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fuzzing
yeah it does a bit but it depends on the pack strap fabric and probably only aesthetic. I have a 4 year old Montane jacket made of equilibrium, which is still sound and not bad looking. It's ...

In GEAR » Late to the Pertex Equilibrium party
September 16, 3:21pm

sewing p n p
Along the cut there will be no seam allowance so I would bind the cut edges with a slightly heavier fabric, and stitch leather to that. not sure how you are planning to sew the other edges of the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Working with pile fleece and Pertex fabric?
September 05, 10:24am

a similar design
here http://www.opticsplanet.com/outdoor-designs-konagrip-convertible.html may not be as warm or light as Buffalo Mitts, but possibly tougher amd useful for a lot of situations.

In GEAR » Looking for a mitt that fits this design
September 05, 1:05am

foolproof
as I described above. on the occasional time it's tricky, use a small fuel soaked wick. on the mesh surface. I usually use a lighter, and once had a cheaper type which had leaked and beco...

In GEAR » Best way to light a StarLyte?
September 04, 4:06pm

Thanks Matt
Thank you. Not heard of RBTR before. A good colour selection too. Will see how shipping to UK works out. Cheers. BTW what I meant by my previous comment was, given the silnylons in mos...

In Make Your Own Gear » Any feedback on Silnylon from Montana software?
September 02, 4:19pm

use a temporary wick on top
occasionally lighting is tricky. various ways around it. keep fuel warm. a small bottle in pocket. use a temporary wick on top. it needn't be big say an 1/8" -1/4". wet it ...

In GEAR » Best way to light a StarLyte?
September 02, 1:48pm

Anyone? Silnylon Quality
Any users? I've seen this thread My thought is that 'all' silnylons I've used/handled feel thinner and less waxy than the MLD 'Shield' silnylon on my Trailstar. Th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Any feedback on Silnylon from Montana software?
September 02, 4:51am

Any feedback on Silnylon from Montana software?
It seems a good price (on ebay). Looking to try it for bivy/inner nest floors. Have used Bearpaw in the past with satisfaction.

In Make Your Own Gear » Any feedback on Silnylon from Montana software?
August 30, 2:46pm

straps flopping around
from a long time strapped pole user If they flop in use, you ain't using them straps properly set up. if they break shoulders cos the pole catches, you probably aren't using them prop...

In GEAR » Trekking poles
August 22, 2:39pm

8
I have a Oware 9x9 and a Trailstar. (I'm 6') I sometimes find the TS a little too short really when pitched tight for bad weather. I also have a Golite Hex 3 (8'3") which i...

In GEAR » small pyramids. Duomid vs aware 8x8
August 09, 9:41am

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