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by SSDD
Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: My new Pack
Replies: 18
Views: 11022

Re: My new Pack

No pattern I just looked at a lot of packs for features I liked and how I wanted it all to look like and I still have changes to make before I will be content ;) But it's not to bad but as I make more with different features i should get closer to being content...
by SSDD
Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: My new Pack
Replies: 18
Views: 11022

Re: My new Pack

Yeah I'm not going to market my stuff the same as other people/companys as I already have my LLC but it's not a retail business, I started making gear to help off set the start up cost and I will stick with that, I am just waiting to see what the new tax rate will be before I push forward with it. I...
by SSDD
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: My new Pack
Replies: 18
Views: 11022

Re: My new Pack

I have used a panel loader for years and loved it and it broke beyond repair a week before I did a 200 mile trip on the PCT a month or so ago. Since ULA, MLD, SMD and Gossamergear did not make one like I wanted I made my own so now I will be making a few more a little different to find what two styl...
by SSDD
Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: My new Pack
Replies: 18
Views: 11022

Re: My new Pack

Thanks, No pattern just me thinking of how and what I want it to look like and make it happen. I have done a few tarps and bug bivys but other than that not much other than watching me brothers inlaw years ago as she would make gear for us when we came up with ideas for stuff.
by SSDD
Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: My new Pack
Replies: 18
Views: 11022

My new Pack

So here is a new backpack I just made. It's a Panel loader Pack Volume about 3200 CI Weight 17oz 4 outside pockets 2 inside pockets one for tent pegs the other for many things Compression straps on inside and outside http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x223/LiLBKO/34396_167494869943122_10000047829172...
by SSDD
Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: DIY tarp tensioners
Replies: 22
Views: 15191

Re: DIY tarp tensioners

That is a cool idea ;)
by SSDD
Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:43 am
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Heineken cook pot
Replies: 5
Views: 2404

Re: Heineken cook pot

You know I did not try but if not and you don't want to sand it use a cotton buffing wheel before you open it ;)
by SSDD
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: BMT youtube video...
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Re: BMT youtube video...

Very cool ;) How was your trip ? In Aug I will be doing the Oregon section of the PCT and I can't wait
by SSDD
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Heineken cook pot
Replies: 5
Views: 2404

Heineken cook pot

So I got some time to try the Jasco paint stripper to remove the liner and it worked good :DB: so I will boil some water in it few times to make sure it is good and clean before I use it. When I am all done I will snap a pic or two and post it Oh yeah it did take two treatments to get it clean and a...
by SSDD
Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: BACKPACKS
Topic: why choose a ul backpack?
Replies: 38
Views: 20760

Re: why choose a ul backpack?

Well I like not having to hump a ton of gear with me as I find it much better and I can cover more ground with less effort and right now my 3 season 2-3 day pack weight is at 14.5 lbs with everything and that is with my old Kelty it is like a redwing but only 2100ci. I do have a ULA Fusion but I gav...

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