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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Possibly changing my mind on tents.
You can rent from REI. Try some out and figure out what you want in a tent. You can make yourself crazy trying to decide by photos and specs only. Peoples opinions are only worth so much too. It...

In GEAR » Thoughts on Vaude Tents.....
July 14, 7:49am

Re: permethrin soak/better deal
Mentioned before, but... Here's 32oz for $22 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003IMO3I2/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Just did my load of clothes. No odor once dry.

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
July 14, 7:03am

Re: pocket/survival/commando saws
Those are all crap. Get a small folding one if you really need one.

In GEAR » pocket/survival/commando saws
July 14, 6:50am

Re: this may be a stupid question
Use the supplied syringe or other method to force water backwards though the filter

In GEAR » question on using the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System on the jmt
July 13, 11:01pm

Re: Re: looking for something relatively cheap and lightweight sheet that will go under my sleeping pad
http://www.amazon.com/Adventure-Medical-Kits-Emergency-Blanket/dp/B00266H5VI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405309334&sr=8-1&keywords=sol+blanket

In GEAR » looking for something relatively cheap and lightweight sheet that will go under my sleeping pad
July 13, 9:42pm

Re: "Question for quilt users"
Thanks so much Tim, very helpful. Marc, uh, you too.

In GEAR » Question for quilt users
July 13, 5:32pm

Re: "Question for quilt users"
True. 15s

In GEAR » Question for quilt users
July 13, 2:45pm

Re: Deep state
Great. Now you're on a watch list. it's creepy.

In Chaff » Deep state
July 13, 12:53pm

Re: Re: Question for quilt users
Thanks Tim. Simple drawcord footbox. Will be used either in a hammock or a bivy, primarily the bivy.

In GEAR » Question for quilt users
July 13, 12:40pm

Question for quilt users
MYOG bug itching again. Thinking a synthetic 40 degree quilt. Nothing fancy. Questions are what dimensions should it be. I'm 6'3 and a broad shouldered 225 pounds. Where should the taper st...

In GEAR » Question for quilt users
July 13, 10:39am

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