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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.
My Website URLhttp://www.nielsenbrownoutdoors.com/

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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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maybe
Maybe you did scare Franco off. But remember Fosters is the beer we aussies export, because we don't drink it. Give me VB (not Vapor Barrier but Victoria Bitter) any day

In GEAR » Rainbow passes Aussie inspection
January 18, 4:33pm

great but big photos
I can't wait for my Rainbow to arrive on Monday. However, as a fellow antipodean isn't it summer in Australia? If so, why is it raining : ) ? I hope to use my rainbow ASAP.

In GEAR » Tarptent Rainbow has landed
January 11, 4:53pm

Beta light
I own a Betalight and have used it in the NE of USA as well as in Scandinavia, in a word it is great. It has withstood strong winds above the tree line as well as torrential downpours. With the pos...

In GEAR » betalight vs. twin peaks
January 10, 5:45pm

did that
With regards to Jim's question I cut and scored a 3/4 nightlight pad to suit me. It worked for me though I may have cut a little deeper than I needed to. But there is always duck tape.

In Make Your Own Gear » Gossamer Gear NightLite pad length
December 09, 4:25pm

Cocoon Pullover (Australia)
Bozeman Mountain Works Cocoon Pullover XL in Royal Blue, only used once and in excellent condition. A$140 including postage within Australia

In Gear Swap » Cocoon Pullover (Australia)
October 20, 8:54pm

icebreaker
I would try Prolite gear as a start as it is important to support those companies who are prepared to take a risk importing non local products.

In GEAR » Best place to buy Icebreaker, Ibex, Smartwool?
October 10, 5:25pm

Cocoon Pullover and Minima Jacket FS
Bozeman Mountain Works Cocoon Pullover XL in Royal Blue, this pullover has been used for one weekend only, and is in excellent condition. I have no further use for it so it is for sale at $120 ...

In Gear Swap » Cocoon Pullover and Minima Jacket FS
October 08, 3:10pm

Re: Gossamer Gear service are worldclass.
Hi Kim Can you email me at aussiemath (at) mac(dot)com regarding hiking in Denmark and Sweden Thanks Roger

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear G6 backpack
June 19, 3:43pm

hotmail
email address is hotmail@hotmail.com

In User Test Forum » hotmail
June 19, 3:38pm

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

BackpackingLight.com
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