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What do you plan to use it for? I have tried small spray bottles (5-10ml) for bug spray and no-rinse body wash, and none of them ever lasted more than one trip. Most of them failed in the field. I ...

In GEAR » Where can I buy smalles screw cap spray bottle?
July 31, 10:56am

Backflushing
Sawyer sells a faucet adapter for backflushing, and the garden hose water pressure wouldn't be any greater than a faucet, so I would guess that Daryl's method wouldn't pose a risk of ru...

In Make Your Own Gear » 6 gallon per minute Sawyer backflush
July 29, 5:05pm

Flow rate
Stephen, the results you reported for flow rate after soaking and without the Frontier prefilter are pretty close to what I get. The water in my area is very hard, too. I haven't tried a vinega...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze flow rate timing
July 28, 2:02pm

Sawyer filter flow rates
Stephen, these times are much slower than what I've observed with my Sawyer squeeze, particularly for the gravity setup. with forceful squeezing I can fill a liter bottle in about 70 seconds wi...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze flow rate timing
July 28, 8:42am

tie-out
"Also, my concern is not a guy line breaking; it's a tie-out ripping off the tarp (or ripping the tarp itself)." My post was a little muddled. I was talking about a line that goes ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thoughts on Spinntwin's corner tieout design?
July 27, 4:27pm

Nobul1
I have a down quilt from Zpacks with Nobul1 inside and out, and I haven't observed a single down cluster coming through yet. I remember someone mentioning, though, that there have been at least...

In Make Your Own Gear » My next quilt #10
July 27, 10:32am

tie-outs
Yes, I'm familiar with that general problem. It's the reason that ropes suspending hammocks need to withstand forces much greater than a person's body weight. I guess I don't qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thoughts on Spinntwin's corner tieout design?
July 26, 11:44pm

Valve
Ryan, I have a couple of blue TPU valves that I removed from two 1980s era inflatable sleeping pads. They are fairly similar to kite surfing valves from Airtime, but a bit more squat. I'll take...

In Make Your Own Gear » Light (<2oz) urethane coated nylon
July 21, 2:52pm

Ti sheet
Titanium Joe (google this) is a good source I've used. As others said, standard tin snips work well for cutting Ti foils. Heavy scissors will cut anything thinner than 0.005", but you'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Working with titanium sheet
July 21, 2:47pm

Yes
Me, too: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=61310

In Make Your Own Gear » Travel / BPing deodorant
July 20, 12:12pm

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