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Re: Trekking Poles Will Be Short
Nicholas, its true these shafts will make short poles but Im short so they work for me. Theyre also inexpensive enough that Im going to experiment with making adjustable poles as well.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Trekking Poles Graphite shafts on Ebay $8.67 each
February 28, 8:02am

MYOG Trekking Poles Graphite shafts on Ebay $8.67 each
I saw these on Ebay (Im in no way affiliated with the seller) I noticed they have a .370 tip diameter. Leki flex tips should fit these shafts nicely and weight is listed as 79 grams. With shipping ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Trekking Poles Graphite shafts on Ebay $8.67 each
February 27, 11:10am

Thanks for the link Adie
Thanks Adie, that was a great article, packed with information. I certainly feel more confident that a quilt will work for me. I guess the next step is choosing a pattern and materials.

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Quilt... maybe
February 26, 7:45pm

First MYOG Quilt... maybe
Chris, Ive linked to your site from several threads here on the BPL forums, great info and instructions. Glad to hear of others having success with quilts. I think it will be a better option for me...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Quilt... maybe
February 26, 7:25pm

RE: REI Flash 65/50/30 outlet sale
The Flash 30 was my first "lightweight" pack. Its a tank compared to my Murmur but its very versatile. With my sleeping pad strapped to the top I could easily do overnight and weekend hik...

In Gear Deals » REI Flash 65/50/30 outlet sale
February 26, 5:29pm

First MYOG Quilt... maybe
After 3 seasons of near sleepless nights in my Mountain Hardwear Lamina 45 I need try something different. Im a restless/side sleeper and a mummy bag just doesnt give me the room I need to move aro...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Quilt... maybe
February 26, 5:12pm

Re: disposable ultralight water bladder
Would a small oven roasting bag be more durable? If so you could buy the larger ones and cut them down to whatever size you like.

In Make Your Own Gear » disposable ultralight water bladder
February 26, 3:42am

Re: Mesh Window
Do you worry that the velcro being inside the mesh window opening may catch clothing when the mesh window isnt being used?

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Bivy...
February 20, 10:24am

Re: Re: Aqua Mira
I use the tabs. They do leave an aftertaste but its no worse than the municipal water in my home. So its not great tasting water but its tolerable.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Exploded
February 18, 5:22pm

FS Gossamer Gear Murmur Pack
Payment sent, thanks Jim.

In Gear Swap » FS Gossamer Gear Murmur Pack
February 14, 5:22am

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