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Re: Heat exchanger aluminum pots over fire
I am far from a metallurgist, but just checking off these two I would say its fairly risky. http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/melting-temperature-metals-d_860.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

In GEAR » Heat exchanger aluminum pots over fire
September 05, 7:42am

Re: Wood pellets
Vaseline cotton balls are the best thing I have found. They are great. I use them with my bushbuddy and have no problem getting a fire going with them.

In GEAR » Wood pellets
September 04, 7:57am

Re: Rolled Fly Holder
You can use velcro

In Make Your Own Gear » Rolled Fly Holder
September 02, 4:15pm

Re: same material.
Generally, stuff sack material is less durable than the pack material. Also, if putting the gear inside puts one more layer between your fragile gear and danger.

In GEAR » Lighter pack with hammock/quilts mounted to the side or heavier pack with them inside?
August 30, 3:26pm

Re: Rain Coat Fabric Rating ?? need help
1. http://www.outdoorgear.co.uk/infopoint/definitions/hydrostatic.htm 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterproof_fabric

In GEAR » Rain Coat Fabric Rating ?? need help
August 26, 8:42am

Re: HB cuben strength
Ah I see now! I was comparing, for example, CT9HBK.18 and CT9K.18, but they are different in weight. Same mylar and warp and weft I'd assume, but more dyneema since it has the bias too. I a...

In Make Your Own Gear » High Bias Cuben
August 24, 3:14pm

Re: High bias cuben
I believe that it actually has higher warp strength. At least that is what my info sheet says. I was thinking about using a thicker variety for pack material, but I don't know if it will really...

In Make Your Own Gear » High Bias Cuben
August 24, 2:30pm

High Bias Cuben
Has anyone here used any version of the high bias cuben? I am interested if the biased dyneema adds much benefit.

In Make Your Own Gear » High Bias Cuben
August 24, 1:19pm

Re: Replacing the shoulder straps on a mountainsmith ghost
It seems as though it'd be difficult to replace unless you leave a section of the previous shoulder strap. I imagine there is a sleeve on the inside that would make using a sewing machine impos...

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing the shoulder straps on a mountainsmith ghost
August 24, 11:17am

Connection
Do you have a picture of how they are connected?

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing the shoulder straps on a mountainsmith ghost
August 24, 10:56am

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