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Re: extremtextil.de
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 extremtextil.de supplier in the U.S. :(

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

Source?
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

Permatex
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

Questions
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

re:
"why you are considering the self-inflating foam-core design. Simplicity?" Exactly. Sorry for the confusion. The Kookabay-style pad ("I-beam" construction) would probably tak...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
December 28, 1:56pm

re:
I appreciate the comments and questions :-) I'll try to explain what I'm trying to achieve and the research I've done so far. My body is through with 20" wide sleeping pads. It ...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
December 28, 10:12am

ThermaRest-like Foam ?
Hi, If I wanted to make an insulated inflatable sleeping pad similar to a Therm-a-Rest, which foam product would you recommend? This sleeping pad would be used mainly in winter temperatures a...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
December 27, 7:02am

PrimaLoft ONE Source?
A few questions: 1.) Is Seattle Fabrics the only supplier of PrimaLoft ONE ? 2.) They're saying theirs "has the highest col value per weight of all PrimaLoft insulations at 0.084.&qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » PrimaLoft ONE Source?
December 24, 11:04am

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