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Michael, I bought two Westcomb Shifts recently, a medium and a large. I've now worn mine (the medium) on four weekend trips, and saw sustained rain on two of those and intermittent rain on anot...

In GEAR » eVent vs. Neoshell Jacket (Specter LT vs. Westcomb Shift LT. ?)
August 18, 11:04am

I agree with Ken's advice, although I've never found RIT to be reliable. Browns often come out red and the black dye often produces a dyed article that is purple or bluish. If you're wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyeing backpack with RIT
August 17, 7:51pm

That rabid buffoon routine is sharp, Stephen. I've noticed you practicing it in other threads. It is quite polished now. Every question posted to BPL has an answer somewhere. By your logic,...

In GEAR » Bear Canister or Equivalent for Solo Backpacking - Passes regulations?
August 17, 7:37pm

Franco, that Dutch lacing is clever and it looks very secure. I think, so far, it sounds like mini buckles and a lightweight hook and loop flap might be the winner for strength, low weight, and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 16, 10:42am

Ryan, I think hook and loop is an attractive option. I've considered looking for stuff like you describe. I know there is very strong hook and loop, although I've read that durability is ne...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 8:52pm

David, I'm happy to attempt to explain my somewhat half-baked idea for this packraft project, but I don't understand how stitching is an alternative to a zipper, in any application. Mayb...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 6:26pm

Bradley, I thought of magnets, too. I like the idea for the sleek simplicity of the design, but for a structural fastener on a boat, I think I would need magnets about ten times stronger than yours...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 5:54pm

It also occurred to me that I could use a series of Mandarin-style "frog buttons", where each one is essentially a nacrabiner/soft shackle, like this: Has anyone attempted to use u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 5:07pm

Zipper alternative
I'm working on an MYOG packraft, and I need some kind of strong fastener to hold two long edges of fabric together. Coil zippers, snaps, and hook and loop are not strong enough. So I purchased ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 4:38pm

Thanks for that clarification, Marc.

In Make Your Own Gear » wtb: valve for the short half of my cut neoair
August 14, 6:57pm

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