Reviewer Bill Garlinghouse Wins Old Town Kayak Package


Congratulations, Bill Garlinghouse, who won an $880 kayak setup, thanks to Johnson Outdoors!

Congratulations to community member and gear reviewer Bill "L.Dog" Garlinghouse!

Bill just won a paddling package, including an Old Town kayak, Carlisle paddle, and Extrasport PFD, all thanks to Johnson Outdoors ($880 value). Plus, we're sending him a Trailspace Trail Runner Cap to wear on his outdoor adventures in Michigan and beyond.

Bill's Hennessy Hammock review was selected randomly from all qualifying outdoor gear reviews submitted since April 1 (our members shared 303 reviews during this contest period!).

Among other backpacking gear, Bill reviewed his Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker Asym:

"Perfect for the solo backpacker in areas where there are lots of trees. Most comfortable sleep this side sleeper has had in the outdoors."

For sharing his reviews (including three Killer Reviews!), Bill wins an Old Town Camden 106 kayak, a Carlisle Magic Plus paddle, and an Extrasport Equinox DLX PFD. Have fun paddling and exploring with your new kayak setup, Bill!

Thanks to Bill, and everyone who has shared reviews of his or her outdoor gear with their fellow Trailspace community members.

If you didn't win this time, stay tuned for our next write-a-review gear giveaway starting tomorrow.

 

Old Town Camden 106 Kayak


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Comments

Alicia
TRAILSPACE STAFF
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3,212 forum posts
April 30, 2014 at 8:59 a.m. (EDT)

Congratulations, Bill!

I had to laugh while preparing this blog and read the following in your profile's About section:

"When I'm done with the AT, I don't know what's next.  Maybe I'll buy a boat ..."

Bill "L.Dog" Garlinghouse (LDog)
REVIEW CORPS
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40 forum posts
April 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

Thank you!  Looks like I have three more reviews in the queue!

G00SE
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April 30, 2014 at 10:03 a.m. (EDT)

EXCELLENT! You put out some great reviews this month, L Dog. I hope we keep you around! A lot of folks seem to disappear after a contest. You're reviews are too good to end!

Daniel Oates
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April 30, 2014 at 10:22 a.m. (EDT)

Congrats L.Dog, great reviews and thorough contributions on forums too!

Joseph Renow (jrenow)
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April 30, 2014 at 11:09 a.m. (EDT)

Congrats L.Dog!

KiwiKlimber
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287 forum posts
April 30, 2014 at 12:07 p.m. (EDT)

Enjoy the new ride, Bill. I just realized that you are a newer member to TS. Your reviews read like a seasoned review-writing veteran. Always insightful and helpful. Glad the kayak is going to someone so well-deserving. 

Bill "L.Dog" Garlinghouse (LDog)
REVIEW CORPS
584 reviewer rep
40 forum posts
April 30, 2014 at 4:29 p.m. (EDT)

Thanks for all the kind words folks.  I'm not going anywhere.  Well except for a long hike this summer.  But I'll be sporting my Trailspace hat, taking lots of pics of gear in action, and I'll be back in the fall, raring to go.

bheiser1
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April 30, 2014 at 9:44 p.m. (EDT)

Wow, congrats Bill!

B. Frost (Billie 777)
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April 30, 2014 at 9:53 p.m. (EDT)

You lucky ducky!!! Congrats. Have fun on your next adventure.

Ben Rivers
705 reviewer rep
19 forum posts
April 30, 2014 at 11:06 p.m. (EDT)

Congrats.... That's a sweet win! Enjoyed your reviews!

jboothmtnbkr
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31 forum posts
May 1, 2014 at 8:42 a.m. (EDT)

Very nice win and great reviews!  Please keep it up and enjoy your new toy!!

herdingcats
906 reviewer rep
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May 1, 2014 at 12:46 p.m. (EDT)

Right on!  This is great Bill.

Kathleen Ward
53 reviewer rep
6 forum posts
September 6, 2014 at 6:53 p.m. (EDT)

Congratulations, Bill! I have enjoyed reading your excellent reviews. More please!

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