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  1. Thread: UQ help?

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    Anyone try kam snaps?

    Anyone try kam snaps?
  2. Thread: Static?

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    Static?

    I recieved a new hexon 1.7 11 footer. I have a dog that sheds alot. I also had synthetic socks on which are a hair nagnet to begin with. I hung the hammock inside and got in but quickly climbed out...
  3. 3/8ths might be strong enough but difficult to...

    3/8ths might be strong enough but difficult to stitch. Gluing with silicone should work but you will probably need 2 or 3 inches of glue length on the top and bottom to hold well (tarp sandwhiched by...
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    There is a huge difference between state forest...

    There is a huge difference between state forest and wilderness forest. Wilderness forest ,is free camping up to 3 days with less than a certain number of people. you can relocate a few hundred yards...
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    Billybob58, Your post number 7 should be in a...

    Billybob58, Your post number 7 should be in a hammock bible. Very much appreciate that post. I'm knew to this UQ thing and have recently bought a HG incubator. I didn't want to be afraid to get out...
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    This is an amzing place. Jellyfish, I thank you...

    This is an amzing place. Jellyfish, I thank you as well. I'd also like to mention Kitsapcowboy (where are you?) , Shug, Spiguyver, and Gresh. Also big thank you to all the inovators that stick good...
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    Poll: Wife and I got up there finally. I didn't hike in...

    Wife and I got up there finally. I didn't hike in because she doesn't hike and there was someone hanging out at the end of neccessary dam rd. I got a panoramic of the pond. The bridge leads up to...
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    Nice stuff at good prices. I'm new to etsy. I...

    Nice stuff at good prices. I'm new to etsy. I wanted to see what other outdoor stuff might be offered. Camp stove or a top quilt. I didn't find an outdoor or sporting link or option. Using the links...
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    Appreciate the look into your past Shug. What an...

    Appreciate the look into your past Shug. What an honor.


    Maybe I should make one of those hammocks with the 475 feeet of 7/64th amsteel I have left from the last sale?
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    Poll: Very nice pictures. I lost the left front...

    Very nice pictures.

    I lost the left front wheel bearing on the f-350 on the way home from the Dump. got the whole axle tore apart for all new internals.

    Wife and I are going to cruise the...
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    wow! that drone footage of the cliff up to camp...

    wow! that drone footage of the cliff up to camp took my breath away. Magnificent!!
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    Can I ask why nobody added the down from the...

    Can I ask why nobody added the down from the second throw to the first one? I'm thinking of ripping all the seams leaving the long baffles down the length of both then stitching the two together...
  13. Looking at this picture I'm wondering something....

    Looking at this picture I'm wondering something. On that 23" whoopie, why is the fixed eye 10" away from the bury? It seems you could have a 10" bury and still have a whoppie with a short length of...
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    I followed that series. Jellyfish does...

    I followed that series. Jellyfish does exceptional work. I don't think I have the patience But might someday give it a shot.

    Congratulations! Can't wait to see some pictures.(eventually)
  15. Thread: 1st DIY hammock

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    Jay S, I used that exact video for my gathered...

    Jay S, I used that exact video for my gathered end hammcok. I was able to experiment with the lay by pulling a little extra fabric on one side of center. It gave me a bit of a flatter lay. Be aware...
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    Poll: A DATE!!!!!! I may very well be there. I haven't...

    A DATE!!!!!! I may very well be there. I haven't had the Canoe wet once this tear....

    Ha! Fruedian slip, Year.
  17. death of the x bend...

    death of the x bend...
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    Poll: Not one opinnion on a date. I'm going to call it...

    Not one opinnion on a date. I'm going to call it off. Too late now for any substantial planning. Sorry I let you down.
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    Sticky: xtrekker's UCR video is no longer available.

    xtrekker's UCR video is no longer available.
  20. Thread: DIY Pillow

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    Nice work Can you clue us in on what's inside a...

    Nice work Can you clue us in on what's inside a My Pillow? I thought they were a large peice of memory foam which is obviously not true.
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    For bomb proof as in the dog lays in there with...

    For bomb proof as in the dog lays in there with ya, I think this is the ticket for indoor use. Hang it with a clew suspension maybe?

    https://store.oldgrouch.biz/micamabyya.html
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    Poll: I was thinking the stillwater shop or Hotel. Yes,...

    I was thinking the stillwater shop or Hotel. Yes, Saturday am. Any plans for the day? They have boat rentals. Anyone else fish?
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    Poll: You don't have to be out. Just reserve a camp...

    You don't have to be out. Just reserve a camp site. My plan I thnk I stated it earlier but maybe not, was to meet/ hang out at the resevoir and camp elsewhere at night. There is a campsite up near...
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    Poll: I had to put my dog down. Cancer took her in...

    I had to put my dog down. Cancer took her in just 3 weeks after the biopsy results. It is now in the low 50's nearly every night. No telling what September may bring.

    We have to decide the 13th,...
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    FS: I'll take it. I'm going to need it for stillwater...

    I'll take it. I'm going to need it for stillwater in September I think. Thank you.
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    otter1, is that for sale? I checked the for sale...

    otter1, is that for sale? I checked the for sale forum and don't see it but interested.
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    Cmoulder, with all due rspect your late spring...

    Cmoulder, with all due rspect your late spring overnighter list has no shelter. There is a significant price on that gear list.

    My personal philosophy is have groups at the ready.

    Shelter....
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    I got a spool of green coming as well. Should get...

    I got a spool of green coming as well. Should get it Friday. Don't care what it looks like as long as there are no blems.

    Thank you very much for this insight, Much appreciated.
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    Poll: No date chosen yet. Does anyone want to meet me...

    No date chosen yet. Does anyone want to meet me up there this saturday? If not I may go on my own. I wanted to go to the airshow at pocono but...
  30. I am in for bundle #1.

    I am in for bundle #1.
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    Poll: There has been a lot of talk about campsites. I...

    There has been a lot of talk about campsites. I would much prefer to hike into the wilderness area and hang. Here are the rules for such a venture. I think a 1 hour hike or so would put us in a good...
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    it applies pressure but doesn't rub or abraid it....

    it applies pressure but doesn't rub or abraid it. no issue. you could move it up to the suspension where it connects to the CL but that creates issues setting up and breking down.
  33. Thread: Underquilt

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    FS: close and move this.

    close and move this.
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    very nice work!!

    very nice work!!
  35. Haven't chosen a date yet. Lets all post the...

    Haven't chosen a date yet. Lets all post the weekend that works for you. Then we can make a choice or maybe have a few smaller hangs in the next 8 weeks. I know the deer flies are getting fewer here...
  36. FS: I'll take it. pm'ing now.

    I'll take it. pm'ing now.
  37. Thread: Down Allergy?

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    YUP. Been using purex.

    YUP. Been using purex.
  38. Thread: Down Allergy?

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    Glad I'm not alone in this. I was hospitalized in...

    Glad I'm not alone in this. I was hospitalized in anaphylactic shock due to what we believe was laundry detergent. It's not fun and can be very deadly. I do think the materials sold to keep down...
  39. Thread: Down Allergy?

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    I will try that. Thanks.

    I will try that. Thanks.
  40. lighter not always better.

    lighter not always better.
  41. Thread: Down Allergy?

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    Down Allergy?

    I was sleeping with a down throw over me last night. I got a few hives and itching. The throw came from bed bath and beyond not Costco. Not sure of the material it's made from but the down can poke...
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    thanks for the review. The nomad sounds...

    thanks for the review. The nomad sounds interesting.
  43. Thread: Budget tarp.

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    I just picked up a 144" square tarp with two...

    I just picked up a 144" square tarp with two poles, stakes, tie downs, and bags to fill with dirt/sand to keep it taught.$38 ozark trail from walmart. Bought it for a shade roof on the patio but Just...
  44. I know both my bikes are old at 28 and 46, but...

    I know both my bikes are old at 28 and 46, but they stink. Seriously, neither leak anything but in an enclosed area gas and oil is strong. I love the tarp, Bigger is better. Way more comfort at camp.
  45. Thread: sewing Machine

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    I have a plastic Singer 1550 with metal...

    I have a plastic Singer 1550 with metal drivetrain. It does good but I found an all metal Singer Heavy Duty that's only $139 and actually comes with a walking foot and a few other attachments. Both...
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    The Xbend will work I garauntee it. Give it a...

    The Xbend will work I garauntee it. Give it a try.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/152358-no-more-becket-reef-it
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    Poll: Sorry I never got back to you. We are horse...

    Sorry I never got back to you. We are horse sitting for some friends this weekend. We should work on setting a date. Maybe the second or third weekend of September? I don't even care if it snows...
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    Oh I get it, Thanks. One way to see where you are...

    Oh I get it, Thanks. One way to see where you are starting is by leaving the presser foot up and sinking the needle (by hand) at the desired point then drop the foot.
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    Looks fine. How'd you connect the other end of...

    Looks fine. How'd you connect the other end of the webbing? Sewn onto an existing seam maybe? I prefer the boxed X for the look and function.
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    That's why I like the x bend. Where you pinch the...

    That's why I like the x bend. Where you pinch the CL with the starp is exactly where it stays. Even the becket slides a little to tighten. Also stupid simple to undo.
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