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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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StateQueensland
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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Re: Re: pot stand and pot height
Thanks for the replies James :) I got a nice row of holes in the Ti pot stand to allow breathing but I have a sneaking suspicion that a lot of the heat gets ejected out through the top holes rat...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 03, 5:48am

Keep it going!!
So many great ideas I think I have syphoned most of them to lower my base weight to the lower half of the UL packer :) More ideas please :) 1.Here is another of mine; Can't remember where...

In GEAR » What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
August 03, 5:38am

UL Knives
I have the 17.1g Gerber; And the 14.1g key/credit card knife. Although not a 'lockout' knife it is fold up blade with a tiny swivel lock so the blade will not pop out; For...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
August 02, 7:31am

Re: 2nd ...
I know what you mean......I missed out on 2 or 3 TT Rainbows and ended up buying a new one. I am wondering if guys on here have email notifiers set up with key words. That's how fast thing seem...

In Gear Swap » FS: ULA Circuit
August 02, 4:10am

Thank you
Thank you to all the replies :) I ended up getting a 3ml one off ebay; I have other insect repellent here that is not deet so will see at home how it goes in the bottle and more so to see...

In GEAR » Where can I buy smalles screw cap spray bottle?
August 02, 4:00am

Not a headlamp but thinking outside the box
I got this (you can buy it off ebay very cheaply); It's a solar charged 3 led light. Now I stress I do not aim to nor do I want to walk in darkness/at night so this light does it's j...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » headlamp
August 02, 2:20am

that's amazing
...and should be on the show 'Amazing Stories'!! :)

In GEAR » snake gaiters
August 01, 6:27pm

pot stand and pot height
Here is the picture of my Ti pot stand, ground heat shield and home made (from alu coke can) gram cracker stove; From the stove tray to the bottom of the pot is exactly 5cm (2 inches). I am ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 01, 5:02am

yes it's the bug repellant
I have been on several trips where I have taken lotion (deet). I am trying to get away from getting that on my hands. Each application of deet lotion also requires a moist hand wipe (which I carry ...

In GEAR » Where can I buy smalles screw cap spray bottle?
August 01, 4:31am

Where can I buy smalles screw cap spray bottle?
I am looking for a smallest possible (teeny tiny) spray bottle with a screw cap for refilling. Any recommendations? Thank you. Mik

In GEAR » Where can I buy smalles screw cap spray bottle?
July 31, 1:30am

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