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#181242 - 12/10/13 11:41 PM Hello Fellow Backpackers!
Black Mesa Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
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Hey everyone I am new here to the forums. Just thought I would stop in and say hi!

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#181250 - 12/11/13 10:05 AM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
ETSU Pride Offline
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Registered: 10/25/10
Posts: 931
Loc: Knoxville, TN
welcome aboard!
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#181252 - 12/11/13 10:54 AM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
hikerduane Offline
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Registered: 02/23/03
Posts: 2123
Loc: Meadow Valley, CA
Oh no, not a new face! smile Welcome.
Duane

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#181262 - 12/11/13 04:26 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
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Registered: 09/16/13
Posts: 276
Howdy! cool

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#181266 - 12/11/13 05:28 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 6371
Loc: Gateway to Columbia Gorge
We love new faces, especially friendly ones! Welcome!
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#181268 - 12/11/13 06:26 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
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Registered: 02/07/07
Posts: 3865
Loc: Ozark Mountains in SW Missouri
Welcome!

Tell us a little about yourself and, of course, where you backpack!
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#181280 - 12/12/13 01:10 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: billstephenson]
Black Mesa Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
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Hey everyone! Thank you all for the warm welcome!

Well I am 34, I live in Tulsa Oklahoma, and I love to backpack. I have just started a small gear company called Black Mesa Outfitters. Not reinventing the wheel yet... lol

And so far this forum has given me some great ideas! I am glad I stumbled upon this site!

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#181293 - 12/12/13 11:57 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
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Registered: 02/07/07
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Loc: Ozark Mountains in SW Missouri
Cool! I was going ask if you were an "Okie". cool

You're not to awful far from me, I'm near Branson, Mo. What kind of gear are you making, we're all going to want to hear about that!

If you ever get this way and want help testing some I'll sure volunteer grin

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#181294 - 12/13/13 04:17 AM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: billstephenson]
Black Mesa Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
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You are only a few hours away! I have 2 products ready for market. And 2 more on the way. My first 2 releases are an ultralight kitchen clean up kit. And the second is a ultralight pack towel. I am still setting up my website (along with a metric ton of other crap). So it may be a bit before I have a proper web store.


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#181303 - 12/13/13 05:04 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
billstephenson Offline
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Registered: 02/07/07
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Loc: Ozark Mountains in SW Missouri
Well we certainly want to see those!

I can use a kitchen clean up kit and a towel too. cool

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#181306 - 12/13/13 06:09 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 6371
Loc: Gateway to Columbia Gorge
Sorry for going into my buttinski moderator mode, but I hope you'll check out our advertising policy here (page down to "Advertising").

This shouldn't be an issue at present while you're in early startup mode, but please do contact Packlite, the site owner, if you haven't already, for details/clarification. Thanks!

{Takes off moderator hat] I'm interested to see what you'll be offering!


Edited by OregonMouse (12/13/13 06:10 PM)
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#181323 - 12/15/13 03:26 AM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: OregonMouse]
Black Mesa Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 12
Sorry, I was just answering a question. I did not intend to break any rules.

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#181325 - 12/15/13 12:02 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: Black Mesa]
jimmyb Offline
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Registered: 09/16/13
Posts: 276
Not to worry, OM is just doing her job. Everyone gets one bite of the apple laugh. So don't let it scare you away. Stick around and have some fun.

jimmyb

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#181330 - 12/15/13 06:29 PM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: jimmyb]
OregonMouse Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 6371
Loc: Gateway to Columbia Gorge
Right--no rules have been broken! As I said, at this point you are very much in startup mode so there are no issues. Once you get going, though, please consult with Packlite. Thanks!


Edited by OregonMouse (12/15/13 06:31 PM)
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#181335 - 12/16/13 12:46 AM Re: Hello Fellow Backpackers! [Re: OregonMouse]
Black Mesa Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 12
Yes I have already contacted them.

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