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Ounces of Down Needed?
Hi Colin, I am preparing to order the down for my pad and wanted to run some numbers by you before I order. Specifically, I am trying to determine the number of ounces of down needed. 0-32*...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
January 17, 3:00pm

My thoughts
Kendall, Sometimes it seems like animals have more common sense then most people these days and they give love without ever expecting any in return. I know I'll probably feel heart-broken wh...

In Chaff » Tough Time With Loss of a Family Member
January 15, 3:19pm

re: Kookabay synthetic pad
Robert, Which synthetic is your pad being filled with (PrimaLoft, ClimaShield, etc)? Also, do you know if baffles are being used in your pad? Thanks! Nick

In GEAR » Kookabay pads! Let's see them.
January 15, 9:32am

Thank you for sharing your tent design with us, Jerry. Eventually I would like to make a pyramid shelter, so your article is a good starting point for me. While I was reading through the fabric ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Silnylon Floorless 2-Person Tent
January 14, 7:27pm

Thank you for the link, Timo. I should have mentioned that I am searching for a U.S. supplier so that I can avoid international shipping costs. I wish we had an supplier in the U.S. :(

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for Primaloft One?
January 13, 12:32pm

Unfortunately, Seattle Fabrics has PrimaLoft One on back-order for another 3-4 weeks from today - that puts three of my MYOG projects on hold. Why is it so difficult to find more then one suppli...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for Primaloft One?
January 13, 12:02pm

Down accumulation
Colin, I really appreciate you taking the time to address my laundry-list of questions. Thanks so much! How did you prevent the down from eventually accumulating into one or two baffles? F...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
January 12, 7:37pm

re: wilderness music
I, too, prefer to listen to the sounds of nature while in the woods. But while back in "civilization" several songs remind me of being in the woods: Ted Nugent: Fred Bear Les Stroud: ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Favorite Camping Music?
January 11, 12:37pm

I have used Permatex Flowable Silicone Windshield and Glass Sealer to seal the seams on a Ray-way-stype sil-nylon tarp. I found the product easy to work with and have not had a seam leak yet. Ot...

In GEAR » Sealing seams: GE silicone II or Permatex or Silnet?
January 05, 11:43am

Colin, Thank you for sharing your experience building a Kookabay-style pad. I have decided to pursue the project but I have a few questions before I begin. I might need some "hand holding&q...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
December 30, 3:29pm

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