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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, and Central Australia.

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.
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CT1K.18 .69oz Cuben Fibre
So, based on these analyses, it seems to me that CT1K.18 is somehow strangely missing from the backpacking market place. With the extra thick mylar, this would potentially be great for lightweight ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Protocol B Version 1 Procedure and Test Results
August 16, 11:46am

Saw the S2S Nano in store
Went to my favourite local store to check it out, they had put it aside for me so it would be there when I got there. Really nice, though more in heinsight I realise that some of the really nice...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 16, 12:32am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
The reinforcing tape is coming away here, but is that actually a problem? I'm guessing that the rest of it will actually be quite strong. If this seam needs to be sealed, then maybe tape shoul...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 16, 12:02am

Bivy and dog tarp
I agree with the Event bivy. Make sure you have a mesh option in it somehow. A carefully designed "dog tarp" could make all the world of difference in comfort using the bivy stealth ca...

In GEAR » Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
August 15, 9:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Interesting
There is probably an ideal loft/cell length ratio (or curve), and this probably varies depending on direction and location on the bag. Eg it could be that over the torso, cell length can be quite l...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 15, 8:58am

Re: Re: Questions from the LIVE event
I agree with Ken. Earth tones please! Try camping somewhere serious in a bright yellow tent...

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
August 15, 7:51am

I'll save Roger some work
I'm willing to bet Roger conforms to something like this kind of technique, posted really well and easy to read here by Andrew Skurka. An article very worth reading. This is how I've rolled...

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 15, 7:41am

Re: Re: Re: Re: chaff
Apparently it isn't good for cutting much, but good for cutting flesh... I'm still looking and waiting on a good fixed blade. They are all either too expensive or not quite what I'm ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 15, 7:30am

Re: Delmar, O Brother Where Art Thou?
I sent him an email, with the link to this thread. Hopefully he's probably just having a nice away from screen, life enjoying time :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Delmar, O Brother Where Art Thou?
August 14, 11:09pm

Re: "Expert" List Needs Fresh Perspective
I think you have your list pretty dialed from years of experience Sam, and it works, so until stuff wears out, there's not that much point in thinking about changing it. There are options out t...

In Gear Lists » "Expert" List Needs Fresh Perspective
August 13, 6:21pm

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