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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Re: Don't forget Dry Q Elite
>>> Check out Mountain Hardwear's line of Dry Q Elite fabric jackets. It is the just rebranded event membrane from the same exact factory. Realllllllly...? There just happens to ...

In GEAR » eVent jackets (again)
February 19, 2:54pm

Re: Re: Multi-Tool
>>> Why do the different tools all have to be attached? Why not? Plus, of course, the reasons that others have already mentioned. In fact I currently do carry a Leatherman Micra, ...

In GEAR » Knife features, uses
February 19, 12:54pm

weight/function
It's really about weight/function. People on this forum tend to be so well educated on outdoor gear that they start to get into the weeds sometimes. Face it, the difference in functionali...

In Philosophy & Technique » Square footage and ultralight practice: how much space does one person really need?
February 19, 12:16pm

Good for kayaking.
The Chesapeake is outstanding for gunkholing in a kayak, but as others have said you're not terribly close to exceptional hiking. Well, by eastern standards. Here out west a 4-hour drive is n...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Virginia outdoors?
February 19, 12:01pm

eVent jackets (again)
I've read through past posts, but the problem is that manufacturers' lines change about every year. Anyway, I'm finally ready to lay down some serious cash on a decent eVent genera...

In GEAR » eVent jackets (again)
February 19, 10:42am

Survivorman
I always strongly suspected that the interpersonal 'drama' on Dual Survival was contrived. I guess that if this was one of the issues of contention that I'd have to back him up on his ...

In Chaff » Discovery Channel Fires Cody Lundin.
February 18, 2:17pm

Multi-Tool
I want a multi-tool with: 1. small knife, ideally with a lock 2. tweezers 3. pliers 4. nail file 5. robust scissors Mind you I mean REAL scissors like on the Leatherman Micra, not the ti...

In GEAR » Knife features, uses
February 18, 1:18pm

Re: bagram
>>> Friends name is Lt Col Scott Russi....AF...... Name sounds vaguely familiar but, no, I don't think I know him.

In Chaff » Montana Mountain Man Arrested For Fishing Without A License (or was it taking the King's deer?) Because He Was Hungry.
February 18, 11:57am

UL != non-durable
My MLD Burn is, what, 12oz? and I find it hard not to believe that it will be soldiering on 20 years from now...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
February 16, 10:32am

Re: public option?
>>> I don't know if what I think is best is the so called public option I was trying to say a public option, not The exact Public Option for which Hillary Clinton was stumping. My...

In Chaff » Montana Mountain Man Arrested For Fishing Without A License (or was it taking the King's deer?) Because He Was Hungry.
February 16, 9:47am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm