The "what have you made today" thread

Discussion in 'DIY & MYOG' started by Gadget, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. dgowenlock

    dgowenlock Summit Camper

    200pcs, want to split an order?!
  2. flyfifer

    flyfifer Trail Blazer

    dgowenlock, I have no imminent use for any of the locks : perhaps someone else might split the 200.
    If I do need a few I would probably make aluminium versions.
    Ali provides some useful sizes.
  3. flyfifer

    flyfifer Trail Blazer

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  4. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

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  5. gamemaster84

    gamemaster84 Ultralighter

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  6. Ed the Ted

    Ed the Ted Ultralighter

    Why buy more plastic when a simple knot will do?
  7. gamemaster84

    gamemaster84 Ultralighter

  8. Ed the Ted

    Ed the Ted Ultralighter

  9. theoctagon

    theoctagon Thru Hiker


    Pic from a couple of hours ago, almost finished now :D
  10. Dave V

    Dave V Moderator Staff Member

    Cone made for my Toaks 750 cup. 0.1m Titanium weighing in at 14g. Band to ensure correct distance from stove. Fits nicely in the pot and boils 500ml of cold water in 7m15 sec. 20ml bio ethanol put in stove and it continued to burn for a further 2 minutes or so.
    Happy with that, nice little setup with a few windshield / burner options now.


    New Dry Bag for Quilt(s) Cumulus 350 in smaller pic, 350 plus my MYOG Apex 133 quilt in larger pic. - Used an Off cut I had left over from a shelter repair. I had planned on using it for something else hence the silver markings ;) Main seams sewn and taped.




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  11. Dave V

    Dave V Moderator Staff Member

    Was not hungry during 'lunch' so made another cone. The Mk2 Ti Keg cone. Mk1 made a few years ago has been superb but a tight fit. This new one fits nicer, is 2g lighter ;) the Ti feels nicer quality.

    Sized to work with a Speedster style stove.

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  12. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Very nice :thumbsup:
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  13. gamemaster84

    gamemaster84 Ultralighter

    I had some dxg "left over" so decided to make another. It will probably end up for sale here ;)
    Going to be a frame less pack with removable 25mm hipbelt.

    Progress so far
    IMG_20210304_102712.jpg IMG_20210304_130123.jpg
    Finanly figured out how to stuff the Eva foam quickly on the straps.
    Turn the straps right side out to check if everything is OK. Turn it inside out again but stop an inch before the end. Now you have about an inch opening (where the ladder lock sits) orient the foam the right way and insert it in that opening. Gently rub the fabric over the foam and you're done.
    Probably nothing new but I was exited that I managed to add the foam in a matter of minutes instead of hours :o o::)
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  14. Fossil Bluff

    Fossil Bluff Thru Hiker

    Absolutely fantastic :thumbsup:
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  15. theoctagon

    theoctagon Thru Hiker

    Looks a bit **** in the pics but hasn’t turned out to bad. Similar to a Prophet really.


  16. Dave V

    Dave V Moderator Staff Member

    Heading out for a walk with the woofs and Simons collar was really tight. Five mins on the machine and problem solved lol.
  17. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    UL and SUL...

    Soon to be Hyperlight....

  18. Lempo

    Lempo Thru Hiker

    and then to be continued in "Show me your stools" thread. :hilarious:
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  19. Dave V

    Dave V Moderator Staff Member

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  20. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Next time I see you Dave :thumbsup:
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  21. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Cutting weight already...
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  22. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    But upping the onboard carried weight ? :whistling:
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  23. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    Well, I'm not...
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  24. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    Could you give my hubby some lessons ?
  25. slovhike

    slovhike Thru Hiker

    Combining best :biggrin:..

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