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Stuart R (Scunnered) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Scotland
About Me "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in your thoughts advanced to the state of science, whatever the matter may be."
Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) 1883

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105g remote canister stove
Hey Jim I am no machinist either, but with a little ingenuity it is still possible to make a 105g remote canister stove.

In Make Your Own Gear » 42.5gram (1.5oz) low profile remote canister stove
January 24, 2:46am

Re: Re: Using up whats left...
"I was hoping that by using the 70d ripstop that it would weigh a little less than it did, but the webbing and hardware really add up." Yeah, my guess is that the fabric accounts for l...

In Make Your Own Gear » Using up whats left...
January 13, 2:14am

Moment liner
So, any condensation on the roof which drips will fall onto the liner, roll down and then drip into the *inside* of the groundsheet? That is not nearly "close enough to a double wall tent&q...

In GEAR » Looking for a doubled walled "bivy" style tent
January 11, 2:07am

Re: Scottish Weather
John July - nothing to do with the weather, more likely the M***** word! Everyone else - yes, you can be sure of at least one super day per month in Scotland, you just never know which day it&#...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rannoch Moor Traverse, November 2010
January 09, 8:42am

Re: Not Another Walk in the Woods
If this inspires you, I can highly recommend the book "Clear Waters Rising" by Nicholas Crane, which chronicles his continuous solo walk from Cape Finisterre to Istanbul over 17 months. I...

In Editor's Roundtable » Via Alpina: Not Another Walk in the Woods
January 05, 10:12am

Re: My first DIY Backpack
Very nice pack, looks very robust and professional. As I am considering making a pack of similar size, I'd be very interested in a breakdown of the weight of all the individual pieces. It st...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first DIY Backpack
January 05, 6:25am

Re: Rannoch Moor Traverse, November 2010
Interesting! As you say, not a route many walkers would contemplate. There are areas of Scotland which are more water than land, but you probably know not to try this in summer...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rannoch Moor Traverse, November 2010
January 05, 3:54am

Re: Bivying Tarp-Free?
In the places where I go hiking, the weather is either good enough to bivy or bad enough to require a tent. A tarp never comes into the equation.

In Philosophy & Technique » Bivying Tarp-Free?
January 03, 1:48am

Re: MYOG Winter Stove Stand
James I made this without the use of a lathe or even a drill press, so perhaps a brief tutorial is not out of the question if there is genuine interest. Almost all of the component parts are obtai...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG - A Winter Canister Stove using your Summer Upright Stove and the Brunton Stove Stand
December 26, 12:27pm

MYOG A Winter Stove Stand
The modified Brunton stand is a great starter project, but the end product is far from light. After a couple of iterations in which a learned a few things which are not obvious, here is the final (...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG - A Winter Canister Stove using your Summer Upright Stove and the Brunton Stove Stand
December 26, 7:27am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart R

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Coleman Exponent Non-stick Cook Kit
At first glance this looks like just another anodised aluminium cook set, but on closer inspection you will find that these pots have a real standout feature. There is a spiral groove machined or stam...

In Cookware - Other
March 29, 12:43pm