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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Allways on the move
About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).

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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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Re: Normal stick deodorant in a minibalm jar
"I just shave chips from a normal white stick deodorant into a minibalm jar and microwave it to melt them down. Smear it into place with a fingertip. Easier than stocking a special backpacking...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 19, 2:27pm

Re: Rocks
"I've noticed that Bpl tends to throw rocks at the mention of deodorant. I carry it, and would like to know your source. Feel free to ignore the stinkers." Sorry for late reply; ...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 19, 2:25pm

FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
Should I put this in the SUL section???? After conversations there I get the feeling those guys don't take deodorant on their trips. Anyway, my wife is NOT helping my OCD of finding 'lig...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 10, 1:37pm

the frame is really springy
I am not sure what the frame is made of and would not have guessed alu as it is extremely springy. 2 pliers/multi grips in the one location is an option just wanted to make sure it wasn't carbo...

In GEAR » Can Osprey's frame be bent?
September 06, 5:46pm


In GEAR » Can Osprey's frame be bent?
September 06, 12:30am

Can Osprey's frame be bent?
My mate bought the Osprey Atmos 50 and the external frame is digging into his hip. At full weight it is uncomfortable for him so he decided to bend it out of the way a little. But alas it is a very...

In GEAR » Can Osprey's frame be bent?
September 05, 6:14am

Re: Above 50 degrees
"WM Megalite with Klymit X-lite ( this is the short version.) I can put the Klymit inside the bag" Hmmmmm, wonder if I can put my Synmat Ul 7 Regular inside my Megalite.......

In GEAR » Torso only pads, Yay or Nay?
September 04, 3:56am

I have a punch kit
but for leather. Not sure what the difference is but I am having a hunch that the paper punches are sharper......which is what is needed. My leather punch just badly dented the thin Ti screen and w...

In GEAR » Punching holes in titanium foil
September 03, 4:33am

Here is my take
Q1.I tried the torso only self inflating pad. No probs not having feet on a pad but sleeping on my back (preferred position for me to fall asleep) was uncomfortable on my lower back. Your feet are ...

In GEAR » Torso only pads, Yay or Nay?
September 03, 4:01am

Anyone else??
How do you guys store your Fosters Pots in your packs????

In GEAR » What/how do you store your fosters pot in your pack?
September 03, 1:38am

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am