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    I work for the parks department here in lake...

    I work for the parks department here in lake Tahoe. We do not allow Hammocks to hang because typically its busy and they are a tripping hazard. Same as slack lines. Plus there is no overnight camping...
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    from a parks professional point of view I have a...

    from a parks professional point of view I have a pair of those I pull out at work occasionally. It does show plant stress fairly well. However if you are sort of a plant noob its difficult to tell...
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    I was thinking it might be nice for an indoor set...

    I was thinking it might be nice for an indoor set up and with different materials it may be worth it. Hey just sharing don't shoot the messenger.
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    Sleeping bag system

    This is not mine! I saw it in the Instructables newsletter today and thought of you guys. Sorry if the owner already put this here.

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-System/?ALLSTEPS
  5. Thread: Pictures!

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    http://imageshack.com/a/img35/6955/20130513201354....

    http://imageshack.com/a/img35/6955/20130513201354.jpg
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    Three trees we made a triangle set...
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    DIY 11' 1.9 Rip Stop on a Byer of Maine Hammock

    DIY 11' 1.9 Rip Stop on a Byer of Maine Hammock
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    I was nervous the first time I took my Homemade...

    I was nervous the first time I took my Homemade quilt out camping for the first time too but now its old faithful.

    I've only had to do the hot water bottle thing last week when it first got cold...
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    HI of 7: 2 WBBB, 1 Ridge runner, 1 Byer of Maine,...

    HI of 7: 2 WBBB, 1 Ridge runner, 1 Byer of Maine, 3 DIY
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    Full time Hangers

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/08/27/9e9yhany.jpg

    This is my full time set up. 11' hammock with DIY sleeping bag uq. The stand is the byer of main.
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    BUmp^^ I am looking for Insultex to. Anyone...

    BUmp^^

    I am looking for Insultex to. Anyone got any ideas???
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    In my hammock, in my bedroom...

    In my hammock, in my bedroom...
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    From my point of view. I am a strict Stomach...

    From my point of view. I am a strict Stomach sleeper in beds. In my hammock I am a side sleeper. The transition between the two took a few days. I used to wake up at about 2am and move to my bed. but...
  13. WooHOO!!!

    Gotta love Nevada!!!!
  14. I love my TJ as well, takes me everywhere. Jeeps...

    I love my TJ as well, takes me everywhere. Jeeps take a beating and keep on ticking. Feed them some money occasionally but overall they are good.
  15. Gotta love YJ's

    Gotta love YJ's
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    At Boca Lake, CA for our first one night...

    At Boca Lake, CA for our first one night impromptu campout.

    http://imageshack.us/a/img15/8793/20130513201547.jpg

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    My Words of wisdom, "Just do it" I converted...

    My Words of wisdom, "Just do it"

    I converted completely early last year I haven't looked back since. I did regret it only once when i had a very bad stomach flu. Every time I lay in the hammock I...
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    Point Taken Bill. I will remember that and I...

    Point Taken Bill. I will remember that and I didn't think about it. It has so many possibilities.
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    The tutorial is called "tin cloth" for the...

    The tutorial is called "tin cloth" for the record. I just checked the link and its working for me.

    Try this: The PDF Document for the tutorial

    EDIT: OH! Read more Sam...
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    Link: DIY Waterproof Canvas

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Tincloth/?ALLSTEPS

    It was in my instructables newsletter from today. I thought for those folk with Canvas pods or anoraks it would be a cool DIY for you.
  21. I have a about 431 days + a few weeks here or...

    I have a about 431 days + a few weeks here or there before I switched full time. I found this site back in 2010 and haven't really turned back since. It makes for excellent conversation when the bed...
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    I just started reading your blog, and I must say...

    I just started reading your blog, and I must say you write very well for a 14 year old. Heck better than many people I know that are collage grads.

    Good luck with your last 8 Saturdays!!!
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    My dad has two of these under the house he used...

    My dad has two of these under the house he used to use back in the early 50's for boy scout camp outs.
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    I can say once you go in you won't go back. The...

    I can say once you go in you won't go back. The only problem I have is I get too comfortable while I sleep and I get a kink in my side from not moving so I have to wake up and roll over.

    I sleep...
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    I also remember someone making thicker sleeping...

    I also remember someone making thicker sleeping mats out of plastic bags and sending them to Haiti as well.

    I think making a complete set up of up cycle material is totally feasible.
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    That looks much better. Depending on the distance...

    That looks much better. Depending on the distance between the trees is how high you need to hang the suspension.

    Look at this http://theultimatehang.com/hammock-hang-calculator.html it may help....
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    From what I read you are on the right track with...

    From what I read you are on the right track with the ridge line. The angle on your suspension is important but if you have the correct length ridgeline it makes fudging it easier. However if the...
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    Plastic bag hammock Chair

    Just saw this in my Instructabled newletter.

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-swing/
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    I am here, definitely not alone.

    I am here, definitely not alone.
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    I made the nacra biner prussic for use on my...

    I made the nacra biner prussic for use on my Spare Tarp. Pretesting result are positive. Thanks for the visual!
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    My Dad actually taught me when I was about 10....

    My Dad actually taught me when I was about 10. Then in middle school I furthered my education in the sewing arts in Home economics. Which was actually just sewing class. Since the only thing we made...
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    I know its been said in the many other responses,...

    I know its been said in the many other responses, but first time out in the woods I set up two hammocks. one for me and one for my friends kid. The Hennessy took me three times as long with my arms...
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    I sued to sleep in my Cherokee. Then I got my TJ...

    I sued to sleep in my Cherokee. Then I got my TJ and realized I couldn't sleep in the car anymore.
  34. I was referring to This one...

    I was referring to This one. Its called the flex 180.
  35. I was perusing the Clark web site a few days ago...

    I was perusing the Clark web site a few days ago and so they came out with a new hammock it converts from one person to two people or you with your gear on the other side. It looked quite interesting.
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    Poll: I lumped the hiking hammock era in the last...

    I lumped the hiking hammock era in the last category. Basically people who only hang when they go to the woods.
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    I use some eye bolts about 2" long with wide...

    I use some eye bolts about 2" long with wide threads.
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    Poll: You Hang - Poll

    Full time - Your bed is now gone or no longer used but for special activities or its there but you never use it may to hold your clean laundry. Of course you also sleep in your hammock while...
  39. In the woods about 15-20 so far at home around...

    In the woods about 15-20 so far

    at home around 200 +/- I've been full time for a little under 7 months now.
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    I've been sleeping full time in my hammock since...

    I've been sleeping full time in my hammock since mid December 2011 and I am not looking to turning back. Actually I can't I gave my Bed to my sister. I have twice the space in my room now. I have the...
  41. Do you think hammocks break in? and other ???'s

    As I said in another thread a while ago, I've moved into my hammock for sleeping full time. I've been using my 11'6" 1.9oz ripstop DIY hammock since Dec. I noticed the other night when I snuggled...
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    My dad made my mom a sewing table a number of...

    My dad made my mom a sewing table a number of years ago. I inherited it went she left. My scraps go in there folded up and stacked. Right now my room mate is blocking it in so currently they are all...
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    I use a 12' DIY out of 1.5oz rip stop nylon. I am...

    I use a 12' DIY out of 1.5oz rip stop nylon. I am oogling the cotton Brazilians though.
  44. Thread: Noob DIY Q

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    A photo or video may also help

    A photo or video may also help
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    When I did mine I started from the bottom and...

    When I did mine I started from the bottom and sewing each row one by one. I marked where they attach to on the opposing side so it was a simple match up. I used a simple straight stitch and made it...
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    Mine never runs away from me :) it is...

    Mine never runs away from me :)

    it is thoroughly drooled on and everything

    However, I have seen other people who use a piece of shock cord and attach it to their ridge line or the head end of...
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    A question about Emergency blankets

    I am wondering about the way the emergency blanket works. I had an idea of sandwiching one between two layers of a hammock and leaving it fairly permanently. Its a vapor barrier yes but not so much a...
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    I used the gutterman thread on mine

    I used the gutterman thread on mine
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    WOW!!! Awesome job. It looks like one of...

    WOW!!! Awesome job.

    It looks like one of those tents they use while climbing everest or in Antarctica
  50. Cool count me in if im not too late

    Cool count me in if im not too late
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