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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
My Website URL
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: Re: Re: The Limitations of "isms" -- @ Tom
"We've always been taught (thanks to Adam Smith) that letting individuals make their own financial decisions will lead to the benefit of the entire society as a whole." Society is ...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 9:48pm

Ben, Some very thoughtful posts. I too am a student of history. Probably one of the most important subjects in education, and life-long continuing education. History can help analyze the past...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 9:36pm

Re: Showing All 92 Pages...
Ben, You just need a faster computer and bandwidth.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
March 13, 6:32pm

Re: Nick
Its a ULA Conduit. That picture is a few years old, I should put something else up there. Would a picture of Lady Gaga enhance my image?

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 8:24am

Re: Back on Topic
Kevin, I remember the Japanese "junk" even before transistor radios. The stuff was a joke. And then later, I remember some of the best camera and stereo equipment came from Japan. Actu...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 8:18am

Re: Flame throwers at the ready....@Nick
Tom, My post was not about me. It was about poverty in America. It was about poor people, the good, the bad, and the indifferent. It was about my statement that in America, people do not have to...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 8:08am

@ Tom
Tom, Calm down, you are going to have a heart attack. Lets keep this on a conversational level. The comments about Scandinavia was in response to their high tax rate and excellent society. ...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 6:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Buying Carbon from China
Bob, Agree.

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 12, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Buying Carbon from China
"Like you I've no college degree" Well you would be surprised what is taught and not taught in colleges today. When I finished my last two years, it required almost no study at all...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 12, 3:36pm

Re: Buying Carbon from China
Matt, To build a motor requires that reality exisits, the ability to reason, logic to support that reason, and rational ethics to tell you what principles to act on to implement your course of a...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 12, 3:24pm

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