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by ergaster
Tue Sep 19, 2023 11:24 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 11438
Views: 1917300

Re: The post man's been ...

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I now have a few different alcohol burners and intend to do some comparisons. I'll post my findings.
by ergaster
Mon Sep 18, 2023 5:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 11438
Views: 1917300

Re: The post man's been ...

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*Other teas are available.
by ergaster
Fri Apr 21, 2023 8:50 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)

sqibjib wrote: Wed Apr 19, 2023 4:53 pm Mail is playing silly buggers I will email address to you cheers Stuart
Please could you try emailing me on;

muntas3@tuesdayfi.com

Cheers.
by ergaster
Wed Apr 19, 2023 9:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)

sqibjib wrote: Wed Apr 19, 2023 4:53 pm Mail is playing silly buggers I will email address to you cheers Stuart
Cheers Stuart. I thought as much as a message of mine had been sat in the outbox for ages.
by ergaster
Mon Apr 17, 2023 9:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: NBD - And now for something completely different...
Replies: 28
Views: 2274

Re: NBD - And now for something completely different...

Amazing work! Thanks for taking the time to share the journey :-bd
by ergaster
Mon Apr 17, 2023 8:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: FS: Sinewave Beacon + SP Dynamo Wheel (reduced)

Do you still have this item? Would you consider posting it?
by ergaster
Mon Apr 03, 2023 11:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 404
Views: 43851

Re: What are you reading now?

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith. Absolutely fascinating. Apparently octopus have neurons throughout their legs and arms. I can't remember if he actually called it a second brain but he did say that tests have shown that they can operate...
by ergaster
Mon Apr 03, 2023 11:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Winter project
Replies: 17
Views: 3900

Re: Winter project

Amazing idea! My kids would love this. Cheers.
by ergaster
Mon Apr 03, 2023 11:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The future of insulation ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1221

Re: The future of insulation ?

A very cunning stunt! :lol:
by ergaster
Thu Mar 30, 2023 6:16 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Hi. My name is Shafiq and I am a missed-the-BAM-again-oholic. Next time (if I'm still alive) I will: *Start in January. *Head out at the start of the months. *Not think about luxurious BAM plans and keep em simple. *Take more cold showers! All the best everyone and it's been nice whilst it lasted :...
by ergaster
Thu Mar 30, 2023 5:44 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Mrs G and I spent last week in a cottage up north at Cragganmore, right next to the Speyside Way, etc, etc. Very pretty camp! I've not bivvied in proper rain yet but it was enough that I doubt I'd sleep. I'm planning on making a bivvy that raises the fabric off my face. Do you have any thoughts or ...
by ergaster
Wed Mar 29, 2023 2:18 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Mrs G and I spent last week in a cottage up north at Cragganmore, right next to the Speyside Way. The weather was better than predicted and I managed to get four days out on the bike. On one of those days I rode north on the Way as far as Craigellachie, exploring left and right from there as I went...
by ergaster
Mon Mar 27, 2023 7:25 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Friday night and the first bivvy of the year. And in ages! Absolutely lovely to get out again. Luxury sleeping quarters... https://i.postimg.cc/kXK60L2f/PXL-20230325-070026267.jpg ...in our hotel... Just fantastic to get out again. Looking forward to seeing what the year brings. Happy hunting folks...
by ergaster
Mon Mar 27, 2023 11:29 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Friday night and the first bivvy of the year. And in ages! Absolutely lovely to get out again. Luxury sleeping quarters... https://i.postimg.cc/kXK60L2f/PXL-20230325-070026267.jpg ...in our hotel... https://i.postimg.cc/15q5g6Pt/PXL-20230325-070012881.jpg Just fantastic to get out again. Looking fo...
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 7:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 3962
Views: 496709

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

I returned safely late last night from the Peak District following lots of wedding type things. My favourite part of which was a quote from the brides fathers speech. He was present at the birth of his grandson (my nephew had covid and couldn't attend) and he described looking down onto his daughte...
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 2:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 11438
Views: 1917300

Re: The post man's been ...

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Operation New Bivvy well under way!
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 1:48 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

That looks like a great session Boab. April weekends start on day one. Lots of opportunity to get a banker in!
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 12:57 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

RIP wrote: Sun Mar 26, 2023 12:40 pm Lovely that. Yeah, what's with the shambolic stove setup :wink: .
The wind kept blowing out the tablet before I could protect it. I had to use my friends gas burner to light it and then resorted to building a windshield out of stove bits. I was well past caring by this point :lol:
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 12:39 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Friday night and the first bivvy of the year. And in ages! Absolutely lovely to get out again. https://i.postimg.cc/j5SSCFd0/PXL-20230325-174428236.jpg Homemade bivvy. https://i.postimg.cc/zfRk6x1N/PXL-20230325-174501284.jpg Homemade quilt. https://i.postimg.cc/K8W6tpNh/PXL-20230324-191543729.jpg Co...
by ergaster
Sun Mar 26, 2023 12:37 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2023.
Replies: 1037
Views: 196680

Re: Bivvy a month 2023.

Friday night and the first bivvy of the year. And in ages! Absolutely lovely to get out again. https://i.postimg.cc/j5SSCFd0/PXL-20230325-174428236.jpg Homemade bivvy. https://i.postimg.cc/zfRk6x1N/PXL-20230325-174501284.jpg Homemade quilt. https://i.postimg.cc/K8W6tpNh/PXL-20230324-191543729.jpg Co...
by ergaster
Sat Mar 25, 2023 11:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: How to insert pictures
Replies: 249
Views: 145964

Re: How to insert pictures

Test https://www.flickr.com/photos/193819657@N06/52771204273/in/dateposted/# https://www.flickr.com/photos/193819657@N06/52771204273/in/dateposted/# https://flic.kr/p/2opddvx https://flic.kr/p/2opddvx https://postimg.cc/v1CsNXV3 https://postimg.cc/v1CsNXV3 https://i.postimg.cc/j5SSCFd0/PXL-20230325-...
by ergaster
Sun Jun 26, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: selling all and getting a cheating bike.
Replies: 45
Views: 2716

Re: selling all and getting a cheating bike.

A friend of mine has recently had massive health problems and spent about nine months in hospital. He's been on bikes all his life. He got an e-bike so he could begin building his fitness again. He told me that he can get out with 'normal' bikes and keep up or get knackered if he wants a work out. I...
by ergaster
Sun Jun 26, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What's your current dream bike?
Replies: 70
Views: 4498

Re: What's your current dream bike?

i do like nichés so i'm going to go all out. pinion geared, carbon belted ti monster-cross maybe for my 50th in a few years time I have just got an Olsen Karapoti. Gates Drive, SIDs and Hope BB and brakes. I'm so happy with it. Always wanted a Gates system but couldn't find a bike I liked. I think ...
by ergaster
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:07 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 404
Views: 43851

Re: What are you reading now?

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff. Always relaxes me.
by ergaster
Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Ripstop by the Roll purchase premium in the UK?
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Ripstop by the Roll purchase premium in the UK?

Thanks whitestone. I was bracing myself for 30% so that's in the ballpark. Did you find the gear as advertised? Happy to buy from there again? So far I've only purchased from profabrics.co.uk. It's been good to practice my sewing but when compared to international sites such as https://www.extremtex...