Bargain Alert - outdoor gear deals worth a look

Discussion in 'Shopping' started by el manana, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. WilliamC

    WilliamC Thru Hiker

  2. WilliamC

    WilliamC Thru Hiker

    If anyone's using a Galaxy S4 out on the hills, Amazon has the Lifeproof Nuud case for £25 for the next 3 hours.
  3. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

  4. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

  5. Robin

    Robin Thru Hiker

    Took a punt on the Midge Jacket. Postage cost more than the jacket! Beatons jackets are £20 with same postage charge. Will I ever use it?
  6. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    I wouldn't be without mine from June through to September, but I'm a wuss when it comes to clouds of midges :)
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  7. Robin

    Robin Thru Hiker

    I've been thinking about getting a Beatons jacket. It's a good idea and probably doesn't weigh much.
  8. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Teepee mentioned his XL is 86g
  9. EM - Ross

    EM - Ross Thru Hiker

    B'stard! I was after a basha but succumbed to an Intergral Designs Siltarp 1 in the sale! I must be getting soft.
  10. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

  11. Robin

    Robin Thru Hiker

    Midge Jacket arrived yesterday. 118g for the gram weenies. Good quality workmanship as well. For a fiver, it's a real bargain.
  12. ADz

    ADz Thru Hiker

    This is a gram weenie inspired site :D
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  13. Tartanferret

    Tartanferret Thru Hiker

    I'm currently thinking about restoring my Vango, force ten which was given to me. Its a one man version rather than the big ones, that google images come up with.

    It wont be light but certainly robust. My brother used to laugh at light weight tents so he tells me. The ground sheet IS truly a bath tub. Or a pond liner, It deserves to be restored.
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  14. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    ive got a mk5 in the wardrobe. its in great shape and one day it will fly again. its already had new peg rubbers all round but i need to get it back to its full beauty.
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  15. WilliamC

    WilliamC Thru Hiker

    Among other things, Rock and Run has the RAB Continuum Jacket for £109.
  16. el manana

    el manana Thru Hiker

    The perpetual Go Outdoors sale has these in a lot of sizes - Mammut Mercury GTX Boots - half price £77.50

    Havent got a pair but like the Mammuts i've tried on, thought it was a decent bargain as boots tend to rrp @ £140 these days. Some other things in the sale.
  17. explorecowal

    explorecowal Trail Blazer

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  18. Munro277

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  19. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Have you got a link to the inner Peter, I think I might have asked you this last time but can't remember what you said, maybe add one into your blog post too.

    Do you think the net will be midge proof or just mossie proof?
  20. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

    Soz thought I'd put it on now to whole tent..just messagebhim for inner only $40 think he quoted..looks to be midge proof to me....
  21. el manana

    el manana Thru Hiker

  22. jinch

    jinch Ultralighter

    Marvellous. Can't get robbed at that price.
  23. Stuart

    Stuart Ultralighter

  24. fluffkitten

    fluffkitten Thru Hiker

    I just bought one of those to replace my Multimat Air Superlight and as far as I can see they're the same thing, colour and branding are different but that's it. They need to be treated fairly carefully but are good mats. (my Multimat was fine until a "friend" started playing silly buggers with a knife and put a large cut in one of the outer tubes)

    They're that £16 in a few places, and I think they're good value.
  25. jack1623

    jack1623 Hiker

    I might be being really thick here but I still can't see a link to the tent inner you have described. Sounds great though, I have thought about making something similar in the past. For £26, I'll save myself the hassle and get one ordered if you would be so kind as to point me in the right direction.

    Did you get stung for any customs charges?

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