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  1. Thanks. That's a good point about the suspension....

    Thanks. That's a good point about the suspension. I think I can remove primary and secondary suspension shock cords and leave them at home (shouldn't take much work to put everything back after the...
  2. Using UQ as a second TQ (stacked with a real TQ)

    I have down quilts: 0F UQ, 40F UQ and 40F TQ (wide). Also I have 5F down sleeping bag.

    I'm going to buy more quilts later but it's already getting colder and for now I'm considering using 0F UQ as...
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    Thank you Dirtbaghiker for the answer and photos....

    Thank you Dirtbaghiker for the answer and photos. Yes, I understand you. I had this problem with my silnylon tarp - damaged a little bit an edge of the tarp by the spreader bar.

    I found a solution...
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    Looking for a DCF tarp for 2 hammocks

    I use 32" spreader bar (from Dutch) to hang two 11' hammocks 176636.

    The best tarp I have to cover 2 hammocks is 10x10' square tarp. It's not perfect but it covers 2 hammocks in asym diagonal...
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    2 nights walk into the forest

    I visited my parents in Ukraine and for sure I had my hammock setup with me. To sleep on their backyard (they have a room with a big couch but most people here will understand me) and to walk into...
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    And today I made a mini hammock for my daughter's...

    And today I made a mini hammock for my daughter's stuffed toy fox (and other animals) :)
    Now it looks like this under her loft bed:...
  7. Thank you all, I have switched to J-Bend and it...

    Thank you all, I have switched to J-Bend and it holds me well. Sometimes I have to flatten the part of the straps that will be touching the tree but I don't care that the rest of the webbing is...
  8. Becket Hitch slipped on UHMWPE tree strap. Will Marlin Spike Hitch or J-Bend work better?

    I got white UHMWPE tree straps (2.4g/foot) from Dutch. I use 8' tree strap with Bechet Hitch + 2.0 or 2.5 mm 16 strands Dyneema rope whoopie sling + double hammock whoopie hook + CL on the hammock...
  9. Not really many for a good statistic but at least...

    Not really many for a good statistic but at least 7 in 2019. 7-8 days for 5 of them. 12-13 days in two cases but I expected this delay because I order some gear right before Easter and anyway they...
  10. Thanks. I've sent a message with the order # via...

    Thanks. I've sent a message with the order # via the contact form.
  11. USPS: Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending

    Should i start worrying about? All my past orders from United States were delivered to me in a week or so. My last order from Ripstop By The Roll is in "Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending"...
  12. I didn't sleep in these new hammocks yet. But i'm...

    I didn't sleep in these new hammocks yet. But i'm really impressed with hanging in the monolite hammock during warm sunny day (about 75F with high humidity). This is when I decided to call the...
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    Do you have only one hammock? Or do you call all...

    Do you have only one hammock? Or do you call all of them 'my hammock'? :D
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    Do you give names to your DIY hammocks?

    I do.

    AVatorL Pinky 174957 (7', 1.6oz HyperD Diamond)

    AVatorL Greenwich 174958 (11', 1.6oz HyperD Diamond)

    AVatorL Breeze 174959 (11', 1.0oz Monolite)
  15. DIY 1.0oz Monolite and 1.6oz HyperD Diamond hammocks

    I did it! Two more DIY hammocks :)

    After my first DIY hammock AVatorL Pinky (and my first machine sewing ever) for my daughter I made 2 more hammocks and I've given names to them :)

    AVatorL...
  16. Any advantages/disadvantages of using 1.0 oz Monolite hammock with an underquilt?

    I have just tried my DIY 1.0 oz Monolite hammock for 30 minutes hang during a warm sunny day (75F). It seems to be perfect for a hot day/night. But what if it's colder (down to below freezing) and...
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    Every child is a secret. We can't predict what...

    Every child is a secret. We can't predict what they will like and what they will be terrified of. She is playing a role of a spider in her games often but sometimes she is terrified of a picture of a...
  18. Thank you ThreeTracks. Useful information. Yeah,...

    Thank you ThreeTracks. Useful information. Yeah, it looks like extremely dry weather is becoming a real problem. As I know Polish firefighters were helping to fight forest fires in Sweden last...
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    New hammock for a daughter

    My first DIY hammock for my daughter.

    AVatorL Pinky

    Dimensions: 7' x 59"
    Fabric: 1.6 oz HyperD diamond ripstop nylon
    Color: Hot Pink
    Thread: Gutermann MARA 70
    Needle: 9/14
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    My first DIY hammock (first time sewing) for my...

    My first DIY hammock (first time sewing) for my daughter:
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  21. Thanks to all. I'll try tapering. For sure I'll...

    Thanks to all. I'll try tapering. For sure I'll use it when splicing hammock suspension ropes.
  22. Thanks. You're right. I didn't cut the strands. I...

    Thanks. You're right. I didn't cut the strands. I saw people doing this but this time I was looking at some instruction where this step was skipped. But I found that rotating a needle with a rope...
  23. My tarp suspension system: Zing-It + Dutchware hardware + Distel Hitch knot

    I did it! My tarp suspension:

    1) aluminium stakes with (lark's headed) continuous loop and Dutch Fleaz
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    2) continuous ridgeline with (spliced) Dutch Hook and Dutch Wasp
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    3)...
  24. Thank you, hutzelbein. It was just curiosity. I...

    Thank you, hutzelbein. It was just curiosity. I have already ordered 3 yards of 1.6oz fabric to make shorter hammock for my daughter and it will be in Hot Pink color because she like the color. It...
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    Thanks. The problem has been resolved. Now I'm...

    Thanks. The problem has been resolved.
    Now I'm waiting for my first UQ/TQ :)
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    Thanks. I'll e-mail him.

    Thanks. I'll e-mail him.
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    First purchase promo code

    I'm actually trying to decide what UQ/TQ to buy (40F/30F, with/without Overfill and so on) so I have them in my cart for a few days. I got an email from HG: "Hi Happy Camper. You still have items in...
  28. Thank you Shug :) We already used a towel to make...

    Thank you Shug :) We already used a towel to make a hammock for my daughter's toy animals and the idea to make some tablecloth or bedsheet hammock for sure can be useful at home but I don't think we...
  29. Thank you TrailSlug and Wanderlost! Thank you...

    Thank you TrailSlug and Wanderlost!
    Thank you Donna! I'll try to do not let my crazy ideas to destroy my UQP and surely to do not hurt my children :)
  30. She's willing to fall from much higher than I'm...

    She's willing to fall from much higher than I'm ready to see :D They are climbing really high trees in her kindergarten.
  31. Does it mean the fabric is not strong enough even...

    Does it mean the fabric is not strong enough even for a 5 years old girl?

    For me it was $61. Shipping cost to Poland included. You're right that I don't want to wear it out too fast...
  32. Can I use UnderQuilt Protector as a hammock for my daughter?

    While I'm waiting for my 2QZQ Argon 90 Underquilt Protector to be delivered I got a question. It will be my first UQP. I'll use it in some cold/windy/rainy weather. What if I the weather is good and...
  33. Drammen, Norway #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge

    My new #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge trip. Flight from Krakow to Torp (Norway), 3 nights in a hammock near Drammen and flight back to home.

    A little bit below freezing at first night, above +15C...
  34. I promised to write more about the trip. So, this...

    I promised to write more about the trip. So, this is it.

    I started my trip from a mistake :) It was very warm and I put my membrane jacket between my backpack and ventilation mesh on the back of...
  35. I just need to find a cheap source of...

    I just need to find a cheap source of transportation across the big pond to get to your side of the pond :) And I'll need a really long vacation to visit all places that I want to visit in United...
  36. Dozens of trees along one of the lakes are...

    Dozens of trees along one of the lakes are totally destroyed or at at least damaged by beavers...

    No snow accumulation at all, except small patches in shady places. Before my trip there was at...
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    One more #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge trip:...

    One more #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge trip: Tyresta National Park, Stockholm, Sweden
  38. Tyresta National Park, Stockholm, Sweden. #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge

    My new #LowCostWeekendHammockChallenge trip. The idea of the 'challenge' is pretty simple: why hang a hammock in the nearest forest (we have nice places here anyway) if I can do that in so many...
  39. It looks like DMS has at least a few licensed...

    It looks like DMS has at least a few licensed partners with an ability to brand their products with the Dyneema trademark, but I don't really know manufacturer name of my Dyneema ropes. Two sources...
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    It's an old post, but I finally know the...

    It's an old post, but I finally know the difference between my Dyneema 2.0mm and 2.5mm ropes and Amsteel 7/64" rope. Yes, they all are made of Dyneema SK75 fiber, but they are different ropes. See...
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    This is what I found about Amsteel vs Dyneema...

    This is what I found about Amsteel vs Dyneema ropes: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/152470-Amsteel-vs-Dyneema-ropes-guide?p=1954613#post1954613
  42. Amsteel 7/64" vs Dyneema 2.5mm and 2.00mm ropes comparison

    I'm from Poland and it took some time for me to understand why Dyneema ropes I bought in Poland looks and feels different compare to Amsteel ropes I bought in United States (on Dutchwaregear). I knew...
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    Dutch, live long, but for sure your titanium gear...

    Dutch, live long, but for sure your titanium gear will last longer than our bodies :)
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    TominMN, whoopie slings and adjustable ridgelines...

    TominMN, whoopie slings and adjustable ridgelines I bought here in Poland made of 'Dyneema 2.5 mm' rope looks and feels different compare to 7/64 Amsteel continious loops I got from Dutchware. I...
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    And it's already doubled! ...

    And it's already doubled!

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=172857

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=172858
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    Thank you Dutch once again! The hook is so small...

    Thank you Dutch once again! The hook is so small and lightweight, but the hole is large enough. These things are perfect!

    Finally I decided to larkshead the hook to 8" 7/64 Amsteel continuous...
  47. Sticky: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=172855
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    Thank you for your comments! I really like the...

    Thank you for your comments! I really like the hammockforums! It's not only because of the useful information I can get here, but also about nice and positive people.

    By the way, I already have a...
  49. Sticky: Just a test 172676

    Just a test

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    Thank you Dutch! You're doing amazing things for...

    Thank you Dutch! You're doing amazing things for us! I've already ordered DHWH and a spreader bar! I'm looking forward to testing it together with my 4 years old daughter. The only con is that I'm...
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