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Shahrin Bin Shariff (zzmelayu) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Table Mountain
About Me Love walking. Haven't done much since getting married and having 4 children. Nearing retirement and dreaming of doing the PCT.
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa
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All Forum Posts by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Re: Re: Scale uses?
>IF you do have a scale do you pack items you already own based on their weight? This spoon weighs less than that spoon) 100% YES >Do you find the scales prompt outbursts of buying ligh...

In GEAR » Scales for weighing gear and where to get them
November 07, 3:02am

Limitations...
Ben/Henry/Miguel Good feedback from all of you. The reason I bought the TT was to find out what the TT fuss was all about. The reason I did the recce trip in Chamonix was to test the limits of t...

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
November 05, 3:09pm

Walmart Scales
EJ I got my postal scale at Walmart (Canada) for $20. Brand is Taylor. Toggle switch underneath to go from lb oz to grams. Never calibrated it, but there is a post somewhere in the forum where ...

In GEAR » Scales for weighing gear and where to get them
November 05, 8:24am

Re: Re: TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
Thanks Doug. >Yes- winds move through the Rainshadow, as they are designed to do. I kinda under-estimated the effect of fall/autumn at 2100m in October in the tent. I had found a "pe...

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
November 05, 8:14am

Re: Re: TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
Thanks Jim Darn it! I was hoping it was a scr%w-up on my part. I so badly want the R/S2 to be my perfect family tent. Yes...we woke up to a terrific view and had a wonderful breakfast.

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
November 05, 7:46am

TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
I pitched the Rainshadow2 with the tail end into the wind. There was a steady breeze that blew in from the bottom right corner of the photo. It did a good job eliminating any condensation...

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
November 05, 3:34am

WOW!
Wow! Holding my breadth...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
November 05, 3:16am

Re: Re: Re: Single vs Double
John >Since you've used them all in the field: Do you think the SL3, the Hubba Hubba, the Rainshadow, or the Cloudburst would be the best for camping in condensation prone conditions and ...

In GEAR » Tarptent vs Small Double Wall Tent
November 03, 3:23pm

"What magazines do you all subscribe to?"
None. No paper subscription now. All online.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What magazines do you all subscribe to?
November 03, 2:37pm

Re: Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
Brett/Steve >Don't carry only Platys for your water. I've had two leak as well. Carry some water in empty soda bottles (soda, because PET bottles from pressurized beverages are strong...

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 2:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought the SL1 before joining BPL. It was marketed as the lightest tent in 2004-2005. Have used it over 20+ times solo. In retrospect, I should have bought the SL2. If it is mainly used for solo...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 27, 3:25pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
After reading the book, I passed it to my 10-year old as part of her preparation for our TMB hike. She loved it. Especially the cartoons. Finally it registered on her why I cut our sleep pads, or w...

In Books and Media
November 27, 3:05pm

Light My Fire Spork
We bought 3...one for Papa Bear, one for Mama Bear, and one for Baby Bear. Used it when camping and used it at home. Fun factor is high. Have survived 2 months with constant use and gets lots of r...

In Cookware - Other
November 27, 2:39pm

Rab Carrington Quantum Elite Top Bag
I bought this bag in London for GBP99. The Snow+Rock matched an internet price of GPB99 instead of retail price of GBP139. The first real test was -4 degC in the French Alps (Le Lac Blanc) at 2300m ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
October 23, 3:16pm