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#87943 - 01/24/08 10:12 AM Homemade gear request
Spiritwild Offline
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Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 6
Loc: Indiana
Hello, I'm looking for some great links to reference homemade backpack gear.
I'm working on an addition to my site about homemade gear.

I will have my own ideas and welcome anyone elses ideas for low cost homemade gear.

Thanks, hope to hear from everyone
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#87944 - 01/24/08 11:17 AM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: Spiritwild]
Earthling Offline
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Jason here has a great site, as does Bill Fornshell/Gardenville. Not only should you give credit if you put things on your site, you should ask permission from the site owners first IMO. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />
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#87945 - 01/24/08 04:50 PM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: Earthling]
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Registered: 08/27/05
Posts: 551
Loc: Denver, Colorado
Quote:
Jason here has a great site, as does Bill Fornshell/Gardenville. Not only should you give credit if you put things on your site, you should ask permission from the site owners first IMO. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />


Thanks Earthling! Hey Spiritwild, can we have a link to your site?

Here's a link to my clunky old DIY site. Maybe you can find something useful there but now I mostly just use my blog and youtube channel: http://www.freewebs.com/jasonklass/index.htm
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#87946 - 01/24/08 05:36 PM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: jasonklass]
Spiritwild Offline
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Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 6
Loc: Indiana
Thanks for the offer Jason.
I have been to your site, I believe your the site with the survivor guy videos ?
I may be wrong, sorry.

They are quite entertaining <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

I don't have the "do it yourself" part of the site up yet.
My main page is:

Southern Indiana Trails

It's mainly just hiking and biking locally, but I love backpacking so I plan on adding an addition pretty soon.

Thanks for the link offer, I'll add you to my links page and to the new addition when it's complete.

Thanks again.
Tim
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#87947 - 01/24/08 05:39 PM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: jasonklass]
hootyhoo Offline
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Registered: 12/14/06
Posts: 686
Loc: Cyberspace
Actually Jason, I recently got some info off your site that I just happened to remember was there. I am glad its still there. But the tube is really cool. Not jackin' this post, but I need to see dudes site before I start suggestin. Right on.

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#87948 - 01/24/08 05:54 PM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: Spiritwild]
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Registered: 12/14/06
Posts: 686
Loc: Cyberspace
You might seek permission from zen stoves.

http://zenstoves.net/

Henry shires has the instructions for his tarptent on his site and may still.

http://www.tarptent.com/projects/tarpdesign.html

Hammock forums is a plethora of do it yourself information.

White blaze has lots of info - and member bashing

Ray Jardine http://www.rayjardine.com/

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#87949 - 01/25/08 04:35 PM Re: Homemade gear request [Re: hootyhoo]
Spiritwild Offline
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Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 6
Loc: Indiana
thanks for the links. I've been to white blaze, never really looked at the forum though.
I run a Ricky Rudd Nascar fan site, so I am very familiar with forum opinions and such.

I take it as entertainment value.

Thanks again.
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