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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
CityAdelaide
StateSouth Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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Re: Re: Re: Re: MYOG Down Jacket with Box Baffles.
That's impressive Aaron. I'm guessing that a vest would be a much easier thing to make...I might start with one of those first :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Jacket with Box Baffles.
July 06, 9:49pm

Science
There are plenty of actual scientific studies that show Permethrin is affective on clothing and netting. Its definitely worth it.

In GEAR » Permethrin treated net skirt of a tarp
July 05, 10:15pm

Shampoo
I just started using it today as shampoo by coincidence. My hair is also "mil spec" short. I followed it with a splash of apple cider vinegar as conditioner. I won't need to do this e...

In Multiple Use Gear » Baking Soda
July 05, 7:19am

Challenger WPB Cuben Event now for sale in Materials
Joe just answered my question via email. Its for sale, same price per half yard as the other version, both for sale: http://www.zpacks.com/materials.shtml Joe confirms that its slightly less du...

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 04, 7:29pm

Re: Cold sleeper gets FROZEN toes at night looking for UL but warm socks
Mik, what are your current socks exactly? There are plenty of great options out there with down or synthetic booties, of different warmth and weight levels depending on what you need. Goosefeet ...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper gets FROZEN toes at night looking for UL but warm socks
July 04, 4:52am

Re: adam - ortlieb
Yep, just check Max's blog Dave. Using an allen key (I think from memory without getting them out and looking at them) you can pull them apart mostly, the screws go right through the plastic mo...

In GEAR » 2-year, 3,000 Mile Review of the Ortlieb Expedition Bike Bags
July 03, 11:45pm

Cold water
I eat rolled oats for breakfast at home. At home I soak them overnight then add a little milk in the morning and chuck it in the microwave for a minute. No sugar or other additives, just the milk. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cold oatmeal replacement for quick breakfast
July 03, 6:48pm

Get the "plus" versions
3000 miles isn't very much for a pair of panniers...I've put more than that on dirt cheap crappy made no brand name ones commuting. But, I do agree, these are good panniers. Better ar...

In GEAR » 2-year, 3,000 Mile Review of the Ortlieb Expedition Bike Bags
July 03, 5:43am

Re: Bonded Cuben down quilt
Hi Colin wondering three years on, how your bonded baffles have held up? I like how you've done them. Cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben down quilt
July 02, 5:45pm

Breathability vs WPB Cuben
How does that stack up against WPB Cuben (the 1.42oz stuff)? In a lot of applications I can see sacrificing absolute waterproofness for a small improvement in breathability worth it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pertex Equilibrium and Endurance
July 02, 6:14am

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