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  1. Wow! Thanks so much Alana and Dutch! You can't...

    Wow! Thanks so much Alana and Dutch!
    You can't go wrong to sing this song
    we're so truly blessed, I must confess
    to have a Dutch, thanks so much!

    I'll stick to my wish from the last raffle:
    I...
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    Thanks for the nice suggestion, but traveling...

    Thanks for the nice suggestion, but traveling ain't the thing holding me back, that's family obligations. The mentioned nice pm came from her BTW [emoji6]
    Have a great time and enjoy the hang!
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    I am on the small side here - I got two hammocks...

    I am on the small side here - I got two hammocks in my gear box. One simple diy I made way before I found this forum which is perfect for napping, but a little bit on the small side for a nights...
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    Voted multiple times in a row from one device...

    Voted multiple times in a row from one device through once connection today (phone w/ wlan). So it may be worth to just try, seems the "24h-rule" ain't always working (or is working in our favor...).
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    Hallo zusammen! Just found this thread, thru a...

    Hallo zusammen!
    Just found this thread, thru a very nice pm. I can't come but wish y'all a great time!
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    I'd suggest a fronkey-style net. Easy to DIY,...

    I'd suggest a fronkey-style net. Easy to DIY, inexpensive and really good bug protection.
    You can search the site for it, Fronkey did an excellent how to video and there are several build threads.
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    Hey Trevor, you just gained one vote. Watching...

    Hey Trevor, you just gained one vote. Watching you on survivor man would be so much fun dude!
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    Quite comfy it looks this one.

    Quite comfy it looks this one.
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    That's what I'd suggest too. Easy to do, works...

    That's what I'd suggest too. Easy to do, works with almost any line, no hardware, foolproof. Once I dryed my laundry right at the ocean (like a few meters from the water) like this. Despite quite...
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    What you describes sounds like synthetics to me....

    What you describes sounds like synthetics to me. Only thing not entirely within your requirements would be volume.
    On the other hand there are multiple sorts of treated down on the marked, which...
  11. This was fun, all the idea, the own tinkering -...

    This was fun, all the idea, the own tinkering - thank you Dutch!
    UFDIGGA: Congrats and I,m looking forward to a built-threat and many pics :shades:
  12. Thumbs up Dutch for doing this awesome raffle! ...

    Thumbs up Dutch for doing this awesome raffle!

    I would like to go a little lighter, while increasing comfort and ease of setup at the same time.
    For this I'd like a 11" NylonD 1.0 hammock with...
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    Have you tried contacting wilderness logics...

    Have you tried contacting wilderness logics directly? They should have the answers you're looking for [emoji6]
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    The weight of their old line of products put me...

    The weight of their old line of products put me off buying gear from them, looks like they did some minor improvement there.
    But I did buy amsteel once and got it the next day (from UK to Germany)!
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    Hmm, I can't think of any other vendor for...

    Hmm, I can't think of any other vendor for underquilts in Europe. Living there I also would be interested in that site.
    If, on the other hand, you where looking for topquilts I'd know at least two...
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    Good one [emoji1]

    Good one [emoji1]
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    Same here. Plus you don't have to carry any...

    Same here. Plus you don't have to carry any weight to have toggles.
  18. I would sew the ridge first. In my experience...

    I would sew the ridge first. In my experience (which is limited to one tarp) the flat felled seam ain't in the way very much when hemming the perimeter.
    Cheers Jo
  19. I'll second that. Just run the strap through...

    I'll second that. Just run the strap through itself. If you wanna you a carabiner, use a climbing rated one.
    Calculating the forces your suspension is subjected to ain't that easy either, as you've...
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    Welcome, what an impressive first post ;-)

    Welcome, what an impressive first post ;-)
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    Welcome to the forums! Did parts of this...

    Welcome to the forums!

    Did parts of this trail many years ago. Hammocking would have been easy,you mostly walk in or right beside the forest.
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    Cool stuff MDSH. You are being very innovative...

    Cool stuff MDSH. You are being very innovative with your pursuit of ul-hammocking.
    Did you get to test it out yet? I wonder how much condensation one gets in there, with that much net I guess it...
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    The seams go through all the material, so they...

    The seams go through all the material, so they are on both sides and need to be sealed either way. I don't really get what you mean by reinforcing grosgrain? Do you mean the reinforcement-patches for...
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    Head left/right shouldn't be a big deal at all:...

    Head left/right shouldn't be a big deal at all: just flip the tarp upside down. Or is there a particular reason you didn't?
  25. Thread: UQ/TQ storage

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    Only thing with storing the uq having from the...

    Only thing with storing the uq having from the shock cord is it will wear out quicker. On the bright side changing out the cord shouldn't be too big a deal.

    Nevertheless I would recommend storing...
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    Although it hasn't seen any real usage yet: My...

    Although it hasn't seen any real usage yet: My diy-tarp as a second.
    Because it's seen use and has proven itself: My diy-bugnet as a first.
  27. Thread: Tapatalk

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    Forum fiend didn't pass the test for me. It's...

    Forum fiend didn't pass the test for me. It's quite OK for reading a forum, but to participate there a features that I miss.
    So, I'm back to tapatalk. But on a downgraded version.
  28. Thread: Tapatalk

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    I agree, the new interface is horrible to me. I...

    I agree, the new interface is horrible to me. I switched to forum friend (android) two days ago, and am just testing whether I like it. So far I'm only missing the option of displaying all recent...
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    I'm in! Thanks for the fun :-)

    I'm in! Thanks for the fun :-)
  30. Sale at trekking lite store - interesting for European members

    Thought this info might be valuable for some European members thinking about a buying a tq:
    Today and tomorrow (20.11. and 21.11.) the German webshop Trekking-lite-shop.com gives 18 to 20% off their...
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    Hallo an Bord, viel Spaß hier! = welcome...

    Hallo an Bord, viel Spaß hier!
    = welcome aboard, enjoy it!
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    On my first project (hammock) I left them on. On...

    On my first project (hammock) I left them on. On the most recent one (tarp) I cut them off. Lesson learnt: for me it really pays off to put in the extra work in the beginning. So much easier to hem...
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    Thanks Kyle, what great thing you're running...

    Thanks Kyle, what great thing you're running here!

    I got a HyperD 1.6 coupon and would trade for climashield.
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    Oh, i wouldn't worry too much about that. I...

    Oh, i wouldn't worry too much about that. I ordered some dutch recently. It arrived in my mailbox in Germany six days after being shipped! But, I stayed below tax and import duties in value - meaning...
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    Is the uqp "just" clear foil? Looking forward to...

    Is the uqp "just" clear foil?
    Looking forward to the numbers as well.
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    Don't worry about the outcome, just enjoy the...

    Don't worry about the outcome, just enjoy the process and it'll turn out great. Btw I only showed the pretty parts of it in my pics :shades:
    Be sure to post pics of yours once finished!
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    Much obliged :-)

    Much obliged :-)
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    Thanks man! Go for it. If you already made...

    Thanks man!


    Go for it. If you already made that - the only differnce should be the amount of sewing required and the ridgeline for the hex-tarp. So not really that much more difficult I think....
  39. Finally came around doing so:...

    Finally came around doing so: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/100878-DIY-Hex-Tarp-Fronkey-Diygearsupply-Blend?p=1346012#post1346012
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    DIY Hex-Tarp Fronkey-Diygearsupply-Blend

    Hi everyone,

    I finally came arround to turn the silnylon that's been laying in my closet for about ... much too long now into a tarp. My first one.
    As a pattern I used the one Fronkey shows here,...
  41. I too whooo for the crl with a Dutch hook and a...

    I too whooo for the crl with a Dutch hook and a tarp flyz. That's what I use on my current tarp. I got however a flea in the mail, just like hutzelbein, to replace the flyz on the crl for my new diy...
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    I would be careful using silnylon as dry sack...

    I would be careful using silnylon as dry sack material. It's known to leak water under pressure, see for example http://www.jwbasecamp.com/Articles/DryGear/
  43. Last time I checked ukhammocks did offer that...

    Last time I checked ukhammocks did offer that exact thing. But seeing you live in the US, that might be a very expensive solution, considering shipping.
    Just thought if anyone from Europe is in the...
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    Hi there, good to have you back. Looks like you...

    Hi there, good to have you back. Looks like you two had some awesome time for sure!
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    A knotty mood could help. A search in the DIY...

    A knotty mood could help. A search in the DIY section would give you the instructions.
    Another thing I remember is a member used to attach the footbox to the rl (or was it the hammocks foot end?)...
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    Nice thing you're doing there! If participating...

    Nice thing you're doing there!
    If participating from outside the US (in particular Germany) is cool with you, then I'd be in for coyote brown.
  47. Also if you hang your tarp on the hammock-rl the...

    Also if you hang your tarp on the hammock-rl the ends of the hammock won't be covered (or maybe just barely) which can get you very wet.
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    That right there was my reasoning for buying from...

    That right there was my reasoning for buying from ukhammocks (german tax for me though...), plus they had a sale going on at just the right time.
    But still it was quite an investment buying the uq...
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    That looks like fun to me. Thanks for sharing the...

    That looks like fun to me. Thanks for sharing the inspirational report. Always nice to see a good tour been done in your corner of the planet ;-)
  50. Beauty all over. Seems like a great area to just...

    Beauty all over. Seems like a great area to just sit and let the eyes relax.
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