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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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Update on Jetboil Warranty
So, today I got my burner unit back from Jetboil. From the date that they received the stove burner, to today, it has been 22 days (including "non-buisness days"). I only say this because...

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
September 13, 3:12pm

ZPacks Hexamid
Sounds to me like Sean has either never used a Hexamid, or just didn't understand how to. I am another satisfied Hexamid Solo Plus tarp & Hexanet user, and I am quite sure that you will ...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
September 13, 7:22am

Re: Sizing
Stephen, I think it is pretty true to size, however, that is a tough question to answer as there are so many opinions on that. So, here are some of my rough measurements that may help some: Ches...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 12, 5:58pm

Cat Cut on ZPacks tarps
If I am not mistaken, ZPacks used to list cat cut as an option when buying their flat tarps. I just looked and it's not there anymore, but I feel sure it was at one time... Maybe I am wrong. ...

In GEAR » Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
September 12, 5:39am

Re: Quilt for Washington
Like kev, I also used a 35 F Prodigy from Enlightened Equipment on a 7 day Olympics hike in which it rained every night but one. Not to mention all the other times I used it here in the Southeast w...

In GEAR » Quilt for pnw on pct
September 12, 5:31am

It's here!
So, my Anorak showed up today! And it is all that I hoped it would be. The fit was great, the sleeves are long enough, and the loft is what I would expect. Weight on my size large is 6.6 oz sans st...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 11, 6:53pm

Re: Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
I agree, with my cuben 10 x 6.5 rectangular flat tarp from ZPacks, I cant get a super tight pitch when setting it up in A frame. A cat cut would definitely help that though. But, that's ok beca...

In GEAR » Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
September 11, 10:14am

Re: EL Anorak Down Fill Weight...
I got an email today from Montbell stating that the current specs are correct. The initial specs were based on a pre-production model. But, they assured me that all that have been shipping out are ...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 09, 2:29pm

EL Anorak Down Fill Weight...
I am still waiting on my Ex Light Anorak to show up from ProLite Gear... hopefully by Wednesday! Anyway, in anticipation, I was browsing the Montbell site (again) today, and clicked back on the ...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 08, 7:32pm

Re: Cleaning Sawyer Mini After Long Periods
I would suggest backflushing it with a couple of syringes of clean water, and if all is going well, dilute a little bit of bleach in some more water and give it a few good backflushes with the solu...

In GEAR » Cleaning Sawyer Mini After Long Periods
September 07, 9:50am

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