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Stuart Allie (stuart.allie) - BPL Guest

My Locale Australia
About Me Did a lot of bushwalking in my teens and 20's, now returning to it in my 40's and discovering the joy of going lightweight.
StateTasmania
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by Stuart Allie

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Re: Re: Re: Victoria temperature records examined
The BoM explain the procedure here in brief: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/change/datasets/datasets.shtml And here's a paper describing it in detail. http://reg.bom.gov.au/amm/docs/2004/del...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 02, 1:48am

Re: convert monopod into tripod?
Franco, you're slipping, you only got a portion of your cat into this photo. He/she will be most annoyed... :)

In Multiple Use Gear » convert monopod into tripod?
July 01, 9:04pm

Re: Re: "The Carbon Flame War" - an apology
@David L and Lynne I apologize for the tone of my posts yesterday. It's no *excuse*, but the reason for my tone was that I was in a lot of pain. The medication that usually helps with this...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 01, 5:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Carbon Flame War
"Almost everyone in my institution is hanging by a thread, every grant round. An inability to procure on-going grant funding means unemployment,..." Exaggerate much? A PI's job ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 30, 9:29pm

Re: "The Carbon Flame War"
@David, *You* stated that the motive for scientists to lie was grant money. Since grant money doesn't actually go to the scientist who win the grants (ie. it doesn't end up in their poc...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 30, 8:40pm

Re: Carbon Flame War
"Tom K. - Not to be too cynical or place words in Rog's mouth, but I have two words for you in answer to your second question: "Grant" and "Money" " Pure non...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 30, 6:45pm

Objective standards for shelters
The freestanding vs non-freestanding debate that goes around and around here (and elsewhere) makes me really wish we had an objective standard for measuring a tent's ability to cope with weathe...

In GEAR » Objective standards for shelters
June 21, 11:42pm

Re: importance
Actually James, in the situation you describe, I agree with you :) Once you've got reasonable control over the convective and conductive losses, then you can start thinking about radiative l...

In GEAR » reflective coating in sleeping bags
May 27, 8:13pm

re: reflective coating in sleeping bags
@Roger - I looked for this stuff online a while back and fund two published articles that looked reasonable. But I can't find them on my computer right now. One quoted "50%-70%" los...

In GEAR » reflective coating in sleeping bags
May 27, 6:03pm

Re: My pup
Oh Doug, I'm so sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing Chance's story with us. Your memories of him will live with you forever. And now there are people all around the world who have...

In Chaff » My pup
May 27, 4:33am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Allie

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ULA Equipment
The guys at ULA were very helpful and friendly when answering my questions about their products. When I placed an order the pack arrived in Australia a week later in perfect condition and exactly as ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:54pm

Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
I just received my JRB quilts. They were dispatched straight away and got to me here in Australia in a week. There were no hassles with having them sent half way around the world, they were packed s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 26, 5:48pm

Western Mountaineering The Company
1. Discriminatory pricing. As an Australian resident, WM do not *allow* their online retailers to sell to me. (Is such a contract even legal?) The only Austalian based retailer inflates the prices b...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 28, 6:33pm

Inov8 RocLite 318 GTX
The Inov8 Roclite 318 GTX are my first lightweight bushwalking shoes. Until now I have used heavy solid leather boots so these shoes are a radical step for me. My boots weighed nearly 900 grams each...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 10, 11:59pm