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Chad Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me I have been backpacking a little over 3 years now, but in that time I have logged a number of trail miles and went through a lot of gear trying to find my sweet spot. Now, thanks to cuben fiber, alcohol stoves, down and of course a better understanding, my TPW has severly dropped! My cold weather BPW is 9 - 10 lbs and my warm weather BPW is 5 - 6 lbs.
About 95% of the time I hike with family or friends and in the SouthEastern states. My favorites places to get away are anywhere along the AT as well as in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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White Box Stove
I am very happy with my White Box Stove and feel confident in recommending it. Inexpensive, tough as nails, easy to use and works great. I also agree with what has been mentioned already in that a ...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove
September 21, 11:05pm

Re: Rat Sack Woes
James, I am not David, but I do have 2 of his older model Outsaks. Large Outsak (Older model than on site I believe): http://sticksblog.com/gear/storage-stuff-sacks/outsak-animal-resistant...

In Gear Deals » Outsak Contest
September 18, 9:51pm

lighting stoves
For my alcohol stoves I use my Light My Fire Scout Model fire steel. I prefer it over other methods. Just have to be careful and pull back on the rod rather than swipe down with the striker so that...

In GEAR » What do you use to light your alcohol stove/fire?
September 11, 12:38pm

Ka-Ba Mini Dozier
I picked up one of the Ka-Bar Mini Doziers off of Amazon a while back and am happy with it. Since I got it, I decided to start leaving my Mora's home...ok, I bought it so I could leave my Mora&...

In GEAR » looking for a replacement knife
September 04, 7:14pm

Re: Is TT DR the only one?
Free-standing seems to be the kicker here. Right off the top of my head I cannot think of one, but maybe others here will. If you were to take free-standing out then that would open more doors for ...

In GEAR » Is TT DR the only one?
September 04, 7:58am

having recently coming across 2 Heine keg cans recently, I would love to pick this up from you, unfortunately though it would probably not be wise for me to ask for anymore money for gear at this p...

In Gear Swap » FS: Trail Designs Caldera Keg Heineken
September 03, 2:31pm

tying out to furniture!
I seam sealed my Skyscape Trekker indoors and I just used some string to tie it out to a few different pieces of furniture. Worked great, although you do at least have to have the room for the tent...

In GEAR » Seam sealing a Tarp Tent in an apartment
August 31, 7:19pm

Re: Re: 1/8" Evazote Pad aka GG thinlight 1/8"
I use mine on top of my Neo as well in the colder months. It works great as a little extra insulation! I have always "enjoyed" having my thick plush pad under me, but for weight's...

In GEAR » 1/8" Evazote Pad aka GG thinlight 1/8"
August 23, 5:34pm

Wow! That is awesome! Congrats. What is the weight of the tarp by itself?

August 21, 4:13pm

Re: thanks Stick!
Jason, I am really liking the wallet! Thanks again for the fine product! I will definitely get my use out of it! I posted about it on my blog. You can check it out here if you want: http:/...

In Gear Deals » *** Wa-ben (Cuben Wallet) free shipping ***
August 20, 10:51pm

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