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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale PNW
About Me Loves me some hiking.
My Website URLhttp://nwtrailbum.com/

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All Forum Posts by Ian B.

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Re: Re: 2015 Perseids
Thanks all. "100 per hour" wasn't what I experienced but I don't remember having to wait more than five minutes after we saw our first one. Some of them were pretty spectacula...

In On the Web » 2015 Perseids
August 13, 4:15pm

2015 Perseids
Here's my time lapse video from last night. Thunder showers hit the Blue Mountains last night so we drove to the Goldendale Observatory instead. We were there with 100ish other people and a...

In On the Web » 2015 Perseids
August 13, 12:41pm

Re: Fotodiox Tough E Mount
I haven't had a problem with lens wobble but I only use a 16mm prime 90% of the time. Also don't know about light leak, smells a bit like marketing through fear mongering, but who knows, m...

In Photography » A6000
August 12, 6:00pm

Try Exed
Exped made that pad for REI and the valves are the same. Contact them and see if they'll mail you the valve flapper thingy.

In GEAR » REI Flash air mattress problem
August 11, 2:24pm

Re: Sawyer limited release UTB editions mini
Adam, I'm interested in the kiestered filter but only if it's the now collectible version that was produced in Colón, Panama. If not, I'll pass... and hopefully so will the filter.

In Gear Swap » FS: Sawyer Mini
August 10, 1:45pm

Re: No insulation
After DXing my hard shell for a poncho, Prophet for Core, and a few other changes, I'm not sure if I've reached the SUL threshold yet or not. The acronyms may not be worth much but all thi...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
August 10, 1:39pm

Bravo!
Funny!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Evolution of Packweight for a Typical BPL'er ... warning, not serious at all
August 10, 7:53am

Re: CT gear reflections
Can't wait to hear about your CT hike. 30 days of rain... wow. I'll need to try hiking with an umbrella one of these days. Did you rig it up hands free? After hearing about the...

In GEAR » CT gear reflections
August 09, 7:52pm

Re: Re: Core
Jeffs, Well I'm overweight therefore naturally insulated so that helps. But, I'd rather be skinny and pack a puffy so there's that. Diet moves slowly along... Only clothing I...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
August 07, 4:28pm

Re: The Core has landed
Just received mine in the mail. It was shipped two weeks after ordering which is as advertised. My size large 1700ci pack weighs 7.9oz which is .1oz under advertised weight. Shock cord adds ...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
August 07, 3:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm