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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: Etiquette - On the Forums, and Life in General
Of course you haven't heard of Mr. Wizard. That was a TV show in the US when I was a kid in the 50's. Mr. Wizard introduced kids to science. And, of course again, this is not to be confu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Etiquette - On the Forums, and Life in General
June 11, 12:48pm

Re: Where do you donate still-useful backpacking stuff?
I have given gear to scout groups, but unfortunately the local group here wasn't interested and I shipped to other groups. Packing and taking to UPS was a pain. If you don't mind shipping s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where do you donate still-useful backpacking stuff?
June 11, 10:22am

Re: Re: Re: BRS-3000T: body temperature measurement
How hot is the canister? That is the important question.

In Gear Deals » $11 - lightest available canister stove: BRS-3000T Ultra - light 25g Miniature Stove Burner
June 10, 11:53pm

Re: Metalized CF
I don't see any advantage of a metalized enclosed shelter. The only purpose for the metalized version would be to keep cooler in hot weather, where a tarp that could be pitched high would work ...

In GEAR » Aluminized Cuben Fiber - Aluminium Outside or Inside For Desert Use
June 10, 10:12pm

Re: Aluminized Cuben Fiber - Aluminium Outside or Inside For Desert Use
John, I have done a lot of testing. Aluminum side out during the day makes a big difference. At night, turning inside out does nothing to retain heat. I should note that my testing of sh...

In GEAR » Aluminized Cuben Fiber - Aluminium Outside or Inside For Desert Use
June 10, 9:45pm

Re: Re: Still scratching my head
"..as to why they are releasing a pocketable camera that has internal 4k capabilities and selfie screen (carry over from the iii) that doesn't have an audio jack." Ian, They are...

In Photography » sony rx100 IV
June 10, 5:19pm

Re: Re: sony rx100 IV
Doesn't look like any major upgrades over the iii. Little more resolution in the view finder. More frames per second. Plus who knows what else. Hopefully it will drive down the price of the ...

In Photography » sony rx100 IV
June 10, 2:55pm

A solution
How about a commercial Gear Deal Forum for companies. They would only be able to post a deal if they are a paying BPL member. No special discount need be extended to BPL members. Seems like a si...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 10, 12:25pm

conspicuous consumption
"A custom McHale pack, LBP 37", roll top, full spectra- just for the sake of conspicuous consumption. (And a $1300 pack sure is conspicuous.)" I'll respectfully disagree with ...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
June 10, 10:21am

Does it matter?
There are probably a least a trillion to the 10th power more important things in life than worrying about gear deals, or gear swap, or BPL for that matter. Come on folks, it's an Internet fo...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 09, 5:26pm

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