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Re: Re: Re: Materials List
This pack was given to a family member who uses it several times a week for short hikes and trips around town. He doesn't seem to notice anything odd with the carry so far. I was able to take i...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Daypack - Looking for advice
July 27, 9:25pm

Re: Materials List
I made a pack a bit like what you are trying to do last year, and put a post of it on my blog here. There is a PDF at the start of the post that goes over the materials that I used. I added designs...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Daypack - Looking for advice
July 27, 6:40am

Re: Henley pack
Glad to hear you are getting back on the trail. I haven't been frequenting the forums, so sorry this is a bit late. Your pack was the first piece of gear that I ever made, and really was a f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Henley pack
June 22, 3:38am

Re: Waterproofing hat
Hey David, I saw your post on the blog first, so answered there. My email notifications are set up on those comments, so I generally notice those first. Short answer is: you can definitely make...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Chinese style conical hat
June 22, 3:23am

Re: MYOG Chinese style conical hat
I love my hat. Over the last several trips it has become my single favorite piece. Keeps me shaded in hot Georgia sun, and keeps me dry without the need of a hood when it starts to pour. I&...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Chinese style conical hat
June 17, 6:48pm

Re: Making a vest
You and I happen to be in a very similar position. I live in Georgia and do most all of my trips in NE Georgia and W North Carolina, where you will start you AT adventure. This winter I started ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice for making my own down jacket
May 19, 6:31pm

Re: Tarp
Thanks for the response. I have been sick this week, and I have noticed that I don't make as much sense as I would like. The excess I am talking about is the sides without any reinforcement,...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Tarp Questions
April 26, 2:47pm

Cuben Tarp Questions
I am about ready to pull the trigger on a cuben flat tarp using the .75oz cuben. I have a few design thoughts I am working out though. I am currently planning an 8.5'x8.5' tarp. This ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Tarp Questions
April 24, 4:30pm

Re: C clips/clamps
I've used clothes pins for some projects, especially ones that involve things like foam, and I was happy with it. The only possible downside to the C clamps is that they weigh more, so when you...

In Make Your Own Gear » Question about MYOG synthetic quilt construction
March 08, 6:01am

Re: MYOG Trailstar-ish shelter
That looks like a well made tarp. Do you know how much linear fabric it too to make it? It looks like it from the pictures, but did you make all the panels small enough to be cut from a single piec...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Trailstar-ish shelter
September 07, 7:23am

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