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Re: fiberglass
The fiberglass wads only hold a flame for about 25 seconds (WAG) which is long enough to heat the fuel in the stove to a point where it exits under pressure and "contribute" a flame to the pressuri...

In Make Your Own Gear » Comparison of Alcohol stoves
October 11, 10:35pm

Re: thanks for the links
Real quick: I ended up using a small pineapple can (50 cents) for a stand. Simple: take off lid. Use church key to punch holes in upper portion and lower portion. Voila. I did go one step further. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Comparison of Alcohol stoves
October 11, 8:03am

Re: Comparison of Alcohol stoves
I use a modified Pepsi Can stove from PCThiker.com: http://www.pcthiker.com/cgi-bin/dcforum/dcboard.cgi?az=read_count&om=72&forum=DCForumID4&omm=1&viewmode=threaded and there is a better pict...

In Make Your Own Gear » Comparison of Alcohol stoves
October 10, 11:00pm

Re: thanks
One benefit of learning the monkey's fist is that no sewing or glueing is required at all, and multiple configurations are possible. I like the way that Ray Jardine spoke of knowledge being lighter...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tieouts
October 03, 9:49pm

Re: Tieouts
Next suggestion: Take a piece of cord that is long enough to stretch across the tarp add enough lenghth for two monkey's fists. Tie a monkey's fist in both ends. To Use: On either side of tarp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tieouts
September 29, 8:12pm

Re: Tieouts
Suggestion: Cut 2" (or any size) square of webbing. Then sew two parallel button holes in center of square. Remember to use a seam ripper to open button holes (before attaching to tarp!!) Attach as...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tieouts
September 29, 8:05pm

Re: Different idea.
I don't see the image. Froogle for some pictures of a shrug.

In Make Your Own Gear » adding synthetic sleeves to a vest...
September 21, 8:40pm

Different idea.
I'd have to weigh it but... what if you connected the sleeves with some mesh, silk, whatever... It would come out looking like a shrug, maybe a little weird but you could extend the lenght of the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding synthetic sleeves to a vest...
September 21, 8:37pm

Re: Re: Foldable Blue Foam Sleeping Pad/Pack Support at 5oz.
I have been thinking of how to adapt this pad mod for my Thermarest ridge rest, any ideas?

In Make Your Own Gear » Foldable Blue Foam Sleeping Pad/Pack Support at 5oz.
September 18, 10:43pm

Re: Sweating back
Here' another idea. Make a sleave for your pad that has the predetermined "risers" already installed, then there is no added "insulation" to your torso. I have been thinking of how to adapt this...

In Make Your Own Gear » G4 pack questions
September 18, 10:42pm

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