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ben wood (benwood) - BPL Guest

My Locale flatlands of MO
About Me i am 30, a husband and father of 2 girls. i am currently a stay at home dad. i have been backpacking for about a year as of this writing. if you want to anything more, just let me know.
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All Forum Posts by ben wood

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I use a refillable bottle for olive oil. It is squeez-able and holds 3oz, plus no extra trash. I like it a lot. You may or may not. As far as your question, I don't know. And "EVOO&...

In Gear Swap » WTB: EVOO Packets
January 07, 10:46am

FS: MSR whisperlite internationale
***SOLD*** An almost new MSR whisperlite internationale. It has only been used a handful of times car camping. It comes with the stuffsack, windscreen, base, pump, o-ring kit, 20oz. fuel bottl...

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR whisperlite internationale
January 04, 9:37am

FS: NB MT101 Men's 9.5
Up for sale is on pair of NB MT101's. Men's size 9.5. They are the green and black version and are in very good condition with probably about 50 miles on them. 30+ of which are walking o...

In Gear Swap » FS: NB MT101 Men's 9.5
January 04, 9:31am

Re: 2011 Backpacking Light Reader Picks
1. - Definitely has to be the beautiful Organ Mountains of southern New Mexico. I took them for granted for the 22 years that I could look out from my front yard and see them. I now live in the Kan...

In GEAR » 2011 Backpacking Light Reader Picks
January 04, 8:35am

Re: Favorite piece of gear
I'd have to stick by my old z-lite. sounds funny, but... it is as reliable as anything can be. I love strapping it to the outside of my pack and using it to rest along the trail. it has been c...

In GEAR » Favorite piece of gear
January 04, 7:56am

Re: Comparing Cost / Weight
uh oh Thom, that's a dangerous road to go down. haha Keep in mind the difference between a thinlight and a neoair. Your point is made though.

In GEAR » Comparing Cost / Weight
January 03, 11:31am

those who are out...
bummer for those that won't be able to make it. I'm still battling that decision myself, but was still hoping to meet some of you.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2012 R2R2R Group - Training Log's
January 03, 9:29am

Re: FS: SMD Wild Oasis
"Striptease"? Hahaha, Sorry, couldn't help it

In Gear Swap » FS: SMD Wild Oasis
January 02, 8:58pm

Its day 2 of 2012 and I have already broke that goal. Dangit! Oh well...the streamline is in process. I recently went on christmas vacation on which I thought I might have the chance for a qui...

In Philosophy & Technique » No New Gear 2012
January 02, 7:53pm

Re: A blog post you'll probably enjoy
nice man, i did enjoy.

In Philosophy & Technique » A blog post you'll probably enjoy
December 19, 8:52am

All Reader Reviews by ben wood

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MLD Super Prophet
well, i purchased this pack used from another BPL member. It looked brand new. upon first receiving it i was amazed at the craftsmanship and quality involved in construction. this is my first pack fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 20, 1:05pm

patagonia down sweater
i bought this sweater %50 off on sale for $100 and have been very happy with it. pros: very comfy and warm, somewhat water resistant outer shell, pretty light, price cons: sewn through construction...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 15, 11:28am

Granite Gear company
i have purched one pack and a few stuff sacks from Granite gear. i have been extremely happy with their products. good customer service as well. you can read my review of that in another thread. the s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:26pm

Granite Gear Customer Service (???)
i read other had bad customer service. well i purchased a nimbus latitude and it came with a womens hipbelt that didn't fit. i was leaving for a trip in a week. what was i to do? well i called gr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 3:21pm

REI Sub-Kilo 20 degree
i got mine on sale for like $160. it has kept me warm at 10-15 deg. it is a slender fit, which i prefer as i am only 5'9". on the scale it is about 1lb.14oz. and well worth the money spent. t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 10:45am

trangia mini
great stove, comes with cookset which includes a stove with simmer ring, potstand/windscreen, pot, frypan/lid, and pot gripper. the whole thing weighs in at 11oz. and is quite tough. i have used in 1...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 10:41am