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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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Titanium should not rust. It should just be rust from the canister and scouring will clean it up. Wait for a second opinion though :)

In GEAR » Rusty pot
March 24, 7:37am

Thanks again
Thanks again all, I feel like I'm becoming annoying asking all these questions but I just want to get everything right before I fork out so much moolah! Take care Benen

In GEAR » Cook / Eat system
March 24, 7:27am

I also noticed that its an extra hundred grams on the hyperflow and 3 times the weight of the MIOX. But I guess you could leave the Clean Water bag at home and connect it directly to a hoser and sa...

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 7:15am

haha, my first aid kit was over 17oz. I didn't even think twice about it until i got onto this forum. The only time i opened it was to see what was inside the day I bought it.

In Gear Lists » Thank you, insane unltralight people.
March 24, 7:10am

Thru Hiker
He recommends the thru-hiker. Definitely top of my list for a huge weight reduction once I get all of my other gear! It's a great price and insanely light. If we got a stove and pot each it wou...

In GEAR » Cook / Eat system
March 24, 7:06am

so the pro should be suitable for the evernew .9L? Or maybe the Thru Hiker? They practically all weigh the same anyways.

In GEAR » Cook / Eat system
March 24, 6:41am

Nearly There!
Hi again :) I finally think I'm nearly read to place my order for all of my new backpacking gear. Just got to go in to a local store and double check a few things. One of the final things I...

In GEAR » Nearly There!
March 24, 6:21am

Thanks Chris!
Thanks for that Chris. That's very kind of you! Any other comments on the Osprey Kestrel range vs the Gregory Z range? Another note. Since we're going to be purchasing the Neo-Air sle...

In Gear Lists » Updated Gear List
March 24, 2:30am

thanks Nick, It has to be something from moosejaw because postage from the US is too much to buy from seperate sellers. They do sell golite packs but not sure if there are any other options there.

In Gear Lists » Updated Gear List
March 24, 1:34am

Thanks Chris
Thanks mate. I think the thing that draws us most to the osprey packs is the curved frame to keep the pack off of your back. As we said before it can get very hot here and after doing some day tri...

In Gear Lists » Updated Gear List
March 24, 1:11am

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