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MYOG Technical Note - Catenary Curves
Roger, As an advocate of catenary curves and using spreadsheet calculations for laying them out, I appreciate your article. I've tried the 'hang and trace' method and found it f...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG Technical Note - Catenary Curves
October 14, 10:45am

Catenary Curve Ridgeline Explaination
Kier: The tent ridgeline uses the complete curve layout from zero to max back to zero. Here's a rough drawing of how the curve was layed over a straight ridge line. I overlayed it to interse...

In Make Your Own Gear » Catenary Help
October 06, 8:42pm

Downloadable Catenary Curve Spreadsheet
I've put my 2006 catenary curve spreadsheet on-line. The spreadsheet was created using Microsoft XL 2002. The spreadsheet is at the bottom of the page and is 23kb. The web page works with E...

In Make Your Own Gear » Catenary Help
October 06, 6:54pm

Catenary Help - white lines
The material in the above pictures is actually the fly portion of a tent I designed and made for myself. The white lines mark where the mesh walls attach to the fly. More information and pi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Catenary Help
October 01, 11:02am

Posting a Long Gear List
There is a thread from 2007 that has a few hints: 2007 Thread Hope that helps!

In Philosophy & Technique » Posting a Long Gear List
September 30, 1:09pm

Catenary Help - Pictures
Use a flat felled seam. The plans I work from have a 1" seam/hem allowance all around so I offset the two halves 2/3". One side gets 2/3" allowance, the other side gets 1-1/3"...

In Make Your Own Gear » Catenary Help
September 29, 1:48pm

Catenary Help
Yes you can copy your Grace tarp. Start in the middle and work outward ignoring the extra length on each end. The spreadsheet I posted in 2006 is still available. 2006 Spreadsheet -Lance

In Make Your Own Gear » Catenary Help
September 27, 3:48pm

WTB: Cheap pots
Matthew: I just measured my Kmart Grease Pot. 5 cups to the rim. 4 cups to within 5/8" of the rim. I've had both the Walmart Grease Pot and the Kmart Grease Pot. The lids and gre...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Cheap pots
August 17, 12:46am

Newbie tarp camping question
Try these recent discussions here or here or here. Also try searching the forums for bugs, snakes, scorpions, bears etc. Go for it!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Newbie tarp camping question
August 13, 10:15pm

Evolution of a MYOG bivy
After 100 +/- nights in this MYOG bivy I was ready for some design changes: The bivy was originally designed with a full ‘storm hood’ in addition to the netting. The bottom is silnylon an...

In User Test Forum » test
June 24, 11:50am

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