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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Re: Heat molding foam/neoprene
Both Plastazote and Evazote are used in vacuum forming applications. So yes, you can heat it up and form it but I am not sure how well it will work with just a heat gun or placing it in an oven and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heat molding foam/neoprene
December 22, 5:35pm

Re: My 2 cents
Henk, First off, good thinking. This is how we end up going lighter and lighter :) But Chris has it right. I don't think it would be wise to permanently attach the CCF to the upper portion ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 21, 8:42am

Thanks guys. Material cost isn't too bad. You need 2.6 yards of cuben fiber and 2 yards of M50. For you guys in the States (ie. low shipping cost and no duties or taxes) you could probably buil...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 20, 8:49am

Re: Aluminum Tubing
Arrow shafts seem to be pretty popular to use for pack stays. Not sure if they come 6mm (~1/4") but both carbon and aluminum are available.

In Make Your Own Gear » Aluminum Tubing
December 16, 4:29pm

Re: Re:Inverted Reverse Worm
Newton, I was going to do a tutorial, but I think this video sums it up fairly good. This is EXACTLY how I get into my bivy each night. LOL..See? N...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 16, 1:20pm

Re: Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
Tim, almost forgot. I bought a sewing machine on the way home yesterday from Walmart! It was $90 and comes with an instructional DVD and a bunch of accessories. It is probably the cheapest and wors...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 16, 12:28pm

Re: Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
First off, thanks for the compliments! One thing to note, if you are shorter than me, you could easily get this below the 2 ounce mark by cutting a few inches off the bottom... Now, to answer so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 16, 12:17pm

Re: questions about cyclinder stoves
I assume from looking at it that I should use titanium or stainless steel for at least the first foot but then if I want to use aluminum I'd be fine. Would you concur? Michael, I haven'...

In Make Your Own Gear » My DIY Cylinder stove
December 16, 11:58am

Re: Re: Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
Thanks guys, I can't wait to give it a try. However, aren't you a bit worried using the .33 cuben for the bottom? I know most tents with a cuben bottom use 1.3 or 1.5 for additional abra...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 15, 6:30pm

Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
Just finished making a new bivy using 0.33 cuben fiber and the new Momentum 50 offered by thru hiker. I made a bathtub floor and bonded all the cuben fiber seams. Final weight is 2.08 oz (59 grams)...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bonded Cuben Fiber / Momentum 50 Bivy
December 15, 5:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven Evans

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Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
First off, here is the system I currently use: 1st: Thin liner sock, 2nd: Vapour Barrier Liner, 3rd: Montrail Hardrocks, 4th: 40 Below TR Overboot Why did I purchase the 40 Below Overboot?...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 14, 8:29am

Nunatak Arc AT
If you are thinking about this quilt, go for it. This system is the best I have used...just make sure you are ready for it. Paired with my Nunatak Skaha Plus, this is my 3 season sleep setup. I hav...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 19, 12:03pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
With only one review for the rainbow, I had to put my 2 cents in here. Adding on the above post. Straight out of the box (tent, stuff sack, stakes etc.) and thrown on a scale, mine comes in at 4...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 7:02am

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Jacket
I bought this on a whim just over a year ago after reading some reviews on it. This has turned out to be my go-to jacket for all my winter activities. From snowboarding to snowshoeing, there is no rea...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 20, 6:39am

Feathered Friends Customer Service
While the products are great, I purchased a 2 sets of Down Booties (which were in stock) on Jan-15th. Credit Card was charged same day and product was to be shipped next day. 3 weeks later I started t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 10:35pm

Six Moon Designs Essence '07
Simply put, this pack had everything I was looking for - in order of importance: 1)Panel Loading for easy organization 2)Hip belt pockets for regularly accessed items 3)Mesh side pockets for dryi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 19, 10:25pm