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Derrick White (miku) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
About Me Expedition kayaking, canoeing, hiking & snowshoeing in northern Canada.
CitySt. John's
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Suluk46
Hi Dan, Thanks for the lead. I contacted Steve but he is without. Depending on the outcome of my epoxy versus urethane enquiry, I may be ordering from the US. Derrick

In Make Your Own Gear » Hysol In Canada?
October 16, 6:41am

Epoxy versus Hysol
Hi Bob, Thank your for this. But I am wondering if there is a difference between epoxy, the products listed on the site, and urethane glue, such as the U-09FL and U-09LV. I have read that the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hysol In Canada?
October 16, 6:26am

Hysol In Canada?
Does anyone know where to buy Hysol U-09LV or U-09FL in Canada. Lots of searching online has not been productive. Thanks Derrick

In Make Your Own Gear » Hysol In Canada?
October 15, 7:54am

What I Was Missing
Yes, I guess I was missing the weight factor. No small oversight on this forum. My platy does in at 4.6oz. I guess it about overall need, with weight being an important but not determinative...

In GEAR » How to get water into collapsible bags?
October 14, 1:32pm

Platypus Big Zip
When I read all the techniques above I can't help wonder why more people haven't discovered or use the wide mouth platypus bags. They are so versatile, efficient and incredibly durable. ...

In GEAR » How to get water into collapsible bags?
October 14, 6:47am

Exped + CCF
I have never needed anything more than the Exped Downmat (5.9r as mentioned above), but I have only been slept in -25C/-13F temps. My next step would be to add a CCF layer beneath it if ever requi...

In GEAR » how much r value for snow?
October 13, 8:11am

Tenacious Cuben
Yes, tenacious tape will stick to cuben. I have used it on cuben dry sacks. Sticks just fine. Derrick

In GEAR » Will Tenacious Tape repair Cuben?
October 12, 8:29am

1 More Question
Nathan Just one more question. Uou say your bonded a hem on the cuben then sewed the zipper in; I assume then you sewed through the tape. Is that correct? Thanks Derrick

In Make Your Own Gear » 1oz/yd2 Cuben Tarp-Shelter Prototype
October 11, 1:50pm

Thanks
Thanks Nathan. Great looking trail home. I like the extra length.

In Make Your Own Gear » 1oz/yd2 Cuben Tarp-Shelter Prototype
October 07, 5:56pm

Experience
I have paired a WM Ultralight (20f/-7c) under an EE (20f/-7c)quilt, both 800 natural down, and took them to -25c comfortably inside a MLD cuben/event bivy and mid tent wearing merino 250 base. Bas...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 5:41pm

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