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Down tip
haven't used it myself but- An excellent tip regarding down- Portion out the down by weight per baffle. Dampen it so it's clumpy but not saturated. Dump it in. No explosions, vacuu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quick question on quilt making
August 13, 5:01pm

updates?
Any luck by anyone finding this hardware? Cord or plastic rod seems likely to me, but the hardware itself is the key. It's specs will dictate the type of slider needed. For the OP or anyon...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a sternum strap that slides along piping?
August 13, 4:54pm

Re: Re: it's anoying to put a subject up here, lol
Well... Look at that, lol Too much reading here and not much posting. Ty

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 10, 9:27am

next article
Yes David, that's the point, lol. I'm not interested in spending 3k or several months either. I'm too cheap, lazy and busy to buy a lousy yard of CF and DP to practice with and compar...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 08, 3:32pm

it's anoying to put a subject up here, lol
@ ryan- thanks for the generous offer- PM sent @ D.drake- FWIW- My experience in your theory.. not sure if this is wide/thin enough compared to where you are at now... Shoulder straps can be ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 08, 3:10pm

missed one
http://www.cascadecraftworks.com/store/p9/X-Pac%E2%84%A2_TX34_DWR_54%22_Wide_-_Black.html how bout this guy- didn't see it my first time through.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 07, 12:14pm

Thanks
Mainly- you're speaking in beefier terms than me- but I appreciate the worst case point of view in regards to abuse, and it does speak volumes to long term durability for less abused pursuits. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 07, 12:09pm

Good work
Tossing the flipside of your fabric weight argument out there: As you point out, at a yard or so of fabric- weight isn't the main thing to consider. But cost really shouldn't be either. An...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
August 06, 2:06pm

still a fan
I am sad to report the same findings as Ryan. Best shoe I've ever used...until it's not. I did have good luck with the Torin's (the road version of the Lone Peak) They held up fairly...

In Editor's Roundtable » Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review
October 15, 10:10pm

Patagonia sale live
the end of summer sale just started early- 30% off, including Houdini's

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Semi-Annual Sale
July 24, 9:56pm

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