November 20, 2015 8:16 PM MST - Subscription purchasing, account maintenance, forum profile maintenance, new account registration, and forum posting have been disabled
as we prepare our databases for the final migration to our new server next week. Stay tuned here for more details.
Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Craig Price (skeets) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Melbourne, Australia
About Me Craig Price has not added a biography yet.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Craig Price

Showing 11 - 20 of 66 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Forum » Thread

disposable maps
I now buy all my maps electronically these days: (1) they are fully waterproof when downloaded onto my waterproof GPS :) (2) I print off a paper copy for the specific walk route, blown up in deta...

In Multiple Use Gear » Water proof map, on the cheap
March 23, 6:14am

tenkara-walking staff
oh wow, TiGoat has expanded their line up of tenkara attachments to the old Ti APGs to convert walking staffs into tenkara rods. also have one forthe gossamer staff. Site for staffs now rutalocur...

In Multiple Use Gear » Fishing rig for hiking pole.....
March 23, 6:02am

steripen in tannin stained water?
to bring it back closer to topic: if you didn't remove the tannin, do you think the steripen still works? if so, how stained would it need to be before it was a problem? to put in layman ter...

In Make Your Own Gear » water filter advice
March 23, 5:49am

WM bags
unless you are young, superfit with high metabolism and don't feel the cold, I'd be rather surprised if you were comfortable in a WM ultralite at those temps in a tarptent. I find my limit...

In GEAR » which bag - WM or FF?
March 13, 1:02am

Chris, Pm me and I am happy to help with advice if you still want it. craig

In Fishing » Beginner Tenkara
January 20, 9:38pm

my tips - sure, ask advice like you are doing, read some threads/articles, and watch some videos, but don't do this not too long - you can't learn it all by book. most importantly, abo...

In Fishing » Beginner Tenkara
December 31, 9:07pm

re - 1 in 300? really?
Chris is right as usual. I saw a living demonstration today, when my son lost two small rainbows today for the very reasons you note. the 'bows are somewhat worse in this respect, as they jum...

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 27, 1:03am

Re: this is backpacking light
"save the weight and go barbless" best response yet!

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 15, 9:58pm

exos 46 vs 58
the 58 is huge, much bigger than 46, and seems like it is about 5-10L bigger than stated volume. I find both extremely comfortable, and hipbelts are fine. my stomach "bones" are probabl...

In GEAR » Talk me out of an Exos 58
December 15, 9:55pm

my experiences not entirely in line with others
re driducks - agree that they are light and start off as waterproof, but in the bush in Australia and NZ, the rubber material tends to catch and snag on our scrub (teatree, gorse, blackberry, numer...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Alternative Rainwear: State of the Market Report - Part 1: Introducing and Defining Alternative Rainwear
November 24, 10:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig Price

Showing 1 - 3 of 3 | Page: 1



Gossamer Gear Squall 2010
Just bought one, and while can't yet post a review, need to put in a comment about the company. A minor slip up resulted in the rear pole being forgotten from the packed tent. Contacted the st...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 21, 3:42am

KOMPERDELL Carbon Ultra Light C3
Not that light, my 140cm version weighs 180g or 6.3oz each - most of the weight is in the heavy handle. I have the opposite problem. The poles jam in both of the bottom sections. No probs with s...

In Trekking Poles
May 21, 3:34am

SteriPen Adventurer
I've had the Steripen Journey for some time now. It does everything it was stated to do. I don't need to carry lots of water. As I backpack to fish (solely), I am near or aiming to get to, ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 21, 3:18am