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Joe Federici (need2boat) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale North East
About Me Avid kayaking, and when not in the water enjoys walking the earth. Always looking for a faster, lighter, and better way of doing things plus making my own gear.
CityJersey City
StateNew Jersey
CountryUSA

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Re: Sternum strap
Frank- One thing I've found that really works for smell is a product called sink the stink. It's sold at dive and kayaking shops. Take a look at there website and most places sell it in ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 07, 9:03am

lite fabric
The only place I've really had problems with switching to light weight fabric is side pockets. I did a pack where I used some .08 oz nylon and it didn't end up wearing well. I carried a tar...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 06, 4:09pm

1.1 oz
if your going to make a roll down collar, I think you'll be fine. The last pack I made the is from .08 nylon except for the last 4" where it attaches to the main part of the bag. This way ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 06, 12:21pm

my straps
Eric- Sounds like your heading in the right direction. Anyone who starts a pack and isn't ready to start the next one before he's done isn't doing it right!. This is a picture of ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 05, 8:49pm

construction methods
Another thing to consider with straps is your sewing machine. Once you start working with 3-D mesh, foam, and webbing you need something with a strong feeder like an industrial machine. I currently...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 05, 2:23pm

My straps
I've made mine a few ways and change my templet a bit but for the most part I make mine from 1.9oz silnylon and 3-D mesh. I use 1/8th mini cell foam inside the top 12". I've make then ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shoulder strap construction methods
March 05, 1:19pm

Re: new daypack
Stuff sacks are always a good place to start. Thru hiker has some good directions and kits. You can get a free patern for straps from Gossmer gear, just download the G-4 pattern to use to for make ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 27, 3:27pm

Re: WOW-Great job!
When that picture was taken I was just playing around with placement. I do agree if left like that they may cut into the side but I think it depends on how tight you have them. you could also flip ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 25, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Cold weather experience w/ Fyrestome
Rodger thanks for the advice and tips. I will take it out next week and give it another try. The double valve system even though it's for our safety I found makes flame adjustment harder to...

In Winter Hiking » Cold weather experience w/ a canister stove
February 25, 8:40pm

Re: Cold weather experience w/ Fyrestome
Mark- like I had very much the same problem a few weeks ago with a Coleman Fyrestome ti. I started off with a new smaller canister, jetboil brand. The first time I used it fine. Later that nigh...

In Winter Hiking » Cold weather experience w/ a canister stove
February 25, 9:12am

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