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Re: The feel of fabrics
I also notice that now thru-hiker has two varieties of pertex. How do they stack up?

In Make Your Own Gear » The feel of fabrics
June 13, 11:44pm

The feel of fabrics
So, I've heard some good things on this forum about the feel of a few MYOG fabrics. I've heard that M90 from Thru-hiker has a soft hand. I've also read good things about the 7d and 8d...

In Make Your Own Gear » The feel of fabrics
June 11, 8:58pm

High Pitches
Some people will pitch a tarp high so that there is more room and comfort. Then just in case rain comes it is already up and only needs a few adjustments to become wind/rain worthy. Much easier t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Small Tarp
May 19, 11:03am

plastic
Let us know what you use and how it goes. I have a frameless pack and recently outfitted myself with a hammock so no pad. I slid in corrugated plastic and like the feel but haven't been able ...

In GEAR » Frameless Pack - No Pad - What to do?
May 17, 1:09am

no frame
Have you thought of trying corrugated plastic as a framesheet.

In GEAR » Frameless Pack - No Pad - What to do?
May 14, 10:35pm

Flame going out
Are you putting the pot directly onto the stove? That stove isn't really designed to have a pot go directly on top and it will need a potstand. I guess it will work with lots of preheating, b...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Alcohol Stove Fail
November 20, 11:33pm

Priming pan
Read up on zenstoves. A priming pan can be anything that you can put under the stove and will hold a few drops of alcohol. Put it under the stove, drop in several drops and light it. The stove n...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Alcohol Stove Fail
November 20, 6:12pm

padding
How about using padding to get some better air flow? Does it help with sweaty back syndrome?

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack back panel--to pad or not to pad
October 18, 9:38pm

Pack back panel--to pad or not to pad
Working out the design for a pack. Lots of great information out there, but I haven't found much on padding for the back. What does everyone think of padding the back? What are the pro/cons ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack back panel--to pad or not to pad
October 18, 12:56am

How's it applied?
Interesting idea. How did you apply the seam sealer? Is the mason line more slippery this way? I always find my mason line snags and frays really easily. This might be a good fix for that.

In Make Your Own Gear » Uses for leftover seam sealer
October 03, 7:20pm

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