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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.

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All Forum Posts by Stuart Allie

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Re: "Net inner or bivy with duomid?"
@Douglas - thanks, but I am *trying* not to spend too much money all in one go :) Actually, what you wrote is helpful because I don't think I'll see temps as low as 14F - it usually doesn&...

In GEAR » Net inner or bivy with duomid?
January 05, 6:00pm

Net inner or bivy with duomid?
Howdy, I'm seriously looking at getting a MLD duomid for solo use, but I'm less sure about whether to get a bivy (probably a MLD superlight) or the MLD solo net inner tent. I'd li...

In GEAR » Net inner or bivy with duomid?
January 05, 4:58pm

Re: Sleeves
One practical reason for external sleeves is that, in the even of a broken pole puncturing the fabric, the hole is only in the sleeve, not the fly, so the tent remains waterproof.

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 23, 3:57pm

Macpac news (tents)
As a Taswegian (the correct term... we'll also accept "superior Australian" :) I have to say I'm impressed with Macpac's effort to revitalise their business. While not specif...

In GEAR » Macpac news (tents)
December 09, 6:35pm

Proof of alien invasion ?
Presumably the aliens travelled at sublite speed...

In Chaff » Proof of alien invasion ?
October 27, 1:44am

re: Pack mesh
Well, I don't know for sure that it's the same stuff, but I just got some black "shade cloth" for my garden. It's a strong, moderately dense nylon mesh. And it looks and fe...

In GEAR » Pack mesh
October 26, 4:45pm

re: Double Sleeping System for the snugglers
Definitely check out the JRB large quilts. My girlfriend and I have the Mt Rogers and the Katahdin. We carry one plus a silk liner in summer and both the quilts in winter. With both quilts we ca...

In GEAR » Double Sleeping System for the snugglers.
September 24, 8:57pm

Summit pack?
There's a slightly cheaper option at oware - $43 for a 2.9oz "stuffsack + straps", 1050 ci capacity.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Summit pack?
September 16, 9:49pm

Re: New Tarptent ;this is the Moment !!!
Thanks Franco, that makes sense. Nice DIY alternative to the crossing pole (though not as strong obviously, it looks like a good compromise between the basic setup and the full-blown crossing pole ...

In GEAR » New Tarptent ;this is the Moment !!!
September 16, 7:07pm

Trekking poles and the TT Moment. What?
"Seems like a good, three season tent that can withstand a moderate amount of snow and blowing wind, especially if you use the hiking-pole support approach at the ends. I'm guessing its ev...

In GEAR » New Tarptent ;this is the Moment !!!
September 16, 6:05pm

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