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  1. I am another advocate for the lineloc 3's. They...

    I am another advocate for the lineloc 3's. They are great with the appropriate size line and take away any fiddly-ness. If you are going for the dyneema, why not go ahead and get some doors with it?
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    Many good points. I guess asking precise...

    Many good points. I guess asking precise questions of each manufacturer is a good bet if the exact size matters.



    My DIY tarps were all built to exact length, for coverage. On hammocks, it...
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    How Long is 10ft, 11ft, 12ft?

    I am honestly not sure.

    Are we talking finished length? Length of fabric before making said tarp or hammock?

    For the folks that advocate for 12ft hammocks or tarps, are they actually 12ft in...
  4. FS: I'll take the beanie

    I'll take the beanie
  5. How very creative and beautiful. I admire your...

    How very creative and beautiful. I admire your follow through to pull it all together. I'm sure it will be a sight to behold on your teal stand. Nice work on arranging the continuous pattern! I hope...
  6. Shoot yeah! I made one of those about a year and...

    Shoot yeah! I made one of those about a year and a half ago from your older xenon. I Love it!

    Palatial, indeed!
    ...
  7. When you make a tarp from xl fabric, use premium...

    When you make a tarp from xl fabric, use premium fabrics with higher waterproof ratings, add tieouts or beastie d's for pole mods, or anything beyond the basic offerings, it costs more.

    I factor...
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    Only drawback would be a loss of symmetry on the...

    Only drawback would be a loss of symmetry on the tarp. Your other option could be to buy a hex tarp and a set of doors. Or buy a thunderfly and put a set of doors on one end. By the time you do that...
  9. You always put together some nice videos. Thanks...

    You always put together some nice videos. Thanks for another great look into your extra-marital dalliances!:lol:
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    Great video! I liked the editing style and the...

    Great video! I liked the editing style and the music. Beautiful shots you took throughout those hills and laurel valleys.
  11. Improve upon the design of the wheel. 2lb hammock...

    Improve upon the design of the wheel. 2lb hammock with webbing in place of dyneema. Stretchy fabric creating too much sag. Ultra comfortable deep well that makes the ridgeline out of reach.

    I like...
  12. Are there such things as drunken hangs?

    Are there such things as drunken hangs?
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    When wet, simply shake and stuff...

    When wet, simply shake and stuff [emoji23][emoji2957]

    Looks like a very cool product!
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    Check out SLD. You can get a trail lair with...

    Check out SLD. You can get a trail lair with ridgeline and 11' for right around your budget.

    https://simplylightdesigns.com/collections/hammocks/products/trail-lair

    I don't own any of his...
  15. Do the folks calling for not using 3/4" emt have...

    Do the folks calling for not using 3/4" emt have any experience making one? Any failures to provide testimony about?

    I'm curious, because when my wife and I put 300lbs in our 3/4" inch, full 10...
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    This was an extremely good deal before you...

    This was an extremely good deal before you started including line locs and seam sealer. The winterdream is a steal and it has gro edges for those who prefer it. Very nice!
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    I hang the tarp first because it is on the top of...

    I hang the tarp first because it is on the top of my bag, as it was the last thing to come down and be packed away.

    With a tarp sleeve, the tarp doesn't get in your way. Stretch the tarp snake...
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    Hey, that is a much appreciated and valued...

    Hey, that is a much appreciated and valued compliment. I've owned the blackbird and know how great the quality of your products look, feel and perform.

    I saw your post about the new stake roll...
  19. This may be one of the most epic routes ever...

    This may be one of the most epic routes ever planned. Definitely keeping up with this!
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    That's remarkably inexpensive for a complete...

    That's remarkably inexpensive for a complete setup. This could be a really good option as a backup, a test kit, or something to throw in the car.

    I hope nobody calls you any bad names for sharing...
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    Another great trip report, Paul. Thanks for...

    Another great trip report, Paul. Thanks for giving us a look.
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    Nice video. Ya'll were covering some miles on...

    Nice video. Ya'll were covering some miles on that terrain. Thanks for the trip report. I'd love to do the triple crown but I am scared of the crowds.
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    I liked it so much that I made something like it....

    I liked it so much that I made something like it.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191015/943c578c7063526d298c60235b5435ee.jpg

    I'm sure it is nowhere near the quality of warbonnet, but it is...
  24. That's a great trip report nested in here!

    That's a great trip report nested in here!
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    This is probably the best thread I have found...

    This is probably the best thread I have found which clearly outlines the basics of construction method for a topquilt. I know that there are a plethora of down calculators etc out there, but this one...
  26. I guess that makes this a park that only allows...

    I guess that makes this a park that only allows cold soaking or protein bars??

    That's crazy.

    I've never heard of any park, even out west, banning gas stoves. Alcohol stoves, yes,, but ALL...
  27. I had some success with a KISS tarp as well. Rain...

    I had some success with a KISS tarp as well. Rain was limited to a heavy drizzle and the wind gusts were minimal. I was surprised that I stayed dry, but it performed great in those conditions....
  28. lmao. A 30 million volt lightning bolt at that.

    lmao. A 30 million volt lightning bolt at that.
  29. I don't care for it either. It seems the...

    I don't care for it either.

    It seems the reserveamerica lobby has a nice stranglehold on the parks systems. Fortunately, here in SC they decided to create their own system and it has been much...
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    Wowza. Irony meter overload. I, for one, am...

    Wowza. Irony meter overload.

    I, for one, am greatly appreciative of Chum! providing his links and reviews. I don't care if he makes a kickback or not. I have the power of judgement and the free...
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    I mean, it's borderline glamping when you have a...

    I mean, it's borderline glamping when you have a cooler, make pizza, brought your own oven, brownies, biscuits and gravy, fresh eggs etc...

    Bravo!
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    Looks like it was a great trip! I am so...

    Looks like it was a great trip! I am so interested in doing a kayak camp, but I've gotta get a boat first.

    We stayed on Fontana a couple of times during the winter and it is remarkable how low...
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    Dream hammock multi buckles. Very useful and even...

    Dream hammock multi buckles. Very useful and even better that they are paying tribute.
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    Jones Gap State Park SC

    Desperately seeking a break from the unbearable heat generated at the base of the piedmont plateau, we ran towards the foothills of South Carolina.
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    Looks like a lot of nice products at fair prices....

    Looks like a lot of nice products at fair prices. Etsy!

    It's good to see more custom vendors coming to the market to replace all those who've closed up and the bigger operations that have outgrown...
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    Amen to that! A good Pawleys Hammock is lovely...

    Amen to that! A good Pawleys Hammock is lovely for a nice afternoon nap, but nothing like a night of deep restorative gathered end rest-hang!
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    That's just the best of all worlds. Common sense...

    That's just the best of all worlds. Common sense and decency all snugged up in the best lounging scenario possible.
  38. This is a great trip thread. Love that nightsky...

    This is a great trip thread. Love that nightsky photo.
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    Good photos Burner. I could have done without...

    Good photos Burner. I could have done without seeing the nastiest blister I have ever seen in my life. At least move that thing to the last picture. I bet those final miles made you contemplate...
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    This is such a beautiful production. The silence...

    This is such a beautiful production. The silence and observation that the children show. They really seem in touch with nature. Speaking of nature, so magnificent. You've got some happy and capable...
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    I've gotten a mix of both econ and premium...

    I've gotten a mix of both econ and premium quilts. I must admit that the coolness factor and greater cost make me a big fan of the premium line. The cool fabric and better quality down are both...
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    Jeff Oh, Those are just some tarp beaks I made...

    Jeff Oh, Those are just some tarp beaks I made from the drops of the tarp material. They help with privacy and prevailing winds. They work pretty well with the stand. The interior poles create too...
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    Yes. Will transport on a roof rack designed for...

    Yes. Will transport on a roof rack designed for hauling long lumber. Fits in the bed of the pickup with three feet hanging over also
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    Swampfox is the man with the plan. Check the...

    Swampfox is the man with the plan. Check the foothills website. They have multiple shuttle drivers. Great folks. I'd recommend Taz as the driver to use. Plenty of options to leave a car and the...
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    Thought I would add some photos to the thread...

    Thought I would add some photos to the thread since jeffo was so helpful.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190928/a1668f0122882e4dc089d0bfbf406e51.jpg

    Came up with a successful tensa using...
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    Fantastic photo and even better on a pillow!

    Fantastic photo and even better on a pillow!
  47. Donation received but don't know who sent it?

    Editing to clean up my post so I don't contribute to the negative.
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    Getting around to using this rf down I bought...

    Getting around to using this rf down I bought from Amazon. Made a couple of diy pillows.

    The down in the 1lb bag I got is very good. It's all down with very few feathers.
    ...
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    Don't use cord that will stretch, such as...

    Don't use cord that will stretch, such as paracord. Make sure you have the ability to tighten your ridgeline and ground pullouts as the tarp stretches. Use a friction hitch of some type or some cord...
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    I guess you could sew a couple of pockets onto a...

    I guess you could sew a couple of pockets onto a double end hammock bag, but I go with the lazy slug stuff sack. Everything fits inside. If the the straps are wet, or sappy they get rolled up...
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