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michael trafton (traftonm3203) - BPL Guest

My Locale South East
About Me I have only atarted backpacking again 3 years ago, 2004. most of my hicking is on or near Appalachian Trail.

I have section hiked Ga, and NC Stating TN in spring 2008.
CityConcord
StateNorth Carolina
CountryUSA
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Double duty tent poles.
I’m thinking about tying to make my own tent/shelter. I was wondering if any one knows if there is any reason that the tent pole sections could not be used as the stays in my pack. This way I can...

In Make Your Own Gear » Double duty tent poles.
November 25, 1:18am

Making your own fixed length trekking poles.
I just finished testing my first set of home made trekking poles. They worked great during a series of short day trips of .2 miles to 1.7 miles while driving the Blue Ridge park way. The poles we...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making your own fixed length trekking poles.
November 24, 1:32am

surgical tubing, as tenioner
surgical tubing, would be better then bungee cord. even lighte would be be banding used when they take blood. Most doctors or labs would give you some

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Tarp Guylines
November 23, 4:51pm

Changing to a pncho tarp
My wife made a poncho using Sil-Nylon, 13 oz with tie downs. Its large enough to cover my pack, so I do not carry a pack cover. I also cut the rain fly and vestable of my tent, so the the tarp doub...

In GEAR » Changing to a Poncho Tarp
November 21, 5:07pm

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