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..and another MYOG Pyramid Tent inspired by Jerry
Inspired by Jerry Adam's floorless pyramid project, I bought some materials from Quest Outfitters and got to work with the sewing machine for my first MYOG sewing project. Here is the final ...

In Make Your Own Gear » ..and another MYOG Pyramid Tent inspired by Jerry
July 30, 8:41am

Short staff
Thanks, comments appreciated

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
July 26, 5:20pm

Short staff
Hi Ken Yes, I have a slight bend in my wrist. My forearm is at slight decline from the horizontal. Hmmm..might have to find a longer piece of bamboo! Cheers Andrew

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
July 26, 7:26am

Staff too short?
Is the pole too short? Well, I'm 5' 11" and the pole is 44"

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
July 26, 6:37am

Antishock to my bamboo staff
Thanks for the responses, guys and apologies for the slow reply on my part. Greg and Pilate - I will def. give those suggestions a go. Jason - if I had to start taping my wrists to reduce pai...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
July 26, 4:44am

Trekking pole antishock
I love my bamboo staff. It's light and strong. I have added a wrist strap and a camera mount. A missing feature I would like is an antishock system, as I find I get sore wrists towards the e...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
July 15, 5:10pm

My golden staff
I use a bamboo staff. It's a great multiple-function tool: - support for knees and a dodgy hip on steep descents - cobweb remover - push aside branches (esp when wet) - phase 2 snake def...

In Philosophy & Technique » Poles are a burden?
June 16, 5:53pm

(fat-a-)Gram weenie
I often read about the concept of 'skin out' weight, including everything carried and worn. But if we want to remove every bit of unnecessary weight we should surely be factoring in extr...

In Philosophy & Technique » The Big Three or Nine or ?
June 04, 3:47pm

Synthetic Quilt Instructions
Hi guys I am planning to make a quilt good for sub-32 degrees, using a fill like Climashield Apex. Can you direct me to a good design/pattern I could use for this project? Andrew

In Make Your Own Gear » Summer quilt idea
May 13, 2:56pm

Uber bivy
Hi David What material did you use for 'das Uber bivy'? ...and any chance of a pic? Andrew

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG: tyvek ground cover / bivy combo
May 11, 2:02am

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