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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, Central Australia, Kakadu, Japan, China, Korea.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
CityAdelaide
StateSouth Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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So many threads now...
There are a lot of threads now with a lot of information that is relevant to this debate. However, from what I remember, including actual data from Richard, CFM of most rain jackets ~0. CFM o...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 9:43pm

Re: Naturally weather resistant material?
Perhaps search for some of Richard's data on here with measurements of CFM. Breathe a small bit, shed water/rain/wind...that sounds like lots of fabrics.

In GEAR » Naturally weather resistant material?
March 24, 6:18am

Re: Naturally weather resistant material?
What do you mean by natural? Do you mean a non-"synthetic" product, eg wool? Depending on weave, thickness, denier, wool could come into that category. Felted wool can be quite weather re...

In GEAR » Naturally weather resistant material?
March 24, 4:05am

Re: RE:Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
I have an EE synthetic custom sized for my daughter, its sensationally well made. Also have a Zpacks double, also very good (bought before EE made doubles). I don't think you can go wrong...

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
March 23, 6:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
I like Piper's tip :-) Another variation on this theme (Mike Cleland takes the credit) is to go for one quilt, not necessarily a wearable one, but to wrap it around you, underneath your rain...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
March 23, 5:38pm

Re: Re: Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
I agree with more of the thoughs posted in this thread. Like most people on BPL that have gone through the rigmoral of frameless packs over the years, I am hesitant to recommend them at the load...

In GEAR » Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
March 23, 5:36am

Re: No Charge
Aww, you are a champ Dan! I'll PM you, let me know a paypal address! Seriously! To Roger and Steve...yeah...part of the problem is my fingers are already in so many (research) pies that t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: BGET stove
March 23, 5:25am

WTB: BGET stove
Hey fellow nerds I'm keen to try out a BGET stove (Brian Green Esbit). However, as I live in Australia, postage is long, expensive and slow, etc, I can't be bothered making one myself...

In Gear Swap » WTB: BGET stove
March 22, 2:25am

Lumbar vs Lumbar+hip
Webbing hip belts have no structural load transfer ability to the hips; they are too flexible. What they do is pull horizontally so that the lumbar pad has enough surface tension on your lower back...

In GEAR » Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
March 21, 10:01pm

Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 12
What's the female participation rate on BPL forums? I'm guessing at best its a few percent?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 12
March 20, 4:46am

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