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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
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StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: response I got
"...which had been often overlooked in the past" This, really, is the crux of the matter, IMO. Life is full of rules, people would just like those rules enforced consistently. That is ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Rainbow
August 31, 8:49am

Re: I'm a Tosser
It's interesting, really. I took to hammocking immediately, no 'break in' period needed. The first time I ever backpacked with one was the best sleep I had ever had in the backcountry. ...

In Hammocks » Hammocks... For Log Sleepers Only?
August 30, 12:26pm

Re: Re: Spam
Hey Dan, BigRay wasn't talking about you, he was talking about the comment directly above his, from Billy. Don't be so quick to assume ;) Sit back and have another........etc. etc.

In Make Your Own Gear » TLUD Woodgaz burning stove
August 30, 9:40am

Re: Re: Just Back From Carson Pass
Ah, bike touring. Love it. Two buddies and I, when stationed in Europe, used to take most of our leave all at once and tour a different country on our bikes, unsupported, for three weeks at a time....

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My First Bicycle Tour
August 27, 6:42am

Re: Spammer
FWIW, why not make it easier on the moderators -- who do the moderating in their spare time for free -- and instead of just posting SPAM where they'd have to come across it, click on the red fl...

In GEAR » Water filter comparisons
August 26, 9:07pm

Re: Hexamid twin
Hi Brian, Not sure of the dimensions, but I believe it's just a regular twin ground sheet sewn in. Next time I set it up I'll measure it and let you know. Netting is attached to the edge...

In GEAR » My new modded Hexamid Twin
August 22, 12:21pm

Re: Detachable net and ground sheet
Hi Jeremy, Can't really answer your question as I don't sew at all. I know someone on here posted a custom bugnet for their Hexamid not too long ago. You might consider that route.

In GEAR » My new modded Hexamid Twin
August 20, 6:35am

Re: Re: Hammock tarps
"I'm kind of surprised that there's not more info on this MLD UL tarp online either there or here." It's a very new product, just came out this year. In fact, I think it ju...

In Hammocks » UL Hammock Tarps w/ Adequate Coverage
August 20, 6:32am

Re: Re: Hammock tarps
Lawson Kline makes some cuben tarps, including square tarps you could use for such a purpose over at Mountainfitter.com. He'll do custom work as well. Made me a hammock tarp that I love, but it...

In Hammocks » UL Hammock Tarps w/ Adequate Coverage
August 20, 6:30am

RBH is now using cuben
Anyone else get the following from RBH? Seems interesting! (I have nothing at all to do with RBH! Simply on their mailing list from a prior purchase) "RBH Designs is excited to announce it&...

In GEAR » RBH is now using cuben
August 13, 8:41am

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am