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    FLScouthanger thank you! That is what I'm looking...

    FLScouthanger thank you! That is what I'm looking for, any info on what to look out for and how to dial my machines in. It kind of reminds me what it was like when I first got into volkswagen...
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    Uuuuummmmmm yeah, been sewing, researching, or...

    Uuuuummmmmm yeah, been sewing, researching, or picking up supplies since I got it. My wife took the "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach and we bought a 1970's Made in Japan Brother...
  3. :laugh: fair enough. I will choose "assaulted". ...

    :laugh: fair enough. I will choose "assaulted".
    No, even more fitting "assaulted with smartphone".
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    I love my whoopie hooks! 8 hammocks (i...

    I love my whoopie hooks! 8 hammocks (i know,seeking help...),but 1 set of whoopies and straps to rule them all.
    Tarp hooks attached to a prussik on the continuous ridgeline for the same reason.
    I...
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    Thanks gmcttr! I did peruse that page. I wish...

    Thanks gmcttr! I did peruse that page. I wish they had the serial #s for the j's. Only the k's are listed:(
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    Excellent report and after action review. Old...

    Excellent report and after action review.
    Old Fort Benning basic training motto: "If it ain't rainin', you ain't trainin'!"
    Thank you, excellent suggestions.

    In heavy rains run ridgeline under...
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    I remember that initial realization. Less weight!...

    I remember that initial realization. Less weight! Less space! More comfortable! Cheaper than my eno setup.
    These guys really know what they're taliking about!

    I'm hooked. It has been awesome....
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    Definitely 11'. I have lived through your current...

    Definitely 11'. I have lived through your current mindset. Even with the 11' I occasionally feel a bit exposed during hard rains. I have two 10 footer hammocks I use as well . It never feels like...
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    I don't have a pic but I have a pretty large...

    I don't have a pic but I have a pretty large stuff sack that attaches to the ridgeline with an extra long cinch sac line. It normally houses my sleeping kit: merino layers, various gloves, fleece...
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    Looking forward to it. Hey cholla thanks...

    Looking forward to it.


    Hey cholla thanks dude! I appreciate your input, I see you have a wealth of information on diy and hammocks in general. Nice to meet you guys.

    Anyone here a Singer 66,...
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    Santa brought the goods. 1st DIY.

    Santa brought me a newly serviced 1960's Singer 185J. First sewing machine ever! Mint condish.
    (Ok, actually I bought it on the 24th)
    Just read the manual and just looked at it for 2 days....
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    Those pics are very heartwarming! What a smile!...

    Those pics are very heartwarming! What a smile! What a great pastime to include your kids in. Good on you!
    Peace and longevity to you in yours!
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    I'm in gentlemen! After reading up big time and...

    I'm in gentlemen! After reading up big time and educating myself on HF I found this for sale at a local mom&pop shop.
    Patrick at South Portland Sewing Center (40 year repair veteran/10 years w/...
  14. Yes. I like you, you are an intelligent guy, but...

    Yes.
    I like you, you are an intelligent guy, but this post is just...
    Yes.
  15. No. I like you, you are an intelligent guy, I...

    No.
    I like you, you are an intelligent guy, I like your posts but this one is just...
    No.
    Any one of us can EASILY be dispatched with a 15 pound neck chop.


    Also no. Come on guys! Just...
  16. Woah, minty! I bet that thing has decades left in...

    Woah, minty! I bet that thing has decades left in it!
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    No kidding. I bought a 0degree burrow for this...

    No kidding. I bought a 0degree burrow for this winter season. Tomorrows forecast is 63 degrees.
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    If I had a nickel...

    If I had a nickel...
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    Duuuuuuuuuuuuude... I thought I had alot of...

    Duuuuuuuuuuuuude...
    I thought I had alot of quilts. Nice.
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    Uh oh, I have been perusing the sewing machine...

    Uh oh, I have been perusing the sewing machine threads! 13 machines! Great googaly moogaly! Do they have places you can go for help?:lol: I'm likin the 801.
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    How's it hangin' sunny bear?

    How's it hangin' sunny bear?
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    Getting close to a new month! Getting ready to...

    Getting close to a new month! Getting ready to make January official!
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    Ya, der hammer.

    Ya, der hammer.
  24. That. Is. Amazing.

    That. Is. Amazing.
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    I'm calling BS gmcttr! Please accompany...

    I'm calling BS gmcttr! Please accompany dismissive posts with facts when possible. Since we are on the record.
    While I don't have the official US army S4 NSN, (and don't feel like looking it up), I...
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    I also use bins, but I don't think you can beat...

    I also use bins, but I don't think you can beat those garment bags. Nice find.
  27. Gaoldang! True Performance Art at its finest! I...

    Gaoldang! True Performance Art at its finest!
    I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas.
    There never has been nor will there ever again be another Shug.
    Don't go changin'.
    Give my best to Carl.
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    Dangerous I have been doing this with 4 of my...

    Dangerous I have been doing this with 4 of my wifes hair ties! I just leave them on the line all the time. One will break occasionally though, but there should always be 2-3 more. Your setup is...
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    Wow! Thanks for posting this! What a great idea...

    Wow! Thanks for posting this! What a great idea for 2" straps. I wonder if seatbelts are generally nylon or poly?
    I'm thinking nylon so that there is a small amount of dynamic give during...
  30. driplines baby! I have hung two per side during...

    driplines baby!
    I have hung two per side during heavy rains, but it looks like that's overkill.

    I'm still doing it...
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    This is going to sound crazy but next time I hit...

    This is going to sound crazy but next time I hit 20 or below I'm going to try sticking two 2" pieces of medical silicone tubing up my nostrils! Then pull my down beanie all the way down to the top of...
  32. No conflict here brother, just heartfelt...

    No conflict here brother, just heartfelt dialogue. I considered your post and responded.
    Check my response to your post on Shugs impact on us, which I left earlier today.
    But I have to add, if you...
  33. I can appreciate that.However I never recommended...

    I can appreciate that.However I never recommended confronting him personally, and if he became a little agitated at a constructive criticism left as a note, well, so be it!
    And think about it,...
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    Hang in there dude! It gets better. Keep forcing...

    Hang in there dude! It gets better. Keep forcing yourself outside! Eat some quality food and drink up to a gallon of quality water a day. Hanging from trees is magic, I know that sounds a little...
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    I know pgibson says you are good, and I put alot...

    I know pgibson says you are good, and I put alot of faith in what he says, but I have never seen whoopies THAT fuzzy/stretched. My advice would be to shell out the 6 bucks for 25' of amsteel, and...
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    Awesome and cost effective! 4 mil is pretty...

    Awesome and cost effective! 4 mil is pretty tough. When i did this I used a thinner crappy painters tarp. Nightmare.
    Do you have a scale yet? Whats it weigh? I like those clips.
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    That thing is Boss Hoss! I have a...

    That thing is Boss Hoss!
    I have a suggestion/idea:
    Replace the 2x4's with 4x4's that lay flush on the ground w the main 4x4.
    Screw a 2x4 onto the 4x4 legs that attaches to the main 4x4 support...
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    No sweat. Keep it real, do whatcha feel. Giving...

    No sweat. Keep it real, do whatcha feel. Giving does feel good!:shades:
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    I understand the need to defend your actions, you...

    I understand the need to defend your actions, you just didn't know.
    I also understand how people get a little worked up, having told newcomers over and over, as well as feeling like they need to...
  40. This is sad, and indeed this is serious. But I...

    This is sad, and indeed this is serious.
    But I will have you all know that through an intensive investigative approach I have identified the mysteriouly inept "Unidentified Ahole Hanger".
    His...
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    I am all about the "buy once cry once" mindset,...

    I am all about the "buy once cry once" mindset, but the price increase does seem drastic. Although seeing it graphed makes it "feel" more reasonable.
    I have various era/fill quilts and jackets now,...
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    Rest in Peace good 'ol Greenbean...

    Rest in Peace good 'ol Greenbean...
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    WTB WBXLC multicam SL

    I would really like to save a few bucks on a excellent/mint condition multicam xlc 1.1 or 1.7 single layer only please!
    (I know, I know, who wouldn't)

    But maybe someone out there just can't get...
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    Best present: my moms bought me a Hobie...

    Best present: my moms bought me a Hobie skateboard when I was 4 1/2 years old against all advice from every friend and family member she had because they all knew I was going to die. I begged and...
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    Ooooooooooooo... Remember than scene where Peter...

    Ooooooooooooo...
    Remember than scene where Peter Griffin has to sit down on the curb and absorb pain for like 5 minutes?
    That's what I just did thinking about that.:eek:
    Sorry for you loss bro.
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    I also think most quality underquilts will be...

    I also think most quality underquilts will be great fits. My HammockGear under quilts fit my Wbbb most excellent. No issues with the shelf.
    I think the xlc would be identical in that respect. If...
  47. Not a single snowflake yet in Portland Maine!...

    Not a single snowflake yet in Portland Maine! December 24th is predicted to be 64 degrees. Crazy.
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    Amsteel is King. This is coming from an ex army...

    Amsteel is King. This is coming from an ex army 550 lover with a 1000' spool sitting right next to me.
    The results are in. They have been checked. Lighter, stronger, more UV stable, and hydrophobic....
  49. That is super cool Codiak! Good luck and happy...

    That is super cool Codiak! Good luck and happy trails.
  50. Have a good time! I wish I still lived in...

    Have a good time! I wish I still lived in Buffalo, I would go for sure. Dems my old stompin' grounds!
    Peace.
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