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Locus Gear Khufu DCF-B in Red

A few weeks back I received my Locus Gear Khufu DCF-B in the magical color of red. Looking at their site right after I ordered it a few months ago, the red version was removed. 248 more words

Gear

Tramplite Shelter - First impressions

A couple of years ago I found Colins Ibbotsons page http://www.tramplite.com/ and read about his Tramplite shelter. It looked very interesting but it seemed more likely to meet a unicorn than to get my hands on one. 2,248 more words

Gear

வலுவான இழை

உலகிலேயே மிக வலுவான இழை ஒன்றை, அமெரிக்காவின், எம்.ஐ.டி., ஆராய்ச்சி நிலையம் ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology) உருவாக்கியுள்ளது. சமீபகாலம் வரை வலுவான இழை என்றால் அது, ‘கெவ்லார்’ (Kevlar,) எனப்படும் பொருளில் உருவாக்கப்படும் இழை. 316 more words

Science

Dyneema: The Future of Backpacking?

Recently DSM Dyneema purchased Cubic Technologies — the company that’s single-handedly changing the face of outdoor sports. As the pioneer of Dyneema® (previously known as Cuban Fiber), the advances that Cubic Technologies has made has allowed tent and backpack weights to be sliced in half. 1,030 more words

Dyneema

HYBERG Attila – Ein waschechter ultraleicht Rucksack aus Europa

Der HYBERG Attila schickt sich an, den Markt für Ultraleichtrucksäcke in Europa zu erobern. Er setzt dabei jedoch nicht auf rohe Gewalt wie das sein Namensvetter, Attila der König der Hunnen, im 5. 1,918 more words

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Sister Rings

When I first rigged up the Hebridean wind vane self-steering, I used some hard anodized aluminium rings instead of blocks to run the tiller control lines. 273 more words

Repairs And Modifications