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Re: Re: Tent Window - Project Completed
Very nice - I got some of the same vinyl, so will see which tent I want to try this with! What the heck is that outside your window in the 2nd picture? I'm sure this is some sort of Rorscha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent Window - Project Completed
October 16, 10:17pm

Re: 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
That is wonderful news! I was hopeful that the VA angle would work out, glad to hear that they came through for him. P.S. Good on you for doing this for him!

In Chaff » 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
October 15, 11:12am

Re: I would just avoid brown/white combo
" don't think anyone is going to be shooting at... bright colors" Google "Pamela Almli" - she was a hiker wearing a bright blue poncho when shot and killed by a kid who...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Hunting Season
October 13, 2:03am

Re: Re: Re: 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
Probably so, but a domiciliary is more than a homeless shelter, at least the one my partner works in is - more of a community, which if that's the case could be less lonely than living in some...

In Chaff » 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
October 12, 3:04pm

Re: 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
Anthony, this story just breaks my heart. I just showed your post to my partner, who works in a VA program for homeless vets in the SF Bay Area, and he said that the West LA VA has a domiciliary f...

In Chaff » 83 year old man in San Fernado Valley Los Angeles needs to rent a garage to sleep in
October 12, 1:56pm

WTB: used SMD Starlite or Traveler
Anybody have one of these packs, no matter how decrepit, that they'd like to sell? Please let me know if you do!

In Gear Swap » WTB: used SMD Starlite or Traveler
October 12, 11:13am

Re: Re: Re: Working with Cuben
"stitch length dials vary, depending on the brand" Yeah, apparently! My old Singer uses stitches per inch setting, so I generally use 10-12 for most things, 6 (longest possible) for b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Dog Backpack
October 08, 11:26am

Re: Re: Working with Cuben
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In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Dog Backpack
October 08, 11:01am

Re: Working with Cuben
Valerie - how long a stitch length do you use with cuben? What size needle? I may get around to sewing on it someday, and would love to know. I also thought about the fact that it's unbrea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Dog Backpack
October 08, 11:00am

Re: Re: Re: Whoa
I have no idea or opinion on what the benefits may/may not be for athletes using compression, but for my elderly father who wore compression stockings when his veins were not returning blood and ly...

In GEAR » Compresion Leg Sleeves... like <> no like ?
October 07, 6:07pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm