Recent content by Stuart

  • 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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    Ray Mears fact checks The Revenant :)

    The Revenant did have an advisor on set, listed deep in the credits, some chap called Mors Kochanski.
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    UK Hammocks, Bespoke Expedition equipment

    In reply to requests for photographs of the pack size, this is the pole bed from the last photograph of original post (green rectangle), the Jungle chair, and the EDC hammock next to a 1lt canteen for size comparison. EDC in the hand, with leatherman charge for reference (as i have...
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    UK Hammocks, Bespoke Expedition equipment

    Finding well designed high quality equipment that will survive the rigors of prolonged and repeated expeditionary work is not easy, finding anything manufactured in the UK is exceptionally difficult; to even entertain the idea that there exists within these shores a place where a talented...
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    Mors Kochanski & Larry Olsen interviews

    sorry those should have been embedded not links, fixed now
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    Mors Kochanski & Larry Olsen interviews

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    Borneo Slideshow

    yes, a wragler's viper. Beheaded before I picked it up of course, the penan kill any found close to human habitation
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    Borneo Slideshow

    how can you hate the jungle! its wonderful
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    Borneo Slideshow

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    Making a Fire Piston the Native Way

    Jamri's fire pistons are now available to buy online!: http://www.sepuh-crafts.com/ Jamri has become ill in recent years which has prevented him working in his fields, but thanks to sepuh-crafts buying his firepistons he is able to continue making a living. Sepuh-crafts helps support...
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    VIDEO - Malaysian fire piston maker

    Jamri's fire pistons are now available online!: http://www.sepuh-crafts.com/ Jamri has become ill in recent years which has prevented him working in his fields, but thanks to sepuh-crafts buying his firepistons he is able to continue making a living
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    "Stuart" - Lost In Action?

    Already gone, I do miss it though The Penan appear to admire a good display of facial hair, one of the men asked me how many years it had taken me to grow my beard and stared at me with utter disbelief when I said 3 months. Children did run in terror though!
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    "Stuart" - Lost In Action?

    :) I'd appreciate that, prehapes I can talk you into visiting the jungle whilst I'm there
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    "Stuart" - Lost In Action?

    For those that have asked about the jungle chair setup in the photo, it was sewn up for me by Mat at UKhammocks Its a very lightweight material (packs down small enough to fit easily into a trouser pocket) with a cordura lined sleeve at one end, you just need to cut suitible poles to set it up...
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    "Stuart" - Lost In Action?

    Sure is, looks like an interesting trip, I'll be keeping an eye on your progress with an mind meeting you there if I can
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    "Stuart" - Lost In Action?

    I'm still alive I've just been busy with lots of different projects and loafing about in remote places, so I've not stuck my head in here for quite a while. That would be one of the aforementioned projects, though its suffering from my complete lack of computer competence and my not...