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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!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: From a fellow side sleeper
"I'm a side sleeper - actually a very athletic rotisserie sleeper." So all you need is someone to baste you throughout the night?

In GEAR » Need help from side sleepers please
April 05, 9:04pm

Re: Re: Re: From a fellow side sleeper
"That's what you get for sleeping alone. In Yucatan they weave a double for couples called the "matrimonial", and all I can say is that whoever came up with that work of art dese...

In GEAR » Need help from side sleepers please
April 05, 9:03pm

Re: From a fellow side sleeper
"At home, on my Tempur-pedic I only sleep on my side ( to side..to side...). In my hammock I sleep like a baby." Funny, exactly the same for me. Tempur-pedic at home (which I love), an...

In GEAR » Need help from side sleepers please
April 05, 7:58pm

Re: How to cross a Mud Bog with grace
Wow. Amazing how klutzy some folks can be!

In Chaff » How to cross a Mud Bog with grace
April 05, 3:19pm

Re: RE: Fusion 50/Kalais, Fusion 65/Aquilo
"But note that if you have a short torso, the Aquilo's capacity is only 50L in the "small" size" True, but you can always ask Matthew to extend the roll top to increase c...

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 05, 1:36pm

Re: New allergy.....to tick bites.
Interesting article: http://www.allergycapital.com.au/allergycapital/Tick_allergy.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New allergy.....to tick bites.
April 05, 9:42am

Re: Vegetarian Recipes Website Rec?
Kitchen Treaty is a great website, lots of veggie recipes, lots of crockpot recipes. Here's a couple to get your started: http://www.kitchentreaty.com/?s=pumpkin+chili I'd also recommend...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Vegetarian Recipes Website Rec?
April 04, 7:50pm

Re: How to use your trekking pole strap
Never used them on the poles, but I had poles that included them, so I made some MYOG banana slings with them and a bit of cuben. That's not weird, is it?

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 04, 6:54pm

Re: Re: Re: windows xp replacement ?
"I am sold on the Mac platform" Yeah, me too. I add two things beyond what some folks have mentioned above as far as security: 1. A program called Little Snitch, which I find indisp...

In On the Web » windows xp replacement ?
April 04, 6:26pm

Re: windows xp replacement
Hi Leigh, It really depends on what you mean by everything when you say you use it for everything. I use my iPad for everything, I just don't ask that much of it. You can certainly do secure...

In On the Web » windows xp replacement ?
April 03, 6:04pm

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