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Roger Caffin (rcaffin) - BPL Staff

My Locale Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
About Me Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/

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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Eric B has asked me to change the title of this thread to Tarptent Thread, like the Hilleberg tent thread. Well, OK. That does not mean all tarptent posting have to go here: it's up to you whe...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
March 20, 3:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Rules must be followed
> Does that mean that we have a malfunctioning moderator? Quick - scram the control rods! Cheers

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 19, 7:30pm

Re: Re: re Ben's story
Hi Justin > Conditions generally are improving it seems, So you are saying that overall the system, albeit imperfect, works? I agree. > We live in a deeply, deeply sick and imbalanced ...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
March 19, 7:24pm

Re: Re: Rules must be followed
> Can I get a ruling? Nope. We don't have a functioning moderator... Cheers

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 19, 7:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: UL vs LW
> Where can we find a definition of both windshirts and softshells ? :-) Oh, everywhere! Every vendor has a definition, usually coined by their marketing dept for the latest offerings. The ide...

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 4:35pm

Re: That might actually be funny if....
> There really WAS a "Scone" subforum.. > Or this site really had functioning moderators:) Sometimes I wonder whether we should have a 'Stoves & Cooking Gear' sub-fo...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 19, 3:22pm

re Ben's story
Hi Ben Yes, I liked your story. Can I add a few? In the mid-50s my father took us all to Europe for 3 years for a his job in the International Commission for European Migration (ICEM). What t...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
March 19, 3:29am

re collapsed bridge
In the review I wrote: 'the collapsed bridge shown in the original review is still collapsed.' Ah, but we have a State election coming up next week. The local Member of Parliament (MP) r...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
March 18, 11:49pm

Re: Re: New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
> my mediums seem to be a bit pointy in the toe area compared to the picture of you > sitting in the forest detritus wearing the v2 Well, what width shoe did you buy? If it was a D width,...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
March 18, 11:42pm

Re: Australia
> I'm assuming that hedgehog/bird thing is poisonous? Let's just say you would immediately regret sitting on it? Cheers

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Ocean Walk
March 18, 11:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger Caffin

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Skinny Skis, Jacksons Hole XC Skis
My wife and I had to re-equip with new XC skis, NNN-BC bindings and boots this year. We found several companies which could supply the models we were looking for and ship overseas (to Australia), and ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 28, 3:08pm

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I got a pair of the DTV boot socks in a BGT Test. I gave them hell for four months. It didn't seem to have had any effect on them. Roland B is a very helpful guy too.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 06, 3:53am

Coleman Exponent Xtreme Stove
I have been using the Xtreme in the snow for many years. I have never ever had any problems with it. It lights and runs completely reliably. It will run down to -26 C (-15 F) because the gas mix in t...

In Stoves - White Gas
October 24, 4:17pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I've used mine for ... many years now. I was initially irritated by the valve off position, but then I wondered: It is otherwise superbly made: what if the valve position is deliberate? Why would th...

In Stoves - Canister
December 29, 10:04pm