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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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Re: Quilt with integrated hood this is probably your best bet IMO

In GEAR » Quilt with integrated hood
February 06, 8:25am

Re: Maybe Chaff?
"And if you pay mega bucks for a pack, is the maker a god?" i guess, the chosen ones will defend him to the death, and the non-chosen just don't get it.

In Philosophy & Technique » Maybe Chaff?
February 03, 8:40pm

Re: Craig Ramos - Phishing
i received the same email this morning. hacked

In Chaff » Craig Ramos - Phishing
February 03, 12:37pm

Re: selfish - a secret place
man, gotta move to NM, i do most of my backpacking and hiking there and i rarely see another person. In the past I have just looked at maps and picked a route. the more you research, the more you&...

In Philosophy & Technique » selfish - a secret place
February 03, 8:25am

Re: Re: How to get all the things of a Trangia I like but just smaller and lighter
Rand has the answer for you. ( i was going to say "call Rand") If you could get away with a cone, you could use your trangia burner that simmers, and your stacking pots but not have th...

In GEAR » How to get all the things of a Trangia I like but just smaller and lighter
February 03, 7:23am

thanks man

In On the Web » Phenomenal HD Time Lapse video of Yosemite
January 31, 1:47pm

punk rock windshirts
alright eugene, craig, and the punk rock windshirt crew. as you can imagine i'm feeling pretty bummed about not getting out to the GC in april. So in my lame-ness i've been looking at t...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon- Double Crossing aka "Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim"- BPL Group Run
January 31, 8:37am

Re: Re: Music is your only friend
I haven't bought a CD in years either.. I've never been a big fan of music videos,( some early MTV was cool, especially robert palmer and peter gabriel), but i do miss the awesomeness of...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Music is your only friend
January 31, 8:25am

Re: 2 clicks
ahhhh, Dan, just incase you missed the first line in my last post here, I respect your packs. I understand that you are a fully custom builder and that you want someone to call you so that you c...

In GEAR » If you could only have one pack Part 2
January 30, 8:04am

Re: $800.00
dan, i respect your packs and i'm sure they are nice. but... I find your website very hard to navigate or understand and i seriously doubt i could get a clear price in just 2 clicks.

In GEAR » If you could only have one pack Part 2
January 29, 12:16pm

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am