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Captcha
So, Captcha is not foolproof. Niether is life. How many here would accept a fraction of spam to get everyone else back on this forum? (my hand is raised). Is it not better to at least attempt...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Loss of Valuable Contributors
October 27, 12:18am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Shadow government
It is just another case of rich white men telling all women what to do with their bodies. Yes, that is an accurate statement. In fact, that is exactly what Lydia, Alana, Miranda, et all will ...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
October 26, 11:35pm

Re: Re: Shadow government
The biggest news in my neck of the woods is Romney's continued endorsement of Mourdock. Most of my contractor friends and all of our local hill-jacks favor Ron Paul. California may be a &qu...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
October 26, 8:08pm

Re: Re: CONUS Shipping
I actually did not know what CONUS meant until i joined BPL a few years ago. Took me a while to figure out... i am slow with acronyms. Have to agree with Ken, I think it is worth asking if th...

In Chaff » CONUS Shipping
October 26, 7:11pm

WTB Alpaca scout raft
The one and only bump of this thread. I won't make y'all crazy with this. Anyone have an Alpaca Scout for sale? Next stop is Alpaca themselves, just thought i would try and recycle b...

In Gear Swap » WTB Alpaca Scout Raft (or similar)
October 26, 7:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Obama/Biden
Thanks Doug! I have taken a lot of junk from friends and family for my views. I also need to add that I respect anyone voting for Obama or Romney. My previous comments are my opinion of the ...

In Chaff » Obama/Biden
October 23, 12:55pm

Re: Re: Obama/Biden
That would be why i am writing in Ron Paul despite the fact that is amounts to an essentially pointless vote. In the plumbing trade when we come across something truly horrific a homeowner(or fell...

In Chaff » Obama/Biden
October 23, 12:17pm

Re: Re: Re: New quilt user.
Thanks a lot! I was just telling myself to be patient while my EE Revelation quilt is being made.. Your pictures have put the kybosh on that strategy! Lets see.. 3 weeks.. 4 days, 8 hours, 32 ...

In GEAR » New quilt user.
October 23, 12:07pm

Re: Obama Biden
Listened to the debate last night. Although i am not voting for either one of these guys i was struck by how well Obama dealt with Romney regarding the economy and budget. For the third time Mitt...

In Chaff » Obama/Biden
October 23, 9:17am

Re: Desire and suffering...
The ends of things are always painful. All life is suffering and it is perfect just that way. The Buddha reached enlightenment not by denying desire or suffering but by embracing them within ...

In GEAR » Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!!!
October 22, 10:13pm

All Reader Reviews by a b

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm