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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
CityPittsburgh
StatePA
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Montgomery Kettle (now the Backcountry Boiler)
Thanks Steve! How wild is that? I will have my work cut out for me over the next several weeks. Dinner's on me next time I'm up there. :)

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (now the Backcountry Boiler)
June 11, 9:07am

Re: Re: Montgomery Kettle (now the Backcountry Boiler)
Thanks, Steve! I hope you and some of the other really early guys know that if you hadn't been there to say "yeah, that's cool," this probably wouldn't have gotten past the al...

In Gear Deals » Montgomery Kettle (now the Backcountry Boiler)
June 10, 2:56pm

Re: the material in the production model...
Jonathan - welcome to the world of MYOG! It's a long but potentially rewarding pursuit. I really recommend waiting for the next stormy night and taking this tent out in the back yard and sleepi...

In Gear Deals » Tent under 8.5 oz.
June 09, 3:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
Hey, hey, thanks Ken! I'm going to send out the "one week left" message to the mailing list tomorrow. I'd really like to get over the 500 backers mark. Not bad for a BPL MYOG p...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
June 02, 10:45pm

Re: compressing marshmallows?
You can totally compress marshmallows*, and you're very close to the right idea with the vacuum bag. A couple months ago, I bought a vacuum pump and bell to degas liquid silicone (to prototy...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » compressing marshmallows?
May 24, 12:55pm

Re: FS: Backcountry Boiler - 1st Gen
That's quite a deal, Doug. If all my money wasn't tied up in tooling for the next batch, I'd buy it back for $65. :) What number is it?

In Gear Swap » FS: Backcountry Boiler - 1st Gen
May 20, 12:43pm

Re: Shoes on elbows
Mike - the illustrations are obviously good looking, logically organized but relaxed and just... lightweight. I think that's the word I've been looking for. No extra details or text. Very f...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
May 20, 7:13am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Thanks Again! (and Again) and about Ti
You guys are relentless. :)

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
May 18, 10:02am

Re: Re: Thanks Again! (and Again) and about Ti
Thanks, Miguel. I know I need to get back to you about that second Boiler. I sent it over uninvited, so I'm really happy with any decision you make. If you have particularly deserving friend, f...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
May 18, 8:58am

Thanks Again! (and Again) and about Ti
Hey all! I feel like a broken record, but I can't really convey how thankful I am to this community for supporting the Backcountry Boiler (even before it was the Backcountry Boiler). I had the ...

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
May 18, 7:41am

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm