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    Well THAT would be a show stopper and I would be...

    Well THAT would be a show stopper and I would be very anxious to see them work. Looking forward to your progression.
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    I'd like to see them in action too. I have to...

    I'd like to see them in action too. I have to assume that you will need to run guy lines out to hold the stands in place like the Handy Hammock or the Bipod 2x4 stands. From my experience it either...
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    I was thinking about that but the weight threw me...

    I was thinking about that but the weight threw me off. Some of those are up to 40 lbs. I have a sea eagle explorer that is 40 lbs and I know its definitely bulky.

    I fly everywhere and I don't care...
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    OR... You could just buy a cheap inflatable...

    OR...

    You could just buy a cheap inflatable raft like this one at 7 lbs, under inflate it, turn it upside down and you are probably set:

    Intex Explorer 200, 2-Person Inflatable Boat Set with...
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    Or better yet... Sorry I get twitchy on these...

    Or better yet... Sorry I get twitchy on these things..

    A cylindrical baffle going in a modified circle surrounded by a ripstop mummybag.. It could work with the right height of inflatable
    ...
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    I am considering the same thing. I hate hotel...

    I am considering the same thing. I hate hotel beds and I hate going to ground. Getting ready for a bicycle tour this summer and gearing up for a 50% travel schedule in hotels, I need to find a...
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    Certainly not here, these cottage vendors make...

    Certainly not here, these cottage vendors make some cool stuff. It beats buying stuff you regret later after the learning process. Glad you got out and it went well. The weather was amazing. Too bad...
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    I have a superfly and the misting happens on mine...

    I have a superfly and the misting happens on mine when in porch mode where the rain hits 90 degrees to the tarp. Ive learned to drop the tarp in heavy rains. Not sure if its normal but its how I deal...
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    Well, how did the maiden voyage go?

    Well, how did the maiden voyage go?
  10. I sleep in my hammock exclusively when home. I am...

    I sleep in my hammock exclusively when home. I am a roller, I toss and turn on beds and in a hammock it keeps me from moving around with support like my sleep number bed cant do. I have a Garmin...
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    Another Green Bay resident here, welcome! That...

    Another Green Bay resident here, welcome! That XLC will be awesome, I bet you are excited.
  12. I have been away for a while and havent kept up...

    I have been away for a while and havent kept up with the thread.

    You know, when I made this stand, it was based off of necessity and others designs here and there. I am amazed at how successful...
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    Sticky: Just being "that guy" to throw out some...

    Just being "that guy" to throw out some caution... yeah, that's me...I use my hammock stand in the basement.

    It's just safer with some interior walls IMHO. Those side forces are extensive for a...
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    No doubt this thing is unique and worthy of a...

    No doubt this thing is unique and worthy of a try. It's great to see leaps of change, everything up to this point has been incremental.
  15. The continuous loop rests on the attachment point...

    The continuous loop rests on the attachment point of the three poles where they come together. The amsteel is 7/64 and works great.
  16. I put a 6 inch piece of 26" inner tube on the...

    I put a 6 inch piece of 26" inner tube on the ends of my ridge pole to stop slippage of the straps and a bolt through as a last resort stopper but I haven't needed it yet.
    I used a continuous...
  17. I have a 3' mini single layer DIY hammock, with...

    I have a 3' mini single layer DIY hammock, with amsteel and shock cord running through it to close the top when not in use, that I use as a chair and it seconds as my side storage at night. I just...
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    Very intriguing design, I am tempted, but I would...

    Very intriguing design, I am tempted, but I would have to buy the pad again, and since I haven't gone back to ground in years, I have almost forgot one major reason why I left it.

    I have very...
  19. There is no anonymity... Donna knows all!

    There is no anonymity... Donna knows all!
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    I am starting to get excited, looking forward to...

    I am starting to get excited, looking forward to getting mine and testing it out. Thanks for the video.
  21. Wile it isn't specifically for a hammock, my...

    Wile it isn't specifically for a hammock, my retractable clothes line pole is flush with the ground, when in use it goes into the Pipe and pulls out for mowing and the winter. The thickness of that...
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    Just think, your chances have improved...

    Just think, your chances have improved drastically now that it will likely not happen again. Glad you are ok, I still get a little twisted mentally when the wind starts up, laying in the hammock. You...
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    It must be something Randy is sewing into the...

    It must be something Randy is sewing into the material, or some sort of magic sleeping potion he has perfected.

    99584
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    I did mine a while ago, but I think I got it all...

    I did mine a while ago, but I think I got it all at Home Depot for less than 60.

    The lighter guys could probably get away with the stabilzer bars just butted up to the side of the side arms, I...
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    I have both and am 260. Either work fine. The...

    I have both and am 260. Either work fine.

    The PHS length closed up is the length of your bottom board, mine is 8 ft. The length opened up with 6ft arms is 13' 6" and is 66" high. It will work...
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    Also, last night I put my Klymit Static V pad in...

    Also, last night I put my Klymit Static V pad in the double layer hammock and it worked great. I have underquilts but I thought I'd try out the pad just to see how well the V would work, and it did a...
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    I am a big guy at 260 and have a Hennessy...

    I am a big guy at 260 and have a Hennessy Explorer deluxe and a Dream Hammock Dangerbird.
    The Dangerbird is a 132 x 11' 1.9/1.1 hammock and the HHED is a 10' hammock. I like both of them for...
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    The key for me would be that it is small and...

    The key for me would be that it is small and light enough to tow with a car or small suv. Yet big enough to put a couple kayaks on.

    I have a pop up for the times with the whole family, but it...
  29. Wow, glad to hear your getting better. That is...

    Wow, glad to hear your getting better. That is one heck of a project, can't wait to see the results, please make sure to take pics.
  30. I was telling my wife this morning how frustrated...

    I was telling my wife this morning how frustrated I was with family members not thinking things through, then asking me to fix their half hazard decisions. She reminded me that I over think basically...
  31. Just testing in cold weather, 2- 2 1/2 ft of snow...

    Just testing in cold weather, 2- 2 1/2 ft of snow playing with the snowshoes. Actually I got a 20* burrow for Christmas and wanted to try it out in 0*. Adam makes some great stuff. just thought I'd...
  32. I had the same thing happen, using inner tubes...

    I had the same thing happen, using inner tubes and they would slide in. I put a bolt and nut through the area so that the inner tube had something to keep it from moving. So far it has worked well. I...
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    The call of nature makes it tough during the...

    The call of nature makes it tough during the winter, I still rely on a clearly marked and carefully used Gatorade bottle. Staying warm, while helping me to keep warm.

    I always worry about it...
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    I love watching people do this, so much...

    I love watching people do this, so much experience to learn from here at the forum. Thanks for sharing it.
  35. It's funny because my wife complains that I am...

    It's funny because my wife complains that I am always trying to make things better, for me, which usually includes being more complicated for her.

    Keep changing it up, that's how new stuff is...
  36. I made a TQ from these and for me, I consider it...

    I made a TQ from these and for me, I consider it my 50 degree top quilt.
    Mine is only a single layer though.
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    The 20* burrow is saying 83" for a long and 78"...

    The 20* burrow is saying 83" for a long and 78" for a standard. Same with the 0* as far as I can see.. Maybe I am missing something.
  38. I know someone did two hammocks with three...

    I know someone did two hammocks with three tripods and two poles, three would be pretty cool.
  39. Is this what you are looking for"? ...

    Is this what you are looking for"?

    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a52/Agfadoc/th_20130223_115716_zps7f9c4b33.jpg
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a52/Agfadoc/th_20130223_115652_zps6b225357.jpg...
  40. That's funny man, what a setup! Yeah, much...

    That's funny man, what a setup!

    Yeah, much better without the bow, I use inner tubes and a bolt that runs through the tube as a last resort. Thinking of taking out the bolt, but it works for now.
  41. That looks cool. I think I know what you mean...

    That looks cool. I think I know what you mean about the unanchored line. When I would connect one end of my bundle of hammock, tq and uq combined, to the ridge pole, the weight would be enough to...
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    I was just there and it was nice, I reserved on...

    I was just there and it was nice, I reserved on line, and got site F253. I got there after 3pm so I can't help, but the site was really nice. I walked around and couldn't see many sites that were...
  43. Re: Another version of the Aluminum Surplus Military Pole Stand

    Double post..
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    I got mine from deagle1969 on eBay.

    http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewitem?itemId=120825971714

    Good guy to work with and let me pick them up locally.

    I am laying in the hammock now in the...
  45. Re: Another version of the Aluminum Surplus Military Pole Stand

    Have fun with it, the only time the limiters were actually used was when I had it on concrete where the legs could slip and if one of the cord locks broke, I figured the 550 Ioop wouldn't go too...
  46. Re: Another version of the Aluminum Surplus Military Pole Stand

    The shelf limiters work great for me, the cord locks only form the curves to ensure that they wrap around the tubes so they don't slide down. There isn't hardly any pressure on the paracord until I...
  47. Re: Another version of the Aluminum Surplus Military Pole Stand

    Well here is the stand in the Grand Tetons and in Yellowstone. I took out the guide gear tarp just to see how it would fit.

    It worked great and it got down to 28 degrees. ..
    You have to zoom in...
  48. Re: Another version of the Aluminum Surplus Military Pole Stand

    Yeah, you could do without them, it's only there for if you are moving them around, you will be fine.
  49. Nice work! My ADD gets the best of me...

    Nice work!

    My ADD gets the best of me sometimes and I am always pleased to see a less complicated way to the goal. No fuss, no muss.
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    Re: Pillow preference

    I use a therma rest pad in the thermarest pillow case. I use the pad for other things during the day and as a pillow at night it fits perfect in their pillow case.
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