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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Guest

My Locale Allways on the move
About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).

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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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Re: Re: Re: pot stand and pot height
Woop woop I got my first boil then back to back boils :)....now to work on efficiency. I did away with Ti pot stand I posted picture of before and made one of a coat hanger and made 50mm height....

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 06, 9:25am

Hi Dan
Hi Dan, I sent you a PM regarding if you are sending the fosters pots overseas. I am in Australia and am wondering if you'd send one to me? Ta. Mik :)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 06, 9:20am

all good
I'm 85kg (roughly 193 ponds) and am 6'4" so the fit will be good. Can you get back to me with a total cost to ship to Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4132 and if you are happy to go through p...

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Hadron hooded down anorak (L)
August 06, 4:31am

to check size....
Hi, what is your height and weight and for your measurements how does it fit. And would you send it to Australia? Thank you. Mik.

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoic Hadron hooded down anorak (L)
August 05, 5:48am

Re: Re: Re: chemicals...
"Iodine requires about 30 minutes of time to kill everything in your bottle." this might be the case for say at 20degrees celcius but certainly not for say zero degrees celcius. the co...

In GEAR » water conundrum
August 05, 5:37am

a bit weird
If I got asked by a complete stranger to hop in their tent I'd find it a bit awkward. I mean if it is for survival then yeah for sure but not for just the heck of it. Even my 2 other best mates...

In GEAR » Sharing space?
August 04, 6:51pm

Re: "fuel for MSR pocket rocket"
It is just a marketing thing for MSR to sell their fuel and make more money rather than a competitor.

In GEAR » fuel for MSR pocket rocket
August 03, 6:14pm

Looking for a lighter sleeping bag liner
I am using the 115g (4.1 ounce) silk sleeping bag liner (size large) just for protection of the internals of the bag from soiling/staining etc etc. Is there a lighter option available? Thank...

In GEAR » Looking for a lighter sleeping bag liner
August 03, 5:43pm

Found this blow up travel pillow in a $2 dollar shop. Can blow it up as hard or as soft as you prefer, 49grams (1.75 ounces)

In GEAR » What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
August 03, 4:21pm

I've tried a few pillows but...
I tried a few pillows but nothing comes close to the comfort of my home pillow which I am obviously not going to lug around. I tried a no pillow approach with using my spare clothes but found on...

In GEAR » pillow recommendations
August 03, 3:57pm

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am