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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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backpack designs
I agree with the no hydration pockets- I have 2 sports bottle holsters, one on each shoulder strap to handle my water needs.Theory says that it would offset weight from my back - sounds good anyway...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 15, 9:57am

Dam idea
As I recall this product is a 30 denier, so is much lighter than 70 or 200 but will be more fragile. For the DAM you may look at Skunk Works pages. For his DAM, he made silk tubes filled with dow...

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
February 26, 8:40pm

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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