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Leigh Baker (leighb) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northeast Texas Pineywoods
About Me Nearly 60,but in better shape than at 40! Always hiked, love the outdoors and nature. Started backpacking just over 3 yrs. ago,fortunately began UL thanks to BPL. Also an avid paddler,and special education teacher.
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@Dale Ah, I see. Guess I was just thinking they'd do the "we can have it here by tomorrow,etc...." like they do on parts, but had I looked into it further I'd have discovered the ...

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 22, 2:19pm

re:A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
Interesting discussion. A quick google shows a 4 pk for 11.99 at O'Reilly auto parts,a bit better price break; don't know if those are national chains or regional, but we have them here.

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 22, 12:46pm

re: "Sticker bushes!! Help!!"
LOL Jen, why is it that I thought of you when I read the title to this post? Gotta love the desert!

In GEAR » Sticker bushes!! Help!!
December 22, 8:16am

re: animated avatars
OK, so I have to confess that I'm not a big fan of them either, by omg, without them this thread would never have come about, and it's ended up being so hilarious that I'm laughing so h...

In Community Support Forum » Disabling ANNOYING Animated Avatars?
December 21, 11:29am

re: Dehydrating experts
There are others here much more experience than I, but I don't see any reason given the ingredients you listed, that you couldn't dehydrate it and reconstitute as you mentioned. You didn...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating experts - need your help!
December 18, 6:40pm

re:"Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs."
"Live by example", that's been my experience with the folks I hike with that seem to carry too much. Over the past 3 years I've noticed many of them lightening up without my preac...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs.
December 14, 10:58am

sorry to hear
I hope you can get it resolved via PP as others have suggested. That's a lot of money to lose. I bought a couple of pair of mittens last year, but from EcoWool, IIRC.

In GEAR » PossumDown alert
December 04, 5:42pm

re; The whole world is my living room
Wow, looks like this thread went viral while I was at work today :-). A very interesting topic though. I'm hoping to retire at the end of the next school year (2015)and on a teacher's pensi...

In On the Web » The whole world is my living room
December 02, 6:16pm

re:"The whole world is my living room"
@Ian, I LOVE that, and I love her philosophy on "stuff". Think what the world would be like if more people felt that way! Thanks for sharing.

In On the Web » The whole world is my living room
December 02, 5:50am

knock a bit off the prices
for all items available

In Gear Swap » Couple of items on the sale block
December 01, 11:19am

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