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Windstopper is actually OK just a bit outdated now (still, I think that "zilch" may be a bit harsh) - when Activent first came out it was a good product (I still love my now wrecked Patag...

In GEAR » Gore Windstopper- breathability
September 10, 5:52am

Re: Re: Pure fear driven by Television,movies and 24 hour news
"God, not this gun thing again................. I'm with Terry just above me on this one" +1 Given that guns have been threaded time and time again, why not just search for th...

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
August 31, 4:21am

Re: Re: Re: LNT debate you say? Sounds interesting! :)
"And in your case, if you claim that the machete and the logging truck are on the same continuum (man against nature), I find that absurd as well." I think that Dale expressed very cle...

In GEAR » Machetes for bushwacking.
August 29, 5:19am

Re: LNT debate you say? Sounds interesting! :)
"Justin chopping through some blackberry brush = "bad" and/or "unacceptable" vs. 429 logging companies chopping down lots and lots of trees for profit = "good" ...

In GEAR » Machetes for bushwacking.
August 28, 5:19am

Re: Re: Australian options
Hi Nick ""Yes we have an excellent lifestyle in this country with good wages, conditions and a social welfare structure that makes the USA look positively third world in comparison.&qu...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 26, 8:20am

Re: American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
"DW, please tell us how much is to rent a 3 bedroom house in Tokyo compared to Melbourne or how much it is to eat there western style. Somehow I think it is disingenuous to ignore some of tho...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 20, 4:49am

Re: Re: Re: American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
"I find that highly doubtful. The reason that we don't include weekends in leave is that we are NOT paid for weekends. Salaried employees in the US are paid for 40 hours of work per week, ...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 20, 4:21am

Re: American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
"This proves just how little the average person (IE not an employer/shopkeeper) knows about the reality of doing business. (no offence DW, most of my co-workers and even some of the managers ...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 19, 8:30am

Re: There will be a major change in Retail Pricing In the near future
"Import taxes add around 10% on top of all goods imported over $1000. Plus another 10% for GST paid by the retailers." Any GST a retailer pays would be claimed back as an input - it...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 18, 7:53am

Re: Ultralight Outdoor Gear UK for Australians
These guys have the Antelope MF for £430 ... it's not the GWS but you're probably better off without a membrane in there anyway .... and you can take off 20% VAT, so it works out at £371....

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 18, 5:31am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm