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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. :-)
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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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Re: Re: Re: Hmmmmm..
> maybe it wasn't Coleman, but the shelf stocker that threw away the caps OK, I do not KNOW who, but I am pretty sure it was NOT Coleman. Since the Brunton canisters in the photo still had...

In GEAR » Who Makes All the Gas Canisters in the World?
January 13, 7:12pm

Re: marginal
> Is this where this forum could be headed? A place for every tom-dick-and-harry to > advertise (with coupons!) their website that carries most products that are > marginally related to ...

In Gear Deals » $11.49 for 25g BRS-3000T Ultra-light stove and $5.99 for budget Multifunctional tools
January 13, 7:09pm

Re: New Cord - UltraGlide Bear Line - Introductory Sale
Hi Lawson > This cord is manufactured in house on our braiding machines Do you own braiding machines, or is this a quote from the actual rope manufacturer? Cheers

In Gear Deals » New Cord - UltraGlide Bear Line - Introductory Sale
January 13, 7:05pm

Re: Hmmmmm..
> Coleman is just being cheap for no good reason at all. Hardly. Decreased mfr costs are always a 'good' reason. Sadly. Cheers

In GEAR » Who Makes All the Gas Canisters in the World?
January 13, 12:58pm

Re: Not Much Better
Dunno about the Hiking Singles, but the Nail Fungus treatment seems somewhat relevant to me... Cheers

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 13, 2:43am

Re: Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
We gave up filtering some years ago. BUT - we are selective where we get our water. If there is ANY human operations upstream - we either filter (Steripen) or go elsewhere. Yes, there are a few pl...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
January 13, 2:42am

Re: The Coleman cannistets dont have caps most likely because CampingGaz in France makes them
> From what Roger sayid,the valves are laquered.. No. The Campingaz canisters have laquered valves, but not the Coleman ones. Cheers

In GEAR » Who Makes All the Gas Canisters in the World?
January 13, 2:36am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Here is a pic of those Max Burton brand Korean made 220g catridges
> interesting that the Coleman canisters don't have caps... Actually, the Coleman canisters DO come with caps. But some utterly stupid suppliers carefully take all the 'shipping caps&#...

In GEAR » Who Makes All the Gas Canisters in the World?
January 13, 2:35am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Remote fuel stand
Hi Owen > He brought two partially used canisters, and the first one that was nearly empty > wouldn't work. The second did, but not very well. It was enough to heat up some > wate...

In GEAR » Remote fuel stand
January 13, 2:26am

Fine wire to clean jet easily
Duncan Cheung has alerted me to a very good source for jet cleaning wire: Beading suppliers! 30 gauge (0.25 mm) brass wire would be excellent. Do not go any thicker. Web sources by the hordes, alth...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
January 12, 6:43pm

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