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About Me Grew up in the PNW loving the Oregon Cascades and High Desert. Too many years in the Army "hiking" mountains in Afghanistan.
Settled down and getting back to my backpacking roots.
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Re-sew the seam?
I'm not sure if you want to do this, but you could rip the seam and re-sew it with more seam allowance.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help on a MYOG Tarp
October 27, 12:28pm

To D ring or Not to D ring
A couple of months ago, I completed my first MYOG tarp. I've spent several weekends in it and have been happy. I do realize that I need to change the tie outs. I initially use some 1.5mm cord s...

In Make Your Own Gear » To D ring or Not to D ring
October 27, 12:18pm

Junipero Serra
It's about an hour drive inland, but a very nice hike to a very nice peak. It is near Ft Hunter-Liggett if I recall correctly.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikes near Monterey, CA?
October 13, 7:25pm

Scratch up stakes?
What do you mean by "scratch up stakes?" They all get unavoidably scratched up, right?

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent Stake Pusher
October 10, 4:51pm

Follow up and use report
My tarp has exceeded my expectations. I've had it out for three trips now. The first two both involved rainy nights after which I woke up dry. Tis past weekend saw 40+ mph winds from midnight ...

In Make Your Own Gear » First Post and First MYOG Project
October 08, 1:41pm

I didn't see any pot or mug to cook in. Did I miss it?

In Gear Lists » Current Three Season List
August 16, 8:15pm

That explains it...
I never considered expensive compasses. Thanks.

In Make Your Own Gear » Improvised compass case
August 13, 3:21pm

I've never put my compass in a case. Am I missing out on something?

In Make Your Own Gear » Improvised compass case
August 13, 2:09pm

I finished up seam sealing the ridge line and tie out points. I also used the scraps for a small stuff sack to hold the tarp, lines, and stakes. All told, 11 ounces once everything is packed...

In Make Your Own Gear » First Post and First MYOG Project
August 13, 12:48pm

Re: Hurrying
I'm well aware of the dangers of rushing headlong into something with an unrealistic timeline. I do my best to avoid it. I never really rushed with this project as I had the option of taking my...

In Make Your Own Gear » First Post and First MYOG Project
August 13, 6:27am

All Reader Reviews by Green Thumb

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MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I really tried to like this filter. It is awesome for the first 10 gallons or so. After a couple months of light use(about one overnighter a month), the original filter element crapped out and the uni...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 17, 3:57pm