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Edge drilling
I think you may have identified the problem; trying to drill a partial hole at the edge. I'd be tempted to drill complete holes and then trim (guillotine) the edge off to get the partial hol...

In Make Your Own Gear » Having trouble drilling Aluminum
April 15, 11:20am

underlay foam
Agree that underlay foam for laminate flooring is feeble stuff. Packing sheet foam is more robust; stuff like JiffyFoam, for instance. I use bits of pink anti-static aerated polythene packing s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foaming
April 12, 8:21am

Plastic strip
Take a large PET soda bottle (2 litre or thereabouts). Cut a spiral strip from the sidewall. That's it...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll top closure, where to get plastic strip?
April 02, 3:22am

Comic...?
Hmmm... Are those typos me or the iPad's 'clever' spell checker...? Conic Looks like it's me...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Support Windscreen: Why Ti Foil over SS Shim Stock?
March 29, 2:44am

Why Ti?
Without doing the numbers, but based on practical experience, the physical properties of the metal are pretty well irrelevant for making something like a caldera come (within reason...) Cut out ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Support Windscreen: Why Ti Foil over SS Shim Stock?
March 28, 6:49pm

re : Esbits
> Just a gentle clarification. The setup I'm working on is for esbits not alcohol. Yes, I know... But alcohol and Ebsit are both low-power compared to a gas burner, and I find they beh...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frankenstein: The Cook Kit. Questions / Comments / Critisms welcome
March 26, 12:30pm

RE: Heat Exchanger vs. No Heat Exchanger
My limited experience with a JetBoil pan and small alcohol burners suggested that they're not a good match; quite a lot of sooting on the pan, and slow boil times. The thing to remember is t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frankenstein: The Cook Kit. Questions / Comments / Critisms welcome
March 26, 6:42am

Why bother?
Surely, all you're trying to do is use the silnylon bag to protect the more fragile PE food bag. In which case, why do you need to attach the PE bag to the silnylon bag? Just roll up the PE b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Food storage bags
March 22, 10:07am

re: KISS
> I think you don't understand what I mean. You're right; I didn't. And, as you say, the resulting seam will be off-centre (the initial seam is roughly the centre of the panels)...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified Felled Seam
February 28, 6:14am

re: windscreen hinge
Whilst I love the look of the Kapton tape hinge, I'd be concerned about its longevity. An alternative way of making a two-part windscreen is to use my flissure joint. Again, whilst the popp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter stove MkII
February 27, 12:00pm

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