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  1. Thread: Type of pad

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    Sleeping directly on any kind of pad is not very...

    Sleeping directly on any kind of pad is not very appealing. If you don't have a double layer hammock that allows you to place the pad between the layers and you need to use a pad, for whatever...
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    The only part left out is the triple axel...

    The only part left out is the triple axel...
  3. Thread: Banana Hammock

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    Who's that first guy? :rolleyes: LOL!

    Who's that first guy? :rolleyes: LOL!
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    You don't need a channel to use a CL. I think the...

    You don't need a channel to use a CL. I think the vote is pretty well split between using a channel or not. Depends on the effect you want to achieve.
  5. Thread: Amsteel?

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    Amsteel is a brand name for various cordage made...

    Amsteel is a brand name for various cordage made by Samson from Dyneema, an UHMWPE (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene) fiber. Spectra is pretty much the same as Dyneema and that fiber is also...
  6. Thread: Brand?

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    Actually, I think Atlas straps are great. And...

    Actually, I think Atlas straps are great. And tons of folks are enjoying lounging in ENOs. But you can get an inexpensive 11' GE netless hammock from one of the cottage vendors delivered to you door...
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    Aside from the fact that you'll want to use the...

    Aside from the fact that you'll want to use the materials mentioned, you might want to get something really cheap and large to get a feel for the methods. A hunk of polypro (like waterski tow rope)...
  8. Thread: Brand?

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    Please, can't I?

    Please, can't I?
  9. Thread: Brand?

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    Didn't know that Ted makes any hammocking gear!...

    Didn't know that Ted makes any hammocking gear! (couldn't help myself) Hadn't ever thought of him as a cottage vendor but you're probably right. And, like you, my gear comes from a multitude of...
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    Just Bill, Thanks for the comprehensive response....

    Just Bill, Thanks for the comprehensive response. I would only add one thing: Any of these splice methods result in a spot in the loop that is weaker to some extent. Agreed, it may range from trivial...
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    Is this TMI?

    Is this TMI?
  12. Thread: Banana Hammock

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    Of course some people only buy green bananas...

    Of course some people only buy green bananas...
  13. Thread: Help?

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    I'm assuming you have an UQ? If you've already...

    I'm assuming you have an UQ? If you've already invested in a down product, you may well want another.

    Like Shug stated, you can use a sleeping bag and that will accomplish the desired effect,...
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    Unbraid the strands. Cut a couple of them back a...

    Unbraid the strands. Cut a couple of them back a bit. Cut a couple more back a bit more, etc.
  15. Thread: Brand?

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    How about Prada? Chanel?

    How about Prada? Chanel?
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    Sorry, I should have replied directly to you...

    Sorry, I should have replied directly to you instead of making the comment in that last post. Bad form. The AK example you reference shows an eye loop, not a CL.

    leiavoia was kind enough to...
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    Thanks for posting this. Method 1 is what I...

    Thanks for posting this. Method 1 is what I contend we see most often. I wasn't aware that Papa Smurf, Dutch, and Brandon was using method 2 and I should have been as I have purchased from all of...
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    Thanks. I'm liking your version a lot!

    Thanks. I'm liking your version a lot!
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    And I'll repeat: Hardly anyone does a locked...

    And I'll repeat: Hardly anyone does a locked Brummel on CLs. I can't say I've seen every YT tutorial, but every one I have seen and every "commercial" CL I've seen uses pass-throughs that do...
  20. Thread: Banana Hammock

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    Dutch, Berry nice. Raisin hammocking to a new...

    Dutch,

    Berry nice. Raisin hammocking to a new level.

    I'm reminded of the watermelon hammock you made last year. Were there any more than that first one?
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    My error. I saw it in a post you made BUT the...

    My error. I saw it in a post you made BUT the numbers were in the quoted post you were responding to. The numbers were from old4hats (12' RL, 9'3" poles, 6' spread).

    Too little sleep or too much...
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    I noticed in the other thread ( DYI Tensahedron...

    I noticed in the other thread ( DYI Tensahedron Hammock Stand ) that you give the spec for the ridge line as 12'. From the pictures here, with that 10' tarp, has that number changed? Have any of the...
  23. Thread: Banana Hammock

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    That would be "peared" up with the hammock... And...

    That would be "peared" up with the hammock... And it would be just peachy! And,... no sour grapes.
  24. Thread: Banana Hammock

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    What cloth was this printed on? I'm assuming...

    What cloth was this printed on?

    I'm assuming this is to be a "color" option and not just this one particular hammock(?)
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    Warbonnet Prime! (Just kidding. Can't blame the...

    Warbonnet Prime! (Just kidding. Can't blame the vendors for the cost of shipping. At least not those vendors like Brandon who always do right by us.)
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    Maybe they are(?), but with just a bit of...

    Maybe they are(?), but with just a bit of practice you'll be able to pass them up!
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    I'm going to jump in here. First, the vast...

    I'm going to jump in here.

    First, the vast majority of folks make CLs with "pass-throughs" that only resemble the locked Brummel as is done on a properly spliced end loop. Those CL pass-throughs...
  28. Yup, that's exactly what I was getting at. Never...

    Yup, that's exactly what I was getting at. Never would have come up with the knot names though...

    Then again, the larks head idea, using the spreader bar hole, is about as simple of a solution...
  29. :thumbup1: :thumbup1: :thumbup1: :thumbup1: ...

    :thumbup1: :thumbup1: :thumbup1: :thumbup1:

    Passing any suspension through tubular webbing is not the same as using wide suspension material.
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    I'd notch it into the uprights. Probably go with...

    I'd notch it into the uprights. Probably go with a 2X6. If you want to put caps on the uprights, notch just below the caps.
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    Gravel is a far better option than concrete. A...

    Gravel is a far better option than concrete. A crossbar across the top would make it bomb-proof.
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    I think Brandon used a lighter pillow when he...

    I think Brandon used a lighter pillow when he calculated the weight! :rolleyes:
  33. I think I understand completely what you do. ...

    I think I understand completely what you do.

    Here's what I do when using a double-ended stuff sack in essentially the same way:

    I attach a strap to the first tree. Walk toward the other tree...
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    I believe FLTurtle is saying that the CRL over...

    I believe FLTurtle is saying that the CRL over the tarp is the ONLY ridgeline. That does keep the external pole from touching the tarp but having it touch isn't all that bad.
  35. I use the Tato Quilt Hangers from Dutch to hook a...

    I use the Tato Quilt Hangers from Dutch to hook a regular UQ suspension to the CLs, not a 'biner. Small and weigh next to nothing.

    The beauty of the Beetle Buckles is the ability to remove the...
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    I'm pretty sure all this talk is about trapped,...

    I'm pretty sure all this talk is about trapped, accumulated perspiration and not condensation, just as cmc4free stated. Having a cover on a pad can help with both the tiny bit of circulation it...
  37. I have a recollection that at least some of the...

    I have a recollection that at least some of the Florida parks require 2" for anything that goes around the tree. (it could also be a faulty memory!) Seems like overkill for a tarp and may not even...
  38. I only asked which tarp because the small asym...

    I only asked which tarp because the small asym tarp is the trickiest in terms of achieving adequate coverage. It has to be positioned properly from end to end and practically has to be on the netting...
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    I didn't say that you'd get to keep it!

    I didn't say that you'd get to keep it!
  40. Which HH tarp do you have?

    Which HH tarp do you have?
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    And when you get ready to install the peak shelf,...

    And when you get ready to install the peak shelf, ship the whole kit off to Dvankirk instead of using your own teeth!:rolleyes:
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    I'm one of those guys who doesn't like to stuff...

    I'm one of those guys who doesn't like to stuff the suspension with the hammock. I like to store it separately but, as always, HYOH.
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    forty two...
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    I'd pair a 20 deg Wooki with that XLC... The...

    I'd pair a 20 deg Wooki with that XLC...

    The strap suspension from Warbonnet isn't a bad place to start. The only drawback from my point of view is having to unthread it to detach it from the...
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    Tie them into a bow (double-slippery reef knot)?

    Tie them into a bow (double-slippery reef knot)?
  46. I'd like to see a version with a hook instead of...

    I'd like to see a version with a hook instead of an eye. Would be nice to have the option of leaving the hardware on the straps and hooking onto the CLs.

    BTW, really like the stuff you do.
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    Them deserved to win!

    Them deserved to win!
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    I can barely spell claustrophobia.

    I can barely spell claustrophobia.
  49. Thread: Lawson Glowire

    by TominMN
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    Lawson offers some really nice products!

    Lawson offers some really nice products!
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    I'm sure that depends on what the synthetic...

    I'm sure that depends on what the synthetic insulation actually is. I also have an old bag. It's rated at 20deg, it's synthetic, 30+ years old, and it too is still going strong.
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