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obx hiker (obxcola) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Outer Banks of North Carolina
About Me 60: Wide but relatively shallow experience. That's my older daughter and "baby" brother in the photo
at Gragg Prong , Wilson Creek.
CityNags Head
StateNorth Carolina
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All Forum Posts by obx hiker

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Floyd Dominy
Dean, Sounds like you might have read "Cadillac Desert" It's a real eye opener!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » NPS to consider new park in W.Va.
December 07, 8:25pm

pepper spray
I did some research and there's some sort of rumor that this brand was used. Defense Technology 56825 MK-2 Stream, 1.3% Red Band/1.3% Blue Band Pepper Spray which is evidently 1.3% Major C...

In Chaff » pepper spray
November 22, 6:16pm

pepper spray
Is certainly making the news. I recently read an article showing the spray used by law enforcement is several times more powerful than the product available to the public; presumably for self-defen...

In Chaff » pepper spray
November 22, 5:27pm

Modular pre-fab
These people seem to have a pretty interesting product:

In Chaff » Tiny house anyone?
November 22, 5:12pm

ACR res-q-link 406
Does not send a message. The subscription allows or enables one to send a testing confirmation to one ($39.95 per year, discounted for 2 and 3 years) or multiple email addresses for the $59.95 per...

In GEAR » PLB's with Check-In? SPOT failure.
August 24, 8:21pm

warning for black bear country
So I'm driving from the aeropuerto in San Jose via Fresno to the Marvin Pass TH in my rental compact. My food for the trip except for the first night to be spent at a camp-ground near Marvin,is...

In Chaff » warning for black bear country
August 22, 4:23pm

"20% off Coupon at"
Don't some brands restrict by contract the retailers timing and pricing on discounts? Thanks for the info on the coupon! Hope you all at CampSaver have a good year!

In Gear Deals » 20% off Coupon at
July 17, 7:25am

A Plug For All These Cottage Industry Businesses
Amen. There must be a couple dozen "cottage" gear manufacturers who are regulars on this board. Off the top of my head and apologies to anyone I forget and calls for help from those w...

In GEAR » A Plug For All These Cottage Industry Businesses
July 09, 7:28pm

Churchy People
I'm a churchy guy. Does that give me the right to ignore a variety of legal, ethical and moral restrictions? No one quicker than Jesus Christ in pointing out hypocrisy. If that Duane's p...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bad Behavior
July 07, 2:44pm

"Harrison Pass, Millys or Lucys"
"They're all easy" Yes but you hang bear bags from a crescent moon evidently using guided missiles ;) I've seen the video!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Harrison Pass, Millys or Lucys
July 06, 6:42pm

All Reader Reviews by obx hiker

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BPL Blow-Up Pillow
Used the dual chamber for @ 5 years. Don't want to get it too full but that's easy to adjust. Can be a little tricky to get fully de-flated for packing. Persistence! Cover it with your tee-shi...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 30, 8:19pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
William Siemens has it right about wind-resistance being a key. This jacket is wonderfully wind resistant. The Northern Outer Banks of NC can be an incredibly cold place due to the combination of wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 25, 4:32pm