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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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Re: maha are good
So, I have ordered the eneloop batteries with the charger. If I were to order the MH-C9000 to use in place of the stock charger what should be the first thing I would do with the batteries on the i...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 5:46pm

Re: Black Rock Gear
I have one of Evans original BRG down hats. Great customer service here too...I exchanged a few emails with him before ordering and he was very prompt and answered my questions. Shipping was quick ...

In GEAR » Black Rock Gear
February 26, 2:57pm

Maha Chargers
Those Maha chargers are nice...but they are a little pricey...I will keep this charger in mind if I decide that I like the eneloop batteries better than buying all the lithium batteries...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 2:53pm

Ti Eye stakes
I am a happy user of Lawson Kline's 7" Ti stakes. A while back he had some of the Ti-Eye stakes that helped solve the problem with the rotating head on the shepherd hook stakes. Unfortunat...

In GEAR » Titanium stakes
February 26, 2:00pm

Re: Re: Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
"So, I maintain a stock of different batteries here, L91, rechargeable, alkaline, etc. I pick the correct one off the shelf before each different kind of trip, and I do not carry spares."...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 1:26pm

No Free Lunch
They modified the chemistry to reduce the leakage, but "there's no free lunch" Thanks Jerry....I am curious if anyone else can comment on your response. Phillip, I would lik...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 11:21am

Re: Re.
Thanks Phillip and Tom. I am just going to order 4 of the eneloops with a charger and some of the Ultimate's too...if I like using the eneloops once I use the lithiums, I will just stay wit...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 10:30am

"optimized"
I am not saying that what the guy on YouTube said was right...but it raised questions for me. And really...I thought a battery was a battery...but obviously they are not... I will probably just ...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 9:55am

Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
So, I was lookinng around for information on the Fenix LD01 light last night and happened upon a few threads BPL...but it seemed many of these threads ended up being about the ZebraLight's (nam...

In GEAR » Batteries for a ZebraLight H51
February 26, 9:07am

Clarification
Ok...at a real keyboard... The last few summers I have been trying to find a shirt that I enjoy wearing during our hot months. That is in the SE so yep, hot and humid...there ain't no gettin...

In GEAR » Looking for a summer shirt
February 25, 7:09pm

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