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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!
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StateMaryland
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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
"What is your overall impression?" Love mine. I've worn it for a few days straight with no real stink, and I tend to stink. Seems very, very durable, much more so than you'd th...

In GEAR » World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
March 22, 7:56pm

Re: MYOG Pentagon tarp (poor man's trailstar)

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Pentagon tarp (poor man's trailstar)
March 22, 9:32am

Re: Re: Yep
"My concern is that Kindle format is what we called a 'closed' format, as opposed to 'open' formats like PDF or even TXT." But you can read PDF and TXT files on a Kindl...

In Gear Deals » Hijacked by Pencils
March 22, 7:27am

Re: Re: Pack compression - Millonas
"sounds like another of those "if there is a truck filled with birds, and the birds start flying inside the truck, does the truck get lighter?" questions. Answer, no. It weighs exact...

In GEAR » Pack compression
March 22, 7:11am

Re: 1.5 person inner in a duomid??
what don't you like about the MLD inner? If it's because you think it's too deep, just don't stake it out to its full depth, stake the back (side to back of the tent), and stake th...

In GEAR » 1.5 person inner in a duomid??
March 19, 7:44pm

Re: Re: Creative Clothing Solutions for GF
"I'm hot when I'm moving (Doug, insert joke here...)" Aw shucks, I'm sure you're hot when you're sitting still too.... :-) (and people say I don't follow orders...

In Gear Lists » Creative Clothing Solutions for GF
March 19, 7:26pm

Re: Nice!
I am impressed with specs of CB3" I have an original CB3, never used, that it doesn't look like I'll ever get a chance to use. This was from the original run of the shelter, I think...

In GEAR » Help: Tarptent Rainshadow 2 or Golite Imogene 3
March 19, 12:36pm

Re: Issues with Condition of Cook Set
Agree that it was misrepresented in the original for sale post. Seller should do the right thing and refund your money and pay shipping back to him, IMO.

In Gear Swap » Titanium Firefly Wood Stove w/Flexport, Titanium Cookset-Snow Peak 700ml w/ Caldera Cone ,12-10 stove, Ultralight Lid, and Caddy
March 19, 12:29pm

Re: The Sun Goes Around the Earth...
I was chatting with a European friend a number of years ago, and he said to me, "You Americans think the world revolves around the U.S. instead of the sun!" I felt the need to correct ...

In Chaff » The Sun Goes Around the Earth...
March 19, 9:27am

Re: inflatable sleeping pad
I've got a Synmat UL7, medium, excellent shape, used a handful of times. I'd sell for $110 plus actual shipping (your choice on what kind of shipping - insured overseas can get quite expens...

In Gear Swap » inflatable sleeping pad
March 19, 7:44am

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