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Marco A. Sánchez (marcoasn) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale The fabulous Pyrenees
About Me Outdoor enthusiast. As Tucas founder.
CitySabiñánigo
StateHuesca
CountrySpain
My Website URLhttp://astucas.com

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All Forum Posts by Marco A. Sánchez

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Re: Relative bond strength
“what we have is a ranking of cuben seaming methods that can inform our design process” Different materials, different solutions. I think we have much to learn about cuben. Perhaps we sho...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
July 20, 6:51am

Wiki
In addition to a full technical article, the results of these tests should be published in the BPL Wiki (as Derek Goffin did). Otherwise, in a few days/weeks they get buried in old threads. Cheers

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
July 16, 1:07am

Re: Fear Not
"It would be wonderful to test some of the double-sided tapes as well, like the 3M9485PC which is widely used in the yachting world." +1 It would be interesting to test some of the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
July 16, 12:41am

Re: Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
Very interesting, but… “I'm not quite ready to disclose which adhesives I'm using…” If you don't tell us what adhesive you used or it isn't available to us (MYOGers), ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Meet My Tensometer!
July 15, 6:44am

"New" vs "Old" Quantum
How windproof and heat retentive is the new Quantum compared to the old one? Being a lighter version it will be less windproof. In addition, I suppose the air escapes more quickly, so you need more...

In Editor's Roundtable » Salomon Minim Down Sweater Review
July 14, 1:58am

Re: Sewing vs. Bonding
"If you fold the top of the stuff sack down (like rolling up your pants), leave a gap and then bond it to create a channel for the cord, then this bond is going to be stressed in peel a little...

In Make Your Own Gear » Width of cuben bonded seams
July 09, 2:08am

Re: Converting sleeping bag to quilt
"I think BPL actually did an article on how to convert a bag to a quilt a while back. Do a search." Transforming a Mummy Sleeping Bag into an Arc Top Bag However, an online subscrip...

In Make Your Own Gear » Converting sleeping bag to quilt
July 08, 2:51am

Re: Width of cuben bonded seams
@Derek: I finally found and read your wiki entry about cuben. Very informative too! I also can't find Hysol here in Spain. For this reason I plan to use the 3M tape.

In Make Your Own Gear » Width of cuben bonded seams
July 08, 2:40am

Re: Cuben how-to
Thank you for the info and the links! As always, lots of good posts are buried in old threads… My initial idea is to use tape because it’s the material that I can find more easily. However, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Width of cuben bonded seams
July 08, 12:36am

Width of cuben bonded seams
I’m thinking about some MYOG projects involving cuben fiber. I like the idea of bonded seams (with 3M 9485 transfer tape). What’s the recommended or needed width of a seam that must support som...

In Make Your Own Gear » Width of cuben bonded seams
July 07, 6:56am

All Reader Reviews by Marco A. Sánchez

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Leki Ultralight Ti
At 213 g / 7,5 oz per pole (measured, without trekking basket), the Leki Ultralite Ti are a reasonably lightweight choice when you need adjustable poles that can handle real abuse in the backcountry. ...

In Trekking Poles
September 16, 9:59am

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe
Let’s face it: for non technical routes a light axe and a trekking pole usually are the best combination. However, aluminum headed axes deform with even light use, so if you expect some REAL use of th...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
September 15, 5:27am