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Colin Briggs (colinpbriggs) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: Where to buy them?
Thanx Roger, Clearly New Balance don't wont to sell me a pair of these Trail Runners! I tried all the on-line outlets in the US. Most won't ship to Oz. The only one that did doesn't ...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT1110GT Joggers SpotLite Review
July 22, 2:25am

Where to buy them?
Hi Roger, the joggers looked OK so I thought I would try them out. Don't seem to be able to buy them in Oz???? Tried the New Balance Outlet. They called their head office who said that this mod...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT1110GT Joggers SpotLite Review
July 12, 1:47am

I've taken one
I haven't walked the West Coast Track, but have done the Western Arthurs, The West Coast south from Strachan for 11 days and the Overland in Winter. I would take one. Make sure it has fibreglas...

In Gear Lists » Umbrella for Tasmania hike?
October 12, 1:50am

BackpackingLight does Mythbusters! Kabooom
Roger thanks for confirming what I already suspected re gas canisters. I have read most, if not all of your articles on gas stoves and canisters. My current setup is a Kovea Titanium stove and pr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Exploding Gas Canisters: The Hazard of Overheating
May 03, 12:54am

Source of Cuben Fibre and Climashield XP
G'Day everyone, great to see so many people experimenting with making your own gear! I've been making my own packs and clothing, wet weather gear, quilt etc. So far I've used Dyneema (G...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Hammock
March 14, 2:41pm

Lightweight Stove for India
I'm looking for a lightweight stove to take trekking in Northern India. The only fuel that is readily avaliable in Northern India is Kerosine, can't carry any fuel on the plane so I have to...

In GEAR » Lightweight Stove for India
February 03, 2:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Colin Briggs

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Thru-Hiker Kinsman Insulated Jacket.
If you like sewing your own gear then this has to be the best project you can ever do. The Kinsman is a windproof jacket with 1/2 inch of Primaloft insulation. It is more windproof than Gore 'Wind...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 17, 10:36pm

Petzl e+LITE
I just picked up one of these for AU$40.00. What a great piece of engineering! At 27 grams it is so light compared with the competition. I must say I don't agree with the other reviwers regarding...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 14, 3:19pm

Golite Hex 3
Excellent shelter. If you are going into sandy country make sure you take sand pegs. The Hex is great provided the pegs hold well. We had to resort to using sticks in the sand as normal pegs wouldn't ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 21, 5:55pm