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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Re: Kungsleden (King's Trail), June-July 2013
I have been in that area in the past 3 July's I started from Kvikkjokk on July 1 in 2010, it was a beautiful, very warm and sunny day, the next day it was cold, snowing and I spent a couple of ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Kungsleden (King's Trail), June-July 2013
December 16, 8:41am

FS: MLD SpeedMid
Sold, thanks for looking

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD SpeedMid
December 11, 12:18am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The New "Worlds lightest canister stove"?
The video would suggest not, but Roger C may have more info.

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
December 07, 1:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The New "Worlds lightest canister stove"?
Well it seems that you and I (both Aussies) are having our own conversation. I have not read of any problems with the 116T and 117T, which you would expect given the availability of these burn...

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
December 07, 12:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The New "Worlds lightest canister stove"?
Thanks Roger, that makes for interesting reading. I presume the 116T and 117T use a different arrangement behind the jet. BTW interesting use of TP : )

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
December 07, 12:23am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The New "Worlds lightest canister stove"?
Tracksterman's latest video on the stove is interesting, is it a dud or is it a design problem? Tracksterman Video It is a slow download

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
December 06, 12:38pm

Nunatak Down Balaclava
Sold to Tad, thanks for looking.

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Down Balaclava
December 05, 11:14am

Re: Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
I have only played with my FMS 117 Ti stove and am very impressed, however, you should also take a look at these comments regarding pre heat tube and the changes to the burner head over time. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 11:24am

Re: re: skaha vest
PM answered

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Skaha Vest
November 28, 1:36am

Re: Nunatak Skaha Vest
Updated with lower price

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Skaha Vest
November 27, 12:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm