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kevin davidson (kdesign) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mythical State of Jefferson
About Me je suis un alpiniste, skieur de randonee, marcheur ultra léger, dessinateur d'intérieurs, et connoisseur de microbrew.
moins c'est plus!
Cityune petite ville dans l' ouest
Countryétat libre de l'Orégon
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The return of PJ the Pooh
Hi, PJ. Welcome back! Don't totally be BPL Forum Poster Emeritus. :-)>

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN Adventurer Water Purifier REVIEW
July 23, 9:49am

Serious? Not very...
I've comfortably used a Firstlight in the slightly more Water Resistant Spanish Pyrenees... Give a trip report after you come back, Miguel. If you've been following the Tour----that w...

In GEAR » BD One Shot
July 23, 1:37am

is relative...
...естественно

In GEAR » BD One Shot
July 23, 1:13am

Moving Forward, of course----дождь в Испании падает главным образом на равнину.....
...где Эпическая ткань блокирует это. Каждый получает палатку, которой они заслуживают A tent review in Sumerian is n...

In GEAR » BD One Shot
July 23, 12:44am

one good non-Western writing system deserves another and can we now move...
קדימה

In GEAR » BD One Shot
July 22, 10:40pm

bottles and bibles
>>I'm not sure if I should take up religion or drinking.... How about Science? >:-)>

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
July 22, 10:00pm

New Brasher Carbon-Fiber Collapsible Poles
Perhaps a bit more refined than the Ti Goat Poles, being triple sectioned andwith something like the superlative Black Diamond Flicklock style of adjustment. Although heavier than Ti Goat, they st...

In GEAR » New Brasher Carbon-Fiber Collapsible Poles
July 22, 8:57pm

strokes for Miguel
Sounded fair and comprehensive to me. Shame your'e not taking the Arctic Pack----imagine Customs' face when you detached the dry bag and dumped the contents all out at once on the counter. ...

In GEAR » Anyone bought/tested Golite Lightspeed Pack
July 20, 6:45pm

3x bags---Truth or Dare
Stephenson developed leading-edge concepts and materials in tents, packs, insulation pads and VB clothing, back in the day, but genius though Jack was, he got it wrong (IMHO) when it came to full t...

In GEAR » Warmlite Triple Bags
July 20, 5:49pm

Bada Boom...
“The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.” ----Samuel Clemens (as Mark Twain)

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
July 20, 10:19am

All Reader Reviews by kevin davidson

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Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
In the Sub one pound category of packs made specifically for backpacking, this is probably the finest blend of form and function---a "practical" SUL Pack that is still composed of lightweigh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 22, 9:53pm

Backpacking Light Firelite SUL-500 Cookpot
...but I do actually own one of these puppies, so I'll chime in. It's thin, thin, thin and I could squeeze a significant dent into it, in my hand. You don't get this extreme level of light...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 17, 12:55pm

Playpus 2L Big Zip
It's never leaked in it's 1 1/2 years of use and have come to trust it. I generally use this on group trips where it's nice to have larger volumes of purified water on hand in camp situati...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
July 15, 9:01pm

Platypus Platy Reservoir
The dedicated hydration systems by Platypus are more reliable than the "retrofit" of the resevoir into one. The Big Zip is far better to the purpose.

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
July 15, 8:54pm

BackpackingLight.com
Very efficient and friendly CS from BPL. Addie (and Ryan---when A. is on vacation) runs a tight ship----my questions and requests have been handled very promptly and services like running down to the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 14, 3:02pm

BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
Another preliminary review focusing on fit, features and construction. Although many of you might be more attracted with the (on paper) 1 oz. savings of weight of the Cocoon Hooded Pullover, the Pr...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
July 12, 10:13pm

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Pants
I got these to supplement my aging Golite Synergy pants---they have several things going for them. They are very light, very water resistant and have partial leg zips to ease putting on over shoes or ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 06, 12:12pm

MiniBullDesigns SSBIT
Another very fine MBD alcohol stove. This one is a pressurized top jet design that produces a flame narrow enough to use with Heine and Foster can/pots. It was ostensibly designed to retrofit Esbit s...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 06, 11:51am

ULA Equipment
Brian is not only a great designer of packs, but a great sewer, too, when the seamstress brigades of Logan, UT are fully engaged. He also has entertained us over the last few years with on-line diarie...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 05, 9:30pm

MiniBullDesigns Stealth (ver.1)
This fierce but absurdly light (.23 oz.) little side-burner is great for boiling water in a Snow Peak 600 cup. Takes about 6 min. Burns for about 8 minutes or so on 1 oz. of fuel. This was an earli...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 02, 11:23am