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Re: Re: Modified Felled Seam
One option is folding over the longer seam allowance and sewing through that first (rather than just tucking it under after making a stitch through 2 layers), so you're going through 3 layers i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified Felled Seam
February 20, 8:25am

Re: Pack: durable hauler recommendations
Like others have mentioned, a lot of climbing packs aren't really intended for carrying 50 lbs. Cilo is the one that comes to mind that has a real frame but there are quite a few not-so-glowin...

In GEAR » Pack: durable hauler recommendations
February 19, 8:10am

Re: it's all in the name
...or a Costa Rican grocery store...

In GEAR » Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL2
February 15, 6:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Help Choosing a Knife?
Yeah I'd probably just get a Mora. Cheap, works, and has a real handle. Plenty light. Tons of options http://www.ragweedforge.com/SwedishKnifeCatalog.html edit: you can get just the blade...

In GEAR » Help Choosing a Knife?
February 14, 11:20am

Re: Help Choosing a Knife?
Not sure you can get much closer to your description than this... http://www.rutalocura.com/Ti_Knives.html

In GEAR » Help Choosing a Knife?
February 14, 11:00am

Re: Into a land of rock and ice
Killin it lately Ike! Your pics are looking really, really good.

In Post-Trip Reports » Into a land of rock and ice
February 13, 9:29am

Re: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
I haven't used one but I seriously considered a GX1 when I was looking for a new camera. Seems to have a great reputation and is one of the smallest and lightest m4/3, as well as one of the mo...

In Photography » Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
February 13, 8:23am

Tourism in Cuba
"I have a good friend who has traveled dozens of times to Cuba. I asked him why Cuba didn't just open up to investment and become a tourist destination. The basic answer I got was that the...

In Chaff » BSA discrimination policy :(
February 12, 5:34pm

Re: Dri Down, Does it work?
Richard N. did some testing and has some insight here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=72030&startat=20 Summary: sounds l...

In GEAR » Dri Down, Does it work?
February 12, 12:28pm

Re: Black Diamond (Super) BBEE
Looks great Craig. Simple and should add lots of function. The red's pretty sexy as well...

In Make Your Own Gear » Black Diamond (Super) BBEE
February 12, 8:59am

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