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Re: Tenkara vs technology
I pack in a headlamp (to see at night), camera (to take pictures), e-reader (to read), PLB (emergency), a smartphone (for GPS), and a tenkara rod (to fish with). I'm not sure how my electronics...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs technology
July 30, 11:34am

Prolite Gear - Gambler Sale
Prolite Gear is having a gambler sale. Each day, the percent off increases. Currently at 25% off I believe. Only brands excluded are Western Mountaineering, Montbell, Cascade Designs, and Hilleberg...

In Gear Deals » Prolite Gear - Gambler Sale
July 30, 8:12am

Re: Re: First Sewing Project: MYOG Camera Case/Holster
Looks very well done! I'm impressed you managed to squeeze in so many features on your first project.

In Make Your Own Gear » First Sewing Project: MYOG Camera Case/Holster
July 29, 7:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Fabric
I got the Argon sil from Dutchware (he's currently out of stock): http://dutchwaregear.com/diy-stuff/

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 28, 11:18am

Re: Fabric
I estimate that using Argon silnylon saved approximately 3 - 3.5 oz on this shelter weight over normal 30D silnylon (at 1.35 - 1.4 oz per square yard). This place has some 20D silnylon (at claim...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 28, 10:23am

Re: Re: Drool
My dog and I will typically be sleeping behind the pole in this tarp (using the front half as a big vestibule), so it doesn't matter if rain gets in when opening the door. This will let me have...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 28, 9:00am

Re: Re: Re: Nice
"1.1 oz/yd2 is good. Makes it harder to justify Cuben" Yes, particularly when the Argon Sil is $6 per yard. I think it may pack smaller than cuben too. I had initially planned to us...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 27, 7:39pm

Re: Nice
They're isosceles triangles with dimensions: Height = 81.36'' Width = 58'' In total, I used 15 yards of fabric. I thought about making 12 right angle triangles to reduce ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 27, 6:28pm

Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
I am just about finished with my 6-sided pyramid tarp. It has the same footprint as the GoLite SL3, but is 2 inches taller (so 64 inches tall when pitched to the ground). It is made up of 6 triangl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 27, 4:20pm

Re: Re: 2014 Outdoor Fair
Regarding Haglofs bag: apparently I'm the only person who thinks being able to vent your feet at night would be nice :) I do suppose the idea may not be new though.

In GEAR » 2014 Outdoor Fair
July 27, 9:50am

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