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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
CityPittsburgh
StatePA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Laser Engraved Titanium Cup
Most CO2 lasers can mark on bare aluminum and titanium, but need to have a special marking solution applied before hand. To mark directly on these metals, you need a ytterbium fiber laser, which ar...

In GEAR » Laser Engraved Titanium Cup...
September 03, 8:02pm

Re: Back Country Boiler and the StarLyte
Very cool, Dan. I'll look for the performance numbers tomorrow - should be pretty efficient!

In GEAR » Back Country Boiler and the StarLyte
August 25, 4:13pm

Re: Re: Wholesale Climashield?
Ron - favorite post ever. My first truck comes late this or early next month, packed with aluminum widgets. No garage, but a second bedroom. Still hoping to keep the wife. :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Wholesale Climashield?
August 09, 7:59pm

Re: Re: Lightweight Inflatable Sleeping Airmats - State of the Market Report 2011<br>Part 1: Important Factors When Choosing an Airmat
Yummm. BPL at its analytical best. Delicious.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Inflatable Sleeping Airmats - State of the Market Report 2011
Part 1: Important Factors When Choosing an Airmat

August 09, 3:07pm

Re: Instead of a GPS, the "BRIS sextant" weighs 15grams/0.5oz
I think I'm in love. Just brilliant.

In GEAR » Instead of a GPS, the "BRIS sextant" weighs 15grams/0.5oz
July 26, 6:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Gauging interest in a pack design
"Right now the HMG is my only pack. I hated having a ton of redundant gear lying around for specialized trips. I'd rather have a generic pack I can attach specialized pieces to. Of course,...

In GEAR » Gauging interest in a pack design
July 21, 3:29pm

Re: Re: Gauging interest in a pack design
Is this something along the lines of a smaller/lighter version of the "featureless" pack Ryan had been working on with HMG? I definitely like "featureless," sometimes like modul...

In GEAR » Gauging interest in a pack design
July 21, 2:34pm

Re: Re: M Kettle v. Backcountry Boiler...
Thanks! Edit: Oh, and fair enough. On it I am. :)

In GEAR » M Kettle v. Backcountry Boiler...
July 18, 9:20pm

Re: Re: Re: M Kettle v. Backcountry Boiler...
Thanks for the kind words, guys! Ken - how did the Boiler fare in the TGO article? I've asked for a PDF of their pages on the Boiler but haven't heard back yet. I'm dying to know. :)...

In GEAR » M Kettle v. Backcountry Boiler...
July 18, 8:24pm

Hendrik on Kickstarter!
Check it out - Hendrik Morkel of Hiking in Finland is making a video guide to ultralight backpacking - Ultralight A-Z! I helped him get it up on Kickstarter (starting a project is limited to US res...

In On the Web » Hendrik on Kickstarter!
July 04, 11:15am

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm