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David Chenault
(DaveC) - BPL Staff - F

Locale: Crown of the Continent
re: Lifa on 11/13/2012 11:13:37 MST Print View

Putting poly close to the skin and wool on the outer seems like an interesting concept Tom, but I'd need to try it. With materials as thin as base and most midlayers there are too many variables, and the relevant differences so small, for empirical data to be very useful. Anecdotal is probably the best we'll get in most areas.

Tom Kirchner
(ouzel) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest/Sierra
Re: re: Lifa on 11/13/2012 17:09:36 MST Print View

"Putting poly close to the skin and wool on the outer seems like an interesting concept Tom, but I'd need to try it."

In the absence of any significant data, I'm toying with the idea of playing lab rat with this one. As you said, it's an interesting concept, but miles ahead of the old Duofold cotton wool version that I cut my teeth on when I had no clue what I was doing. I expect it'll be a matter of justifying the expense of an additional layering component when I just sprang for the Cap4 Hoody.


"With materials as thin as base and most midlayers there are too many variables, and the relevant differences so small, for empirical data to be very useful. Anecdotal is probably the best we'll get in most areas."

+1

Tom Kirchner
(ouzel) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest/Sierra
Re: Re: String-mesh! on 11/13/2012 17:13:38 MST Print View

"Doesn't look like it is easily available in the USA, however."

Have you tried Victoria's Secret? ;0)

Daryl Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Re: Re: Re: String-mesh! on 11/13/2012 18:52:11 MST Print View

"Have you tried Victoria's Secret?"

Yes.

"polypro fishnet" got no matches within the site.

Tom Kirchner
(ouzel) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest/Sierra
Re: Re: Re: Re: String-mesh! on 11/13/2012 20:30:17 MST Print View

""polypro fishnet" got no matches within the site."

Have you tried silk?

Mary D
(hikinggranny) - MLife

Locale: Gateway to Columbia River Gorge
The Future of Baselayers on 11/13/2012 22:00:52 MST Print View

Re fishnet--look at the article posted tonight!

a b
(Ice-axe)
Re: The Future of Baselayers on 11/13/2012 22:04:48 MST Print View

Hey.. I see a market for domestically produced mesh underwear here.
Lets see.. who do we know thats a BPL'er that has vast experience knitting clothing of Aplaca wool?

Katharina?