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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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All Forum Posts by Chad "Stick" Poindexter

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Fuel consumption
Just wanted to point out that with my Jetboil Sol Ti, I can routinely boil 2 cups in good conditions and use 4 g of fuel. Yes, this changes in bad weather, but a good wind block really helps... :)

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
January 02, 8:54pm

Re: Rejoice – new rectangular neoair xtherm for 2015
I saw those on the Thermarest site earlier today when looking around... have been interested in some of the UL Downmats too, but after seeing this, I will wait. The TAR site though didn't seem ...

In GEAR » Rejoice! New rectangular xtherm for 2015
January 02, 8:52pm

2015
Like others, being able to get out more! As for gear... I would like to get a hammock set-up... that said... I am still unsure about the whole thing... I have long wanted a MLD DuoMId (in ...

In GEAR » 2015
January 02, 8:07am

Re: The Jetboil Sol is Dead
My guess is because of the issues with the Ti version. Likely more of a headache, and possible costly, to get it to work like they wanted... As I said though, I could be wrong, considering the issu...

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
January 02, 7:59am

Re: The problem is , no matter who owns Jetboil,its not a charity...
I could be wrong, but I don't think it's because of the lack of money that the Sol Ti is supposedly leaving the Jetboil lineup... Also, as I understand it, the entire SOL lineup is leavi...

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
January 02, 7:25am

Duomid
Is this still available?

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD DuoMid, Silnylon, Yellow
December 31, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Re: evernew vs platypus
Whats interesting about the Platy that Billy linked to is that in the comments one person posted an actual weight of the product, which his is 1.4 oz as opposed to the listed 0.8 oz, yet 19 folks h...

In GEAR » evernew vs platypus
December 31, 4:29pm

Re: Jetboil - what is the absolute lightest Jetboil configuration?
My Sol Ti with sleeve (handle cut off) and a plastic lid from a can of nuts and the stove weigh in at 8 oz. I could remove that "stupid orange thing" from around the stove an lose around ...

In GEAR » Jetboil - what is the absolute lightest Jetboil configuration?
December 28, 11:44am

Re: ZPacks Arc Blast for 16" torso?
ZPacks does measure their torso height a little different than others. Here is the method that they use. It is easy to do actually. However, if you need a smaller size, I suggest shooting them a...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Blast for 16" torso?
December 28, 7:50am

Re: Z-Packs Arc Blast vs Mariposa Ultralight?
I have been using my Arc Blast for a little over a year now, and I love it. The most I have carried in it has been around 25 lbs, and it rode great. I wouldn't be too worried if I had to carry ...

In GEAR » Z-Packs Arc Blast to replace Mariposa Ultralight?
December 27, 8:32am

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