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Summer AT Thru Hike
Looking for some feedback on my gear list for my hike starting next month. I'm especially curious to hear from people who live farther up the Atlantic from me (NC/GA) and other thru hikers. ...

In Gear Lists » Summer AT Thru Hike
March 15, 1:11pm

The top is just a simple roll top closure with velcro. I roll them down a couple of folds then pull the closed folds down, where they connect at the bottom with velcro. Waterproof wasn't th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hipbelt Camera Case
March 15, 6:54am

Hipbelt Camera Case
Thought I would share my newest project, a camera case for my new Lumix GF2. I haven't finished the raw edges yet, simply becaus...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hipbelt Camera Case
March 14, 4:07pm

Amount of Apex
I'm now working on my fourth quilt like the one in my guide, and in my experience, 2 yards is as little apex as I could order and still finish the quilt. I actually do use some of the leftover ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG quilt questions
March 07, 7:54am

Re: Warmth problems!
Just a quick search over at got me this link: Turns out the KAQs were designed to fit the Hennessey Hammocks. If you have the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Warmth problems!
February 27, 9:05am

I sleep on my side and have to turn pretty constantly or I will be stiff and sore in the morning, even on a comfy bed. I think quilts can work for this type of sleeper plenty well. I make my qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Quilt... maybe
February 26, 5:25pm

Hand sewing
Also, do you have access to a sewing machine? Is that why you plan to hand sew it? If you have access to a sewing machine, I don't see why you can't just sew the insulation to one of th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
February 26, 4:58am

Re: Re: Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
+1 on if it is just a bit big. If you are really pushing out against the fabric of the large when you wear it normally, then you will compress the insulation. But if it is even just a little baggy ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
February 26, 4:54am

Re: how to sew this
I'm not pro, but when I sew to mesh, I treat it like any other fabric. So for the top drawcord, I would use a 2" wide strip of fabric and fold it lengthwise 1/2" on each side (giving ...

In Make Your Own Gear » how to sew this
February 25, 7:13pm

I'll hopefully be able to do the last weekend of March. I am hoping to hear from a new job opportunity in the next two weeks, so I may end up being busy. Also, the Facebook group mentioned ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Why Should the NE Be So Special? Southeast/GA Group Trip
February 25, 7:05pm

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