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    I bought a whole bunch of them, and stayed under...

    I bought a whole bunch of them, and stayed under $10. Wouldn't trust them on anything real important or weight bearing, but on little or less important stuff....
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    Cheap MYOG Supplies at Walmart

    Walmart just got some really cheap MYOG stuff in. I am talking really cheap.

    6' Webbing strap with 1" buckle and slider $1.88
    2 sets of 1" buckle and sliders $.58
    2 Sets of 2" buckles and...
  3. Do the people using Aqua Mira prefilter it,...

    Do the people using Aqua Mira prefilter it, first? I don't hike the AT. Most of the water I have come across in the woods around here is visibly dirty. Just wondering if you prefilter it, or drink...
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    Do you have any good pictures of the Duo? I could...

    Do you have any good pictures of the Duo? I could only find pictures of the solo (there is a broken picture link that could be of the duo)
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    Here is the first thing I have done, so far. I...

    Here is the first thing I have done, so far. I bought a $2.50 pillow from Walmart and used it to make 3 of these.

    I used one to sleep with at home for a couple nights and it's not too bad. A...
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    Yeah, I forgot to mention I am a real hot...

    Yeah, I forgot to mention I am a real hot sleeper. I wake up drenched in sweat at temperatures most people find comfortable.
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    $5 Summer Quilt

    I was at Walmart tonight and found a polyester twin sized blanket for $5.

    It was 72"x90", so I cut 30" off the length, leaving it at 72"x60". Then I folded it in half long ways and tapered it to...
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    Free is the right price,for sure!

    Free is the right price,for sure!
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    Shrimping.

    Shrimping.
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    MP3 players are improved technology just like...

    MP3 players are improved technology just like more efficient pack designs, or using lighter materials to make gear.
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    I am not an experienced backpacker, but, as with...

    I am not an experienced backpacker, but, as with anything, it has more to do with weight distribution, than actual weight. 15lbs could feel heavier on your back than 30lbs if the weight is not...
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    I really like these stoves and I happen to have a...

    I really like these stoves and I happen to have a few of those aluminum beer bottles laying abound that I still need to use. How did you make them?

    I realize that has probably been discussed...
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    oops. damn I wish I could edit my posts in this...

    oops. damn I wish I could edit my posts in this forum!

    http://whiteblaze.net/forum/vbg/files/2/5/7/7/6/windscreen_stove.jpg...
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    Kmart Grease Pot Cook Set

    I just picked up the Kmart grease pot/strainer.

    What cook set combo can you suggest for this?

    Mainly interested in stove, stand, and windscreen, but open to suggestions. I don't mind being a...
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    I have a circulatory problem and I have to sleep...

    I have a circulatory problem and I have to sleep with my legs elevated. If I don't my feet are swollen and unusable the next morning. Docs orders. I've tried using my shoes for that and my clothes as...
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    Check out this video. ...

    Check out this video.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YN2-Ffyvb-g
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    Ha. Pretty cool idea. Is the hanlde one of...

    Ha. Pretty cool idea.

    Is the hanlde one of those things that hold chalk? It also kinda looks liek the thing that holds a real long pencil eraser.

    My only concern is that it would be difficult...
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    Could be an emergency situation. Heck, you could...

    Could be an emergency situation. Heck, you could have an accident and someone might wanna wash your wounds or feed you some of your "water".
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    I've thought about making a cuben tarp for my...

    I've thought about making a cuben tarp for my hammock.

    If you're good at making those, you should add them to your store. From previous thread I started about MYOG tarp/tent, it seems like a lot...
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    Oops. I was looking at the waterproof shells....

    Oops. I was looking at the waterproof shells. Still $55 is pretty good, too.
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    Hey, I wasn't "knockin' you boots". Haha. No pun...

    Hey, I wasn't "knockin' you boots". Haha. No pun intended. Just saying for people who don't have your sewing skills, there are other options.

    Now that I see you were actually trying to sell them,...
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    So... Damn, why's down gotta be so expensive?...

    So...

    Damn, why's down gotta be so expensive? I should just go kill a goose.

    @lustreking: Yeah, I was thinking that at first, too. They do make down pillows, though, so it must b work ok.
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    Hey man, some people can't sleep with out a...

    Hey man, some people can't sleep with out a pillow. I'm one of them. Different people are willing to make different sacrifices.

    Not sure what you mean by "drama", but I don't mind spending $5 and...
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    Hmm. yeha. 8oz does seem a little heavy for...

    Hmm. yeha. 8oz does seem a little heavy for something like that.

    I have been checking our 1 thrift store and craglists for anything with down in it, but no luck. Well, like I said, I did find a...
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    Myog pillow

    I know what you're thinking. "Sleep on you clothes". Not bad advice, but I already use my clothes (w/stuff sack) for something else. SO...I am making a pillow.

    I bought some super cheap fabric...
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