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Chris Benson (roguenode) - BPL Forum Member

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RE: gps not cell
No doubt some users don't know the source of their phone's location service. Like any tool, the user bears some responsibility in learning about its use. Thankfully, many phones make it eas...

In GEAR » Which way to go in electronic gadgets: Camera, GPS, cell phone combos
March 20, 6:00pm

gps not cell
I think the idea here is if a phone's gps signal will work for the OP, not a phone's cell signal.

In GEAR » Which way to go in electronic gadgets: Camera, GPS, cell phone combos
March 20, 5:20pm

Phone + camera
I'd go with a seperate phone and camera. I do have a standalone gps, but I use it mostly for times I want the best accuracy for marking points or tracks that I'll be passing to others to us...

In GEAR » Which way to go in electronic gadgets: Camera, GPS, cell phone combos
March 20, 7:43am

sweet stove
+1 on Seth's mention of steampunk. Has a bit of that design aesthetic to me. Add me as another potential customer if you're considering the production. Regardless of what you do, I agre...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll-up stove
March 14, 6:52pm

email
Stephen, your post is the first claim to the pack, so it is yours. The email account is working, but here's an alternate address you can try krispyrun(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks (edit: Todd...

In Gear Swap » 2009 Jam from recent sale - Men's medium
March 12, 8:53am

2009 Jam from recent sale - Men's medium
Picked this up via the clearance sale along with a large Pinnacle. I kind of knew a medium jam would not fit me, but took a shot. It's too small. Golite honored the 40% code with my purchase...

In Gear Swap » 2009 Jam from recent sale - Men's medium
March 12, 8:21am

tread
I usually use lugged trail runners. However, for hardpack, generally flat stuff, I find it doesn't really matter. For slick conditions (slick rock, wet grass, etc.). I swear by inov-8's...

In Philosophy & Technique » How important is tread?
March 09, 2:42pm

Thanks Mike
Email sent.

In GEAR » First Look: Osprey Hornet 46
March 01, 7:16pm

RE: Hornet torso length
As a former Exos 46 owner and current talon 22 owner, I have been keeping an eye on the Hornet as a possible next pack. My talon is on the longest setting, so it seems the Hornet would be too short...

In GEAR » First Look: Osprey Hornet 46
March 01, 6:39pm

Re: Re: so Chris
Those blends may be an option. I also have not tried them. Not sure if they offer the best of each or the worst of each fabric. I spend most time in either Illinois or Colorado. Obviously, very...

In GEAR » microwool for summer hiking
February 25, 5:23am

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