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Impressive
Very nice weightweenie build, lotta bang for the buck. The only thing questionable is your rear wheel build. 24 spoke rear wheels built with Revolutions tend to be fragile and flexy unless you...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My "Budget" Road Bike build
October 13, 1:48pm

Tough crowd.
This thread makes me feel really old since I used one of those during the winter while in the service. We preferred them to the newer models with synthetic fill because the m-1949 packed smaller a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Surplus m-1949 sleeping bag. What do I do with it?
September 17, 4:29pm

pulls
I'll take 20. Payment sent.

In Gear Swap » FS : Glow in the dark zipper pull
August 10, 8:56pm

Rockywoods
You can pick up XPAC locally, Loveland, for half the price of Dyneema. http://www.rockywoods.com/Fabrics-Kits/All-Ripstop-Nylon-Fabrics/XPAC-Ripstop-Nylon-Fabric It's slightly heavier but jus...

In Make Your Own Gear » looking for a yard or two of something cheap
May 11, 10:41am

Rockywoods and OWFI carry it
http://www.rockywoods.com/Hardware-Zippers/Velcro-Tape-Fasteners http://www.owfinc.com/Hardware/Shardware/cuffs.asp They have a $2.50 handling fee for orders under $20.

In Make Your Own Gear » Anyone have a source for 4" wide hook & loop?
March 28, 11:01am

Vintage Singers
I've been using a bombproof 1946 Singer 15-91 and just picked up an early 1960's 503A. The two cost less than a cleaning and tune-up of the more modern machine they replaced.

In Make Your Own Gear » Show Us Your MYOG Sewing Machines
February 18, 12:03am

Guttermans
Is there any real difference between Guttermans Upholstery and heavy duty thread.

In Make Your Own Gear » what kinds of threads?
December 17, 5:31pm

Good job
Very nice practical set-up. I really like the color of the tarp. Where did you get the fabric?

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Tarp & Bivy
November 13, 10:49am

Update?
Did anyone ever receive their free sample?

In Gear Deals » FREE Nikwax Tech Wash Travel Gel
June 04, 3:55pm

Silnylon Jacket
I made a silnylon rain jacket with full zipper to replace the garbage bag I carried while bikepacking and hiking. It weighs just under 3.5oz, packs really small, and works well for emergency use w...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hey climbers: silnylon anorak advice
May 25, 10:52am

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