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I love torches/flashlights. I'm a camper, a shooter, and a cyclist- so I get to seriously test out all the torches I buy. My current favourite *value for money* torch is the Sipik SK68. It has a Cree XR-E Q5 emitter, has a zooming (collimating) lens, tailstands, and can use ...

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The Vango Banshee 200 and the Vango Blade 200 are very similar tents. They're both 2 man (in reality 1 man + some gear), both have 5000mm hydroscopic head flysheets and 6000mm rated waterproof groundsheets, and both have roughly the same amount of room inside - which isn't much. They're ...

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The Leatherman Squirt is one of the smallest yet most feature packed mini multi tools. It's made by Leatherman, so the quality is WAY up there - and comes with the Leatherman 25 year guarantee (which they actually honor!). It's small enough to carry on a key chain, but will ...

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As much as I love my alcohol burning stove (I use a Trangia), there are times when I much prefer to use my Esbit solid fuel stove instead. There's something very reassuring about having solid fuel that can't spill - especially when travelling in places where my backpack is ...

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If you're looking for a huge amount of light out of a very compact torch, then forget standard LEDs and start looking at the new range of Cree LEDs. Cree Inc are headquartered in North Carolina and design absolutely killer LED emitters that made regular LEDs look dull by comparison. ...

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It's not often that I get a flat battery in my car, but it happened about 2 weeks ago. Luckily I wasn't going anywhere in a hurry and called road side assistance. They jump started my car with a portable battery pack - no running jumper leads from car to ...

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This is something that everyone really should have in their hiking or bug out bag. For around $10-15, the Frontier Emergency Water Filter System Straw will filter 75 litres of water, remove pathogens and contaminants down to 2 microns in size including Giardia, Cryptosporidium and E.Coli, and the activated carbon ...

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I was very tempted to get myself a Maxpedition bag to use as an Every Day Carry bag - they're expensive, but they get great reviews. Then I stumbled across a budget version made my Leapers/UTG - the Tactical Messenger bag. It's roughly ONE THIRD the price of the Maxpedition ...

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