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Devin Montgomery (dsmontgomery) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale one snowball away from big trouble
About Me Hiker, rower, bicyclist. I go light because I'd rather feel like a guy walking in the woods than a pack-mule hauling a load. Now the maker of the Backcountry Boiler, undeniably the baddest way to heat water on the planet.
My Website URLhttp://theboilerwerks.com/

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All Forum Posts by Devin Montgomery

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Re: Patagonia: Chile (Torre Del Paine NP "W" Circuit) & Argentina (Los Glaciares NP) Jan 25 - Feb 8, 2011
Just amazing. Thank you so much for sharing. It's that kind of place that makes me feel small, and in awe of the natural world around us. I want to go to there.

In Post-Trip Reports » Patagonia: Chile (Torre Del Paine NP "W" Circuit) & Argentina (Los Glaciares NP) Jan 25 - Feb 8, 2011
February 17, 7:22am

Re: 2nd explanation of alternative construction for manufacture: lost under debate
Sorry again, Alan! I think I do understand what you're saying, but deep drawing a non-cylindrical part like that would still cost a lot more until volume got up to the level of, well, soda c...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 15, 2:24pm

Re: Double walled mini volcano kettle
Alan - sorry about missing that post. If I'm understanding what you're describing in the first part, it would actually be a lot more expensive to manufacture. I'd love to see the second...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 13, 7:10pm

Re: Kettles
Hi Josh, Well, that's not exactly the thing I would have learned from all of this. But good luck with it, anyway.

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 13, 6:37pm

Titanium Goat are good people
Hi All, First of all, I really appreciate all this support. The guy making this knock-off was really banking on the fact that nobody would notice. Boy has he been proven wrong. But as far as I c...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 12, 7:15pm

Re: guilty as charged
Thanks, Franco. I hope the article is interesting. It started as an email, but also provides a more coherent history than leafing through forum threads. Though they remain the primary sources. :) ...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 10, 6:05am

Re: function may dictate entire form
Hi Alan, The guy who runs Mkettle was having some contraption brazed together out of copper before he came across mine, and took every single identifiable feature except for not making it as lig...

In GEAR » Double walled mini volcano kettle
February 09, 5:23pm

Re: Re: weights
Well, I was going to recommend a platinum-iridium cylinder, but it sounds like a silicon sphere may be more accurate. Overkill?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Calibrating a new digital scale
February 09, 4:52am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Waterproof/Breathable Cuben Fiber Jacket
Cool! Going directly.

In Make Your Own Gear » Waterproof/Breathable Cuben Fiber Jacket
February 08, 8:36pm

Re: MYOG: 3mm Plastic Tarps
I think the title should read "MYOG: 3mil Plastic Tarps." 3mm would be heavy duty indeed. :) +1 on using mason's line for guy lines. I started with this stuff because I just had so...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: 3mm Plastic Tarps
February 08, 4:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Devin Montgomery

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Ultralight Designs Blue Mini
This is aluminum bottle based alcohol stove similar to the "gram weenie" by Whitebox. I bought the stove because of its simplicity and because I could quickly get it for a hike I was taking ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 04, 1:04pm

Potable Aqua Iodine Drinking Water Germicidal Tablets
These have been around forever, and I think just about everyone has used them at one time or another. If you're an absolute novice, use them once: chugging the resulting antiseptic rinse is a rig...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:44pm

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
My rating of five here is for the Chlorine Dioxide method of treatment, this is just the brand I happened to use. Ultra lightweight, kills most wee-beasties in 20 min, with 4 hrs kills the few ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 01, 12:24pm

MSR Whisperlight / Internationale
For years, this was the Model T of backpacking stoves, and for good reason. Runs on almost any fuel, easy and reliable to use in all conditions, "light" for traditional packing. Can accomo...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 01, 11:51am

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
After having my last rain jacket stolen out of my car right before a long river trip, I picked up a Precip on sale at the local outfitter. It was a good brand, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 29, 8:48pm

Snow Peak Trek 700
This was the first bit of gear that I bought in my lightweight conversion. Just under $30, plenty of capacity for solo camping (I never could finish a meal that filled it up),includes a lid that drai...

In Cookware - Titanium
April 29, 8:04pm