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dale stuart (onetwolaugh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific NW
About Me Make most of my own gear during off season and do field testing during summer.
Mostly do 1-2 week solo hikes.(Sectional PCT, Glacier Peaks area, the Winds, JMT, Big Bend, WCT etc)
CityEverett
StateWa
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pack stays
In the packs I have made I use Easton aluminum arrow shafts. (free - rejects from sporting goods store) I sew tubes to hold the arrows in place with a heavy velcro top flap. The arrows are in a &...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Backpack Fram Question
October 20, 12:04pm

design responses
Thank you for the kind words. My reason for going away from my “One” was condensation.(Cold calm nights) I thru-hiked the JMT this year and would be awakened around midnight with a drip of co...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished my Dbl wall tent
October 19, 11:19am

Finished my Dbl wall tent
The old tent was a clone of the Gossamer Gear "The One" made of silnylon. I always seemed to have issues with condensation (single wall)unless I left the beak completly rolled up leaving...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished my Dbl wall tent
October 18, 5:50pm

Amigo
I also have the ULA Amigo. I was less than impressed with it. I had it fail and had to get a new filter on my 3rd outing. I tried to filter the brown (tannin filled) water that is available ...

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN vs H2O Amigo, a long distance hiker’s comparison
March 09, 6:03pm

esbit height
First -I did the MYOG caldera Heinie keg without the lip/wrist band support/stopper. I made the cone from flashing with a interlocking seam that grips the keg perfectly below the top protruding ri...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove efficiency
December 29, 2:27pm

Jacket and pants
You might check out this site and see what worked for him. http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/2007/01/insulated-chaps-arm-or-legs.html

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric & Insulation for Jacket & Pants ?
December 20, 6:26pm

MYOG Hexamid
Oops that picute didn't come out right.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Hexamid?
December 10, 11:50am

my thoughts
I made a GG "The One" clone a few years ago in silnylon (24oz)and am happy with it, but am always looking for new ideas and projects. My cutout for the roof was very similar to the one p...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Hexamid?
December 10, 11:47am

backpack designs
I agree with the no hydration pockets- I have 2 sports bottle holsters, one on each shoulder strap to handle my water needs.Theory says that it would offset weight from my back - sounds good anyway...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 15, 9:57am

Dam idea
As I recall this product is a 30 denier, so is much lighter than 70 or 200 but will be more fragile. For the DAM you may look at Skunk Works pages. For his DAM, he made silk tubes filled with dow...

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
February 26, 8:40pm

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