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All Forum Posts by Chris Peichel

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mods
I haven't used a shangri-la, but I did have a megamid I used for the snow. If you are going to did a pit, at least stake out the shelter first, then dig away. The trouble is how to support the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Golite shangri-la 3 mods for snow.
October 26, 5:25pm

loops
It wan't my idea, I don't remember which pack I saw this loop and tab used on, but I really like it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for trapezoidal D-rings?
October 17, 5:15pm

sewing machine help
If you are looking at industrial machines I would highly recommend getting a servo motor vs a clutch motor. Way more control, and most servo motors have a speed dial on the motor so you can bump up...

In Make Your Own Gear » im ready for a big boy sewing machine
October 17, 5:07pm

another option
Have you considered just using a standard loop attached to the pack then to attach your straps just fold webbing over (4 layers thick) and stitching down the middle of the layers. This tab will fit...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for trapezoidal D-rings?
October 16, 7:10pm

Cilogear
I don't own a cilogear pack, I have spoken with several people that do own the 30L worksack and have climbed with them. Those people I talked to raved about the comfort of the pack, and thats ...

In GEAR » Cilogear madness!
October 13, 6:53pm

DX 40 pack
Thanks for the positive, kind responses. The extension collar, pad sleeve and inside pocket are all made from 200d coated nylon. 1.1 sil doesn't last for me, I haven't tried 1.9sil yet. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DX 40 Pack
September 26, 7:50am

DX 40 pack
Thanks, I prefer the DX40 to the lighter weight x-pac fabric, it gets dirty easily but seems extremely durable and I really don't care if it looks dirty. I did a fair amount of bushwacking on ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DX 40 Pack
September 25, 9:34pm

DX 40 Pack
Here is a pack I made with Dimension Polyant DX 40 fabric. Dyneema, polyester, x-pac combo. Fabric is 6.9oz/yd2. Pack weighs 16.1oz including water bottle bungees and tenkara rod tube bungees. The...

In Make Your Own Gear » DX 40 Pack
September 25, 8:38pm

Single speed
I have a single speed mtb, although I use it mostly for trips around town. I love the simplicity of it, super low maintenance, super quiet, nothing to think about but peddling. I do have avid mecha...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » MYOB Single gear hybrid
September 18, 6:48pm

Re: DX 40
Here is the makeup of DX40 from dimension polyant The construction is: Dyneema/Polyester ripstop face fabric Black polyester X-Ply yarn ΒΌ mil ...

In Make Your Own Gear » stronger fabric comparisons
September 14, 4:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Peichel

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Feathered Friends Helios jacket epic fabric
I have the helios jacket with the epic fabric, ff says 15oz (I need to buy a scale). I have had this jacket for almost 2yrs. This jacket fits me great, sizes run a little snug so try on if possible or...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 10, 9:56pm