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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Dean F.

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Go native.
Go native. Get a hammock. Pitch anywhere, even over water in mangroves. Mind the tide, though. Do you think you could get to Dry Tortugas? http://www.nps.gov/drto/planyourvisit/camping.htm...

In Other Activities » Tent site in the Florida Keys in April?? Help!
February 21, 11:01am

Ok, jerry, now you're just stalking me. It's kinda creepy... :) Yes, the One Great Thing that I like about Linux is that you can find distros that work perfectly well on computers fr...

In Other Activities » Help me pick a computer
February 21, 10:55am

Linux PC?
EDIT-- Crap. I just realized that I engaged in a bit of thread necromancy, here. But what the heck, I'll leave my thoughts as they were. Well, if you want a lot of functionality on the che...

In Other Activities » Help me pick a computer
February 21, 10:36am

Not everywhere...
>>> Dean has lived everywhere : ) Not everywhere... Pittsburgh, PA (yes I speak Yinzer when required) Monterrey, CA (The Presidio) Fulda, GE (Sickels AAF) Rockville/Bethe...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for 50~100mile backpacking route in PNW (WA, CA) for the 2nd week of March.
February 20, 11:17am

Butt-In-A-Sling makes large nets. Does this work?: http://www.buttinasling.com/buginator.html This seems like what you're looking for. They make a version out of noseeum instead of just...

In Hammocks » Hammock - Mosquito Net ?
February 20, 8:40am

For 90-ish miles in PNW the Wonderland Trail just leaps instantly to mind. I'd reckon it would still be snowed-in in March, though. Like snowshoes? :) There are ways to do longer Olympic ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for 50~100mile backpacking route in PNW (WA, CA) for the 2nd week of March.
February 20, 8:16am

Re: Re: snow in September
Hell of a necropost, there, Mike... :)

In GEAR » initial clothing purchase
February 20, 8:04am

Re: Re: Shipping a pack
How do they get them all to the stores? Pack in a plastic bag inside a box. Yes, but I think that his point is that they aren't full when they are shipped to the store... :)

In GEAR » Shipping a pack
February 20, 7:53am

REI Haven Pass
Inspired by the REI 50% sale I went to my local store and found an REI HavenPass eVent jacket also on sale 50% off. Full featured (more so than I really wanted, actually), and parka length (or at ...

In GEAR » eVent jackets (again)
February 19, 5:54pm

Re: Don't forget Dry Q Elite
>>> Check out Mountain Hardwear's line of Dry Q Elite fabric jackets. It is the just rebranded event membrane from the same exact factory. Realllllllly...? There just happens to ...

In GEAR » eVent jackets (again)
February 19, 2:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm