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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!
CityBowie
StateMaryland
CountryUS

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: link
Here's another interesting article. It covers a lot of ground. Two paragraphs stood out to me: "Many liberal American Jews, opposed to the settlements and put off by Israel’s rising r...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 06, 8:00am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: link
"Which is a great description of Salon ironically enough. Sure there are some great articles you can cherry pick from between the "How Fox News Ruined My Dad's Life" and "Th...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 06, 7:06am

Re: Re: Side pockets
"but hard to tell without trying it." Also a function of arm length, I think. Philip has no trouble reaching the bottles on his, I can't reach the bottles very comfortably, if at a...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:59pm

Re: Side pockets
"On my Zpacks Arc Blast, the tops of the side pockets slant forward, and it's easy just to reach back (whilst wearing the pack) to remove or insert a bottle." Ralph, take a look at...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:48pm

Re: death by plastic - huge thread drift just because i can
Okay, not plastic bottles, but plastic wrap. So I saw on the internet somewhere an old magazine with a story on how the 50s (I think) woman could be a good wife and different things she could do...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 8:45pm

Re: Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
Hey Eli, great pics, thanks. Since I'm sure your parents don't read these threads, please allow me - clean up your room young man!

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:36pm

Re: Talon Pics
"Here is some pics of the Talon. Let me know if I missed something." The base talon, as you might expect, is the same as this one sans the mesh pocket.

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:33pm

Re: Re: Talon
"According to the pictures on their website the base Talon does have the top buckle, has that changed?" It has not, the base talon has a top buckle.

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:29pm

Re: Talon
"The problem with this is that the load sling just hangs from the bottom with no way to connect it to anything. " Or you could run the straps for the load sling around the bottom compr...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:25pm

Re: Pictures
"If you wouldn't mind, it would be great to see some close up shots of the load lifter attachment points. I'm curious if they have moved the attachment points per Philip and Dave's...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am