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Re: Re: got it
My error- the red is the sil-argon, the black is the sil-membrane. Sorry! but thanks for confirming my recollection either way. As Kyle mentioned, more than just HH.

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 18, 3:53pm

got it
Haven't had time play with it much- but right off the bat- It's not ripstop, I sorta assumed it was. That said, not disappointed and though I'm no expert I do recall a few posts here ...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 18, 2:15pm

nearly here
I have some of this fabric on the way(maybe today even). I plan to use it on a relatively steep sided hammock tarp, possibly a mid, for the reasons Ryan mentioned. I wouldn't expect it to s...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 18, 11:24am

Duck to duck
Got my down in- good product- good packaging- easy to use. Package came with order number, lot number, and control number from what I assume was the original supplier. So... I've always bou...

In Make Your Own Gear » bulk down
December 18, 11:12am

one more
Man, ask and ye shall receive. I was thinking about that the other day for a backpack backpad- I think I'd try a cheap aluminum yardstick- chop an inch off each side for a "stop"...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to score thin foam
December 04, 7:03pm

Thanks
Ordered some up- heard good things about this source- sale price can't be beat. FWIW- I ordered 12 ounces from RBTR and it shipped in a 3.5" x 12" x 14" USPS box. It was 850 ...

In Make Your Own Gear » bulk down
December 01, 11:44am

Amazon vendor
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MLJM08S/ref=dra_a_rv_mr_hn_it_P1400_1000?tag=dradisplay-20&ascsubtag=4a251a2ef9bbf4ccc35f97aba2c9cbda Who knows what fill??? Cheap though, but you get what you p...

In Make Your Own Gear » bulk down
December 01, 7:51am

stuff sack
Looks like a stuffsack. See what you have lying around- likely you could find one of about the right size and work off of that. If you got nothing- look up a stuff sack pattern- or sew a round ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with how to make a zip off hood for a jacket
December 01, 7:49am

Re: Re: bulk down
In reading/researching some more, both here and various other places I think that I am also a bit of victim of the marketing hype. I note that Western Mountaineering (who I consider one of the bes...

In Make Your Own Gear » bulk down
November 30, 11:55am

bulk down
http://www.wildernesslogics.com/BULK-850-DOWN-LB.htm 132 per pound of 850- best I know of... I'd be willing to pick up two pounds at a good price from a reliable vendor. Anybody have a g...

In Make Your Own Gear » bulk down
November 30, 11:15am

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