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DX 40
Chris It is really stiff, it isn't bad to work with. laying out patterns is easy because the fabric lays flat and doesn't stretch, a sharp razor knife or a hot knife are the only ways to c...

In Make Your Own Gear » stronger fabric comparisons
September 14, 9:22am

Dimension Polyant
The DX40 and other x-pac fabrics can be purchased directly from Dimension Polyant. The DX40 is certainly bombproof, I am almost done making a pack out of it. I really like the waterproofness of...

In Make Your Own Gear » stronger fabric comparisons
September 13, 10:36pm

1/3 of a jam
David, that looks awesome. I really like the wrap around back pocket.

In Make Your Own Gear » 1/3 of a Jam
September 09, 7:51pm

Re: Hammocks
You may also want to consider making an asym tarp as well for the trips you expect nice weather. If you are making it yourself it will just be 4 yards of silnylon. You can get the dimensions for th...

In Hammocks » Super Hammock Newb - help!
September 07, 10:12pm

ultralight vs heavy duty
Cilogear makes their NWD (bi-axial cuben) packs from I believe 80g/sq m (I believe about 3.37 oz/ sq yd) But of course they are not cheap.

In GEAR » Ultralight vs heavy duty
September 06, 10:19pm

re: Shoulder Strap Education?
Chris, My pack rides high on my back, tight and close. I haven't carried more then 25lbs, nor do I want to. Usually I only have 15lbs total. I am interested to see what you come up with. Go...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder Strap Education
September 06, 10:13pm

Re: Shoulder Strap Education?
@ Chris Wallace What pack do you use? I am not arguing the science that peoples shoulders are not square. You are making a firm statement that a pack shoulder strap will not fit properly if ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder Strap Education
September 06, 1:40pm

RE: Shoulder Strap Education?
@ Chris I Agree the shoulder strap needs to conform to ones shoulder, from where it starts to make contact with ones back all the way to the armpit. I disagree with the statement that the strap...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder Strap Education
September 06, 10:05am

Re: Dyneema for sale
Just a caution. If the Dyneema you are looking at is the material made for bullet resistant vests it will not work for making gear. The fabric for bullet resistant vests is not bonded to a film, i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyneema for sale?
September 06, 8:57am

Heavy cuben
Thanks I really appreciate your responses. I am going to have to get some samples from cubic tech. I can be really hard on a pack. I don't like any mesh or pockets on the outside. Just a si...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heavier weight cuben fiber ?
August 29, 10:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Peichel

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Feathered Friends Helios jacket epic fabric
I have the helios jacket with the epic fabric, ff says 15oz (I need to buy a scale). I have had this jacket for almost 2yrs. This jacket fits me great, sizes run a little snug so try on if possible or...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 10, 9:56pm