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Re: silnylon adhesion problems
On small length stitches, I normally feel like pins just get in the way. I've actually had great success using a normal glue stick on silnylon to help keep the pieces from moving around. It won...

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice with respect to sewing nylon
June 26, 6:02am

Re: Bikepacking fabric
I appreciate the responses. I figured it would swing that way, so I was already looking into sources for the tougher fabrics I think may work. I am thinking cordura for reinforcement of the high...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 24, 6:39am

Bikepacking Bags
So I am finally making the dive into bikepacking with the purchase of a Salsa Fargo 3. It is on its way to my apartment now, and I am already thinking about the rackless setup I would like to make....

In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 23, 11:59am

Re: Overloaded on cheap fabric, suggest a use for 70d?
Trying to make the poncho tarp could be an interesting prospect. I'd say that a 9x9 tarp can be used in most situations without a bivy. Another BPL member, Bryce, had a custom 9x7 tarp built fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Overloaded on cheap fabric, suggest a use for 70d?
June 20, 6:08am

That shelter looks so cozy. For your tieouts, it looks like they are just cuben fiber. Can you go into detail about them? I am (eventually) going to start my own cuben project and have been pon...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Shadow: A custom designed and built shelter for BPL user Ben S. (Virga Outdoors)
June 15, 3:50pm

Re: question about design of head end of quilt
Greg, I like that hood design. It reminds me of the BPL down quilt article Roger Caffin wrote. I think everyone's sleeping style is a bit different. My quilts are generally long enough to p...

In Make Your Own Gear » question about design of head end of quilt
June 13, 4:23pm

The black was just because I had some scraps left in that color. I realized that taking pictures of it was ridiculously difficult, so I made sure to make the grosgrain white to help that out a bit....

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
June 12, 7:26pm

Dog Jacket
I've been posting most of my recent projects just to my blog, but I am really happy with the result of this one and wanted to share it with others. I have been looking for ways to make my dog f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
June 11, 9:04pm

From your description, it seems you want to be able to completely remove the netting from the hat, not just stash it out of the way. Is this correct? I like the idea, and wandering around Joanns...

In Make Your Own Gear » Kavu Chillba bugnet mod
June 10, 6:59am

More videos
He mentions some information about the dimensions and build method in this video. It seems like it is about 11x8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgCUc_aUnb0&feature=relmfu I'd be cur...

In Make Your Own Gear » Instructions for painter's plastic tarp?
June 09, 7:40am

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