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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Allways on the move
About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).

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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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Re: the picture (s) as promised
I absolutely didn't want the (almost) useless dead weight of the was a hard sell but after several trips paying very special care not to damage the can it inevitable did dent and I t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
July 02, 12:44am

the picture (s) as promised

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
July 02, 12:35am

Should have made this a challenge
I still might set a challenge in the 'gears' list lol. See who has the lightest set of usable in-camp footware!

In Make Your Own Gear » In camp footware
July 02, 12:00am

Re: Re: Great Idea
Very kind of you Dan!! My caddy is a $2 tupaware snap on lid container just perfect in size for the can wrapped in the neoprene sleeve!! I'll post a picture when I get home from work :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
July 01, 4:28pm

a bit perplexed...
Are you saying that you have underwear that covers over the rubbing skin areas yet you still get the rash?

In GEAR » Underwear for hot weather
July 01, 3:27pm

Thank you so much!!! The first link with the white pack is the easiest to understand (mainly because I can see the added external frame added on!! Cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Modification to ULA Circuit
June 30, 3:18pm

Pressurizing the mat is key
Increasing the internal pressure (via folding squeezing etc etc) makes the air in the pad want to escape with greater urgency therefore a sometimes unnoticeable tiny hole will only reveal itself wh...

In GEAR » cannot find hole air mattress
June 30, 2:40pm

1 ounce (for sz 12 feet) In camp footware
I have read a number of times people looking for camping footware to get out of the boots/shoes after a long day on trail. I have seen on BPL of closedcell foam slippers floating around so I decide...

In Make Your Own Gear » In camp footware
June 30, 2:27pm

Great Idea
Hi Dan, I am the Aussie guy that have bought 3 or 4 of your 2cup fosters cans off you (probably won't remember me but thought I'd mention it) in the last couple years. I have the triwin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
June 30, 2:18pm

Re: DIY Closed Cell Foam Camp Shoes
"And a bit of duct tape on the bottom for durability?" Yes Jim, and that would only add a couple grams though I haven't tested them for grip with the duct tape so please be careful...

In GEAR » lightest camp shoes
June 30, 1:43pm

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am