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Re: myog poles
I finished the poles some time ago and tried them out. I found them to be a bit shorter than I would like but still very usable. In fact Im still using them. I did recently find some shaft extender...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Trekking Poles Graphite shafts on Ebay $8.67 each
May 19, 5:59am

Re: Re: Re: Re: First myog quilt
I didnt have a pattern, but I used this drawing as a reference. I ended up adding 1 inch to both the head and foot ends as well as the middle section. Im 5'7 and 190lbs and have wide shoulders ...

In Make Your Own Gear » First myog quilt
May 19, 5:42am

Flash 30 weight reduction in progress
I started this project a couple weeks ago, http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=63863 Since then my Z-packs and DIY Gear Supply ord...

In Make Your Own Gear » Flash 30 weight reduction in progress
May 15, 11:25am

Re: Beginner quilt project questions
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=47084&skip_to_post=403949#403949 http://www.lytw8.com/uploads/LytW8_Summer_Quilt_Instructi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner quilt project questions
May 10, 6:00pm

No Turning Back
Ive passed the point of no return with my Flash 30 mods project. Ive removed the lid and its buckle/strap, extension collar,load lifters, spacer mesh, and the ridiculously wide waist belt/buckle. T...

In Make Your Own Gear » No Turning Back
May 09, 8:49am

Re: Re: Q: Can opener to do a Foster's Can stove with nice smooth lid ??
I bought this can opener at WalMart for $10 or $12. I used a utility knife and file to remove the nub below the cutter. Hiram Cooke on youtube did a video some time ago about which can openers work...

In Make Your Own Gear » Q: Can opener to do a Foster's Can stove with nice smooth lid ??
May 08, 2:33pm

Thread for pack mods?
Im gathering materials for a Flash 30 modification project. Part of the plan is ripping the front panel seam to add a large mesh pocket. Im just not sure which thread to use when sewing everything ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thread for pack mods?
May 08, 6:25am

Re: Flash 30 Fabric weight?
Thanks Terry. Im going to modify to my Flash 30 and knowing what materials Im dealing with will be helpful.

In Make Your Own Gear » Flash 30 Fabric weight?
May 04, 8:15pm

Flash 30 Fabric weight?
Anybody know the weight of the nylon used for the lid and front of the Flash 30?

In Make Your Own Gear » Flash 30 Fabric weight?
May 03, 6:16pm

Less weight, more weather resistant
Thanks for your comments Dustin. On breathability: I thought that by using cuben only on the outer edges and M50 down the center I would still achieve adequate breathability. I certainly dont ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for MYOG summer quilt
May 02, 5:13am

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