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triangles
Divide your fly up into triangles... as you said, triangles always define a plane.

In Make Your Own Gear » Planer tent walls
September 06, 7:46pm

gas canisters
When i was in romania a few years ago we flew in through bucharest. There we found a place that sold gas canisters. Hiking is quite popular in romania, so it is definitely possible to find this stu...

In GEAR » Gear question about Romania
April 24, 9:47am

roll hemmer to sew true lap seam on single needle sewing machine (instead of flat felled seam)
I am definately no expert in sewing. Please correct me if there is something I misunderstand. context/terminology/definitions: professional tent makers (like hilleberg, etc.) use a "true l...

In Make Your Own Gear » roll hemmer to sew true lap seam on single needle sewing machine (instead of flat felled seam)
March 28, 4:54am

Re: How much stuffing is too much stuffing?
Richard Niseley has covered this topic a while back. If I remember correctly, overstuffing gives warmth-increases up to about 250% (a total of 3.5 times the amount of optimally lofted down), but ...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
March 12, 7:28am

Re: New Information?
conversion of units: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-value_(insulation)#Units

In Make Your Own Gear » aerogel thermalwrap by cabot
October 17, 11:12pm

Re: Re: cfm
thanks for the answers. i was asking because i wanted to compare the numbers oliver stated to some numbers on gore-tex fabrics i found. (the later ones are inbetween 6.000 and 10.000 g/m2/24, de...

In GEAR » NeoShell from Polartec, the eVent slayer?!
December 09, 11:51am

Re: eVent Slaying
oliver, you say CFM = Cubic Ft per Min. per what area is that? regards david

In GEAR » NeoShell from Polartec, the eVent slayer?!
December 07, 9:38am

Re: Torres del Paine
>> Torres is the most beautiful place I've ever seen +1

In GEAR » Lightweight Tent for Patagonia in November/December
September 09, 4:51pm

Re: Longer term experience
Thank you for your comments on the pads, Travis and John.

In GEAR » Kooka Bay pads - long-term reviews
September 09, 4:20pm

Re: Sleep system - how low can I go?
if you're looking for a theoretical approach ala richard: it's been a while since i've been reading Richard's stuff about the theoretical warmth value of clothing etc., but i can gi...

In GEAR » Sleep system - how low can I go?
September 07, 7:28pm

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