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J Dos Antos (Damager) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Redwoods of Santa Cruz Mts
About Me I've carried too much and I've carried too little. I've learned a lot from both scenarios. Now I like to think I carry just enough ...
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Re: Tall Bivy
Daniel, I have switched to bivy use for all summer trips. I bought a TiGoat Raven Omni Bivy. What I like most is you can use a bug net hood or a solid hood. I have not seen that option with any ...

In GEAR » Tall Bivy
June 14, 4:28pm

dyeing a no-go
I heard back from several cottage companies today, including Zpacks, HMG, ULA, Zimmerbuilt. The general consensus was dyeing does not work, as you need to boil the fabric for it to accept the d...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
June 02, 11:23pm

Pack is SOLD!
Pack is SOLD! Thanks again BPL Cheers J Dos

In Gear Swap » FS: Borah Gear Stealth pack L torso
June 02, 9:54pm

Disperse dyes
Ryan, Thanks for the reply. I've reached the same conclusion regarding disperse dyes. I read up on the process last night for a couple of hours. They seem like too much hassle and mess. So t...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
June 01, 1:39pm

Re: Thinned Acrylic Paint????
Valerie, Thanks very much for your comment. I was wondering about alternative methods for coloring poly. I want to use something that will not bleed on to me or my gear, and will not affect hybr...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 5:55pm

Disperse dyes
Found this on Wikihow. "To dye polyester, you need to purchase what are called disperse dyes. Disperse dyes consist of a finely ground dying agent suspended in a dispersing agent, and they...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 4:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
Greg, Thanks for the reply. Your post echoes the concerns I have after reading through several dye threads. I wonder if there is another way to bond the dye to polyester. I'm curious wha...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 3:56pm

Re: Re: Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
Bob, Thanks for the reply. Yeah, I shot Cubic Tech an e-mail earlier this morning, along with e-mails to a few cottage companies that make cuben packs. I received this reply from BPL member ...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 3:15pm

Re: Re: Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
To add, I have been reading other threads in which users dyed their packs. But I have found nothing conclusive regarding cuben, or hybrid variations. If dye does not work, is there another DIY proc...

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 2:43pm

Re: Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
I would be willing to dye the pack black in order to reduce splotches or discoloration.

In GEAR » Can I dye a white hybrid cuben pack?
May 31, 2:09pm

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