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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Lightest Tent Stakes?
Lighter still. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/ditch_your_stakes.html

In GEAR » Lightest Tent Stakes?
February 14, 1:54pm

Re: Re: kettles
Thanks Cameron. Now I don't have to read the whole thread.

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 14, 1:52pm

Re: Henry Coe?
PM sent 2/25-27 2011

In GEAR » Rainwear for dangerous rain…
February 14, 1:46pm

Countdown to Coe
For those of you coming Saturday, we will be driving the support vehicles in on Sat. morning and would like to have time to do some things before you all get there. So 9:30 Sat. Seems good with mos...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Invitation: BPL 3rd Annual Trip
February 14, 6:53am

Re: Show Us Your MYOG Sewing Machines
"Your wife is a real keeper. :-)" +20 lovely years together. The joke is now I have kept her for so long she has no resale value. Me, I was worthless from the get go. She does not h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Show Us Your MYOG Sewing Machines
February 13, 6:29pm

3rd Annual- Water
We have the water situation handled. Marc Eldridge has offered use of his 75 gallon water bladder. So we will have easily 100 gallons at camp. Thanks everyone.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Invitation: BPL 3rd Annual Trip
February 13, 11:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Aluminum is still lighter in weight and size of pots
>Ti is for fancy people. What does that say to those who cook in beer cans?

In GEAR » Titanium Switch
February 13, 10:25am

Re: Show Us Your MYOG Sewing Machines
My $25 like new New Home free arm machine. My first Necchi BU. It is a real workhorse. 1954 all metal. Ooh and look at the manly chrome. Liked the first one so much I bought a sec...

In Make Your Own Gear » Show Us Your MYOG Sewing Machines
February 13, 9:41am

Re: Repairing nylon windshirt
A patch would be the strongest repair. I have had good luck with ripstop repair tape also. You could go the pants and suspender route and use the repair tape and then sew the perimeter of the tape ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Repairing nylon windshirt
February 13, 9:11am

Re: Aluminum is still lighter in weight and size of pots
Aluminum corrodes, titanium does not. Advantage titanium. I like my cold pressed Evernew pots. Titanium does not get all gouged up when you scrub the burnt stuff off the bottom of your pot like al...

In GEAR » Titanium Switch
February 13, 8:55am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am