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    You might need a redirect on that heat outlet. I...

    You might need a redirect on that heat outlet. I have to do that where my 24/ setup is.
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    You are most welcome, Chigger. TL

    You are most welcome, Chigger. TL
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    LOL! Dear chigger, There is a Turtlelady,...

    LOL!

    Dear chigger,

    There is a Turtlelady, sometimes called Turtle Lady. Then there is the very kind gentleman named Old Dog. There is the TLS, or Turtle Lady Stand, and the TDS, or Turtle Dog...
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    Best Wishes.

    Best Wishes.
  5. Love the mellow lighting in the photo of the...

    Love the mellow lighting in the photo of the bridge hammock.
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    Hppyfngy: Thank you. Tightening the bolts won't...

    Hppyfngy: Thank you. Tightening the bolts won't do the trick in this case. But, yes, you are spot on. Duh! We drilled the holes too big!

    Now to decide whether to redrill or leave that as is and...
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    TurtleLady's TurtleDog Question

    LOL! What an entertaining read these last few posts here have been!

    Banana Hammock -- you and your stand are a delight! Your stand, not your misunderstandings of our hammock family tree branches,...
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    A nice, compact conduit and pvc version of the...

    A nice, compact conduit and pvc version of the Turtlelady stand was created by wylie_coyote. See his post and pictures at:
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    Bon Voyage!

    Bon Voyage!
  10. Your future looks bright with possibilities,...

    Your future looks bright with possibilities, indeed.
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    Creativity can work wonders. You don't have to...

    Creativity can work wonders. You don't have to have specific "cool" gear to start hanging, just something that will do the job safely for you and for the trees.Look around. Learn a few basic knots,...
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    Superb videos. Thank you to both of you.

    Superb videos. Thank you to both of you.
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    We like pictures of hammocks. Bring them on!

    We like pictures of hammocks. Bring them on!
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    Wishing you a speedy recovery. Recliners are...

    Wishing you a speedy recovery. Recliners are great at such times.
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    Your life is set now to improve in many ways!...

    Your life is set now to improve in many ways! Enjoy. Welcome, from KY

    Turtlelady.
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    Consider a quick, portable tri-pod stand and get...

    Consider a quick, portable tri-pod stand and get started being comfortable and well rested. Tweak afterward as you find out what variables are important to you.

    I really like being as close to an...
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    Welcome from Kentucky. Hang around and enjoy!...

    Welcome from Kentucky. Hang around and enjoy! Turtlelady
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    What fun to be transported to the beach for...

    What fun to be transported to the beach for breakfast this morning! Thanks. Thank you for your service, too. Stay safe, enjoy yourselves often and keep those videos coming. : )
  19. A most enjoyable video. Thank you.

    A most enjoyable video. Thank you.
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    HI, and welcome to HF from Kentucky. My...

    HI, and welcome to HF from Kentucky.

    My daughter lives in Corvalis, having moved there last fall from Portland when her husband went back to school at OSU. I am heading out to visit her next...
  21. Nice TL stand! When I was first creating the...

    Nice TL stand!

    When I was first creating the stand, I did use paracord to suspend the ridgepole, but I used a tripled loop. My husband tied the loops for me using a double grapevine knot. Since...
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    This forum comes the closest to recreating the...

    This forum comes the closest to recreating the feeling of sitting around a campfire with good friends before, after or during an adventure together of any other activity I have found. I like the...
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    The photo links don't open for me. From the...

    The photo links don't open for me. From the catalog listings, both hammocks and the stand look very interesting for the price. Looking forward to your reports of comfort, and practicality for...
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    Wow, Michele! Having you resurface here Certainly...

    Wow, Michele! Having you resurface here Certainly is a dream come true. When I read your trail journal so avidly, I was not a hammock camper. I was in total awe of you as a hiker, hammocker, and a...
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    Dixoncreations, Don't you love those aluminum...

    Dixoncreations, Don't you love those aluminum poles! They feel so solid after all my bamboo and 1/2" EMT conduit stands.

    That is some pretty lashing! I like that brown paracord.

    When I have...
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    Congratulations! Well done.

    Congratulations! Well done.
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    Welcome from KY. Yes, hammocks are kind to our...

    Welcome from KY. Yes, hammocks are kind to our body and spirit! Enjoy.
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    Welcome, from KY just north of Nashville....

    Welcome, from KY just north of Nashville. Congrats on a warm first hang!
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    EMT conduit experiences

    Wvwanderer, and others:

    Today I have posted my experiences with conduit and wood dowel connectors in the Turtlelady Bamboo Stand thread, as your questions are related to a lashed stand instead of...
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    Using Conduit for legs

    This reply is for WVwander, from the Turtledog thread, who asks for experiences using conduit and dowels for legs in a lashed tri-pod stand. I feel the reply more properly belongs in this thread,...
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    Welcome, and thank for your service. Sounds like...

    Welcome, and thank for your service. Sounds like you have a terrific therapist.
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    Hmmm. Just read the mixed reviews. Not very...

    Hmmm. Just read the mixed reviews. Not very reassuring, for the price.
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    I think two of these would work well for a...

    I think two of these would work well for a hammock stand. You can drop your ridge pole down with loops to whatever height you need. At 48" and 9 pounds per end, it is a reasonable handling package,...
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    A beauty already! Congratulations to all.

    A beauty already! Congratulations to all.
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    Loved seeing your pics, especially the snow...

    Loved seeing your pics, especially the snow kitchen. Thanks.
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    Your family hammock system sounds like terrific...

    Your family hammock system sounds like terrific fun. Good luck finding all you need. I look forward to following this thread. Keep the pictures coming.

    Joyfully, Turtlelady.
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    Welcome from Lewisburg, Kentucky just south of...

    Welcome from Lewisburg, Kentucky just south of you a bit in Logan County.
    Enjoy hanging around. Turtlelady
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    What a photo! Wow!

    What a photo! Wow!
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    I can see!

    Yea! I can see the pictures now. Have to stand on my head, but I can see! : )

    Although I am not familiar with what your strap is like, I agree that you could probably make a connection with the...
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    I can't see the pictures.

    I can't see the pictures.
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    Will follow this thread with interest. Turtlelady

    Will follow this thread with interest. Turtlelady
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    I second the idea that you check out the...

    I second the idea that you check out the turtledog portable stand thread imagine whether you could make one to use in the yard, in the basement, in the den, the garage, at grandma's. This may require...
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    Portable Baby Hammock

    https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/c0.0.403.403/p403x403/305573_412511815492131_2079951637_n.jpg

    Temporary Baby Hammock made by tying cloth around a table.
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    Welcome, pickle73. I live in western KY now,...

    Welcome, pickle73. I live in western KY now, Logan County. I lived in Flatwoods in 1968-69, the first year I was married. I inherited a farm on the Carter Caves Road and am there often. I usually...
  45. Thread: Risk's back

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    Risk-- I also appreciate your inspiration in my...

    Risk-- I also appreciate your inspiration in my early explorations, especially related to portable hammock stands. Thank you and Welcome back.
    Joyfully, Turtlelady
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    You are so in the right place! Hanging is a THING...

    You are so in the right place! Hanging is a THING here, most definitely. I like the way you use words. Welcome!
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    : ) You are welcome.

    : ) You are welcome.
  48. Thread: First hang

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    Nice stand for a first hang! : ) If you are...

    Nice stand for a first hang! : )
    If you are going to get a storm tonight, you might want to hang a bit higher into the tarp? Enjoy and Good Luck.
    Let us hear how it went.

    Turtlelady
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    Warmest welcome to the fireside here, from...

    Warmest welcome to the fireside here, from Lewisburg KY south of you.
    Turtlelady
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    Three poles lashed into a tri-pod at each end,...

    Three poles lashed into a tri-pod at each end, ridgepole hanging below and from the lashing, hang hammock from the ridgepole = Turtlelady stand.

    I think the second photo you posted is large...
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