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George Davis (nsiderbam) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale mid-Atlantic
About Me I go to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD (senior year) and started backpacking my first year here. I love the UL philosophy and this forum is awesome.
CityAnnapolis
StateMaryland
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://www.nsiderbam.blogspot.com
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All Forum Posts by George Davis

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Re: Buttermilk VS Flash
I wouldn't call it clairvoyance, but you're right -- it definitely wasn't experimental data. It is a open-holed webbed mesh, but isn't simply string. It's very similar to the th...

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 First Impressions
January 23, 8:14pm

Re: Not Impressed. Buttermilk 40 is better at this price.
If anything I'd say that because the Buttermilk is more minimalist (and yet heavier than the Flash), it would be harder to cut weight off of. You can cut off all the same items on the Flash -- ...

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 First Impressions
January 23, 2:13pm

Re: Trade
edit: CDT is no longer for sale unless a Moment/MLD Prophet trade goes down.

In Gear Swap » FS/FT new 2012 ULA CDT and lightly-used Tarptent Moment
January 23, 4:48am

Re: Re: Re: Something to think about for the CT
I saw that thread and thought the discussion was useful and relevant. I've talked to my brother a lot about it and have no doubt that he can handle it as long as it's something that he deci...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail 2013 -- Tentative List
January 22, 12:28pm

Pack not sold
The buyer remeasured and realized he needs a large. Both items are still for sale.

In Gear Swap » FS/FT new 2012 ULA CDT and lightly-used Tarptent Moment
January 22, 9:34am

CT
I think I will. I need to figure out how to shave a few more ounces off it though. The easiest step would probably be to take off the pack lid, but that's one of my favorite features :(

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 First Impressions
January 22, 5:34am

Re: Something to think about for the CT
I'm in decent shape. I swim every day during lunch and usually do at least one other workout -- typically crossfit -- in the afternoon or at night. I'm not too worried about myself, but ...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail 2013 -- Tentative List
January 22, 5:29am

Pack sold pending funds
Sorry that I forgot to mention, it is a medium sized pack. The Tarptent is also seam-sealed.

In Gear Swap » FS/FT new 2012 ULA CDT and lightly-used Tarptent Moment
January 22, 4:46am

FS/FT new 2012 ULA CDT and lightly-used Tarptent Moment
Hello! edit: CDT is no longer for sale unless a Moment/MLD Prophet trade goes down. Also selling a lightly-used TT Moment. I really like the tent but have recently purchased something else fo...

In Gear Swap » FS/FT new 2012 ULA CDT and lightly-used Tarptent Moment
January 21, 8:39pm

REI Flash 45 First Impressions
full write up here: http://nsiderbam.blogspot.com/2013/01/rei-flash-45-first-impressions.html It seems like a very nice pack. Slightly over specced weight (35oz vs 34oz) but that's really n...

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 First Impressions
January 21, 6:27pm

All Reader Reviews by George Davis

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REI Flash 45 (2012-2013 Model)
I've been a UL backpacker for a few years now and this pack was my first purchase where I've actually gone up in weight, meaning that I decided the benefits of using this pack are worth the ex...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 11:49am