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by u02sgb
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What else should I be working on?
Replies: 36
Views: 3610

Re: What else should I be working on?

Yeah a flissure cone for my Lifeventure 450ml (or Alpkit MiTi mug with small amounts of water in it) on the 8g stove.

Keep meaning to make one myself but with another little one on the way and house stuff never find the time.
by u02sgb
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: 999 text service - a useful thing to know
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: 999 text service - a useful thing to know

Done, thanks. Hopefully it'll never come in useful!
by u02sgb
Fri Sep 26, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.
Replies: 10
Views: 5023

Re: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.

Interesting, I feel a blog post coming on :grin: .

Thanks Stu.
by u02sgb
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.
Replies: 10
Views: 5023

Re: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.

Be interested to see the difference between a normal windshield and a cone. Still dithering over making one.
by u02sgb
Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.
Replies: 10
Views: 5023

Re: Stove / windshield 'testing bicycle'.

Cool, any chance of some comparison shots between different stove types and windshields?
by u02sgb
Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bit OT spare phone battery
Replies: 5
Views: 816

Re: Bit OT spare phone battery

It's worth paying more for a decent one. The cheapy ones from eBay that have "eleventy million" mAh tend to die fairly quickly. I bought a genuine Samsung replacement one for my S3 for about £20 and a double capacity one that needed a new back for the phone. The double capacity is from "Mugen power"...
by u02sgb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB Jersey
Replies: 41
Views: 5696

Re: BB Jersey

Yeah loving mine, it even fits properly! Thanks Stu.
by u02sgb
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: New Joystick mk9
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: New Joystick mk9

Yeah I think the new ones are all at full retail rather than discounted which makes them look very expensive! From what I can tell they seem worth it though. The helmet mount in particular looks great.

Haven't looked at the Axis will do some more research.
by u02sgb
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: New Joystick mk9
Replies: 6
Views: 567

New Joystick mk9

Hi, New mk9 joystick has 750 lumens up from 400 and supposedly a wider beam. Was wondering if anyone had seen it? I figure the mk9 is somewhere between the mk8 and the Diablo (mk4) now, was trying to see which one it's close too. Fancy it as a head torch, commuter light and a "get me home" if I get ...
by u02sgb
Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8426
Views: 894131

Re: The post man's been ...

Interested to hear more on the OG bars when you've tried them out for longer Stu.
by u02sgb
Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: How often are satellite pictures updated?
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: How often are satellite pictures updated?

One of my mates reckons Bing maps to be the most up to date Satellite pics. Was certainly true of the full path around Loch Lyon that didn't show up on anything else.
by u02sgb
Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Most useful top cap?
Replies: 21
Views: 1389

Re: Most useful top cap?

I looked into getting that Specialized chain tool a while back. It looked like there were some limitations to it however: http://reviews.mtbr.com/just-in-specialized-swat-storage-water-air-and-tools They reckoned that you couldn't use it to put a chain pin back in, just remove a chain pin and use a ...
by u02sgb
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Turned up and very pleased with them. Thanks Dave.
by u02sgb
Mon Aug 11, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Good stuff! Yes, can you PM your email and I'll Paypal it to you.
by u02sgb
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: FS: Black Diamond Trekking Poles

Would you take £40?
by u02sgb
Fri Aug 08, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

This might be useful for punching holes in Ti Foil too.

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin ... ad_id=3724
by u02sgb
Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

Gents, not sure if you've seen this but there's some interesting info on Ti Foil in it.

http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/forum/gear ... 40067.html
by u02sgb
Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

Glad I asked, thanks.
by u02sgb
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

Just remember the 8g is designed to work with the mug directly on top I was planning to run it with a small gap (0.5cm) would this work ok? I'm still getting issues with putting the flame out when I put the mug on (admittedly usually in crappy conditions). It seems to burn fine when it's just sitti...
by u02sgb
Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

Thanks Stu. I read you had some Alu foil that might be good for making a Flissure? Got any left? I still need to print out a template to see what size I need but fancied trying to make a small one for my 450ml mug. I saw Iain's first attempt melted so want to make sure it's the right thickness. It's...
by u02sgb
Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype
Replies: 26
Views: 10496

Re: 2 Part Cone Windshield - Prototype

That titanium foil link looks interesting. Anyone got any/can comment on how suitable it looks?

Stu.
by u02sgb
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Borders 300 First Test Run.
Replies: 14
Views: 1986

Re: Borders 300 First Test Run.

I run mine in Airplane mode if I'm tracking a route while out riding so that should disable A-GPS. I use a Galaxy S3 and haven't had problems with the GPS failing to connect (including some times in mist), but am interested what benefits a dedicated GPS might give. I'm keen to make sure that if I'm ...
by u02sgb
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Borders 300 First Test Run.
Replies: 14
Views: 1986

Re: Borders 300 First Test Run.

Cracking write up, think we've all been there - although thankfully for me it's only been for short periods of time! Glad you're going to continue with it, interested to see the completed route. What phone you were using for ViewRanger? I'd have thought that the GPS chip in modern phones would be at...
by u02sgb
Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: For those who love a bit of Italian
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: For those who love a bit of Italian

Perhaps you could offer to "translate" the website for a discount :grin: