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  • 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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    Allotment Challenge

    Not impressed, chrysanthemums as flower arranging? I don't think that should be a topic. Don't get me wrong I like flowers, even on an allotment, as a thing of beauty, but I feel allotments should be for producing food. Flower arranging? Doesn't quite fit right in my brain. Mind you I...
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    Amateur radio demonstration at the moot.

    Let me know if you set up a sked, I may have a little something tucked away. Will PM later in the week.
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    Mountain Range twin hooped bivvy

    Good evening, welcome to the forum. It's always nice to introduce yourself on the introduction forum. No experience on that particular bivy, but a sleeping bag and roll mat or similar in/on a bivy bag are still needed. You won't have much time to gather insulation after a 20mile day...
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    Lights for my garage.

    Thank you everyone for your responses. As usual it creates more thinking not less. The Tilley lamp may be refettled, (I have created a word!!) and then I will have to move all flamables into a metal crate (unbought). The other problem is a 18ft sea kayak in a 16ft garage, meaning my moving...
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    Be careful with that chainsaw........(X-RAY BUT NO BLOOD/GORE)

    Puts off buying a chainsaw for another 2 years...
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    Hello from Southampton

    New forest? Nice. Welcome welcome welcome.
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    post a picture?

    I take it I can't post direct from an iPad yet? Best warm up the old coal fired steam driven laptop then...
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    Canadian Canoe

    Song of the paddles a good place to check out stuff on open canoeing. I wouldn't go anywhere without a third paddle and a bit of string.
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    Lights for my garage.

    After trying to light my garage useing battery lanterns for ages, I've found that the little lidls cree torches are ideal for ideal for a spot light. In the ideals of this forum though I have a few questions, or suggestions needed. My garage is rented, so I can't make alterations, and my...
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    Bike Light / Torch

    Can someone find me a similar link to the amazon above? Think its too old now.
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    Attention capt. Orric on deck

    Yes, too early, less you've crashed your boat and mis- spelled RYA. Oh hang on...
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    Boots and Stuff

    Price change. Meindl Borneos Right boot has several cracks between the randing and the sole. Found after inspecting before a post Anyones for £5?
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    Boots and Stuff

    Rab Down Jacket - size Large Im now not a large. Little use here in Cornwall, bought for Canada about 10 years ago and stored in a loft formot of its life. Made when they only made one model of jacket. Very good condition. £ 80
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    Boots and Stuff

    Open canoe River Barrels -one med one large - Im not posting these, pick up only, £5 each. (but you can get a free small barrel and an orange survival bag with it! Scarpa Boots - unknown model but leather and goretex, size 45. Used once. Looks a lot better in real life than the flash photos...
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    Wooohoooo keys to the new house

    Nice, it's a good feeling isn't it.
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    Mardale long jacket L

    Price Drop Now £ 25
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    Sprayway salopettes size 34.

    Price drop £25
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    Boots and Stuff

    Having a clearout All items plus postage meindl Borneo Size 11 Used once several years ago. Never really fitted my feet. Should clean up nce. £30 Berghaus Ladies waterproof jacket Size 16 £10 Montaine Smock (buffalo) Size - Fitted me as a large, but...
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    Leather Care

    Disregard this message. IT issues, now fixed!!
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    Leather Care

    I have found my WW1 German binoculars, a "find" from my great grandfather. The leather case is looking very tired. Any recommendations of how to preserve it?