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Mark Roberts (redwedge) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Visual artist. Photographer. Writer / Scriptwriter. Backpacker. Homebrewer. Not necessarily in that order. Subject to change at any time.
CityRovaniemi
StateLapland
CountryFinland
My Website URLhttp://www.backpackingnorth.com
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Re: "Evernew at REI"
Evan - what is your total cook kit?

In GEAR » Evernew at REI
June 30, 4:09pm

Evernew at REI
I was just in REI and saw that their pasta pot is an Evernew. It even has Evernew printed on the bottom. And who said REI wasn't for ultralighters? http://www.rei.com/product/797871

In GEAR » Evernew at REI
June 30, 3:03pm

Re: Guys and Knives!
A Finnish Puukko, from the arctic circle in Finnish Laapland. That's mine. http://www.marttiini.fi/in_english.iw3

In Editor's Roundtable » Benchmade 530 Folding Knife Review
June 30, 12:24pm

Re: 3-season sleep system on a budget: bag + quilt?
Otherwise keep an eye on the Gear Swap thread. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/display_forum.html?forum=19

In GEAR » 3-season sleep system on a budget: bag + quilt?
June 30, 10:41am

Re: 3-season sleep system on a budget: bag + quilt?
Backcountry.com have a sale on where you can get the GoLite UltraLite quilt for 25% off. It's not as light as the previous version, but supposedly warmer. I was trying to choose between a WM...

In GEAR » 3-season sleep system on a budget: bag + quilt?
June 30, 10:39am

Re: Durability of BPL UL Merino under Pack Straps
I don't know, but I would assume that the key words are 'heavy backpack'. I imagine the BPL merino top is suited to the lighter weights most people here try to achieve. Regarding the...

In GEAR » Durability of BPL UL Merino under Pack Straps
June 24, 4:58pm

Re: New 2010 Quilt
Yeah, I did notice that the 2010 "lightweight quilt" was significantly heavier than some WM full-size bags. Thanks for the info. Shame I'm not a shorty!

In Gear Swap » GoLite Ultra 20 quilt (2009 version)
June 23, 10:13am

DuoMid buckle
Got my new DuoMid set up in the garden for the first time yesterday so I could seam seal it. I noticed that the buckle at the bottom of the zip had a tendency to open slightly - the upper 't...

In GEAR » DuoMid buckle
June 23, 10:08am

improvements
How did they "improve" the new model, just out of curiosity?

In Gear Swap » GoLite Ultra 20 quilt (2009 version)
June 23, 9:45am

Re: SP900 lid
Ditto for me too, then , Donald. Don't want melted plastic in my lunch. Thanks Pete. M

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
June 21, 2:45pm

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