Fabric for hot weather DIY'ers. Oware
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David Olsen
(bivysack.com) - F

Locale: Channeled Scablands
Clothing Fabric for hot weather DIY'ers. Oware on 03/17/2014 10:45:29 MDT Print View

Got a large roll of a Nylon Woven Fabric that makes great gaiters and tough pants,shorts and shirts.
It has a cotton like brushed finish and uses Nanotech to make it extra wicking. Developed for US Marines
hot weather clothing. Not ultralight at 3.25 oz per square yard, but very tough. I have been using it for
shorty gaiters and had no holes. Super breathable. Coyote brown. 5 Yards for $35 including shipping.

Fabric Wicking Nylon Woven

http://shop.bivysack.com/product.sc;jsessionid=891FC8E2E541775D0B4CDB5ED6B15290.m1plqscsfapp02?productId=106

Edited by bivysack.com on 03/17/2014 10:50:43 MDT.

Sridhar Gullapalli
(lahiker) - F
fabric good for climbing (or hiking) pants? on 03/19/2014 09:21:34 MDT Print View

or will those garments be too heavy?

Paul Hatfield
(clear_blue_skies) - F
Pants weight on 03/19/2014 23:11:10 MDT Print View

Well from the spec, I think a pair of pants made from the fabric would weigh about 7 ounces. The Patagonia web site is good at giving both fabric weights and garment weights, so you can estimate based on numbers you find there.

Edited by clear_blue_skies on 03/19/2014 23:14:44 MDT.