Brew up thread

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sunndog

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These look interesting? Clicky
Nifty, i love the hanging toast rack


That firebox nano is just about the favorite thing i'v bought for years. My other one is the old woodland edge job (anyone still use one?)
Great burner but bloody big and heavy. The nano fits in a shirt pocket with no loose parts and holds just enough wood that you can leave it for quite a while without it going out on you
 

Jack Bounder

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Out in the Forest again today.

Trangia Triangle, Trangia burner with 27 kettle.







I was quite pleased with the Triangle (which I bought from Oswald Bailey for £11 yesterday). Small, lightweight, easy to put together and worked well. It was in a fairly sheltered spot but seemed largely unaffected by the wind. That said, it wasn't actually that windy.
 

Jack Bounder

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Went to the north of the Forest to a place good for Bluebells.



I am staring to become fond of my Trangia Triangle.

The midges were a little intense. Other than that, we had a nice bimble in the woods.



I should be recieving an Eagle Products Stainless Steel Kettle through the post any day now. Looking forward to using it.

 
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Jack Bounder

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I have just bought 5 Lifesystems Midge head nets. I have always avoided these even, when I lived and worked in the Scottish countryside. I must be getting soft since I've been living in the south. :)
 

Tony

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Mate, nothing soft in avoiding the midges, they drive me mad every year no matter where I am.

Your first post, hengesstbury Head, I used to live on Broadway and have a lot of great memories form up on the head, it's a beautiful part of the world you're in...

Thanks for shring your trips, it's good to read them... goodjob
 

Jack Bounder

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My wife and kids do a 5km park run on a Saturday morning. I go along for moral support and have a brew. It's exhausting. :)

I was thinking about using my new Eagle Products Kettle but decided against it. I'm still in two minds about whether I should keep it or not.


 
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I use the BCB Crusader mk2 stove with a smaller water bottle and the mk1 mug , the reason I use the smaller water bottle is because otherwise the clip won't clip together because the mk1 mug is bigger than the plastic mug that comes with the mk2 set, :)
 

techguyone

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I'm still trying to find a cover for my MK II crusader mug in either Alu or S Steel, sadly the guy that did the MK I lids seems to have disappeared, I can't see anything anywhere that does the MKII - I have good money waiting too.
 

Jack Bounder

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Well, I didn't think we'd need the midge nets for some time. As it turns out, we needed them on our very next trip into the woods.

 

Jack Bounder

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Yes. Ticks too. Of course, the nets didn't protect my hands and they were soon burning from the bites. Luckily, it doesn't last for long but was uncomfortable at the time. Clearly, actually drinking the brew wasn't especially easy. We had to pack up and drink while we walked.
 

Harvestman

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Not really a brew, but I was car camping, literally sleeping in the car, so didn't need to worry about liquids. This is the meal I made though. Bacon, broad beans and Mexican chilli rice. Hearty food!

The pan is one from the excellent Aldi pan set, and beneath it is a Bushbuddy stove.

 

didicoy

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Me too. Here's my favourite set with a modified stainless steel coffee canister as a pot:

Can I ask, is that SS coffee canister made by Kilner? Only I bought on very similar at the carboot, yesterday for 70p The seller said if I could tell her what it is used for, I could have it cheaper. The lid has a series of 6mm holes around the lid top. Inside there is a removable thin mesh, one in the lid behind the holes and on in the bottom of the vessel. I love this thread about brews. So simple a topic, but one equally as important to some, as going to church on a Sunday.