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Re: Re: Re: Dimension Polyant Fabrics - Xpac and the like...
I own CiloGear. 1) VX07, WX07 and TX07 all use a 70d ripstop nylon as the base fabric. It is then laminated in a 5 layer sandwich with a taffeta to make VX07, or without the taffeta to make the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dimension Polyant Fabrics - Xpac and the like...
February 01, 2:08pm

Re: Re: joining cuben (and polycryo too)
The whole point of the Hysol guns is that they mix it for you. So you lay down the bead, bond the material and it's done.

In Make Your Own Gear » Combined order for green cuben - Anybody want some?
December 07, 6:24pm

Re: Re: joining cuben
You'd be better off using Seamgrip than Aquaseal. Aquaseal has a relatively crappy response to sheer. You can thin either Seamgrip or Aquaseal with Cotol-240. Acetone won't really work....

In Make Your Own Gear » Combined order for green cuben - Anybody want some?
December 07, 6:20pm

Re: Looking for some Dyneema scraps
I have 48 of these really old packs. They're shaped more or less the same as the current ones we make, but made with 210d Cordura with Dyneema Ripstop on the side panels and 500d on the back pa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for some Dyneema scraps
July 01, 2:09pm

Re: Adhesives
Be sure to find a nylon based hook and loop product...that will make the bonding process significantly easier. Also, you'll need to do some heavy cleaning of the two faces you're attempting...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adhesives
June 16, 8:26am

Cubic Tech and Aluminizing / Dying
I think the real problem you'll have aluminizing or dying the material is that it's not heat stable for extended periods of time over 175 degrees fahrenheit in industrial settings. You shou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber - Q&A
June 16, 8:24am

Re: Re: Re: Looking for some Dyneema scraps
Dyneema scraps? Yeah right. I'm sorry, but at $100 a yard, we save every scrap bigger than an inch by two inches to find a use for elsewhere... Now, if you guys are talking about "D...

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for some Dyneema scraps
June 16, 8:20am

are you sure?
Are you sure it's uncoated? That's almost impossible to find. It would be pretty breathable, it would not be water resistant at all, and it would be very difficult to sew if it really ha...

In GEAR » 20d Nylon
June 13, 8:40am

febreze tips for desmoking
Tad, some thoughts in no particular order: *febreze works best when it's actually fairly lightly applied. *it needs to have air contact, so if you can hang the pack and keep it open, it wi...

In GEAR » Cigarette smell out of pack
June 03, 11:43am

Re: Re: Momentum? Cuben?
I disagree. It might well matter depending on what it's being used for... Ripstops tend to be 30 to 40% stronger in warp strength that taffeta materials made from the same size and type of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum? Cuben?
June 03, 7:42am

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