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Roger B (rogerb) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Here and there
About Me Mathematics and Teacher Educator been walking, on and off-track in many countries. My interest is in appreciating the outdoors, wherever I may be.
My Website URLhttp://www.nielsenbrownoutdoors.com/

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All Forum Posts by Roger B

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Re: Alcohol stove - fancy feast can - is it Aluminium or iron sheet or what?
There are Al cat food cans in Denmark, they are 5.5 cm diameter and about 2.6cm high. Brand is possibly Gourmet Gold but I do not have the label at the moment.

In Make Your Own Gear » Alcohol stove - fancy feast can - is it Aluminium or iron sheet or what?
June 02, 11:44am

Re: Alcohol stove backup
This link may be helpful Alcohol and BCB

In GEAR » Backcountry Boiler Mk II available!
May 14, 9:00am

Re: bump
pm sent

In Gear Swap » WTB: BPL 240 Long
May 07, 12:04am

Re: Weight
Hi Ruben 313 grams (11 0z), with cord attached, not seam sealed. Note that innernet is Not included in sale. Best wishes Roger

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Yellow Cuben Solomid
April 28, 1:58am

*****SOLD***** MLD Yellow Cuben Solomid
********SOLD******* I purchased the MLD Solomid with the intention of using it on some long trips this summer, but have decided to use another shelter. The Solomid has not been used in the field, ...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Yellow Cuben Solomid
April 28, 12:20am

Re: Inov-8 TerraShank vs. MetaShank
I use the Terroc 330 (terra shank) and the 370/390 (meta shank) the meta shank provides a "stiffer sole" that is does not twist as much as the terra shank does. For long distance walking ...

In GEAR » Inov-8 TerraShank vs. MetaShank
April 24, 12:04pm

Re: Scotland in May: Gear for the Cape Wrath Trail
Hi Matt Have you listened to the set of podcasts at Outdoors Station.co.uk Cape Wraith Trail Scroll down

In GEAR » Scotland in May: Gear for the Cape Wrath Trail
April 23, 11:51am

Re: Shangri La 2 Half Inner Mesh Tent
I have been using a MLD Solo inner net with a BD Betalight and it works fine, I run a cord between the two poles and then connect the inner net to it. Miguel, you may also want to look at the new S...

In GEAR » Shangri La 2 Half Inner Mesh Tent
April 21, 12:37pm

Re: Katabatic Bristlecone bivy
I have used a neo air and a poe Peak Elite AC without any problems ( I am a side sleeper)

In GEAR » Which bivy?
April 16, 12:04pm

Re: Interview with Mike Clelland
A more important question. Where is Addie? She has been around forever, but now seems to have disappeared.

In Editor's Roundtable » Interview with Mike Clelland!
April 15, 1:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Roger B

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
It took me a while to start using the stove but now it is the only stove I will use when traveling light. Its light weight coupled with the ability to use with many different pots makes this a stand o...

In Stoves - Other
September 19, 12:45pm

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
In fact these gloves are so good I always "baby" them a bit, even though it is unnecessary. The gloves work well in cooler and wet weather and I use them with trekking poles in cooler condit...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 25, 10:31am

Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo .97 Spinntex
This tarp is an example of the MLD teams great workmanship coupled with excellent design. Kevin has already described the tarp correctly, so all it is left for me to say is that it is a great piece...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 25, 9:58am

BackpackingLight.com
When it came to the need to change the delivery address from local to international for an impending delivery, there was no fuss. After a couple of emails the address was changed and the products arri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 12:50pm

C and C Outdoors
Yes I had hoped for a great deal on their Integral designs equipment, but in the end I gave up and went elsehwere (and paid more). I wanted the gear, not the stories,

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 24, 4:27pm

Pentax Optio WP
The Optio WP is always in my pocket on a trip. Its lightweight and reliability ensures that I get every photo I want. Coupled with a gorilla pod it enables me to extend the range of light in which I c...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
January 17, 6:45pm

Jolt Gum
For me the taste is non descript, maybe my taste buds have suffered from the coffee I drink in the Bodegas in NY. I use jolt in the afternoons when I am beginning to lose concentration, and am begi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 12, 6:56pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
My micropuff is my go to Pullover and coupled with my possum fur vest has provided me with warmth and comfort into the teens. Additionally it packs small.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 09, 7:02pm

Rainy Pass (Gear Repair)
Whilst many of the readers of the site are very adept at repairing and making their own gear there are some who are not. I am one of them. As a consequence I have used Rainy Pass on 2 occasions, one t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 7:36pm

IBEX Wool Liner Gloves
Light, warm and solid. These are the gloves I use when it is cold and windy, they are ideally suited for use with trekking poles and even when they are damp, they help to keep your hands warm. In s...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 01, 7:16pm