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All Forum Posts by John Brochu

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Probably Asked A Million Times - Alcohol Stove
No that was their opinion actually. Personally, I don't know. What I do know was their point was pretty clear, and I don't see anything wrong with them explaining that in their opinion what...

In GEAR » Probably Asked A Million Times - Alcohol Stove
May 06, 7:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Probably Asked A Million Times - Alcohol Stove
>>>I still don't get it.<<< What's so hard to get. All they're saying is that no alcohol stove exists that's going to do what he wants to do but there are can...

In GEAR » Probably Asked A Million Times - Alcohol Stove
May 06, 7:45pm

Re: agree
For me it depends on the trip. Sometimes I carry my key and sometimes I hide it under the car somewhere. Sometimes I take a bit of cash, for instance - if I know I'm going to have to wal...

In GEAR » car keys
May 06, 7:16am

Re: car keys
>>>My understanding is that while US citizens are not required to carry ID, we can be required to identify ourselves to law enforcement when requested, which sort of makes the question moo...

In GEAR » car keys
May 05, 1:07pm

Re: Re
I've got zero sympathy for the plight of the BPL Gear Store. There is a cost of doing business, so imo either pay the cost, get creative and find lowet costs methods (lean manufacturing, JIT, e...

In GEAR » BPL reviews etc.
May 05, 12:22pm

Re: Re: 1 oz Mountain House packaging
Ben, if you try this make sure you get the Glad brand. I think the official name is, "Glad Simply Cooking Microwave Steamer Bags." Ziploc also has a microwave bag but instead of standi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1 oz Mountain House packaging
May 04, 8:42am

Z-Packs Blast 18
The Z-Packs Blast 18 is my favorite by a long shot. 1) It's light. Mine is 6 ounces which includes the winged hipbelts with pocket option. With the winged hipbelts it carries 20+ pounds lik...

In GEAR » Favorite UL Backpack
May 04, 7:46am

Re: Re: Marketing Works
>>>If you are gonna slam someone for their website- start with Oware:) (sorry, Oware folks)<<< I've got to agree with you. And I know the owner posts here and seems like a ...

In GEAR » BPL reviews etc.
May 03, 2:03pm

Re: Marketing Works
I just checked out the Salomon website and imo it's terrible. A good example of web designers running rampant with technology for no valid reason.

In GEAR » BPL reviews etc.
May 03, 1:42pm

Re: 1 oz Mountain House packaging
I repackage each Mountain House "2 person" meal into a Glad Steamer Bag. The steamer bag has a flat bottom so it stands up own it's own and is easy to eat out of if you fold the top b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1 oz Mountain House packaging
May 01, 10:23am

All Reader Reviews by John Brochu

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zpacks Company
I first bought a Blast 18 which is now my go to pack for extended weekend trips. Since then, Joe has made me a custom cuben fiber cat tarp, a custom cuben fiber rain skirt, and a custom stake bag. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 1:42pm

ULA Conduit
Used this pack on 5 or 6 overnight trips ranging from one night to 7 nights and a base weight ranging from 8 to 12 pounds. The pack is outstanding. It carried well up to 28 pounds. The hip belt po...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 11, 9:51am

Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket 2007
I bought this jacket a while back mostly to bring on longish alpine routes as a wind/emergency rain jacket. I've only actually used it climbing once, but have carried it up several climbs in my ha...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 03, 9:23am