference in the odor of 4 gram tablets versus 14 gram tablets. I didn't think that the actual material was any different, but that the packaging was quite...

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
Ha! Good try Bob. Did you major in obfuscation in college?

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 6:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
"So, Peter, apparently you are claiming that the 14 gram packaging is perfect." Ah, but Peter didn't claim any such thing. He made no claim at all in that respect, actually, but si...

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 6:29pm

She throws like a girl!
Kinda cool little PSA: http://digg.com/video/what-does-it-mean-to-do-something-like-a-girl

In Chaff » She throws like a girl!
June 28, 4:15pm

Blur your home on Google maps
I didn't know this. (Yup, surfing this afternoon, but not the kind Craig is probably doing....) http://www.dailydot.com/politics/how-to-erase-your-house-from-google-maps/

In Chaff » Blur your home on Google maps
June 28, 3:22pm

What beauty looks like
Fascinating article on what beauty looks like across the world. BPL software. Sigh. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/06/these-photoshops-of-the-same-women-suggest-beauty-sta...

In Chaff » What beauty looks like
June 28, 3:11pm

Re: primer on compression hose/stockings
NM

In GEAR » Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
June 28, 2:52pm

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