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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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Re: Re: iPad Right for Me?
"I will buy one just as soon as Lonely Planet guidebooks become available on the iPad. :)" Well then, you might want to head to your local Apple Store. Lonely Planet guides have been a...

In Chaff » iPad
April 10, 11:27pm

Re: Re: Re: iPad Right for Me?
"Ben, 1. Yep 2. Yep 3. Yep 4. Nope 5. Yep 6. Nope" As far as 4, AT&T is now allowing VOIP over its 3G network. Skype has only to update its application (there are actually ...

In Chaff » iPad
April 10, 11:06pm

Re: Re: iPad Right for Me?
"1. check websites while on the road 2. check and send emails 3. read books / guidebooks 4. make periodic phone calls (hotel reservations, etc.) 5. listen to MP3 music 6. store photos fro...

In Chaff » iPad
April 10, 11:03pm

Re: "iPad"
I'm not a fan of flash, so it hasn't been an issue for me. In fact, I have a flash blocker plugin for my computer browser. But the sites I frequent don't use flash, or not much of it. ...

In Chaff » iPad
April 10, 10:59pm

Re: i like the Nunatak
If you're buying it new, Tom will put a full length zip in if that's what you want. That's one of the great things about Nunatak gear, it's fully customizable.

In GEAR » help me choose lightweight down vest.
April 10, 10:23pm

Well, I've had my iPad for about a week now, so I thought I'd post a few initial impressions. At a pound and a half, it's really quite light and easy to handle. The screen is bright ...

In Chaff » iPad
April 10, 10:22pm

Re: New CubenTarp
Not yet. Had to wait for the cuben. Hopefully by week after next!

In GEAR » Tarp for Hammock
April 10, 9:39pm

Re: Share Your Trees
Ramsey's Draft, Shenandoah, Va.

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
April 10, 9:38pm

Re: Re: Re: it's easier than you think
BTW, what do real angels look like, anyway? ;-)) Farrah Fawcett.....when she was 20

In Philosophy & Technique » Where does one find...?
April 10, 9:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: it's easier than you think
"I stand corrected" No no, please, have a seat. Be comfortable..... ;-)

In Philosophy & Technique » Where does one find...?
April 10, 6:56pm

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