Recent content by mickos

  • UPDATE - The main upgrade is now finished. The site should now be functioning as normal, I will be making tweaks over the weekend, particularly to look of the site. If you notice something is broken or have any comments please let me know. Many thanks Matt (Lithril)
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    hexi stove toast?

    are unburnt hydracarbons essentially soot? I make 'super candles' using melted tealights and those colour catcher things my other half always uses in the washing machine. really good for water but they put a lot of soot on my pot!
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    hexi stove toast?

    sounds cool that they are 'green do they burn as well/long as a hexi tablet and do they smell bad?
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    hexi stove toast?

    sounds great apart from the bugs :) northern Canada looks beautiful. camped in the Scottish wild last night and had toast bacon and coffee , forgot the strawberry jam though
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    hexi stove toast?

    thanks guys that's confirmed that I shouldn't cook directly over it. seen those toasters in B&m and I have other options for cooking but was just generally looking for advice on the fumes from those tablets as I'm new to them. was camping last night and just took a wee fold up coughlans grill...
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    hexi stove toast?

    Has anyone tried or have any thoughts on cooking toast using a hexi tablet? ignoring the method, im more thinking about if the bread would soak up nasty fumes etc. whether it would taste horrible or even if it tasted fine would it be dangerous / not recommended. i really hate the smell of...
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    1 Person Tent Recommendations

    ive just bought the vango blade 100 recently for £80 on outdoor camping direct. Really light and easy to pack away. im used to heavier cheap 2-3 man tents so was really surprised how light it was. Haven't tried it in anger yet only in good weather.
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    The Jukebox

    one of my 'about to finish work' tunes on a friday :)
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    Shrinkpot

    will do!
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    Show us your flaming kettles ... (pic heavy Brewing Viewing)

    what's that contraption on the left?? looks impressive
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    Show us your flaming kettles ... (pic heavy Brewing Viewing)

    new to the forum, this thread is brilliant :) Went down to Harlaw reservoir in the Pentlands last weekend. Other half thought i was off my head making tea because it was roasting. but just cant beat a cup of tea outdoors. its the best thing to quench your thirst as my gran used to say...
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    How to / I whittle faces !

    nice :) hope its not a daft question but what kind of wood is it?
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    Shrinkpot

    sorry if this is the wrong forum but spotted this on facebook the other day. near my folks so was thinking of going. https://www.greenaspirationsscotland.co.uk/product-page/shrinkpots have never heard of a shrinkpot before, looks nice.
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    Just testing out Flickr

    cat by Michael Maclean, on Flickr