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VX07
>>Is it fairly durable or paper thin? Certainly not paper thin. In thickness it feels more like a 200D cordura, but it's stiffer than that. It's kind of hard to describe, but it&...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dimension Polyant Fabrics - Xpac and the like...
January 25, 9:44pm

booties
Jerry I like the simplicity of yours. Probably just as warm and way easier to make. I wonder if a little more insulation underneath (referring to the 5/8" CCF pad) would help. I suppose...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want To Do A MYOG Winter Tent
January 24, 4:41pm

DP and XPac
I ordered some VX07 and VX21 directly from DP about a year ago. I've used it in a 60L load monster backpack as well as a 20L day climbing pack/summit pack, both pretty much copied from Cilogea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dimension Polyant Fabrics - Xpac and the like...
January 24, 12:33pm

head insulation
Sorry I missed your question Newton: >>What do you think of the last option in the above paragraph? Anything you do to warm your head up is good. I think the bomber hat would be more war...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want To Do A MYOG Winter Tent
January 24, 12:14pm

booties and foot pad
Newton, When I asked about under your feet I meant incompressible padding, like a CCF pad or inflatable and insulated pad. As for booties, if you check out this thread I've got a pictur...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want To Do A MYOG Winter Tent
January 24, 11:54am

other solutions
Hey Newton, It seems you've gotten lots of options for solving the "cold feet" problem outside of the original request for tent designs. I'll throw in my 2 cents as someone wh...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want To Do A MYOG Winter Tent
January 24, 10:47am

First ever project
Chris - that looks pretty good. Nice work. Watch out though; as others have noted, MYOG is rather addictive! Re: your request of first time projects, while I'm no "long time pro"...

In Make Your Own Gear » First time or early projects!
January 21, 6:32am

shoulder straps
Jerry, I would say yes, but only for a light duty pack. I made a backpack-style rope bag for my climbing rope using thru hiker 3D mesh in the shoulder straps, stitched right-sides together wit...

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for a scrap of Thru-Hiker's 3D Mesh
January 18, 7:01am

Creative uses for too-small-for-sewing scraps
I hate waste. Hence: 1. I'm saving up all the little stuff that's too small to be sewn into anything to use to stuff a homemade heavy bag (...boxing/training). Seems that fabric stuff...

In Make Your Own Gear » Creative uses for too-small-for-sewing scraps
January 17, 7:31pm

lessons
- Yes, you can make it. Whatever it is, you can make it. It may take you 4 tries and end up costing twice what you could have bought it for (or not, fortunately, sometimes), but you certainly can...

In Make Your Own Gear » Things I've Learned While Making My Own Gear
January 17, 7:03pm

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