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All Forum Posts by Chris Lucas

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Darn Right
I agree completely on backpacking small and from the outset I've been focused on changing my traditional backpacking gear over to ultralight AND ultrasmall. You're right on regarding the i...

In GEAR » Backpacking....small
October 14, 6:45am

Cool! I was wondering what the size 20's would weigh in at. Clearly Tim's scale isn't too precise if it registered 4 sets at 1 gram. I knew that couldn't be right based on my mea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Plastic Snap tool
October 14, 6:08am

Size 14 and 16 Weights
I finally have a project the requires these handy little snaps so I being the gram nazi that I am (as per Joe), I ordered both the size 14 and 16 snaps since this project will not require very much...

In Make Your Own Gear » Plastic Snap tool
October 13, 7:22pm

I put this out there not so much for this project but to foster general awareness. Sewing grosgrain is way heavy compared to bonding cuben patches/tie outs. Picture an hourglass shape folded in h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished a new Cuben Tarp
October 09, 1:27pm

Hey Guys, No, I don't know anything about it. I'll see what I can find out from Evan or better yet maybe he'll drop by and fill us in himself.

In Make Your Own Gear » Breathable Cuben?
October 09, 1:22pm

Cuben Tape
I know Evan really likes the cuben-backed tape that Cubic Tech offers. I've never fooled with it personally but may have to soon since a few yards of this breathable cuben are calling to me fr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Breathable Cuben?
October 05, 4:12pm

I can't help on the tees but I found a great substitute for the BPL Beartooth Hoody in the Ibex Hooded Indie.

In GEAR » Missing BPL Merino
September 26, 7:08pm

I do consider it a victory considering I was starting with something as svelte as the NB Minimus.

In GEAR » Removing Labels
September 26, 11:57am

New Balance N
I removed the big N on the sides of my New Balance Minimus Trails for both the weight savings and my unwillingness to advertise that brand. A seam ripper and 15 minutes was all that was required a...

In GEAR » Removing Labels
September 26, 6:08am

K-Step Visual Aid
Karo Step Visual Aid

In Make Your Own Gear » ex light type down vest with hood
September 20, 1:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am