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    Been looking at some myself recently, The vango...

    Been looking at some myself recently, The vango range tick all boxes except colours as they tend to come in garish oranges etc but great price at 15 quid or so, this looks a good bit of kit, Under 40...
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    Popped into my local store last week but could...

    Popped into my local store last week but could only find the fixed blade saw with sheath, at under 4 quid I though why not, had it out on the weekend and worked well, good blade and cuts well, the...
  3. Flexi togs....They just fell my way...Double usage?

    A mate of mine upon hearing of my winter camping donders kindly furnished me with a two piece flexi tog suit, used previously in a warehouse freezer section and rated to minus 50 degrees, Now as...
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    Sticky: Thought I'd make an offering, taken on my iphone...

    Thought I'd make an offering, taken on my iphone around 2am Thursday past, very low mist that rolled in through the trees almost illuminescent, low cloud cover for a few hours then the northern...
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    Hello again all, first off apologies for the...

    Hello again all, first off apologies for the delay in posting the review as promised, life gets in the way sometimes, on a plus note I've had the bag out a few times so feel in a more educated place...
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    Lol I know, he's like a rake too!! Must have...

    Lol I know, he's like a rake too!! Must have hollow legs
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    Just a quick update, the latest storm front that...

    Just a quick update, the latest storm front that blew in wiped out yesterdays plans, I don't mind the rain but winds topping 60mph not for my liking, A bit more settled today so ventured out this...
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    Some great links up already, look forward to...

    Some great links up already, look forward to checking them all out, thought I'd put this guy up, great channel, lots of varied content and some great grub....
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  9. Hi there, no experience with em so unfortunately...

    Hi there, no experience with em so unfortunately useless on that front lol, would say that looks a nice bit of kit though, I like the duality factor of a hammock/bivvy, planning a trip later on this...
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    I can only speak for the DD camping hammock as...

    I can only speak for the DD camping hammock as that's my current rig, website states weight of 650g for hammock only, but with 10m of webbing and stuff sack it comes in exactly at 1.1kg, Use wise its...
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    Nah not the kestrel mate although that is a nice...

    Nah not the kestrel mate although that is a nice bag, I'm a tight arse lol went the surplus route for the bog standard ex issue 4 season bag, this one to be exact...
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    Lol now there's a thought, someone will snap it...

    Lol now there's a thought, someone will snap it up :). Never thought to look at it that way either, the bag is 2008 issue I think, grade 1 condition and I will say you may be spot on coz I was really...
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    I'm currently hanging a DD rig, I have looked...

    I'm currently hanging a DD rig, I have looked into the snugpak gear and may possibly venture their way for my next hammock and also like the look of their underblankets although a bit pricey, one...
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    Winter bag...Itchy feet

    New bag arrived Friday, itching to get out and about but 2 more night shifts to go still :( Finish at 0630hrs Tuesday morning and planning on heading out straight from work so will update on the...
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    I've yet to have a popper but will undoubtedly...

    I've yet to have a popper but will undoubtedly happen if I keep using stones so some good links/tips here. I recently got into dakota pits, great for a cook on and no stones needed, pain in the arse...
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    Welcome from another newbie and someone close by,...

    Welcome from another newbie and someone close by, your neck of the woods has some lovely places, spent a lot of time up at lochearnhead many years ago and had a pretty spectacular guerilla camp up...
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    Thanks all for the welcomes, much appreciated. ...

    Thanks all for the welcomes, much appreciated.

    Re...Donder.....A great scots word lol, although sounds odd coming out a welshmans mouth but I've live here for 20 odd years so I'm allowed to at...
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    I usually carry a zebra can for boiling stuff or...

    I usually carry a zebra can for boiling stuff or using as a small oven and a wire rack for grilling, I use a copper bottomed stainless steel plate with a foldable handle that doubles as a frying pan...
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    Not used the liquid gel stuff but I use the solid...

    Not used the liquid gel stuff but I use the solid gel blocks in my flash brew kit, 1 block in my little home made pin stove boils a brew in a few mins, a couple thrown in a side pocket carry no real...
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    The super light jungle hammock might be worth a...

    The super light jungle hammock might be worth a look for versatility, bit pricier than others in the DD range but can be used as a hooped bivvy also, would love it if santa brought me one of those...
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    I'd also chuck my tuppence worth in their favour,...

    I'd also chuck my tuppence worth in their favour, great bit of kit to have in your pack, will be using it through this winter and I'm aware of the cold issues but the thing is so small (I use the...
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    Hello from Fife

    Just a quick hi to all, just joined so enjoying browsing around.

    I'm lucky to live in a stunningly beautiful part of the world with great access to all natures glory, never happier than when...
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