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Re: MYO Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit, 0.9 oz and under $10
This is exactly what I've been looking for! I made the awl a long time ago but have always wanted some instructions to go along with it. Thank you for posting this :D

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit, 0.9 oz and under $10
April 24, 2:42pm

Whitney Russell Whitney
I read your post a little further and I felt obliged to comment on this idea. Don't do it! It's not worth it! Okay, maybe that's a little bit harsh but I think you have much bet...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Palisade 14ers from the JMT
April 13, 4:11am

Thoughts on California 14ers from the JMT
Hi Ted, California 14ers are different monsters than the Colorado variety and I say that with experience! I might recommend not attempting the Palisade Traverse from the JMT. The climbing isn't...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Palisade 14ers from the JMT
April 13, 3:49am

Re: Thank you
I've made two versions of the Lytw8 bivy and for the uses you describe I think that's the bivy you're looking for. M90 upper with Sil bottom for my first version ... works like a ch...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy Material Suggestions???
April 05, 5:56pm

Re: Bond
Also Amy, If you decide you want to bond, I have a 4/5 full tube of the Hysol you'd want to use if bonding. I don't have any immediate use for what's left and it's best to use t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of info for sewing a cuben tarp?
March 29, 12:01pm

Bond!
I personally advocate for bonding cuben fiber whenever/wherever possible. I specifically ordered (and assembled the pieces of) a Zpacks Hexamid twin so that there would be no stitches connectin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of info for sewing a cuben tarp?
March 29, 11:55am

Re: wall height
Hi Dave, Yes, just the 8" called for by the instructions. I'm not sure how wide you'll need to make it. I suppose it mostly depends what you'll be using for insulation on to...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
April 15, 12:29am

Re: NeoAir
Hi Dave, The new bivy pattern should be a little bit more roomy than the previous version however, I do think it would be a good idea for you to expand the foot box by a few inches. You might...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy
April 12, 10:47am

measurements
Oh, One more thing! Your quilt measurements are of the material before seam allowances and sewing, correct?

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
March 13, 10:43pm

More questions
Thanks for the information Andy! My fourth question was actually referring to the top/neck side of the tarp with the 5" folded over segment overstuffed to about 2.75" however I think y...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
March 13, 10:29pm

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