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    Welcome to the forum, Bradypus.

    Welcome to the forum, Bradypus.
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    Just to cover Joz's question, from the Treem...

    Just to cover Joz's question, from the Treem update page...he has made a workable bugnet for the hammock, & the experimentation continues.

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    Just checked, it's working for me...

    Just checked, it's working for me...
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    Welcome to the forum Stantheman750. ...and the...

    Welcome to the forum Stantheman750.

    ...and the hammockers curse or blessing of checking out the the distance between suitable trees will follow you to your grave. :shades.
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    Versatile update...trekking pole adapter. Leave...

    Versatile update...trekking pole adapter.
    Leave the spreader bars behind.

    Indrek is still experimenting with the bugnet design.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PM6eC03uIkQ
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    You could, but there's no real need to...most of...

    You could, but there's no real need to...most of the others bridge makers cut theirs deeper/ lower centre of gravity/ more stable. But if your curiosity gets the better you, have a play. :rolleyes:
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    I bought & customized the initial Aussie...

    I bought & customized the initial Aussie pass-it-forward model to suit myself.

    Added smaller diameter coloured dyneema rope, descender rings & new webbing.
    Went as light as Spiderweb 1.5...
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    His Indiegogo page is now up & running. A wider...

    His Indiegogo page is now up & running.
    A wider version is now a option.

    ...a Bugnet version is also in the pipeline.
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    Welcome to the forum, Yedi.

    Welcome to the forum, Yedi.
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    Keep your mind occupied...check for water...

    Keep your mind occupied...check for water ingress/drip lines, adjust your tarp, write your thoughts, read a ebook, play phone games, take some photos/video, study the topo map or gps, sketch, whittle...
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    Rough enough is good enough, if it looks fairly...

    Rough enough is good enough, if it looks fairly level I'm happy...but I do have the centre side tieout low & the 2 outside tieouts high if in collecting rainwater mode.
    Channels into a foldable...
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    That'll do Juney...welcome to the forum.

    That'll do Juney...welcome to the forum.
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    A few treem pics for those interested...can't see...

    A few treem pics for those interested...can't see the pics with tapatalk for some reason, you might have to open in a browser.


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    Welcome to the forum, jaape...keep searching,...

    Welcome to the forum, jaape...keep searching, you'll eventually find a patch of the right sized trees in your area.

    Or run a backline/lines from bendy tree to the base of another tree/trees. Same...
  15. Welcome to the forum, TwoFootsFool.

    Welcome to the forum, TwoFootsFool.
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    Thanks Nameth...diy is a lot of fun, just got to...

    Thanks Nameth...diy is a lot of fun, just got to take those 1st few steps into the unknown & away you go.:shades:

    The tarp is coming up to 5yrs of abuse......
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    Take off roughly 210g or 7.4oz for the 2 bottom...

    Take off roughly 210g or 7.4oz for the 2 bottom tree straps, dyneema suspension & ring...obviously it wouldn't be as stable without them.
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    Tree trunks & swaying canopies...cooling Autumn...

    Tree trunks & swaying canopies...cooling Autumn weather has finally arrive here in Oz.

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    Haven't tried the draumr...but it does look...

    Haven't tried the draumr...but it does look comfy. Looks like it might need a bigger tarp for that 90°degree coverage, than I'm used to.

    As we speak, Indrek is working feverishly on a bugnet model...
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    Shallower, tensioned....picture a levitating camp...

    Shallower, tensioned....picture a levitating camp stretcher/cot/bed. :shades:
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    Re: Treem hammock

    Indrek from Treem Hammock has introduced himself here already...just bumping his post into a suitable forum with a easy to find title, info & video, all in the one place.
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    Climbers tubular webbing/tape comes in 1" & 2"...

    Climbers tubular webbing/tape comes in 1" & 2" widths. Will fade over time as most things do in direct sunlight.
    Tie or sew loop. Many colours. Will last. Strong
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    Good to see the kids experiencing different cultures while traveling & hanging with their parents.
    Location is a tropical paradise....thumbs up.
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    A faff free day...is a good day. Nice spot to...

    A faff free day...is a good day. Nice spot to laze away the day. :shades:
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    Welcome to the forum, Robert.

    Welcome to the forum, Robert.
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    Yes, rings to tree huggers (tie your own loop,...

    Yes, rings to tree huggers (tie your own loop, sew or if your huggers already have a loop use a larks head to attach rings) & static rope as suspension from your hammock.
    Lastly a slippery half...
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    Like the tide, I ebb & flow.....play around with...

    Like the tide, I ebb & flow.....play around with various suspensions on a outgoing tide, but always return using descender rings & static climbing rope.

    Easy to handle with gloves on.
    No crushing...
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    Its a structural ridgeline, its designed to be...

    Its a structural ridgeline, its designed to be taut to share the load...plus it gives you the same lay every time & keeps the bugnet from hanging in your face.
  29. Very coool...& piney. :shades: Nice.

    Very coool...& piney. :shades:
    Nice.
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    Treed ridgelines hangs are my usual haunts. I...

    Treed ridgelines hangs are my usual haunts.
    I set up away from the edges & wind funneling saddles...still get buffeted wildly on occasion but don't catch the full brunt of those roaring freight...
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    Marshmallows to singe in the flames and a torch...

    Marshmallows to singe in the flames and a torch to spotlight the local frog population...or anything else that's out & about.

    As long as dads around, his tummy's full & he's warm & dry...my 6yo...
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    Keep faffing around, faffmaster....and welcome to...

    Keep faffing around, faffmaster....and welcome to the forum. :shades:
    ...and as for tarpless nights in Loch Lomond... I think we're going to need photo's. :laugh:
  33. Blasted by winter...wished I was there, snug as a...

    Blasted by winter...wished I was there, snug as a bug in a rug. :shades:
  34. 1st post, 1st trip report, 1st winter hang. ...

    1st post, 1st trip report, 1st winter hang. :cool:

    Looking forward to more of your international fly-away weekenders.:shades:
    Stay warm...AVatorL.
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    Majestic looking peak...cool hang. :cool:

    Majestic looking peak...cool hang. :cool:
  36. Barely a ripple on the lake, feeling calm &...

    Barely a ripple on the lake, feeling calm & relaxed...and I'm thousands of miles away. :shades:
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    Good luck with combining cycling & hanging during...

    Good luck with combining cycling & hanging during the warm summer months...and welcome to the forum, ThreeTracks.
  38. Thread: Up in my attic

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    Good looking area to stretch the legs, get the...

    Good looking area to stretch the legs, get the lungs filtering & heart pumping. Enjoyed.
  39. Thread: UQ protector?

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    My tarp has minimal coverage/ low profile, so I...

    My tarp has minimal coverage/ low profile, so I use it in combination with a UQ protector.

    I generally hang on along exposed ridges & summits....buffeted by wild winds...but the amazing sunsets &...
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    I should have said ratchet straps....thought you...

    I should have said ratchet straps....thought you might've had a couple of spare ones handy after tying your canoe down to your vehicle.

    Have fun on your next hang.
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    To protect the trees, 25mm wide tie-down straps...

    To protect the trees, 25mm wide tie-down straps can be used for the time being....just tie a bowline in one end, wrap around the tree trunk a few times & pass the hook end through the bowline loop....
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    Definitely can via the app tapatalk... Webview...

    Definitely can via the app tapatalk...

    Webview via phone. Top right of dialog box, press 3rd picture framed pic from the right, press insert pic from computer, press choose file, camera or...
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    Nice one, stevebo...:shades:

    Nice one, stevebo...:shades:
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    Shug initiation...tick, MYOG...tick, sounds like...

    Shug initiation...tick, MYOG...tick, sounds like you've well & truly been bitten by the bug, crozza79...welcome to the forum, to the trees & to the side of a 4wd. :shades:
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    Happy New Year....and welcome to the forum, Simon.

    Happy New Year....and welcome to the forum, Simon.
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    Nice shots...

    Nice shots...
  47. Thread: Merry christmas

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    Lucky young lady to be sailing the seas of the...

    Lucky young lady to be sailing the seas of the pacific.
    Enjoy your family festivities, Shug.
  48. Thread: Merry christmas

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    Merry Christmas everyone......

    Merry Christmas everyone...
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  49. Tree's flex to & fro with every gust and if they...

    Tree's flex to & fro with every gust and if they flex in opposite directions at the same time, there's a lot of stress running through your tight ridgeline, so something has to give.

    Not sure how...
  50. Enjoyable winter wander...as always. :shades:

    Enjoyable winter wander...as always. :shades:
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