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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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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: eVent
Well, never did get back to anyone on these (Pro Grid Razor eVent), did I. They were okay, but it's too easy to get water in over the tops. Might be fine in low slush. I did one hike in them an...

In GEAR » Saucony Pro Grid Razor
June 10, 10:03am

Re: Re: WTB: Tarp
"I'd love to find out more about this company." I believe Franco has written about them before. Do a google search on BPL and you'll find all kinds of references to them.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Tarp
June 09, 4:46pm

Re: Not what I sighted up for
I moved into my neighborhood to live in my house, not to listen to my neighbors' children. I understand the need for parents to let their children outside at some point, but I do not want to ac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rapids, Wolves, and Winter
June 09, 4:43pm

Re: Re: Are you sure?
Never done the Smokies (on my list of todos!). On parts of the Virginia AT, there are tent pads at the shelters in case the shelter is full so it's more staying at the shelter and not necessari...

In Gear Lists » An evaluation of the gear I packed
June 09, 2:14pm

Re: WTB: Tarp
It might help if you didn't use words so open to interpretation. What size tarp are you looking for (decently large is different things to different people)? What's the most you're hopi...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Tarp
June 09, 1:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Hi again.
Josh, Okay, the tarp ;-) is yours. Please PM me to work out details, I don't do business through forum posts! I'm sending you a PM with this as well. Take care, Doug

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Hex Hammock Tarp-cuben
June 09, 9:59am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Trekking Pole Science
"LOL. We can add trekking poles to the list of "no go" topics around here." Well my work day was over, it was time to sit back. So I first fed my puppy and then turned on my...

In GEAR » Trekking Pole Science
June 08, 7:46pm

Re: Re: UV water treatment gone mainstream
"Only problem is it will be a closed system and won't have a user-replaceable battery." touche!

In GEAR » UV water treatment gone mainstream
June 08, 4:58pm

Re: Closset Clear Out
Recommend putting sizes on the shoes and other worn items to assist prospective buyers.

In Gear Swap » Closset Clear Out
June 08, 4:47pm

Re: UV water treatment gone mainstream
I'm waiting for the Apple iUV wand.

In GEAR » UV water treatment gone mainstream
June 08, 4:42pm

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