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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: good tip
batteries are little spendy batteryjunction.com less than $1.50 each.

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
May 03, 6:51pm

Re: H31
Loosen the tail cap when storing. Issue solved. +1 Doesn't take much either, like half a turn.

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
May 03, 6:45pm

Re: FS: Kahtoola KTS M/L
Aluminum. Liked them fine. Find that I just don't get out in the white stuff enough to justify keeping them.

In Gear Swap » FS: Kahtoola KTS M/L
May 03, 6:39pm

Re: Prices Lowered - GooseFeet
What fabric in on the XL booties?

In Gear Swap » Spring Cleaning - GooseFeet, Golite, BD
May 03, 7:09am

Re: Re: Re:Time for something new, or not.
Since I no longer am able to use trekking poles. They do offer aluminum poles. At 8.5 ounces for the pair. 35.5oz. Quickly approaches the weight of a Rainbow, which I think would be larger.

In GEAR » Time for something new, or not.
May 03, 7:05am

Re:Time for something new, or not.
I already have some tarps. Would like something with a floor and netting so I can leave the bivy at home. Maybe I'll have to try a Moment. At least to get it out of my system. Thanks Doug.

In GEAR » Time for something new, or not.
May 03, 6:40am

Re: I bit
Mike I think you'll be happy. It's a nice color light. Good beam too. Since it's my first Zebralight I have nothing else to compare it to. Plus it was on sale.

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
May 03, 6:29am

Re:Time for something new, or not.
I don't think so. Looks like a condensation machine when all battened down, even with the netting/hybrid walls. Still designed for use with trekking poles. No vestibule. Factor in $60 for the r...

In GEAR » Time for something new, or not.
May 03, 6:20am

Re: MLD I don't get it!
Edit: Sorry for sounding like an Ass first thing in the morning.

In GEAR » MLD I don't get it!
May 02, 10:52pm

Time for something new, or not.
OK I have a Doumid and like it a lot. I'm 6'3" and appreciate the room it affords. I do not use trekking poles. By the time I add in the weight for a pole and either a bivy or a floor ...

In GEAR » Time for something new, or not.
May 02, 10:48pm

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