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  1. I'll chime in just to expand the data pool. ...

    I'll chime in just to expand the data pool. 27yo, WBBB w/ JRB MW4 (sometimes Thermarest). I don't generally have any problems, but when I do, I wake up cold. That's to say, every time I let someone...
  2. Looks like you all had a fine time. I'm sorry I...

    Looks like you all had a fine time. I'm sorry I missed out, but at least I was still out hanging. I hope to meet those of you I haven't yet met, and I'll make sure I don't miss next year.
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    I wish I could go with you, but I'll be along...

    I wish I could go with you, but I'll be along soon enough. Peace to you, and may God hold your loved ones close in this time.
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    Poll: Sorry Rip, I think I misunderstood your question...

    Sorry Rip, I think I misunderstood your question the first time I read it. Protection has a certain meaning in my head.

    We usually pack our food in it's own stuff sack and just hanging it from a...
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    Poll: Umm... 357mag, 10mm, or both. Usually make sure...

    Umm... 357mag, 10mm, or both. Usually make sure there's a can or two of bear spray in the group....and a couple slower runners;) It's all just precautionary, of course. I'm sure we'll someday have to...
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    Poll: Well, this is what I get for being MIA for the...

    Well, this is what I get for being MIA for the last while. I'll be with you guys in spirit, but I'm hanging in eastern Oregon this weekend. There's no getting out of it now. At least I'll be...
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    The amount of tension required for the webbing to...

    The amount of tension required for the webbing to resist such a significant lateral force like that of a hammock scares me. I don't want to be discouraging , but please use caution if you actually...
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    Possible? Maybe. Desirable? Doubt it. If...

    Possible? Maybe. Desirable? Doubt it.

    If the webbing is just threaded through the channel, the fabric will slide to the lowest point, giving you, basically the same thing as you'd have with 2...
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    Yeah, we fly the tarp pretty wide in an A-frame. ...

    Yeah, we fly the tarp pretty wide in an A-frame. Before we got our big tarp, we overlaped our two diamond tarps and survived a downpour, but it took a very careful setup and a little miracle. I...
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    Good times. It was a pleasure to meet those of...

    Good times. It was a pleasure to meet those of you that I met. Let's do it again soon.
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    Some people claim they do just fine with two in a...

    Some people claim they do just fine with two in a hammock, but they are few and far between.

    We hang two hammocks side by side, under one tarp, usually from three trees, but two works if one is...
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    I use "the string method", but I use a length of...

    I use "the string method", but I use a length of that ball chain used for dog tags and other necklace type things. I think makes a more consistent curve than string because of it's weight and...
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    ToeJam, I hang in the area around Portland, and...

    ToeJam, I hang in the area around Portland, and my usual tarp is a 12x10 SWT style tarp from Brian @ OES. It's nice to be able to close of the ends in nasty weather, but I usually hang two hammocks...
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    I'm intending to come, but I'll probably come out...

    I'm intending to come, but I'll probably come out on Saturday unless I know exactly where we're going. Can you give a road number and approximate directions?
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    I like the idea.

    I like the idea.
  16. This could be done... but I think you would need...

    This could be done... but I think you would need to roll the edge of the fabric a few times to strengthen it. I doubt the tarp (if we're talking about a tarp) would pitch nice and flat; I think it...
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    I remember going into that same shop a few years...

    I remember going into that same shop a few years ago looking for rings for my ring buckle setup. (This was before whoopie slings.) The guy gave me one of those headtilt maneuvers when I told him...
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    Let me know if you need any help with gear. I'm...

    Let me know if you need any help with gear. I'm in your area and I've done my share of gear making and such.
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    I could probably come out. I don't get off until...

    I could probably come out. I don't get off until at least 7pm, so unless the site is way easy to find a would come Saturday.
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    Smokehouse, you keep stealing ideas from me...

    Smokehouse, you keep stealing ideas from me before I get to them!!! I need to get on it before I have no ideas left!! :D

    The tarp looks great.

    I'm working on designing my 2 hammock...
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    Krissa, you might do well to order some known...

    Krissa, you might do well to order some known weight fabrics from an online retailer, because it will help you recognize what you are shopping for in the future, and you will have a MUCH better...
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    Opal Creek was my first thought. It's somewhat...

    Opal Creek was my first thought. It's somewhat central as far as Oregon goes. I know there are at least two really great sites for several hammocks. The hike in is easy and not very long, and you...
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    I don't usually have too much trouble with my...

    I don't usually have too much trouble with my face freezing, unless it's way cold out. I can usually get the hood of the sleeping bag over my head with just a hole for me to breath out of. It it get...
  24. Smokehouse, I was thinking I remembered you...

    Smokehouse, I was thinking I remembered you losing all your gearin a house fire. It's good to hear you are back at it.

    I had the same idea of using a fire retardant material near the stove and...
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    You might want to go with about 8' then. We...

    You might want to go with about 8' then. We didn't understand that you were going to continue to use your stock line as well. 15 will be overkill for most days.

    Most people put the rings pretty...
  26. Thanks for the resources gargoyle. I think I've...

    Thanks for the resources gargoyle. I think I've stumbled across wintertrekking before.
  27. I'm familiar with the stove jack that would be...

    I'm familiar with the stove jack that would be necessary and all. Just wondering about the fabric. I would be seriously put out if I designed and built the taj mahal of tarp tents only to have it...
  28. Material for wood stove heated shelter?

    I've had it in mind for some time to build a shelter that would be heated by a Titanium Goat wood stove.

    I don't want to end up coated in burning nylon... I don't want to carry canvas.

    I...
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    15' is a good length for a ring/buckle suspension...

    15' is a good length for a ring/buckle suspension in the NW. 12' would be my minimum. I used 15' when I was using rings.

    For tree huggers only, here in the NW I think 8' straps are about...
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    But, what a way to go...:sleep:

    But, what a way to go...:sleep:
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    Why not just whip the ends with another kind of...

    Why not just whip the ends with another kind of cordage? You could melt or epoxy the whipping.
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    What are the oar locks for?? Why not just clove,...

    What are the oar locks for?? Why not just clove, or better yet, constrictor hitch the suspension lines to the uprights?

    Thanks for the video. It's nice to see how other people are doing things.
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    I think this calendar ...

    I think this calendar says Jones Creek is closed for the season already. Look at September, which is the last month.
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    It was nice to meet you and the family,...

    It was nice to meet you and the family, Silverlion. I may be able to do some scouting as well this week (probably Thursday). I know of some good places on Mt. Hood. and one car camping place near...
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    Welcome to the Forums!! I'm in the Portland,...

    Welcome to the Forums!!

    I'm in the Portland, OR area if I can be of any help to you. There are starting to be more hammockers in the Northwest, we're working on putting a hangout together. ...
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    HammockForums.net : Finding Common Ground Above...

    HammockForums.net : Finding Common Ground Above the Dirt
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    HammockFourums.net: Because Knowledge Weighs...

    HammockFourums.net: Because Knowledge Weighs Nothing.
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    HammocForums.net : The Trail Starts Here

    HammocForums.net : The Trail Starts Here
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    HF: Innovation through Collaboration

    HF: Innovation through Collaboration
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    HammockForums.net: A Community of Hammock...

    HammockForums.net: A Community of Hammock Enthusiasts
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    "Hanging Together, Miles Apart"

    "Hanging Together, Miles Apart"
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    Like I said before, I'm usually hanging double,...

    Like I said before, I'm usually hanging double, but I disagree the being able to see the surrondings is a problem with a large tarp. If it's high and wide, you can see all around. It doesn't have...
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    I prefer my Nano7 to my Blackbird... when it's in...

    I prefer my Nano7 to my Blackbird... when it's in my pack on the trail.
    Isn't the tarp thing the same way? The gear we want in camp isn't always the gear we want to carry.
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    I don't think the thread was intended to say that...

    I don't think the thread was intended to say that large or small tarps are superior. I think it was to balance the idea that small tarps are inadequate.
    I would answer the original question this...
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    Carabiners are quick and easy. The best...

    Carabiners are quick and easy. The best thing,maybe, is that it gives you some weight at the end of the strap so you can fling the strap around the tree and catch it instead of "hugging" the tree. ...
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    Ok, I ran out and got my SkeeterBeeter UL. ...

    Ok, I ran out and got my SkeeterBeeter UL. Here's some pics. I'm sure there are better ones already on the site.
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    The channel will hold. I like to go through the...

    The channel will hold. I like to go through the channel multiple times. What I do is make a dead eye (a static loop) with a locked brummel at one end of the amsteel. I pass that though the channel...
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    It might be you and me, Silverlion. But hey, I...

    It might be you and me, Silverlion. But hey, I still like pizza and beer.
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    We'll get you off the floor, but leave your...

    We'll get you off the floor, but leave your politics at the door:confused: J/k

    Seriously, how about, "HF: Hanging Together, Miles Apart"


    I really am trying. But, I hope I made you...
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    You guys are doing a great job. I'll be placing...

    You guys are doing a great job. I'll be placing an order soon. Thanks for the input of how the fabrics feel. I'd have never guessed.
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