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ThermaRest-like Foam ?
Hi, If I wanted to make an insulated inflatable sleeping pad similar to a Therm-a-Rest, which foam product would you recommend? This sleeping pad would be used mainly in winter temperatures a...

In Make Your Own Gear » ThermaRest-like Foam ?
December 27, 7:02am

PrimaLoft ONE Source?
A few questions: 1.) Is Seattle Fabrics the only supplier of PrimaLoft ONE ? 2.) They're saying theirs "has the highest col value per weight of all PrimaLoft insulations at 0.084.&qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » PrimaLoft ONE Source?
December 24, 11:04am

thanks
Paul and Dale, I really appreciate the advice and information. Thanks for taking the time. Back to the drawing board! Nick Edit: If using Primaloft 1 for this project, is it necessary to q...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric & Insulation for Jacket & Pants ?
December 22, 8:18am

Fabric & Insulation for Jacket & Pants ?
Hi, My next MYOG project will be a synthetic insulated jacket and pants for winter use in temperatures around freezing. I like the Green Pepper Men's Fairbanks Pullover pattern (PDF file). I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric & Insulation for Jacket & Pants ?
December 19, 11:33am

Local Library or WorldCat.org ?
The Ray-way Tarp Book describes how to make the tarp and net-tent. If your local library doesn't have a copy of it, check WorldCat.org. Doing a search for "ray jardine" on WorldCat...

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Ray Way Tarp Sewing Instructions
November 12, 7:48pm

re: accordion-like CCF
"I do something similar to that with my CCF pads (they're cheap enough to do one custom for each pack I have) but rather than sewing a pocketed sheet for them, a bit of duct tape applied s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foam Pad Mods
November 06, 3:58pm

BUMP !
BUMP !

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
September 28, 7:29pm

Synthetic Sleeping Pad Questions
I would like to make an insulated sleeping pad using synthetic insulation (XP or combat). How do you recommend constructing the sleeping pad? One idea is to sandwich the synthetic insulation bet...

In Make Your Own Gear » 11.4 oz 78x20x2.5" Sleeping pad :)
September 22, 11:57am

Quilt Construction Method ?
Thanks a lot for all the advice! One more question: I've been using a Walking Foot (explanation, picture) up to this point. Do you recommend using the Walking Foot when sewing on the insulat...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt Construction Method ?
September 08, 10:01am

Quilt Construction Method ?
I'm in the process of sewing a quilt using these materials: Shell: Thru-hiker.com 1.1 oz/sq yd Nylon Ripstop 1st Quality Insulation: 2 layers of Thru-hiker.com Climashield Combat 3.7 oz/sq ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt Construction Method ?
September 07, 8:07am

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