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    No, just treat it like an ultralight hammock.

    No, just treat it like an ultralight hammock.
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    Yes, we can certainly use the 1.0 Robic as the...

    Yes, we can certainly use the 1.0 Robic as the outside layer on a double upon request as long as the user understands the limitations with this combination.

    This statement from our website...
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    Here's one possible way. ...

    Here's one possible way.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thKiYeaWZ5g
  4. Very good point. This can indeed cause a tight...

    Very good point. This can indeed cause a tight ridge down the center.
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    We are no longer offer single layer hammocks in...

    We are no longer offer single layer hammocks in any of the 1.0 or 1.1oz fabrics. Too many damaged and/or broken hammocks.
  6. One thing you might try is adjusting your...

    One thing you might try is adjusting your diagonal position until any tight ridge formed is placed behind your left knee. Sometimes it only takes moving your butt a couple inches one way or the other.
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    These are our 1" MultiBuckle. We were originally...

    These are our 1" MultiBuckle. We were originally offering an engraved buckle, but haven't decided if we will make another run of these or just get them from RBTR

    They are available from here....
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    Hi MrPickl, I'm afraid I can't help much with a...

    Hi MrPickl,
    I'm afraid I can't help much with a comparison, but here's a video we shot recently showing a custom net only version of the DangerBird hammock. Hope this helps with your decision.

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  9. Our continuous loops are 10" long. This leaves...

    Our continuous loops are 10" long. This leaves you about 8" of loop extending from the hammock when installed on the hammock, but that dimension varies slightly depending on the layers and fabric...
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    I'd use a sharp or universal on noseeum also.

    I'd use a sharp or universal on noseeum also.
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    Yes sir, woven.

    Yes sir, woven.
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    I agree. You'll find conflicting info spread...

    I agree. You'll find conflicting info spread throughout HF on this and many other matters. Often bad info just gets passed back and forth until it's accepted as fact.

    Here's a quick copy & paste...
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    The other part of the equation is the fabric....

    The other part of the equation is the fabric. Very thin quilt fabrics don't have much body to them and can cause this same effect. For quilt fabrics, I'd keep the 70/10 needles and use a smaller Mara...
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    Yes, sharps or universal will work pretty well.

    Yes, sharps or universal will work pretty well.
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    I would recommend a 90/14 with the Mara 70. The...

    I would recommend a 90/14 with the Mara 70. The thread must easily flow through the hole poked by the needle and using too small a needle can lead to tension problems. Also the saw toothed or crooked...
  16. Very nice. Looks like a great time.

    Very nice. Looks like a great time.
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    DangerBird in custom camo fabric

    A nice custom camo DangerBird we finished up this weekend. This one (and another hammock) will be given away at the 5th Annual Texas Butt Bake later this month.

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    Yes, probably the knee lifter rod that sits in the oil pan.
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    That one was 11ft x 58ish. 1.8oz Night Grid Camo...

    That one was 11ft x 58ish.
    1.8oz Night Grid Camo outside and 1.6oz HyperD, Blaze Orange inside.
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    The Sparrow also uses a #5 coil zipper. Also I...

    The Sparrow also uses a #5 coil zipper.

    Also I should point out that the old RoamingGnome name has been retired and combined with the DangerBird. The DangerBird is available in a net only,...
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    Hi Matt, It has been quite awhile. Here is a...

    Hi Matt,
    It has been quite awhile. Here is a little more detailed description of these 2 models.

    The ThunderBird has one long separating zipper on each side of the hammock. This allows the net...
  22. I've now got 2 of these in my bedroom. MamaSmurf...

    I've now got 2 of these in my bedroom. MamaSmurf and I use them every night. We did anchor one end to the wall to take a little bit of the wiggle out of them, but no issues at all with being noisy or...
  23. Absolutely no bother with little tweaks and...

    Absolutely no bother with little tweaks and changes. Deanna and I both enjoy speaking with folks along the way in the order process and it helps us to know what folks are thinking as they consider...
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    You're certainly welcome.

    You're certainly welcome.
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    Sounds about right. What you're seeing is not...

    Sounds about right. What you're seeing is not elastic stretch, but rather a tightening of the weave itself known as Creep....
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    Hi Calebreth, I just looked up your location....

    Hi Calebreth,
    I just looked up your location. Just got home from spending some time visiting my daughter in Washington, PA so I was pretty near your area all weekend.

    The best way to communicate...
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    We can certainly do this by request. It's not...

    We can certainly do this by request. It's not something we would likely add to the website.
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    This is true. You could always choose to start...

    This is true. You could always choose to start out with with a Dream Hammock FreeBird netless hammock and then have a better understanding of what your needs are.

    A DH FreeBird 11ft hammock...
  29. One thing to remember is that the underquilt...

    One thing to remember is that the underquilt insulates your body, not the underside of the hammock. In most cases, a wider underquilt isn't needed as long as it hung properly under you.
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    The .5oz noseeum is a bit more delicate and snags...

    The .5oz noseeum is a bit more delicate and snags a little easier. We offer it for the Darien hammock for folks who wish to use it and understand that it's not quite as robust as our regular .9oz...
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    All finished up this afternoon....

    All finished up this afternoon.
    http://www.dream-hammock.com/order_detail.html?order=3527
    http://www.dream-hammock.com/photos/RecentBuilds/3527.JPG
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    The UQ hooks on our 10ft hammocks are spaced...

    The UQ hooks on our 10ft hammocks are spaced approx 88" apart. On the 11ft length, they are approx 100" apart. They should work pretty well for almost any full length underquilt. The KAQ Jarbidge...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFeKvHNRukg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFeKvHNRukg
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    No problem at all. I'm glad it's something we can...

    No problem at all. I'm glad it's something we can point to and say "that's why".
    Some of us have to fall once in a while so we all know what doesn't work. :)
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    The buckles are threaded correctly, but in your...

    The buckles are threaded correctly, but in your photo the loop is on upside down and preventing the MultiBuckle from locking into place. You should be able to see the top edge of the MultiBuckle, not...
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    Take a peek at this video. Specifically the first...

    Take a peek at this video. Specifically the first 30 or 40 seconds. The tree strap loop should go through the slots on both sides of the buckle. If only connected to one side of the MultiBuckle,...
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    I'd be very interested to hear details from folks...

    I'd be very interested to hear details from folks who have had any trouble with these.
    Type of webbing used, how the buckles were threaded and put into use, exact point of slippage, etc. I'm also...
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    No worries. I hadn't considered tapatalk.

    No worries. I hadn't considered tapatalk.
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    Perhaps your post would be more appropriate...

    Perhaps your post would be more appropriate outside of the Dream Hammock sub-forum?
  40. Sorry for the delay. We just got back from this...

    Sorry for the delay. We just got back from this weekend's trip down to Trail Days.
    I didn't have any good photos of this so I ran down to the workshop and threw a couple samples together. Not a...
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    The weight difference between the .9oz nooseeum...

    The weight difference between the .9oz nooseeum and the .5oz noseeum on an 11ft hammock is right around .95oz, a little less of a difference for the 10ft so I suppose that's pretty close. There may...
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    Overall our Hammock Calculator...

    Overall our Hammock Calculator will get you pretty close. Many of our builds come out with less than an ounce differance, but little extras and things added to the hammock like storage pockets or...
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    We recently purchased a couple yards of Power...

    We recently purchased a couple yards of Power Mesh at our local Jo-ann fabric store. This might be the same thing you're looking for?

    Here it is on their website....
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    The tie-outs serve 3 possible duties: 1.) They...

    The tie-outs serve 3 possible duties:

    1.) They tend to open up the hammock and make it feel more roomy inside as well as provide a little tension to the outside edges so they don't get floppy on...
  45. I'm partial to Charcoal Gray and/or Hunter Green...

    I'm partial to Charcoal Gray and/or Hunter Green myself, but MamaSmurf prefers the Navy Blue or Deep Purple.
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    Hi brohawk, On your RoamingGnome (now the net...

    Hi brohawk,
    On your RoamingGnome (now the net only DangerBird), the end where the netting is stored would be the foot end.
    Here's a video showing the zipper operation of the DangerBird. In this...
  47. Yes, pretty simple matter to swap out the...

    Yes, pretty simple matter to swap out the suspension. As humer91 states, just make sure you capture the ridgeline, peak bag shock cord and any other lines hanging off the suspension. I normally...
  48. Thank you very much. Folks have been keeping us...

    Thank you very much. Folks have been keeping us pretty busy lately and we certainly appreciate it.
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    undergroundquilts.com...

    undergroundquilts.com and ripstopbytheroll.com are always a couple steps ahead of everybody else in the industry. Well done Paul and Kyle.
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    Yep, PostalSmurf picked it up this morning and...

    Yep, PostalSmurf picked it up this morning and it's on the way.
    This one is a lot of hammock. :)

    http://www.dream-hammock.com/order_detail.html?order=3324
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