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Re: Beginner DIY-er: Considerations of Feasability, Cost
I somewhat take the opposite approach to MYOG-- I think (as a relative newbie to the sewing and MYOG "thing") that it is a comforting to have directions and patterns to follow, early on. For exampl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner DIY-er: Considerations of Feasability, Cost
May 31, 4:57pm

Re: Material for external frames
50 pounds! Ouch! Have you seen Bill F's threads about his external frame pack? He seems to be the guy experimenting with it the most. Although, I am sure his weight is much lighter, and not sure if...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for external frames
May 31, 11:30am

Re:Re: The Middle Path-- A Buddhist approach to UL?
Good link. Thanks for posting it; I am very aware of the Indian Sadhus (among others mentioned in the article) and admire them all. I think the reason I wanted to post was to keep their "simplicity...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Middle Path-- A Buddhist approach to UL?
May 17, 1:24pm

The Middle Path-- A Buddhist approach to UL?
Although I appreciate the innovation and experimentation of many individuals on this site, sometimes it does seem that the means becomes the end, and sometimes it may not even be the best way, just...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Middle Path-- A Buddhist approach to UL?
May 16, 4:04pm

Re: hammock tips for cold weather?
I agree with the posts recommended here at BPL. Also, when researching the same subject in the past I was directed to Yahoo!s hammock camping group (search archives), Just Jeff's Hiking Page, Sgt R...

In GEAR » hammock tips for cold weather?
May 03, 3:14pm

Re: discounts 'r us
wildernes sex change unlimited? What kind of UL gear do they sell? ;)

In Gear Deals » List of discount and closeout stores
April 26, 5:39pm

Re: taking the kids
I actually recently ordered the G4 MYOG kit from Quest outfitters for my almost 4 yo daughter for the same reason. I have not found any small light packs that could hold a few pieces of larger gear...

In GEAR » Baby Rainbow
April 21, 10:38am

Re: Down allergy & Down bags
I actually am a pediatrician and work in an area (in Los Angeles) with a lot of asthma and allergies... my understanding is that the big issue with down is usually the dust mites which live in feat...

In GEAR » Down allergy & Down bags....
April 19, 10:13am

Re: Re: Bevy of SUL
Nice job! Looks great.

In Make Your Own Gear » Bevy of SUL
April 14, 3:54pm

Re: Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ vs ~ Others
Bill, I fear you may have misunderstood my question's intentions. I was mostly curious for design/ gear philosophy sake, not to imply you were trying to convince, sell, etc the design. I was just c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
April 13, 5:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Dane Fliedner

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Ray Way Net Tent Kit
RJ's kit has excellent quality of materials, and with the Tarp book the instuctions are very easy to follow. The instructions for the net tent are a little leaner than for the tarp, but it is still pr...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 11, 2:08pm

FlexAir Pillow Dual Compartment Ultralight
I had grown tired of the hard "thump" of my head on my smashed clothes as my pillow, but wanted to still try to go as lite as possible. Bought these pillows in hopes of finding a light alternative to ...

In Miscellaneous Products
July 17, 11:17am