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Steven McAllister (brooklynkayak) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Atlantic North East
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CityBrooklyn
StateNY
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All Forum Posts by Steven McAllister

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Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
Re: NiMH, Unless NiMH have changed over the years, I would never ever consider them for below freezing weather. I've never had one make it through a cold night. My cell phone and camera ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
February 16, 4:11am

Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
"My mother encouraged me to sleep with my Steripen..." Hmmm, I wonder .... :-)

In Editor's Roundtable » Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
February 13, 5:56pm

Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
Re: "And how can they be deemed gotten rid of if their little bug bodies are still there? Yuck." They are microscopic organisms, and they don't actually get killed, just geneticall...

In Editor's Roundtable » Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
February 13, 5:42pm

Cuben tarp comparison: MLD Patrol Vs Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
Thanks Dave, I can see how many would like the extra room, and for not that much more money or weight.

In GEAR » Cuben tarp comparison: MLD Patrol Vs Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
February 12, 6:26am

Cuben tarp comparison: MLD Patrol Vs Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
I suspect you will be quite happy with your choice. People who have them tend hang on them.

In GEAR » Cuben tarp comparison: MLD Patrol Vs Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
February 12, 5:06am

MLD Patrol Shelter coverage?
Regarding getting in and out of the Patrol when pitched tight to the ground, you do have unhook one corner line to get in and out, but not a problem once you get used to it. Not necessary when p...

In GEAR » MLD Patrol Shelter coverage?
February 11, 3:39pm

MLD Patrol
I have been using a cuben MLD Patrol for a few years now. Regarding roominess, it depends on the pitch and in fact one of the big reasons I like the Patrol is it's flexibility. I suspect i...

In GEAR » Cuben tarp comparison: MLD Patrol Vs Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
February 11, 3:20pm

Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
I have been using the Classic 2 since shortly after it's release. I have never had a problem with it and have sometimes treated water for several people in a group. It is heavier than some ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Steripen Classic 3: Spotlite Review
February 11, 2:34pm

Hammock newbie, some questions and thoughts
Re: "The undercover can be Pertex or Driducks and does not need to be waterproof to be a windbreak." Or even very light ripstop, which breaths even better and inexpensive. It could e...

In Hammocks » Hammock newbie, some questions and thoughts
November 25, 7:53am

Learning to poncho (a recent convert)
One thing that I've found is that a your typical 5x8(or 9) style poncho tarp was generally fine for me in more arid climates, but not so much in wetter environments. I lean toward either big...

In Philosophy & Technique » Learning to poncho (a recent convert)
November 07, 12:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven McAllister

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GoLite Hut 1
I have the Hut 1. Recently had to pitch it on a flat exposed rock in 40+ MPH winds. Used heavy rocks instead of stakes. Pitched it tight to the ground. No problems. Because of the tight pitch, it...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 16, 10:30am