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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 re re re re etc
quoting karl marx? Really? ------------------------------------------------------- I will refer to Will Wilkinson's response below... :) "Even for those of us who came of age after 1...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 1:58am

Re: Rucksacks old and new
Nick, After reading your comments on the NF I bought one and for a day I was in love. Short honeymoon. The elastic bands on the outside pockets on mine are so slack the pockets are useless. No matt...

In GEAR » Whatever happened to rucksacks?
October 15, 1:45am

The Rational Son of the Carbon Flame War
Without out writing a huge dissertation, which I do not have the time to do, I will condense my thoughts/opinions/philosophy. If I use the term “man” or "he" it means men and women. ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 1:31am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
That was 235 years ago, when there was a lot more real opportunity. ------------------------------------------------------------ You are typing on one item that has untold number of opportunitie...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 14, 11:41pm

Re: Best Free Stuff?
David, They cannot steal your health, if you do not put it in your body... assuming they are bad for you. I have never eaten a chicken nugget, finger, strip, etc. I have eaten a whole chicken...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Free Stuff?
October 14, 6:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
Which prompted my question about finding people willing to defend it. ---------------------------------------------------------- "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, g...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 14, 5:44pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
Travis, Most of the places we have fought in since WWII are not the proper function of our military. The military is to protect us, not force our will on other countries. Another debate of cours...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 14, 5:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
Tom, I did not say no government. We need limited government. We need a government that protects our basic rights, which includes a judicial system and a military. We pay for these things, it is in...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 14, 5:02pm

Re: Stealing and Ethics. definitions.
Boy, kinda ridiculous for some ketchup packets, huh? ------------------------------------------------------- I don't think so. A moral code is comprised of abstract principles. Each indiv...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Free Stuff?
October 14, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
Rick, No argument from me. The function of the military is to protect us from external enemies. Changing the world political structure with force is beyond this concept.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 14, 3:23pm

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