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Lynn Tramper (retropump) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by Lynn Tramper

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Re: Gangs and other thugs
"If you're willing to have a stash of pepper spray because dogs are a problem, consider how well people will respond to gun laws in places like Oakland. Those who do comply only shift the ...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 21, 1:58pm

Re: Magazine versus clip
"No gun owner is going to take your opinion on controlling specific firearms seriously if you can't get that right. I know that sounds rude, but it's the truth." You are right ...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 20, 12:28pm

Re: Newtown
I guess I am still wanting to hear from someone who owns a semi-automatic gun with high capacity clips as to why they feel a need for such a weapon as a law-abiding responsible gun owner. I will n...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 17, 8:07pm

Huh, I don't know what you guys are quibling about. I've watched enough Bear Grylls to know that you don't really even need a backpack to go backpacking. Instead of reading a book, yo...

In Philosophy & Technique » King of Denial
January 17, 7:34pm

Re: Israel versus Palestine
It's strange how threads can drift!! To me it is disheartening to see any country (or observer state) define their identity by their religious background. I really don't see how Israel...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 16, 1:22pm

Re: "Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?"
No, that thread hasn't changed my mind. I mostly see excuses as to why it is too hard/impractical/not desirable to make changes to guns laws. What is needed IMHO is a) a recognition that guns...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 14, 4:07pm

Re: Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 13, 2:02pm

Re: Cox-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
"First of all, no NSAID will "interfere" with cartilage healing or worsen osteoarthritis, because cartilage doesn't has no blood supply and once it is damaged that dama...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ibuprofen risk
January 06, 7:15pm

More bad news for ibuprofen
Ibuprofen also reduces your ability to repair and make new cartilage. So people who are advised to take it for osteo-arthritic pain get a two-edged sword. It temporarily makes the pain more beara...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ibuprofen risk
December 12, 1:13pm

Re: Re: Which used bag would fetch more $: WM Summerlite or FF Rock Wren?
Yeah, what John said. It kinda depends on where you are going to try and sell it. I imagine that on somewhere like Ebay, the WM would fetch more, as it is a mainstream well recognised brand, but ...

In GEAR » Which used bag would fetch more $: WM Summerlite or FF Rock Wren?
November 25, 1:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am