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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

Re: pole shape?
poles are currently a simple arch, will be making a full size prototype so will see what changes to the pole shape may be. required. Also, poles are going to be the 1st thing to be purchased and ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dome tent design run through
July 25, 11:10am

Re: Re: Dome tent design run through
considered side entry but front entry worked out to give greater porch space- ideal for gear storage/ cooking/ space for drying wet dog. Have seen a Unna in person which is what gave me the id...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dome tent design run through
July 25, 7:07am

Dome tent design run through
Having played about with various models on Sketchup for different styles of tent I eventually decided on a double wall dome.as on paper it a dome gives a good volume without requiring excessive amm...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dome tent design run through
July 25, 6:49am

brand
mine is a phd minimus phd recommend moving the down by patting it around. my technique is to hold a 1/4 to a 1/3 of the bag at the centre of the bottom and give it a Sharp shake kind of like flicki...

In GEAR » How to shift down in a continuous baffle bag??
June 29, 12:31pm

shake it
I shake the bag, you need to be quite vigorous with your shaking as the down won't move otherwise.

In GEAR » How to shift down in a continuous baffle bag??
June 28, 5:57am

The wonder that is velcro
Take some sticky back velcro, inflate both mats and stick it on the sides should do the trick.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sleeping Pad problem to solve
March 07, 10:44am

should be simple
take a pole, place it inside with one end in the apex, attach the bottom end of the pole to the pegging point, pull the tension strap of that pegging point to secure. Repeat with the other poles, s...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 season mod for Hex-3
March 04, 6:02am

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