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  1. Thread: Tarp Pull Outs

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    I like how easy it looks to set them up. I...

    I like how easy it looks to set them up.

    I managed to put together a decent tarp out of some heavier silnylon, but I could see myself messing the whole thing up by sewing on some tie outs. Not...
  2. Thread: Tarp Pull Outs

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    Alright, I'm going to grab a pair. Thanks...

    Alright, I'm going to grab a pair.

    Thanks guys!!
  3. Thread: Tarp Pull Outs

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    Thanks! The feedback is much appreciated.

    Thanks! The feedback is much appreciated.
  4. Thread: Tarp Pull Outs

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    Tarp Pull Outs

    Hey all!

    Just wanted to say that these things look great!

    Anyone have first hand experience with them? Do I need two sets for a tarp or can I get away with one? Any clue on the weight?
    ...
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    Sold!!!!!!!!

    Sold!!!!!!!!
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    SOLD: Kabar "Warsword" Knife

    I bought a bunch of knives recently and now I find myself culling through them to sell the ones that I most likely will not be using. Of course, other gear junkie items are of greater necessity and...
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    I may be up on Peter's Mountain hiking this...

    I may be up on Peter's Mountain hiking this weekend!

    Edit: O wow this isn't til June!
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    You guys going out in the next few weeks?

    You guys going out in the next few weeks?
  9. I'm going to look over my maps and check what I...

    I'm going to look over my maps and check what I have going on that weekend!

    Edit: Checked the maps. This is going to be out of my neighborhood.
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    I wish my current apartment allowed dogs! I'd be...

    I wish my current apartment allowed dogs! I'd be all over that!
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    I hike about 50% of the time by myself. I am...

    I hike about 50% of the time by myself.

    I am very lucky to have a GF who enjoys the outdoors, but she isn't as fond of the cold seasons as I am. For some sick reason, I enjoy trekking when it's...
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    I'm actually going to strip this thing and pimp...

    I'm actually going to strip this thing and pimp it out. I'll keep it as my big knife. Thanks for the interest though.
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/5/1/8...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/5/1/8/5/2012-03-05_21-53-37_613_thumb.jpg

    There ya go.
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    Mint. I only really used it a few times for...

    Mint. I only really used it a few times for outdoor tasks. I just wanted to note the swedge has been sharpened. It's not that sharp though.

    I'll get a picture...
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    WITHDRAWN: Kabar

    Hey guys. I have a Kabar for sale. The link to the model is below. Mine has the swedge slightly sharpened, makes for some great sparking.

    http://www.kabar.com/knives/detail/22

    Comes with a...
  16. Thread: SOLD: DIY Tarp

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    How did you figure out the cat cut on that? I...

    How did you figure out the cat cut on that? I made a tarp just like that except I didn't put in the cats...


    Just a heads up to everyone, that 1.9oz sil is really nice. Some tough stuff.
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    PIFing this.

    PIFing this.
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    I'm looking to trade it for another knife. I...

    I'm looking to trade it for another knife.

    I like larger neck / handleless knives....but I'd go for even a folder....
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    CLOSED - sog spirit

    http://sogknives.com/store/FS-01.html

    Mostly a novelty item but it can be some fun for sure. I am trying to clean out a few extra things I have around. There are a few minor scratches and the...
  20. Thread: DIY vs Buy

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    I made my TQ/UQ and my tarp. If you shop...

    I made my TQ/UQ and my tarp.

    If you shop around for your supplies (I like diygearsupply.com) you can absolutely safe yourself a bundle as long as you consider your time spent "free". As anyone...
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    Do dogs have issues with the mosquitoes? ...

    Do dogs have issues with the mosquitoes?

    Figure its a good thing to know... Looking to get me a hiking buddy someday! Leaning toward a Rottweiler.
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    How far is Caledonia to Pine grove?

    How far is Caledonia to Pine grove?
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    Sweet!!! This is right nearby me. Unfortunately,...

    Sweet!!! This is right nearby me. Unfortunately, it's also around finals time. Hopefully I can stay for the first night!
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    I bought the PL Sport. I didn't know where to get...

    I bought the PL Sport. I didn't know where to get the PL1.

    I think this set up will work well even through the winter. Of course, colder nights will require me to wear more clothing but I have...
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    I guess the gallery is down right now. But, I...

    I guess the gallery is down right now.

    But, I do have some pics of my UQ / TQ there....not the whole set up together though
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    I got the sheets off of therainshed.com. I...

    I got the sheets off of therainshed.com. I combined two weights.

    I think I actually used 7oz, 3 and 4
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    PrimaLoft UQ Test Report

    Hey all,

    A while back I made a UQ out of 6oz weight primaloft. I finally got around to testing it today in the cold. The weather channel said it was 32 degrees out with a "feels like" temp of 27F....
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    Ya that orange should be good for hunting season!...

    Ya that orange should be good for hunting season!

    I am hoping they throw a nano puff vest up there sometime soon.
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    Patagonia Down Sweater on S&C

    http://www.steepandcheap.com/

    Just saw a nice selection of them pop up. Been trying to hunt a puffy vest!
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    I know! The 25th is my b-day and there are...

    I know!

    The 25th is my b-day and there are party plans and the like!

    Next time I'll have to be there. I want to test all my stuff out.
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    I'd be here but I have plans this weekend :(

    I'd be here but I have plans this weekend :(
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    I'll have to get out with you guys sometime. My...

    I'll have to get out with you guys sometime. My stuff isn't all that fancy though!
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    I'd be down for something!

    I'd be down for something!
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    I heard that I should be able to use the alcohol...

    I heard that I should be able to use the alcohol stove down to below freezing temps. When it gets cold I stick all my cooking gear outside my apartment door and wait for it to hit a prime...
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    What's up Central PA hangers? Any of you guys...

    What's up Central PA hangers?

    Any of you guys planning trips?
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    I MAY be able to make this. I am not sure if...

    I MAY be able to make this.

    I am not sure if my hammock set up will be safe to sub-zero temps though :(
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    Ohhhhh man. I only have alcohol stoves and may...

    Ohhhhh man. I only have alcohol stoves and may need this.....especially since below freezing I have to battle my alcohol stove.

    How much use can you get out of one of those tiny canisters of...
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    Thanks guys. PS-PuckerFactor = PL God :)

    Thanks guys.

    PS-PuckerFactor = PL God :)
  39. Thread: my winter tarp

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    I think mine are about 2' in on either side on my...

    I think mine are about 2' in on either side on my tarp. It depends if you get claustrophobic or not. Think of it this way. The further you go in the bigger your doors will be. But, this means that...
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    PrimaLoft Ratings

    A while back I made a PL TQ and UQ using a 7oz weight PL. At the time, an accurate temperature formula had not been devised. I've been out of the loop and wondered if anyone came up with anything?
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  41. Thread: Homemade UQ

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    When making a flat blanket-like object into an UQ...

    When making a flat blanket-like object into an UQ there are two things to think of.

    1) How to get it to conform to the hammock?

    To do this you can simply implant something stretchy into the...
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    Sleeping Bag/Quilt Liner?

    Hey all,

    I recently purchased two new sleeping bags and I am looking to make myself a liner for each in order to promote their longevity. What types of fabrics would you recommend? I assume cotton...
  43. I just got a Sawtooth regular! They are sweet!

    I just got a Sawtooth regular! They are sweet!
  44. Thread: DIY Pillow Case

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    DIY Pillow Case

    Hey all! Been a while since I posted here. Anyhow, there has been a thread over on whiteblaze.net regarding pillow options for backpacking. Inspired by the thread, I went ahead and made myself my own...
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    What do you guys estimate the temps will be down...

    What do you guys estimate the temps will be down to? I am in Central PA and might be interested but I am wary that I'll freeze! I have a TQ/UQ made of 6oz weight PrimaLoft. Not sure how that'll work...
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    Bag sold! Thanks!

    Bag sold! Thanks!
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    Booties sold -

    Booties sold -
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    bumpity bump bump

    bumpity bump bump
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    For Sale: Sleeping Bag / Filter

    All prices include shipping.

    Vaude Sioux 850 Sleeping Bag

    This was an impulse buy that I picked up. Its rated for "comfort" at 40 but can go down to 32. Its taking up room in my closet and I...
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    Can you not buy the inline filter off their...

    Can you not buy the inline filter off their website?

    I don't see SP121.
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