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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: All friends here,not
Business as usual then free bump

In Gear Swap » FS:NEW Neoair Xtherm LARGE winter pad
December 12, 6:50am

Re: Which SteriPen Model?
Those batteries should be recycled and not going into the landfill. Carry on.

In GEAR » Which SteriPen Model?
December 11, 11:33pm

Re: Re: All friends here
"if you have feedback for a seller, please use PM" 'If something is available at a better price elsewhere, are you saying that information should be kept private? Why?' ...

In Gear Swap » FS:NEW Neoair Xtherm LARGE winter pad
December 11, 11:00pm

Re: Backpacking Solo?
Shouldn't someone be packing for a solo trip? Pack, not weaponry

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 11, 8:06pm

Re: MH Super Light Plasmic
Got a regular Plasmic from STP for $68.56 Rainy season here so will be able to test right away. I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks for all the responses.

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 11, 8:03pm

Re: Public Service
Used a poltice on a cat bite once, nasty. They're agents of Satan.

In Chaff » Public Service
December 11, 8:02pm

Re: Too many choices, rain jackets
My Precip wetted out in less than an hour. My Torrentshell from Pattagucci lasted about 35 minutes. No ponchos or parchos need to be even mentioned. Not going there.

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 11, 7:41am

Re: stiffening vents
MLD uses pieces of zip ties in their mid vents.

In Make Your Own Gear » stiffening vents
December 11, 7:09am

Re: MH Super Light Plasmic
Any thoughts on the regular Plasmic? I want more durability than the 15d face fabric.

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 11, 6:58am

Re: Down DWR advances not included
"I'll say that winter camping without DWR treated down like Down Tek or Dridown is omitting gear that could, at the least, make camp life and trail life warmer. " Yeah, all those l...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping
December 11, 6:06am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am