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Jama Crawford (Jama) - BPL Guest

My Locale Western Slope
About Me New to light backpacking but not new to making my own sports gear. Having fun and grateful for those who have gone before and help show the way.
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mountain cloth - found?
I think I found what I'm looking for. http://www.owfinc.com/fabrics.html then click on the button that says "Slipnot" ... an abrasion resistant material good for bootie and sl...

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 9:40pm

re: mountain cloth
I saw that description too, plus a zillion links to a merchant called "Delectable Mountain Cloth" ... but that's not what I'm looking for. This fabric had a rough gripping (no ski...

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 8:42pm

Another polar tek hat
Nice fabric, gorgeous wife, and great hat construction. Where did you find your fabric selections? The merino wool is beautiful. I am into making hats this winter too. I hope you will indulge my...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polartec Merino Beanie with PowerDry Liner
January 06, 8:34pm

re: mountain cloth
Thanks for your suggestion. I'll see if it still around or going under some other name.

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 7:19pm

mountain cloth
I logged on today to see if anyone knew a vendor or another name for a fabric a friend told me is known as "mountain cloth." I saw the fabric on the sole of my friend's dog booties...

In Make Your Own Gear » mountain cloth
January 06, 5:52pm

Humble Blue Dye Pie
Thanks Roger and Barry - your words are very kind! I take a lot of short trips - two to four nights - and my calorie needs don't change much. I found this out by packing home half my food a...

In GEAR » MSR HyperFlow filter
May 31, 11:49am

Humble blue dye pie
Okay, I'm an idiot. All things were NOT equal. I am really sorry using your time and launching this discussion (albeit interesting and scientific) when my experiment wasn't run properly. ...

In GEAR » MSR HyperFlow filter
May 29, 10:44pm

McCormick dye update
McCormick referred me to the manufacturer of their food dyes, Sensient. Asked the same question ... what is the molecular size/weight of their blue dye in the packaged form? Waiting to hear back.

In GEAR » MSR HyperFlow filter
May 29, 9:11pm

Okay, I asked McCormick if they can shed any light on the molecular structure of they blue dye solution. I think someone suggested the dye might bind to new material inside the new filter but t...

In GEAR » MSR HyperFlow filter
May 24, 9:42pm

blue dye
Yes, McCormick food coloring from grocery store. This is a 1 oz bottle (rather than the group of 4 mini squeeze bottles). The labelled contents are ... Water, propylene, glycol, FD&C Blue 1...

In GEAR » MSR HyperFlow filter
May 24, 9:20pm

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