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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
"The Gransfor Mini has to have the worst performance-to-cost ratio of any hatchet on the market! That aside, its weight is poorly distributed, the handle is too heavy. There's simply not e...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
March 25, 10:04pm

Re: Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
So the plan is to pull that stretchy cord tight to attain a tight pitch? How is that going to work when all the stretch is used? How will you get a tight pitch if you don't pull them tight? ...

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 25, 7:35pm

Re: Monkey pillowcase
Here you go. http://www.etsy.com/shop/HikeBikeDale

In GEAR » Prolite 3 Small vs. NeoAir or even REI Flash
March 24, 11:09pm

Re: Hanging a backpack for storage
Since the haul loop is designed for picking up a loaded pack I can't see how hanging it by that could possibly be bad for it.

In GEAR » Hanging a backpack for storage
March 24, 9:18pm

Re: morons and haters on BPL.
Memes and a Nazi reference. Man this thread petered out fast.

In Chaff » The GOP (The Party For The Unstable) Hate National Parks Too
March 23, 4:07pm

Re: Water purification alternatives?
Well there is UV as well. Still no unicorn horn on the market. Do you want to improve the taste as well, or just make it safe to drink?

In GEAR » Water purification alternatives?
March 23, 9:06am

Re: Odd
Once you get your kit dialed in there is only the social aspect left. The occasional asking of locals for trip planning assistance. Chaff once kept things much more entertaining here. The articl...

In Chaff » Odd
March 23, 8:56am

Re: Where to buy an ultralight 2 gram finger tooth brush?
Now you just have to make sure you hands are nice and clean before sticking fingers in your mouth. I'll stick with a real toothbrush.

In GEAR » Where to buy an ultralight 2 gram finger tooth brush?
March 23, 8:25am

Re: Pack compression
Never use them. The sleeping bag just gets more room.

In GEAR » Pack compression
March 22, 5:22pm

Re: Western Box #2
Aaron Would you like to guesstimate the total worth of stuff in the box? I got it early on and the box had its share of uselessness packed in at that time. I did OK with what I took out. But I kno...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
March 21, 9:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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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