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Ian B. (IDBLOOM) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: Re: It doesn't matter
"Does that mean more juice than *just* the screen or literally more by itself than the screen? Can you just shut off the screen and use the viewfinder?" There's a sensor that autom...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 10:07pm

Re: Re: black diamond alpine carbon cork poles
I've purchased three pair although I donated my first pair to some lucky hiker at N. Cascades NP after leaving them there. I've found both the new and old version of the flick locks to be ...

In GEAR » black diamond alpine carbon cork poles
October 09, 8:50pm

Re: Re: Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
Greg, We were issued iodine tablets and I didn't see chlor floc in the field until the last few months of service. We found the nastiest looking water, and stirred up as much dirt into that...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 09, 8:41pm

Re: It doesn't matter
I can't speak for the RX100iii but I've found the viewfinder on the A6000 to be invaluable, although sadly at lower resolution than its predecessors. I find that I use it far more often th...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 8:27pm

LX100 vs M4/3 or E mount
Just wondering that if you're willing to spend enough money to buy an LX100 and are comfortable with a bulky P&S, why not just go mirrorless m4/3 or e mount for basically the same weight, s...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 7:52pm

Re: Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
I rarely use chemicals but I've seen Chlor Floc clear up some chocolate milk water. http://www.amazon.com/Chlor-Floc-Military-Purification-Powder-Packets/dp/B0002UCSEO

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 09, 3:19pm

Adios mini
For me, the new car smell has worn off with the mini. I'd rather deal with the extra bulk of the squeeze than read War and Peace while filtering water with the mini.

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 2:36pm

M Quilt
Behold! http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=218

In GEAR » M Quilt
October 09, 2:20pm

Re: New camera
If you're looking for something pocketable, although it's a great camera, I'm not sure that the LX100 is the best bet. By all means please buy one as I'd love to have someone I cou...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 2:14pm

Re: exotac weight
Clever idea. I suspect this will be popular among the EDC obsessed crowd.

In GEAR » fireSLEEVE by exotac - weight?
October 07, 6:59am

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm