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Stuart R (Scunnered) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Scotland
About Me "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the state of science, whatever the matter may be."
Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) 1883

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Re: Re: Re: Sub 3.5oz Remote Canister Stove
Maybe I should try my hand at MYOG, but I hesitate lest I get something wrong. You don't learn anything until you start trying and that is part of the satisfaction to be had. When something ...

In GEAR » The Kovea Spider (KB-1109) Remote Canister Stove
March 04, 1:38pm

Re: Sub 3.5oz Remote Canister Stove
It's been done already Then there are Tony B's miniature stoves, and Roger C keeps very quiet about his stoves...

In GEAR » The Kovea Spider (KB-1109) Remote Canister Stove
March 04, 6:20am

Re: 'Naked Rambler'
Sad guy, as he insists on being nude at all times and has thus missed the entire upbringing of his two children due to being imprisoned. For what? There are many greater injustices in the world. He...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Naked Rambler'
March 03, 2:39pm

Re: good hiking gps under $150
I have the Dakota 10 and like it a lot: it is compact and very easy to use. It doesn't have an electronic compass, I think you will need the Dakota 20 if you want that.

In GEAR » good hiking gps under $150
February 28, 10:10am

Re: Scary creatures in the night...
I remember several years ago being kept awake by the sound of a snipe drumming directly overhead. It's a really eeire noise at night if you have not heard it before. https://soundcloud.com/hu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best wildlife encounters?
February 28, 6:04am

Re: Re: Re: Standardized Boil Time ?
The difficulty with stove testing is that there are so many possible variables involved. There is not even a consensus about what the best thing to measure is: time to boil or amount of fuel requir...

In GEAR » Standardized Boil Time ?
February 22, 8:57am

Bug names
Translation required please: gits and shiggles are what?

In Philosophy & Technique » Best way to survive bug season?
February 19, 2:21pm

Ti Pot Lid
Ti pot lid - good idea! I don't have any Ti pots so didn't think of that. UK flower - definitely not good for making bread :-) Once you have a remote canister stove, there are other wei...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lighter weight heat diffuser for Outback Oven
February 19, 1:57pm

Re: Nether test very good then
By using n-butane, Jim eliminated one of the major variables in stove testing: the fuel. With a blended fuel, not only are you not certain of the precise percentages when the canster is new, but th...

In GEAR » Soto Microregulator vs. Monatauk Gnat in Cold Wx
February 18, 1:31pm

Re: So what does the pressure regulator do?
What they fail to add is "up to the point that the canister pressure drops below the set pressure of the pressure regulator." Mark, I think you're spot on. In fact the Soto regulator...

In GEAR » Soto Microregulator vs. Monatauk Gnat in Cold Wx
February 18, 2:20am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart R

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Coleman Exponent Non-stick Cook Kit
At first glance this looks like just another anodised aluminium cook set, but on closer inspection you will find that these pots have a real standout feature. There is a spiral groove machined or stam...

In Cookware - Other
March 29, 12:43pm