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Steven Evans (Steve_Evans) - BPL Lifetime Member

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CityToronto
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My Website URLhttp://www.suluk46.com
My PDF Gear ListZion National Park - Mid May

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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Seams
hahaha... OK, to be more specific, I have lots of experience with cuben fiber, but sewing is not my strong point. :) There is a reason why I don't post close up pictures of my seams! All my pro...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing cuben
September 13, 5:52pm

Re: Powermax Fuel Is Definitely Dead :(
Jim, Thanks for letting us know, I know I am disappointed about this news. Luckily my local store has quite a few sitting in a box on the floor. I'll probably go pick up a bunch for this winte...

In GEAR » Powermax Fuel Is Definitely Dead :(
September 13, 5:36pm

Re: Re: Seams
I agree 100% with Javan on this. Cuben fiber is much easier to work with than any of the other materials I have sewn. Keep in mind that Javan has oodles of experience more than me and his stuff is ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing cuben
September 12, 4:06pm

Re: UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
Glad you guys like it. I was playing around with it for a while yesterday and cut up a bunch of wood. At one point, I bottomed out the tension block against the back of the nylon fitting, so I cut ...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
September 11, 11:23pm

Re: UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
I've only cut a 2X4 into a few pieces in my garage but it seems to cut just like a bucksaw :). The diameter of the handle is a bit small to hold but you can place your thumb on the back of the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
September 10, 6:18pm

UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
I haven't been posting my projects on here lately, just on my website, but I thought you guys might get a kick out of this one just because it ended up being so much lighter than I thought it w...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Carbon Fiber Buck Saw
September 09, 6:31pm

Re: Over Specified Weight Gear - What to do?
I would contact the manufacturer and open up a discussion on why it is overweight. If they knew the weight because they had made one like it before than there would be a reason for the additional w...

In GEAR » Over Specified Weight Gear - What to do?
September 09, 6:22pm

Re: Heavy weight cuben fiber
Chris, I used the high bias 4oz/yd cuben fiber for my snowshoe decking. It is really thick stuff. Went through 2 pairs of scissors cutting it out. Cubic tech will send you (or they used to) a sampl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heavier weight cuben fiber ?
August 29, 10:29am

Re: Has Powermax Fuel Finally Bit the Dust?
My local place has them too. But only the big canisters, which is fine for me. I never asked if it was old stock or not though.

In GEAR » Has Powermax Fuel Finally Bit the Dust?
August 24, 10:13am

Re: SUL TARP
Jim, Nice to hear. I still use my regularly in the summer. It's obvoiusly on the more fragile side than other pieces of gear out there, but it's tougher than you think. Take care of it and...

In GEAR » SUL TARP
August 23, 10:40am

All Reader Reviews by Steven Evans

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Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
First off, here is the system I currently use: 1st: Thin liner sock, 2nd: Vapour Barrier Liner, 3rd: Montrail Hardrocks, 4th: 40 Below TR Overboot Why did I purchase the 40 Below Overboot?...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 14, 8:29am

Nunatak Arc AT
If you are thinking about this quilt, go for it. This system is the best I have used...just make sure you are ready for it. Paired with my Nunatak Skaha Plus, this is my 3 season sleep setup. I hav...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 19, 12:03pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
With only one review for the rainbow, I had to put my 2 cents in here. Adding on the above post. Straight out of the box (tent, stuff sack, stakes etc.) and thrown on a scale, mine comes in at 4...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 7:02am

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Jacket
I bought this on a whim just over a year ago after reading some reviews on it. This has turned out to be my go-to jacket for all my winter activities. From snowboarding to snowshoeing, there is no rea...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 20, 6:39am

Feathered Friends Customer Service
While the products are great, I purchased a 2 sets of Down Booties (which were in stock) on Jan-15th. Credit Card was charged same day and product was to be shipped next day. 3 weeks later I started t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 10:35pm

Six Moon Designs Essence '07
Simply put, this pack had everything I was looking for - in order of importance: 1)Panel Loading for easy organization 2)Hip belt pockets for regularly accessed items 3)Mesh side pockets for dryi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 19, 10:25pm