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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
CityAdelaide
StateSouth Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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Re: ok
Still no message from the other guy, so if you want it Chris, PM me (you might need to set up PMs first by putting your email address in, I cant PM you directly as it isn't in yet). Cheers

In Gear Swap » FS Neoair XLite Small 215g (15g under manufacturer spec)
June 19, 12:37am

From here
...could you just add three more struts to form a triangular pyramid. Then you can hold on the apex or the end of either of the three, in use. Would be very strong. I like the triangle idea :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Concept Design for UL Cuben fiber, Silnylon, Carbon fiber, Dyneema cord, fully collaspseable Umbrella
June 17, 11:30pm

RE: "FS Neoair XLite Small 215g (15g under manufacturer spec)"
Price includes shipping to USA no worries, via unregistered airmail. If turbotortoise can work out how to PM me, they can have first dibs on it (assuming he/she is not Nigerian...).

In Gear Swap » FS Neoair XLite Small 215g (15g under manufacturer spec)
June 17, 7:35pm

FS Neoair XLite Small 215g (15g under manufacturer spec)
FS Neoair XLite Small Yellow. On my scales it is 215grams, which is 15grams (~half an oz) under manufacturers spec. Some neoairs can be under, some over spec. Get one that is definitely under! ...

In Gear Swap » FS Neoair XLite Small 215g (15g under manufacturer spec)
June 17, 12:58am

Re: rain splats. (somebody please make these in cuben fiber)
How do they go on a brisk ride in the rain? They look like they are made of fairly heavy canvas so a lot of weight to be saved. One issue might be though that the canvas and edge binding provide...

In GEAR » rain splats. (somebody please make these in cuben fiber)
June 07, 11:55pm

BSA Alcohol Ban
That's interesting, I didn't realise they had done a ban too. I've been seriously considering raising this as an option at least in South Australia for Scouts. The upshot is it will sav...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » The easiest, cheapest, robust Scout backpacking stove ever?
May 18, 6:18am

Osprey
My wife and I recently tried on an Osprey Pogo Plus child carrier. We have a 2013 model Macpac Possum (generally previously considered the duck's guts of child carriers) but we both struggle to...

In GEAR » why are osprey packs so popular?
May 05, 6:37pm

Re: Re: Fire Bans
+2 As an Australian, reading here about people's objections to being told what to do with regard to fire safety/fire bans is hilarious. 100% of fellow Aussies would tell you you're a *@#...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 05, 6:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Starlyte
Or miss the stove entirely. You don't go hiking with teenagers do you? Its not hard to make a mess. I'd like to see you use your bandana to get alcohol out of the A0 horizon. In any case...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 02, 8:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Trying for SUL, but without spending any money over what I already have. Critique my list!
I agree with Aaron's comments, except the bivy. Even not changing the bivy you can get "SUL". Also, its a tyvek bivy??? That's pretty light for a quasi WPB bivy. With no other she...

In Gear Lists » Trying for SUL, but without spending any money over what I already have. Critique my list!
May 02, 6:41pm

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