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In going to be in for a lot of pennies and not nearly a pound! This stuff looks like fun.

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
October 06, 8:20pm

Great trip, wonderful photos. I've been to those places and somehow my own photos don't do my memories justice. :) If you don't my my asking, what's your setup for tenkara up the...

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field: Rambling the High Sierra
September 30, 10:46am

Shot in the dark -- Recommendation for pretty specific type of trip for this weekend near Seattle?
Hi all -- Looking for a somewhat specific trip recommendation for this weekend, and it's probably a long shot, but hey, excuse for a thread. Here's an unrelated pretty picture for inspirati...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Shot in the dark -- Recommendation for pretty specific type of trip for this weekend near Seattle?
May 20, 3:03pm

@ Paul
Good points. Also I'm ashamed that my quoted sentence contained both the word "education" and a grammatical error.

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 08, 10:27am

re: meh
Agreed. I think BPL works just fine. I'm happy there's some focus on new content lately, and given the huge archive of articles and threads BPL has, it makes sense that new articles will ne...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 08, 9:50am

These guys are more hook-and-bullet than backpacking, but they do sell large size hipbelts. Could get one and have it fitted to a pack. See very bottom of this page:

In GEAR » 3xl clothes and gear
April 28, 10:12am

Even-feed (walking) foot accessory works great on my machine
My machine is a current-model Singer Heavy Duty (4452). It's been mediocre with 30D silnylon fabrics. It requires a high tension setting and lots of careful hand-tensioning of the fabric while ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Even-feed (walking) foot accessory works great on my machine
April 24, 11:51am

Zimmberbuilt Daypack?
I drooled over the Zimmerbuilt daypack a couple times but haven't pulled the trigger because I like a water bottle pocket too. Maybe worth asking what it'd cost to do a custom version.

In GEAR » Daypack
April 24, 8:26am

Is this viral marketing for The Big Lebowski 2 - The Dude On Mars ? Interesting idea, thanks for sharing. :)

In Make Your Own Gear » 0.6 oz Camp Shoes
April 13, 3:13pm

re: pole height / better pitch
Thanks for the comments. I added some temporary tenacious tape patches to take a photo with a better pitch for you guys (see below). When I drew up the plans I assumed a 54" pole height (ma...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thinking through a small mid test project
April 07, 7:31pm

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