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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
CityAdelaide
StateSouth Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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Re: Re: What I'm working on...
Hey Ryan Yep, got some ideas off Aaron's threads from over the years including that "Cup Quilt". Actually I realised a couple of days ago that my idea for doing a lightly filled se...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 28, 1:21am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: What I'm working on...
Awesome John! I've searched for Tulle and seen lots of varieties in local haberdasheries here in Adelaide, but its hard to know how much each one weighs without taking the plunge on it so I can...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 28, 12:25am

Re: Re: Re: Re: What I'm working on...
Tulle is definitely an option, though so far I've based calcs on .33 cuben for the strength. Seeing as though you already know a source, any chance I could get you to provide a link for me? ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 27, 7:15pm

Re: Re: What I'm working on...
Ryan, your 7D Karo quilt is a huge inspiration! I've lost of how many times I've gone back to that thread to drool over your work :-) On my side is I'm 175cm so can be shorter. So fa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 27, 6:46pm

What I'm working on...
At the moment I'm working on a design myself (and them MYOG) to try and get a 30 degree quilt to meet the 10oz mark without making it a vapour barrier (ie full .33oz cuben). This thread came al...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 27, 6:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Other approaches - no sewing?
tape-I remember a thread where Colin Krusor (he might be watching this) showed with a diagram how he sewed baffles to a strip of cuben down the middle, then bonded the cuben. This meant the baffle ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 27, 6:12pm

Re: Other approaches
Super short baffles, yeah that would definitely be interesting to test if you are going to run some tests. Yep, basically creating lots of mouths but with little overall seam length. I have a feeli...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 27, 3:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Low-grade down source?
Rene; I'm looking forward to seeing this :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Current Down Suppliers
August 26, 3:47pm

Re: Re: battery pack vs solar panel
ebay battery packs are a big risk. Adafruit is an online store with a good reputation. They test everything the sell extensively.

In GEAR » battery pack vs solar panel
August 26, 1:35am

900 WR Down supplies
I noticed yesterday that Quest now have 900 WR Down, in either 3 oz or 1 pound bags. Both prices are very good, the 1 pound option is a steal for 900 FP WR. Doesn't say which company its from, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Current Down Suppliers
August 25, 7:00pm

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