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Marco A. Sánchez (marcoasn) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Marco A. Sánchez

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Re: thanks!
I would recommend laminating before sewing: * Laminating flat layers of silnylon is easier -> better results -> stronger. * The critical seams go through four layers of material -...

In Make Your Own Gear » my new silnylon tent project....
February 22, 10:52am

Re: a couple problems I haven't been able to figure out
To reinforce the apex I have found very effective to laminate a piece of 70D silnylon. It is more resistant to abrasion and, more important, distributes loads better. To complete the work, s...

In Make Your Own Gear » my new silnylon tent project....
February 21, 11:03pm

Re: Re: fabric modeling
My interest is for making my own gear, and getting it right"on the first try so I don't have to make 2 or 3 of everything as I correct mistakes. Even the most advanced CAD software does...

February 20, 11:58am

Re: Suluk 46
The BD Whippet is an example. A bit heavy, but a good choice in its context. Cheers.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 18, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Suluk 46
Don't worry Eugene :-) It's easy to deviate from the mountaineering context since BPL is 90%+ about hiking. However, it's worth to consider all points of view, since some "mo...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 18, 4:49am

Re: Say it in another language
Sounds funny! Che tipo di tenda preferisci usare d'inverno, nella neve e nel vento? What type of tent do you prefer to use in winter, snow and wind? And my answer (and next phrase of t...

In Chaff » Say it in another language
February 17, 10:39am

Re: Chopper mittens
For simple task (self arrest grip, chopping steps...) a trick is to insert a piece of foam inside your mitten. Something about 1/4" or less provides enough insultation without affecting too mu...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Chopper mittens
February 17, 9:08am

Re: CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
Hi Jeremy, I wrote a review about the BD Raven Ultra ice axe some time ago. Maybe it will help you.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 17, 8:41am

Re: RYBG (Repair Your Bought Gear)
A simple and quick way to fix it: GORE-TEX Fabric Repair Kit. Cheers.

In Make Your Own Gear » RYBG (Repair Your Bought Gear)
February 15, 8:21am

Re: Re: Seam sealing eVent mitts
Pointless exercise imho. There's this great big hole at the end where your hand goes in +1 The truth about gloves Cheers

In GEAR » Seam sealing eVent mitts
February 14, 3:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Marco A. Sánchez

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Leki Ultralight Ti
At 213 g / 7,5 oz per pole (measured, without trekking basket), the Leki Ultralite Ti are a reasonably lightweight choice when you need adjustable poles that can handle real abuse in the backcountry. ...

In Trekking Poles
September 16, 9:59am

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe
Let’s face it: for non technical routes a light axe and a trekking pole usually are the best combination. However, aluminum headed axes deform with even light use, so if you expect some REAL use of th...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
September 15, 5:27am