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MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
I put these together with some golf shafts I found on ebay, tips from EMS and grips from a local tackle shop. They came in at 42 inches and 3.7 ounces. Cost with shipping, $45.00 Id like to try ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.7 oz Fixed Length Trekking Poles
March 11, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Quart-sized Ziplock container with screw top lid
My entire Heiny pot set up fits in a quart size zip lock container. I wrapped it with two layers of 1/8 inch volara foam and use it to rehydrate meals. Also great for washing dishes, bathing.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
March 08, 6:57pm

Re: Sure, hit me.
48 litres seems like a lot of pack for a 3 day trip. If you find that you have lots of space left after packing all your gear you might consider downsizing. The six moon designs Feather is 40 litre...

In Gear Lists » How's this compare to most guys/gals?
March 05, 6:46am

Re: How many changes of clothes do you bring?
Warm weather... for sleeping or while clothes dry... terramar silk base layer, Nordic Track boxer brief (Sears), SS Techwick tee (EMS), saloman coolmax ankle socks.

In GEAR » How many changes of clothes do you bring?
February 28, 1:48pm

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

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