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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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DIYed headlamp on Kickstarter - Bosavi
Something I'm backing and wanted to share. Bosavi headlamp: up to 110 lumens (life: 23 hrs at 60, 70 hrs at 4), 2.1 oz w/ lithium battery, rechargeable by usb, not sure if it's regulated. O...

In Gear Deals » DIYed headlamp on Kickstarter - Bosavi
May 26, 7:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Anodising on Inside of Backcountry Boiler?
Hey Josh - it's wax-based lubricant. It won't hurt you, but I recommend leaving it to soak overnight.

In GEAR » Anodising on Inside of Backcountry Boiler?
February 19, 5:39pm

Re: Anodising on Inside of Backcountry Boiler?
Sorry about that Matthew! One of the final pranks the (now ex)manufacturer played was not rinsing that stuff out as they agreed to. It's a wax-based lubricant, so it should come out with some h...

In GEAR » Anodising on Inside of Backcountry Boiler?
February 19, 2:43pm

Re: Still Wating
Hey Guys - The last Boilers from that label batch will go out on Monday - you'll be able to follow the tracking number from those emails once USPS picks them up. As I hope the last Kickstar...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
February 04, 9:20am

Re: Congratulations, Devin!
Thanks, Gary. Likewise!

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
September 28, 3:22am

Re: congrats
Thanks for such kind words, Adam. It really wouldn't have happened but for the support from this forum.

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
September 27, 9:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
Hey Josh, David, Soon is still the word. I had hoped to have them out, but the shop ran into some problems with the machine used for one of the parts. They've been trouble-shooting for the p...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
September 27, 5:00pm

Re: Still waiting
Hey guys, I wouldn't worry about the grill taking a while to get to Canada. I had the same kind of delay with the Boilers I sent up there (USPS first class). Some of them took as long as four w...

In Gear Swap » Zia grills now for sale to members and guests
September 22, 9:47am

Re: Re: BPL Ads
Oh no. Do not want. One of my favorite things about BPL as a website is how aesthetically comfortable - really minimal - the pages are. No visual noise like these text ads that I have to try to ...

In Chaff » Ads inbetween Forum Posts
September 21, 7:02pm

Re: Fantastic Saw
Oh, Steve, this is super cool! Beni - Steve is basically an unmoved mover. The source for the connectors is himself.

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
September 10, 6:55am

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