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Rog Tallbloke (tallbloke) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Re: thin & light insulation question
Very nicely finished quilt you put on gear swap Tim, I'm surprised no-one snapped that up yet. I was fingering some of the very thin insulation referred to above which was wrapped round the sta...

In Make Your Own Gear » thin & light insulation question
July 21, 4:21pm

Re: A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
Solid info on the mylar. Thanks David.

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 21, 4:09pm

Re: "why not linen?"
Why not indeed? I just scored some very nice light linen trousers from a charity shop which are very pleasant for summer walking. Before that I was using cotton twill prana climbing trousers, which...

In Make Your Own Gear » why not linen?
July 21, 4:02pm

Re: Shoes for going around the world! (?)
Demo work demands toe-tectors (steel caps). You just can't afford a foot injury with your schedule. Obviously, you won't want to pack them with you, so how about posting a pair out to the l...

In GEAR » Shoes for going around the world! (?)
July 21, 8:03am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Phew, good luck
5" layflat tubing will give a tube around 3" diameter when inflated. 10"/pi An odd number makes sense because you'd want some warmth directly under your spine. I'd have tho...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 21, 7:19am

Re: Re: Phew, good luck
If there were a lighter alternative to polythene, Bill F would already be using it. Woven cloths are not airtight. Not with 60+ kilos of body on top anyway. Bill is using a hammock so puncturing...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 21, 1:52am

Re: Re: Re: A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
"Why dry them" Water is the universal solvent, it get's in everywhere somehow. If you're going to trust the impermiability of foam and cuben, you may as well save the weight (and...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 16, 5:32am

Re: Re: versatility in cooking stoves
Hi Franco, >It would be hard to find a supermarket in Italy that does not stock alcohol for the Trangia. It's in the household cleaning section (alcool denaturato) I scoured the cleaning...

In Make Your Own Gear » 8.8g SUUL remate canister stove
July 16, 5:18am

Re: Well I guess I will say it again CHILL OUT
>Check out http://www.kurzweilai.net/index.html?flash=1 >Lots of good info. I see lots of speculation, but not much info.

In Chaff » Does anyone actually think that industrial civilization is sustainable?
July 15, 5:46am

Re: A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
How will you use the cord to make the baffles Huzefa? Maybe the way to bond the cuben to the foam would be to use a tube of seriously sticky goop and a tack stitch. Tiger Seal is good stuff and ...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 15, 5:35am

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