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@Bob - Cork Handle Knife
Hi Bob, That “Cork Handle Knife” really looks good, although I agree with the through tubes (if you can get away without these, it'll look even better); now I just HAVE to make one mysel...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
February 18, 11:20am

Re: Re: pictures are missing
Hi Dave, The pictures Roman pointed out in July, seem to be still missing. Any problem fixing this (or forgotten, maybe not worthwhile)?

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack fabrics, features, and dimensions
February 03, 7:40am

Re: light knife (@Bob)
Hi Bob. Hmmmmm. Cork handle - notch with razor blade - fire steel in the handle; sounds good! The Nying blade (2.7mm thick) seems to be pretty sturdy and I suppose can be abused (batoning comes ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
February 03, 6:07am

Menus and weights (SamuelCF)
Hi Samuel (scfhome), Have you ever been able to put together the menus and weights or have you posted these in the Gear-Forum as you said - if so, I can’t find these (maybe the search function h...

In Editor's Roundtable » Simplifying Expedition Food With Single Serving Sized Packages
January 31, 3:45am

@Stick & Chad
Stick: > I feel like the stress alone will immediately begin to stress < I’ve been thinking about this as well and, if several layers wouldn’t work out, it would be easy to add, instead o...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 17, 12:41pm

Reinforcing holes - back wall angle
Stick, to avoid damage when tightening the tarp (and skirt), I plan on reinforcing the CF (at least three layers) before making the holes. I also want these holes to be very tight around the tips (...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 16, 3:17pm

Rear beak ????
Hi Monte, First of...... Thanks for your input in my thread about the tarp size in the Gear-Forum :). I really like your “Cuben Summit Tarp”. If I wouldn’t be set on a flat tarp, I’d ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Cuben Summit Tarp: rain/wind bomber?
January 16, 6:42am

Wow. Good to get so many answers.
Hi Jimmer. > Good luck and get some mockup pics. A 6ft 3inch dude under a 10x4.5 polycro tarp in a storm pitch would be very interesting to see...< When I get a bit of spare time, I’ll star...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 16, 5:03am

Thanks for input
Steve. You are certainly right about 2’25” on both sides not being enough, but...... I’m not thinking of using the ordinary A-frame pitch when weather turns bad. That’s why I thought about ...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 15, 2:46pm

Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
Within a few weeks I’ll start designing my own (MYOG) tarp. I have been thinking about where to post this thread (my first thought was in the MYOG-section), but since my questions are more about ...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 15, 10:40am

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