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    Senior Member tanker0707's Avatar
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    First DIY attempt

    Here is my first go. A RL gear organizer.




    And now I've been officially bitten by the bug!

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    Nice job...the bug is great
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    Gets easer and you get better as you learn. Have fun.

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    Wow if your new and your gear looks like that i don't know what to call myself I thought i was new and i don't want to show a close up on my DIY gear. Looks great.

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    Umm... you made a mistake...

    Your stitch-lines are way too straight! None of my gear looks like that...

    nice job!
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    You're a natural.
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    your stitching looks great. Really. Straight and tight.

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    Senior Member tanker0707's Avatar
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    Thanks guys! It even passed my wife's scrutiny! Next stop, double ended stuff sack, then THE WORLD! MWAHAHAHAHA! Ahem...sorry about that...

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    Nice work, need to make one of these myself sometime
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