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Ventile Poncho

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by littlebiglane, Sep 3, 2007.

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Is £110 too much?

  1. Yes, that is too expensive

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  2. No, I can manage that.

    28.6%
  1. littlebiglane

    littlebiglane New Member

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    Just dipping my toe in the water here. But who would be interested in a group buy of a ventile poncho - single layer with double layer shoulders & hood made by Hilltrek Ventile. Simple design (to keep price down) and large enough to cover a rucksack. Would anyone be initially interested. I am asking about a price from them as I write this.....
     
  2. Aliwren

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    Yep sounds interesting keep the info coming.....
     
  3. SOAR

    SOAR Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Let us know about the price and I might be tempted.

    Simon.
     
  4. Torak

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    Same as previous, depends on price.
     
  5. Wayland

    Wayland Hárbarðr

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    Could be interested if it's big enough to sleep under.
     
  6. Woodcutter

    Woodcutter Full Member

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    Like the sound of that, more details please, but pencil me in for now. Thanks.
     
  7. John Fenna

    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    Tell me more....
    John
     
  8. JFW

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    might be interested, would go with Waylands comment though.

    Cheers

    JFW
     
  9. Jambo

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    I'm interested, would depend on the price ultimately though...
     
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    I'm interested too please.
     
  11. Shankly

    Shankly New Member

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    This sounds very gucci, it would be an awful lot quieter than my DPM one, but I would be interested in the pack size and weight of a ventile poncho in comparison to my army one:22: . Not to put a a spanner in the works its just that Im not that familar with those aspects of ventile cotton...:confused:
     
  12. littlebiglane

    littlebiglane New Member

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    I have just heard from Dave at Hilltrek. He has looked at the comments (size, weight, pack-size, cost) on this thread and will get back to me once he had thought about these requirements.
     
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    harlequin Full Member

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    This, also, appeals to me.
    I'm very much in!!
    I'll field test it on my own :) !
     
  14. Timinwales

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    darn fine idea well worth a look subject to price and size I'm interested.
    cheers Tim
     
  15. Aragorn

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    ditto all of the above.
     
  16. malcolmc

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    Excellent idea. I may be interested but it depends on price and

    a) size and stud spacing being compatable with NATO pattern ponchos
    b) available in black or dark natural colour
    c) not only availalble in DPM!:eek:

    Best of luck with this one:).
     
  17. littlebiglane

    littlebiglane New Member

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    Dave at Hilltrek has asked me if someone can send him a NATO pattern poncho to ensure compatibility (he will send it back afterwards). Can anyone help out on this? Dunno about postage except that its all in a good cause to get the group buy moved forward for the benefit of everyone!
     
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    could be interested,ditto all above concerns
     
  19. oetzi

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    Now that would combine the best of two worlds!
     
  20. dommyracer

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    At first I thought this sounded like a good idea.

    On reflection though, it seems like a solution looking for a problem.
     

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