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dale stuart (onetwolaugh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific NW
About Me Make most of my own gear during off season and do field testing during summer.
Mostly do 1-2 week solo hikes.(Sectional PCT, Glacier Peaks area, the Winds, JMT, Big Bend, WCT etc)
CityEverett
StateWa
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RE:silnylon rain gear
I made up a jacket and chaps using 1.3oz silnylon. Jacket -full zip, hood, pit zips etc, at 7oz for the pair and very little volume they are nice to take along on any hike. The chaps work well and...

In GEAR » silnylon rain gear
September 29, 7:21pm

Sierra High Route
I am heading out solo 7/10 (coming across from Onion Valley) Hope I do not spin too much as you zoom by me. :-)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Sierra High Route July 2013
May 26, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Re: New Big Sky Soul - double wall freestanding tent...18 ounces
I see one big concern to me - how do you get in and out during rain without letting the weather into the tent and onto all your gear. -Dale

In GEAR » New Big Sky Soul - double wall freestanding tent...18 ounces
December 04, 10:47pm

packing
I load sleeping bag (compresion stuff sack, compressed to 12" length - horizontal, gives pack bottom structure), then tent (The one),food sack (Ursack),clothes, POE air pad, cooking kit (beerc...

In GEAR » How do you pack?
December 04, 10:24pm

MYOG Tarp
you might look at this design, http://www.sixmoondesigns.com/make-your-own-gear/night-wing.html. I made one with the mesh and a tub floor. Tub floor allows you to spread it wider (due to the roof ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tarp - measurements for modifications with front beak?
November 21, 4:00pm

pack size
dunno, my guess would be 12X7 perimeter, that gives you the 19" width of fabric when laid flat.(7+12). Not sure what the taper size would be. -Dale

In GEAR » ULA Circuit Body Dimenions?
March 09, 9:35pm

MYOG inflatable pillow
I am a side sleeper and wanted a light weight pillow rather than use a stuff sack with my down jacket.(Besides if you layer your sleep system, you may need that jacket to stay warm) My first attem...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG inflatable pillow
January 30, 12:14am

vest or coat
I hiked the JMT last year (11'), it was a great time. I had 2 coats, a down jacket ~35-40 degree style that I made myself and a 3 oz wind breaker. I would wear the down with a wool beanie d...

In GEAR » Vest or coat for JMT hike
January 11, 9:41pm

tent design
You might take some of the sea to summits duo design. (http://www.seatosummit.com/products/display/161) It uses only 2 poles. Make a cantenary curve between the vertical poles will help maintain ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice on 2 Person Tent Design
November 03, 7:11pm

tent
Yes I did make it out of 1.3oz silnylon. I also do have center tip clips on half of the side doors. (each half of the doors can be tentioned) 1- to allow single side wall stakes and 2-for keeping...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished my Dbl wall tent
October 27, 12:04am

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