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Joe Federici (need2boat) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale North East
About Me Avid kayaking, and when not in the water enjoys walking the earth. Always looking for a faster, lighter, and better way of doing things plus making my own gear.
CityJersey City
StateNew Jersey
CountryUSA

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packs for resale
Thanks both for the kind words and truth be told I enjoy sewing often more then my day job but don't have plans to make them for sale at this point. When you stop and figure out time and fa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 24, 8:38pm

Re: supplies
It's around the last chapter in Rays book so you can just flip to the end. The last few chapters are filler anway. :-) If you download The Gossmer gear directions he gives you a detailed lis...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 23, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Winter pack
Joe- Which of the two packs are you asking about. The Gray pack which this thred was started for does have lashing straps on the side although I carry my snow shoes on the front most of the time...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 23, 8:57am

Re: Hip belt foam
Dave at oware sells 1/8 mini cell foam that he got as a close out. The price is cheap for close cell foam. However just about any old sleep pad foam will work provided you can get it the thickness ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hip belt foam
February 22, 5:51pm

Re: Drain Holes
I have not found that to be the case in the winter. I find with mesh pockets when you brush up on trees and sit the pack down the fabric clings more to the snow. The same is true of falling snow. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 09, 4:13pm

Re: Lighter than my G4/snow shoes
Yes they are the MSR and I agree they are great. I've tried attaching them a few way. In the picture they are on the side but often I've been attaching them to the front because I don&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 09, 1:38pm

Re: Re: Lighter than my G4
I'm heading out tonight for 2 nights in the catskills NY. The temps are looking good at around 30 in the day time. JFF

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 09, 12:04pm

Re: Nice Work Joe
OK Weighted it when I got home tonight. It's 13.8oz. I thnk consider the the fabric and size seems OK. I could have used lighter weight stuff but I was worried my ice axe and snow shoes wou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 08, 8:52pm

Re: Great job, Joe!
Thanks for the kind words and posting. I will need to weigh it tonight after the seam seal dries. I just happen to start on it this AM. The volume I'm getting using an on-line calculator i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 08, 6:43am

Winter pack
This pack is basically the full size G-4 without the wings at the bottom and pockets lowered. I needed something for the winter that would allow for extra gear including snow shoes. The snow shoes...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter pack
February 05, 3:00pm

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