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Re: Kneading
Ha! That is fantastic. Minimalist iteration at its finest! I think a piece of tubing long enough to reach in to the bottom of both sides with some holes cut in it at the center, inserted in to...

In Make Your Own Gear » PHD vest
August 14, 9:49pm

How have you solved the problem of drawing water out of the bottom of the bladder with the hose attached up at the top? Do the sides tend to drain evenly?

In Make Your Own Gear » PHD vest
August 13, 8:41pm

Re: Re: insect netting inner
If it's big enough, the simplest solution is to just use it like a bed sheet and lay it on top of your bag, pulling it up over your head. To hold it up off your face you can either poke a stri...

In Make Your Own Gear » insect netting inner
July 30, 12:15pm

Re: Re: Pyramid Vents
Sounds like there may be a thermal basis for vents and condensation. Hot air holds more moisture, so you'll get more condensation. Open the vents, drop the inside temp, and you get less moi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 12:49pm

Related: Exped mod Video link at bottom. Maybe the same materials?

In Make Your Own Gear » Cut down Exped AirMat UL
July 28, 11:43am

Medical pillow
I have similar sleep issues and am happy enough with these inflatable medical pillows:

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for tall and light pillow?
July 20, 12:48pm

What if you corrugated this stuff? That would give you a larger trapped air volume than the material alone. The questions I see with that are: - how best to do it - sewn? that woul...

In Make Your Own Gear » Olefin Reemay as summertime insulation.
July 06, 12:56pm

Skip the wings and put a little hook-side adhesive velcro on the top side of the sole :)

In Make Your Own Gear » In camp footware
June 30, 6:44pm

Searching this forum on "zpacks arc frame": From scratch: MYOG...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modification to ULA Circuit
June 30, 2:18pm

His dimensions are 4' across by 5' - 6' in length, so about 2.5 square yards. He says this uses 82' of paracord, or ~27 yards. Let's look at some costs and weights (chair po...

In Make Your Own Gear » lightweight paracord chair
June 26, 3:43pm

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GossamerGear Ultralight Handle Toothbrush
I recently took this toothbrush on a 7 day trip. I actually skipped brushing one day because it's such a nuisance to use. That's pretty much the definition of dead weight in your pack, never...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 17, 12:05pm