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    Ill take it, if you dont mind waiting til my...

    Ill take it, if you dont mind waiting til my payday next friday...
  2. Mouseskowitz is correct, their friction...

    Mouseskowitz is correct, their friction coefficient is very good. UHMWPE is durable as all get out. At the splicing shop i splice for, we actually have special scisors designed to cut high...
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    What an awesome time! The boys and i had a blast...

    What an awesome time! The boys and i had a blast meeting everyone, cant wait til the next one. Andrew and Jeff, they wont stop talking about both your dogs, lol.
  4. On the road finally!!! 3 hour drive, here we...

    On the road finally!!! 3 hour drive, here we come!
  5. I think we'll probably be rolling in after 7 on...

    I think we'll probably be rolling in after 7 on Friday, cant leave here til my son gets home from kindergarten at 345. By the time we leave and pick up my brother in law, plus three hour drive, itll...
  6. Thread: Hey from Ohio

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    Welcome aboard from NW Ohio! Whereabouts are...

    Welcome aboard from NW Ohio! Whereabouts are you? Theres a huge hang happenin this weekend near Grand Rapids, MI, you should attend if youre free.
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    Id check out Readystrap if i were you. Lotsa...

    Id check out Readystrap if i were you. Lotsa choices, best customer service and prices out there. Garys taken care of me a few times recently, his products and service are second to none.
  8. Maybe this has been addressed recently, not sure,...

    Maybe this has been addressed recently, not sure, but just wondered what the official head count is up to for this awesome event? We gotta be close to or over 100 by now...
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    Thats fantastic!!! I will be taking you up on...

    Thats fantastic!!! I will be taking you up on that offer to come and learn and make my gear while there this winter for sure! So exciting to see the refinement of the sock on here, quite a project....
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    Ugh, why do these always happen when i have no...

    Ugh, why do these always happen when i have no extra money?!? Great deal though, maybe next time. Cant wait to check out all yalls stuff at the MI hang.
  11. Haha, hey, my kids will be ground dwelling,...

    Haha, hey, my kids will be ground dwelling, theres no shame in it. To be honest, i dont sleep any better in a hammock than in a tent, i just like it better. I dont sleep well camping regardless of...
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    Wow, thats a great deal! Ive never checked out...

    Wow, thats a great deal! Ive never checked out their stuff before, but it looks awesome.
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    Excellent info, thank you all!!!

    Excellent info, thank you all!!!
  14. Jlink, if ur comin the toledo route lemme know as...

    Jlink, if ur comin the toledo route lemme know as we live in perryburg south of toledo and we could convoy if youd like
  15. Haha, thanks paul. Its nothing more than a queen...

    Haha, thanks paul. Its nothing more than a queen air matress in the back with tarps over the ladder rack, but the kids love it. I appreciate it. Tryin to get them to sleep in their hammocks, but...
  16. How close is our parking to the group site? My...

    How close is our parking to the group site? My kids will be sleeping in the back of my truck in our "truck camper". How close will i be able to get my vehicle to the site? Drive right up?

    And...
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    Ive been fairly happy with mine at 85%. I have...

    Ive been fairly happy with mine at 85%. I have two hammocks that are 120" RL point to RL point, and one compact one for pitching on my buddys sailboat that is about 90" from RL point to RL point. I...
  18. $30 isnt too bad. And it is what exactly? A...

    $30 isnt too bad. And it is what exactly? A vehicle pass for the state parks or something?
  19. How much are the fees exactly? Its $10 per...

    How much are the fees exactly? Its $10 per person plus out of state fees correct? And i believe i remember seeing that children are free?
  20. Thread: Insulhammock

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    Awesome product! If you need to donate one for...

    Awesome product! If you need to donate one for reviews and testing, im in...

    Lol
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    Awesome, thanks yall!!!

    Awesome, thanks yall!!!
  22. Thread: Hoodie Tarp

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    Looks great! Gonna have to add this idea to my...

    Looks great! Gonna have to add this idea to my diy list...
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    Where to buy poncho liners

    Im looking for any insight on a place to get multiple poncho liners for cheap.

    Obviously ebay has tons, most of which are in fair shape or worse. Thats not to say theyre not serviceable, but if...
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    Welcome from NW ohio! You should join us end of...

    Welcome from NW ohio! You should join us end of sept at the michigan hang near grand rapids.
  25. My two little boys are coming with me, so odds...

    My two little boys are coming with me, so odds are Ill be riding slow to keep pace with them anyways.
  26. I dunno about the old and slow part for me, lol,...

    I dunno about the old and slow part for me, lol, but as I havent riden single track in years, Ill be takign my sweet time. Id be glad to keep ya company.
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    +1 Ramblinrev And I really like that idea of...

    +1 Ramblinrev

    And I really like that idea of adding a small end handle, gmcttr!!! Looks like Ive got a little project to try tonight after work!
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    Looks great! Nice finished weight too.

    Looks great! Nice finished weight too.
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    Heck yeah! Im in!!!

    Heck yeah! Im in!!!
  30. If someone doesnt make the nametag like that, Im...

    If someone doesnt make the nametag like that, Im making one, lol...
  31. Haha, that could be his nametag, "FunnyHoney" ...

    Haha, that could be his nametag, "FunnyHoney"

    We should be able to chip in on more dinner for friday. But lemme know exactly where ur short on items and ill see what we can do.
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    Fortunately, in ohio the store is required to...

    Fortunately, in ohio the store is required to certify every garment as sanitized, so im feelin ok as far as bugs. And there is zero smell to it at all.

    Im likin the idea of turnin it upside down...
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    Goodwill snag, into DIY TQ

    Snagged a late '80s Slumberjack 40* mummy bag from Goodwill for $5!!! Its a "Micro Biker .875", with Dupont Microloft. I guess one of Duponts early synthetic downs. Fluff is a bit compressed, but...
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    Readystrap is awesome!!!

    Had to give another props to Gary over at Readystrap. Been emailing back and forth with him for a week or so about diff topics, but hes been so incredibly helpful and more than willing to take the...
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    Welcome! Im also in NW Ohio, just South of...

    Welcome! Im also in NW Ohio, just South of Toledo. Anytime you wanna get together for a hang, lemme know!!! Glad to see there are some other NW Ohio hangers on here, seems everyones down South.
  36. Ill be bringing my kids as well, 4 and 5. And i...

    Ill be bringing my kids as well, 4 and 5. And i guess ill bring the misses too, if i have to, lol.

    On a diff note, i have two Coleman grills i can bring, along with pots and pans to help with...
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    Im glad i found this thread (haha, get it?),...

    Im glad i found this thread (haha, get it?), because i just got my machine running and was going to ask the same question. Siunds like gutermann is the best choice, tried and true.

    Just found a...
  38. I know the feeling. I joined two weeks ago, and...

    I know the feeling. I joined two weeks ago, and since then Ive gone from one hammock to three for me, one for both my sons, and one for my fiancée.

    Built one UQ, and working on getting material...
  39. Poll: Ive done this quite a few times actually, my...

    Ive done this quite a few times actually, my circle of professional arborists that I hang out with got me into it a few years ago. They termed it as "treecamping", which I really like. The gear and...
  40. Thread: Dutch hook?

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    Ur looking for a 12 strand hollow braid eye...

    Ur looking for a 12 strand hollow braid eye splice. You can get some basic splicing instructions from samsonrope.com.
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    Woohoo!!! Theyre here!!! Now just to wait the...

    Woohoo!!! Theyre here!!! Now just to wait the 2.5 hours to get off work, looks like im pulling a hammock making all-nighter...
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    Are these items up on ur website? Any idea on...

    Are these items up on ur website? Any idea on what the appx costs are gonna be for the diff diameters in some diff loop sizes? Fantastic looking stuff btw.

    Ive worked with some rope stitching...
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    Right on. I have mine from my time in the Army. ...

    Right on. I have mine from my time in the Army. My fiancees still in, so im trying to get her to talk to supply and see if she can get her hands on a few more...
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    Happened to find this one at my local surplus. ...

    Happened to find this one at my local surplus. Its Marine MARPAT on one side and flat dark earth on the other.



    Lol, just lucked out i guess! And thank you!
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    Gotcha, thank you!

    Gotcha, thank you!
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    Looks good to me! Very ingenious pitching of a...

    Looks good to me! Very ingenious pitching of a hammock in a unique environment.
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    What should i expect this thing to get me down...

    What should i expect this thing to get me down to, temperature wise? 60? 50? 40?

    And ill just be using a mummy bag upside down for a top quilt for now, thatll be the next project.
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    Close-up of the end with suspension, ridgeline,...

    Close-up of the end with suspension, ridgeline, and PLUQ suspension...
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    My DIY no-sew PLUQ

    Had a Pl already modified for a completely unrelated project.

    Ran bungee through grommets along both long edges, gathered at both ends to a single keychain biner. Then ran bungee through both...
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    Glad i found this thread, i was about to start my...

    Glad i found this thread, i was about to start my own with basically the same question! I really like the look and features of both enlightened and arrowhead, decisions, decisions...
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