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scott Nelson (nlsscott) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale So. Calif.
About Me I've been hiking since the 70's. Spent about 20 years in the outdoor retail end of things. I now help teach an outdoor training class with the Sierra Club. I'm a docent at a nearby Nature Center and a volunteer diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific. I like making my own gear.
CitySouth Pasadena
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Cuben pack
There isn't much in the way of padding or "frame". Just a section of Ridgerest the size of the back panel. By taping some ensolite to my garcia bear can, I have smoothed out the ann...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Cuben Pack
May 11, 9:32am

MYOG Cuben Pack
I thought I might show you a pack I made with the heavier Cuben from ZPacks. I used just a yard of cuben along with gridstop and silnylon I got from thruHiker. The pack is fairly large for a fram...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Cuben Pack
May 10, 2:54pm

Side release Line locs are cool!
I first saw them here on the blogs about the Laufbursche packs. I would buy 40 or so if we wanted to do a group buy. -Scott

In Make Your Own Gear » Sources for LineLocs
May 07, 4:57pm

Thanks
Thanks, I can see it now.

In Make Your Own Gear » Absoroka Hip belt attachment?
March 18, 11:45pm

Absoroka Hip belt attachment?
How do the hip belts for the Absoroka Pack attach to the pack body? I bought the hip belt when they went on sale here for use on my MYOG pack. Upon receiving them, I am puzzled on how they attach ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Absoroka Hip belt attachment?
March 18, 7:29pm

Gust
PM sent on Gust pack- Scott

In Gear Swap » - Gear Dump -
February 22, 5:06pm

wtb golite gust large
I'm interested in getting a golite gust pack size large if someone has one gathering dust. Scott

In Gear Swap » wtb golite gust large
February 22, 3:01pm

Condensation from damp ground
I had a similar experience with a tarp getting a lot of condensation inside on a dry evening. The water vapor must have come up from the damp ground and hit the cool tarp fabric to condense. I got...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want To Do A MYOG Winter Tent
January 27, 10:35pm

Modify the frame?
I wonder if you could take this basic frame and cut off sections and substitue them with aluminum arrow shafts, etc. to make it lighter? Join it with tie-wraps?

In Make Your Own Gear » Enduroflex frame
January 21, 10:19pm

MYOG Straps
Great work on the packs and thanks for letting us see how you make your straps. Sewing the gross grain around the perimeter is tough to make come out right. So hats off to your work! I am wonderi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack Straps, My Method
January 21, 10:14pm

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