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Thought I'd seen one before
here is my knock up of a conical windscreen/heat reflector top view Decided to make this after a rather worrying situation where the wind, was causing the flame to whip UNDER the burne...

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Peak stove windscreen
September 14, 2:49pm

Re: Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
"I think there has been some attempted MYOG cuben sleeping mats." correct, and IIRC it was taped so the majority of bonding methods appear to work to create an airtight structure in cu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 14, 1:35am

airbeams
Personally I do not think that a cuben airbeam tent would be impossible to construct. BUT I do think that it would be a highly complex project which if there is even the slightest error in the cutt...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 13, 12:07pm

Re: Re: airbeams
"Gluing would just be too slow, too expensive and too unreliable to be used in a commerical setting." A valid point as for a commercial setting it is not nessersary cost effective, hen...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 13, 11:23am

airbeams
The airbeam aspect is intresting. My thoughts on that would be that cuben airbeams would require a thicker cuben to minimise the risk of puncturing as much as possible as a puncture would be a crit...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 13, 11:07am

Re: Re: Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
Ok so maybe not epoxy resin. I see that the "hysol" adhesive that is so popular for bonding cuben is a polyurethane adhesive therefore a polyurathane resin would be the main choice for su...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 13, 10:25am

Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
Any idea if this would be possible? I gather that fabrication would be the same as with carbon poles, that is, a sheet of "C"* fibre wrapped around a round metal form to create layers hel...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fibre poles (theoetical post)
September 13, 8:59am

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The way I see it is that if we choose to make a item we do so for the following reasons. The satisfaction of using somthing we have made ourselves. Comercial products may not offer the "...

In Make Your Own Gear » In Defense of "Make Your Own Gear"
September 13, 8:23am

Re: Re: Re: pole shape?
that will be some very cheep nylon, uncoated, which costs around £1 ($0.6 approx) per linear metre. saves wasting cuben should mistakes be made. I happened to have some fibreglass poles that ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dome tent design run through
July 30, 1:59am

Silnet
IT will work, maybe worth adding in some stitches by hand just for that extra security. edit. sew at the ridgeline and edges as these areas will be under the most stress.

In Make Your Own Gear » Hemming with Silnet
July 28, 1:16am

All Reader Reviews by Anthony Britner

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Rab Volt
Overview: The Volt is in essence Rab's lightweight full mountain jacket made from Pertex Shield Plus 2.5 layer fabric. The fit is the same as the majority of rab's range of waterproofs. Rab c...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 26, 1:22am