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Pack looks very slick. The zipper is well done. I'm curious to know how the Xpac/3D mesh straps work as well. I've been thinking about doing the same on some lighter packs. It seems to me t...

In Make Your Own Gear » It's MyOwn
July 06, 7:02am

Skills Needed
While this thread is a bit focused on skills, I thought I would ask a question. I've recently started my first real job out of college, and so I have a lot less time, but a lot more money. I am...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bob Marshall Wilderness Open – Eccentric But Not Insane
July 05, 7:14pm

Re: Thank You !
Also depending on the design, the whole pack could be one piece. The Zpack Zero may be built this way from looking at pictures. Basically you could use the same instructions on thru-hiker for a stu...

In Make Your Own Gear » HELP! Making my first pack ?
July 03, 8:29pm

Repair Education
Thanks, Steve. I took the bike to the shop today, twice, just for the front disc brake. The second time, I rode it to the store rather than crammed it in my car to make sure nothing messed up th...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Newbie Questions
July 01, 6:55pm

I, and at least a few other people around here, tend to make the back and bottom out of one piece. This is partly because these two portions of the pack are often made out of a tougher fabric. I al...

In Make Your Own Gear » HELP! Making my first pack ?
July 01, 4:34pm

Synthetic Beanie
I finished this up the other day. I have been working on using up my scraps sitting around and this idea seemed perfect for it. The materials are 1.1 oz nylon from DIYGS and 2.5oz Apex, all of whic...

In Make Your Own Gear » Synthetic Beanie
July 01, 2:15pm

Nice designs
I really like the panel loader. It looks like a great pack for its purpose.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 new packs: DX40 panel loader and drybag hauler-ish pack
July 01, 11:20am

Bike finding update
I just wanted to update and thank everyone for the help. I purchased a slightly used Salsa Fargo 3 on Ebay last week. I'm evidently not much of a mechanic yet, because I couldn't get the...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Newbie Questions
June 30, 8:49pm

For all the thoughts and suggestions. I had been leaning towards the #8 zipper and 1000D Cordura with VX21, so it was nice to have some support for that. Although I made end up with some WX40 from ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 27, 7:49pm

Re: silnylon adhesion problems
On small length stitches, I normally feel like pins just get in the way. I've actually had great success using a normal glue stick on silnylon to help keep the pieces from moving around. It won...

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice with respect to sewing nylon
June 26, 6:02am

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