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Stuart Allie (stuart.allie) - BPL Guest

My Locale Australia
About Me Did a lot of bushwalking in my teens and 20's, now returning to it in my 40's and discovering the joy of going lightweight.
StateTasmania
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by Stuart Allie

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Re: Solomid in strong winds
Hm, good point about avoiding the walls when there's condensation on them. I did find two videos of the solomid in fairly strong winds: Video 1 Video 2 The solomid does pretty wel...

In GEAR » Solomid in strong winds
May 17, 2:24am

Re: solomid in strong winds
@ a gould: Oops - I had completely forgotten that Skurka used a solomid! You're right - that's a pretty good test. @ Marc and Thom: Thanks for the reports guys. That does make me feel ...

In GEAR » Solomid in strong winds
May 15, 9:17pm

Solomid in strong winds
In short: how well does the MLD Solomid do in strong winds? I'm talking about more UK-like conditions than typical US conditions. Exposed campsites (no trees); strong winds; rain or sleet mu...

In GEAR » Solomid in strong winds
May 14, 9:42pm

Re: Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
@Richard: I would love to see the same tests done for the common WP B materials used for shells. I would particularly like to see the changes in HH rating in 4 situations: new material with fresh ...

In GEAR » Cuben - The 422 mm hydrostatic head dirty little secret
March 21, 2:56am

Re: The Carbon Flame War
"I correctly predicted the last two cold winters using my solar-planetary energy model..." The only problem is that the last two winters were not cold at all. Here's last NH winte...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 28, 8:38pm

Re: Re: Re: It ain't the sun
For some reason the image wont upload, but if you look here: http://www.skepticalscience.com/solar-activity-sunspots-global-warming.htm you'll see that the plot of TSI has it's peak around...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 25, 4:30am

Re: It ain't the sun
"But the proponents of the co2 caused global warming hypothesis say the sun can't be responsible for the modern period of global warming because the solar cycles have been getting lower si...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 25, 3:21am

Re: cone hat for rain or sun
Joe Valesko at zpacks.com can be seen wearing a cone-style hat in some of the photos at his web site. I believe he mentions in one of his thru-hike reports that it is part of his sleep system (!) ...

In Make Your Own Gear » cone hat for rain or sun
July 21, 2:58am

Re: Ridgerest Solar
The normal RR is 1.5cm thick with a quoted R of 2.6. The RR Solar is 2cm thick with a quoted R of 3.5. If we assume the reflective coating does nothing, what would we expect the R value of th...

In GEAR » Thermarest Ridge Rest SOLAR
July 18, 11:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Victoria temperature records examined
Rog T ranted: "I have bigger flies to swat." Ah, I love the smell of delusions of grandeur from an internet troll.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 02, 2:21am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Allie

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ULA Equipment
The guys at ULA were very helpful and friendly when answering my questions about their products. When I placed an order the pack arrived in Australia a week later in perfect condition and exactly as ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:54pm

Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
I just received my JRB quilts. They were dispatched straight away and got to me here in Australia in a week. There were no hassles with having them sent half way around the world, they were packed s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 26, 5:48pm

Western Mountaineering The Company
1. Discriminatory pricing. As an Australian resident, WM do not *allow* their online retailers to sell to me. (Is such a contract even legal?) The only Austalian based retailer inflates the prices b...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 28, 6:33pm

Inov8 RocLite 318 GTX
The Inov8 Roclite 318 GTX are my first lightweight bushwalking shoes. Until now I have used heavy solid leather boots so these shoes are a radical step for me. My boots weighed nearly 900 grams each...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 10, 11:59pm