Ultralight Mosquito Headnet
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Tom Casperite
(tcasperite) - F
Ultralight Mosquito Headnet on 03/15/2011 07:51:59 MDT Print View

Does anyone know what fabric the Backpacking Light Ultralight Mosquito Headnet us made out of. I am tired of the item being out of stock and was looking to make something functional for myself....

If not, does anyone have any fabric ideas or sources lighter than the typical NO SEEUM.

Thanks,

Tom

jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: Ultralight Mosquito Headnet on 03/15/2011 08:31:49 MDT Print View

There's always owfinc.com or questoutfitters.com

and thru-hiker.com which is normally way more expensive but they have fairly cheap netting

I mostly avoid insect periods/areas but I have a 4 foot square circle that I can put over hat and head, or over my face area if I'm in my sleeping bag

Fred eric
(Fre49) - MLife

Locale: France, vallée de la Loire
nanoseeum from thru hiker on 03/15/2011 09:56:28 MDT Print View

Thats what i used.

I made 2 from left over from a myog inner for my paratipi.

I did it like a stuff bag except when laid flat it isnt rectangular.

My wife and i used them for the ACT in Greenland, with a visor buff under it.

( btw lesson learned : Greenland mosquitoes are able to suck your blood through nanoseeum and a buff if you are bald :p )

Edited by Fre49 on 03/15/2011 09:57:10 MDT.

peter vacco
(fluff@inreach.com) - M

Locale: no. california
it ain't rocket science. on 03/15/2011 11:17:26 MDT Print View

it's tulle, or toile, i have no idea how to spell it.
trek thee to the fabric store and they will direct you to the annoying mesh.
ya'll gonn'a be sewing it ?
yeah ?
really ?
can i watch ?

Tip #1 -
on your way home .. buy some wine.

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so of course, it can be done. but that's the trick, there's no great secret, it's just a monstrous bother.

Ben Smith
(goosefeet) - MLife

Locale: Georgia
Re: Ultralight Mosquito Headnet on 03/15/2011 11:24:08 MDT Print View

You can also get it from Joe at ZPacks without paying the higher Thru-Hiker shipping.