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Ground Rules
This is Bill's original post to this Thread .... reprinted here for clarity: "I have printed out a bunch of the comments from the old thread. I only went back a couple of pages as the f...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 02, 10:05am

Poly Air Mattress?
Huzefa and/or Bill, Are you planning on Heat sealing the Poly? Can Cuben be heat sealed?

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 02, 9:52am

Be Careful ... sub one def.
Be careful defining Skin Out ..... you may see more naked hikers than you care for!

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 02, 9:50am

Sub 1 pack prototype
Thanks! On the prototype I used Paracord and SilNylon I have some Cuben and Spectra cord on order. The real trick was using a Magnus hitch knot on the cord (friction hitch). It's adjus...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 8:36pm

Sub 1 lb. intellectual exercise gear ... pack
Here's some pictures of the silnylon prototype pack that I wrote about earlier. This pack uses one square yard of material and holds about 2000 cu in with the front pocket. I'm calcul...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 2:29pm

1 pound lintellectual exercise gear .... poncho tarp prototype.
I finished the Sil-nylon 1/2 poncho tarp prototype today and thought I'd post a few pictures. The finished tarp is 48" x 48" with the hood attached along a slit passing from one co...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 1:26pm

Sub 1 prototype question/answer
Bill, I'm not very cuben savy, but I see that most manufacturers that make Cuben stuff either use the .6 or the 1 oz per square yard stuff ..... so I was assuming that the .6 would be a bit ...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 1:20pm

Sub 1 lb. Bivy prototype 2.3
I finished up my SUL prototype bivy this morning and took a few pictures. This is the prototype made from .92 oz per square yard spin cloth and .9 oz per square yard no see um netting. The Spin ...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 7:32am

Sub 1 exercise
Bill, I think you're right on target with the thought process of this thread. We're shooting for a killer sub 2 lb list with "fair weather" sub 1 lb pound potential. Quic...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 31, 9:52pm

sub one gear
Completed 4th prototype bivy tonight. Made from .92 oz per square yard spin cloth, standard ,9 oz no see em netting, and some #3 zipper, and I used 1 inch grossgrain for tie outs (4) with a bit of ...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 31, 9:45pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm