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dialed fit, abrasion resistance
I did the shoulder strap modification, chopping off several inches at the top then resewing the webbing, this time with a double boxstitch. The fit feels great now and it rides nicely. Here i...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
November 01, 4:48am

Re: ahhh
This person is selling a Golite Peak (Jam 35) for $30 on Gear Swap here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=82815 I have no affil...

In GEAR » kids UL pack
October 10, 4:35am

Re: MYOG roll top dry bag
For my roll top backpack I used a long strip of that heavy duty plastic ribbon like the kind that holds boxes of paper together at an office supply store or merchandise to a pallet. I got some that...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG roll top dry bag
October 10, 4:32am

RR EcoMesh pants
I'll take the pants. Sent PM previously. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: ULA Circuit, Railriders clothes
October 09, 8:58am

more construction details
Thanks, William and Jeffrey! Re: the side pockets, the picture below shows their construction. Mesh (from an old jogging stroller) on the bottom for drainage and nylon on the sides to avoid the d...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
October 02, 4:45am

save the tick if you can
Hey Delmar, If you find a tick embedded on you, try to save it in a ziploc bag and take it to your doctor to be tested for Lyme, even before any symptoms appear. I have been bitten by ticks that ...

In GEAR » Gear to protect against THE most deadly backcountry beastie...
September 20, 10:13am

from the drawer
Weigh one of those spoons from your drawer before you toss that idea. You might be pleasantly surprised. I did recently and found it 0.1 oz lighter than my MSR Ti spoon with weight-reduction holes ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spoon heresy
September 19, 7:46pm

Re: first pack
Thanks guys! Yeah, Samuel, this piece of fabric really stuck out among many pieces of cotton paisley, corduroy and floral prints in with her quilting supplies. She may have just gotten the last yar...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
September 19, 4:54am

Re: awesome!
Thanks, An-D! Go for it--with your great quilt results and experience you should have no problem! The biggest difference I found from my other MYOG projects was that this one required me to adjust...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
September 17, 4:18am

My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
Finally finished my first backpack. It’s upcycled—made mostly of found, repurposed or recycled materials. The roll-top stiffener came from discarded plastic ribbon that once secured stuff t...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG backpack, an adventure in upcycling
September 16, 9:11pm

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