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re: fly
Michael makes a good point about the fly being polarizing. Also I'm going to flip-flop a bit. Seeing the fly by itself without text doesn't look good to me, even though I hoped it would...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 3:59pm

re: too subtle
Maybe there's something that could be done to make the knives more obvious, but there's a number of successful logos in this category aren't particularly knife-like: Spyderco, Kershaw, ...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 9:57am

4th one!
I think the 4th is cool. My amateur two cents: You might consider removing a little detail to make it easier (cheaper) to reproduce. Like removing the tiny rear left leg line, and eliminating any i...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 9:29am

color?
What color?

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Houdini XL
March 19, 3:28pm

Bear Paw
I know this is a MYOG thread, but Bear Paw offers a netting-door on their big pyramid. You could inquire about making it a full net floor in additional to the door. Then you'd have full bug pro...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a Floor for Oware Pyramid Tent
March 12, 10:46am

good thoughts
Jerry, I recall your "unsolicited advice" was very helpful when I first got my sewing machine too. Thanks for your thoughts. Your ideas are spot on. I'll have to follow up with a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thinking through a small mid test project
March 10, 8:53pm

Thinking through a small mid test project
I'm planning a fun experimental project to further my sewing skills. I'd like to make a solo mid-type single-walled tent with a net floor or maybe net/sil floor. Here's a preliminary sk...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thinking through a small mid test project
March 10, 2:10pm

amazon options
This one you can see the duckbill in the photo, but its $5 for 1: http://www.amazon.com/JW-Pet-Company-Aquarium-Accessory/dp/B001B4H5NY/ref=sr_1_17?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1425919863&a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple valve makes Sawyer Mini filter work better with generic plastic water bottles
March 09, 10:53am

Why not sew in the hem twice?
Maybe tangential, but in the pics of the un-reinforced tieout, the top of the Z-stitch is in the hem, but the bottom looks to be interior of them hem, on the main panel. Does the taller Z provide m...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tie Out Strength Tested by Oware
March 05, 11:13am

trip intent and family vs non-family
This turned out to be an interesting thread! It seems like most of the discussion hangs on trip intent and whether the partners are family or not. I think I might be lucky in that my wife/family li...

In Philosophy & Technique » Speaking of light; wouldn't sharing gear make our packs much lighter?
February 27, 9:14am

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