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Michael Williams (qldhike) - BPL Guest

My Locale Queensland
About Me I'm currently a lightweight hiker who usual trips are overnighters to coastal national parks.
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Osprey Exos
Maybe check out this video Osprey posted on youtube. He does at least throw it around to show its durability.

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 22, 1:36am

Some options
Hi Ben, I'm sure somebody can give a more technical answer but basically a higher R value means a warmer sleeping pad. Some options could be: A thicker 'four season' self inflati...

In GEAR » Sleeping Mat
February 13, 2:05am

Re: Water Treatment
Thanks Ben, I wasn't aware that cysts could be that small. It would be great if BPL did a state of the market report on water treatment techniques as I think the ongoing discussion in the fo...

In GEAR » Steripen Fits All Prefilter
January 30, 8:16pm

Fits all prefilter - Steripen Brand
Hi Ben, I would only be using the Steripen Brand 'Fits all prefilter' not an actual Steripen itself. I was wondering if anybody has had any particular experience with this prefilter. ...

In GEAR » Steripen Fits All Prefilter
January 29, 11:44pm

Steripen Fits All Prefilter
Has anybody had any experience with this? I am considering using this in combination with chlorine tablets for water treatment. It has a 4 micron mesh which should be enough for protozoa like Giard...

In GEAR » Steripen Fits All Prefilter
January 29, 8:22pm

Re: "Golite has Officially Lost Their Mind"
Just looking at the Golite website and I noticed they don't list the Ion. Does anybody know if Golite has stopped making it?

In GEAR » Golite has Officially Lost Their Mind
January 26, 1:38am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Caldera Compact vs Original
Thanks all for the comments, Caldera Compact for xmas it is. As well as its smaller size I also like the idea of being able to grab it by the handles instead of using pot grippers/bandanna.

In GEAR » Caldera Compact vs Original
November 29, 4:26am

Re: ACE's and ARBS
Off topic, and not to be inflammatory, but the benefits of ACE's and ARBs in diabetes has been clearly demonstrated in large scale trials. Fortunately here in Australia they aren't very exp...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
November 25, 5:07am

In defense of ACE inhibitors and ARBs
I feel like I should come to the defense of ACE inhibitors and ARBs. They have side effects for sure, so do all drugs. They also have extra benefits a diuretic doesn't have for patients with ot...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
November 24, 5:00am

Caldera Compact vs Original
Can anybody who has purchased the caldera compact compare it with the original in terms of speed to boil, efficacy, wind protection and stability? Thanks

In GEAR » Caldera Compact vs Original
November 23, 6:47am

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