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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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All Forum Posts by Stuart R

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Re: Fitness Monitors?
Before you decide what features you want, you need to realise how you actually monitor cardiovacular fitness. There are many methods, but two common methods are as follows: 1) You run (or walk o...

In GEAR » Fitness Monitors?
November 29, 2:33am

Re: You can make Spaghetti in less hot water quickly.
Hi Yukio, good to hear from you again. Spaghetti is popular in Japan? I thought you only ate rice and noodles ;-) Instead of soaking the spaghetti in cold water for a long time, you can boil for ...

In Make Your Own Gear » You can make Spaghetti in less hot water quickly.
November 26, 1:18pm

Re: Recharging CR2032
No experience, but I know that rechargeable CR2030 use Li-ion chemistry which gives a cell voltage of 3.6V whereas normal CR2030 are lithium which gives 3.0V nominally. Will the E+light cope wit...

In GEAR » Recharging CR2032
November 26, 2:03am

Re: Garmin for the semi-luddite
>> If I don't use the gadget regularly, I won't remember how to use it when I need it.<< If you find the interface on the Etrex series less than intuitive, consider the Dakot...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 25, 3:12pm

Re: aluminized fabric
Interesting article, thanks for the link Alex

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 23, 1:39pm

Re: Bivy Condensation
I have often wondered whether a bivi (or tarp or tent) made from a fabric with a metallic reflective (low emissivity) coating would suffer less from condensation on clear nights. In theory the temp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 22, 9:05am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Temperature limits?
James, that table is for 100% propane. You need to look at these tables for propane/butane mixtures: http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/propane-butane-mix-d_1043.html Note that this table is refer...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
November 21, 2:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Temperature limits?
I'm pleased that we are both right Douglas :-) My statement "you can expect the stove to work with an inverted canister down to 0F." was beng conservative, an inverted canister can w...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
November 21, 2:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Temperature limits?
As usual, I don't understand a word you write James. Propane is a slightly smaller molecule than butane, so it tends to concentrate slightly near the bottom. Really? At the bottom of what...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
November 21, 9:32am

Re: Re: Re: Temperature limits?
Iso-butane is not useless. In fact, if you are using an upright stove you want the highest proportion of iso-butane that you can get: MSR IsoPro or Jetboil are good candidates. It's regular n-b...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
November 21, 8:49am

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