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re: measurements
Thanks a lot for the helpful information :-) Matthew, just to make sure I understand you correctly, do you mean that if the mesh is, say, 14" wide than it should also be 14" tall? S...

In Make Your Own Gear » Size of Backpack Mesh Pocket
May 17, 5:53pm

Size of Backpack Mesh Pocket
Hey guys, Let's say I have a backpack that is 12" wide by 20" tall. I want to sew a mesh pocket to the front of the backpack (the side facing the hiker behind me) with an elastic b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Size of Backpack Mesh Pocket
May 16, 12:07pm

Custom Cut Lines
I am looking for a supplier who will custom cut lengths of Dacron/Polyester line for me. 50lb. test and 250lb. test preferably in black. Unfortunately, all I have found so far are spools of 500&...

In Make Your Own Gear » Custom Cut Lines
May 06, 7:12pm

re: side, beak, and lifter guy lines
For the side, beak, and lifter guy lines, Ray refers to using a "specialized flat line carefully chosen for its subtle stiffness, greatly reducing tangles." Any idea on the type of lin...

In Make Your Own Gear » ray way tarp kit/ tarp book
May 04, 10:23am

re: tarp guy lines
Thanks a ton for the helpful information. For the side, beak, and lifter guy lines, Ray refers to using a "specialized flat line carefully chosen for its subtle stiffness, greatly reducing ...

In GEAR » Tarp Guy Lines
May 04, 10:03am

Tarp Guy Lines
I will be building a Ray-way inspired tarp and was wondering about the type of rope I should use. Initially, I was thinking: - 2 ridge guys: 1/8" Nylon or Braided Polyester (Dacron) - 4 co...

In GEAR » Tarp Guy Lines
April 20, 10:29am

re: what do I want to use to build a quilt
Regarding insulation, OWFinc.com sells Climashield Polyester Continuous Filament (from the makers of Polarguard) and Thinsulate 3M. Which is the preferred insulation for a quilt and why? Than...

In Make Your Own Gear » Okay, what do I want to use to build a quilt
March 29, 1:42pm

re: what do I want to use to build a quilt
Tim be the man :) Thanks for the fresh ideas. Nick

In Make Your Own Gear » Okay, what do I want to use to build a quilt
March 24, 7:01pm

re: what do I want to use to build a quilt
I am also in the process of planning to sew a quilt. I have read about some added quilt features such as the gorget and draft stopper. Is the draft stopper just a piece of fabric sewn to the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Okay, what do I want to use to build a quilt
March 24, 2:48pm

re: I like nature
Random thought: To deny ones connection with nature is to deny ones self. Are we nature? And is nature us? Makes me wonder what the world would be like if more people were in touch with natu...

In Chaff » I like nature.
March 19, 4:57pm

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