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    This idea may only be suitable for the warmer...

    This idea may only be suitable for the warmer months 2 - 3 season depends on your location etc.
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    I have a Penfield down/pertex gilet/vest really...

    I have a Penfield down/pertex gilet/vest really warm and very compressable.It occured to me some time ago to do just this make it into a piece of multi tasking valued gear.As you say a pocket is a...
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    Well done hope you don't wait too long .I love my...

    Well done hope you don't wait too long .I love my one the tarp also.:)
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    Hi fellow countrymen Im in the North West of...

    Hi fellow countrymen Im in the North West of England .Im also miffed about the availability to hammock over here in England,I usually scoot over the border into Wales.The Clocaenog forest is a large...
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    Im gonna try this pillow under the neck thing ....

    Im gonna try this pillow under the neck thing ....
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    With all this Hammock forums knowlege you have...

    With all this Hammock forums knowlege you have Shug you can do that anytime you wish and for free.Great place though ,you pampered thing.You deserve that for all the fine video work.
  7. Nice stuff Shug and co.Except the fried vomit .I...

    Nice stuff Shug and co.Except the fried vomit .I was in the middle of a nice cheese n onion sandwich as it happened didn't make me sick, oh no....... I near chocked with laughter.
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    Youll take great delight in them Whoopies.I wish...

    Youll take great delight in them Whoopies.I wish I'd found whoopies for my first suspension.
  9. Thread: pull out

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    Tasthree looks a neat little secondry pull out,...

    Tasthree looks a neat little secondry pull out, good for a hammock or corners of an underquilt.I would not deploy it on a tarp unless much more reinforced.I like it though.
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    The bat hammock perhaps does not look the most...

    The bat hammock perhaps does not look the most comfy of hammocks though I must say I find it an interesting concept only having one tree to find for hanging.

    I am a little surprised this Bat...
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    Don't forget the ability to dial in those very...

    Don't forget the ability to dial in those very small amounts of change very easily with the whoopie.This is important when you have a new hammock and you are seeking that last inch of comfort.I...
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    Excellent work looks professional from here.Well...

    Excellent work looks professional from here.Well done.
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    It was spoken of recently ,the more knowlegable...

    It was spoken of recently ,the more knowlegable suspension doctors where I believe staying with the whoopie but I take your point on the additional rope return though I must say not a big problem and...
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    Welcome to HF.What a smart first post really like...

    Welcome to HF.What a smart first post really like your instant creative input here.You could put a structural ridge line with whoopie adjustment each end of your hammock under your bug net etc.Then...
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    Thats a very nice hammock you have there now...

    Thats a very nice hammock you have there now Hawk.Very liberating making that net dissapear like that.Nice sewing indeed nice vid also etc ,etc.
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    I have only just seen your pad desgn and think...

    I have only just seen your pad desgn and think its great well done.Makes me wanna start chopping up ccf.nice looking bike you have there.
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    If there was no need for me to stealth it I would...

    If there was no need for me to stealth it I would choose yellow for my hammock and probably my tarp also.Keep the hammock progression going.
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    I agree Tee Dee the whoopie is not broke so does...

    I agree Tee Dee the whoopie is not broke so does not need fixing best and safest by far for the suspension.Sheer luxury never take it for granted.:D

    As for this single wrap friction knot ,well...
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    I have made 4 or more simple diy end gathered...

    I have made 4 or more simple diy end gathered hammocks.
    Single layer,
    whoopie slings,
    taffeta nylon,
    roll hemmed around the edge,
    underquilt friendly,
    very lightweight,
    tiny once...
  20. Thread: DIY Week!

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    Excellent work Col did you manage to eat and...

    Excellent work Col did you manage to eat and sleep this particular week:lol:

    Well it's quantity and quality.Sure you will enjoy these when you get out there send some pics when all set up.Pertex...
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    Despite its simplicity the diamond type tarp is...

    Despite its simplicity the diamond type tarp is really effective with great coverage,hang it low for bad weather .You are correct those two stakes only are a big bonus.I also have the Claytor system...
  22. The big thing for me about Whoopies is the very...

    The big thing for me about Whoopies is the very small incremental changes that can be dialed in immediately with no fuss at all.Remember, and for example most want their head end ever so slightly...
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    I have used staples on a couple of my diy...

    I have used staples on a couple of my diy projects and I believe they have their place in our gear making processors .They are easy to insert ,create a good accurate join .Do not damage the fabric as...
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    Excellent creation Grizz. Would it be a good...

    Excellent creation Grizz.

    Would it be a good idea to have a transparent material for the foot end so it then becomes a window???To see all those lovely views and let the occasional passer by see...
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    Any chance of seeing some shots from the inside?...

    Any chance of seeing some shots from the inside? and looking out?

    Really good job you did there.
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    Tis a great piece of kit at a very reasonable...

    Tis a great piece of kit at a very reasonable cost .Quality thru and thru .You don't need to do a thing straight away, cept enjoy it.;)
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    I always liked seeing that hammock in Tinnys...

    I always liked seeing that hammock in Tinnys workshop hanging up there.Be good to see him adopt a nice hammock for the woods he can still be a tenter above the treeline its nay problem.:)
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    If you know a bit already about machines ie how...

    If you know a bit already about machines ie how to set them up,clean ,oil and maintain them then I would go with Revs suggestion if you are completely new to understanding them buy a NEW entry level...
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    I have Shug down as a warm hearted,Highly...

    I have Shug down as a warm hearted,Highly knowlegable good all round egg meself funny too ha!.

    The stuff I have seen being sold from here has always been very well described and documented with...
  30. Big Thankyou Shug for listening to our...

    Big Thankyou Shug for listening to our suggestions and giving so much pixel pleasure on me laptop.

    12 Is a nice round number Ahem! always liked that number 15 and 20 I believe thats known to be a...
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    I have a little, very basic singer machine. A...

    I have a little, very basic singer machine.
    A new modern Brother I got for Christmas .
    And a nice Frister and Rossman cub 4 rather like an industrial machine in mini form.
    Get some pics over when...
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    Interesting thread! Nice seeing all these fab...

    Interesting thread!

    Nice seeing all these fab sewing tools some really robust ones.What washing machines are you all using.... bah just messing.
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    Those inexpensive silver space sheets are worthy...

    Those inexpensive silver space sheets are worthy of your attention and may assist you.
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    Sticky: Nice to see all this info in a clear concise way...

    Nice to see all this info in a clear concise way and though I have already made 3 or so diy hammocks Im gonna try this now .Well you have to eh ....Thankyou Knotty.Good stuff.
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    I think D rings are useful and pretty harmless.I...

    I think D rings are useful and pretty harmless.I am currently using experimenting with small strong plastic rings.

    That webbing twist I have always been suspicious of it I can see its meant to...
  36. Tremendous work Shug thank t you ,You be going...

    Tremendous work Shug thank t you ,You be going for 10 then......
  37. [QUOTE Good stuff for old farts too! " ...

    [QUOTE Good stuff for old farts too! "[/QUOTE]

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
  38. Part 4 sheesh! slow down Shug.no,no I mean keep...

    Part 4 sheesh! slow down Shug.no,no I mean keep makin em part 5,part 5.
    Seriously Im gonna save thes til I have some quality time so I can get the max from em.
    I know these are primarily for...
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    Be cool to see some pics of your new hammock and...

    Be cool to see some pics of your new hammock and those lovely emerald isle locations.
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    I was gonna say welcome on board Taffy looking at...

    I was gonna say welcome on board Taffy looking at your posts # but you have been here ages.I know you are gonna enjoy that Black bird Hope you get it soon.Thats interesting a Welsh boy in Ireland how...
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    That was a nice little taste of things to come...

    That was a nice little taste of things to come thanks Steve Im lookin forward to getting out into the Welsh forests fairly soon.Like the bit about the moon and stars and I agree these one nighters...
  42. A veritable hammocking feast for me eyeses.Thanks...

    A veritable hammocking feast for me eyeses.Thanks Shug.Hey those newcomers never had it so good.
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    A glossy,highly commercial utterly grotesque...

    A glossy,highly commercial utterly grotesque photograph.Its so outrageously wrong Im deemed to ask what is that brown coloured object at the edge of the picture Im that much bewildered I really cant...
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    :lol: To be fair the ladies at my favourite...

    :lol:
    To be fair the ladies at my favourite fabric store are ok nice with me... Ahem!I dont think they can quite work me out:laugh::eek:It can get real lonely in these fabric stores but what a mans...
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    I really need an attachment fix like this so I...

    I really need an attachment fix like this so I will pay attention to your idea and give it a go.Thanks for sharing and developing this.
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    Yeah please do Shug we, well most of us are...

    Yeah please do Shug we, well most of us are obviously way past the basics of hammock camping and why we are so addicted ha!

    It would be great to be able to refer a potential newcomer to the...
  47. Glad you eventually got that item Grizz.Not good...

    Glad you eventually got that item Grizz.Not good the amount of frustration and wasted time enquiring into it all and waiting for responses its not nice..No matter how busy they may have been a short...
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    Rings or ring buckles sure still have their place...

    Rings or ring buckles sure still have their place .

    I would advise you to look up whoopie slings in the search box its easy to make yourself once the concept is clear.More versatile and far easier...
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    Hey Tim I think we need proper realworld names...

    Hey Tim I think we need proper realworld names like Tom **** or Harry:D
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    hammock lifeline

    Excellent post Gargoyle sending a little money from England is probably the best one can do here.If I lived closer I'd imagine it being so rewarding helping out there.Those poor children its...
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