Category Archives: Fabric

Dyneema Thread Knot Test, The Flat Overhand Knot


Will 3 flat overhand knots in Dyneema thread stop a loop from untying under force?

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Make Your Own Backpacking Tarp Kits


DIY Kits for 5×8′, 9×9′ and 10×10′ ultralight tarps

How to Video Steps

1 Sew Reinforce Panel Tie Outs

2 Sew Tarp Center Seam, 1st Pass

3 Top Stitch Center Seam, 2nd Pass

4 Sew Reinforced Tie Out to Center of Tarp Along Seam

5 Sewing the hem and inserting reinforcements

6 Sewing on the webbing

 

 

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Closed Cell Foam Sleeping Pads 10% Off


Coupon code Foam

Three sizesĀ 

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Snap Hooks for Sale


Plastic Snap Hook, Rocking 1″ Black

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New 30d silnylon color, coyote tan


First I have seen of this color in the silnylons.

Here it is with some other current fabric colors that will be made into tarps and other shelters.

Fabric colors left to right, 70d hi-viz orange ,70d silicone coated yellow, 30d black,30d chocolate,30d foliage green, 30d coyote tan

Fabric colors left to right, 70d hi-viz orange ,70d silicone coated yellow, 30d black,30d chocolate,30d foliage green, 30d coyote tan

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Tarp patch to hold center pole, paddle or oar Part 2


For lightweight tarps.

patch for holding paddle or pole under tarp on silicone coated ultralight nylon

patch for holding paddle or pole under tarp on silicone coated ultralight nylon

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Durability success-70 denier nylon with silicone/polyurethane blend coating


Shower cap made of 70 denier ripstop nylon with a .5 oz silicone and polyurethane blend coating. 14 years continuous use. Coating still waterproof. No fraying. The elastic needs to be replaced, the rubber wore out.

Shower cap made of 70 denier ripstop nylon with a .5 oz silicone and polyurethane blend coating.
14 years continuous use. Coating still waterproof. No fraying. The elastic needs to be replaced, the rubber wore out.

shower cap inside

The fabric is used in tarps and tents for hard use applications. Outdoor schools, rentals etc. Custom made in small batches or seasonally available in stock. Current color is yellow.

http://shop.bivysack.com

 

 

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