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Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Blue Cuben Fiber Drybags. on 12/03/2010 11:39:26 MST Print View

Hey Everyone,

My cuben drybags are out of stock for a while since I am out of material. Cuben Techs current lead time is 4-6 weeks so rather then wait that long I was thinking of going with a colored material. They have a really nice blue that I was thinking of using. I am pretty sure its the same color that Granite Gear is using with their Uberlight drysacks. The color will be a little more pronounced due to the thicker material I use. Before I pull the trigger I want to know if anyone is interested in this color?

Additionally I have sold quite a bit of drybags over the past six months. I want to know if everyone that has purchased one of my bags has been happy with the quality of workmanship along with the bags size and weight?

Thanks for all the feedback,

Stephan Doyle
Yes on 12/03/2010 11:55:37 MST Print View

I like blue. I'd buy at least one.

I try to have all different colors in my pack so it's easier to spot things, so the more colors of cuben the better.

Christopher Kayler
(ChrisKayler) - F

Locale: Outside
Re: Blue Cuben Fiber Drybags. on 12/03/2010 12:54:51 MST Print View

Hi Lawson,

It's Chris again. As you may know, I'm interested in the 2 smallest sizes, 6x9 / 10x15. Just lemme know when I can make the purchase!

Daniel Osella
(Sasquatch420) - MLife
Blue is good on 12/04/2010 16:37:34 MST Print View

I'm definately interested, what are the prices? Because they are sold out I can't see the info.

Mark Hudson
(vesteroid) - MLife

Locale: Eastern Sierras
I need quite a few actually on 12/04/2010 18:08:44 MST Print View

I would be willing to take blue. I have to set up the family with dry bags and have been putting it off.

/A .
(biointegra) - MLife

Locale: Puget Sound
Re: Blue Cuben Fiber Drybags. on 12/04/2010 18:13:22 MST Print View

Blue Cuben is spiffy:

cuben mitts 3

Edited by biointegra on 12/04/2010 18:14:29 MST.

Steve Cain
(hoosierdaddy) - F

Locale: Western Washington
Excellent stuff!! on 12/04/2010 18:14:09 MST Print View

I just received my "Ditty Kit" set of four bags in the mail today. (Insured, too!)

They are beautiful! Obviously well crafted with perfect edges and corners. All bonded stitching or seam tape to leak. Buckles securely fasten. Haven't tried a water test, but they hold air after rolling the tops.

Here are the weights that my little scale came up with:
6X9 = .50 oz.
8X12 = .60 oz.
10X15 = .80 oz.
12X20 = 1.02 oz.

The various sizes are JUST what I needed!
Thanks Lawson!

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Prices on 12/05/2010 15:26:30 MST Print View

The prices are:

6x9 $12.95
8x12 $15.95
10x15 $17.95
12x20 $19.95
Ditty Kit which is all of them for $54.95

I now have free shipping on all orders.

I think I am going to go with the blue cuben until more standard gray comes in stock so I should have bags available by the end of this coming week.


Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

gloves on 12/05/2010 15:53:16 MST Print View

Who built those cuben gloves?

Eugene Smith
(Eugeneius) - MLife

Locale: Nuevo Mexico
"Blue Cuben Fiber Drybags." on 12/05/2010 18:28:21 MST Print View


I purchased your 16.5x16" Pack liner when it was on sale last week and I was blow away by the quality when it arrived yesterday. It was exactly the size I was looking for to slip inside my MLD Burn pack. This is the only item of cuben that I own, however I immediately took note of the quality taped seams, attention to details in the folded bottom corners, and no errors in the construction from what my eyes could see. The buckle for the closure appears very durable and well incorporated. A+. I'll be looking to pick up a stuff sac in the future. I've yet to take it out and use it, but will definitely be putting the old plastic packliner in the closet.

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Thanks on 12/05/2010 22:56:37 MST Print View

Thanks for the compliments and the business. I am glad everyone likes their drybags and packliners so much. I should have more instock by the end of the week.

/A .
(biointegra) - MLife

Locale: Puget Sound
Re: gloves on 12/06/2010 00:10:46 MST Print View

"Who built those cuben gloves?"

RBH Designs (link)

Below is a link to a thread with specs:

they turned out very nicely.

Ben Egan

Locale: The Grid, Brooklyn
love blue cuben on 12/07/2010 01:20:26 MST Print View

Love any cuben. I'd get one fer shure.

Joseph Ainsworth
(jainsworth123) - F

Locale: Greater LA area
drybags on 12/08/2010 20:05:04 MST Print View

Are we still looking at the end of this week ish for the blue drybags? I would love to pick up the set.

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Delivery on 12/08/2010 20:13:11 MST Print View

I think were looking more like the beginning of next week. Still waiting on the material.

Chris Benson
(roguenode) - F

Locale: Boulder
In for a Ditty Kit in blue.... on 12/10/2010 14:47:58 MST Print View

...when available.

Nancy Charlier
(ncharlier) - MLife

Locale: Midwest
Blue Cuben on 12/13/2010 11:28:33 MST Print View

Yeah, i would go for blue Cuben--having different colors will, if anything, help me stay better organized. I have a set already, and they are airtight (haven't tried in water yet) and very professionally done. Any chance you could have them done in time for Christmas? I think my son would love them, especially since he lives in Washington state.

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Still Waiting For Material on 12/14/2010 20:27:39 MST Print View

I am still waiting for the material. There was a shipping delay so I should have it soon. I will give a heads up once the bags are ready to ship.


Dug Shelby
(Pittsburgh) - F

Locale: Bay Area
Y on 12/17/2010 05:29:28 MST Print View

I'd be glad to give props to your dry bags, highest quality! Love mine!

Stephan Doyle
ETA? on 12/29/2010 20:30:58 MST Print View

Lawson, do you currently have a lead time on these?