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Stuart Allie (stuart.allie) - BPL Guest

My Locale Australia
About Me Did a lot of bushwalking in my teens and 20's, now returning to it in my 40's and discovering the joy of going lightweight.
StateTasmania
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by Stuart Allie

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Re: Re: A topo of your tent
I have made 3D CAD models of a bunch of tents and shelters over the last few years, precisely for the purpose of helping me work out which ones would work for me and which wouldn't. After mode...

In GEAR » A topo of your tent
May 04, 6:18pm

Re: re carbon fibre poles
Gordon, That's interesting news about fibraplex. If you do go that route, please let us know how it goes, as I'd be interested in a Nallo 2 pole set as well. Cheers, Stuart

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 27, 2:00am

Re: Carbon fibre poles
Gordon, Note that Fibraplex make replacement poles for the Nallo 3 and 4, but NOT for the Nallo 2. I'd be pretty confident that is because the curvature of the Nallo 2 poles is more than th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 26, 6:41pm

Re: Re:Update
Actually, they got sent to South Korea apparently... Years ago I had some CDs that got sent to Tanzania rather than Tasmania. At least that one made some kind of sense.

In GEAR » Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
March 16, 11:43pm

Re: Re: Update
One last update. I had an email from Linas at Fibraplex apologising for the delay and lack of contact. There was a mix-up with shipping my order but he's assured me it will ship on Monday. S...

In GEAR » Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
March 16, 10:11pm

Re: Update
A big thank you to Ben for chasing that up for me. It's good to know that fibraplex aren't crooks, they are just a bit rubbish with their customer service :) Now I can just go back to w...

In GEAR » Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
March 16, 5:14pm

Re: Re: Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
Thanks for the kind offer Ben - PM sent!

In GEAR » Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
March 15, 6:26pm

Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
Does anybody have any *recent* experiences dealing with Fibraplex? I ask because I placed an order with them over a month ago (Feb 13) and, apart from an initial automated "thanks for your or...

In GEAR » Any recent experiences with Fibraplex?
March 15, 4:35pm

Re: half pyramid
I'm surprised nobody has pointed this out yet, but this is very close to a tarp version of the SMD Lunar Solo, particularly the new 2012 version. And Ron Moak has said that he is considering m...

In Make Your Own Gear » Half Pyramid
March 05, 3:15pm

Re: straight carbon poles for trailstar
Aaron, thanks for that. I agree with what you said - I just can't find any (non-pultruded :) carbon tubing that has a large diameter but fairly thin wall and is available in small quantities. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tunnel Tent - Pole Connector questions
February 01, 3:03am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Allie

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ULA Equipment
The guys at ULA were very helpful and friendly when answering my questions about their products. When I placed an order the pack arrived in Australia a week later in perfect condition and exactly as ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:54pm

Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
I just received my JRB quilts. They were dispatched straight away and got to me here in Australia in a week. There were no hassles with having them sent half way around the world, they were packed s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 26, 5:48pm

Western Mountaineering The Company
1. Discriminatory pricing. As an Australian resident, WM do not *allow* their online retailers to sell to me. (Is such a contract even legal?) The only Austalian based retailer inflates the prices b...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 28, 6:33pm

Inov8 RocLite 318 GTX
The Inov8 Roclite 318 GTX are my first lightweight bushwalking shoes. Until now I have used heavy solid leather boots so these shoes are a radical step for me. My boots weighed nearly 900 grams each...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 10, 11:59pm