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

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Get the "plus" versions
3000 miles isn't very much for a pair of panniers...I've put more than that on dirt cheap crappy made no brand name ones commuting. But, I do agree, these are good panniers. Better ar...

In GEAR » 2-year, 3,000 Mile Review of the Ortlieb Expedition Bike Bags
July 03, 5:43am

Re: Bonded Cuben down quilt
Hi Colin wondering three years on, how your bonded baffles have held up? I like how you've done them. Cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben down quilt
July 02, 5:45pm

Breathability vs WPB Cuben
How does that stack up against WPB Cuben (the 1.42oz stuff)? In a lot of applications I can see sacrificing absolute waterproofness for a small improvement in breathability worth it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pertex Equilibrium and Endurance
July 02, 6:14am

Baffle width
Tim; was most of the down shifting problems due more to the side Karo baffles as opposed to the centre one down the middle on top? Looking at Paul's side by side pics of his two quilts, the cen...

In GEAR » Attention Enlightened Equipment Enigma quilt users!
July 02, 5:16am

Nobul 1
Interesting insights in this thread on the Nobul 1. Aaron's concerns have me a bit worried about it for down, though it sounds fine for synthetic. How translucent is it? Translucent enough t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric suggestions for hot summer bag (using a liner only)
July 02, 4:04am

Re: neck taper
That's good news. Good tip on the strap placement, I haven't thought about that yet, apart from design; I'm going to go with a system that allows the quilt to not have to strap right...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Summer Quilt: 2.5oz Apex
July 01, 6:47pm

Re: MYOG Summer Quilt: 2.5oz Apex
Andy, I'm planning a quilt too, and I have questions about neck taper. I notice you've made a few now. I think on your Jalapeno quilt, your neck taper went from a 52 width 44 neck (so a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Summer Quilt: 2.5oz Apex
July 01, 5:56pm

Re: Re: Plus one
I'm another needle stake fan. They were fantastic. I've still got a few that saw a lot of use across three continents on our cycle tour. I'll be sad when the last one goes. They have hu...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » favorite stakes
June 30, 4:37am

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In Gear Deals » Titanium Whistle - tiny, loud, no reed to loose
June 30, 2:42am

Re: Another UPDATE
We are thinking of doing the GR10 next year around August, carrying our little girl (will be a toddler by then so will walk the odd km). I really should have gone for one of your stoves when I h...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
June 29, 2:28am

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