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Re: Re: MYOG Trekking Poles
Great tip Ken, thanks. I'll keep that in mind when I make my next set. Being able to replace the tips would be a great improvement.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 12, 6:52am

Re: flex?
I dont have a good answer for that one Matthew. Im not familiar enough with golf shafts to understand how stiffness is rated. I found the shafts cheap enough that I was willing to take a chance tha...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 12, 6:44am

Adjustable Poles
I will keep everyone posted on the adjustable poles. I'll probably do something similar to the GG LT4 or the Adjustable Ti-Goat poles. I did the fixed height poles in this thread more to get a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 12, 6:37am

Re: awesome
I got my shafts from this seller http://www.ebay.com/itm/130662386820?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649 he shipped them very quickly to.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 12, 6:18am

No trimming necessary
Matthew, no trimming was necessary. The tip diameter of the shafts is .370 and I used leki flex tips purchased at EMS. I coated the end of the shaft with epoxy and then used a 4 foot bar clamp to p...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 12, 5:08am

Re: Nice
Thanks Jeremy, my old poles weighed 12 oz, so for an hours work and $45 I got an easy 8 oz reduction.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 11, 7:25pm

MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
I put these together with some golf shafts I found on ebay, tips from EMS and grips from a local tackle shop. They came in at 42 inches and 3.7 ounces. Cost with shipping, $45.00 Id like to try ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 11, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Quart-sized Ziplock container with screw top lid
My entire Heiny pot set up fits in a quart size zip lock container. I wrapped it with two layers of 1/8 inch volara foam and use it to rehydrate meals. Also great for washing dishes, bathing.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
March 08, 6:57pm

Re: Sure, hit me.
48 litres seems like a lot of pack for a 3 day trip. If you find that you have lots of space left after packing all your gear you might consider downsizing. The six moon designs Feather is 40 litre...

In Gear Lists » How's this compare to most guys/gals?
March 05, 6:46am

Re: How many changes of clothes do you bring?
Warm weather... for sleeping or while clothes dry... terramar silk base layer, Nordic Track boxer brief (Sears), SS Techwick tee (EMS), saloman coolmax ankle socks.

In GEAR » How many changes of clothes do you bring?
February 28, 1:48pm

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