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pack hook
it's called the pack hook made by ITW, uses 1/2" web. part #606-0125

In Make Your Own Gear » Can someone ID this plastic hardware? (Plastic hook/clip commonly seen in MLD and Golite Packs)
December 14, 2:32pm

nice job Dave, That thing looks killer.

In Make Your Own Gear » A very not light pack.
April 22, 11:16am

aqua seal is your friend
The method we found worked best is to pluck out some foam inside the cut then hand / machine sew the sides together folding over one side so there is a rounded edge. Then open up a tube of aqua-sea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting and resealing a Thermarest
January 05, 11:37pm

Chris, you didnt mention south america! One thing to keep in mind is that sometimes the route on the polish gets pretty steep to get on the route and I've heard that it sometimes requires two ...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua Gear List?
December 10, 5:27pm

Re: Re: well
> I can't even imagine why anyone would ever think about using a 'breathable' fabric rather than a waterproof fabric for the floor! The whole point of a groundcloth is to block ALL ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a MYO bivy
December 07, 3:51pm

you can buy aluminum bars in the same size that most stays are in places like Home Depot and Lowes. cut them down or drill some holes in them and away you go. If you can find some one with an indus...

In GEAR » Stays in a Granite Gear Vapor Trail -- Ideas Wanted
December 05, 1:25pm

I ask here because folk are always trying new things that arent commercially made and are experimenting with making things for uses that the mass market does not see. I agree maybe the general thre...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a MYO bivy
December 04, 5:39pm

Well the BD winter bivy has a non-breathable floor, but I have no experience with that either. And for my application there is no way of keeping the cold from the ground out from the inside of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a MYO bivy
December 03, 4:12pm

Thanks Denis, I get the spectra material through Rockywoods in COlorado, its cosmetic 2nds but really nice, strong material. Its not too expensive at all and I think it looks cool. Thanks for t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gore XCR Hardshell
December 01, 10:12pm

Just curious - Have you guys used bivy's with Sinylon bottoms in cold winter temps? Is internal icing a problem against the sinylon? I'm guessing it would be, but I'm not sure if havi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a MYO bivy
November 30, 11:41am

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