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marc D (mareco) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Scotland
About Me Construction Project Manager. Hike, climb, mountain bike and kayak.
Tent Designer.
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The Hilleberg House Project
Max You might want to check out this guy He has lived most of the year in a tent for the last 6 or 7 years, with occasional stays in bothies. He does this ...

In GEAR » The Hilleberg House Project
June 03, 3:19pm

APS-C vs M43
The Sony's have a bigger sensor, so generally more light catching ability (ie better at high ISO's). This can be important for night shots if you want a short exposure so that the stars don...

In Photography » Whats the opinion on micro 4/3s
April 03, 4:40pm

The CAFFIN tents come
Its a shame these are not going into production, I think they are better than any other tunnel tents on the market. Is there no way they can be made economically in Australia? When you look at H...

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
February 20, 2:22pm

Wintertent (Soulo copy):
Professional looking work. Well done!

In Make Your Own Gear » Wintertent (Soulo copy): I need your thoughts
December 27, 3:57pm

Re: NIce!
Thankyou. I never hiked in Tenerife, but sounds like a great trip! I do recall there being a lot of dark, hard soil there, probably remnants of lava deposits from its volcanic past. I like t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
December 08, 10:09am

Re: Windy
I hadn't checked the forecast and wasn't able to get out in the hills anyway, but I had left this tent out on the timber deck in my garden, not staked down. I had tied one side panel gu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
December 08, 5:39am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Old Slides
Bill I recently scanned my parent's slides from the early 60's, just over 3 thousand of them. I bought an Epson V700 which can scan 12 slides at a time. It can do these quite quickly ...

In GEAR » old film camars and slides... what to do?
November 23, 3:42pm

Re: Poles.
Anthony Just enough Easton to fulfil orders at the moment, should have more in about a week. PM me and I will see what I can do.

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
November 04, 3:35pm

Re: Potential move overseas
The North Sea oil business based around Aberdeen, Scotland is booming now and I believe there is a healthy product/manufacturing/support industry also. You would have very easy access to the Sco...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Potential move overseas
October 14, 4:24am

Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
I always carry one, though fortunately never had to use them. I have given a couple to people who have got into difficulties in the mountains and were needing picked up by the mountain rescue teams...

In GEAR » Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
October 11, 12:55pm

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