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It depends
Hi You can use a selvage / bias orientation on each seam and stretch will be similar. The thread also comes into play, minimizing stretch in the seam. Circular vs. Vertical and Hybrid orient...

In Make Your Own Gear » Octamid Help
March 20, 7:00am

Wind etc
The shape, fabric being taught , staking , pole and guyouts are the main things that will determine wind performance. I spent the night in this the other night It's 260+ square feet. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Octamid Help
March 19, 12:37pm

Staking mids or tipi's should not be taken lightly. It is very important when the weather turns poor. You can also create a lot more interior room with guyouts, especially vectoring and tensio...

In GEAR » Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
March 09, 8:59am

I like it
Hi Lawson I like it. I am probably in disagreement with most of the posters here, because I would trade 6 ounces for a lot more flexibility and load capacity. Here are my observations: - ...

In Gear Deals » Possible Backpack- Feedback Wanted
March 08, 7:15pm

No spam or selling
Hi We don't use your email for anything but our posts, or you can do a like on facebook, both work. We try to keep communication to a minimum, generally only posting specials, reviews, or n...

In Gear Deals » Win a Backcountry Shelter
March 08, 2:47pm

Thank you
I did not know how to do a click able link on this forum. Thanks

In Gear Deals » Win a Backcountry Shelter
March 08, 11:47am

Win a Backcountry Shelter
Win a backcountry shelter in a drawing. This is a super flexible light weight tent that is stove compatible. The shelter can be opened up like a tarp, or expanded using an add on panel. For more...

In Gear Deals » Win a Backcountry Shelter
March 08, 8:19am

Snow shedding etc
Tipi's tend to do both well. I had an 8 man out (9 feet tall) taking 35 MPH winds and a few inches of wet snow without much issue. I know smaller ones would fair better. I apologize for the...

In GEAR » Wind v Snow resistance w/r/t Mids
March 08, 8:15am

Backcountry shelter
The BCS fits that criteria and is based of the george tarp with some modifications. More information is here and here is a review http://...

In Make Your Own Gear » Half Pyramid
March 05, 4:39pm

Hi Fat
I've done a fair bit of reading on Paleo / Primal etc as well as done various activities from ultra trail races to X-fit. Below are my observations as I don't want to spend so much time on ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ketogenic diet as a way to lighten pack?
February 29, 10:49am

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