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Nick Gatel (ngatel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Started backpacking in the 1960's and still going strong.
CityPalm Springs
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.popupbackpacker.com
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: Re: Big is a small problem, tall is a big one
Sarah, Boy do I know what you are going through! When my son was a sophomore he was 6'2" with size 13 shoes. By then he was an elite distance runner for his age group, and 120 lbs was a...

In Philosophy & Technique » SUL handicapping system for Safety concerns
April 02, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Candlepower!
Last year my neighborhood had several power outages, maybe a dozen over a 2 month period. Probably because of Jerry's inefficient employees (just kidding Jerry). Anyway, my wife and I ha...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 10:32pm

Re: Re: My Fantasy
Two words: dehydrated water. Now get working. :) ----------------------- Sorry, it might cause patent/trademark issues. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004057DI8?ie=UTF8&tag=bedro...

In Chaff » My Fantasy
April 02, 10:12pm

Re: Re: EU But Not US
Maybe the name might not go over well in the US?

In GEAR » TNF Sputnik?
April 02, 10:00pm

Re: Candlepower!
Craig, Aren't you supposed to be in Joshua Tree! The candle comment was "tongue in cheek." But your comment is well... a big part of why we have so many problems today. Famil...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 9:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Multiplier, CLF, and the lost of Freedom
"The utility companies can hire more people to work on efficiency rather than building new power plants." Isn't efficiency get each employee to be more productive? Hiring more empl...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 9:03pm

Re: Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
"We have blu ray because of SONY, not consumers" From what I remember, there were two "consumers," the entertainment industry and the end consumers. There were two standards,...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 8:51pm

Re: Re: The Multiplier, CLF, and the lost of Freedom
Jerry, Your last post is very good. It is good for employees to own stock in their own company. And of course a company must be focused on profit (both short term and long term). Short term prof...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Multiplier, CLF, and the lost of Freedom
"Watching CNBC, Reading Wall Street Journal,..., they emphasize short term events like a quarterly profit report and how it affects the stock price" Buying stocks is a personal investm...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 6:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Multiplier, CLF, and the lost of Freedom
Ken, Yes, I have been watching them closely. I am not big on electric cars... technology is not there. But Telsa, cars get 2-3 times the range of the next competitor. They are luxury cars, excep...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 02, 6:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Nick Gatel

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BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
Cool enough in 82F weather, warm in cool weather. Hood replaces light cap and light baclava. One piece of gear replaces several single items! Sizing is not 'standard.' But... if you review ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 09, 11:38pm

ULA Equipment
5/5 It seems that from earlier reviews, ULA has solved the communication issues with the addition of Casey to the staff, which must have solved that void. Not only was the communication great (t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 23, 1:49am