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My Locale Eugene Hollingsworth hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me 51 year old, new to backpacking, with a pair of 18 year old boys to set the pace. Ugh.
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PM on the ExOfficio Men's Air Strip Lite Long-Sleeve Shirt.
Sending PM on the shirt if it is still available.

In Gear Swap » Clothing EVAC - Code RED
February 18, 7:27pm

Risk, Heat-Treat & Glue
I'm thinking after watching the excellent video, trying to hit the tarp with my heat gun and using the 3M spray glue. Hopefully the glue isn't rigid in small quantities, works into the weav...

In Make Your Own Gear » blue tarps
February 12, 1:14pm

3M Glue
Great idea. I didn't know it would stick to that kind of plastic. I think that's what I'll do.

In Make Your Own Gear » blue tarps
February 11, 11:44pm

$20 Down Jacket & Superlight 750 is $60-$65
Pretty good deals!

In Gear Deals » $25 Down Jacket
February 11, 9:50pm

I've Been Pegged
Side note: Doug I feel like I've been pegged. Go bowling with my twin 19 year olds tomorrow night and suck it up when I feel inflicted upon in the forums. LOL

In Gear Swap » PIS: PIF modified
February 11, 7:30pm

Re: Lighter replacement for paracord for emergency use and/or bear bag hang cord
The Handy Hundred sounds a lot like the micro rope from Attwood Rope Co. that we use, except rated a little higher. The micro is 1/16 in, 85 lb (8.5work but I don't understand what the means in...

In GEAR » Lighter replacement for paracord for emergency use and/or bear bag hang cord
February 10, 1:00am

Add'l question finishing edges
I have been considering mod'ing my blue and cammo plastic weaved tarps also with catenary curves so they tieout better. Can I run them through the sewing machine with a loose stitch? And be...

In Make Your Own Gear » blue tarps
February 09, 5:11pm

RE: Trail Trash
I just lost a few brain cells on that one.... ugh. LOL.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: 3mm Plastic Tarps
February 08, 6:51pm

Poly vs Tyvek for this application?
Just knowing someone would actually use poly for a tarp adds credibility to the idea. Nice! A quick question: how, in your opinion, is using poly different than Tyvek? Both are light, and cheap.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: 3mm Plastic Tarps
February 08, 5:41pm

Ziff - Affirmative on the D2 and Lansky
I've no experience with D2, my boys have Becker with what Becker calls "CroVan" which looked to be very similar to D2. Never heard anything actually bad about it, except hard and har...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a knife
February 04, 5:54pm

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