Got a bit bored after work this evening so I decided to handle my fieldcrafter blank. I've been trying to find the right scales for it as I like things to be a bit different from the norm. I decided on dymondwood and yellow liners. Next is to make a green sheath to go with it.
I had a spyderco mule blank which needed a handle. After a very kind member on here sent me some strange handle material I had no excuse to leave it any longer. I also took the opportunity to have a go at making a sheath for it. I knew the exact style I wanted even though a simple fold over type...
A friend of mine, Red Fox came up with an idea for a stove based on one which uses two catering type dishes on top of each other. Instead of the catering dishes we used dog bowls. I found some stainless shim steel on eBay to use for the flue. I also made some stove jacks for our canvas arctic...
I am just wondering what people have used in the past to sleep in that works at silly low temperatures. Currently I have
Exped downmat 9dlx
Army bivi bag
-5 down bag
-5 softie 9 synthetic bag
Softie suit and booties
Merino base layers
Does this sound practical
Took delivery of my new canoe kit this evening. The proprietor dropped it off himself and he is a thoroughly nice bloke, extremely helpful. I can't wait to get stuck into it. Only managed to trim the excess material this evening as I'm shattered. I'll have another go tomorrow.
Ive recently taken a gamble on a cheap silnylon tarp from germany that I found on amazon for £35 delivered. It arrived today and I'm pretty pleased with it. Here are the details
Hi guys, just received my underquilt from Matt and its amazing. For gone reason I assumed it would come with a stuff/compression sack. Unfortunately it didn't. Does anyone know of one that would be suitable?
I got sick of wiggling into my bivi bags so I decided to get the sewing machine out and add some zips to them. I never use them on there own without a tarp so I didn't need to use waterproof zips and seam sealer. I'm really pleased with them now. I couldn't justify the £90 for a Snugpak one the...