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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.
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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Thanks Greg :) Short and sweet. Just what I wanted to hear :)

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 10:34am

pack capacity
Thanks :) yeah that's a good idea but the problem is, my sleeping bags are in the post and we havent ordered our tent, sleeping pads, some clothes, hydration system, filter and some other thing...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 10:13am

pack capacity
Thanks Nick :) Could you work it out by volume of each item in our list and being generous? ie. stove 1L pots 5L 2x 3L platy's 6L platypus clean stream 2L 2x neo-airs 3L 2x wm ultrali...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 9:47am

well my wife thinks the miox looks like too much hassle and is worried about water taste. We went through and looked at the different filters and she likes the platy one best. I think with a bit of...

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 25, 9:38am

Backpack Capacity
Hi, I'm 99% ready to place my new gear order but since I don't have most of my gear to take to a local store to try out I have no clue as to the volume I will need. I've finally de...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 7:55am

Re: hyper flow
I thought they fixed that problem with the hyper flow and posted out new filters to people that let them know they had the old ones?

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 11:21pm

that looks crazy for an alco stove! Very interested to some test stats when you get around to it!

In GEAR » This Baby Burns!
March 24, 10:41pm

I could always go for the sweetwater purifier system but its getting a bit heavy at 14oz. Chlorine in the platy bags sounds pretty good.

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 7:39pm

miox sux
ha, thanks for that. I will probably carry the extra weight and have the convenience of the platy system then.

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 7:05pm

other questions
The Katadyn weighs about the same as they Platy so I'd probably go with the Platy since its gravity fed. Any help with my other questions? Pack Capacity? Soft Platy bottles in pack side ...

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 6:41pm

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