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  1. Thread: New guy from NY

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    Welcome from the Bronx! My suggestion would be...

    Welcome from the Bronx!

    My suggestion would be to make your own hammock...There are a bunch of different ideas however I liked Knottys hammock with the bungee in the side. That should bring down...
  2. Thread: Harrisburg Hangers

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    I am visiting this weekend and will def have my...

    I am visiting this weekend and will def have my hammock out one block off the Susquehanna river...right next to the Army Reserve base...have some UQ ideas I am testing out. Need to leave NYC to find...
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    oh yeh...just saw that... so the neck (right...

    oh yeh...just saw that...

    so the neck (right side) is around 21" long, the waist (left side) is 46" long, 27" wide, and the hight (lenght) is 39" long. I have never really paid attention to the...
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    Thats pretty awsome...I have that exact vest just...

    Thats pretty awsome...I have that exact vest just in a Medium...what temps have you gone down with it?

    Thinking about use the jacket and have the arms able to be zipped on and off, any idea on how...
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    how did you store it once you removed it?

    how did you store it once you removed it?
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    but once you cut the baffle (there are soo many...

    but once you cut the baffle (there are soo many on a jacket) wont the down just fly everywhere..even before you have a chance to get in there with the hose?
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    Removing down from coat and vest

    I was recently given a "hand-me-down" L.L. Bean down jacket and vest with 80% down fill (not sure of the fill power). They are in really great condition and puff up pretty high. I was thinking of how...
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    nice looking quilt! Where did you source your...

    nice looking quilt!

    Where did you source your fabric and insulation from?
  9. Just wondering if you ended up making this...

    Just wondering if you ended up making this project and how this worked out for you....
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    contact some Judica stores in your area...There...

    contact some Judica stores in your area...There is a holiday coming up where it is used and sold....I know here in NY it is always available this time of year.
  11. Thread: 30D 1.1 oz RipStop

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    its the 30d that throwing me off...i always have...

    its the 30d that throwing me off...i always have seen 70d
  12. Thread: 30D 1.1 oz RipStop

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    does anyone know if 30d 1.1 would generally be...

    does anyone know if 30d 1.1 would generally be good for a double layer hammock?
  13. Thread: 30D 1.1 oz RipStop

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    i would be in for a group buy if any one else...

    i would be in for a group buy if any one else wants to go in....not sure how to set it up though.
  14. Thread: 30D 1.1 oz RipStop

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    its a lot for shipping but if you figure that if...

    its a lot for shipping but if you figure that if I were to buy the 30Yard roll at $37.50 with shipping to NY at 16.67 totaling 54.17 that comes out to $1.81 per yard including shipping which is...
  15. Thread: 30D 1.1 oz RipStop

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    30D 1.1 oz RipStop

    I know that there have been issues with MagnaFabrics in the past however they seem to be selling full rolls of varying length online for a decent price (~$1.80/yard including shipping). I was looking...
  16. Thread: Hello

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    welcome from downstate NY....as said before there...

    welcome from downstate NY....as said before there is plenty of info on stands here but tree can be your friend.
  17. Thread: hangin the sb pro

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    I have my ridgeline outside of the net and attach...

    I have my ridgeline outside of the net and attach it via soft shackles but i believe that if you want you can also just run the ridgeline through the elastic pieces attached to the outside of the...
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    Thanks for the quick reply Jerry...on your flat...

    Thanks for the quick reply Jerry...on your flat felled seams...do you iron the ripstop? I keep reading up on it and that is what they all say...cant imagine the end results of ironed ripstop being...
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    "Warbird" or "Jerry5" sewing question

    I am getting ready to build a "Warbird" and have build a 2' version just to make sure I got things right before I went all in. I was just wondering what people are doing to connect the foot box /...
  20. Thread: Poncho Liner

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    Thanks for the offers to pick it up...I would def...

    Thanks for the offers to pick it up...I would def go the ebay route to save you guys the time from going out and picking one up for me...but I remember people saying that there are different...
  21. Thread: Poncho Liner

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    Forgot to Add "WTB" in the Title

    Couldn't figure out how to edit the title...sorry
  22. Thread: Poncho Liner

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    Poncho Liner

    Any one have a spare poncho liner they would be willing to sell? I was going to order one from sportsmans guide but they are on back order until 09/12/11 and would like to get to work on it sooner...
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    Thanks Olddog....you keep everything in one set...

    Thanks Olddog....you keep everything in one set of skins? I have extra room in my skins..so maybe I'll just include the hammock in it as well...then it wont be as much wasted space in my pack...I...
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    Got Bitten and it really itches

    I finally got to DIYing this weekend and I was having trouble pulling myself away from the machine. I cant keep thinking of what I am going to make next.

    So far I added tie outs to my Guide Gear...
  25. Thread: sealing ripstop

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    not about to go making my own...just need it for...

    not about to go making my own...just need it for tarp tie outs that I sewed through....

    Thanks for the sewing machine help before though!
  26. Thread: sealing ripstop

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    sealing ripstop

    Now that I got the sewing machine running I plan on working on some Ripstop. I was wondering which sealant to use on the stuff I want to waterproof...Should I use the McNetts stuff? any opinion on...
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    CNN acknowledges Hammocks

    CNN acknowledges Hammocks as a thru hikers choice over a tent!

    http://www.cnn.com/2011/TRAVEL/07/06/appalachian.trail.backpack/index.html

    Btw I think the section hiker can lose at least 20lbs...
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    Thanks GDW...I didnt think it weighed that...

    Thanks GDW...I didnt think it weighed that much..but it came right out...

    She also asked if I would want to use her Singer 247C (she stopped sewing recently) and I was looking online for the...
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    Thanks for the manuals and the links!! it is...

    Thanks for the manuals and the links!!

    it is housed in a large wooden cabinet...does anyone know if it can removed from the housing and used on its own? I live in an apartment and have some space...
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    Any info on this Singer

    My mother in law just offered me this machine. I think its a Singer 201 (Model number is Af399678) but I don't know anything else about it..I know it needs a new power cord so I haven't been able to...
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    Sticky: this helped a lot...I finally get the idea behind...

    this helped a lot...I finally get the idea behind a hex tarp! it was such a light bulb moment. Don't know why I needed the visual because now it seems so straight forward.
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    I keep forgetting how big NY is...I'm down in the...

    I keep forgetting how big NY is...I'm down in the city (Bronx) and haven't done much hiking up there...only when I camp on Indian lake in Sable. It's beautiful up there and wish I could make it up...
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    I would stick with the North Harriman...

    I would stick with the North Harriman Maps...lower Harriman has less elevation and seems to be a bit more "swampy". Either way there will be plenty of trees to play with.
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    I love the Harriman Section of the AT...I have...

    I love the Harriman Section of the AT...I have done it a few times...If you are concerned though you can skip the bear mt climb and start on the top of it.

    If you arent looking for mileage you...
  35. Thread: PLUQ vs IXUQ

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    Great Info! JohnSawyer: How low have you taken...

    Great Info!

    JohnSawyer: How low have you taken your IXUQ? and the PLUQ?

    I like the idea of adding a layer of IX to the PLUQ as well...do you think that will affect its compressibility?
  36. Thread: PLUQ vs IXUQ

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    PLUQ vs IXUQ

    Hey All,

    So I am thinking of making a DIY UQ to get me down to the 40's and was wondering if anyone could compare the PLUQ and the IXUQ (3 layer)...

    I have a few specific questions...

    1) Is...
  37. Just wanted to give this a bump....I am looking...

    Just wanted to give this a bump....I am looking to trade a GoLite Den2 tent in great condition for a Down UnderQuilt.
  38. at this point..I really am looking for an...

    at this point..I really am looking for an UQ...sorry snull.

    EastCoastFeastCoast: it really is great..and it has really great ventilation and is super light...BTW do you know if there was a Den1...
  39. Anyone want to trade a GoLite Den 2 for down UQ?

    I've got a GoLite Den 2 in really great condition and I was looking to trade it for a down under-quilt. Here is a link to the tent with a review from Backpacking Light:...
  40. Thread: down jacket to UQ

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    Gargoyle, Do you think that the length will be...

    Gargoyle,

    Do you think that the length will be long enough? ideally, a 2/3 UQ should go from shoulders to waist or longer to about the knees?
  41. Thread: down jacket to UQ

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    down jacket to UQ

    I was thinking of different ways to get an underquilt....and the idea came to me that what if you could use a down coat as an underquilt as well....really like the idea of multifunction...just...
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    No Joke....that would be a very impressive feat!!...

    No Joke....that would be a very impressive feat!! I am always trying to figure out a way to have my 90lb rambunctious lab come with me but i'm nervous about him at night....he likes to wander and...
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    Adia, Did you hike in with the dog crate in...

    Adia,

    Did you hike in with the dog crate in the pic?
  44. Thread: Filled up 4 pages

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    Filled up 4 pages

    Hey Paul,

    Congratulations on filling up 4 pages in the store!!! Looking forward to many more pages of great equipment in the future!
  45. Thread: UQ Questions

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    its seems like I would like to go with the...

    its seems like I would like to go with the down...but it breaks the budget....I think I am going to look into converting an old down sleeping bag...I have a few of those around and can find them...
  46. Thread: UQ Questions

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    Thanks KM....I have seen the link....its got...

    Thanks KM....I have seen the link....its got great info...

    Dblcorona.....i hear that about harvesting down....didnt think about the different fill's.

    So, whats the difference between down and...
  47. Thread: UQ Questions

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    UQ Questions

    I have been temped to try to make a DIY Under-quilt but have some questions concerning down.....

    1) I would like to take the UQ into the high 20's low 30's.....how much down am I looking at? I...
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    i am sure people will be putting that date on...

    i am sure people will be putting that date on their calendars!!! I know I will. Great tarp...great price... I have one already and would love to have another to test my DIY skills with.
  49. I have whoopies from Arrowhead on my SBP and...

    I have whoopies from Arrowhead on my SBP and found that when attached to the hammock and then to the straps...its a little hard finding trees with proper distance....the hammock it just really long....
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    whats the page name?

    Whats the page link?
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