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Barry Cuthbert (nzbazza) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Barry Cuthbert

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Re: Weightless Measuring Cup
Good Idea! I use a water bladder so I've scratched lines on the inside of my cookpot every 100ml for measuring.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Weightless Measuring Cup
May 16, 6:42pm

Re: Settlers of Catan
On hut-based trips I have been known to take a full-sized version of Settlers, along with a gas lantern and suitable snack supplies for games that go deep into the night. When tramping with a la...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The "naughty" heavy luxury items that you just don't wanna leave behind!
May 14, 10:36pm

Re: Re: In need of new clothes...
Or flagged for offensive content... ;-)

In GEAR » In need of new clothes...
May 13, 4:30pm

Re: How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
My typical weekend trips start on Fridays leaving work at about 4:30pm with the tramping gear loaded in the car all ready, drive anywhere between 1-4 hours (most weekend trips would be 1.5-3 hours ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
May 13, 4:26pm

Re: Hexamid twin with Pyranet2 vs Double rainbow for NZ
Have a look at this blog: http://lightweighttramping.blogspot.co.nz/ Rob uses a hexamid with a inner tent in New Zealand, maybe you could drop him an email for his thoughts on the Hexamid. ...

In GEAR » Hexamid twin with Pyranet2 vs Double rainbow for NZ
May 10, 3:42pm

Re: Distance : miles or time ?
12 hours plus

In Philosophy & Technique » Distance : miles or time ?
May 08, 7:20pm

Re: Distance : miles or time ?
In New Zealand the common practice is to use time as the measure of distance between two points, and most signs will indicate time. DOC (Department of Conservation) Government organistation respons...

In Philosophy & Technique » Distance : miles or time ?
May 07, 9:28pm

Re: Emergency whistles (blow out yer brainz)
A couple of links to some whistle testing: http://www.ysar.org.nz/technology/Testing.htm The experiment at this link was to determine how far away one could hear a whistle being blown. Some int...

In GEAR » Emergency whistles (blow out yer brainz)
May 06, 5:15pm

Re: Zebralight h31w/h51w Or Fenix LD01 on JMT Use
I own a Zebralight H51w and an older model Fenix LD01. Most of my weekend trips away involve 2-3 hrs night tramping on Friday nights over fairly rough tracks. I much prefer the H51w for this and ra...

In GEAR » Zebralight h31w/h51w Or Fenix LD01 on JMT Use
April 24, 2:27am

Teepee US patents
Use Google Patents https://www.google.com/?tbm=pts&hl=en Using the search term "uspclass:135/100" gives 971 results; the US patent classification 135/100 is Cone-shaped type shelt...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 16, 6:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Barry Cuthbert

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SnowPeak 900
I have the ti version, weighs 155g on my scales, 105g sans lid. Perfect size billy for me when going solo and SP Gigapower stove and gas canister fit neatly inside the billy. I replaced the lid wit...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 28, 6:51pm

Sea to Summit Alpha Light Spoon
I have the long-handled version - ideal for eating out of bags or stirring in pots. As others have noted the shape of the spoon is great for the last bit of food out of the corners. Sometimes I wish t...

In Cookware - Other
July 28, 6:42pm