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Field Notes Expedition Waterproof Books 3-pack

£11.95
SKU FNOFNC-17

Field Notes EXPEDITION EDITION has a hi-visibility "Antarctic Survey Orange" front cover and "Polar Night Black" back cover, with a subtle varnish effect featuring a topographic map of Antarctica. The body pages feature the always popular "dot grid" graph paper, printed in light gray.

The real innovation here is the paper. It's maybe not even fair to call it paper. The whole book is printed on Yupo Synthetic, a water- and tear-proof, high-tech paper manufactured in Chesapeake, Virginia. Each 3-Pack is belly-banded in gray and shrink-wrapped, and ready for pretty much whatever you throw at it.

These indestructible memo books are the perfect place to plan a winter walk, expedition into wild and wet places or just record your notes when outside.

Your “Expedition” 3-Pack is wrapped in a bellyband made of the same Yupo paper that’s in the books, so (after trying to tear it!) you can test your pens there and see what works best.

Note: Synthetic paper is nonporous and does not absorb ink like our conventional papers. Ballpoint pens, pencils, or fine tip Sharpies work best.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 01.
    Proudly printed by the good people of eDOC Communications, Mount Prospect, Ill.
  • 02.
    Cover: waterproof/tearproof Yupo Synthetic 74#C, with thick, brute force applications of “Hi-Visibility Orange” and “Low-Visibility Black” soy-based Saphira inks and a tinted spot varnish.
  • 03.
    Innards: waterproof/tearproof Yupo Synthetic 57#T with a 1-color application of “Cartographer’s Gray” soy-based Saphira ink. (Use pencil/ballpoint pen for best results.)
  • 04.
    Cover and innards printed on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 40" 6-color printing press.
  • 05.
    Bound by a Harris Bookbinder 6-pocket saddle stitcher with cover feeder, with appreciation to Samuel Slocum, George W. McGill, and William J. Brown, the “Founding Fathers of the Staple.”
  • 06.
    Corners rounded to 3/8" (9.5mm) by a Challenge DCM round-corner machine.
  • 07.
    Dot-graph grid: 3/16" × 3/16" (4.7mm × 4.7mm).
  • 08.
    Memo book dimensions are 3-1/2" × 5-1/2" (8.9cm × 13.9cm).
  • 09.
    FIELD NOTES uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.
  • 10.
    All FIELD NOTES memo books are printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.