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    I had good luck with a piece of cotton the shirt...

    I had good luck with a piece of cotton the shirt about 1x6" with a 1" slit as to larks head it onto the line
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    Congratulations and may your hammocks always hang...

    Congratulations and may your hammocks always hang together!

    Jason
  3. A good place to start wood be 'justjeff'. He has...

    A good place to start wood be 'justjeff'. He has a few diy ideas on his site: to the woods.net. under the tab self made gear. I was toying with this idea myself for quite a while. Something...
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    Agreed! My first project was a sleeping bag...

    Agreed! My first project was a sleeping bag underquilt mod. As you said, function was priority, not looks. My first is still in use, as a loaner UQ.

    And welcome to the diy geek squad! Its...
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    That's what it looks like to me too
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    I don't have any faith... I rigged up my Chinook...

    I don't have any faith... I rigged up my Chinook in kitchen mode with the center tie out running around a tree limb up high to stop pooling. A rain shower and moderate breeze later the center seam...
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    darn

    I guess kayak bottom would be out too, says it relies on trapped air for its abilities and is not intended to be used on items that are continuously submerged.

    This stuff sound a little gimmicky...
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    Also says that oils from your hands, abrasion,...

    Also says that oils from your hands, abrasion, and a few more things cause poor performance. I guess tarps and packs are out. Unless you can stuff your tarp while wearing gloves and don't rub the...
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    It says in the fine print that two coats may...

    It says in the fine print that two coats may necessary. Assuming we are talking about untreated nylon, I guess you guys should double that previous estimate of $100 for a 10x10 tarp 'eh?
  10. +1 on picture of the month!!

    +1 on picture of the month!!
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    Getting a doubler layer hammock will help if you...

    Getting a doubler layer hammock will help if you are using a pad. Pads are warm, light, and inexpensive. After you get used to setting up and getting comfy on one its not that bad. Some here...
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    Nice trip!

    Nice trip!
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    SS... Yes, its a great area to paddle. Lila is...

    SS... Yes, its a great area to paddle. Lila is nice too. Enjoy your trip, thanks

    Jerzy... thanks, The black flies were non existent, bad mosquitoes at the lower dam. None up on the lake which...
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    I'm also going up in Aug.. Weekend of the 10th. ...

    I'm also going up in Aug.. Weekend of the 10th. Lows Lake again. Bringing the girls this trip
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    more pices

    some more photos
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    Lows Lake, NY (pics)

    Had a great but rainy trip last weekend (6/7-6/10) in the Adirondacks. This trip was by canoe and sleep by DIY hammocks that I put together for the friends and family.

    Friday morning we drove...
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    Wasn't trashing the bottom entry at all. I like...

    Wasn't trashing the bottom entry at all. I like it for ease of hitting that sweet spot first time go. I also enjoy reaching out the zipper side to grab things in the night ("go jug", extra sweater,...
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    Yeah.. Hh is one of those asymmetrical hammocks. ...

    Yeah.. Hh is one of those asymmetrical hammocks. You sit in and lean back so your feet are closest to the zipper. If you don't have the side zip, get the mod.. ITS WORTH IT! So if you are climbing...
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    I would make the A frame but not the center pole....

    I would make the A frame but not the center pole. Instead of wedges cut your Angle into the 2x6. At the top I would secure it to the wall with a nailer piece and spread it across three studs. ...
  20. Welcome! I'm interested in some pics from the...

    Welcome! I'm interested in some pics from the park. I live in Valley Stream.. Nassau Queens border. No trees in my backyard either. I strongly suggest an under quilt over pads. Much more comfy...
  21. Skeeter activities usually die down a little...

    Skeeter activities usually die down a little about an hour or two after sunset anyways. The pick back up at dawn. Depending on your travel/sleep times or habits you may not need anything. MHO ...
  22. Check out the "HUG" bug net. If you Google it...

    Check out the "HUG" bug net. If you Google it you will find Dereck Hansen's website. I think they are $10. If you add hammock forums to the search you will find where he posted instructions for a...
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    I made a DIY pillow and stuffed it with left over...

    I made a DIY pillow and stuffed it with left over climashield Apex that I had from an under quilt I built previously. Works great and stuff pretty small too.
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    There are a lot of options! I've used blue tarps...

    There are a lot of options! I've used blue tarps from wally world, sportsmans guide 12' tarps, and I've tried a DIY tarp (it was too heavy using 1.9 coated nylon so it became a spray cover for my...
  25. Thank you sir! I do enjoy your videos!

    Thank you sir! I do enjoy your videos!
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    I agree with slvrsrfr and Acer. Especially in...

    I agree with slvrsrfr and Acer. Especially in areas with more possibilities of rain. On stormy nasty days nothing is better than chilling under a nice and roomy tarp.
  27. YouTube search shugemery. Another HF member who...

    YouTube search shugemery. Another HF member who has about ten vids on just that.

    I cant wait to get home and watch your video Risk!
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    Welcome aboard lots of helpful people here. If...

    Welcome aboard lots of helpful people here. If you haven't already check out shugs videos on YouTube. "Essentials for noobs". Chanel is shugemery.
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    My stock browser wouldn't let it post either on...

    My stock browser wouldn't let it post either on my droid. I downloaded dolphin browser and it works.
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    Very nice tarp!!! Very nice

    Very nice tarp!!! Very nice
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    +1

    As a not so old cop I can tell there's nothing wrong with a donut!!! :)

    Good luck!
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    That seems like a good idea... why didnt i think...

    That seems like a good idea... why didnt i think of that!??
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    I drilled a 1/2" hole through the joist in the...

    I drilled a 1/2" hole through the joist in the center. Strung amsteel through it and hung from that. Didn't want to torque the joist with an eye bolt on one side. I also stayed on the same joist if...
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    Nice pics. Can't wait to get home and watch the...

    Nice pics. Can't wait to get home and watch the vid! Thanks for sharing
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    I haven't sprung yet but HF member DUTCH makes...

    I haven't sprung yet but HF member DUTCH makes stuff for that.. all who use don't complain. Search dutchware I think. I am on Mobile so I don't have a link
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    Exped Downmat

    I believe it has 700 fill down as its insulation!!!
  37. I then used the bag zipper to put a side zip mod...

    I then used the bag zipper to put a side zip mod on my hennessey. 2QZQ style.. so save your parts. They may come in handy. :)
  38. I had great success with a polargaurd3d north...

    I had great success with a polargaurd3d north face bag. I measured out the widest part of the bag, cut it and sewed shock cord into the "left over " material around the edges when I re sewed the...
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    This has happened to me too. I found that...

    This has happened to me too. I found that hanging the foot end a few inches higher stopped it from happening. I guess I was sliding down at night and with the foot end higher I stay in that sweet...
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    Go on YouTube and check out HF member. "Shug's...

    Go on YouTube and check out HF member. "Shug's videos. Hammock how to's. I wish I had found this site and his vids before I started buying stuff.
    With that said, I am very satisfied with my DIY...
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    I hang in my basement. I am hanging from the...

    I hang in my basement. I am hanging from the corners of the room were my suspension is supported by more than one stud. I drilled a hole and used a rope with a stopper knot on the other side to...
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    Welcome from NY

    Welcome from NY
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    ;)

    Phew! I thought I was the only one! Thanks, I feel a lot better now. ;)
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    I have poked holes in a couple ripstop hammocks...

    I have poked holes in a couple ripstop hammocks and the hole didn't spread even a year later. (Things in my pockets). If it wasn't rip stop, the hole may have turned into a tear leaving my butt on...
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    Nice job! I still have and loan out my modified...

    Nice job! I still have and loan out my modified sleeping bag UQ. It is, as you said, heavy and bulky but it works and is more comfy than a pad.

    Again nice work, I like recycling ;)
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    i agree with medicineman...

    Off the trail and tucked away in the brush. (If possible) I find it a lot easier to hide a hammock than it was to hide a tent since level ground is not an issue. I just make extra sure there are...
  47. Thread: Lazy Day

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    Lazy Day

    A pic of my girls lounging in the basement hammock. Pajama day! Too much turkey!
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    Youtube HF member shugs how to vids.. he has a...

    Youtube HF member shugs how to vids.. he has a video on whats called a SPE. segmented pad extender... this allows you to put your thermarest down in the hammock with "wings " to cover your shoulders...
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    I usually just put a marlin spike hitch around...

    I usually just put a marlin spike hitch around the stake and put it in the ground
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    I ditched the skins and use a mesh stuff sack. ...

    I ditched the skins and use a mesh stuff sack. Then it goes into the top flap pocket on the pack. Along with the tree hugers and 4 stakes. That way nothing in the main compartment gets wet or...
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