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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: Still happy with the old ONE
I'm sizing up my stock of cuben for a MYOG version, so my original ONE may be available sooner than the new ONE. :-) Though the way it's looking, my cuben tent may be more Gatewood Cape ...

In GEAR » The new ONE
July 21, 3:38pm

Still happy with the old ONE
My original 'ONE' is still going strong. 18.6oz in the stuff sack fully seam sealed. I put a rubber grommet in the peak so I could connect the pole tops with a cf arrow shaft. This much imp...

In GEAR » The new ONE
July 21, 3:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Update and 100D floor
"Everyone thinks Tyvek is overkill at 1.8oz/yd" I don't bother carrying a puncture repair kit for the mattress any more since I've been using Tyvek for my tent floors. That rep...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
July 21, 2:23pm

Re: Re: Sure
Parts purchased, shipping around £5 all being well if I can squeeze the bits into an inch thick parcel.

In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 2:16pm

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In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 9:03am

Re: Re: Grip handle material
My low tech pole handles consist of crepe bandage bound on with 2" wide zinc oxide tape. Enough to use with both the poles to splint a broken leg with.

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of Trekking pole handle
July 20, 4:23am

Re: Grant-writing scientist (non-climate) point of view
Charlie F says: References to "models differ from empirical data". I make models. Some of them are pretty awful. It's an iterative process. Some are obviously screwy but published any...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 09, 1:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Toyota Pious
Ok Doug, no-one likes having their preferred wheels slagged off, so, sorry. :-) I once joked to the guy at the next table outside a pub that the Jeep Cherokee parked nearby looked like a Volvo e...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 1:23pm

Re: Re: Prius
Ian B: I hope in the next 20-30 years, electric cars will be a viable option for all people and we can stop or greatly reduce importing fossil fuels. Well we can agree there. Less importing of F...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 11:21am

Re: Toyota Pious
Hi Doug. "And the battery also recharges via regenerative braking" You might get about 1/3 of the braking energy back in slow stop-start traffic. Good to see they've gone on a d...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 9:44am

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