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Re: MYOG Trailstar-ish shelter
That looks like a well made tarp. Do you know how much linear fabric it too to make it? It looks like it from the pictures, but did you make all the panels small enough to be cut from a single piec...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Trailstar-ish shelter
September 07, 7:23am

Re: AMK Emergancy Bivy plus CS Apex?
I have never used an AMK bivy, but I use Apex a lot here in GA where humidity is the main killer. I've been able to go to sleep in wet clothes and wake up dry, and he quilt is dry too. I really...

In Make Your Own Gear » AMK Emergancy Bivy plus CS Apex?
September 01, 8:19pm

I would have to agree with Franco about the cost in most cases. There are some projects that this does not hold true for, such as synthetic quilts, but not many. However, the important part is ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Make or Buy
August 28, 4:55pm

It is exciting to see others have just as many projects as me going on. My active project: A wool hoody similar to the BPL Beartooth. This is from scratch and has been a long process and sti...

In Make Your Own Gear » What's everyone working on? (Upcoming projects...etc)
August 20, 8:27pm

R1 Sizing
I am looking at purchasing an R1 Hoody in anticipation for the upcoming winter and because I have some insurance money from a fire that will pay for it (but only for the next couple of weeks). I...

In GEAR » R1 Sizing
August 18, 7:57am

Finished my first attemp
I went out for a ride yesterday fully loaded. I ended up not using the single track I had hoped to use because of some confusion on what passes were needed (along with the fact the parking area see...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking- Who's doing it and how?
August 05, 9:48am

Front heavy
I'll have to get back to you about how it rides. It is a pretty light trip. Including the weight of the bags and cages, my gear weight is around 8lbs. I went for a ride about 20miles long t...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking- Who's doing it and how?
August 02, 8:51pm

Re: Bikepacking- Who's doing it and how?
I'm excited to see the outcome of this thread. I'm just getting into this as well, so getting new ideas will be great. My main goal with bikepacking is to get out more now that driving m...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking- Who's doing it and how?
July 29, 8:42pm

Re: Quilt tapering
Your dimensions should definitely give you a nice, roomy fit on the quilt. The taper is a common feature on quilts, but not present on all. The first open ended quilt I ever really took note of...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt tapering
July 15, 9:07pm

Thanks for the input on shelter. It actually matches almost exactly what I use during the wetter/colder season here. I know some people don't take a quilt and shelter, but my thought for no...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bob Marshall Wilderness Open – Eccentric But Not Insane
July 13, 9:08pm

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