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Fabrics I've worked with
There are fabrics lighter than 1-1.5 oz/sq yard if you're looking to go as light as possible. Some that I'm aware of are: - Nobul fabrics from Titanium Goat. These are 7D-10D - Momentum ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 1 - 1.5 oz material for wind anorak
November 19, 11:31am

Re: First Ascent Frontpoint 2.0 jacket
I have one and LOVE it (wore it to work this morning, in fact.) I picked it up with zero expectations off the sale rack at my local EB a few years ago; it was too cheap to pass up and I figured I ...

In GEAR » First Ascent Frontpoint 2.0 jacket
November 06, 10:02am

Re: Re: Minimum dimensions for a cooking/dining tarp?
I'm hoping to not over-think this one too much. :) So, no configurable "systems" or a solution that works for a large range of conditions or people. It just needs to be for two most...

In GEAR » Minimum dimensions for a cooking/dining tarp?
October 30, 5:03pm

Minimum dimensions for a cooking/dining tarp?
I want to make a flat rectangular tarp to use as a cooking/dining tarp and am looking for size recommendations. It would be for two people, sometimes three. I've noted that poncho tarps run a...

In GEAR » Minimum dimensions for a cooking/dining tarp?
October 30, 2:08pm

Re: An even sweeter Merino baselayer deal, STP find
Keep in mind that the label "merino" is a rather broad brush. It's really just a breed of sheep. There are different strains, with some producing much better wool than others. Some...

In Gear Deals » An even sweeter Merino baselayer deal, STP find
October 18, 2:58pm

Re: Re: Re: 2 layer eVent?
Ugh. Brain fart. Sorry!

In Make Your Own Gear » eVent fabric source
October 17, 5:29am

Re: 2 layer eVent?
Noticed some yesterday at DIY Gear Supply: http://www.backwoodsdaydreamer.com/products-page/coated-fabrics/

In Make Your Own Gear » eVent fabric source
October 16, 12:31pm

Re: Portable scale for luggage and food
If you search for "luggage scale" on Amazon, it will turn up a bunch of them. I got mine in 2011 for $20. I don't think they sell it anymore but it looks like this: One suggest...

In GEAR » Portable scale for luggage and food
October 01, 11:53am

Re: Wool sleeping bag for desert use
Sorry, makes no sense to me. Desert is pretty ideal conditions for down since rain and humidity are so rare. I hike in the desert and, frankly, haven't heard of anyone damaging their down bag...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wool sleeping bag for desert use
September 24, 10:55am

Hyvent from Quest
>> Hyvent is 1.8 oz/yd2, membrane has a special print matrix so it doesn't require lining, but I wonder how well that works I made a rain anorak with Hyvent from Quest. 4.3oz for a ge...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 rain jacket
September 01, 7:01am

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