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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!
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StateMaryland
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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New Plans Not for Mid-March, but March 25
""This is hard to misinterpret."" Ah, I see you're talking about the Safety Plan specifically. The chart on one page differs from the chart on the other. 'Tis a tad c...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 17, 12:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New Plans Not for Mid-March, but March 25
"This is hard to misinterpret." I agree. Not sure what your point is, though. Everything I said in my post above yours is correct as well. It all depends on the plan.

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 17, 12:17pm

Re: Re: FS: Extra gear- bearikade, six moon designs skyscape X, platypus
Ah heck, didn't mean to start a complete thread derail.

In Gear Swap » FS: Extra gear- bearikade, six moon designs skyscape X, platypus
March 17, 12:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: New Plans Not for Mid-March, but March 25
"Jim, I think that you want to get confirmation of that." No need, really. And it's not really new policy depending on the plan you have. I have the recreation plan, which means...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 17, 11:52am

Re: Re: Re: New Plans Not for Mid-March, but March 25
"Regarding satellite communication under adverse conditions, I am surprised that the SE, deep inside my vehicle and inside my pack, gets good GPS position and can also communicate with the Ir ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 17, 9:58am

Re: Re: Aluminized Cuben – Third Time is a Charm?
Where does one get this cuben?

In GEAR » Aluminized Cuben – Third Time is a Charm?
March 17, 8:14am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Syncing - Rex
Rex, Try just deleting the file instead of trying to edit it. I was able to sync mine after doing so, then went on a trip and put the SE back in a drawer when I got back. After reading your post...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 16, 8:37pm

Re: New shelter advice
I'd go with the hammock. You won't have any trouble finding a place to hang it where you do most of your hiking, and uneven ground becomes a non-issue. Hang the tarp high enough and condens...

In GEAR » New shelter advice
March 16, 9:15am

Re: GG Airbeam
I can vouch for Steven, if that helps. Great to do business with.

In Gear Swap » WTB GG Airbeam M
March 16, 7:31am

Re: Re: Re: Fixing a hole....
"and stopped my mind from wandering...where it will go....." No no, let that mind wander....

In GEAR » Fixing a hole....
March 15, 9:12pm

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