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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: winter mitt layers
I'm a huge fan of the BPL VBL mitts, made by RBH. They were a critical part of my glove system on my winter Michigan trip - they go with me on every winter trip.

In GEAR » winter mitt layers
December 13, 7:57am

Re: BPA - A Controlled Study
I replaced most of my plastic containers with glass and stainless steel. Fortunately, nothing I drink comes in a can anymore. Thanks for the link, interesting stuff.

In Chaff » BPA - A Controlled Study
December 12, 6:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: how change avatar pic?
"Yours appears to have some German Shepherd in him (her?). Do you hike with him?" Probably, but no real idea. Shelter had no idea either. I'm told she probably has a lot of norwegi...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » how change avatar pic?
December 12, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: how change avatar pic?
Interestingly enough, same with yours. I see the new one if I look at your profile, but see the old one on your posts. BTW, how much does your pup weigh?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » how change avatar pic?
December 12, 3:16pm

Re: Re: Good question, wrong forum.
Oh, c'mon, we all know what happens when someone chases you with a hatchet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yrrw0wNLc2g

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: how change avatar pic?
Yeah, 'tis a strange thing, the BPL software. Always has been (well, for as long as I've been here anyway). FWIW, I see your new avatar if I look at your profile, but your old avatar on ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » how change avatar pic?
December 12, 1:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Serial podcast
"Maybe the last episode will be a cliff hanger to entice people to listen to season two?" No, season two will be a completely different story.

In Chaff » Serial podcast
December 12, 8:21am

Re: Public Service
A guy I work with (not making this up) was moving stuff around in his place one day, when his cat, very unexpectedly, bit him on the arm for no reason (well, I'm sure the cat thought it had a r...

In Chaff » Public Service
December 12, 8:19am

Re: Public Service
"Anyway it did go away (not by itself) but yes the doctor I saw probably still thinks that I died from it." I don't know Franco, your avatar is pretty ethereal, are you sure you di...

In Chaff » Public Service
December 12, 8:07am

Re: Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
I've got a New Trent 7000 mAh external battery pack I don't use anymore. It's in great shape, was only used a handful of times though it's a couple of years old so should still be i...

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 12, 7:53am

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am