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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: JMT Trip in July
No pack listed? Read this. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=31018

In Gear Lists » JMT Trip in July
March 30, 9:43am

Re: WTB Jetboil Sol (or talk me out of it)
I don't like to eat out of something so tall, and narrow. I would also get a pot that I could use on other peoples' stoves or even a wood fire. The JB is too limiting. Free yourself from...

In Gear Swap » WTB Jetboil Sol (or talk me out of it)
March 30, 9:01am

Re: Nice Review!
"Thanks for taking the time to post it, very helpful." +1 Should have posted in Reader Reviews.

In GEAR » HammockGear Burrow 20* quilt - initial review/impressions
March 29, 7:33pm

Re: Waterproof Opinel
It'll cost you, but an Opinel model with synthetic handle and stainless blade. http://www.opinel-usa.com/products/001576-outdoor-blue#.UzdjU9xd1nE

In GEAR » folding, all-purpose knife?
March 29, 6:22pm

Re: something odd
Rick doesn't change, lol. Anyone ask Roger if the deal went through? http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=39164&skip_to_...

March 28, 9:43pm

got one
thanks interwebs

In Gear Swap » WTB: Prolite Plus (size regular)
March 27, 10:06pm

Re: Cutting down a Ti pot
I just folded the cozy over in half. No logo, twice as cozy. Would be easy enough to cut down and put some edge binding on if so inclined.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down a Ti pot
March 27, 7:48pm

Re: Cutting down a Ti pot
It took less than ten minutes to hacksaw and file smooth the Ti pot. Even less time for the aluminum one. I think they are still plenty rigid. I used masking tape to work as my guide and just had a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down a Ti pot
March 27, 7:37pm

Re: So what's wrong with the original post??
Jennifer. This forum is not moderated with a hard and fast set of rules. Moderation here is feeling based. But since it is done on a volunteer basis I guess we get what we pay for.

In Gear Deals » gg the one tent on ebay
March 26, 7:48pm

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

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