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Re: Re: finished knife
Hi Bob. Had a look at the pic in the MYOG section. Really like the look of it! In the end, how did you secure the fire steel? By friction? Or did you find another way?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
March 05, 8:25am

@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

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