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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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Add a verse!
Okay kids! It’s add a verse time! Add a verse to the ‘song’ as inspiration strikes! I’ll start. To the tune of The Lumberjack Song (with my apologies to Monty Python) I’m a backpack...

In Chaff » Add a verse!
March 22, 12:25pm

Re: Re: Names
"People thought I was a chick." Hey, at least you're a nice, cuddly animal. Most think I'm a jackass.....

In Gear Deals » the eagle has landed...rei 20% members coupon
March 22, 12:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: "Cottage Company Campsite!" - Nathan
Very brief, as I'm late for work! Easy to set up. This was my first time using it, I had only set it up once before in my yard to seam seal it. Unlike the solo Hexamid, the cuben 'back&#...

In GEAR » Cottage Company Campsite!
March 22, 8:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Cottage Company Campsite!" - Hexamid
Hi Trevor, It is the twin, but the floor is not sewn in. Joe made me a cuben floor with grossgrain loops so I can tie it up for a full bathtub floor (hooks into loops he sewed to the inner porti...

In GEAR » Cottage Company Campsite!
March 22, 8:04am

Re: update
"I doubt putting a piece of titanium under the fire of the Ti-Tri prevents a burn mark on the ground." It does, actually. Did for me anyway when I used it in this fashion last year. YMMV.

In GEAR » Bushbuddy -vs- Ti-Tri Inferno
March 22, 7:33am

Re: Re: Re: "Cottage Company Campsite!"
Adam's off to Chicago, so I'll tell you what I know. He has an AT Long with 1.5 oz of overfill. We were laughing about that when I told him I was selling the same thing! He paired it with a...

In GEAR » Cottage Company Campsite!
March 22, 7:24am

Re: Summer insulating layer for the mountains
I suggest you buy my Montbell Thermawrap jacket for $80. Size medium. That's the best suggestion I can come up with at the moment..... ;-)

In GEAR » Summer insulating layer for the mountains
March 21, 11:08pm

Re: "Starlite or Ohm?"
Ah, that's what makes it hard. They both suit!

In GEAR » Starlite or Ohm?
March 21, 10:43pm

Re: "Starlite or Ohm?"
Not sure, I'd have to think about it. And no, I'm not being coy and looking for offers. Currently, neither pack is for sale..... ;-)

In GEAR » Starlite or Ohm?
March 21, 10:32pm

Re: Re: Starlite or Ohm?
Gosh Ben. Always looking out for the other guy. Kind of brings a tear to my eye.... ;-)

In GEAR » Starlite or Ohm?
March 21, 10:25pm

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