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Rocco Speranza (Mechrock) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Western NC Mtns
About Me I go to school at ASU in Boone, NC and I'm just getting into backpacking. I really am enjoying the concept of going light.
CityBoone
StateNC
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.youtube.com/mechoutdoors
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Never mind....
I figured it out. Have almost everything done. Just have to finish off the top with a draw sting and it'll be good. I might had made it a inch or two short, but I think it should work good stil...

In Make Your Own Gear » Did I actually mess up?
March 15, 12:07pm

Foot Box?
Good to know. I tested a scrap piece and dwr seemed fine on both sides. And for the life of me I can't figure out how to sew the foot box together without sewing it to the other side of the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Did I actually mess up?
March 15, 11:23am

Did I actually mess up?
Some how I managed to sew the glossy side on the outside of my Apex quilt. I'm using Argon 67. Should this matter at all?

In Make Your Own Gear » Did I actually mess up?
March 15, 10:27am

Arc Blast...
Looks like I need to order an Arc Blast sooner rather than later!

In GEAR » Obnoxious MLD prices...
March 10, 12:15pm

wow!
Thank you so much for such a thorough response! In that case, I'll probably aim for the 11oz mark, but hope for 10oz. XD I'm being really paranoid about wasting the fabric since I just pa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
March 09, 5:21am

Re: Re: well...
This is great to know! I currently have a 40f EE quilt that measures 38" at the bottom and 54" at the top. I'm thinking 48" for the top and taper down to 30" or 32"...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
March 05, 8:34pm

Just got a Nüüd
Shameless plug XD It's just an unboxing of the Nüüd for my Iphone 6+. Working well for me so far, only complaint really is muffled sound, but that's expected. Also, I can't use my ot...

In GEAR » iPhone 6 Case for Backcountry Use?
March 04, 8:35pm

cool!
Thanks John! Jerry, do you sleep hot?

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy 6.0 oz Apex?
March 03, 7:18pm

Where to buy 6.0 oz Apex?
I can't seem where to find 6.0 Apex. I want a quilt that for sure will get me just below freezing. Do you think 5.0 oz would do that from Thru-Hiker?

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy 6.0 oz Apex?
March 03, 4:56pm

well...
Guess I should had noted that the max 40" would be at the foot end. I plan to have a fairly strong taper as to save some weight, my legs don't need much space. I've got all of the fabr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
March 03, 6:10am

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