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    I have one that I made of Sil that I use as a...

    I have one that I made of Sil that I use as a pack cover while packing and then attach whoopies to hang it under my hammock. This does require me to hang a bit higher off the ground but it makes it...
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    Welcome Jim! I forgot to tell you that this...

    Welcome Jim! I forgot to tell you that this becomes addictive!
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    Welcome from a Suamico Hanger. Been hanging for...

    Welcome from a Suamico Hanger. Been hanging for over a year through warm and cold, wet and snow. I LOVE hammock camping and really have no plans to go to ground again.

    Many of my Webelos are...
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    David, it is held in the Donating member section...

    David, it is held in the Donating member section as it is for camping gear that is not specifically hammock related.
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    I had hung with my son under the same 11' Hex...

    I had hung with my son under the same 11' Hex tarp until we got a nasty rain storm this summer. We stayed dry, but couldn't close the doors on the winward side, Luckily we didn't get wet, but we were...
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    I need the time to engineer all of the other...

    I need the time to engineer all of the other strange ideas that you put in my head! I'm telling my wife that it's all your fault!:D
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    I live in Wisconsin, not much better. I think...

    I live in Wisconsin, not much better. I think that the season that we need these is shorter than the battery life. :laugh:

    Mouses, we didn't need these a few weeks ago with all of the wind...
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    I use these in my hammock. it is not...

    I use these in my hammock. it is not rechargeable, but does provide circulation throughout the night. It has a small light and ridgeline clip. While the blades are open, they are foam and don't cause...
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    While there are a lot of variables to be...

    While there are a lot of variables to be considered, I've been very happy with mine. I have the 0* and haven't gotten it that cold yet, I did have it to 22* with 40 knot winds and was snug as a bug....
  10. Spike, I am also a noob, out dating you on the...

    Spike,

    I am also a noob, out dating you on the forums by mere months. We can all contribute here, first by learning, next by gratitude and then eventually by being able to add our own experiences...
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    I think that you should go out and hang to calm...

    I think that you should go out and hang to calm down. . . even if your calm a good night hanging in nature will make anyone feel better.
  12. Thread: Velcro Doors

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    +1 on the Velcro, but I'd place a piece of...

    +1 on the Velcro, but I'd place a piece of grosgrain on the bottom of both doors to tie, Velcro can be easily pulled apart by tarp tension.
  13. Thank you also to Hangnout and 2Sticks, their...

    Thank you also to Hangnout and 2Sticks, their generosity has brought the smiles to these children's faces that have brightened all of us today. This simple act of kindness is touching many more...
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    pm's sent to those that requested for the dog...

    pm's sent to those that requested for the dog bone.

    I used Raiffnuke's plans for the hat, but I made the three separate pockets and then did most of the quilting to them individually before...
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    Thanks everyone for the support! I sent Fish...

    Thanks everyone for the support!

    I sent Fish <>< a pm with the pattern for the Dogbone pillow. Since it comes from a non hammock related site I'm not sure if I should place the hyperlink here, but...
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    Sticky: Retired from corporate America nearly 10 years...

    Retired from corporate America nearly 10 years ago to be the At-Home-Dad for my children. We have hosted many foster children and I've now been the "Dad" to 16 kids.

    Now the kids are in school and...
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    Dutch & Eagle Eye could offer lessons to many...

    Dutch & Eagle Eye could offer lessons to many other businesses on Customer Service! I have found that all of the cottage vendors that I've worked with have attended his classes. I have never dealt...
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    The plans for the hat came from Raiffnuke and can...

    The plans for the hat came from Raiffnuke and can be found at this thread

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=52970

    Both my son and I are happy with the outcome.

    Thanks...
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    Did a DIY-athon (Photo heavy)

    After borrowing most of my hammock gear to a friend for use this weekend I remembered that I was also planning on hanging. Not having the heart to say "Give it all back" I began a DIY-athon.

    My...
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    Love my new Incubator

    I had received my new incubator just hours before leaving for a weekend of hanging in Northern Michigan. The first night had winds 30-40 knots, I spent only about 5 minutes dialing in the UQ (It fit...
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    Make sure to take the keys out of the...

    Make sure to take the keys out of the vehicles!:eek:
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    Fabric $4, Some rope $3, Cost for Gas to go the...

    Fabric $4, Some rope $3, Cost for Gas to go the store $12.50 . . . The smile on her face . . . PRICELESS!

    Great Birthday Gift!
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    Welcome from Green Bay!

    Welcome from Green Bay!
  24. Thread: Addiction

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    DeNial is not just a river in Egypt ;) I'm really...

    DeNial is not just a river in Egypt ;) I'm really jonesing for some time with a thread injector and fluffy feathers. :D
  25. I was dropped to the ground with the M90 MR sl,...

    I was dropped to the ground with the M90 MR sl, and I weighed 214.2 immediately after the fall. I won't be taking that chance again.

    I'm not sure of the weight of the Nano.
  26. Thread: Addiction

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    We should start a 12 step thread. "Hi, I'm...

    We should start a 12 step thread.

    "Hi, I'm Dad, and I'm an addict!" :)

    The kids are in school now (Yeah) so I have two new tarps, two TQ's to make and a 0* UQ along with some modifications,...
  27. My first DIY was a Hennessy Tribute and, like...

    My first DIY was a Hennessy Tribute and, like you, I followed the threads here to make the hammock.

    I have dual zippers so that the net can be removed entirely. I did find that zippers of that...
  28. Thread: 10,000 units

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    Congratulations. You are a pleasure to do...

    Congratulations. You are a pleasure to do business with! You have become and will remain a part of every DIY that I do! I am happy to see your innovation and integrity rewarded!
  29. I do lay diagonal, as otherwise there is still a...

    I do lay diagonal, as otherwise there is still a bow shape at the perpendicular. There is a bit of fold up around the head (which I just flop over my eyes to block light at no weight) and it leaves a...
  30. While I use 60" units while camping. I did pick...

    While I use 60" units while camping. I did pick up the 90 for every night sleeping at home. I find that it's similar to a king size bed, not everyone likes them, but I do.

    The 90 gives me a number...
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    I am not in, but want to thank you very much for...

    I am not in, but want to thank you very much for your offer, This is very generous!

    If I could please enter GottaRun. . . He's at Woodbadge with Boy Scouts this weekend and won't be able to enter....
  32. Thread: Top Mods

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    Hammock Side Organizer

    As I lay in my hammock I notice that there is quite a bit of wall raised on the opposite side (I sleep shoulder left and the right side extended quite high, same with the opposing leg side). Thinking...
  33. Thread: Top Mods

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    Top Mods

    Swankfly had an excellent suggestion in this post (http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=53536) suggesting that we create a thread where we can all place our Top Mods.

    This excellent...
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    Sticky: Tried many times. Could you please add me: At...

    Tried many times.

    Could you please add me:
    At Home Dad
    Suamico, WI 54173

    Thanks
  35. I do not own a blackbird, but perhaps may be able...

    I do not own a blackbird, but perhaps may be able to offer a few suggestions.

    I have run into issues on my DIY's with pressure on my heels, but found that it was more of a pull on my Achillies...
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    Got Me. . . Great Tease!

    Got Me. . . Great Tease!
  37. Could you just take two layers of noseeum net and...

    Could you just take two layers of noseeum net and sew through at intervals, then attach it to the edge of your ripstop, no sewing in the middle. Once it's inside the ripstop, open the "Pockets"...
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    Warbonnet has a pretty good listing for the...

    Warbonnet has a pretty good listing for the proper fabric weights for your weight. I tried to go ultra-light and was gravity fed to the ground. I have a 1.1 +Momentum 90 MR double, a 1.7 single, 1.7...
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    Poll: 1 Couldn't find a chiropractor to camp with . . ....

    1 Couldn't find a chiropractor to camp with . . . No back pain anymore while camping
    2 Don't have to find a level, debris free site
    3 The uniqueness factor to most campers and scouters. Starts a...
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    As requested, Here's some photos of the Phoenix...

    As requested, Here's some photos of the Phoenix with the Bug net and winter cover.

    Zip-off Nanoseeum Bug Net
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/1/4/6/0/phoenix_screen_thumb.jpg
    ...
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    I've done this many times with my son on the same...

    I've done this many times with my son on the same trees (separate suspension) but used old golf shafts as a spreader bar. We both lay the same way the hammock so we were parallel.

    I am, however,...
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    Because to this point, I've always needed the...

    Because to this point, I've always needed the attached bug net while camping, I've always used side pull outs to give me some movement room without feeling like a fish in a net. I have used my prior...
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    The screen along the side is a sewn in organizer,...

    The screen along the side is a sewn in organizer, similar to the ridgeline organizer, but attached to the side. I placed this to take advantage of the large wall space on the side opposite my lay....
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    Got it finally. Thanks for the help.

    Got it finally. Thanks for the help.
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    Loaded them all as a gallery, changed pointers....

    Loaded them all as a gallery, changed pointers. no joy.
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    My New DIY, The Phoenix Hammock

    After crashing and burning with an earlier attempt at this hammock, I introduce the Phoenix DIY as it rose from the ashes.

    Trying to make a SL Momentum 90 MR, I found out that I surpass the weight...
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    Thought that I should add this to the list for...

    Thought that I should add this to the list for anyone who references this in the future.

    Momentum 90 MR as a single layer will not hold someone weighing 215 pounds, as I found out while being...
  48. Starting to think that I may be able to salvage...

    Starting to think that I may be able to salvage this, If I just take a second layer of 1.1, the 2.0 oz/yard should be enough and then I'll also have the double layer if I decide to use a pad. I can...
  49. Sore Back, Upper limit of Momentum 90 Discovered

    I'm working on a new hammock and have discovered that I exceed the upper limit of Momentum 90 MR fabric.

    After having many tell me that I should still be able to use a 1.1 sl and researching...
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    Thanks Cat!

    Thanks Cat!
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