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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 :).
CityBrisvegas
StateQueensland
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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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

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

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