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Re: Tent Kogha Askari
" I never heard of this brand so if someone knows anything about this brand / model. I am curious" OK, I'll bite. Never heard of them but a quick google shows that they're...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent Kohga Askari traveller ultralight
March 27, 4:48am

Re: Mainpeak sale
"I have a montbell tachyon anorak for my windjacket. Do you know or think the lightspeed would be more breathable or more water resistant?" I doubt it would be any more water resistant...

In Gear Deals » Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
March 26, 5:46am

Re: eVent Air
Possibly not then. Edit: Just had a look - they seem to be gone, no mention of them on the site at all. But if you don't have a decent windproof (or even if you do) $32 for a Lite Speed i...

In Gear Deals » Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
March 24, 8:23am

Re: FOREX blues
"Yeah with the current En-daka about the only bargains to be had in Japan are with the Nikon 1 system kits." To be fair, the Yen hasn't gone up much against the Aussie dollar - the...

In Photography » Lost Contax T3 - suggestions for new camera
March 24, 7:11am

Re: Fuji X10
"If you can wait a few weeks and have the money, I'd hold out for some reviews for the Fuji X10. Looks gorgeous, and with an MSRP of $600, I'd expect it to be possible to get it for $5...

In Photography » Lost Contax T3 - suggestions for new camera
March 24, 4:25am

Re: Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
Well, they turned up: love the Lightspeed (it's the red/red one) and wore the very light Air jacket home last night in the rain.

In Gear Deals » Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
March 24, 4:14am

Re: Re: Mice - lots and lots and lots
"@ D W http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOwinLWrEIw Is there a sequel to this? So whatever happened to this plague of rats?" Eventually the weather turns cold or the food runs ou...

In Chaff » Rat Encounter
March 20, 7:49am

Other thread ...
Perhaps you could check the other thread running presently on this question.

In GEAR » Boots versus Trail Runners
March 14, 3:28am

Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
I chanced upon Mainpeak's Montane (WA) sale - got a 2011 LightSpeed for $32.70, an eVent Air jacket for $135 and a Bear jacket for $59.70. Those are really, really good prices .....

In Gear Deals » Oz - Mainpeak (WA) sale
March 13, 4:34am

Mice - lots and lots and lots
The part of Australia where I grew up gets mouse plagues - literally millions of them just running over everything. It literally looks like a grey carpet. We lifted a single sheet of roofing iron...

In Chaff » Rat Encounter
February 27, 7:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm