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Re: RE: Dog Jacket
I believe I have a pattern made up now. The design is inspired by my current dog jacket, the jacket Doug posted pictures of, and some pictures of a dog jacket that And E made that he sent me. It si...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
October 29, 7:35pm

Re: Inertia O Zone sleeping pad
Has any one else used one of these? How does it do on warmth? Klymit advertises it working down to 10F, which seems optimistic. When used with a sleeping bag, I am not sure if the "loft po...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Inertia O Zone sleeping pad
October 29, 8:34am

Re: Re: Re: Ray Way Argon Tarp and Net Tent
Nice work, looks like it pitches really well. I have had my Argon sil pyramid tarp out in some very heavy winds and the material is doing fine. I made a food bag out of Argon sil last week, however...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ray Way Argon Tarp and Net Tent
October 28, 9:55am

Re: Re: Dog Jacket
If I used silnylon for both the inner and outer shells, then I don't think the jacket would loft or compress very well (the only place for air to escape would be the seams). I would have to sew...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dog Jacket
October 27, 7:58am

Re: expensive
I believe Big Sky makes some free-standing cuben tents.

In GEAR » Cuben free standing tent
October 26, 6:37pm

Re: Re: Cuben Shangri-La 3?
I forgot - Locus Gear makes the Apollo, an 8-sided pyramid tarp. Their website only lists it in tyvek, but maybe they could make it in cuben or sil

In GEAR » Cuben Shangri-La 3?
October 23, 10:37pm

Re: Re: weight differences between sizes.
From the pictures on the MLD DuoMid XL page, it looks like that tarp's corresponding inner net comes with an inverted T-zip

In GEAR » Mids: Supermid vs. Khafra vs. Oware
October 23, 6:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Recommended tarp floor material for snow
What about a tent footprint? A Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 footprint is listed at 5 oz (per REI). The material is PU-coated, so it should be waterproof and not that slippery. I've never used a P...

In GEAR » Recommended tarp floor material for snow
October 23, 10:09am

Re: Re: ZPack Arc Blast questions
Here is a post AT hike review: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5VRXOxs9a5Y

In GEAR » ZPack Arc Blast questions
October 22, 10:22pm

Re: Cuben Shangri-La 3?
Ryan Smith made a cuben hex pyramid tarp for someone here (you could see if he'd make you one - I don't know how he works): http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forum...

In GEAR » Cuben Shangri-La 3?
October 22, 8:48pm

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