What this old thing? - Wish List

Discussion in 'Gear Chat' started by suggdozer, May 3, 2015.

  1. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

  2. JKM

    JKM Thru Hiker

    Is it wrong that I desire a Rab Kinder smock purely based on the slightly retro label?

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  3. Teepee

    Teepee Thru Hiker

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  4. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

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  5. Teepee

    Teepee Thru Hiker

    Where there's a will, there's a way. :)

    Good fun in camp and they'd have loads of uses round the home and work.

    Hmmmmnnn........I wonder if this thread should have been more accurately called 'Justify your unjustifiable purchases'. :D
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  6. tallest of pauls

    tallest of pauls Ultralighter

    I had one of the original versions of these. It's very short and made me look like Mr Blobby.
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  7. MartinK9

    MartinK9 Section Hiker

  8. theoctagon

    theoctagon Thru Hiker

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    Nunatak cold weather 3D quilt
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  9. theoctagon

    theoctagon Thru Hiker

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    fluffkitten Moderator Staff Member

  11. Enzo

    Enzo Thru Hiker

    Now, what does that remind me of?
  12. craige

    craige Thru Hiker

    Literally every UL pack on the market?
  13. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

  14. Bopdude

    Bopdude Section Hiker

  15. dovidola

    dovidola Thru Hiker

    Isn't it?
    And I've just gone and shelled out £1.58 (inc delivery) on an AliExpress Ti folding spoon.
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  16. dovidola

    dovidola Thru Hiker

    Also want!
    That said, don't you do those rather cute wooden (6.3g) spoons on your site Paul? I'd been meaning to ask, are they OK for standard outdoor cooking purposes (porridge etc), or will that kind of heat damage their coating?
  17. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    Fine for cooking, lacquer is very tough
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  18. Gadget

    Gadget Thru Hiker

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  19. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    impregnated in resin i cant see a problem. I guess if it gets chipped you might want to think twice :D
  20. Gadget

    Gadget Thru Hiker

    I've had too many cf splinters in my hands to want one in my mouth!
    Nasty buggers, worse than glass fibre.
  21. JKM

    JKM Thru Hiker

    I think if I had a c/f spork I would only use it for the purposes of lightening my published lighterpack list and never eat with it :biggrin:

    At least a titanium one will double up as an emergency tent peg.

    Sea to summit Polycarbonate spoon is the same weight and only 68p but nothing like so pretty :inlove:
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  22. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Sporks, Why?
    I've never seen the utility for UL hiking...
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  23. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Suppose it depends on what you eat, I've had a few but only used the spoon end, the fork might be handy for things that require stabbing? The knife bit is pants
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  24. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    Me either but pretty carbon things tend to override my misgivings on functionality :D
  25. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

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