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Washers
I wonder if Tyvek Homewrap strips would be better for mounting the washers than the tape .

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Tarp Tested!
April 13, 5:09pm

IMHO
Start small...stuff sacks/pillows and the like. Cheap and stable materials like cotton to begin. Rip up old clothes and just get a feel for the machine and the craft. Try sewing one old t-shirt ...

In Make Your Own Gear » new to MYOG, new sewing machine. Project?
April 11, 4:54pm

Re: Ideas?
Concealed weaponry, especially of this type, would probably be frowned upon my most LEOs and rangers. Looks up your local laws on cane-swords, tube projectiles and the like. If you're wanti...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bamboo Trekking Pole
April 11, 2:19pm

Tip: Pins and needles and ... magnets?
While making a tyvek bivy, I didn't want to perforate it at all. Others may face the same when working with cuben, to hold things in place while glue setting, etc. I ended up using a number...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tip: Pins and needles and ... magnets?
April 11, 2:10pm

Big and Tall Columbia Omnitech Thunderstorm II rain pants - $28
http://www.sierratradingpost.com/columbia-sportswear-thunderstorm-ii-pants-waterproof-for-big-and-tall-men~p~4213y/?filterString=passedcriteria~12646%2Fsports-and-outdoors~d~4868%2F&colorFamily...

In Gear Deals » Big and Tall Columbia Omnitech Thunderstorm II rain pants - $28
April 06, 12:42pm

Merino/fleece
/shrug I bowhunt in merino/fleece layers; spot and stalk with an ASAT 3-D over it. Slightly higher activity than tree-stand camping. Merino doesn't really take longer to dry and the upsid...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultimate hunter cold weather wear.
April 05, 11:22am

Updated
Large- Apple XL - Blue

In Gear Deals » Campsaver Clearance - Rab Infinity Down Jacket Men's Large/XL, Apple - $171 w/ Code
April 05, 10:31am

Request: Sorting on Reader Gear Reviews forum
I like the default sorting (alpha) on the left, but I'd also like to be able to sort then list "by last update" would be a cool addition as well. -mox

In Community Support Forum » Request: Sorting on Reader Gear Reviews forum
April 02, 2:22pm

Re: Ultimate hunter cold weather wear.
0-50 is a pretty big range, especially with the highly variable activity levels. I would go, in layers.... Merino microweight merino midweight Polartech over it Second layer fleece/windproof...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultimate hunter cold weather wear.
April 02, 2:06pm

permit
1) They're easy to get, free and takes about 10 minutes, tops. 2) They can use statistics to determine if people are interested/using these 3) It's a barrier-to-entry to keep the casual (...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » California Campfire Permit 2012
April 01, 12:43pm

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