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Re: Myog Cuben tunnel improved.
Oups, I forgot the pics with the added snow skirt...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
May 15, 10:59pm

Myog Cuben tunnel improved.
Adam and others, thank you for the kind words and support! It took a while but I finally got the carbon fiber poles from Fibraplex and one made from gold Tip Hunter Arow shafts. The poles are al...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
May 15, 10:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuben tunnel... Tested
How wide should be the strip of fabric used for the snow flap (sod cloth)? I'm debating using left over 0.5osy cuben or left over silnylon. Either way, it will be sewed to the twice rolled bott...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
March 27, 4:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuben tunnel... Tested
Roger, use pictures as you wish. Email me if you have specific needs or for details. Cheers Pierre

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
March 27, 2:23pm

Re: Re: Cuben tunnel... Tested
As per Roger C's request, a few pictures from the tent in the Canadian Rockies at around 2200m altitude. It was windy all night with a light snow. A Chinook was coming which made for a 40Km/h w...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
March 26, 2:39pm

Myog Cuben instaflator
I took some left over 1.0 cuben and made an envelope style stuff sack for my sleeping bag, made a roll top closure reinforced with thin hdpe strips to facilitate the rolling and air intake action a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Myog Cuben instaflator
March 14, 4:30pm

Re: Lightweight Carabiners
Here is my 2 cent: I love my Petzl Attache 3D. Yes it does wear out but in this case it is a great compromise. The size is also great with gloved hands. I mostly ice climb in the Canadian Rockies....

In GEAR » Lightweight Carabiners
March 14, 4:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Pack Fabric Selection
Fwiw, I used VX21 for the bottom of 3 of my home made packs. So far no complaints! It was easy to work with and is durable enough for my needs. I do not baby my packs although I'm concious of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack Fabric Selection
March 09, 10:27pm

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

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