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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: New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners Review
the heel drop is 0.3 in (8 mm) Excuse my ignorance, but what is meant by "heel drop"?

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners Review
September 18, 2:04pm

Re: In 10 Days across Switzerland
Fantastic photos, thanks for sharing. I was not entirely clear when you made this trip - September?

In Post-Trip Reports » In 10 Days across Switzerland
September 15, 1:39pm

Re: topopirineos map
I also used the above map whilst walking in the Ordessa National Park this summer. It is vastly improved over an earlier version from a few years back. However I noticed the opposite issue from tha...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Pyrenean Traverse -- Logistics
September 02, 6:12am

Re: Alcohol Stoves Reconsidered
the difference between alcohol and canister is not really reflected fairly in your system To make a meanngful comparison of efficiency between alcohol and canister stoves, both have to run at th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol Stoves Reconsidered
August 30, 2:08pm

Re: Buckskin Gulch and Paria Canyon Photo Essay
Beautiful, outstanding photos, until... I came to the photo which had great big foot holes chipped into the rockface. Am I the only one that thinks such damage to a beautiful natural feature ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Buckskin Gulch and Paria Canyon Photo Essay
August 30, 2:01pm

Re: Canister stove ignition options
2 mini bics (one as backup) They work fine up to at least 10,000ft but you may need an alternative above 15,000ft

In GEAR » Canister stove ignition options
August 23, 2:06pm

Re: Re: Windscreen overheating canister
Top hot and bottom cool Some guys prefer that way around and some the other way :-))

In GEAR » Windscreen overheating canister
August 23, 2:01pm

Re: Re: Re: he's gotten sloppy
David - many years ago I went to a lecture by an American guy about space optics. Anyway this guy had worked on Reagan's Star Wars project where they were trying out chemical lasers - hydrogen ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Evaluating what stoves to use for what lengths of trips
August 21, 3:02pm

Re: he's gotten sloppy
"do not attempt to prove things to confirm your existing bias" I think you failed on that score. To illustrate with just one point: "Simmering a lot? – Forget it, bring alcoh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Evaluating what stoves to use for what lengths of trips
August 21, 6:06am

Re: Re: GPS overestimates distance
I assume this is due to a slower speed having more data points than a faster speed??? With each data point comes an error, the error is compounded more. It depends on the recording algorithm you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difference between map and trail distance?
August 09, 3:00pm

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