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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!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Alternative to MLD 850 ml pot
I'm getting less than $17 to ship to NZ for an MLD pot, first class mail. Doesn't, of course, include any fees on your end. FWIW. Of course, that $17 might be too much!

In GEAR » Alternative to MLD 850 ml pot
May 16, 9:29pm

Re: Trees
Susquehannock Trail, PA

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
May 16, 8:32pm

Re: Re: eVent Packa
Just regular zips, as far as I can tell.

In GEAR » AntiGravity Gear Raincoat
May 16, 7:14pm

eVent Packa
"An eVent Packa sounds heavy!" It is heavy! About a pound. Lucky I'm not an SULer! I haven't had a problem with rain dripping in through my pit zips. Can't really tell y...

In GEAR » AntiGravity Gear Raincoat
May 16, 4:41pm

Re: Re: Re: AntiGravity Gear Raincoat
I've got an eVent Packa, and I love it for cool/cold wet-weather packing. I used it on the Black Forest Trail (lots of steep climbs and descents) and it worked wonderfully. I certainly was swea...

In GEAR » AntiGravity Gear Raincoat
May 16, 2:39pm

Re: Re: More like walking briskly, not running....
"It's time to start running faster." Nicely put, except that I'd say that it's time to slow down. Slow down and ensure you learn from the experiences that add to your story...

In Philosophy & Technique » A philosphical question
May 15, 9:34pm

Re: What am I running away from?
Running away from? Nothing. I'm running because I'm trying to catch up to Tom Kirchner! Fast bugger, he is.....

In Philosophy & Technique » A philosphical question
May 15, 9:22pm

Re: Re: iPad wifi
Everyone has their own idea of what constitutes a good price. As k kohl says, new they're $699. Plus tax. The case is $39. Plus tax. And the buyer doesn't have to pay paypal fees, up to ...

In Gear Swap » iPad wifi
May 15, 4:58pm

Re: Cutting Firewood
I've carried my japanese pull saw on a couple of trips, and it works great. Went through 3-4" logs with minimal effort. I didn't bother cutting down the handle or anything to reduce th...

In GEAR » cutting firewood
May 15, 2:41pm

iPad wifi-SOLD
SOLD-Not backpacking gear, but thought I'd throw this up here before going elsewhere. Since I bought the 3G iPad, I'm selling my month-old iPad wifi. 64GB. Includes Apple's iPad case. G...

In Gear Swap » iPad wifi
May 15, 2:13pm

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