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

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Re Weights
Yes, but the grams are different. What to believe? Stupid imperial systems!

In GEAR » HMG Porter 4400 for most uses?
August 09, 1:22am

Weights of 3400 vs 4400
Unless I've got my head screwed on backwards, the 4400 is listed as being lighter than the 3400 version, despite the 4400 having an extra framesheet? Is this correct?

In GEAR » HMG Porter 4400 for most uses?
August 08, 10:41pm

Golite Poncho
Actually, I just realised that the latest version of the Golite Poncho is probably made of the same material: http://www.golite.com/Poncho-Tarp-P885.aspx Says it has snaps for folding up rear...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 07, 12:52am

Re: Re: Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
Yeah its rare to see silnylon with taped seams in anything. I do wonder whether its overkill though, especially on edge seams...what's the point? A small bit of silicone seam sealing at the tie...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 07, 12:32am

Thanks
Thanks for the insights. 1200mm is a fair bit for silnylon, most of them out there would fail at that. Of course its hard to know how accurate that is. Though PU coatings are generally pretty go...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 06, 10:49pm

Re: Just me?
I have two pairs, I can't remember the first model but it is holding up perfectly, its a bit thicker and longer. The second one I think is a micro crew. Not so good. Similar issues to Max, with...

In GEAR » Darn Tough Socks Tough As S**t
August 06, 3:40am

Re: Stuff
Great work with this thread Eli. I think it looks fine without the talon, how you have it in your first pic. I don't think base compression is really too much of an issue for most backpacker...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 10:40pm

Talon
Ralph; this video seems to suggest at the end that it can be used without talon. Makes sense to me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyRVyYBCMrA

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 7:32pm

Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
http://www.seatosummit.com/products/display/6 Anyone seen one in the flesh yet? They are out of stock at Prolite gear and a couple of other places so there must be a few out there. I did a searc...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
August 05, 4:51am

Food volume
Hey Ralph (my new hero) Did you manage to fit all your food into that bear canister? Or did some sit outside? Not trying to get you into trouble or anything, just wondering for volume purpose...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ralph Burgress' Unsupported SOBO JMT Record
August 04, 5:24pm

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