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    Nice work, obviously each step is improved. A...

    Nice work, obviously each step is improved.
    A clear Presserfoot is helpful. Desire and practice make for satisfaction.

    I like contrasting thread in projects such as straps, as already pointed...
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    Sad to see Clark is closing.

    Sad to see Clark is closing.
  3. I often think the days of "Good" customer Service...

    I often think the days of "Good" customer Service is gone. Not true but almost true.

    ENO was great when I had a problem, they went way over my expectation. Hennessey was awful to me when I had a...
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    Well my input is two fold. 1. To mark our site I...

    Well my input is two fold.
    1. To mark our site I put a bright red $ store tablecloth on the table and a empty H2O jug. If we are in a well used area I have a cheap kids pop up tent (for the dogs). ...
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    Just a thought.I use double layer hammocks. We...

    Just a thought.I use double layer hammocks. We made three or four hangs, each hang my backside was covered in welts, I was moaning about how blood thirsty the skeeters were.

    Come to find out I...
  6. Thread: Indian pits

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    Thank you, I really needed the incentive!

    Thank you, I really needed the incentive!
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    YUP, follow the instructions on the Tenacious...

    YUP, follow the instructions on the Tenacious Tape package. I have some hard use items repaired with Tenacious Tape that have been washed and worn for several years. Tape holds tight once it has...
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    Great problem solving.

    Great problem solving.
  9. Interesting comments. On the subject of FEAR,...

    Interesting comments.
    On the subject of FEAR, I think of fear as a killer. Fear will kill you if you allow it to take over.

    Anything new has some discomfort involved. Unfamiliar sleeping...
  10. Talk to Gargole, he has a really unique design...

    Talk to Gargole, he has a really unique design you might be able to work with.

    Personally, I found the tarps over 11 ft. with doors really a P.I.T.A. to build.

    I wonder about the safety of your...
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    I found linners to be a P.I.T.A. in a hammock. I...

    I found linners to be a P.I.T.A. in a hammock.
    I get a pedicure every so often, so no foot damage.
    Summer I sleep natural. Sponge Bath or swim before bed. Winter calls for silk base layer.

    I...
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    FS: I will take the Under Quilt PROTECTOR, if it has...

    I will take the Under Quilt PROTECTOR, if it has not been sold.
  13. FS: Easton Pole Mods, I will take, payment sent.

    Easton Pole Mods, I will take, payment sent.
  14. FS: I will take the Fleaz.

    I will take the Fleaz.
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    This is just my humble opinion. I have hiked and...

    This is just my humble opinion. I have hiked and spent many years on the Oregon Coast, also I have lived in a few coastal comunities.

    In my opinion the ccampgrounds on the west side of 101 are...
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    A small bag of Baking Soda eats mild odors when...

    A small bag of Baking Soda eats mild odors when things are stored.

    Baking Soda breaks down easily, dryer sheets do not.

    I use Baking Soda to clear odors, then I use it to clean stains or help...
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    Dutch has a brick red.

    Dutch has a brick red.
  18. Thread: FLOWERS

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    FLOWERS

    "Williamette National Cemetery"
    If you send me the name and rough date of death and/or birth I will put flower on the grave site for you. My yard is in bloom I have lots of roses, peony, just all...
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    Did you mean to post on this thread about...

    Did you mean to post on this thread about hanging on top of a "Box Top Truck"?

    Straps are not the discussion, as I read this thread, the discussion is how to safely hang from the top of a small...
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    Watch out for roof weight limits. The roof of a...

    Watch out for roof weight limits.
    The roof of a vehicle has a suggested weight limit, normally found in the owners manual.

    I think a engineer type mind would be able to talk about opposing force...
  21. FS: Payment sent for 0 UQ.

    Payment sent for 0 UQ.
  22. FS: I will take the 0 quilt.

    I will take the 0 quilt.
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    Thank you for sharing, I have been considering a...

    Thank you for sharing, I have been considering a Tato Stand. The fact you were assisted is a very important bit of information.
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    Welcome to the group. Hammocks have enabled me...

    Welcome to the group.
    Hammocks have enabled me to enjoy our expeditions in comfort, my U.L. for ground camping was not all that great. Hanging really opened the door to comfort.
  25. Thread: Bias Tape

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    Most of us use Grosgrain. Bias Tape might be a...

    Most of us use Grosgrain. Bias Tape might be a lot more work than value.
    Bias tape is just strips of fabric cut on the biss. Very stretchy and works great on rounded edges. For my tarps I use...
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    FS: I will take one pair.

    I will take one pair.
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    OOPS, I Withdraw my offer. I only need one or...

    OOPS, I Withdraw my offer. I only need one or two, I totally misread the post.
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    I will take a set of Loop Aliens.

    I will take a set of Loop Aliens.
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    A few years ago CreativeKate had a super large...

    A few years ago CreativeKate had a super large hammock made. It was huge and beautiful, black outside and red inside. I am not sure if they needed a stepladder to suspend the hammock.

    My question...
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    Hmm, In the past I have received way too much...

    Hmm, In the past I have received way too much rot. I use a service that weeds most spam out, plus now I only give out my numbers to trusted entities. My doctors and other people I must be in...
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    I completely support the idea of starting with...

    I completely support the idea of starting with really basic gear to get a feel for future interest.

    We started with really inexpensive ENO'S LIKE $15.00 USD.

    Fortunately we were living in the...
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    Dharma Trading had some wash on or spray on stuff...

    Dharma Trading had some wash on or spray on stuff for fabric. Maybe contact Dharma, I purchased some a few years ago to protect clothing. I talked to Dharma Trading and they were looking for a...
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    I ordered fabric swatches from the major cottage...

    I ordered fabric swatches from the major cottage vendors to learn what is available.

    Jared and Rip Stop By The Roll are the two I use now. We just lost my favorite DIY vendor, Simply Light...
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    The image looks like your down might not be all...

    The image looks like your down might not be all the way DRY. My down stuff often appears dry but it is not ALL THE WAY DRY. I would try a big commercial dryer without heat and see how the down...
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    Magnets...little ones do not weigh much. Magnets...

    Magnets...little ones do not weigh much. Magnets come in different holding strength (gaug??). A couple of stitches over the magnets and the flap will stay shut.

    I carry some tiny magnets in my...
  36. First order a SAMPLE. A sample will give you...

    First order a SAMPLE. A sample will give you some idea about the company and how they do business.

    I use Rip Stop By The Roll. They send me consistent quality supplies AND THEY DO NOT SHORT ME...
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    Maybe I missed some posts on the subject of...

    Maybe I missed some posts on the subject of CPAP's and batteries. The last I read there was not a battery that lasted more than two nights without a recharge that was suitabe to backpacking.
    ...
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    I respectfully disagree with reviving a thread is...

    I respectfully disagree with reviving a thread is redundant. From time to time old threads are relevant and currently informative.

    Hf has a lot of new member's who sometimes learn from prior...
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    I am a bit confused---if you are practicing...

    I am a bit confused---if you are practicing setting up your RR at home are you also having practice sleep outs, as sleep in RR all night?

    I suggest you try sleeping all night in tour RR without...
  40. Well, the truth is I am very careful. I was an...

    Well, the truth is I am very careful. I was an active person, plus I was always the smallest in my group and the only female, so I played harder. Result is a lot of orthpedic injuries, almost...
  41. I really like the new web site!

    I really like the new web site!
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    Tyvek is as slippery as owl-sht! Crinkle it....

    Tyvek is as slippery as owl-sht!
    Crinkle it.
    Makes good lunch sacks all sorts of things.
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    My RR does not have drip lines, I have been...

    My RR does not have drip lines, I have been through some very heavy, wet storms without getting any drips.

    I do use a netless RR.

    My spindrifdoes have drip lines just in case.
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    Hummm...I have been soaked too many times to...

    Hummm...I have been soaked too many times to count.

    My first hammock was an ENO DN that was the only hammock I have not neen soaked in. Mainly because I never used it in storms.

    I had about...
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    I gently hand washed my "egg crate" I rolled it...

    I gently hand washed my "egg crate" I rolled it in a big beach towel to remove the water. The insulation survived the cleaning and perked up nicely. I was very gentle with it while wet.

    I have...
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    My "Egg Carton" Hennessy insulation acted odd...

    My "Egg Carton" Hennessy insulation acted odd when chilly.

    Maybe give it a shake- hang it and see if it fills out a bit. I found the Egge Carton insulation to work very well with the Space...
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    I use vinegar. I also keep a packet of Baking...

    I use vinegar. I also keep a packet of Baking Soda with my gear. Youe gear needs air to circulate aroynd it. I wash gently rinse with Apple Cider Vinegar. Fresh air to completely dry.

    I have...
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    I am 5ft 2ins. and shrinking. I like the shorter...

    I am 5ft 2ins. and shrinking. I like the shorter GE hammocks they are an easier exit for me. Yes, I sleep on my side. I have two Simply Light Design Hammocks I really like and find to be an easy exit.
  49. I am minimalistic in sleepwear. I use my antique...

    I am minimalistic in sleepwear. I use my antique Durofold (one layer cotton, one layer Merino Wool) when it is cold.

    For me my TQ & UQ keep me toasty comfortable down to very cold. The catch is...
  50. Thank you dkurfiss , your points are well made. ...

    Thank you dkurfiss , your points are well made.

    IMHO the For Sale Form is a safer place to buy or sell since the regulations have been put in place.

    I realize some members read but not post...
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