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I stand corrected
Oh interesting. Except for cuben I'm a fabric idiot.

In Make Your Own Gear » lightest available urethane-coated fabric
September 18, 9:17pm

Bender uses some 30D stuff doesn't he? Maybe see if he can make it available by the yard?

In Make Your Own Gear » lightest available urethane-coated fabric
September 18, 7:12pm

The More Air the Better
Air isn't the best insulator but none the less the larger the distance between the top and bottom of the sleeping pad, the slower the rate of heat conduction through the pad. Don't think o...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad confusion - inflated "to the max" or not?
August 26, 3:41pm

Sounds like an interesting test...
Sorry I've dropped off the face of the earth I've just been insanely busy at work lately. When I'm next in Miami I'll toss some cuben and cuben + 3M tape in the tensometer to see i...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to finish edges of cuben tarp
August 25, 7:54pm

Better Quantity/Price
Uline Source Better but 20 is probably still too many for MYOG. EDIT: Single Pairs Available Here

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight sandals...?
August 14, 6:27pm

Tyvek Booties
Grainger sells Tyvek booties all day everyday. We buy them all the time for training courses where I work. Linky The only problem is they are way too expensive for MYOG.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight sandals...?
August 14, 6:24pm

Re: Re: Sandpaper
+1 Exactly what I did. It is always a good time to get the Dremel out!

In Make Your Own Gear » Heineken Kegs...New shape?
July 31, 3:16am

Thousands of Homebrewers Can't Be Wrong!
Homebrewers often need to measure moderate weights very accurately. Luckily there is a fantastic scale capable of weighing up to 11 pound loads (5,000 grams) to the nearest gram. Escali Primo D...

In GEAR » Pack weight - how do you measure?
July 31, 2:28am

Looking for much the same
I've been toying with the idea of a small Tyvek groundsheet that I'll place above the tent floor between the sleeping bags where the dog will (hopefully) sleep. I'll be curious to see ...

In GEAR » Tent floor material and dogs
July 30, 9:03pm

You know I will. Recommend you send three samples of each rather than just one.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
July 21, 11:00pm

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