Just found a massive role of Tyvek in my dads shed, is this the same stuff people use on here to make packs? It seems slightly different to what I’ve seen on this sub
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Sick of scraping glue and epoxy off your workbench? Tyvek building wrap! One roll should last you years!
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So the bathroom's going to be studs, tyvek house wrap, sealed cedar shiplap with a fiberglass shower pan and a PVC shower liner on a bench seat into the shower pan. With any luck this will work.
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Tyvek vs. woven housewrap

Just yanked about 8'x6' of rotting fiberboard siding, going to replace with Hardieplank (seems the closest match to the rest of the house - can't afford to re-side the whole thing right now)

50 year old house, all I found under the siding was tar paper type? I'm OK with spending more and doing it right (well, as right as it can be since I'm doing it myself :) )

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What are some things that only those of us who spend the day stuck in a tyvek will understand? Or even the simple pleasures

For me, its finally clearing my sinus after 12 hours with a n95.

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Where do you guys buy your tyvek for ground sheets?

With all the shittiness of this year I wanna feel like I've done something good this year. I wanna give the homeless in my area tyvek sheets so they have something dry to sleep on this winter-most just sleep on cardboard. Anyone know the best place i could by a decent amount cheap and have it cut into ground cloth sized sheets?

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Question on cutting Tyvek on interior Window

Does the tyvek need to be cut right up to the window on the interior? Or does one want to leave an inch or so remaining overlap on? Thank you.

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Greenwashing: ALDI sells Tyvek as paper

I'm surprised that ALDI would do this. Tyvek is a good material, but it is made from petrochemicals, it can't be recycled, and it is definitely not paper. It's also illegal, they would have to sell it as a "paper-look bag" or something. Who should this be reported to? Greenwashing really annoys me.

https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-wed-16-december/wednesday-detail-wk51/ps/p/reusable-paper-lunch-bag/

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Tyvek (housewrap) vs Cuben

Gods of ultralight,

I've been trying to read about the different properties of Tyvek vs Cuben, and I get the overall gist of it.

However, without actually using both materials in person it's hard to do a side by side direct comparison. My search has yielded unreliable results, so I'm not sure what to trust.

Which one performs better for a backpack application in terms of:

Tearing at seams from stress

UV resistance

Abrasion resistance

Puncture resistance

Sasquatch resistance

Thanks in advance!

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My first ever sewing project - rain pants. Used Tyvek to practice to use Dyneema. I’ve learned that Tyvek is extremely stiff and not great for clothing, but they work! reddit.com/gallery/j27gna
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[General] How do you inoculate grain jars when using Tyvek/SFD’s as a lid?

I’m interested in using a SFD and/or Tyvek but if I replace my Mason Jar lid with one of these breathable filters, how do I inoculate the grains using a syringe? Wouldn’t poking a hole through the Tyvek/SFD create an opening for contams?

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[technique] Didn’t have parafilm. Used micropore tape & storing in tyvek bag. Is that safe?

Hey guys! I’m doing my first Petri dishes. I thought the ones I ordered came with parafilm but they didn’t. Instead, I’ve enclosed them with 3M micropore tape and am putting them in a USPS tyvek bag in my dark closet.

Is that enough to provide whatever air the spores need without contam? Thanks!

Sincerely,

Noob

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The 2020 hazmat grandparents strike again: this time their Tyvek suits are changed to look like snow people. reddit.com/gallery/kk8mff
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LPT: For Halloween, do not buy the hazmat suits at the Halloween Store. Instead, opt for an actual DuPont Tyvek Suit.

Was thinking about buying one from Spirit Halloween and it was gonna cost around $40.

A disposable Tyvek suit shouldn't run you anymore than $15.

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Will there be Tyvek folios released for the A5 size?

I really love the prettiness of the Tyvek folios but ideally need the A5 size if I purchase the Supernote. Tyvek folios look amaaazing

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[WTS] Closet Cleanout 5: Tarptent Motrail (35 oz), MLD Superlight Bivy L (7.56 oz), Osprey Exos 48 Medium (41.6 oz), Altra LP's 4.5 Men's 13, Tyvek shaped groundsheet (3.13 oz), Sierra Designs DriDown Pillowcase/sack (2.67 oz)

Hi, y'all,

Another round of trying out gear and seeing what works. All prices include shipped CONUS, and feel free to bundle to get a discount. Thanks!

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SOLD Tarptent Motrail (35 oz)

Catch and release from this sub from a while back, my GF just likes the dual door thing better than the front entry. Condition is 9.5/10, with a little trail dust. Stored stuffed (not folded) in the provided sack, and includes the strut for a 2 pole setup. Only used maybe 10 nights, in rain once and no leaking whatsoever. Usually, $265, looking for $170 shipped.

https://www.tarptent.com/product/motrail/

SOLD MLD Superlight Bivy L (7.56 oz),

This is the one and only Superlight, a favorite of both Andrew Skurka and Stringbean (current AT FKT leader I believe). 9.8/10 condition, other than some trail dust in great shape. I love it, and I'm only selling because I'm upgrading to the DCF for ungodly amounts of money. Size large, and generally goes for $200. Looking for $150 shipped.

Osprey Exos 48, Grey/Orange, Size Medium (18-21 inch torso), (41.6 oz/ 2.60 lb)

I've had this pack for a year or two, and it's a nice pack for someone transitioning to ultralight backpacking. I think I've fully transitioned, so it's time for someone else to give it a shot! I would put the condition at 8.5/10, as you will see in the photos, but mostly just typical wear and tear. I have only about 100 miles on this pack, and there is no mold or smells, so the Osprey warranty still applies. Comes with everything except the compression setup on the bottom of the pack for foam pads because it was catching on branches. Looking for 110$ shipped.

SOLD Altra LP's 4.5 Men's 13

I'm a size 12-12.5, these are just too big. I've worn them for a total of 8 miles, and they are in perfect condition except for a little dust. MSRP for like $120, looking for $80 shipped

Tyvek shaped groundsheet (3.13 oz) $10 shipped CONUS or $5 if combined with anything else

I just got some Tyvek and cut it out to fit my size. It's about 80" long by 32" wide at the top and 25" wide at the bottom. I have used it once and then decided to stick with my MLD Bivy. New except for a little trail dust.

SOLD Sierra Designs DriDown Pillow (Sack only) (2.67 oz) $14 shipped or $10 with anything else

Basically a stuff sack pillow with a nice down top part. I already have and enjoy my Nemo Fillio elite, so th

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Bears ate my SxS seats. Any quick fix ideas like spray foam and tyvek tape?
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UPDATE: Got the roof on, all the sheeting, and all the windows in. Just need a little more Tyvek. reddit.com/gallery/itgumu
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Tyvek, respirator, 11"x15" manway, 700 gallon tank imgur.com/gallery/KMBLVJa
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I made a stuff sack and custom Tyvek ground cloth. 28oz
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How risky it would be to do AGP on someone with confirmed COVID with only goggles and Respirators (No gowns, no Tyvek, but with everything else)?

I read when back at SARS, medical staff just charged in with face and eye protection and starts CPR, because donning full suit would take too long.

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Hip Pack pattern sample made with tyvek and stretch pockets, compared to Every Day Fanny Pack reddit.com/gallery/iwjk34
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Advice for glued Tyvek Seams

I see a lot of tyvek projects on here - I'm looking for advice on how to make a professional-looking glued seam on a tyvek project. It needs to be medium-strong, similar to the seam on a US Priority mail envelope.

I've been thinking about using a glue-gun, any other ideas? Thanks!!

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Has anyone used Tyvek paper

Anyone used the above as a filter for your cake jars while they are colonising? Wondering if its worth it over just using an inch of vermiculite.

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I had some fun decorating my tyvek when I was activated for covid response and I thought some of you guys might appreciate it. The patients got a laugh out of it, that's for sure!
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Should I return Tyvek suits?

I bought two "new with tags" Tyvek suits from a seller on ebay with 50k reviews. It said 250 had been sold. When the items came, however, they were not in any sealed packagin and just folded up in the envelope. They look clean. Just wondering what you guys would do.

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A weigh in on Tyvek and Polycro

Hello,

I was curious on peoples thoughts on the performance of tyvek and polycro on more rugged surfaces. To add context, I have never used a UL groundsheet before, but, as I am looking to try out a tarp setup I was hoping for some advice. I plan to go for a test hike with some gear in a provincial park. Some of the terrain might be a little more rugged (camping on a rock formations) and site selection is limited (predetermined back country campsites). I am led to believe that tyvek is more durable and polycro less so but was wondering if polycro would still hold up the task? As such does anyone have any thoughts or suggestions as to which material would be suitable.

Cheers!

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[WTS] MHW Ghost Whisperer hoodless, M's L (8.2 oz), Ulenchilada 50 poncho quilt (11.6 oz), Tyvek shaped groundsheet (3.13 oz), Sierra Designs DriDown Pillowcase/sack (2.67 oz)

Hi, y'all,

Hope fall is treating you well, It sure is for me! I love the cold, and nothing like some fall cleaning to get me excited about some awesome trips I have planned! As always, prices include shipping CONUS and bundle multiple items to save!

(PS: If someone has a used expedition bag (-10 - -20 degree) in a size long, I might be interested. The more used the better, I only have 2 trips where I would need one planned for the foreseeable future, don't really want to drop the big bucks. Hit me up!)

(PPS: May also be interested in renting said bag, with some sort of collateral or something, just an idea.)

Pics + Verification

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer down jacket, Men's Large, hoodless (8.2 oz) $135 shipped

Great Jacket, and in 9.5/10 condition. The only reason I'm selling is that I actually just bought the limited edition 1000 FP hooded version that just came out. I might make a review, who knows, I'm just excited and trying to make sure I don't have two of basically the same jacket. Only wear is on the neck label thing, which has a few letters missing, see pictures. Other than that and super minor piling in the elastic on the sleeves, It looks brand new. Never washed, probably worn 10 times on hikes, and probably another 5 in the city.

ULenchilada 50 F (Apex 2.5 oz/sq. yd.) custom poncho quilt, (11.6 oz ), $160 shipped

Not custom made for me, rather I bought it a while back from this post: https://www.reddit.com/r/ULgeartrade/comments/dlof13/wts_quilts_2_top_quilts_and_2_under_quilts/. That guy only put 6 nights on it, and I another 4. Most of my hiking this summer was in Colorado, and I opted for my 20-degree quilt every single time. It's a fantastic quilt for someone trying to get rid of a pesky at camp layer and strut true UL fashion in the shelter. Always stored uncompressed and again only compressed 10 times total, It's still in amazing shape, with no smells or scratches or leaking Apex or nothing. I paid $175, just trying to pass it on to someone who will use it more.

Tyvek shaped groundsheet (3.13 oz) $10 shipped CONUS or $5 if combined with anything else

I just got some Tyvek and cut it out to fit my size. It's about 80" long by 32" wide at the top and 25" wide at the bottom. I have used it once and then decided to stick with m

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I make handmade Tyvek notebooks with a unique binding. I am thinking of using Cordura Nylon for the covers. Thoughts? It would resemble a nylon wallet in look and feel. Would this be something you would want?
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Recycled tyvek mailer into crampon bag. Durable and no extra bulk or weight in the pack. reddit.com/gallery/i6nr9o
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Tyvek on a trailer under the aluminum?

Maybe a weird question but is there any reasons for/against putting a moisture barrier like tyvek homewrap in when redoing a trailer? I'm totally new to the trailer world but Im just starting a remodel of the 73 roadrunner I just bought. I know the ideal situation is to have no moisture getting in in the first place but that sure didnt pan out well for past owner, lots of wood rot. I will be taking the skin off and redoing much of the wood frame, but the question is, would there be any harm in throwing in some moisture barrier as a second line of defense to sleep a little easier? Couldnt find anyone having done this so it leads me to think there must be a reason haha

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ILPT: Using generic paper (Tyvek) wristbands to seem "VIP"?

Hi! So yesterday I went to my city's amusement park and they have this pass which you can buy separately from the main entrance fee which will let you skip all lines.

I didn't buy it, but I saw that the people who had bought it were wearing these neon orange paper wristbands with the amusement park's logo on it. This was the only thing checked by the guys working at the rides to let them through.

It made me wonder if I could buy these wristbands online (you can, they're called Tyvek) and then paint or print and stick the logo on them.

I have also seen clubs using these type of wristbands for people who paid for VIP access and such...

Has anyone ever done this or thought about it? It seems fairly simple in relation to how little the people in charge actually notice/check the wristbands.

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I am in new construction on a home. I can see the tyvek paper behind the siding.

Hey All,

I am having a new home built by Richmond American. I have done some walks on my own for the siding and noticed I have a LOT of gaps between the siding. Not only gaps, but I can see the paper behind it. Before it gets painted, shouldn't this be replaced as it can cause problems down the road for me?

Pics for Ref - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1HIwA1rK07cjsBPwVlwzwKC80fV1w2spd?usp=sharing

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Has anyone used Solitex Mento 1000 (or any alternative) instead of Tyvek?

I’m looking for a good vapor barrier for a tiny house. I lean towards green/passive/healthy materials. I’ve read the Mento breathes much better but I haven’t been able to find unbiased opinions so far. Has anyone used Mento or anything other than Tyvek that is better and worth the cost?

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πŸ‘€︎ u/carbondrewtonium
πŸ“…︎ Sep 29 2020
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[No Pattern] First time sewing tyvek! (First time doing a sewing project in 10+ years!) Started off with a simple lunch bag to get a hang of this new material. Planning to make a bag after.
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