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Pet Peeves
This is chaff so share your pet peeves! Seen this sort of thing quite a bit: When discussing the boiling time for a stove, is there some sort of standard water temperature that everyone condu...

In Chaff » Pet Peeves
August 17, 12:03am

UL pocketknife - what blade do you carry?
I bought a $12 Gerber Mini Paraframe from REI for my girlfriend at the time and myself. It received great reviews from online users on REI's website, but I have found their reviews often refle...

In GEAR » UL pocketknife - what blade do you carry?
August 15, 6:54pm

Material for lightweight campsite shoes
I made a pair of flip-flops from boot insoles and synthetic rope. They are complete garbage. No padding (very hard on the feet) and slippery on rock. I'd rather (and do) go barefoot. I ma...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for lightweight campsite shoes
August 15, 2:53pm

issue with thread tension - help needed
I purchased some medium-weight polyester Metrosene thread from a local sewing machine store. It seems very thin and fuzzy, but it is quite strong. It has has helped greatly and I think with some ...

In Make Your Own Gear » issue with thread tension - help needed
August 15, 2:50pm

UL Solar iPod Chargers
Does anyone have any recommendations for a reasonably priced iPod charger? I have been looking into cheap combination chargers that can charge a variety of electronic devices. eBay is littered ...

In GEAR » UL Solar iPod Chargers
August 15, 2:37pm

Man Vs. Wild - Drinking Urine
All was always taught that drinking urine in a survival situation is very hard on the kidneys - similar but clearly safer than drinking sea water. I was under the impression that you were better o...

In On the Web » Man Vs. Wild
August 11, 10:59pm

Re: Re: issue with thread tension - help needed
Great eye Matt. Thanks for taking the time to take a look at my post and give your thoughts. Yes, in fact I believe we are talking about the same 'outdoor thread'. Haven't noticed an...

In Make Your Own Gear » issue with thread tension - help needed
August 09, 3:09pm

issue with thread tension - help needed
Machine is set up precisely according to manual (as far as I know). Needle is correct, thread through all the guides correctly and everything. I've read the RJ guide before as well, its very ...

In Make Your Own Gear » issue with thread tension - help needed
August 09, 6:08am

issue with thread tension - help needed
I'm having a serious problem with balancing the thread tension. From the top: stitch appears balanced Bottom: thread is straight and the knots are clearly visible According to the thru-h...

In Make Your Own Gear » issue with thread tension - help needed
August 09, 12:23am

re: MYO aerogel sleeping bag
This is funny, i've thought about this before as well. This is going to be so outrageously expensive with materials and equip and all... some big gear mfg w/ a big $ r&d dept is going to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO aerogel sleeping bag
July 02, 5:06am

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