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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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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

What/how do you store your fosters pot in your pack?
Hi guys, I have a ribbed 2 cup flat bottomed Foster Pot on the way from Dan. I can clearly see how the ribs added to the alu can walls will make the can stronger but I am still a bit dubious in ...

In GEAR » What/how do you store your fosters pot in your pack?
September 01, 4:30am

Re: Re: To Dan
I just finished holidays and literally only had time to tinker with the stove/potstand and not try it yet. I can't see it being less efficient compared to my home made gram cracker and coat han...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 28, 2:07pm

To Dan
Here is that Esbit burner I ordered.....though I modified it as my Ti windscreen's circumference was not big enough to slide all the way to the ground and so I trimmed the bits 'hanging out...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 28, 5:14am

it's in the wording....
Emergency poncho is just that....for emergency. There is no durability effect there.

In GEAR » effectiveness of Frogg Toggs Emergency Poncho
August 27, 5:52am

Re: Re: large flat esbit block
"Hi Mik, the large flat blocks you have are probably the 4 gram tablets and I have been testing those. I purchased mine on ebay. I'll see if I can get a link for you 6 of them fit inside t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 27, 5:34am

Arrived!!
Hi Mat, the jacket arrived yesterday. Very good condition.....it looks new. Thank you mate :)

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Hadron hooded down anorak (L)
August 27, 5:08am

large flat esbit block
Thanks heaps for sending the extras!!! :) The Esbit I got from the local camping shop. I haven't been able to find the same ones on Ebay. Are you interested in the larger flatter ones for ex...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 21, 11:42pm

AWESOME!!
Thanks heaps everyone, info is great!!

In GEAR » How to bend Bracing Stays instructions wanted
August 21, 3:21am

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