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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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Re: .33 Cuben Quilt Repair
That's interesting Peter...that doesn't look like its on a seam at all? How did you managed to do that? I would have guessed the seams would be the problem, not mid panel after only a fe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
August 22, 8:12pm

Re: 500d gaiters
Note that there are a few brands of full height gaiters available in Australia. Very popular here. Sea to Summit have some good models-they are what I use these days. Also One Planet (another Austr...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Let's talk boot gaiters
August 22, 6:55am

Long Term .33oz cuben quilt durability reports
Soliciting info from the "originals" that have cuben quilts from this thread; how many nights have you put on your quilts now? Do you think the .33oz is strong enough? Some pics of any fa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
August 21, 9:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Fastest Known Times (FKT)
I find the "smell the roses" thing funny. Someone who fast packs a trail gets to see a whole lot more trail and hence a greater variety of landscapes than someone who goes slow. Totally a...

In On the Web » Fastest Known Times (FKT)
August 21, 6:45pm

Re: Re: MDBB > MS
Hmm, yes. There's also some kind of laminar flow resistance effect. So, on long vertical baffles, as long as the cross section of the baffle tube isn't too large, and there is the right ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 21, 6:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Interesting
Yes, I think the two most important factors will be mouth size and also maximal distance between baffles (MDBB). MDBB is important, as the larger the distance between two baffles, the less three...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 21, 6:52am

Re: Re: x-cords makes buckles with integrated whistle AND flint
+1 on Tony's concerns. Looking at more pics of them on ebay (there really are stacks for sale), its pretty small. Sternum strap use...could be a pain to remove depending on how you have your...

In GEAR » x-cords makes buckles with integrated whistle AND flint
August 18, 6:07pm

Thought reduction
Be interesting to see the weight, and know how durable it works as a sternum strap buckle on an extended basis. One advantage is it reduces, by a smidge, gear clutter. A back up firestarter is c...

In GEAR » x-cords makes buckles with integrated whistle AND flint
August 18, 6:02pm

CT1K.18 .69oz Cuben Fibre
So, based on these analyses, it seems to me that CT1K.18 is somehow strangely missing from the backpacking market place. With the extra thick mylar, this would potentially be great for lightweight ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Protocol B Version 1 Procedure and Test Results
August 16, 11:46am

Saw the S2S Nano in store
Went to my favourite local store to check it out, they had put it aside for me so it would be there when I got there. Really nice, though more in heinsight I realise that some of the really nice...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 16, 12:32am

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