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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Guest

My Locale Allways on the move
About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).

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Hole in pot is it safe to?.....
I have a alu pot that is leaking at the seam at the bottom (think of the Sulu 46 T.E.A system). I am just about to silicon seal (from the inside) the seam to stop the leak. My question is; I he...

In GEAR » Hole in pot is it safe to?.....
July 27, 10:30pm

Re: What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
bread bags??? I wouldn't like to wear them where we go lol. Just about to sacrifice the bottom bit of my closed cell foam pad to make some inexpensive light camp footware :)

In GEAR » What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
July 27, 5:54pm


In GEAR » What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
July 27, 4:34am

...I keep coming back to my jetboil. It is strong, user friendly, VERY efficient and I can pack it anywhere in my pack without the fear of crushing it......I am just having trouble justifying the w...

In GEAR » My first UL stove?
July 26, 10:35pm

Suluk 46
I bought this stove and I could barely boil water in my garage in 20degrees celcius with it!! I tried all sorts of alcohol stoves and esbit to boil the water but only managed hot water. I thought j...

In GEAR » My first UL stove?
July 26, 10:30pm

Would you send to Australia?
I'll buy Group 2 off you :) If you are happy to send to Australia I am ready to send the mulah. Mik.

In Gear Swap » FS: U.L. cook sets, MLD 850, 475, snow peak, Caldera, Heineken Keg, Vargo
July 26, 3:03am

I think I got it.
I finally got the chance to get out and try the recommended ideas. I took a closed cell foam pad with me on this trip. I use it to sit/lie on while in camp on damp ground and around the fire and...

In GEAR » Thinking a downfilled jacket question
July 25, 3:11pm

Re: compression
"For the sake of your down bag, I would reconsider whether or not you actually *need* the compression" Yes this is exactly what I am trying to achieve. Though I thought I read that onl...

In GEAR » Cuben Fibre compression stuff sacks
July 23, 11:52pm

Thanks for the replies
Okay I get that but this is where I am confused with the 'roll top' function. Should it not be that both front AND back fabric be same length so that you get to hold them together and roll ...

In GEAR » How is a rolltop closure meant to work on a pack?
July 23, 11:49pm

Thank you everyone :)
Upon reading the replies my mistakes were; 1.Wearing too many layers under rain gear. I quickly over heated and was sweaty that sucked. 2.Compactor bag for back pack 3.Seperate plastic bags fo...

In GEAR » If it rains do you keep going?
July 23, 11:46pm

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am