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John Harper (johnnyh88) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: 0.7osy coated nylon
Being a 7D nylon, I wonder how much this fabric will stretch/sag when it gets wet? The only shelter I know of using a 7D fabric is the Nemo Blaze, which uses 7D for its fly

In Make Your Own Gear » 0.7osy coated nylon
November 09, 8:08pm

Re: seams
Duke, that is an awesome find! Thanks for posting it. I found the exact same thing about the baffles in the footbox of my EE Revelation My EE Revelation seems under-filled in the center baffles ...

In GEAR » Katabatic vs. other companies
November 08, 2:11pm

Re: Re: Question: Steripen & 1L Smartwater bottle
How will you get the Steripen to work with a Smartwater bottle? I think the opening is too narrow to work with any of the Steripen models

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Question: Steripen & 1L Smartwater bottle
November 06, 8:29am

Re: No more sagging!
That looks well done, Nick! What's it weigh? I made a dome tent using 1.25oz silpoly. No sagging at all, even after cold overnight rains. It's awesome stuff. I plan on making another one...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
November 05, 7:42am

Re: Spammy
I've got to agree with Philip. That email has SPAM written all over it

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » E mail from BPL
November 03, 9:02am

Re: Re: tipi's
Sew one yourself and then you will understand. After making a pyramid tarp myself, I am surprised their prices are as low as they are

In GEAR » tipi's
November 01, 1:45pm

Re: Got 'em done
This is a cool project. I'm going to have to try making one. Thanks for sharing material sources and methods. Bob, that is some beautiful fall color! You have convinced me to go backpac...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG Ultralight, Fixed-Length, Collapsible Trekking Poles
October 31, 7:09am

Re: Oware Tarps
30D silnylon is fine for tarps. Durable and waterproof, been used for many years - I would have no concerns about it tearing. 30D silnylon is the material almost all silnylon "cottage" sh...

In GEAR » Rain tarp
October 23, 8:22am

Re: Re: Re: Just Finished New Tarp
Nice job. That design seems to provide a lot of coverage. "I am wondering why I can't just seal the exterior silpu side with my usual silcone diluted with mineral spirts- I did a test...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tarp
October 23, 8:01am

Re: Breakfast Cookie
Does it have to be a cookie? I make and eat these bars for breakfast (or at least have been doing so for the past 2+ years). I use 6 cups of pecans and 4 cups of rolled oats, and sometimes add i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 20, 5:55pm

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