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Lawson Kline (Mountainfitter) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me My name is Lawson Kline and I am a 32 year old avid outdoorsman, husband, and dad : ) I am the owner of Lawson Equipment. We manufacture high quality outdoor gear using the best materials and craftsmanship available. My hobbies include camping, backpacking, hiking, fishing, hunting, kayaking, shooting, biking, surfing & snow skiing.
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The failures were in shear but 3M only tested T-peel since they said it paints a better picture of the adhesives bond strength. I have only warned about this issue because I saw the failures happe...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
June 05, 10:15pm

Hot Calendaring and Ripstop
I was under the impression hot calendaring was done around 200F. So I was thinking it would align the HPPE warp fibers even more and make it stronger in that direction which is perfect for a mid. ...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 03, 11:04pm

Dream Material
In my opinion, the best UL shelter fabric would look like this.. A 20d Polyester with a 50d Dyneema/Spectra grid stop every 1/8". The fabric is hot calendared and then silicone coated on both...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 03, 9:44pm

Bond and Sew
If your dead set on Cuben. I would buy a shelter from one that bonds and sews as bonding alone with a roll adhesive like a 3M 9485PC will come apart in cold weather. I don't care what marketin...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
June 03, 8:47pm

Tires and airbags
Yes I agree Roger. Some mills make nylons in the mid to upper 9's but these are used in tire construction and for airbag fabrics. Not outdoor gear. But either is the 10.6 g/d PES I bought, so ...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 03, 9:33am

nylon vs polyester
I am a few weeks late to the party but I just read most of this thread and have a few points that I would like to add. Maybe they are worth reading, maybe not.. First, I think Mike has every ri...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 03, 12:54am

Who would of ever guessed year round sales dont work? As far as screwing their suppliers out of millions. They obviously live in never never land because thats a lot of money to owe someone. I ...

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 15, 8:39am

nylon vs polyester
specific gravity doesnt really matter with fiber as a 30d nylon and 30d polyester weigh the exact same. The polyester fiber would be finer than the nylon fiber of the same denier. As far as streng...

In GEAR » Tarp/Tent materials... Is poly just too heavy?
April 08, 11:11am

raw fiber
30d polyester and 30d nylon with the same amount of picks per inch would weight the exact same. So its not really a weight issue. The problem is finding the raw fiber. Nylon in low denier is che...

In GEAR » Tarp/Tent materials... Is poly just too heavy?
April 06, 4:59pm

Logo looks great. I also really like the fly. Keep up the good work guys!

In Gear Deals » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
April 01, 12:46am

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