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Rob It is a hybrid with just the ceiling being silnylon. The best idea I think is to sew loops on the floor in the corners and run shock cord to the stakes for the fly to keep the floor taught. T...

In Make Your Own Gear » Another MYOG Tent
April 03, 12:17pm

Floor
Jordo That looks like a good idea for keeping the floor taught. I will have to play around with it over the weekend. On a bright note, it did survive the storms that rolled through last night wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Another MYOG Tent
April 02, 5:14pm

vestibules
Yes it does. It has 2 doors and 2 vestibules of equal size. Ben

In Make Your Own Gear » Another MYOG Tent
April 01, 8:22pm

Another Copy Cat MYOG Tent
Almost finished up with my latest MYOG tent. Set it up tonight and took a few pics. It is basically a narrow but taller version of the Lunar duo for a single person tent. One other big differenc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Another MYOG Tent
April 01, 7:27pm

Option?
Chad Just thought I would pass on that this guy is making a tent that looks like the SL6. No experience with them personally though. http://mcdane-tents.com/ Later Ben

In Gear Swap » WTB: Golite Shangri La 4+, 5, 6+, or 8+
March 11, 8:51am

Tie Out Strength Tested by Oware
I hope Dave doesn't mind me posting this here. He did a tie out test with silnylon. No reinforcements, just a rolled hem. Failed at 72lbs. It looks like it failed at the stitching of the he...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tie Out Strength Tested by Oware
March 03, 1:45pm

FS. Marmot Zeus Down Vest Men's XL New with Tags
SOLD. THANKS NATHAN! For sale is a Marmot Zeus Down Vest in XL. 800 Fill Power. Color is red. Brand new with tags. I just got it, but it is too big for me. $55 Shipped in the CONUS. Th...

In Gear Swap » FS. Marmot Zeus Down Vest Men's XL New with Tags
February 28, 9:46pm

FS. Marmot Guides Down Sweater. Men's XL
SOLD. THANKS COLIN Marmot guides down sweater. Men's size XL. Used but still lots of life yet. Super puffy if you are into that sort of thing. I will wash this with downwash before shipp...

In Gear Swap » FS. Marmot Guides Down Sweater. Men's XL
February 26, 7:14pm

Sweet
I just about finished a tent almost exactly like yours. Mine differs in that it has 2 doors and vestibules and the poles are on the inside. One question I have for you is do you feel it is necess...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Silpoly Solo Tent
February 23, 2:31pm

Down Vest
Great deal! I just picked up a Marmot Zeus Down Vest for $48. Thanks Ben

In Gear Deals » Campsaver.com
February 16, 6:14pm

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