Backcountry Forum

Make Your Own Gear

Amazon.com
Backpacking Forums
BackcountryGear.com
backcountry gear

---- Our Gear Store ----
The Lightweight Gear Store
 
 ULTRA-LIGHT 

Ultralight Backpacks
Ultralight Bivy Sacks
Ultralight Shelters
Ultralight Tarps
Ultralight Tents
Ultralight Raingear
Ultralight Stoves & Cookware
Ultralight Down Sleeping Bags
Ultralight Synthetic Sleep Bags
Ultralight Apparel


the Titanium Page
WM Extremelite Sleeping Bags

 CAMPING & HIKING 

Backpacks
Tents
Sleeping Bags
Hydration
Kitchen
Accessories

 CLIMBING 

Ropes & Cordage
Protection & Hardware
Carabiners & Quickdraws
Climbing Packs & Bags
Big Wall
Rescue & Industrial

 MEN'S APPAREL 

Jackets
Shirts
Baselayer
Headwear
Gloves
Accessories

 WOMEN'S APPAREL 

Jackets
Shirts
Baselayer
Headwear
Gloves
Accessories

 FOOTWEAR 

Men's Footwear
Women's Footwear

 CLEARANCE 

Backpacks
Mens Apparel
Womens Apparel
Climbing
Footwear
Accessories

 BRANDS 

Black Diamond
Granite Gear
La Sportiva
Osprey
Smartwool

 WAYS TO SHOP 

Sale
Clearance
Top Brands
All Brands

 Backpacking Equipment 

Shelters
BackPacks
Sleeping Bags
Water Treatment
Kitchen
Hydration
Climbing


 Backcountry Gear Clearance


 WINTER CAMPING 

Shelters
Bivy Bags
Sleeping Bags
Sleeping Pads
Snow Sports
Winter Kitchen

 SNOWSPORTS 

Snowshoes
Avalanche Gear
Skins
Hats, Gloves, & Gaiters
Accessories

Stay Healthy--Eat Well

MARY JANES FARM ORGANIC MEALS

Mary Janes Farm Organic Backcountry Meals

NATURAL HIGH GOURMET MEALS

Natural High

 

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#187977 - 12/11/14 11:10 AM Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections?
4evrplan Online   content
member

Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 627
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
I tried an experiment where I cut a blue CCF pad into seven sections and taped them together with Gorilla Tape on alternating sides, so the whole thing folds together in a zig-zag pattern, like a map. The ease in packing it up and the efficient use of space was great, but the tape didn't hold. I was thinking of maybe replacing the tape with strips of scrap fabric and soaking the strips in adhesive. Does anyone have a better idea, or know specifically what kind of adhesive would hold well?

Top
#187978 - 12/11/14 11:37 AM Re: Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections? [Re: 4evrplan]
4evrplan Online   content
member

Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 627
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
I should have done this.

Top
#188064 - 12/16/14 09:39 AM Re: Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections? [Re: 4evrplan]
finallyME Offline
member

Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 2710
Loc: Utah
I have had good results with spray adhesive and fabric sticking together. The best is when you use a urethane coated fabric and 3M super 77. The Super77 sticks really well to the urethane.
_________________________
I've taken a vow of poverty. To annoy me, send money.

Top
#188065 - 12/16/14 09:50 AM Re: Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections? [Re: finallyME]
4evrplan Online   content
member

Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 627
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
Thanks FM! I'll have to keep an eye out for bargain urethane coated fabric.

Top
#188066 - 12/16/14 09:57 AM Re: Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections? [Re: 4evrplan]
Dryer Offline
Moderator

Registered: 12/05/02
Posts: 3569
Loc: Texas
You might try Aqua Seal or Shoo Goo, or any wetsuit neoprene cement.
It's very tough and permanent on wetsuits/drysuits and might work for your needs. Seems to stick to anything.
_________________________
paul, texas KD5IVP

Top
#188094 - 12/17/14 11:11 AM Re: Any Ideas for Holding Together CCF Sections? [Re: Dryer]
4evrplan Online   content
member

Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 627
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
Yes, I already have some Shoe Goo too, so that's convenient. I wonder if it'd stick to my scrap no-see-um.

ETA: The no-see-um is polyester.


Edited by 4evrplan (12/17/14 11:13 AM)

Top

Shout Box

Highest Quality Lightweight Down Sleeping Bags
 
Western Mountaineering Sleeping Bags
 
Lite Gear Talk - Featured Topics
what is the lightest framed backpack around 40L
by toddfw2003
Yesterday at 07:23 PM
a worthy challenger to the msr pocket rocket2
by the-gr8t-waldo
Yesterday at 01:28 PM
Lowa Renegade Hiking boots
by HikeVibes
10/11/17 08:21 PM
Backcountry Discussion - Featured Topics
Napa Fires
by balzaccom
10/11/17 07:43 PM
Backpacking the Ouachita Trail thanksgiving
by toddfw2003
10/05/17 11:54 PM
Rockfalll on El Capitan in Yosemite
by balzaccom
09/28/17 09:47 AM
Make Your Own Gear - Featured Topics
alcohol stove comparisons
by Bike_packer
10/03/17 08:56 PM
Can footprint plasticizer harm tent ground-sheet?
by Weston1000
09/10/17 02:24 AM
Featured Photos
Breakneck Ridge, New York
May 2012 Eclipse, Lassen Park
New Years Eve 2011
Trip Report with Photos
Seven Devils, Idaho
Oat Hill Mine Trail 2012
Dark Canyon - Utah
Who's Online
2 registered (), 29 Guests and 0 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Pasquale, Rahultravel, Tated, fester225, TwodoGz
12420 Registered Users
Forum Links
Disclaimer
Policies
Site Links
HOME
Backpacking.net
Family Hiking
Lightweight Gear Store
Backpacking Book Store
Lightweight Zone
Hiking Essentials

Outdoor Gear Daily Deals
Outlets, Sales, Bargains

Our long-time Sponsor, BackcountryGear.com - The leading source for ultralite/lightweight outdoor gear:

Backcountry Forum
 
 

Since 1996 - the Original Backcountry Forum
Copyright © The Lightweight Backpacker & BackcountryForum.com