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How Can Cheap Butane Canisters be Modified to Work With Canister Stoves?

Roger Caffin discusses how you can modify and use cheap butane canisters with canister stoves in this MYOG article.

Ultralight, Ultradurable, Ultracheap: A Backpack Made From Car Airbags

Greg Perhson details the process of creating your own, lightweight (19.5 oz), MYOG backpack from vehicle airbags!

DIY Ultralight Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stove – Version 4, Part 2

This article describes the development of my DIY 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.

DIY Ultralight Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stove – Version 4, Part 1

This article describes the development of my 4th generation of Remote Inverted-Canister Winter Stoves.

MYOG Ultralight Fastpacking ‘Tivy’

Step by step instructions on how to construct my MYOG tivy model and videos and pictures of it in use.

MYOG: Seam Construction and Taping of New Dimension-Polyant Fabrics

This article presents the results of some cursory material construction tests using the newer Dimension-Polyant (DP) fabrics from the LS, VX, and WX families, as well as seam-taping using DP-supplied seam tapes. The context here is MYOG/DIY backpack construction.

MYOG Synthetic Fill Vest (Make Your Own Gear)

Step by step guide on how to MYOG synthetic fill vest. This is an easy first project if you are interested in making synthetic clothing.

Vacuum-Sealed Recycled Mylar Bags for Backpacking Food Packaging: Better than ZipLocs

Mylar bags for backpacking food keep food fresh and protected from moisture. How about vacuum sealing reusable (e.g., snack chip) bags?

DIY Backpacking Stove: An Ultralight Vortex Burner (Part 5: Pot Support)

In part 5, Roger Caffin shares his design for a pot support for the vortex burner as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.

DIY Backpacking Stove: An Ultralight Vortex Burner (Part 4: Lab & Field Testing)

In part 4, Roger Caffin tests the vortex burner in the lab and in the field as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.

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