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  1. How did you attach the hood? What type of stitch?

    How did you attach the hood? What type of stitch?
  2. I was thinking about making a drawstring around...

    I was thinking about making a drawstring around the neck and a hood that attaches with 3 small velcro strips. This way I can use a hat too
  3. I was thinking the same thing. I am doing the...

    I was thinking the same thing. I am doing the JMT and just had to scrap the idea of a hammock. I was thinking about making this tent with a wider bottom so It can double as a bug net to wrap under...
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    So glad I read this. I was looking at the $30...

    So glad I read this. I was looking at the $30 Dow tubes on Amazon that I would have to expidite to get in time to use... Permatex is at Autozone for <5$ and is walking distance to my house!
  5. love this thread - I am using it for my most...

    love this thread - I am using it for my most recent project.

    I'm using these in combination with a tarp/poncho I found here for a poncho. Getting ready to do the JMT and need a tarp/poncho that...
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    Is that just for stickiness when it is drying?

    Is that just for stickiness when it is drying?
  7. Or this one...

    Or this one https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=111569
  8. Does the bugnet stay taut? I have awabted to try...

    Does the bugnet stay taut? I have awabted to try this and trying to find a way to pull out tight, like putting pull tabs 5" or so on each side of ridgeline to attach to another pull tab in inside of...
  9. Have you tried having a seperate ridgeline and...

    Have you tried having a seperate ridgeline and trying bugnet to that line (vs the suspension setup from your hammock)
  10. My hammock bliss hammock is not as comfortable...

    My hammock bliss hammock is not as comfortable for me. It was comfortable until i shifted, and my feet would slightly hang off. I am 6'2" and 250 woth broad shoulders and I felt like I had less...
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    Thanks for the quick response, I do so it will be...

    Thanks for the quick response, I do so it will be a good backup for hocking trip until I get some silnylon
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    I had previously seen a post about Tyvek and came...

    I had previously seen a post about Tyvek and came back to find it again after getting a hookup for some of the material. Didnt really pay attention to the date, but thanks for your concern
  13. I cant imagine getting back down is easy... what...

    I cant imagine getting back down is easy... what about of you only had 1? The post was talking about hanging hig to avoid predators. I assume that is with a ladder?
  14. I was thinking making a bug net setup thay can...

    I was thinking making a bug net setup thay can double as a triangular light weight tent. You could build the bug net with attachments on the side to pin to the groundn about use you hiking poles for...
  15. Stupid question - How do you hang higher? How do...

    Stupid question - How do you hang higher? How do you actually get in thw hammock?
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    Sticky: I have wondered the same thing. Do they lose...

    I have wondered the same thing. Do they lose their strength or do they just tear when they snap?
  17. Awesome, thank you. This is very helpful. Now I...

    Awesome, thank you. This is very helpful. Now I just need to figure out what fabric is the best. I want to be able to spend more money on my underquilt, so I need to save money on clothes and a...
  18. Drilling a hole through it and using a smaller,...

    Drilling a hole through it and using a smaller, lighter weight water bottle cap could decrease the weight of the grommets...

    I have never used Tyvek. Is it possible to sew with?
  19. Great idea. I was just wondering how the Tyvek...

    Great idea. I was just wondering how the Tyvek would hold up through the wind.

    This is an awesome idea.......
  20. where did you get the fabric? Looking for the...

    where did you get the fabric? Looking for the best resources now. Looking to make my own rain poncho / tarp and some hiking clothes.
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    Sticky: Great setup... Making one now myself in...

    Great setup... Making one now myself in preparation for JMT
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    do you think it is a good tarp, or will it rip? ...

    do you think it is a good tarp, or will it rip? What do you mean by pulling strength?
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    FS: Interested - sent PM

    Interested - sent PM
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    Has anyone figured this out? I have hit up all...

    Has anyone figured this out? I have hit up all the places above with no luck...
  25. Awesome - great detail! I am about to start...

    Awesome - great detail! I am about to start hitting up REI used gear sales for this.what degrees would you say it would be rated?
  26. I am about to so the same. Any luck?

    I am about to so the same. Any luck?
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