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[pct-l] Re: Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
- Subject: [pct-l] Re: Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Linda Bakkar)
- Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 19:13:50 +0000
Are the triangular ones the stakes that have a groove on one side? If I ha=
some and were going to drill holes in the sides to save weight, I would
leave one stake as it is. We used such a stake once to funnel water from a
slow melting snow patch. It worked great as a funnel.
>To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: [pct-l] Re: Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
>Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 13:53:12 EDT
>Yes, I have. In fact I just bought some yesterday to replace the failed
>carbon ones and old bent aluminum rod ones. I have an idea to drill out
>several holes on each vane of the triangular anodized aluminum ones to
>lighten them. I weighed one last night and it came in at about 2/3 of an
>ounce in original state. I'll see how much weight I can save without
>appreciably weakening the strength.
>A16 has titanium ones. They felt a bit lighter, but at $4.50 per I didn't
>think I could justify.
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