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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Backpacking since 11 years old. :-)
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
I've got as far as making a scale model of my tent design in paper. I'm leaning towards a geodesic support structure totalling 14 x 2-section 1m poles, so I think I might go a little thinne...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 29, 12:37pm

Re: WTB: Lightly used 2-person backpacking tent
It's going to be single skin at that weight for 2. Golite Hex 3 (Shangri-lan3) teepee is big enough to avoid the condensation and weather worthy (with some longer stakes).

In Gear Swap » WTB: Lightly used 2-person backpacking tent
August 21, 1:06pm

Re: WTB: Down Quilt
I Have an older but little used quilt Tim Marshall made for me. 900fp down, under 20oz, water resistant fabric at head and foot. I asked Tim to bias the fill more towards the lower legs as I take a...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Quilt
August 21, 8:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
More great info, Thanks Roger C. So the latest fibraplexes might not like doing a tight radius without elbows. A single elbow might work though. I'm beginning to think I need a few pole sets...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 20, 4:08pm

Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
Pierre, maybe this firm can help with info http://www.mountainhardwear.eu/Atlas-Poles/AtlasPoles,default,pg.html I'm going to dig out my collection of cf golf club shafts and do some weighi...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 20, 11:25am

Re: Re: Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
Roger C: "I doubt you can bend CF tubing tight enough for a real tunnel design" Fibreplex seems to manage it. This image is from Doug Johnson's BPL article . Anyway, the comp...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 20, 5:25am

Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
Thanks for the advice Roger, I'll consult my archery friend to source some good quality 2D shafts. I am torn between straight sections with elbows and a stressed curve. Maybe I'll go for a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 19, 4:26pm

Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
This thread has inspired me to do something with the 5 yards of 0.74oz Cuben I've had sitting in my gear cupboard, apologies for crashing in with a question. Roger C: What weight of carbon ...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 19, 12:47pm

Happy ending

In Chaff » BPL Pet Of The Month Thread
August 18, 4:22pm

Re: Looking for a 3 season Down bag/quilt....
Is that 3 season up in the mountains or down by the sea? How tall are you?

In Gear Swap » Looking for a 3 season Down bag/quilt....
August 18, 4:14pm

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