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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
My Website URLhttp://www.nielsenbrownoutdoors.com/

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Re: Homemade Esbit Stoves
No problems Evan. I am intending to use a Gram cracker from Trail designs as my preferred Esbit stove in the coming months.

In GEAR » Homemade Esbit Stoves
December 12, 11:06am

Re: Homemade Esbit Stoves
You may want to look at Esbit Stove and then go to the pdf file named Colin Ibbotson's Esbit Stove design (PDF).

In GEAR » Homemade Esbit Stoves
December 11, 9:55am

Re: Bug shelter for 2
Great work and so simple, need to work out how much noseeum I need for a similar design to use in a Shangri La 3

In Make Your Own Gear » Bug shelter for 2
December 05, 12:30am

Re: Winter Camping Camera
Ricoh G600 found here and Ricoh 500G wide found here

In Photography » Winter Camping Camera
December 04, 11:58am

Re: Re: Pot lifters?
In my view gloves or other items carried will work with all pots whether used with a Bushbuddy or a Caldera, I do not carry pot lifters for any stove I carry. My 2 Dkk worth.

In GEAR » SUL 1100 Ti in stock again
December 04, 11:20am

Re: Gear Room
I wish I had a room that I could use as a gear room. But who knows maybe I can find a corner or 2

In GEAR » Gear Room
November 30, 10:54am

Re: MYOG PACK01
Well done and where do I buy one of these? Or do I have to make my own? Looks great is that a z rest inside? And where did you get the raw materials? In europe or ... I especially like the last ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG PACK01
November 30, 10:36am

Re: Re: Re: Esbit and Caldera
Thanks Todd I did not test the BPL with the Caldera,but I assume the heights are about the same though so results maybe similar. However, sounds like another trip is needed. Probably early Janu...

In GEAR » Should I go for simply an alcohol stove or a Caldera Cone?
November 25, 11:46am

Re: Esbit and Caldera
Reginald I am also surprised by your results, what size pot were you using? What size Esbit tablets were you using? You may want to look at the comparison I did on my web page Thanks

In GEAR » Should I go for simply an alcohol stove or a Caldera Cone?
November 25, 1:26am

Re: Tarptent Scarp1 (4 season -freestanding)
Also looks like the Hillberg Atko and its weight is about the same, so what is the advantages? 1. is the 2 doors which allows for cross flow ventilation, and maybe less condensation and options for...

In GEAR » Tarptent Scarp1 (4 season -freestanding)
November 20, 1:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am

BackpackingLight.com
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm