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sandles for hiking
I have used Waldies sandles (not the clog type) for 2 yrs now, hiking as much as 10 mi /day. I've had no problems. I might warn those that are not used to flat shoes to gradually work into t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sandals for Summer Backpacking
August 20, 4:10pm

Re: Making a real hipbelt
glue a sheet of cuben using goop to a 4 in belt of a 3/8 in sleeping pad, it won't stretch and the padding is inside! use appropriate hardware.

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a real hipbelt
July 27, 11:50pm

clips
I use an adhesive dot of velcro, one on the cap bill one on the light sourse, simple cheap, light

In Make Your Own Gear » Fenix LOD Super Clip and Mods
July 27, 11:34pm

Re: Re: my high efficiency wood burner & two cents worth on wood stoves
I just sold my bushbuddy ultra, great engeneering, Now I use a super ul titanium cylinder 5.5 X 5.5in. 2 pop rivets, dirt simple , gnome

In Make Your Own Gear » my high efficiency wood burner & two cents worth on wood stoves
July 27, 10:20pm

caldrea cones etc
I am stumped. Why is a cone that much better than a very easily constructed cylinder?(with 2 pop rivets!) I made a Ti cylinder to fit my foster beer can , used 2 ti stakes thru the center to hold t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help me brainstorm a Caldera Cone (TM) for the FireLite 475ml Ti Trapper's Mug
July 27, 10:12pm

Re: A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
the tape strips roll from kitebuilder works well with cuben3/8 in wide and comes in a roll with a paperback you roll out a strip and do your thing! the gnome of blue island

In Make Your Own Gear » A new thinlight/cuben DAM construction idea
July 27, 9:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Titanium Budha...
I made a ti.(ti goat I believe) hobo type stove about 5.5 diam in X 5.5 in hi(open cylinder, used pop rivets) a hdwre cloth bottom 5/8 in off the bottom. use appropriate cut outs for ventilation,a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Budha...
July 27, 9:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuben Quilt
I have a 3/4 length underquilt. took the foot box off my nanatuk down quilt sewed the lightest wgt cuben on the bottom.So the bottom of the UQ is completely covered with cuben. it fits under my cub...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuban quilt...it's gotta be done
July 27, 9:26pm

hobo stove
make a cylinder of titanium foil (titanium goat has it, you can use a like sized tin can but it is heavier)) about 5 in in diam. . use small pop rivets. and say 6 in hi. make some holes around the...

In GEAR » Hobo stoves
July 04, 5:21pm

head umbrella
ps, you of course can use your treking poles while wearing your umbrella, light too!

In GEAR » GoLite Chrome Dome? or other umbrellas
July 04, 5:09pm

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