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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: BPL Exclusive!
"I am Spartacus and so is my wife ! Now clear off! I played the Badfinger version to my wife, she was sure it was the Beatles..." Is Spartacus any relation to Badfinger?

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 14, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Maybe
"In the future, when we reap some more fruits of our international adventures, we will look back, again, and wonder how we missed the warning signs." The problem this time around is th...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 14, 6:20pm

Re: Re: Maybe
"The side we haven't heard from is the right wingers that want to give military aid to Ukrainians." If you go outside on a quiet night, you can hear faintly the banging of a sword ...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 14, 6:16pm

Re: Look
"I'm happy to continue reading about both sides of the coin." The Russian side of the coin is that we have expanded an anti Russian alliance to their very doorstep, conducted war g...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 14, 6:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: site redesign
"Written by Paul McCartney, was performed by the Beatles, but made famous by Badfinger." And the winner of today's trivia contest is.............. Nick Gatel!!!!!

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 14, 5:24pm

Re: A defense
"Please don't take my former, present and future critique personally" Have at it, Peter. This is, after all, CHAFF, and America is fair game, along with everything else that moves...

In Chaff » A defense
June 13, 10:25pm

Re: Reality
"During the last couple of years Russia has increased it's provocative actions towards the Scandinavian region." Why would Russia suddenly behave this way, after years of ever incr...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 13, 10:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Club membership"
"Guess I ain't in the club... :(" Au contraire, mon ami. But you're going to have to learn to drink beer. ;0)

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 11, 10:04pm

Re: Re: "Club membership"
"Good we're not taking this too seriously : )" Now, about that beer you offered to buy Kat and I when we sit down to sort this all out for Obama and Putin.... Ninkasi Tricerahop...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 11, 9:55pm

Re: Re: Re: The Problem with Our Media
"No analogy is perfect, but my gut tells me that historians will regard Putin’s reckless decision to invade Crimea much like Brezhnev’s mistake in Afghanistan—as the beginning of the end...

In Chaff » Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
June 11, 9:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

REI Peak UL
I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm