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All Forum Posts by Chris Lucas

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Kooka Bay
Bender will do custom work and selecting Kooka Bay has the advantage of supporting a cottage manufacturer. http://kookabay.com/

In GEAR » best air pad
October 06, 4:07am

Enlightened?
If you really want more coverage AND lighter weight consider having Tim Marshall make you a quilt out of CT0.3K.08 and 900 fill power down from ThruHiker. You can get insanely low finished weights...

In GEAR » Ghost or Specialist quilt?
October 02, 2:28am

Testing?
I'm happy to snap any test assemblies you send my way in my tensometer. Awesome, Steve and I were posting at the same time and reading each others mind!

In Make Your Own Gear » 9' x9' tarp with 0.48oz Cuben
October 01, 3:15pm

Another option
http://hikelight.com/acc_misc.html Scroll about half way down the page

In Make Your Own Gear » Small Mirror
September 30, 4:33pm

Go To The Experts
You could always conduct a series of trials in bear country with fish! I'm only half kidding since that really is the acid test. I would suspect that metalized Mylar would be an excellent pla...

In GEAR » Alok OP Sak Replacement?
September 29, 9:45pm

Surely It Does
If you put enough tension in the fabric to get within 95% of the ultimate tensile strength I would assume some decrease in water resistance. It would make an interesting test if nothing else.

In GEAR » Waterhead and fabric tautness
September 29, 5:04pm

1.5 Ounce Odor Proof Bear Bag Kit
In looking around for making my bear bag kit SUL, I saw many good ideas but nothing that exactly matched with what I wanted. I very much like the idea of a fully odor-proof container but I see no ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 1.5 Ounce Odor Proof Bear Bag Kit
September 27, 2:43pm

CT0.3K.18
From fooling around with my yard of CT0.3K.08 there is a massive difference between the full fabric and the edge composed solely of the mylar films. That tiny bit of Dyneema makes all the differen...

In Make Your Own Gear » Decoding Cuben Part Numbers
September 27, 5:32am

Thanks
Thanks Dan. I thought I was looking at them correctly and indeed I was. My mistake was assuming that CT had kept their line card up to date. Absent is a 1.2 oz/yd fabric with the thicker mylar m...

In Make Your Own Gear » Decoding Cuben Part Numbers
September 26, 12:42pm

Decoding Cuben Part Numbers
I'm sure I've seen how to do this on BPL but I'm not having much luck searching for it. Can someone refresh my memory?

In Make Your Own Gear » Decoding Cuben Part Numbers
September 26, 9:17am

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am