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Thickness
dk, it's easy to get confused. I can't keep them straight most of the time. By my calculation, a one square foot piece of 30 gauge PVC film should weigh about 3.25oz. A piece of the sam...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 3:07pm

PVC thickness
dk said: "The boat supply company I found on Google carried 20 and 30 gauge vinyls, so I assume both are pretty heavy duty. 30 would be the lighter of the two, so I might go for that." ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material to make a tent window -- Help, please!
October 01, 2:31pm

Layers
That makes sense. The shirt seems like a good find. Keep us updated about your experience. If it holds up alright I'm inclined to order one.

In GEAR » Outer Bounds Polypro fleeces.
October 01, 2:05pm

Polypro
I'm looking forward to hearing more about this shirt. It is probably faster drying than any other shirt of similar design, and the weight sounds great, but I wonder about durability and stinkin...

In GEAR » Outer Bounds Polypro fleeces.
October 01, 11:07am

Excellent
Marc, as others have said, your designs and fabrication are beautiful. Nice work.

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
September 28, 4:07pm

Giardia
Dweller, that information you got about Giardia is absolutely false. If you remember who told you, you could do them a favor (maybe save them from a bout of Giardia) by letting them know that the i...

In GEAR » Squeeze Filter and Tannins
September 28, 3:56pm

Carbon filtration and backflushing
What color is the microbial film that you see on the media when you're filtering water contaminated with gasoline or diesel? Greenish? I wonder if Pseudomonas is dominant in those mats. It'...

In GEAR » Squeeze Filter and Tannins
September 28, 11:29am

Tannins
Daryl, I've spent some time trying to work out the tannin problem after trips around Ozette, too. I've used that stream south of Sand Point and several others in that area and after filtrat...

In GEAR » Squeeze Filter and Tannins
September 27, 1:10pm

JB Weld
JB Weld has worked well for me, too. Epoxies (like JB Weld) usually don't tolerate very high temperatures. They tend to soften above 400F. But filling them with metal or ceramic powder (like...

In Make Your Own Gear » JB Weld for alcohol stove?
September 24, 10:22pm

Raft
An-D, thanks for the tip. I'll check out the Ruta Locura version.

In GEAR » Klymit 35oz Packraft
September 24, 3:17pm

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