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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: satire.
Roger, I enjoy a good joke too, but not at the expense of a person or group. Satire is wonderful if done in good taste. The US is a very wealth country, and there is a large disparity between...

In Chaff » THE WRATH of the Almighty - Mark My Words!!
March 23, 2:44pm

Re: Re: Ha Ha
Good is the greatest enemy of Great

In GEAR » Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
March 23, 11:08am

Re: Re: Re: Again, wow
"this is coming from somebody whose REI membership number has only six digits" Maybe he can get us 6-digit people and extra discount, or even have scales installed in all the new store...

In GEAR » Friendly expertise on camping. Please READ!!
March 23, 12:18am

Re: satire.
Konrad, My point is that people ARE offended by the use of these terms, and Ben decides not to take ownership of that. To him, it's "satire", it's not bowing to those "PC&...

In Chaff » THE WRATH of the Almighty - Mark My Words!!
March 23, 12:09am

Re: Epitaph for Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
Richard, A circular reference is much preferable to a "Unrecoverable Application Error" or a "General Protection Fault" (for us old-timers).

In GEAR » Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
March 22, 11:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "THE LINKS"
Wait...what's wrong with hearing voices? Nothing. But Adaware and Spybot will not eliminate them.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Annoying links in our text
March 22, 11:35pm

Re: Why don't you like your Montbell windshirt
I think Ben did a good job reviewing it. A couple things to add... The Montbell is very athletically cut. I am a 'medium' size, but like shirts and jackets in large. A large MB fits very...

In GEAR » ANOTHER wind shirt thread
March 22, 11:31pm

Re: Re: "THE LINKS"
Eric, We thought YOU had a virus. But it is apparent your COMPUTER is infected with Malware or similar. Do an Internet search for Adaware and Spybot. They are free. Download and run them. The li...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Annoying links in our text
March 22, 11:08pm

Re: Hmmm
Ahren, I think you just stepped into a hornet's nest. Probably would have been best for you to hang around a few months to capture the breadth and width of the expertise here. Unless you are...

In GEAR » Friendly expertise on camping. Please READ!!
March 22, 10:57pm

Re: Houdini?
I have been using a Montbell windshirt for a couple years, and everytime I put it on, I remind myself how much I hate it. I finally bought a Houdini and after one trip it is absolutely great.

In GEAR » ANOTHER wind shirt thread
March 22, 1:47am

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