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All Forum Posts by Chris Lucas

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Re Rivets
I failed to add that my advice on the viability of high temperature adhesives isn't as a hobbyist but rather as an engineer who has worked for seven years in the industrial coatings and adhesiv...

In Make Your Own Gear » Glue for stove
September 01, 8:02pm

Epoxies Carbonize
All epoxies carbonize at temperatures at 450-500°F in the presence of oxygen. Ethanol flame temperatures are in the neighborhood of 2,000°F depending on the fuel to air ratio. You would need to...

In Make Your Own Gear » Glue for stove
September 01, 5:43pm

ZPacks = Cool
I pointed this thread out to Joe and ZPacks and he confirmed that he is fine with private use of his designs just not commercial use.

In Make Your Own Gear » When is using other peoples ideas not ok?
September 01, 3:27pm

Private Use is Fine
I've purchased a number of items from Joe and also discussed with him my plans to bond a second zero with Hysol and CT2K.18. I'll continue to buy from Joe even if my second pack is an unqu...

In Make Your Own Gear » When is using other peoples ideas not ok?
September 01, 12:55pm

Nanoseeum
What about adding a cap to the bottom of your pants legs made from nanoseeum and 1/16" elastic cord treated with permethrin? They could snap in and out via KAMsnaps or velcro dots if you didn...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mosquito Proof Socks?
August 26, 2:40pm

Down Quantity
I'll make some assumptions about your quilt size to give a fill weight. You can always revise my assumptions with your actual dimensions in order to arrive at a more accurate number. Assume...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help Deciding on MYOG Down Quilt
August 20, 7:58pm

Knot Detail
This video is quite good: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvX-jpJc0cs You're tying a diamond knot.

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody have a link to a strong micro clip ??
August 19, 1:00pm

Big South Fork
Love Big South Fork, I miss living in Cookeville, TN and being close to it. Funny that you mention the foothills trail, I recently became aware of it and am contemplating hiking it as well.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip Suggestions? - Southeast US
August 18, 2:58pm

Modest Park Entry Fees
Modest park entry fees could do wonders for my favorite park. Given the huge number of people who stick only to Newfound Gap Rd, a $1/car charge may well be enough money to shut Cades Cove Loop to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Smokies considering charging for backcountry camping
August 16, 5:53am

Z-Line Slick
I used the 1.4 mm Z-Line Slick from ZPacks. In retrospect it is the perfect choice since it so readily slides on itself! I believe what makes it a nacrabiner is that nacra533 from the hammock for...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody have a link to a strong micro clip ??
August 15, 8:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am