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Roger Caffin (rcaffin) - BPL Staff

My Locale Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
About Me Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/FAQ/

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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Re: Re: Re: history
Hi Ian > > Require for manufacturers to pay commercial membership dues, which will hopefully > > keep the spam down. Require anything they post to be germane to UL backpacking >...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 6:35pm

Re: Re: history
Hi Ian B Thank you for your suggestions. Some discussion: > Compose an easy to understand set of rules that allows for members to share deals > they've found on the internet and fo...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 6:01pm

Re: Mlifers
> all the really good deals are in the mlife super exclusive deals forum, right ? Ahhh - someone must tell me where that is. I haven't stumbled across it yet. > so for as long as the...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 5:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Sizing of Trail Runners
Hi Piper If you were switching from thin socks to thick DTVs, you just might need to go up 1/2 a size. Cheers

In GEAR » Sizing of Trail Runners
June 11, 4:11am

Re: Re: Re: Re: As a paying member...
> He's got such a thick skin he doesn't even know he's being thrashed. Those feather dusters? I thought they were cute, if a bit kinky. Cheers

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 4:07am

Re: If you read about it here-
> if you really want only members to see the gear deals, shouldn't they be accessible > only to those paying the big bucks like the articles? That is definitely NOT the aim. The aim i...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 4:04am

Re: BRS-3000T: body temperature measurement
62 C say. Not unexpected. Hoping the O-ring is Viton, which is good to 200 C, else nitrile, which is good to around 120 C. Yes, to what Nick asked: how hot was the canister? I suspect it was prob...

In Gear Deals » $11 - lightest available canister stove: BRS-3000T Ultra - light 25g Miniature Stove Burner
June 11, 4:01am

Re: OH. MY. GOD.
Hi Bob You trying to get me into trouble? Well, Mike's sale of the cosmetic reject Deuce of Spades at discounted prices was OK. Yes, I may have moved that posting from Gear into Gear Deal...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 11, 3:53am

Re: Re: OH. MY. GOD.
Hi James > but a handful of posts from business people wanting to give members a good deal are a > big problem requiring strict rules. Not quite. You don't get to see the ones whi...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 11, 12:28am

Re: As a paying member...
Jeff wrote: "I don't care if the deal is exclusive to BPL, so long as it's a genuine, time-limited deal." Point noted, thank you. Cheers

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 10, 4:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger Caffin

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Skinny Skis, Jacksons Hole XC Skis
My wife and I had to re-equip with new XC skis, NNN-BC bindings and boots this year. We found several companies which could supply the models we were looking for and ship overseas (to Australia), and ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 28, 3:08pm

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I got a pair of the DTV boot socks in a BGT Test. I gave them hell for four months. It didn't seem to have had any effect on them. Roland B is a very helpful guy too.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 06, 3:53am

Coleman Exponent Xtreme Stove
I have been using the Xtreme in the snow for many years. I have never ever had any problems with it. It lights and runs completely reliably. It will run down to -26 C (-15 F) because the gas mix in t...

In Stoves - White Gas
October 24, 4:17pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I've used mine for ... many years now. I was initially irritated by the valve off position, but then I wondered: It is otherwise superbly made: what if the valve position is deliberate? Why would th...

In Stoves - Canister
December 29, 10:04pm