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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. :-)
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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Re: Re: Probably physically impossible anyhow
> I dunno, but where there is a will there is a way. Or a bunch of lawyers ... Cheers

In GEAR » Could high FP-down benefit from an anti-humidity treatment ?
January 07, 8:16pm

Re: running
Hi Bob > proceed (to run) at your own risk. OF COURSE. I am responsible for my own actions. > If personal anecdotes don't mean squat, why do you relate your personal anecdote? Wro...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 07, 7:57pm

Re: running is destructive
> Everyone has about 20 years of active running in them, and then they are done running. Amusing idea. Got any published research to support it? Personal anecdotes will not suffice to prove thi...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 07, 1:28pm

Re: spam spam spam
Hi Dan Have you consulted a doctor about your diet? Shudder! Cheers

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » BEST WINTER FOODS?
January 07, 12:32am

Re: Jim, thanks for catching that question..
> The techs at MSR led me to believe that running on inverted mode automatically > increased fuel consumption. Oh Dear. This means the techs at MSR (well, the ones you spoke to) are comple...

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
January 07, 12:30am

Re: anybody tried aliexpress sleeping pads, tents, and titanium goods?
Some the gear, like the tunnel tents, looks like dead copies of Western gear. But the quality of their mfr is at present entirely unknown. Interesting. Other stuff, like Ti gear, is possibly fin...

In GEAR » anybody tried aliexpress sleeping pads, tents, and titanium goods?
January 06, 2:05pm

Probably physically impossible anyhow
My own opinion is that the whole idea of an anti-humidity treatment is physically impossible. Great marketing spin maybe. Why? Because whatever chemical you treat the down with has to add extrem...

In GEAR » Could high FP-down benefit from an anti-humidity treatment ?
January 06, 1:02pm

Re: Re: Ad blocker for mobile devices
Hi Craig > But it is a strange point that profanity is/was so heavily censored here when all > off this garbage is all over every page. Not so 'strange': I can moderate the prof...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Ad blocker for mobile devices
January 06, 12:50pm

Re: Re: Re: The US too.
> give the wolf some credit after all OK, OK, I apologise to the wolves. Cheers

In On the Web » Large Carnivores Getting Comfy in Europe
January 06, 1:30am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Old Guys Backpacking
Hi Nick Gibbon - he was a school pal of yours maybe? Cheers

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 06, 1:28am

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