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  1. Spectra line holder

    Gossamer Gear | May 17, 2010

    Spectra lines can be a pain if you take them on and off your shelter, or move them around to adapt to particular cond...

  2. DIY Pack Water Bottle Holders

    Gossamer Gear | May 03, 2010

    If you prefer to have water bottles attached to your shoulder straps for easy access, you can easily construct a pair...

  3. Overseas air travel

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 19, 2010

    Miniposa and Mariposa™ can be taken as cabin baggage on airline flights, just watch the fatness and be sure to remove...

  4. Inflatable sleep pad inside Mariposa

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 05, 2010

    Instead of putting my inflatable pad in the pocket against my back, I used it to line the pack as shown in the attach...

  5. Hold your polycryo down in wind

    Gossamer Gear | Mar 03, 2010

    When it got windy I had a hard time keeping the polycryo groundsheet on the ground while setting up my tent. To help ...

  6. Bear Can Pack Modification

    Gossamer Gear | Feb 21, 2010

    To better hold my Bearacade Bear canister, I sewed two thin strips of Velcro on the underside of each of the Gorilla ...

  7. Shoulder Strap Pockets

    Gossamer Gear | Feb 08, 2010

    I added two small holders (out of ripstop nylon) to the shoulder straps, one for a small digital camera and the other...

  8. Toothpaste dots

    Gossamer Gear | Jan 29, 2010

    Are you not quite ready to use Dr. Bronner's soap for toothpaste? Do you have a favorite brand or need a special one ...

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