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Re: Re: Almost
Interesting. How long would the rice hold heat? Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Vest filled with rice
February 06, 3:37pm

Re: Which Tape?
I like 9460pc over 9482pc solely because it has less initial tack. If you make a small mistake sometimes you can pull on the cuben to make it peel off and try again. The 9482pc will occasionally ca...

In Make Your Own Gear » Good material for MYOG cuben tent prototype
February 05, 5:13pm

Re: Re: Great stuff
"Truth be told, Ian, I often feel pretty powerless" I think most feel that way, me included. I feel that way about the voting process usually, but that's for a different thread, I ...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 12:05pm

Re: 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
What is luggage typically made of 330d-500d nylon? I'm guessing here, never really looked into it. I've seen some pretty beat up luggage. Ryan

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 11:52am

Re: Re: tom
"And now I have a question for you, Michael: Do you ever ask yourself why we are, and have been since 1993, involved in every significant conflict around the world? Always fighting in other pe...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 5:45am

Re: Good material for MYOG cuben tent prototype
Nice design. The only place where you might need some sewing is at the peaks where the poles meet the fly. Between the poles and the top guy outs, there will be a good amount of stress pulling on y...

In Make Your Own Gear » Good material for MYOG cuben tent prototype
February 04, 4:46pm

Re: Eiderdown
Did you get your hands on a duvet and harvested some from that, or did you find a by the ounce source? From what I've read, your 700fp is probably a pretty close guess. If you make something...

In GEAR » Eiderdown
February 04, 10:20am

Re: Re: Re: light but stiff sheeting materials for increasing pack firmness?
Kodiak, I did some checking around and looks like 1/8" is the most common size. James is right though, it will weigh about 6oz. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » light but stiff sheeting materials for increasing pack firmness?
February 01, 6:51pm

Re: USB / iPhone charging cables for the mega gram weenie
That's pretty nifty. I like that it snaps together and makes it a little easier to store. The below is the lightest one I've seen so far. 4g http://tinyurl.com/pu7x5ro Ryan

In GEAR » USB / iPhone charging cables for the mega gram weenie
February 01, 10:30am

Re: light but stiff sheeting materials for increasing pack firmness?
HDPE plastic sheet is commonly used by pack makers. http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=23869 Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » light but stiff sheeting materials for increasing pack firmness?
February 01, 7:09am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm