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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: WTB: 2-3 person 4 season tent
Save your money and buy a quality used item on Gearswap. How much of a budget does very, very limited budget translate to in dollars? Do you really need a three person or will a two do just fine...

In Gear Swap » WTB: 2-3 person 4 season tent
November 20, 7:27am

Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 4
Thanks Eric.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 4
November 20, 7:06am

Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
Art +1

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 19, 12:31am

Re: Where to cut down
If you like a specific tick removal tool I recommend the Pro Tick Remedy. Way lighter than the Tick Key. Never had much luck removing them with a SAK tweezers http://www.tickinfo.com/protickre...

In Gear Lists » Where to cut down
November 18, 6:55am

Re: PNW GGG
I hope to make this one myself. Anywhere.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone up for a Western Washington UL GGG?
November 17, 1:32pm

Re: Latest survey for BPLrs
Kindred spirit. I think we would have got on.

In Chaff » Latest survey for BPLrs
November 16, 9:13pm

Re: Cool new video from the CDTC
Too slow. 2 minutes in and I got the info for a 30 second spot. Got bored. Photos are mediocre also. But glad the CDTC is here.

In On the Web » Cool new video from the CDTC
November 16, 1:22pm

Re: Re: ULA Circuit roll top vs drawstring
"The one thing I would change next time is to get the entire pack made from the Robic fabric, none of the black trim fabric." +1 Should have done that with my custom one recently. Grea...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit roll top vs drawstring
November 16, 9:12am

Re: Drawstring Fan
I converted my Starlite pack to a drawcord. There is enough slack in the top when cinched up to fold it over once and secure with the top strap eliminating that hole on the top that some people fre...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit roll top vs drawstring
November 16, 9:03am

Re: Latest survey for BPLrs
They say they will read all comments. Survey gives you a comment section that allows you to leave a rather lengthy reply. But anyone who doesn't realize that it is marketing faff deserves to...

In Chaff » Latest survey for BPLrs
November 16, 8:25am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am