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turing sleeping bag in to a quilt!
18 months ago i cut up a perfectly good North Face polarguard bag intending to make a lightweight 3 season quilt. half way through the project i got bored and it now resides in the garage gathering...

In GEAR » You know you've hit bottom when..
April 04, 4:51am

TNF Hightail - quality of construction and materials cannot be bettered and unlike all other ultralight bags this one has room for my shoulders!

In GEAR » Favorite Piece of Gear Purchased? Last 6 Mo.
March 15, 6:08am

Tikka XP
Hi Andrew - i hope the lithium batteries don't burn out your Tikka! All the best!

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight in the Icebox
January 04, 5:47am

Do not use your work email address for updates on BPL as otherwise you will get in to the office to discover the 20% off email 2 days after expiry....

In GEAR » I was all pumped but...
January 02, 12:28am

those zippers...
Trail magazine over in the UK commissioned a study of waterproof zips at Leeds University Textiles Unit. They found that in typical outdoor scenarios the zips DO leak - especially on clothing where...

In GEAR » ID Event Unishelter leaking? - PJ, Ryan?
December 20, 12:57am

hmm... Uk pricing
comments were off thread - removed!

In GEAR » Petzl e+LITE
December 01, 5:20am

Artic1000 in TGO
don't worry if you can't get a copy of TGO - the features simply fleshed out what has already appeared here and on artic1000, no new information was published in TGO.

In GEAR » Arctic 1000 Gear List and Evaluations
September 25, 3:11pm

Rab Photon smock
i live in the UK where there have been a few outdoor magazine reviews which rated the Photon highly. one word of caution though - Rab's sizing is quite ridiculous - you will almost certainly hav...

In GEAR » Rab Photon Smock
March 29, 4:56am

more UK Montane deals...
another UK outdoor chain has the Montane event smock at £80 (plus a couple of other event jackets reduced by 50%) according to their mailing p...

In Gear Deals » Montane Air jacket
March 27, 12:48am

high spec combat boots
i take a slightly different approach in autumn/winter... days are much shorter and inevitably milage is down dramatically so i don't worry too much about the weight of my footwear. instead i cho...

In GEAR » How waterproof are your Gore-Tex boots/shoes?
March 27, 12:42am

All Reader Reviews by Andy Dixon

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BMW Cocoon Pro 60 Parka
excellent review by Kevin Davidson - especially re sizing as a result i also ordered the M which fits fine (normally i would order a L) excellent build quality like the hood not sure abou...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 31, 3:51pm

Exped Downmat 7
my experience with the mat is similar to Tim's somewhat contrary to what one would expect of a BPL member i bought this rather heavy mat for comfort during long winter nights and it has been su...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 27, 7:54am