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Dennis Park
(dpark) - MLife

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
websites for raw materials on 08/30/2011 00:28:04 MDT Print View

I've never done a big MYOG but now am interested. I'm blanking on the companies that people have used for raw materials. I'm primarily looking for silnylon and grosgrain. Can you guys help? Thanks

Pilate de Guerre
(deGuerre) - F

Locale: SE, USA
Re: websites for raw materials on 08/30/2011 00:35:09 MDT Print View

DIY Gear Supply has what you want. You can get sil-nylon seconds for something like $3 per running yard from Noah Lamport.

Ultra Magnus
(Ultra_Magnus) - F
Re: websites for raw materials on 08/30/2011 10:10:52 MDT Print View

uuuuhhhhmmmm- Seattle Fabrics, Quest Outfitters,uh, Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics (owf), to name a few more...

I think there's some more but I'm drawing a blank.


Ultra Magnus
(Ultra_Magnus) - F
duh on 08/30/2011 10:11:38 MDT Print View

Oh, and the most obvious- Thru Hiker. Can't believe I blanked on that one.


Jan Rezac
(zkoumal) - MLife

Locale: Prague, CZ
Re: websites for raw materials on 08/30/2011 14:35:35 MDT Print View

More complete list is in the wiki:

Edited by zkoumal on 08/30/2011 14:39:44 MDT.

Keith Bassett

Locale: Pacific NW
XPac on 08/30/2011 14:44:33 MDT Print View

Dimension Polyant will sell Xpac directly to home users, from their stock. And they have super cheap seconds.

I have been pretty darned happy with the service and the quality of the materials.

I also used noah lamport for silnylon, and they were easy to work with also.