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Re: OMM Kamleika Race Smock, Jacket, and Pants Review
I have had the Kamleika pants for 5 years: I've occasionally thought about reviewing them but since they're rare even in the UK I thought it would be of limited interest. So it's nice ...

In Editor's Roundtable » OMM Kamleika Race Smock, Jacket, and Pants Review
May 17, 5:29am

Re: Re: Re: Chopsticks
But what we were concerned about was whether we should eat with the chopsticks before or after we have cleaned our shoes with them. Have I been doing it wrong? I have been doing it after my walks...

In Multiple Use Gear » Chopsticks
May 05, 12:26am

Re: oh my
"My most sincere and heartfelt apologies to everyone who reads subjects without a care to the message content. Clearly, next time a more appropriate subject would be "A 7.2g waterproof me...

In Multiple Use Gear » Who does not love a cigar in the woods?
May 05, 12:14am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Many suggest
"When does realistic protectiveness slip insidiously over the line that separates rational protectiveness from being over protective, to the point of leaving the child unprepared to function o...

In Chaff » Study: "One third of parents will not let children do ‘risky activities’ like climbing trees"
April 22, 5:19am

Re: Re: Re: Many suggest
"In my cohort, a couple of kids paid the ultimate price" In mine too - I grew up on a farm and we were always hearing of kids drowning in silos, drowning in dams, falling off tractors ...

In Chaff » Study: "One third of parents will not let children do ‘risky activities’ like climbing trees"
April 21, 1:12am

Re: Fuji X10 photos
Hi Jason No, I hadn't seen that - thanks for the link. I did ask about the orbs thing when I bought the camera and the shops in Melbourne said that they hadn't had any complaints. Th...

In Photography » Fuji X10 photos
April 21, 1:03am

Fuji X10 photos
I'd be interested in your thoughts on these photos with my new X10 - I was surprised by the resolution in some of the photos (strands of hair being visible etc) because that is what I used to g...

In Photography » Fuji X10 photos
April 20, 7:45pm

Re: Re: Montbell 2012 Versalite Jacket
I also posted some comments on it last week, since I'd seen the 2012 version in Tokyo. "I was in Tokyo last week and bought a few things at Mont-Bell, mostly bike stuff for the upcoming...

In GEAR » Montbell 2012 Versalite Jacket
April 20, 5:37am

Re: Re: Fuji X10
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In Photography » Lost Contax T3 - suggestions for new camera
April 17, 7:23am

Re: Korea in June list
"We definitely need to get some waterproof breathable jackets and waterproof shoes" Miguel's already covered off on the jackets, but in relation to the waterproof shoes I'd str...

In Gear Lists » Korea in June list
April 17, 5:20am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm