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  1. I have seen it done, and picked up a slackline to...

    I have seen it done, and picked up a slackline to give it a try, as a couple of sites I have camped with my scouts had trees ~ 50' apart

    I haven't hung from it yet.

    My plan was to use a prusik...
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    FS: I'll take the fry pan Sent from my SM-N960U...

    I'll take the fry pan

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  3. FS: I'll take it Sent from my SM-N960U using...

    I'll take it

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  4. FS: Asking price? Sent from my SM-N960U using...

    Asking price?

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  5. Not sure about amsteel, but have heard of this...

    Not sure about amsteel, but have heard of this being done from a slackline.

    I have toyed with trying it when I next want to hand somewhere with trees too far apart for my normal suspension.
    ...
  6. Thread: Gear sale

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    FS: I'll take it: Hammock gear Econ incubator 10* ...

    I'll take it:
    Hammock gear Econ incubator 10*

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    FS: I'll take it Sent from my SM-N960U using...

    I'll take it

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  8. I have some cotton string... maybe 6" long 1/8"...

    I have some cotton string... maybe 6" long 1/8" diameter that I tie onto my continuous loops.

    In the event that water does get that far, the cotton is more absorbent than the Amsteel- so the...
  9. FS: If that falls through, let me know. Sent from...

    If that falls through, let me know.

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  10. FS: Was about to post I'll take it now that I had...

    Was about to post I'll take it now that I had some answers....

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    FS: Payment sent

    Payment sent
  12. FS: Interested in the Incubator.... Curious what...

    Interested in the Incubator....
    Curious what colors

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    FS: I'll take it (Haven't had luck catching an...

    I'll take it

    (Haven't had luck catching an incubator econ...)
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    FS: I'll take the orange one if things fall through ...

    I'll take the orange one if things fall through

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    I have been happy with a separate bottom entry...

    I have been happy with a separate bottom entry bugnet..
    But I haven't gotten to try anything with a zippered one

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    Sacrifice a few inches on one end and make a...

    Sacrifice a few inches on one end and make a cut....
    You should be able to tell if the fibers are amsteel

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  17. In my case, I use a ~6in long , 16th inch...

    In my case, I use a ~6in long , 16th inch diameter cotton string tied to that point.

    As the cotton is more absorbent- it does a great job at wicking the water in the correct direction, and...
  18. I have long connected my Whoopi to the continuous...

    I have long connected my Whoopi to the continuous loop that way (larkshead).

    No downside that I have found

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    If I was concerned, it would be compressive...

    If I was concerned, it would be compressive forces as the feet are likely not anchored.

    Depending on where you are planning to hang, you could add a beam that you hand from just so that there is...
  20. FS: On the off chance that the 20 falls through, ...

    On the off chance that the 20 falls through, interested

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    Misread that earlier... Some TLC can fix...

    Misread that earlier...

    Some TLC can fix it....
    Having something like a small knitting needle might be helpful.

    You will need to loosen the outer part of the splice to pull it back...
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    Is the bead still doing its job to keep the loop...

    Is the bead still doing its job to keep the loop open a smidge? (Or did it get sucked into the splice)

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    I picked up a set off of Amazon for a few bucks...

    I picked up a set off of Amazon for a few bucks that has worked well for me

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    FS: Was curious asking price, temp rating & size ...

    Was curious asking price, temp rating & size

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    FS: Another that I am too slow for Sent from my...

    Another that I am too slow for

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    FS: I am too slow... I will take it if first salls...

    I am too slow...
    I will take it if first salls through

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    I use that modified sheet bend on almost all of...

    I use that modified sheet bend on almost all of my hammocks.

    Works well for me (and family)

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    I weight about 175lbs, but have tested it to...

    I weight about 175lbs, but have tested it to 300lbs.

    I would need to dig it out to be 100% sure - but pretty sure that I went with 3/8 inch stainless steel. It is likely overkill - but thought...
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    I used eye bolts for my setup- and no issues so...

    I used eye bolts for my setup- and no issues so far

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  30. FS: Looks like I am too slow for the Incubator. ...

    Looks like I am too slow for the Incubator.
    I'll take it if first falls through

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  31. FS/FT: If the quilt falls through, I'll take it Sent...

    If the quilt falls through, I'll take it

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  32. FS: Assuming they were still available, I'll take...

    Assuming they were still available, I'll take the remaining two:

    Lowe Alpine Countour IV 90+15
    60L Alps Mountaineering

    Will finalize payment/shipping via PM.
  33. FS: Sending a PM about the Lowe Alpine Countours

    Sending a PM about the Lowe Alpine Countours
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    FS: If 2 falls through, waiting in line ;) Sent...

    If 2 falls through, waiting in line ;)

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  35. FS/FT: PP sent for both quilts Sent from my SM-N960U...

    PP sent for both quilts

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  36. FS/FT: Per PM, will take the burrow too. :) Sent...

    Per PM, will take the burrow too. :)

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  37. FS/FT: Will send payment later today when I am at a PC....

    Will send payment later today when I am at a PC.
    Also sent a PM with a question about the Burrow.

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  38. FS/FT: Hammock Gear Quilt - 20F Econ Incubator, 25.75oz....

    Hammock Gear Quilt - 20F Econ Incubator, 25.75oz. Perfect condition. Original owner. Ready to ship. Comes with Dutch Ware Gear quilt clips. Standard length and width. Black outer and blue inner. $160...
  39. FS: I'm in for bundle #2 Sent from my SM-N950U1...

    I'm in for bundle #2

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  40. Thanks for the video. I've used a military...

    Thanks for the video.

    I've used a military mast version of a tensa many times - but the video gave a much better glimpe at just how much smaller the commercial one breaks down.
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    FS: Funds sent last night

    Funds sent last night
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    FS: I'll take the Warbonnet Superfly

    I'll take the Warbonnet Superfly
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    FS: Also interested if sale falls through Sent...

    Also interested if sale falls through

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  44. Thanks for sharing... been looking at their...

    Thanks for sharing... been looking at their Fortress for a bit more rain protection (doors)
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    FS: Late to the party, but would be interested in the...

    Late to the party, but would be interested in the 1.9 oz black ripstop nylon if things fall through. Should make some nice hammocks for scouts @ summer camp.
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    While I agree that side loading is a more...

    While I agree that side loading is a more significant stress on the bolt - isn't that the purpose of knowing its shearing strength?

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    What was the shear strength of the bolts that you...

    What was the shear strength of the bolts that you selected?

    I haven't had issues, but I oversized mine to 880 lbs

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    5 hours south of me.... Will pencil it in,...

    5 hours south of me....
    Will pencil it in, but will depend on my son's scout troop schedule.
    LOL - hopefully I'll be hanging that weekend either way.
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    Thanks for sharing the build. It is good to see...

    Thanks for sharing the build. It is good to see what others have done!

    I've toyed with building something that was more packable (shorter) lenghts than the aluminum masts, but hadn't made it a...
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    Good to see that I am not the only one that...

    Good to see that I am not the only one that played with using a counterweight. Last time setup, I had a bowling pin in reach - so that served that purpose.

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