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Benen Huntley (benen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me I'm new to backpacking but love camping, rock climbing and the outdoors.
StateSouth Australia
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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Cat Can Stove
I thought I made a cat can stove but i some how managed to make it not work. I used a 3oz tin. Punched holes in the side just under the lip and also another row, offset to the top row. Maybe my fu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cat Can Stove
March 27, 10:20pm

Cheers ffor that greg :)

In GEAR » Cook / Eat system
March 27, 2:50pm

I thicken soups and stews using a product called Besan or Chick Pea Flour from indian grocery stores. It serves the same purpose as corn flour except it is made from chick peas so it is full of pro...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Thickening Soup or Stew
March 27, 10:54am

you people are just plain nasty! haha

In Multiple Use Gear » Olive oil
March 27, 10:32am

Thanks Ken :) but you mustn't know my wife if you call her lovely haha. j/k

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 26, 12:28am

why are you getting rid of them? will you post to australia?

In Gear Lists » FS: 2 NeoAir Regular - NEW In Box
March 25, 3:12pm

pack capacity
Ha, stop stealing my thread! haha Does anyone know if the sizes of the osprey packs are just the main compartment or the total volume of all compartments?

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 2:47pm

pack capacity
Ha, thanks guys. You're right, I am going for the just in case. The weight is practically the same so I might as well save myself that extra $80 postage of the seperate order and go for the 65L...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 12:25pm

The one I slept on last weekend. No idea how it ended up in my shed. Felt like it was made of nails.

In GEAR » stiffest CCF for a pack frame
March 25, 11:42am

I live in australia, so postage is about $80 a pop. Probably a bit extra for a package of that weight so its not something i can go and buy seperately. They are coming up on twice the price to buy ...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 11:30am

All Reader Reviews by Benen Huntley

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Hermits Hut
I just purchased two WM Ultralite bags from HH and they arrived today. I got an email to say when they were shipped and the shipped free from America to Australia. Couldn't be happier.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 31, 6:36am

Western Mountaineering The Company
As was previously said. I also live in Australia and they will not allow american retailers to sell to us. Ridiculous. I was surprised that I managed to purchase 2 sleeping bags from hermitshut which ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 7:37pm