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Re: Packing my MLD Newt for a SUL trip
I've done water bottles on my shoulders before. I found that I was comfortable carrying a 20oz bottle of water on each shoulder, but the 1Qt bottles where just a bit too big. I normally use the...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Packing my MLD Newt for a SUL trip
February 07, 12:41pm

Thanks
Thanks for the comments. It was a lot more than I expected going into it. There were a lot more steps than the quilt had. I should hopefully be able to get some more pictures when I make my 40L ver...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack Guide Done
February 07, 7:51am

Re: SUL Pack
Both the Zero and Newt should do the trick nicely. I don't know if making the pack yourself interests you, but you could use the 200D oxford nylon at DIY Gear Supply to make a SUL pack and p...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Sub 10oz/280g backpack recommendations
February 06, 3:44pm

Backpack Guide Done
I've been working on this guide for about 2 weeks now, and I finally finished it. It is really long, but that is mostly because I put pretty big pictures in it to help out. I posted abo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack Guide Done
February 06, 3:03pm

Re: Thanks guys.
Good luck on the MYOG pack. I'm finishing up a guide for the latest one I made today hopefully. I like the MYOG packs so much more than anything I ever bought. As for returning to REI, like ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Atmos 65 Pack. Mods?
February 06, 12:16pm

Re: I made a synthetic quilt (1st sewing project ever)
Congratulations on the quilt. It looks great. I have used my quilt down into the low 30's with a good puffy layer, but everyone sleeps differently for sure. I like the idea of using the vel...

In Make Your Own Gear » I made a synthetic quilt (1st sewing project ever)
February 06, 6:54am

Re: Re: Summer quilt Questions
I took the 5oz Apex (with a Montbell Apline Light jacket) down to about 25. I think that you could probably get by to about 45 with the 2.5oz Apex (maybe with some layering if you sleep cold). ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Apex compressiblility?
February 01, 2:12pm

Re: Apex compressiblility?
I can't say I have ever tried to fully compress this quilt. Normally I just stuff it down into the bottom of my pack. One suggestion I can make though is to not follow his pattern too close...

In Make Your Own Gear » Apex compressiblility?
February 01, 12:36pm

Why Should the NE Be So Special? Southeast/GA Group Trip
I was contacted recently by a fellow BPL member in Georgia who suggested that we try to set up a group trip. It sounded like a great idea to me, so I am here to try to find some others. I know we h...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Why Should the NE Be So Special? Southeast/GA Group Trip
January 31, 5:58pm

Update
Just contacted DP and thought I would pass along the info I was provided. Their minimum order for in stock fabrics will be 50 yards. Fabrics that are not in stock currently will be 1000 yard min...

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for some VX07
January 31, 8:34am

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