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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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Re: Bike Multi-Tool versus tools; Best light standalone chain tool
I've always used the little topeak chain tools. They work fine. The comment on that thread, he is talking about using his workshop 1/4 drive ratchet. That would work fine for most things in ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
August 01, 12:24am

I've used topeak aliens before. Now I use prestaratchet, much better and lighter, and easy to tailer the kit to what you need for each bike.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
July 31, 7:11am

Very, very fine work! Thanks very much for sharing :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 28, 5:57am

Re: Re: A food example
As you have a reasonable 40L pack already and some gear, then yep, do some test runs with everything you have. Do up a list first, if there's something you are missing find something to substit...

In GEAR » Pack size for UL thru-hiking - 40L too small?
July 28, 5:53am

A food example
Here is a good new post by Andrew Skurka on food he's about to use on a trip. He doesn't have volume there, but you can gauge it from the pics. This is a good example of minimum volume per ...

In GEAR » Pack size for UL thru-hiking - 40L too small?
July 27, 9:01pm

Re: Pack size for UL thru-hiking - 40L too small?
Hi Andrea running with a pack is a LOT harder than walking with one. Also, bigger packs meant for this generally have more substantial harnesses than small hydration packs, which transfer loads ...

In GEAR » Pack size for UL thru-hiking - 40L too small?
July 27, 8:39pm

Re: Re: Unique VBL?
I'm also interested in this question, for other reasons. Would normal hysol bond with the foam?

In Make Your Own Gear » Unique VBL?
July 27, 5:48am

Re: Re: 3m tape curing
Gary, did this project ever progress any further from here? Cheers, Adam

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Air Matress...
July 27, 5:45am

Re: Re: Emissivity of alumized Cuben, Silnylon
This is fascinating Jerry! What are the weights of the reflective cuben, silnylon and foil? 21F difference for adding foil is quite significant. In a vapor barrier sleeping system it could be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Emissivity of alumized Cuben, Silnylon
July 27, 3:29am

Faced with the same scenario (wife very interested in doing more bushwalking with me, and we have a 15month old daughter, planning for another), I've ordered a 4 person mid (a 9x9) from oware, ...

In GEAR » Okay, so here is the new scenario.....(family and solo backpacking)..what's the perfect set-up?
July 27, 3:04am

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