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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.
StateSouth Australia
My Website URLhttp://worldtrike.crazyguyonabike.com

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Re: Re: Re: Interesting
There is probably an ideal loft/cell length ratio (or curve), and this probably varies depending on direction and location on the bag. Eg it could be that over the torso, cell length can be quite l...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 15, 8:58am

Re: Re: Questions from the LIVE event
I agree with Ken. Earth tones please! Try camping somewhere serious in a bright yellow tent...

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
August 15, 7:51am

I'll save Roger some work
I'm willing to bet Roger conforms to something like this kind of technique, posted really well and easy to read here by Andrew Skurka. An article very worth reading. This is how I've rolled...

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 15, 7:41am

Re: Re: Re: Re: chaff
Apparently it isn't good for cutting much, but good for cutting flesh... I'm still looking and waiting on a good fixed blade. They are all either too expensive or not quite what I'm ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 15, 7:30am

Re: Delmar, O Brother Where Art Thou?
I sent him an email, with the link to this thread. Hopefully he's probably just having a nice away from screen, life enjoying time :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Delmar, O Brother Where Art Thou?
August 14, 11:09pm

Re: "Expert" List Needs Fresh Perspective
I think you have your list pretty dialed from years of experience Sam, and it works, so until stuff wears out, there's not that much point in thinking about changing it. There are options out t...

In Gear Lists » "Expert" List Needs Fresh Perspective
August 13, 6:21pm

Re: GoLite poncho tarp
Will, how old is it? Do you know if it is the more recent, lighter model, that I think has a 15D fabric? Pic of the tear would be good too.

In Gear Swap » GoLite poncho tarp
August 12, 7:13pm

DIY carbon poles
If you check out the poles section of Quest Outfitters, you can buy everything you need to make your own poles up for your tent. Just take out your current poles, work out what sections you need, e...

In GEAR » Ruta Locura custom carbon fiber tent poles?
August 12, 1:05am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Yes
The cards is an interesting idea. What do the cards have on them? Obviously an email address/phone number to contact to do the verification with an independent person(s); email could be set up ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
August 11, 6:23pm

Re: Re: MYOG Harness for SMD Fusion Packs (for those with Narrower Shoulders)
Thanks for the reply Valerie. I emailed the ebay vendor about the weight of the osprey hipbelts he lists, and he reckons 6oz (men's medium). That is a LOT lighter than the mid weight One Pla...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Harness for SMD Fusion Packs (for those with Narrower Shoulders)
August 09, 10:30pm

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