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10.8 oz quilt
Awesome work, Jamie: I bet you could fit your entire shelter and sleep system (minus CCF, perhaps) in your pants pockets at this point. Keep it up. Matt

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 16, 5:09pm

responded to PMs
All PM's replied to, thanks for the interest! Matt

In Gear Swap » Golite SL3 w/UL floor, beaked tarp, 900 fp down and nanoseeum, montbel pad, merino 1 shirt
January 16, 4:53pm

Golite SL3 w/UL floor, beaked tarp, 900 fp down and nanoseeum, montbel pad, merino 1 shirt
My gear trim down/dial-in process prior to starting residency continues: All prices include shipping in the continental US, and assume PayPal Personal Option. If you’d like to use a different Pa...

In Gear Swap » Golite SL3 w/UL floor, beaked tarp, 900 fp down and nanoseeum, montbel pad, merino 1 shirt
January 16, 11:15am

WTB Black Diamond Hilight 2
I'm looking for a black diamond Hilight 2 tent for solo winter use. I'm most interested in versions with the new 'Nano' fabric but might be interested in Epic versions as well. ...

In Gear Swap » WTB Black Diamond Hilight 2
January 15, 8:54pm

design approach
Todd - The thru-hiker kit doesn't really come with its own pattern, but is geared toward a set of instructions posted on the thru-hiker website for everyone to see. Basically, these were s...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 15, 11:41am

footbox materials
Here is the best photo I have of the footbox: its not perfect, but I think it'll give you the idea. Ron - I agree regarding using high quality materials: after so much time and energy is pla...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 15, 10:05am

thanks guys
Javan - I hear you about the zipper, but it if winds up being a problem in practice I'll likely sew in some zipper backing I have on hand from thru-hiker. I thought about omnitape, but went wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 15, 8:10am

2010 favs
My list: 1) MYOG 22 oz momentum 90 topbag with 12 oz of down....love it. 2) ULA CDT: light, functional, affordable and produced by a great company. 3) MYOG solo cuben beaked tarp and sil/mome...

In GEAR » Your Best Gear of 2010
January 14, 9:37pm

answers
Thanks for the comments, guys. Willy - I haven't noticed the zipper underneath me at all: #3 zippers are really quite thin, and from previous experience avoiding it isn't a problem. Z...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 14, 9:03pm

zip
Willy - The zip is for versatility temperature-wise and getting in and out of the bag easier. I think it added something like just over a quarter of an ounce. Totally worth it for me. Matt

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 14, 8:17pm

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