Expedition Field NotesMade by: Field Notes
This notebook can handle anything you throw at it. Field Notes designed this paper and put it through 12 tests:
- TEST 1: WATERPROOF
- TEST 2: VISIBILITY
- TEST 3: WIND RESISTANCE
- TEST 4: BALLISTICS
- TEST 5: VACUUM
- TEST 6: TENSILE STRENGTH
- TEST 7: COMPRESSION
- TEST 8: ACID RESISTANCE
- TEST 9: FLAME RESISTANCE
- TEST 10: EXTREME TEMPERATURE
- TEST 11: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
- TEST 12: ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE
Note: Synthetic paper is nonporous and does not absorb ink like our conventional papers. Ballpoint pens, pencils, or fine tip Sharpies work best.
- Proudly printed by the good people of eDOC Communications, Mount Prospect, Ill.
- 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.
- 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.)
- Cover and innards printed on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 40" 6-color printing press.
- 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.”
- Corners rounded to 3/8" (9.5mm) by a Challenge DCM round-corner machine.
- Dot-graph grid: 3/16" × 3/16" (4.7mm × 4.7mm).
- Memo book dimensions are 3-1/2" × 5-1/2" (8.9cm × 13.9cm).
- FIELD NOTES uses only the Futura typeface family (Paul Renner, 1927) in its materials.
- All FIELD NOTES memo books are printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.