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    Payment sent.

    Payment sent.
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    I'll take the aluminium windscreen.

    I'll take the aluminium windscreen.
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    FS: Payment sent

    Payment sent
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    FS: I'll take the Vargo Ti wood stove

    I'll take the Vargo Ti wood stove
  5. What sort of fabric is it? Ripstop nylon? Would...

    What sort of fabric is it? Ripstop nylon? Would it take silicone + solvent to make it into homemade slnylon?
  6. Without the UQ I'd take it.

    Without the UQ I'd take it.
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    Never used US mil sleeping gear. What is it...

    Never used US mil sleeping gear. What is it about the MSS that you don't like?
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    I wasn't entirely happy with the quality of...

    I wasn't entirely happy with the quality of stitch that I managed to get so belts & braces was my thought. A combination of 3 bar tacks, longitudinal stitches & 2 x box stitches makes me think that...
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    Well, I made my tree straps. 7 1/2' end of loop...

    Well, I made my tree straps. 7 1/2' end of loop to end of loop. The stitching isn't pretty, partly thanks to my wife's sewing machine jamming & tangling the thread frequently, and breaking needles...
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    Wish I'd seen that link prior to last night &...

    Wish I'd seen that link prior to last night & this afternoon. I've been struggling with broken needles, horrible stitching & jammed bobbins while making a pair of tree huggers. Eventually got them...
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    I'll take it if the previous falls through.

    I'll take it if the previous falls through.
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    I bought 10yds 1.5" poly webbing 2000 lb load in...

    I bought 10yds 1.5" poly webbing 2000 lb load in camo colour for $8.95 + shipping. All up under $15 from Country Brook Design

    I might buy some seatbelts from a car wrecker and make some straps...
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    Thanks everyone. I'd already realised...

    Thanks everyone.

    I'd already realised polyester was the way to go, from reading these forums. Just 'um-ing' & 'ah-ing' over width/thickness stuff. I decided to split the difference & go with...
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    Thanks, LB.

    Thanks, LB.
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    I like being able to see your corner detail. I'm...

    I like being able to see your corner detail. I'm tempted to make a tarp so that sort of information is appreciated. I'll probably make something larger than the standard tarp that came with my HH. ...
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    What webbing for tree straps?

    I decided I'd like to have a go at making some long-ish tree huggers/straps but am in a bit of a quandary about what width & thickness webbing to use. The choice seems to be (all polyester):

    * ...
  17. Doh! Too slow on the Omega Pacific rings. Oh...

    Doh! Too slow on the Omega Pacific rings. Oh well. I'll take them if the previous falls through.
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    What width are the straps? 1"? 1.5"? Can't...

    What width are the straps? 1"? 1.5"? Can't quite work it out even using the toggles as a guide.
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    I have one of these. They're great for making...

    I have one of these. They're great for making life difficult for would be thieves. Handy for airline travel to keep all the pack bits & pieces from dangling everywhere. The XL fits well over my...
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    I was wondering about hunting season. The Ocala...

    I was wondering about hunting season. The Ocala NF site mentions the camping restrictions during it - but they're bloody coy about listing when it is!
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    Thanks everyone. I've thought about Ocala NF,...

    Thanks everyone. I've thought about Ocala NF, but just aren't familiar enough with it to pick a place. Are you allowed to make a campfire anywhere you choose to camp?

    That 'floridahikes' site...
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    Where near Orlando that allows hammocks?

    My 6 yr old son & I have each just got our camping hammocks (HH Cub & Explorer, respectively). So...where within about 1 hr of Orlando, FL would be nice for us to go? Before xmas, I should think.
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    Ta, ZQ. I'll keep you in mind if (or when?) I...

    Ta, ZQ. I'll keep you in mind if (or when?) I damage my netting.
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    I just got one! I'd emailed (twice) within...

    I just got one! I'd emailed (twice) within minutes of receiving HH's email but didn't get a reply. Tried phoning but they were always busy...until yesterday afternoon. And they still had an...
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