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Thumb piano
Nathan, Any pictures yet?

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 01, 1:04am

Uke pegs
BTW: After getting the geared ukulele pegs, I found them to be pretty light (0.7 oz. each). I think they are worth the extra weight for the convenience of being geared. The total weight of the ins...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 01, 1:01am

My ultralight stick
The parts came and I put it together. It came in at 7.8 ounces, right on target. I put steel strings on it and am playing around with different tunings. I did not care for the originally planned...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
February 28, 6:01pm

More stick comments
-What kind of woods did you use? The first one was red oak and 1/8" microlite ply. Not sure what the ply is but it is light and soft. Something I read said it was poplar, but it doesn'...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
February 26, 4:05pm

Images of my strumsticks
You asked so here they are:

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
February 26, 8:17am

DIY Musical Instruments
I have been tinkering with building and playing stick dulcimers that I may carry on some backpacking trips and bicycle tours. I build a couple pretty normal copies of the DGD Mc Nally Strumstick. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
February 26, 6:49am

Idaho
Thanks for the info. I hope to see a fair amount of back country on this route. There are optional single track sections that are reportedly several days long and fairly remote. I rode through...

In Fishing » Idaho
February 25, 7:49am

Bear Canjo
That made me chuckle. Something might be possible though. I hadn't thought of posting about the sticks in the MYOG forum. Maybe I will write something up.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 24, 1:16pm

More stick comments
I played around with a quickly built canjo over the weekend. Just me, but I found it way less fun than a stick dulcimer I built that is similar to the strumstick. I once broke the 3rd string on m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 24, 7:25am

Android GPS
I have used my android phone (Note 2) on a few trips now and it worked fine. I also use the GPS to track my daily workout of trail running. Since it also acts as a library of guide books, novels,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Smartphone as GPS?
February 24, 3:57am

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm