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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
CityAdelaide
StateSouth Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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Universality of windshirts...
In my (n=1) anecdotal experience in Australia and Japan; Japan-you see them sometimes. Australia-never. Unless I was to run into one of the ~dozen regular BPL members I don't think many peopl...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 1:28am

Re: Esbit Crystals
Also interested in the answer to this question. Also, what happens in an esbit stove like a BGET where the tray holds the liquid in, does the liquid recrystalise after it cools if it doesn't...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
March 25, 12:17am

Labour cost savings...
Looking at roughly how complex the construction is (not very), and compared to individually packaging each component into the DIY box, I would say very little. An experienced production line will s...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2015: Part 2
March 25, 12:12am

Subjectivity
Many have mentioned that the decision to take a windshirt or not depends on the individual and the conditions. I agree. I also wonder whether many people's experiences with windshirts and th...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 10:05pm

So many threads now...
There are a lot of threads now with a lot of information that is relevant to this debate. However, from what I remember, including actual data from Richard, CFM of most rain jackets ~0. CFM o...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 9:43pm

Re: Naturally weather resistant material?
Perhaps search for some of Richard's data on here with measurements of CFM. Breathe a small bit, shed water/rain/wind...that sounds like lots of fabrics.

In GEAR » Naturally weather resistant material?
March 24, 6:18am

Re: Naturally weather resistant material?
What do you mean by natural? Do you mean a non-"synthetic" product, eg wool? Depending on weave, thickness, denier, wool could come into that category. Felted wool can be quite weather re...

In GEAR » Naturally weather resistant material?
March 24, 4:05am

Re: RE:Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
I have an EE synthetic custom sized for my daughter, its sensationally well made. Also have a Zpacks double, also very good (bought before EE made doubles). I don't think you can go wrong...

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
March 23, 6:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
I like Piper's tip :-) Another variation on this theme (Mike Cleland takes the credit) is to go for one quilt, not necessarily a wearable one, but to wrap it around you, underneath your rain...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
March 23, 5:38pm

Re: Re: Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
I agree with more of the thoughs posted in this thread. Like most people on BPL that have gone through the rigmoral of frameless packs over the years, I am hesitant to recommend them at the load...

In GEAR » Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
March 23, 5:36am

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