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Stuart R (Scunnered) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Scotland
About Me "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the state of science, whatever the matter may be."
Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) 1883

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Real data
I actually wrote some of the original code for the automatic weather station on Cairngorm as an undergrad. Some of the measurement data is available online at http://cairngormweather.eps.hw.ac.uk ...

In GEAR » Accurately Estimating Wind Speed
November 11, 2:21pm

Re: Accurately Estimating Wind Speed
Many tents will not withstand strong winds. This was filmed on the Isle of Skye (sea level), from a Trek T1 tunnel tent: http://youtu.be/r4NN3cltuuY It doesn't even look that windy to me ...

In GEAR » Accurately Estimating Wind Speed
November 09, 3:18am

Re: Lightweight canister for lightweight stove
The weight of a canister is influenced by its manufacturing process which is determined by it's shape, as well as it's size. Tall slim canisters, made from a welded tube with two end caps, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightweight canister for lightweight stove
November 06, 3:29pm

Re: Making a Lid instructions
I made a former out off a scrap piece of 1/4" aluminium, as shown in the original post. I don't think wood will be hard enough. One edge of the former has an arc at the desired radius. The...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a Lid out of Alum. Flashing
November 04, 1:03pm

Breche de Rolande
This is the Spanish side, so could also be titled "Breca de Rolando"

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
October 19, 8:17am

Re: Moment in Wind
Samuel I did make and still use my tent. It is supported by a single hoop pole and a smaller vertical pole at the foot, so I would not expect it to fare much better then the Moment in strong wind....

In GEAR » TT Moment in moderate wind
October 04, 1:59pm

TT Moment in moderate wind
http://tracksterman.tumblr.com/post/61665521042/waking-up-to-rain-this-morning-i-was-glad-to-be This guy is almost a nomad for much of the year and knows his gear, but is not too impressed with ...

In GEAR » TT Moment in moderate wind
October 03, 2:53pm

Re: Wintertent (Soulo copy): I need your thoughts
It looks like you have made an exact frame to make precise templates for your panels. But a word of warning - if you plan to use silnylon fabric, it has some stretch. If you cut the fabric to the s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wintertent (Soulo copy): I need your thoughts
October 01, 2:56pm

Re: snow travel footwear system
I want to try doing some snow hiking this winter. I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do for footwear. I plan on using rocky mountain gortex socks over regular weight wool socks in ...

In GEAR » snow travel footwear system
September 25, 2:18pm

Re: MYOG Tent plans and details
Interesting design and very well made! It's really good to see inovative alternatives to mainstream offerings. I don't use poles myself so my solution for the same conditions is here. It ha...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tent plans and details
September 24, 1:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Stuart R

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Coleman Exponent Non-stick Cook Kit
At first glance this looks like just another anodised aluminium cook set, but on closer inspection you will find that these pots have a real standout feature. There is a spiral groove machined or stam...

In Cookware - Other
March 29, 12:43pm