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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Beyond Our Boundaries
How many more episodes?

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 18
October 29, 7:22am

Re: Locking zipper help
I asked Western Mountaineering why they used a coil zip along the side but the foot zipper is toothed. They said the toothed zipper has a lesser tendency to open when thrashing about.

In GEAR » Locking zipper help
October 28, 9:29pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
A quality cooler with a ten pound block lasts a week in my car. The block is key to long ice life

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 8:49pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
I always have a cooler with ice, 5 gallons of water and a host of other items plus clothes back at the van. It is usually an hour or so to the first place for a cold or hot anything. Might as well ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 5:03pm

Re: Eastern Box
Well Scott and Aaron I guess you two missed out on the Eastern Box. Didn't you catch this in Nathan's post above? "I've given up, and just donated the items to the thrift stores...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
October 28, 5:01pm

Jonthon Hofer, in the post
Says it's on the way. Thanks Jonathon.

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
October 28, 8:02am

Re: The TP issue
"I think i probably take the cake for being the King of cClassic" (and honest) preaching." There is no cake. Purgatory huh? Going to be there a while. This is like a Chaff thr...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 27, 7:01pm

Re: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
Sorry I could not make this one. Looks like a great time with a great group.

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
October 27, 1:07pm

Re: Bear Bag Line Launcher
Same response as all the others. It's a single use item. Most places I go is hanging vs. canisters. I take the Ursack. Tie it off to a tree. Hanging is fine, and easy. But it too is unneeded. ...

In GEAR » Bear Bag Line Launcher: Would you use one?
October 27, 1:01pm

Re: Bear Bag Line Launcher: Would you use one?
No. I would not. Interesting concept, but not for me thanks. Ursack.

In GEAR » Bear Bag Line Launcher: Would you use one?
October 27, 11:10am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

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