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    yep, many times I've got up and adjusted after...

    yep, many times I've got up and adjusted after lying down for a few mins
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    maybe I was over-stating... there is still some...

    maybe I was over-stating... there is still some slack, bit not much
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    fwiw, I do it up as tight as I can get without...

    fwiw, I do it up as tight as I can get without going overboard. yes it can be a little tippy, but it's nice and flat
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    I want to get rid of the kids bunk bed and...

    I want to get rid of the kids bunk bed and replace with hammocks, but my wife doesn't agree (yet)
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    speed hooks :P

    speed hooks :P
  6. Hi, I'm North, and I am in need of assistance.

    as others have said, Dutch's or Shug's videos are the go. that's how i learnt
  7. Zpacks is probably the lightest, but I prefer the...

    Zpacks is probably the lightest, but I prefer the Underground Quilts stuff
  8. You can probably save a little weight in choice...

    You can probably save a little weight in choice of quilt too
  9. Half wit in hexon, with silpoly tarp. Use woopie...

    Half wit in hexon, with silpoly tarp. Use woopie slings and hooks for Suspension.
  10. the Adutchable is great when used as designed,...

    the Adutchable is great when used as designed, but if like me you tried using it incorrectly, don't be surprised if you end up on your butt. The loud twang did make the other campers laugh, but I no...
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    I so need these

    I so need these
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    look at the Dutchware gear

    look at the Dutchware gear
  13. Thread: Camouflage

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    I have that on inside of my top quilt.

    I have that on inside of my top quilt.
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    I lost 1 "end" in the Victorian high country, and...

    I lost 1 "end" in the Victorian high country, and the other end fuzzed badly. so it has been retired
  15. top can be made up by clothing, bottom less so

    top can be made up by clothing, bottom less so
  16. bottom insulation is always more important

    bottom insulation is always more important
  17. if only there was a more subdued colour :)

    if only there was a more subdued colour :)
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    Speed Hook at Dutchwaregear.com

    I left one of my speed anchors at a remote campsite. thankfully I brought a spare woopie
  19. mate, I reckon you should start simple and ease...

    mate, I reckon you should start simple and ease into the whole hammocking thing.
    start with day hanging, grab a Dutch hammock with woopie suspension, then just hang in the back yard. you'll learn...
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    it's compounded by the fact I have a RidgeRunner,...

    it's compounded by the fact I have a RidgeRunner, but I'd say at least 80% of my hangs there's another tree or bush in the way
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    the olive brown works for me. multicam is...

    the olive brown works for me. multicam is expensive and not that good
  22. Thread: TQ and UQ

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    I like the Underground Quilts (UGQ). I have a top...

    I like the Underground Quilts (UGQ). I have a top and bottom for my RidgeRunner. they're quality construction, warm and light weight. and with the water proof down, I have no worries about humidity
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    did you adjust the cords? you can vary the quilt...

    did you adjust the cords? you can vary the quilt from hanging very loose to super snug just by adjusting the cords/bungee
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    HG or ZPacks Cuben

    yeah, I have a 12 footer too. H000GE!
    biggest problem I have is finding clear spacer to hang. love the coverage tho
  25. so how does one sew this together?

    so how does one sew this together?
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    yeah, super easy to patch. mine even came with a...

    yeah, super easy to patch. mine even came with a small piece of cuben tape.
    fwiw, the ridge line is actually made using tape (not sewn), so tape is plenty strong
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    with the Aussie dollar in the toilet, I can't...

    with the Aussie dollar in the toilet, I can't afford to buy another set. so I'd love to be a guinea pig :)
  28. best gathered end hammock I've tried

    best gathered end hammock I've tried
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    quick photo of one of my leads after using...

    quick photo of one of my leads after using original speed hooks. I think I might retire them :)
    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/28/6b6ed9bbaabf233c89c347e10daa376f.jpg
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    put a small hole in my HG cuben tarp on the...

    put a small hole in my HG cuben tarp on the weekend :(
    and yes they're very noisy in the rain.
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    fwiw, the zpacks dry bag is too small

    fwiw, the zpacks dry bag is too small
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    usually a lack of stock

    usually a lack of stock
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    as I said it in another thread, I find 83% is not...

    as I said it in another thread, I find 83% is not quite right. unfortunately I haven't had a chance to experiment further as the kids kicked me out of the hammock on the weekend
  34. Thread: speed hook ?

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    hmm, I was suspecting sharp edges rather than...

    hmm, I was suspecting sharp edges rather than burs being the cause, but maybe I didnt have it tight enough before loading up ?!?
  35. fitted a ridgeline on the weekend. I think 83% or...

    fitted a ridgeline on the weekend. I think 83% or 110" may not be the best. shorter seems better.
    anyway, the kids kicked me out and I didnt get much use :)
  36. got my summer sock the other day. great piece of...

    got my summer sock the other day. great piece of kit, very impressed!

    now if only the kids would let me use the hammock!
  37. used my hooks for the first time today. very nice...

    used my hooks for the first time today. very nice thankyou. easily cut 300mm off my minimum hang distance

    unfortunately they must have some sharp edges, as I noticed some fuzzing on the leads...
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    it's my leads that are frayed, not the continuous...

    it's my leads that are frayed, not the continuous loops
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    mine are definitely frayed. I ran my finger over...

    mine are definitely frayed. I ran my finger over the hook but cant feel any burs ;/
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    when I put new suspension on my Dutch Argon, I...

    when I put new suspension on my Dutch Argon, I also scraped the ground on first use.
    second time around and it was just like the old suspension

    ie. there's a lot of give in new unused suspension
  41. Bridge Hammock Speed Hooks available at Dutchwaregear.com

    thanks mate
    any chance of a pic? the pics above look like a single strand of amsteel?!?
  42. Dutch, can you confirm these hooks work fine with...

    Dutch, can you confirm these hooks work fine with a Warbonnet RidgeRunner?
  43. looks like I need to make another order!

    looks like I need to make another order!
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    Dutch sells Gutermann

    Dutch sells Gutermann
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    love my Ambush, but I'm about 4" too short for...

    love my Ambush, but I'm about 4" too short for your requirements
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    use a continuous loop on the end of the hammock....

    use a continuous loop on the end of the hammock.

    Warbonnet attaches whoopies etc directly to the hammock and then uses a biner to attach to the tree strap, Dutch does it the other way around ie....
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    adutchable clip or multiple wraps takes care of...

    adutchable clip or multiple wraps takes care of small trees, and for big trees you just run the amsteel around the tree and through the loop or buckle (obviously not the weight bearing section)
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    YES!! the last package took 3 weeks to arrive,...

    YES!!
    the last package took 3 weeks to arrive, must have been a slow boat!
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    heh, I was kinda joking, and shipping to the US...

    heh, I was kinda joking, and shipping to the US would be prohibitive...

    fwiw, I have 6 x whoopie hooks and 4 whoopie slings, also 2 x dutch clips
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    yes, this add the aDutchable buckles for the...

    yes, this
    add the aDutchable buckles for the ultimate in convenience
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