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Roger Caffin (rcaffin) - BPL Staff

My Locale Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
About Me Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/FAQ/

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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: stoves
> maybe you can specify which rules or standards are being violated. > http://en.brs.net.cn/ .net is not meant to be for commercial use. For BRS it should be either .com or .com.cn en....

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 27, 2:25am

Re: "Valley Uprising"
> Actually free soloing makes me angry. Ah - you favour the Police/Nanny State then? Where the individual does not have the right to determine his own life, but must follow YOUR rules? Such a ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Valley Uprising
April 27, 2:19am

Re: Re: Information about fabrics
He didn't do much of a web search for data, did he? Oh well, it's only a Master's Thesis. I'll read it when I have time. Cheers

In On the Web » Information about fabrics
April 27, 2:15am

Re: turning THIS flame blue
> how this remarkable thing (for paraffin wick) happens for THIS stove. Again, I can > only guess as the burn gains heat, the air inrush gets ideal. The huge number of holes arounds the b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mini Wax Stove Update
April 26, 5:38pm

Re: blue flame
> I do know that the orange component is indicative of excess oxygen. Have you tried cutting off the oxygen to see what happens? The flame gets 'softer' and orange. The orange colour i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mini Wax Stove Update
April 26, 3:02pm

Re: Oh, UL Fabric Gurus...
Also consider 8 momme Habitai silk from http://www.thaisilks.com/ My wife pinched my pygama top which I made out of red silk for wearing in the evenings in hotels and refuges. It turned out to be...

In Make Your Own Gear » Oh, UL Fabric Gurus...
April 26, 12:18am

Re: Re: Re: stoves
Ho Bob > How do you distinguish the older BRS stoves from the newer ones? Yeah, good Question. I just tried to get their web site. I have two URLs for them: www.brs.com.cn en.brs.net.cn...

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 25, 1:04am

Re: Tenkara
Hi Yuri > If company name in Locale is acceptable I will put it there. Yes, in a case like this we strongly encourage you to put your company affiliation in your locale. We would also e...

In Fishing » Tenkara
April 24, 8:04pm

Re: stoves
Hi Christopher > Did they change this stove then? I don't think so. My initial comments were made before I tested a BRS-3000T and were just wrong. I have since edited my older postings...

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 24, 3:36pm

Re: Re: Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 2: The Packs
> Even a water bottle on my shoulder straps can start to be a problem, though. Yeah, I found the way the front load swings around was 'not nice', and the way they blocked my vision of ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 2: The Packs
April 24, 3:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger Caffin

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Skinny Skis, Jacksons Hole XC Skis
My wife and I had to re-equip with new XC skis, NNN-BC bindings and boots this year. We found several companies which could supply the models we were looking for and ship overseas (to Australia), and ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 28, 3:08pm

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I got a pair of the DTV boot socks in a BGT Test. I gave them hell for four months. It didn't seem to have had any effect on them. Roland B is a very helpful guy too.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 06, 3:53am

Coleman Exponent Xtreme Stove
I have been using the Xtreme in the snow for many years. I have never ever had any problems with it. It lights and runs completely reliably. It will run down to -26 C (-15 F) because the gas mix in t...

In Stoves - White Gas
October 24, 4:17pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I've used mine for ... many years now. I was initially irritated by the valve off position, but then I wondered: It is otherwise superbly made: what if the valve position is deliberate? Why would th...

In Stoves - Canister
December 29, 10:04pm