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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
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Re: Re: Re: Ex Officio boxer replacement?
Odor resistant finish, whatever that means. They do as well as any other briefs I've worn.

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 07, 6:46pm

Re: Ex Officio boxer replacement?
After years of using the Ex Officio boxer briefs, I bought some Adidas climacool boxer briefs - $28 for two pair. They've easily become my favorite hiking briefs, and in my opinion outshine the...

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 07, 5:56pm

Re: but why?
J P: So I emailed the seller: "Curious what your reasons were for ordering a bag with this much goose down? Any ideal what the temp rating is, or how cold have you used it too. Thank you.&qu...

In Gear Deals » Ultimate Sleeping Bag
November 06, 8:31pm

The secrets botanists keep
Modern Farmer is one of the more interesting publications I subscribe to, even though I'm not a farmer. Interesting article: "Plant, mammal, invertebrate, it hardly matters; history has...

In On the Web » The secrets botanists keep
November 06, 7:22pm

Each Year Since the Recession, America’s Richest 1% Have Made More Than the Cost of All U.S. Social Programs
Interesting article. http://bit.ly/1wzU9SW

In Chaff » Each Year Since the Recession, America’s Richest 1% Have Made More Than the Cost of All U.S. Social Programs
November 06, 9:37am

Re: Hallway Swimming
Bad idea. You'd immediately start to sweat, and then you'd start to stick to the floor. Could get messy....

In Chaff » Hallway Swimming
November 05, 8:01am

Re: Oh Jerry!
The senate/house stuff is mostly meaningless, what i find more interesting is local ballot measures. some surprises here: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/11/the-united-states-o...

In Chaff » Oh Jerry!
November 05, 7:46am

Re: Re: Re: Oh Jerry!
"I'm no fan of the GOP but I seem to hate our government the least when the two parties are balanced." neither of the parties have been balanced for quite some time now.....

In Chaff » Oh Jerry!
November 05, 7:36am

Filter your water with a book
This is really pretty cool. http://www.salon.com/2014/11/03/ingenious_design_the_drinkable_book_doubles_as_a_water_filtration_system/

In On the Web » Filter your water with a book
November 03, 6:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Critical frogs
"It's a product of knowledge, experience, and understanding which is executed with discretion." Are we still talking about porn?

In Chaff » Engineering vs Liberal Arts
November 03, 8:40am

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