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Re: Help with inner net material choice?
Denier can be used as a general gauge for fabric thickness/strength but it's not completely accurate. The denier refers to the number of fibres per square inch (I think) but doesn't say any...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with inner net material choice?
May 13, 3:05pm

Thanks
Thanks Mark. I wonder if putting cat curves on the edges would make a difference. It wouldn't change the coverage that much but it might make it pitch a little tighter. I'm really leaning t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cat curves on ray way tarp
May 09, 1:19pm

I agree
I agree with what you said Jeff. I wasn't planning to make the panels any bigger to begin with. I figured I would just use a gentle cat cut with a 2 or 3 inch deflection. I don't think that...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cat curves on ray way tarp
May 09, 9:29am

Cat curves on ray way tarp
So it's finally time to replace my ray way tarp with a new one. I can't think of too many changes I would make to the tarp and net tent setup that ray designed but using catenary curved sea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cat curves on ray way tarp
May 08, 2:47pm

Re: Anybody ever used Thinsulate 3M for a quilt
I had a sleeping bag made of thinsulate lite loft years ago and did not like it. An issue with thinsulate is that it doesn't breathe as well as other insulations. Didn't matter what I wore...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody ever used Thinsulate 3M for a quilt
May 07, 2:42pm

Re: Cell Phone Coverage on the PCT
I can't speak to the PCT but verizon was waaay better than anything else on the entire length of the AT. You could consider a pay as you go phone. I had a couple phones that ran on the verizon ...

In GEAR » Cell Phone Coverage on the PCT
April 28, 2:20pm

Kindle
I wouldn't get one with a backlight if it were me. The battery on a regular kindle is three months or something but it's only a few hours with the light on if I remember correctly. I always...

In GEAR » Kindle vs. Kindle Paperwhite or Nook for backpacking?
April 27, 12:03am

Re: low den sil
Manufacturers lean towards nylons with a PU coating over sil because you can tape a PU coated nylon but you can't tape silnylon. Also, silnylon is not as flame retardant. In fact, I am pretty s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 04, 6:17am

Argon silnylon
Dutch has added a new fabric to the DIY section of his website: Argon silnylon! Finished weight after coating of 1.06 ounces per sq yard, 1650mm waterproofness and amazingly, $5.75 per yard! This s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 02, 7:25pm

Re: Does anyone remember Frostline kit down packets
I don't suppose anyone still has any of the patterns still kicking around?

In Make Your Own Gear » Does anyone remember Frostline kit down packets
March 26, 7:12pm

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