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dale stuart (onetwolaugh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific NW
About Me Make most of my own gear during off season and do field testing during summer.
Mostly do 1-2 week solo hikes.(Sectional PCT, Glacier Peaks area, the Winds, JMT, Big Bend, WCT etc)
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another view
Here's a view from another angle. This is my goto tent for solo hiking.

In Make Your Own Gear » Need some input on this before I start sewing
September 03, 9:42pm

What I did, and am happy with
I'm not sure where your support goes, will it cutinto interier space? I made a Gossamer gear "The One" clone but with 1.3 oz silnylon. It weighs in at 27 oz w/6 tall eaton stakes. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need some input on this before I start sewing
September 03, 9:37pm

I think I know just where you are going, how much is enough. You do not want the pocket to be flopping in the wind so to say. My last pack I made had a front pocket of 12X15. I made the mesh 15X...

In Make Your Own Gear » Size of Backpack Mesh Pocket
May 21, 11:12am

primaloft quilt
First let me say - I am a warm sleeper, I sleep in my skivies, and I also use a silk liner that I made. My formula for primaloft Sport is: 60 - (Oz/yd X 5)= F temp rating. Ie; 6oz/yd would be...

In Make Your Own Gear » Primaloft quilt
April 05, 1:30pm

my temperature/clo formula
How much, and what type of insulation can go on and on. In my sleep system I use a BA insulated air core mattresss, and I sleep using a silk liner that I made. I have found this formula works fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Climashield quilt thickness vs temperature
March 07, 9:16am

Re: ...
I to have been looking at a Lunar Duo clone. I picked up some 75" 1.3oz silnylon in silver/grey for $2.50/yd. I intended on leaving my roof width 75" and allowing 10" overhang each...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent design (Lunar Duo clone)
June 18, 5:51pm

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