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Old carabiners with no marked strength ratings


Just a logo stamped on the side. Note also the locking carabiner with the flaw in the gate pin notch. They were recalled- in a hard fall the pin could get wedged in the notch.

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Backcountry Electric Bear Fencing


Making stuff sacks for transporting and storing electric fencing for bear safety.

They seem pretty compact if a bit long.

Here is how it works.

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Oware bug shelter for a group.


Keep your group out of the bugs

Bug A Mid

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustable Pole height

Teach lessons, Debrief, Play music, Dine.

Ultralight

Thanks to Nature Bridge for the Photos

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More Cat Tarp 2’s available now with more side tie outs


Cat  Tarp 2 now with 12 tie out points

Cat Tarp 2 now with 12 tie out points

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Netting Tarps, more size options added.


Tarps with netting perimeter in 2, 3 and 5 person sizes. Popular with Outdoor Education groups.

Group and school pricing available (call)

http://shop.bivysack.com/Net-Tarp_c16.htm

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Vinyl duffle 5000 cubic inches


Truck tarp reinforced vinyl duffle. Handles work as shoulder straps. Number 10 zipper. 5000 cu inches.Uses as sled bag for ski patrol, drillers. conservation corp and wild land  fire fighters gear bag. Custom orders.

Truck tarp reinforced vinyl duffle. Handles work as shoulder straps. Number 10 zipper. 5000 cu inches.Uses as sled bag for ski patrol, drillers. conservation corp and wild land fire fighters gear bag. Custom orders, call 888-292-4534

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Grommet in webbing vs sewn loop for tarp tie out


grommet held while hem tore at stitch line. Unreinforced 1" web tie out with top of stitching past hem stitch held.

grommet held while hem tore at stitch line. Unreinforced 1″ web tie out with top of stitching past hem stitch held.

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Tie out testing, Grommet in 4 layers silnylon vs unreinforced 1″ webbing


grommet in 4 layers of 30d silnylon, fabric stretched and grommet pulled out before 1" webbing stitched on failed.

grommet in 4 layers of 30d silnylon, fabric stretched and grommet pulled out before 1″ webbing stitched on failed.

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Customer reaction


“Amazing quality, Dave! This was my first ever pitch of a pyramid tarp and it took me only a couple of minutes. Looking forward to using this for multi day backcountry skiing, backpacking, river running, mountain biking, etc. Thank you, Scott”

Scott's mid 1 IMG_20150213_143424866

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Bathtub floor for Pyramid Tarps


Silnylon floors for Pyramid Tarps.

This one is for the 10×10′ pyramid (8×8′ plus sidewalls) and weighs 17 oz.

Has 8 tie outs and tie ups around hem to maintain the bathtub type walls. Clips to mitten hooks inside tent. $120 shipped.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Mid floor

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