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Chris Lucas (ChemE) - BPL Forum Member

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Link to my 1.3 oz Odor-Proof Bear Bag Kit Posted in the MYOG forum where it was largely unnoticed. I'll be curious to see wha...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Bear Bagging and SUL
July 20, 7:59pm

Just noticed this forum tonight for the first time! I'll be posting all my crazy hacks here in hopes of someone actually appreciating them. I was proud to see my trick of Dremelling the flang...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 20, 7:55pm

The nacrabiner was a great recommendation. I've actually switched my cord to Joe's new 1.4 mm Z-Line Slick which saved me 6.0 grams over the 1.5 mm Z-Line that I was previously using. I t...

In Make Your Own Gear » 1.5 Ounce Odor Proof Bear Bag Kit
July 20, 2:02am

Soft Shackle from AirCore1
Has anyone successfully made a soft shackle from this thin rope? I want to make one to replace the mini biner in my bear bag kit but no matter what I do I can not figure out a way to coax the bury...

In Make Your Own Gear » Soft Shackle from AirCore1
July 19, 7:25pm

Tip #125 Save Even More Weight
All my mini bics get the extreme version of Mike's tip which I posted here:

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
July 19, 4:47pm

Mitten Hooks
The Haven net tent clips off to the underside of the tarp via 10 mitten hooks. In fooling around with both in my backyard yesterday it seems that only two stakes really take much of a load. I'...

In GEAR » stakes needed for Haven Tarp/Net Inner Tent?
July 17, 7:08am

Joe is the Man!
I love finding reasons to give him my money.

In GEAR » My newest fun project - a new cuben (hammock) tarp!
July 13, 8:28pm

Wow, totally missed that
I check your site weekly for updates and somehow managed to miss the fact that you are offering a product using the fabric! I feel foolish for having overlooked that. Are you willing/able to offe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Waterproof/Breathable Cuben Fiber Jacket
July 13, 7:56pm

Coming Anytime Soon
Does anyone know the status of this material? I got the impression last year that gear would be upon us soon and testing of it seems to warrant that. Is Cubic Tech having troubles with production...

In Make Your Own Gear » Waterproof/Breathable Cuben Fiber Jacket
July 13, 4:26pm

They Ain't 0.9
But Intrepid (from Ti Goat)and M90 (from Thru-Hiker) have unfinished weights of 0.9 oz/yd² but after the DWR finish is applied the fabric weights rise to 1.05 oz/yd².

In Make Your Own Gear » What is pertex quantum?
July 12, 9:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am