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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale PNW
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!

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Re: Re: Re yes really
"So you cause REI the expense instead." I'm not seeing how. REI doesn't move a pair of shoes to discount because someone tried them on. Lots of folks go into REI and try on sho...

In Philosophy & Technique » REI
September 26, 10:50pm

Re: What would you make with this pantry?
Reservations..... Someone had to say it! Might as well be me... :-)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What would you make with this pantry?
September 25, 9:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tracking and storage of all your internet "habits"
Greg, From what I can tell from the Disconnect website, there isn't a lot of difference between the two. Both allow you to block ads and trackers. Both allow you to block by category, indivi...

In Chaff » Fresh Air with Terry Gross
September 25, 9:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tracking and storage of all your internet "habits"

In Chaff » Fresh Air with Terry Gross
September 25, 10:46am

Re: Re: Re: MLD on FaceBook
See: and The big thing to remember is that if you log in to your account within the 14-day window (maybe longer by now), y...

In Chaff » MLD on FaceBook
September 19, 11:55am

Car camping - Solar questions
I'm planning (as much as I plan, anyway) to drive around the country for a few months, camping along the way. I'm considering bringing a small refrigerator (Engel fridge/freezer, maybe the ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Car camping - Solar questions
September 18, 7:53pm

Re: Re: Meyers Briggs type
Just took it. Mine came out DICK. But then, you already knew that, didn't you.

In Chaff » Meyers Briggs type
September 15, 10:20am

Re: September Elleventh
Thanks for sharing Ian. I was at National Airport waiting to board a plane that morning. We could see heavy smoke in the distance, we would find out later it was the Pentagon. We all watched the T...

In Chaff » September Elleventh
September 11, 12:37pm

Re: Re: "Warm when wet"
Two interesting articles, I think.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "Warm when wet"
September 10, 11:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Mattress shopping
"We'll probably go with a foam mattress the next time around. Flip the mattress every six months and budget for a replacement every 5-10 years." Not supposed to flip memory foam ma...

In Chaff » Mattress shopping
September 07, 12:37am

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