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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: Micro-Spikes
"Hi Doug" Hi Roger! "It's the Tyvek booties which are the real weak point imho. If you left the soles of the joggers fully exposed, with micro-spikes, I reckon you might do...

In GEAR » Trail Runners and Snow
March 04, 1:48pm

The Art of Racing in my Brain
I tend to overthink when packing for a backpacking trip. Which often means I tend to overpack. A number of times. Because when packing for a trip, I often don’t just pack once, but two or three t...

In Chaff » The Art of Racing in my Brain
March 04, 1:13pm

Re: Ok
"Jeff....I don't get it....help?" They're the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles football team.... Edited to add: and they suck. They won their first game last year, then lo...

In Photography » Golden Eagle eating deer that mountain lion killed
March 04, 9:30am

Re: Re: Ok
"but presume that what iDVD used to offer should be available in similar form within iMovie" No, iMovie used to use iDVD to burn movies, you need both (or a similar program like the fr...

In Other Activities » More Mac help please
March 03, 9:24pm

Re: Ok
If it were me, I'd go with the free Burn first. If it works (and it seems to, it's pretty well regarded online), then why spend money on a program that hasn't been updated in a couple o...

In Other Activities » More Mac help please
March 03, 9:05pm

Re: Yes
Okay, to burn DVDs on a Mac these days, most folks recommend a free burner called .... Burn! You can get it here: http://burn-osx.sourceforge.net/Pages/English/home.html You won't be able...

In Other Activities » More Mac help please
March 03, 9:00pm

Re: More Mac help please
Kat, Are you sure iMovie didn't come with your Mac? Never heard of it not coming with a Mac. Do you mean iDVD? That was discontinued years ago so, yes, it doesn't come on any Macs, no...

In Other Activities » More Mac help please
March 03, 8:46pm

Re: Re: Exchange?
Can't you shorten the stay, or is that not possible because of the way it's built?

In GEAR » elemental horizons aquilo x large stay lenght
March 03, 3:49pm

Re: Re: Backpacks and Dogs
Looking at the trekking belt on this page: http://www.nooksackracing.com/skijoring.html Not sure when you need it by, but perhaps you could call Chris at ULA and talk about a custom belt made fo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacks and Dogs
March 03, 1:36pm

Re: Backpacks and Dogs
Well, if you don't absolutely need the hip belt pockets on the pack, then it could be a relatively easy solution. I'm pretty sure all ULA packs have a removable hip belt that goes through a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacks and Dogs
March 03, 1:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am