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Tony Mull
(tonymull) - F

Locale: Western Washington
Wish me luck on 06/13/2012 21:06:01 MDT Print View

I bought a SOL Escape Bivy. Breathable, emergency, space blanket stuff. It zips part way down, breathes great, is warm down to about 50 degrees, weighs 8oz. I like it, it performs as advertised but...I'm on the large size especially my shoulders and it's a little tight. I mean I planned to stuff a 45 degree bag inside and it's tight when I do that. So...I want to make it bigger. I bought a second one and a longer zipper. My plan is to split it open and replace the zipper with the longer one and splice in a piece of the extra bivy to make this one bigger. I got some 3M 77 spray adhesive and I got some sissors. Any pointers, cautions or suggestions on the seams???

Jordan Clymer
(jordanclymer) - F

Locale: The Columbia Gorge
Patience and measuring twice. on 06/20/2012 01:15:55 MDT Print View

I would recommend thinking about using some tape to reinforce those new seams. Get pics, glhf!