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Joe Federici (need2boat) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale North East
About Me Avid kayaking, and when not in the water enjoys walking the earth. Always looking for a faster, lighter, and better way of doing things plus making my own gear.
CityJersey City
StateNew Jersey
CountryUSA

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Kinsman pullover w/mod
After tackling the insulated pants I decided an insulated pullover was needed to complete the kit. What I was after was something similar to my Patagonia pullover with pants to match. I haven’t t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Kinsman pullover w/mod
June 25, 1:37pm

Re: stuff sacks
This fomula's is lifted from Thru-Hiker [(desired diameter) x 3.14] +.5 = fabric width (desired depth) / .75 = fabric length or Length = ((desired depth + 2) + width/2) Check out his sit...

In Make Your Own Gear » stuff sacks
June 21, 11:36am

Re: Has Anyone completed the Minima Vest kit from thru-hiker.com?
I would second what Adam said. I'm making a kinsman pull-over and if you've sewn before you should be fine. Ayce has updated his webiste and you should take a look. I've posed some pict...

In Make Your Own Gear » Has Anyone completed the Minima Vest kit from thru-hiker.com?
June 12, 12:38pm

momentum90 ripstop
Just thought I'd post this since it's not listed on the thru-hikers site when I ordered. The newer colors AYCE is selling in momentum90 are ripstop. He still sells the black with or wit...

In Make Your Own Gear » momentum90 ripstop
June 07, 10:36am

Re: Re: Liberty Ridge Insulated pants
Aaron thanks for the kind words. I knew from using the pattern the first time it was a althletic fit and considered adding some into it. In the end I just decided to use a 4mm serged seam so I ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Liberty Ridge Insulated pants
May 22, 7:46pm

Liberty Ridge Insulated pants
I've been sick for the last few days so I spent it finishing up the pants. Theinner and outter fabric is momentum 90. I used 6oz premaloft spot for insulation and lycra binding for the cuffs. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Liberty Ridge Insulated pants
May 22, 6:37pm

Insulated Liberty pants
Bill- I emailed Ayce and he agreed with my thinking. I'm going to serge the insulation to the shell then use simple seams down both sides. Then sew liner with simple seams down sides. I&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » New Momentum in gear list
May 17, 9:28am

frame sheet shape
Once you have the rods slid into the sheet it's just a matter of taking your time and bending it either off the edge or a table or your knee. You can also a ruler over it at the edge of a tabl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Creating a LW Frame sheet for Jam2
May 16, 1:40pm

Re: Re: New Momentum in gear list
Not a problem. I'll speak with Ayce who sells the kit. I had emailed with him about it but didn't see it as a problem at the time. Now with everything infront of me. . . I'm like wo...

In Make Your Own Gear » New Momentum in gear list
May 15, 7:52pm

Re: Re: Re: New Momentum in gear list
Aaron- Could you go into a bit more detail about the pants. I've in the process of making a pair myself and wonding about the best way to seam them. Did you sew the insulation to the inn...

In Make Your Own Gear » New Momentum in gear list
May 15, 5:39pm

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