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About Me Matthew Pullan is an avid cross country paraglider pilot who lives and works in Austria. He took up MYOG in 2010 and shares a flat in St Radegund with a battered Bernina Record 830. Favourite piece of gear: Ozone Alpina lightweight EN C paraglider.
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Group buy
I see. The Moyo costs €69, and there is no discount on bulk purchases. So I wouldn't really save anything. Matt

In Make Your Own Gear » Reverse Engineering The Golite Ion / Nigor Moyo
March 24, 11:56am

Ion / Moyo Group buy
A Group buy is pretty much what I am suggesting. What exactly don't you like about the above if I may ask? Matt

In Make Your Own Gear » Reverse Engineering The Golite Ion / Nigor Moyo
March 23, 10:59pm

Reverse Engineering The Golite Ion / Nigor Moyo
Hello again, quite a few people have noted the similarity between the Eureka/Nigor Moyo and the Golite Ion daysack: Perhaps you, like me, were quite sad to see the Ion disappe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reverse Engineering The Golite Ion / Nigor Moyo
March 23, 3:39am

Pajak
Hi all, well done Eric for spotting the deliberate mistake, it is indeed 33% as you say. The main point I wanted to make was that there is room for a hell of a lot more stuffing in a 90 gram...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich, Part 2
March 10, 2:46am

Thanks for all the positive feedback.
Hi all, thanks for all the positive comments here in the thread, it's nice to know you're all finding the article as interesting to read as it was to write. This was my first outdoo...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2014, Munich
March 02, 12:52pm

Golite Gust drawstring
Hi Daryl, if it's any help, here are a few photos of the Golite Gust. Here is a closeup of the collar. It has a good 1 inch tube for the drawstring, as mentioned above. Here it ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 210d Dyneema X Gridstop-Question
February 19, 5:49am

Dyneema drawstring closure.
My old Golite Gust backpack is made of dyneema gridstop and has a drawstring closure at the top. It closes just fine. I can't decide if I should unpick the whole pack and use it as a pattern fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » 210d Dyneema X Gridstop-Question
February 18, 9:08am

Re cat cut on trailstar
Well, when I made my last tarp I didn't bother with cat on the hems simply because I couldn't be bothered making more jigs. In all fairness, you are right Gerry, it's not a matter of li...

In Make Your Own Gear » trailstar(copy): a lazy man's pitch
June 20, 2:24pm

Cat cut on trailstar.
I have a friend who allowed me to measure his Trailstar, although I later found the exact dimensions on Ron's website. Once you know the baseline they are a doddle to draw up in Google Sketch U...

In Make Your Own Gear » trailstar(copy): a lazy man's pitch
June 20, 2:05pm

Tape & bond?
I wonder if taping and then bonding a reinforcement strip over the top would give the best of both worlds. That is, the convenience of tape (for joining the two cat cut halves together) and the str...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tape the Cuben Fiber or Sew it?
May 16, 9:06am

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