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laminated silnylon
Is there any long term reports from using laminated silnylon tie outs? I'm ready to start my tarp and like this idea.

In Make Your Own Gear » laminated silnylon
July 22, 9:24pm

nice job
I like the fact that you were able to reuse many items from your old pack. I like the roll top and compression system. Many people forget the vertical strap, but you have a sturdy one to keep thing...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG : My first attempt at a rucksack.
July 19, 7:33am

it works
Trip report. the mesh modded pack worked great. It was about 90 degrees out on a 2 day SAR and my chest did not get sweaty (or my back either - sorry, but heavy external frame pack worked perfec...

In Make Your Own Gear » mesh for a chest pack
July 17, 9:08pm

Finished for now.
Just in time. I'll be trying out the mods this weekend. Basically I just cut off the back and re-attached some webbing to the front so it could hang from my backpack straps. I secured it to my ...

In Make Your Own Gear » mesh for a chest pack
July 12, 8:00pm

great timing
Wow, great job. and nice timing as this is on my to-do list before my fall trips. Thanks for all of the detail and tips. Hmm, linelocs on the tie outs, might have to look at that idea. Sure wou...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Flat Solo Cuben Tarp
July 12, 5:07am

I iron the edging in half and then sew it in one pass. works great Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » binding using grosgrain
July 01, 5:43pm

Marmot Driclime
any sources for this fabric lining? I really like how it feels and performs. I may have a few projects to make with it as a next to the skin lining. Thanks Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » Marmot Driclime
June 30, 6:09pm

found it - maybe
Found this on e-bay for $20 I think I can mod it by cutting off the back and sewing attachment loops to my backpack. Thanks again for all of the help. I definately will use seattle fabrics i...

In Make Your Own Gear » mesh for a chest pack
June 25, 4:36am

I've been hoping that someone had a source for you. I have a friend that took two sleeping bags and converted them into a "fat" suit with legs and arms. When it was time for bed he ju...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Elephant Foot style quilt?
June 25, 4:29am

great ideas. I ordered the sample packs Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » mesh for a chest pack
June 22, 8:39am

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am