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re: tarp size
Howdy, Lots of different opinions on this but, for me, a bigger tarp is always worth the weight when you're actually out there and caught in some serious rain. Based on the first few options...

In GEAR » which size tarp should I get?
May 11, 11:27am

re: Pack
Mike, Sounds like a cool project. I'd be interested to hear about more specifics about the HDPE framesheet. Where did you get the material? Also, where did you get the aluminum tubing? I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Pack
May 11, 10:22am

re:
Thanks James! Appreciate the heads up and I look forward to hearing your results. Good luck on your project - it'd be cool to see some pics of the finished product.

In Make Your Own Gear » Performance/Durability of M50 as Windshirt Material?
May 01, 8:51pm

Bump Up The Jams
Bump it up, while your feet are stompin'. Anybody have input on the M50? Seems likes somebody's got to have made a windshirt out of this stuff... Any info. is appreciated. Thanks.

In Make Your Own Gear » Performance/Durability of M50 as Windshirt Material?
April 25, 4:51pm

re: where to start
Howdy, Personally, I'd say stuff sacks are the best place to start. Make a few to get the hang of things. Might be good to make a couple out of silnylon, as they're useful to have around...

In Make Your Own Gear » where to start?
April 21, 11:16am

Performance/Durability of M50 as Windshirt Material?
Howdy, For folks who have made windshirts out of Thru-hiker's M50 fabric, how has it worked out? I'm thinking Liberty Ridge type designs or similar. Mostly wondering about wind-proofn...

In Make Your Own Gear » Performance/Durability of M50 as Windshirt Material?
April 20, 9:38pm

re: Pictured Rocks
Stephen and Rog, Wish I could join you guys - that's going to be a killer trip! Hopefully we'll get to see a trip report from this one. If you do end up in Grand Marais, I seem to rememb...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » My first US BP trip, Pictured Rocks Trail, Michigan UP
March 21, 7:24am

re:
Thanks for the comments fellas - it was a fun time. Ike, I can't believe I didn't put that together on the bat being rabid. It was moving around pretty erratically - even for a bat. Also, c...

In Post-Trip Reports » Quick Overnight - Huntfish Falls, Wilson Creek Wilderness
March 13, 5:05pm

Quick Overnight - Huntfish Falls, Wilson Creek Wilderness
Howdy, Thought I'd do a quick write-up on an overnight I did last weekend. Headed out to the Wilson Creek Wilderness early Saturday morning and stayed until late Sunday morning. The weather ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Quick Overnight - Huntfish Falls, Wilson Creek Wilderness
March 13, 4:29pm

re: customized stays
Howdy, If you don't mind me asking, how do you do the longer, curvy bends on these and keep them uniform between the two sides? Is it all done with one of those tubing benders you can get at...

In Gear Deals » custom sized aluminum stays FS for MYOG
March 13, 3:29pm

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