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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. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/FAQ/

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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Re: New Snow Peak Stoves
Bipod stove: quote: 'A wide support arm and sturdy legs allow you to safely cook on larger pans' Well, yes. Groups? Geoshield stove: Integrated windshield, remote canister Well, OK, ...

In GEAR » New Snow Peak Stoves
April 23, 1:03am

Re: Piezo ignition for Roger Caffin stove
Jan is altogether far too creative. Neat! cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Piezo ignition for Roger Caffin stove
April 23, 12:55am

Re: Re: MYOG: Hanging Stove System
> I don't understand how this is liquid feed if the burner is above the level of the fuel canister. They are pressure feeds, not gravity feeds. The pressure inside a canister can be quite...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Hanging Stove System
April 23, 12:53am

Re: Needle feed - worth it for UL fabrics?
Well ... I don't think many of the MYOG people here have a needle feed machine, yet there are plenty of good MYOG productions. A commercial needle feed machine could be rather fast - that may...

In Make Your Own Gear » Needle feed - worth it for UL fabrics?
April 23, 12:51am

Re: Thanks
> And I am going back to the ANWR this summer... Maybe this time you could take 50 m of 50 lb Spectra string, for lowering packs? (I do.) Cheers

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 23, 12:36am

Re: more details ... hopefully better explanation
Hi Mircea Oh, I understood that part. What I have trouble with is understanding why that should cause the flow to creep all the time. What gas brand are you using? I ask becasue we know tha...

In GEAR » FireMaple FMS-118 dying flame
April 22, 12:40am

Re: valve play ... fixed
Hi Mircea I have to say I don't really understand why that should create or solve your problems. That's why I went for a dual-valve system on my Winter Stove. However, I am sure many of ...

In GEAR » FireMaple FMS-118 dying flame
April 21, 5:06pm

Re: MSR Pocket Rocket options
Almost anything would be better imho. But everyone knows what I think of the PR. BRS-3000T FMS-116T FMS-300T GS(T)-100 There may be a couple of others I have not thought of. Anything heav...

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 21, 4:57pm

Re: Wood Frame Pack
I LIKE it, very much. I use an external frame somewhat like that. Carries just beautifully. Your sewing might be crap - but you MADE it, and it works. cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Wood Frame Pack
April 21, 4:58am

BRS-3000T pricing
I wondered about the current price for this stove. Sales must have been very good, as the price on the Gearbest web site is now down to $10.99 with promo code BRS3000TCM, posted. Pretty amazing, ...

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
April 19, 12:43am

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