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    +1 Yes perfect word choice after seeing the pic. ...

    +1 Yes perfect word choice after seeing the pic. All joking aside sorry about your lose, hope the 2.0 Ver brings many comfy nights. :D
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    Thanks :)

    Never mind went a totally diff way.
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    +1 I am 165Lbs. Use two 3/8" Eye Bolts,...

    +1 I am 165Lbs. Use two 3/8" Eye Bolts, pre-drilled the holes and I have never had any issues...."YET":lol:

    P.S. They are rated for 250lbs.
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    WTB Speer PP and or Hammock Sock

    all looking to purchase a Speer Pea Pod and Full Over cover Hammock Sock. Not looking for the Hammock Sock to be like the Pea Pod but more like the one off Just Jeff's site.
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    Adventure Medical Kits Bivvy

    Ok testing some things in preparation for a Thru for next year and am looking into using a Bivvy/Quilt Liner for added warmth on those few nights that drop, instead of purchasing a larger TQ or OQ. ...
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    And to add to this...What about just sitting...

    And to add to this...What about just sitting during the day? Anyone bring an UQ with them as night temps where low but day temps high? I have and for sure during the day you want that UQ as far...
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    Ouch is right!!!

    Good lord your a big feller ain't chya? :D Being 5'7" and 165 I can't say much to aid you other than knowing the equipment, SMC descender rings and some good quality 1.5" webbing would be the safest...
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    Welcome

    Howdy Slopes!! :)
  9. Thread: toggles

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    Dutch= It is ok to use sticks for toggles but you...

    Dutch= It is ok to use sticks for toggles but you need to use little huggers on them. And the little huggers weigh more then a toggle so you might as well just carry the toggle.

    Actually I like...
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    :lol::lol::lol: Outstanding!!!!

    :lol::lol::lol: Outstanding!!!!
  11. Thread: dream hammocks

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    +1Million, was giggling for a while about how you...

    +1Million, was giggling for a while about how you attach it to a tree. Priceless.:lol::lol:
  12. Thread: 2/3 UQ 1.5 loft

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    Just a Headsup

    I bought one of the originals she made. Here is a link to the review I did.
  13. Thread: toggles

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    Here are the Toggles I am using with my Whoo-Pie...

    Here are the Toggles I am using with my Whoo-Pie Slings. Working fine for a month or two.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/9/3/7/100_0114_thumb.jpg
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    And let me say I too am not knocking you guys...

    And let me say I too am not knocking you guys (Jacks) I have bought stuff from you/them before and will again, just too alike for me not to ask the question.
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    I think to answer the original Posters...

    I think to answer the original Posters question...Reason is we like to mess with stuff that aint broken.:D But honestly it is all about choice, like gargoyle said we like to try out new stuff and...
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    WoW...your kinda right with those...

    WoW...your kinda right with those links...Descriptions, Weights, Sizes....all similar :confused: Could they be one and the same, I mean is JRB selling Equinox gear? Jacks?
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    Poll: Dyi

    My only reason for suggesting a DYI is I thought I knew what i wanted and when I bought my first hammock it was a Clark. Loved it until I figured out some things I would prefer that it didn't have. ...
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    Sticky: Nope...... wait I just saw it blink. :lol:

    Nope...... wait I just saw it blink. :lol:
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    And you had me laughing, sparking my memory about...

    And you had me laughing, sparking my memory about Stokes State Forest. I use to go there all the time and even did the grade school outdoors thing there. I am a little younger than some of you with...
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    Ok Finally Got mine

    Ok made some new Whoopie Slings and added a few Toggles got rid of two Beiners and four ring buckles.

    Total Suspension Both sides excluding my ridge line as I think that is more part of the...
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    And that pile at the bottom, sure does look like...

    And that pile at the bottom, sure does look like everyone is having a good time. (I say as I slide my way past "alaskaoneday"):lol::lol::lol:
  22. Poll: Did you kill it for chewing threw your Hammock? ...

    Did you kill it for chewing threw your Hammock? I would have, and I never kill stuff. Don't mess with my gear though or its your @#$.:lol::lol::lol:
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    Sticky: No I do not as I have no scale at home to weigh...

    No I do not as I have no scale at home to weigh them. I am going to bring them in to work tomorrow and use the mail scale there. Get some good looks from the folks in the office when I do that...
  24. Thread: Tarp line/length

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    Yea a few ideas on what nutter you are...

    Yea a few ideas on what nutter you are :lol::lol:. Dude I love the vids. Not sure how I missed that one, thought I'd seen'em all. Good thing I clicked on it as I would have put many more loops in...
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    Sticky: Quick post of my setup

    Ok I went with a combo setup used the Whoopie sling with toggles I made from Aluminum Slurpee straws I found in 7/11.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/9/3/7/100_0107_thumb.jpg
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    2/3 UQ by Hangnout's daughter Review.

    Summary of My Findings
    Use: Summer, Early/Late Fall
    Price: 99$
    Weight: On my scale 8oz.
    Dimensions: 38" X 45 1/4"
    NOTES: Could be used in conjunction with a second full UQ to add warmth on...
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    No...I can not help ya with the WBBB but once you...

    No...I can not help ya with the WBBB but once you buy your Hammock (BB or Clark) lets get together for a hang. Work in SLC but live out in Heber right by the Uintah Entrance. Cool setup at teh...
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    Yo!

    Glad to have ya. This place is an excellent place to gather info and spread it. That and the fact we are among good folks well myself excluded (Hahahaha), but honestly, start saving now as you will...
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    Done deal, and I did tie a Double Overhand...

    Done deal, and I did tie a Double Overhand Stopper Knot at both free ends "Frawg". For some reason I don't like the extra tag left over from burying the free ends. Found out that my initial thought...
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    Holy Cow!!!

    After reading through this whole post (i.e. 2 days) I have come to the conclusion that the Whoopie Sling is my best choice. Reason being is I get very stupid after a 14 mile day and have been known...
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    Heck if I had $5K to blow on a bottle of booze I...

    Heck if I had $5K to blow on a bottle of booze I would for sure. And share it with everyone I could. That is if I had it to blow it.:laugh:
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    Answer: 1... Correct. Figured I will try it...

    Answer:
    1... Correct. Figured I will try it both ways and see which works best for me. And with the way I was thinking, would use the beiner as the drip ring.

    2... Figured Marlin Spike would...
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    Sweet

    OK Finally just arrived at work was disappointed not being able to use it this weekend but, I now have an excuse to sleep in the back yard tonight. Will give a small review, and then a better one...
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    Perfect. Thank you all so much for the feed...

    Perfect. Thank you all so much for the feed back. I love this darn place. Should be getting my AMSteel on Monday or Tuesday so i will be able to rig this up as you did Slowbro. Might reverse the...
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    AMSteel Blue Question

    Does someone have information on how much AmSteel Blue soaks up water? I am asking because I am trying to use the Whoopie Sling method on 1/8" Blue for my suspension, and am wondering if I connect...
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    Awww Yea!!!!

    I am the "Other" lucky person to get one. I am waiting on it, should be here tomorrow. I will be able to add more info to this post once I get it under the hammock this weekend to give a full Trip...
  37. Thread: Clark $

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    Clark $

    Has Clark raised their prices? It seems I payed quit a bit less for my UL last year than what is listed currently on their site.:confused:
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    Looking to purchase.

    PM Sent...
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    Sweet tree for sure. I bet you could sit/ hang...

    Sweet tree for sure. I bet you could sit/ hang in the same spot under that tree all day and not have a ray of sun hit ya.

    The first pic looked like they hung that sign with nails.:scared: I was...
  40. Thread: Budget Quilt

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    Ha......! Now you did it, opening up a "Can of...

    Ha......! Now you did it, opening up a "Can of Worms" with that question. LOL Honestly that just depends on how warm of a sleeper ya are. After I went to a UQ and TQ I no longer had a need for a...
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    Hey I live in Utah too, try bringing a few of...

    Hey I live in Utah too, try bringing a few of these http://www.rei.com/product/696253 with ya when you go...always a rock some where to plug into. I have swung from a cliff and an old beat up Pinion...
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    Agreed and the fact Basic Math was the limit of...

    Agreed and the fact Basic Math was the limit of my understanding in Junior High, Physics would have blown my head off. :laugh:
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    Was gonna ask why you where so mad at this guy or...

    Was gonna ask why you where so mad at this guy or if you where joking but now that I read your post I get ya.

    And to East Stingray that asked about what happens when a sparrow gets angry, let me...
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    If you have to perform field surgery on me in my...

    If you have to perform field surgery on me in my hammock just let me die and give my blood free hammock to the first ground dweller that wants it.:lol:

    Also agree that the Banana Yellow Nylon my...
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    +1 and welcome. Also when u get the DIY bug...

    +1 and welcome. Also when u get the DIY bug :shades:...you will have no trouble spending the rest of your cash yourself.
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    "Borderline Breathable enough"...:lol: I'd say...

    "Borderline Breathable enough"...:lol: I'd say give it a try then...how bad could it be.
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    OK so my thinking the 15" distance is obviously...

    OK so my thinking the 15" distance is obviously something I dreamed about rather than read/heard. I remember seeing a soccer game on TV once where the pitch was hit somewhere close to one of the...
  48. Thread: a video that fits

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    NICe

    Love the way they go from the woods to the manicured lawn with trimmed bushes and everything. Also love the directional rain :rolleyes:. Yea I will agree that I can not setup my hammock any quicker...
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    15" from the strike point is what I remember...

    15" from the strike point is what I remember reading some place. And that is only the distance that keeps you alive...but as adkpiper said your still gonna be a little smokey. And I aint talkin...
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    +1...Figure I'll run the risk to be comfy. I do...

    +1...Figure I'll run the risk to be comfy. I do look when I am hanging in a grove to make sure I am not on the tree that's the tallest if I can help it. Although living in Utah we do not see much...
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