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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!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Kooka Bay NeoAir equivalent as warm, durable for weight?
Hey EJ, Not answering your question, but I wanted to chime in and say that I never had any problem with my KookaBay pad leaking. I had one of the down pads. Very well constructed. One of the ...

In GEAR » Kooka Bay NeoAir equivalent as warm, durable for weight?
November 27, 3:25pm

Re: Yes yes, we're all so much more advanced than those Damn yuppies.
"a few prayers at xmas does not a a priest make ;)" Good thing, those 'priests' are so often such boorish, insufferable know-it-alls....

In GEAR » Backpacker Magazine Opinions
November 26, 10:47pm

Re: yuppiness
Yes yes, we're all so much more advanced than those Damn yuppies. I mean, if you want a great laugh, this is from a Backpacker Magazine pamphlet: How to get ultralight: 1. Question everyt...

In GEAR » Backpacker Magazine Opinions
November 26, 9:04pm

Re: RBH Custom Cuben Winter Mitts
Gorgeous mitts! How much?

In GEAR » RBH Custom Cuben Mitts
November 26, 8:50pm

Re: Tarptent out of action
I'm in DC and it's really, really cold here right now. Well, not in DC, just for me personally. I didn't MEAN to actually say it to her, it was the scotch talking!

In GEAR » Tarptent out of action
November 23, 6:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: FS: Cuben quilt
You're right Tim, it is the 2.5" loft! An even better deal! My original was the 2" loft. And the lofted length is actually a touch over 70" (hard to measure when I'm by mysel...

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben quilt
November 23, 6:09pm

Re: Re: FS: Cuben quilt
Probably. I'm 5'8", and I used it on the ground with no problem, but 5'10" might be stretching it just a tad.

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben quilt
November 22, 9:01pm

FS: Cuben quilt - SOLD
SOLD FS: enLIGHTened equipment cuben/down quilt. Very good condition - no stains/tears/etc. 2.5" loft. I had this quilt made to be flexible. It has loop tabs on the sides and ends so it ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben quilt
November 22, 7:00pm

Re: re: paying
"I generally don't like to buy the cow if I can get the milk for free, ya know?" That's why there are those of us who are willing to pay for something we find value in -- so th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So tell me about this place...
November 22, 3:39pm

Re: So tell me about this place...
Greetings. "I just wanted to get a general idea of what some of you active users think of this place." I find it a useful place for a variety of information, not the least of which ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So tell me about this place...
November 22, 3:38pm

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