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Jared Baker (simply_light) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest, US
About Me I love the feeling of solitude and the chance to be at one with the world around me.

My passion for MYOG has become not just a hobby, but a way of life, and so started my own company - Simply Light Designs. Right now we focus on mostly backpacking tarps & hammocks along with various accessories.
CityIndianapolis
StateIN
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttps://www.simplylightdesigns.com/
My PDF Gear ListSummer UL

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Hennessy
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In Gear Swap » FS 12oz 1 Person Tarp, Hennessy Hammock and more
April 22, 12:20pm

Foam Brush
I have found using a foam brush gives me the best aesthetic results. It is very easy to control the width of application. I've used both Permatex and thinned down silicone. Personally, I pr...

In GEAR » SEAM SEALING???? Tarp tent SS1
April 19, 5:24pm

Window Shrink Film
I 2nd sbill9000 on the window shrink film. It is light enough to carry a spare to cover an emergency tear.

In Make Your Own Gear » Recommendations for groundcloths
April 15, 3:39am

Good to know
Good information here. A MYOG pyramid is on my long list of projects, and I was interested in the double pole option. Do you do anything to secure the poles to each other at the top?

In GEAR » Duomid with Double Pole Set-up
April 15, 2:46am

Details
Love the detailed write up. Makes me want to do more projects in Cuben. Good bit of information on the type of tape and on how the seams were done. Thanks for the contribution.

In Make Your Own Gear » 5.5oz Cuben tarp with carbon tieouts
April 13, 4:57am

Gnar Hoody
PM Sent on Gnar Hoody

In Gear Swap » Closet Clean-Jackets-Out Priced to Sell
April 11, 3:23am

PM Sent
PM sent on 5e & 5g.

In Gear Swap » Big Closet Cleaning - WM, GG, MH, RR, Patagonia, Rab, Tilley, NeoAir, Camelback
April 08, 10:01am

Petersheadnets.com
I agree with Petersheadnets.com. I love mine and it is nice to know you are getting a quality item as opposed to something mass produced.

In Gear Swap » WTB: UL Mosquito headnet
April 06, 9:00pm

Options
Some other cottage industry companies carry similar items such as MLD, Zimmerbuilt & Zpacks. If price isn't an option, these are proven true or they wouldn't sell them. However, if ...

In GEAR » Shoulder strap pocket?
April 06, 4:21am

Gonna try it
Had $20 in REI credit, so I couldn't pass this up. I too love the Flash 30 and hope the Stoke 29 is as good if not better. The one thing I like on my packs is an external pocket for water ...

In Gear Deals » REI stoke 29 -- $38
April 03, 8:41pm

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