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  • Drybones -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Quote from Jake Ace: “We ” Is that you Latrine?
  • Drybones -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    So much to do, so little time!
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Bo Peep’s post in the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Bias tape was used to edge arm holes and neck. Turned out pretty good. The one on the left (right arm hole), is much better but I’m not redoing the other one. Waiting for the roads to improve before venturing out to buy a zipper.
  • Bo Peep -

    Replied to the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Jake Ace: “my take, if ya wanna spend your life walking all the time in the woods, go for it, me, I got other things I’d rather be doing. Pretty simple really. I really don’t get why folks put so much pressure on themselves...it’s just…
  • Bo Peep -

    Liked Jake Ace’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    my take, if ya wanna spend your life walking all the time in the woods, go for it, me, I got other things I’d rather be doing. Pretty simple really. I really don’t get why folks put so much pressure on themselves...it’s just walking, when you’re…
  • Bo Peep -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread welcome to the cafe.

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    Quote from Bo Peep: “I read a little bit of Warren Doyle’s stuff today. (I did not sew ALL day). We talk about thru-hiking as a vacation but what he says makes sense...about it being a job and an education. I really like his Thirteen Statements of…
  • Bo Peep -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Bias tape was used to edge arm holes and neck. Turned out pretty good. The one on the left (right arm hole), is much better but I’m not redoing the other one. Waiting for the roads to improve before venturing out to buy a zipper.
  • Bo Peep -

    Liked Time Zone’s post in the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Quote from Bo Peep: “The color is burgundy, not pink. ” The color looks a bit different in the photos compared to in-person. Perhaps the flash over-exposed it, making it more pink? [official color = ruby]. In one of them (the one with the pattern…
  • Bo Peep -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Skirt.

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    Quote from Jake Ace: “Quote from LIhikers: “I don't get it ?( Why make a down skirt, I mean it's completely open on the bottom, allowing cold air to circulate up and in. ” I never really understood it either, must a be a girl thing, but they must be…
  • Bo Peep -

    Liked jimmyjam’s post in the thread DIY Down Skirt.

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    Quote from Drybones: “Quote from Bo Peep: “It’s done! The waist is cinched with grosgrain ribbon and cord locs. appalachiantrailcafe.net/index…61890bbba726f038f9b07d450 ” You should have JJ model that for us. ” Haha! No I'm not a kilt guy. Maybe…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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  • Time Zone -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Quote from Bo Peep: “The color is burgundy, not pink. ” The color looks a bit different in the photos compared to in-person. Perhaps the flash over-exposed it, making it more pink? [official color = ruby]. In one of them (the one with the pattern…
  • Time Zone -

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    Quote from Wise Old Owl: “Quote from Bo Peep: “Thanks for those links JJ. I used a French seam that was explained on the Thru-Hiker site. ” I am so FULL of USELESS info - My Grandfather who was stationed in France WW1 (1918) noticed a war…
  • Time Zone -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Vest.

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    Quote from Wise Old Owl: “Quote from Bo Peep: “Thanks for those links JJ. I used a French seam that was explained on the Thru-Hiker site. ” I am so FULL of USELESS info - My Grandfather who was stationed in France WW1 (1918) noticed a war…
  • jimmyjam -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Skirt.

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    Quote from Drybones: “Quote from Bo Peep: “It’s done! The waist is cinched with grosgrain ribbon and cord locs. appalachiantrailcafe.net/index…61890bbba726f038f9b07d450 ” You should have JJ model that for us. ” Haha! No I'm not a kilt guy. Maybe…
  • Jake Ace -

    Replied to the thread Remember Skylab? the Chinese Tiangong1 is coming down in March-April..

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    20 min? I could order a pizza and have it delivered. Prolly go up on my roof, cause I wouldn’t wanna miss it. :D appalachiantrailcafe.net/index…61890bbba726f038f9b07d450
  • I have a plan in case we ever get the 20 minute warning that missiles are inbound to the east coast. 1. Walk across the street and get a 24 pack of beer from the deli 2. Carry the beer, my beach chair, and a sun reflector into my back yard and set up the…
  • Jake Ace -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Skirt.

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    Quote from LIhikers: “I don't get it ?( Why make a down skirt, I mean it's completely open on the bottom, allowing cold air to circulate up and in. ” I never really understood it either, must a be a girl thing, but they must be on to something cause…
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread DIY Down Skirt.

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    I don't get it ?( Why make a down skirt, I mean it's completely open on the bottom, allowing cold air to circulate up and in.
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread Remember Skylab? the Chinese Tiangong1 is coming down in March-April..

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    I have a plan in case we ever get the 20 minute warning that missiles are inbound to the east coast. 1. Walk across the street and get a 24 pack of beer from the deli 2. Carry the beer, my beach chair, and a sun reflector into my back yard and set up the…