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Re: Cuben tunnel... Done
Ok while I'm still thinking of the better Carbon Fiber poles to use for the tent... I did make the stuff sack. Roger's shoe box analogy worked like a charm. Anyone did some testing o...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 23, 9:59pm

Re: Cuben tunnel... Done
Sam: Well, an image is worth a 1000 words... I'm speechless! And I thought the only thing I had left to do was to click the buy button on the Fibraplex website. I'm now thinking I should s...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 20, 7:31pm

Re: Cuben tunnel... Done
Sam: Using elbow would render my tent poles useless as probes. I'm using no brand name aluminum poles for now without elbows. I really had no idea that the arrow shaft poles could take such a c...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 19, 8:09pm

Re: Re: Cuben tunnel... Done
Carbon fiber poles: I know that the Fibraplex poles can flex to the curvature of my tunnel (that why I made a 3 man tent) but I doubt arrow shafts would. I bet using these shafts imply using elbo...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 17, 7:50pm

Tunnel in action...
I'm with all of you for testing the tent in bad weather. It will most likely happen during March break. But by the looks of it, snow will be scarce. Thank you for all the positive comments. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 17, 6:47pm

Poles
Fibraplex makes Carbon fiber poles. It could be worth a look.

In GEAR » Single wall 4 season shelter
February 16, 10:32pm

Cuben tunnel... Done
Finally! Just finished my 3 man tunnel tent. 3 mummy shaped matts fit fine and the slightly extended vestibule feels plenty big to me. Inner : 447g Fly with all Guy lines and tentioners: 805g Po...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
February 16, 1:50pm

Re: Coating silnylon floor
Well I really hope this Thru-Hiker sil HH issue is just a false alarm. I just sewed in this fabric as the floor of my cuben tunnel tent. I relied on the older info found in the HH testing thread an...

In Make Your Own Gear » Coating silnylon floor
February 01, 6:56pm

Hilleberg Nammatj 3 question
Hello, I'm in the process of making my own cuben nammatj 3 tent... Any one has any knowledge of the size of the rear and front vents? Height front the ground, width, length, length of the curve...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
January 17, 7:45am

Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent
A short update... The cone ends are now in place. The meeting edges of the fly and the ends were both rolled twice and taped with the double sided tape from Cubic tech. Then, I used the same tape t...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
January 10, 5:08pm

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