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Re: Re: Re: Awesome packs!
@dk, I used the 3D Mesh from thru-hiker, which is mesh backed with very light fabric (actually a really fine mesh). I edged it using 3/4" grosgrain tape.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunday projects... rain jacket, layover pack, pillows
March 16, 11:49am

Re: Just had Zimmerbuilt make a couple of custom kid's packs - check them out!
>> In a couple of months I'll be taking my 8 and 9 year old boys on their first "real" backpacking trip. << OK, don't get me wrong, I think they look GREAT. And if...

In GEAR » Just had Zimmerbuilt make a couple of custom kid's packs - check them out!
March 16, 11:44am

Re: Awesome packs!
Thanks. Construction is really simple -- front, sides and bottom are one piece of fabric. I just mitered the corners to create a box. Total volume is about 7L. Shoulder strap is one piece, more ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunday projects... rain jacket, layover pack, pillows
March 16, 11:26am

Re: Re: :p
This is apropos as I'm gathering supplies for an 8-day hike with my 14yo in two weeks. Yesterday, I went shopping specifically for the CANDY supplies... very important! :D We always take these...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight meals for Kids
March 14, 11:01am

Hilton Tent City
Winter Sale until 3/21. 15% off their regular prices, of which many are already discounted by about 10%. MSR products in particular seem really well-priced. Clearance-priced items are excluded. ...

In Gear Deals » Hilton Tent City
March 13, 9:55pm

Hi-Vent
Sorry, I don't. But my husband has a Marmot jacket with their "MemBrain Strata" and the fabrics seem very, very similar. This is what Quest says about the fabric and I believe the M...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunday projects... rain jacket, layover pack, pillows
March 13, 8:52pm

Sunday projects... rain jacket, layover pack, pillows
Seems like I rarely have time to tackle big projects lately, but I had fun doing these small ones to solve a few gear quandaries. I've been looking for small summit packs to take for side hi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunday projects... rain jacket, layover pack, pillows
March 13, 8:13pm

The Pillow Quest
I've been on a pillow quest for a long time. I don't like the inflatables -- someone described it as 'sleeping on a balloon' and I agree. I sleep on a down pillow at home, so I *i...

In GEAR » Heresy: bag liner and pillow talk
March 13, 2:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Lets see your GEAR ROOMS!!
A few of you clearly need therapy.

In GEAR » Lets see your GEAR ROOMS!!
March 12, 11:35am

Re: So then...how about the ohm 2.0??
>> I so wish I could try these on!!!!!!! This is JMO but I found it worth plunking down the funds to buy one and have it shipped to me to try. I bought one, talked to Chris, and he sent m...

In GEAR » ULA pack dimensions
March 12, 11:30am

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