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About Me I'm a sportswear designer & outdoor enthusiast based in quaint old Yorkshire, England.

Not getting out quite as much as I'd like, but when I get the chance I get out there with a vengeance!
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I'm glad you didn't let it sink/float away! I'm better feeling a bit red faced but better educated than remaining in ignorance... thanks for putting me right! I'd wrongly assumed...

In Make Your Own Gear » How is Cuben mylar not-equal space blanket mylar?
September 24, 2:20pm

Tyvek Sleeping bag
Henrik Morkel spotted Pajak Sports offering a Tyvek sleepingbag at Outdoor last year. I don't think they've been selling it this year: http://hikinginfinland.com/2013/07/outdoor-news-iii...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tyvek Backpack
September 24, 11:53am

Not meaning to sound a pedant...
A few corrections - Mylar is an extruded sheet, no biaxial there. So far, so pedantic... but in a roundabout way I'm going on with this to (I think) answer your question! Cuben Fiber has at ...

In Make Your Own Gear » How is Cuben mylar not-equal space blanket mylar?
September 24, 11:30am

Nylon twill tape
These people have nylon twill and a black nylon binding tape that's hard to identify: http://www.therainshed.com/tapes_trims.htm

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a sternum strap that slides along piping?
September 05, 6:23pm

These might be the things you're looking for...
Three parts to this: 1. Nexus call it the Pipe Doc: http://na.itwnexus.com/sites/default/files/100%20PipeDoc%20Sternum%20Slider%20new.pdf Try finding a well stocked distributor in your neighb...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a sternum strap that slides along piping?
September 05, 6:00pm

Re: Re: myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
Hi Samuel, I felt my essay was getting too long so I removed my final comments, but kept a copy of them for a moment like this. Perhaps this clarifies my misgivings with particular uses of Cuben...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
September 03, 4:16am

HOLD UP!!
Hi Pierre, I wish I'd seen this thread earlier! I fear you've been barking up the wrong tree for some time, and I'm hoping you've not cut into your precious Cuben Fiber yet?! ...

In Make Your Own Gear » myog mountaineering cuben tunnel tent?
August 31, 2:41pm

Re: 35 CFM
"What is the permeability of Pertex Equilibrium?" Which one? There are many different variants (and thus save confusion, none get listed on Pertex's website.) Years ago I worke...

In GEAR » Alpine Houdini
January 19, 7:10am

DWR
I think I may have written words to the same effect before on another thread, but I lacked any source material to cite, so I'll repeat this... I wouldn't be surprised if Patagonia's ...

In GEAR » Water Repellent Down, One Year In
January 16, 3:40am

MYOG picks
I've enjoyed the article (liking the non-purity of many of picks) and the selections made by various readers too. Having spent 2013 entirely on work, I'm probably disqualified from submitt...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2013 Staff Picks
January 02, 7:14am

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