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Re: Sewn In
You're inspiring me to try and add a window in one of mine...or perhaps in a future MYOG tent. I recently sold a tent (SMD Refuge) which had fairly large triangular screened "windows"...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 12:12pm

Re: Re: Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
We have a friend with an REI windowed tent; the window has come loose from the tent (not sewn in, apparently, just cemented). This is apparently a common problem with that tent model, as he found ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 12:02pm

Re: What gauge?
The boat supply company I found on Google carried 20 and 30 gauge vinyls, so I assume both are pretty heavy duty. 30 would be the lighter of the two, so I might go for that. Dale's suggestion...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 11:21am

Re: Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
I looked up what Profabrics had, looks like it's called Clear Window PVC. If you google "clear window pvc fabric" a lot of things come up.

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 10:42am

Re: Duplex
The questions in my mind are: 1)how high is the center between the two poles? and 2)how low do you need to bend to get in that doorway? It looks pretty low. I like the simple design.

In GEAR » Zpacks Duplex?
September 27, 2:58pm

Re: silnylon rain gear
My silnylon poncho seems well ventilated enough. I made a Parcho this summer - http://www.questoutfitters.com/10JuneParChoSewRedFileSz%20%281%29.pdf - but have not yet had it out in the rain. I ...

In GEAR » silnylon rain gear
September 27, 12:09am

Re: Re: Re: Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
Wait, wha... DOUG is coming to the GGG this year???? Aw, geez - is it too late for me to back out now? ;-) And yes, Sharon, there should be brownies.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
September 26, 4:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Whoa.
"I have a mental image of Jen eating popcorn." Perhaps right there we have the touchstone of Chaff :)

In GEAR » NPR Reports: REI vs L.L. Bean Return Policy
September 26, 10:31am

Re: Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
I have work late on Friday and Saturday evenings, and another show Sunday afternoon, but will try to walk in for a while on Saturday...hopefully with something non-lightweight and chocolate.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
September 26, 9:01am

Re: PIF: Schoeller WB-400 3XDRY jacket, Golite Coal Both Size Medium, Golite Rush size L
PM sent on Rush pack.

In Gear Swap » PIF: Schoeller WB-400 3XDRY jacket, Golite Coal Both Size Medium, Golite Rush size L
September 25, 1:16pm

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