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About Me Alpine climber, studying engineering and product development. Always looking at ways to make my equipment lighter and better.
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Re: IDFL test results on downproof fabrics
Hi Kyle, nice to see some real testing! Any idea of how you uncalendared 1.1 oz/sqr yrd ripstop would behave with high quality down or synthetic insulatio nthat requires more or less downproof fabr...

In Make Your Own Gear » IDFL test results on downproof fabrics
July 10, 11:29am

Re: quads vs hip
Thanks! Really appreciate the input! Will start doing these excersises daily!

In Philosophy & Technique » Knees hate me going downhill
May 13, 3:07pm

Re: Re: Knees hate me going downhill
Was just about to start a smimilar thread myself, my knees have been sore all spring after a long ice climbing trip in January. Been seeing a PT a couple of times but haven't seen any real impr...

In Philosophy & Technique » Knees hate me going downhill
May 13, 10:01am

Re: Re: Update
Great mind think alike I guess :) It really is the best solution out there IMO if you want a crampon or ice screw bag. I made a few for some friends a while back and they seem to like it too :) Got...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Thoughts on a lightweight crampon bag
April 17, 11:49am

Umm... Yeah, this is a answer. do we really need a subject line?
Soldering iron works good, i got a big station that I use. I grinded one tip down to look more like a flat screwdriver, use it on everything these days, especially webbing is great, the end turns o...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG shoulder straps
April 10, 1:14pm

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Here's my "updated" recommendation, a simple 500D cordura drawstring bag. I made two of these at the beginning of this season, weight 40 grams. I can just fit my standard ice rack ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Thoughts on a lightweight crampon bag
February 19, 9:58am

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Yeah, I have used your first way, when you tighten the cord it becomes so hard it's more or less impossible to sew through it so I have just gone back and fourth a couple of times over the cord

In Make Your Own Gear » Attaching the end of a waist cord inside sleeve?
December 19, 8:52am

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The big problem with sewing bungeecord is that the sheet and elastic core isn't attached to each other, so if you only sew through it eventually you are going to pull out the elastic from the s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Attaching the end of a waist cord inside sleeve?
December 17, 5:04am

Re: Re: Re: Debunking Hydrostatic Head
Yes, but then you got even less useable information, the same amount of PU/sil doesn't always give the same waterresistance. If it's added as a layer on top of the fabric you'll get oth...

In GEAR » Debunking Hydrostatic Head
December 16, 5:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Softshell climbing jacket
Aha, sorry! I misunderstood you. There is a second drawcord on the back of the hood. The draw cord around the face opening only really closes that opening, it doesn't make the hood any smaller....

In Make Your Own Gear » Softshell climbing jacket
December 10, 11:34am

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