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    2 good choices for light wt, hammock suitable...

    2 good choices for light wt, hammock suitable fabrics

    http://ripstopbytheroll.com/ -- HyperD, poly Ripstop, ripstop, taffeta

    http://www.dutchwaregear.com/diy-stuff/ --Argon, PolyD, NylonD
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    Nice job !!

    Nice job !!
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    Welcome from another MD'er, waiting for the...

    Welcome from another MD'er, waiting for the cooler months before I head out again.
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    Looks good and great first post. What fabric did...

    Looks good and great first post.
    What fabric did you use, I like the pairing
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    You are welcome and good luck. Be sure to post...

    You are welcome and good luck. Be sure to post pictures as you go along.
    I think Xtrekker has some videos on his site as well for additional help -check his signature.
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    you might want to take a look at these...

    you might want to take a look at these threads.....

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/76158-DIY-Hammocks
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    Hi and welcome from another MD'er.

    Hi and welcome from another MD'er.
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    Welcome from another MD'er. Hope to see you...

    Welcome from another MD'er. Hope to see you around.
  9. Kevin, you know it's like 100 degrees out right?...

    Kevin, you know it's like 100 degrees out right? And there are bugs out. Are you sure you didn't want to post this in the fall :) ?
    Hit me up in Oct, I'd love to come along.
  10. Great trip report SWAT. Thanks for taking us...

    Great trip report SWAT. Thanks for taking us along.
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    So heavier foot on the go pedal = faster sewing...

    So heavier foot on the go pedal = faster sewing right?

    Hope you heal quickly.
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    Count me in and welcome back to the just-for-fun,...

    Count me in and welcome back to the just-for-fun, do-as-you-please crowd.
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    Have you looked at the Argon pages on Dutch's...

    Have you looked at the Argon pages on Dutch's site, or searched threads like this: Show-off-your-incubator-pheonix! .
    Those two are a good start and there are plenty more out there
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    Welcome to HF and can't wait to see some your...

    Welcome to HF and can't wait to see some your pictures.
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    Good discussion. I wanted to go back to the...

    Good discussion.
    I wanted to go back to the 'tapering' of the foot baffles - It looks like you are building a full length quilt. If you are planning for colder weather, isn't that going to lower...
  16. Thanks for the replies, all good info.

    Thanks for the replies, all good info.
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    Great question ;), but a hard one to answer. I...

    Great question ;), but a hard one to answer.
    I can't say for certain that it makes a difference. I think it does, and since I took the time to shape my baffles-I want it to, and it makes sense that...
  18. KSB - hope it isn't a thread derail, but how do...

    KSB - hope it isn't a thread derail, but how do you like the .67 from RSBTR? Any second thoughts about not spending the extra for the .5o?
    thanks
  19. I think that the smallest continuous loop is ~ 8"...

    I think that the smallest continuous loop is ~ 8" long if following the Samson guidelines. BUT, you can loop it twice. That will take up a lot of that extra length.
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    Thanks for posting, It is always great to see new...

    Thanks for posting, It is always great to see new designs/ideas here.
    I think WV showed another version of a lounger several years ago at one of the MAHHAs, I'm not sure if he ever posted pictures...
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    Hand stuffed down into a bunch of newspaper bags...

    Hand stuffed down into a bunch of newspaper bags inside the down garbage bag, tied them off, weighed and marked each one. Combined different bags until each group = ~ 1oz.. The newspaper bags were...
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    I find that when trying to place the button holes...

    I find that when trying to place the button holes near the edge of a light fabric this often happens.
    I also have a zig-zag plate (slot, instead of a single hole for the needle) and that will make...
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    Yep, and of course you can always larkshead them...

    Yep, and of course you can always larkshead them together for extra length.
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    NO reason to decide, carry 2 different lengths. ...

    NO reason to decide, carry 2 different lengths. I hate making decisions and this way I am guaranteed to have made 1 good one every time :) .
    For the record mine are 2 and 4 ft.
    I also carry 2 10ft...
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    Thanks again everybody, that is an amazing place....

    Thanks again everybody, that is an amazing place.

    CountryRoads, good advice, I wish I had it before I left :).
    It was chilly Wed night, my accurite read 36. I was glad I had the net to trap...
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    Thanks everybody. Looking forward to some cool...

    Thanks everybody. Looking forward to some cool evenings.
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    Thanks. hate...the...bugs.....

    Thanks.
    hate...the...bugs.....
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    Quick Dolly Sods question--Bugs?

    I just got the go ahead for my first trip to Dolly Sods. I'm heading out this week (Wed-Fri).
    I need a bug report, has anyone been out there recently?
    It looks like temps ~65/44 nearby.
    Is it bug...
  29. This post, section C. ...

    This post, section C. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/9349-Whoopie-Sling-Suspension .

    it is kinda one of those duh things. Hard to describe but really easy once you see it....
  30. Just like RT notes, lots of good options for the...

    Just like RT notes, lots of good options for the hammock RL. I use 2.2mm LashIt. Many use 7/64 Amsteel, some use the 1.75 lashIt. The dynaglide works well too (just way too bright).
    I like the...
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    Welcome and I look forward to seeing some...

    Welcome and I look forward to seeing some pictures from your part of the world
  32. Thread: How much down?

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    Also look up catsplat's underquilt calculator, it...

    Also look up catsplat's underquilt calculator, it will help with the design--sorry, don't have the link
  33. And if you make your loop using a fishermans...

    And if you make your loop using a fishermans bend, you can size it to minimize the distance between the hook and cinch buckle, allowing you to utilize an even smaller hang space.
  34. Lots of ways to outfit your son and all (most) of...

    Lots of ways to outfit your son and all (most) of them will work well.
    I would suggest starting simple (and cheap) with one of the dutch hammocks (or similar gathered end) and a separate bug net...
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    Hello and welcome. 2 quick tips that you have...

    Hello and welcome.
    2 quick tips that you have probably heard a dozen times already, but just in case.....
    watch the shug videos and check out The Ultimate Hang, by Derek Hansen ($6 for kindle...
  36. I'm note sure how SS does it, I'm sure he will be...

    I'm note sure how SS does it, I'm sure he will be along later - But, I put my flyz on a prussik so I can slide it along that tie-out, and usually try to position it near the tree. If I keep it close...
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    Welcome from another MD'er. There is decent...

    Welcome from another MD'er. There is decent number of us lurking about here. You should start making plans for the fall MAHHA.
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    Oh, do you use it to help paddle back to your...

    Oh, do you use it to help paddle back to your boat when you get dumped out on the Oswego River? :lol:
  39. Tough question. I think you will find a wide...

    Tough question. I think you will find a wide range of answers. Some folks are fine without, some like a larger-full pillow and some like just a little bit under the neck.
    I started wtih an...
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    As we are still waiting for version 2, I am...

    As we are still waiting for version 2, I am curious if anybody ever tried a cylinder shaped Speed Hook. I was thinking ~ 1 inch long, 3/8 - 1/2" diameter, with a well chamfered hole at one end and a...
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    +1. Doing it right.....side sleeping on the...

    +1. Doing it right.....side sleeping on the diagonal. :lol:

    106919
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    Congratulations on your purchase. Those things...

    Congratulations on your purchase. Those things are workhorses and mine makes 'better' straight stitches than my new machine.
    You will want to check out - http://shop.sew-classic.com/

    You can...
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    If you are worried about the prussik size thing,...

    If you are worried about the prussik size thing, you can try the 1.2mm techline from DIYGS. To be honest, I can't tell it from the the 1.75. It should work better in theory.
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    Hello and welcome from MD. There are lots and...

    Hello and welcome from MD.
    There are lots and lots of options for your rigging, all with both good and bad points. I think you could do a lot worse than starting with a roll of ZingIt...
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    Welcome to HF. You should check out the...

    Welcome to HF.
    You should check out the donating members sections--lots more goodness in there.
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    Fabric marking pencils

    Fabric marking pencils
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    Wow, congrats. 10000 posts and I still open...

    Wow, congrats.
    10000 posts and I still open threads to read your responses.
    :D
    Thanks for all the good info.
  48. Thread: Hi from NoVA

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    Welcome from up north (Maryland) :D Hope to see...

    Welcome from up north (Maryland) :D
    Hope to see you at spring MAHHA.
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    lots of dollar store (hair) clips to help manage...

    lots of dollar store (hair) clips to help manage the larger panels of fabric
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    Hi brewguy it is just a regular fabric pencil in...

    Hi brewguy
    it is just a regular fabric pencil in white. You can find them at fabric stores or order from amazon. it wipes off with a damp rag. Some of the brands are really brittle and seem to...
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