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    If I just crunched the numbers right, the price...

    If I just crunched the numbers right, the price per foot isn't that great. For 25 ft, it would be $10.50.
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    Thanks for the webbing link! Some nice color...

    Thanks for the webbing link! Some nice color choices too.
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    From my limited experience, I would like to...

    From my limited experience, I would like to emphasize the pinning as Caminante says. Although I use the little wonder clips, but same idea.
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    Sew all = Mara 100

    Sew all = Mara 100
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    I've had as many as 9 in the past...trying to...

    I've had as many as 9 in the past...trying to thin the herd down to maybe 5, but I want those to be ones I really enjoy using.
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    Is there a way to edit the selected fabrics we...

    Is there a way to edit the selected fabrics we wish to get notified about?
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    That is the question I'll be asking myself....

    That is the question I'll be asking myself. Thanks again for the insight. Much appreciated.
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    Thanks guys! I've got a couple projects ahead of...

    Thanks guys! I've got a couple projects ahead of this one, so I'll keep mulling it over. With your info, I am now leaning towards the hyperD, but curiosity may still find me ending up with some Argon...
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    NylonD 1.6 vs. Argon 1.6

    For those that have tried both NylonD and Argon 1.6oz. fabrics, what are people's thoughts on how they compare. I have a NylonD hammock and really like it. I am trying to decide on the next fabric I...
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    Thanks for that info!

    Thanks for that info!
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    Your CL setup is correct. If you chose to stay...

    Your CL setup is correct. If you chose to stay with your current non-CL combo, larks-head the non-adjusting end of your whoopie sling to the hammock.
  12. FS: In the top pic of the seat, in the upper-right,...

    In the top pic of the seat, in the upper-right, is that the support rod sticking out of the webbing reinforcement?
  13. Thread: Needles?

    by Banjoman
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    I'm not saying this to be a jerk, but there are...

    I'm not saying this to be a jerk, but there are several good threads on this forum talking about this same question, as well as what thread types to use. I have reread them several times.
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    Nope. The shelves are on opposing walls.

    Nope. The shelves are on opposing walls.
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    Just to add to the brainstorming here... For...

    Just to add to the brainstorming here... For years now, I've had this idea of having mounted brackets on opposing walls that you can easily connect/disconnect a pole to, which would support a...
  16. Quick question about the KAM snaps - Do you need...

    Quick question about the KAM snaps - Do you need the special pliers to put these snaps together, or can you get by with regular pliers or by tapping with a mallet, or some other way?

    Thanks!
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    Yeah, maybe the mods could call it an oldie,...

    Yeah, maybe the mods could call it an oldie, goodie, and a sticky.
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    For when you figure out the size you want... ...

    For when you figure out the size you want...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=22271
  19. Seems like there may be some overlap with the two...

    Seems like there may be some overlap with the two sites, and some items may need to be offered on both sites (for example, the quilt hooks mentioned by Hangingout earlier).
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    I just made some skins with "seconds" quality...

    I just made some skins with "seconds" quality 1.35oz ripstop. They turned out great and 2 yards of fabric cost me <$5.

    https://goo.gl/photos/Dw6R9kCFeQwdguff8
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    I was thinking it would be nice if the buckles...

    I was thinking it would be nice if the buckles were made to accept 7/64th amsteel through that hole in the center of the buckle. The buckles would have to be redesigned with thicker centers, of...
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    Gotcha, thanks for the reply.

    Gotcha, thanks for the reply.
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    This is not a big deal, but I am wondering if...

    This is not a big deal, but I am wondering if this free thread is still offered? I placed an order yesterday and was charged for the spool of thread I threw into the cart. I went ahead and ordered,...
  24. Here's a rather ridiculous idea, but if you...

    Here's a rather ridiculous idea, but if you already had descending rings and really wanted to use them as you described you could make oversized end channels and attach the hammock onto the...
  25. A big benefit of using the continuous loop is, as...

    A big benefit of using the continuous loop is, as Intimidator says, is that it enables simple disconnection of your suspension. This is most handy for me when my suspension is wet or gets tree sap,...
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    I don't know if you could get back out!

    I don't know if you could get back out!
  27. I too would like to minimize my exposure to...

    I too would like to minimize my exposure to unnecessary chemicals, so I feel your concern. However, and maybe I skimmed the article too quickly, I think the main emphasis was that the environmental...
  28. The hennesy ones work fine.

    The hennesy ones work fine.
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    I was thinking more Travolta-ish. I already...

    I was thinking more Travolta-ish. I already bought my titanium rhinestones.
  30. Thread: zipper sizes

    by Banjoman
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    Thanks guys. I was curious about this as well.

    Thanks guys. I was curious about this as well.
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    Thanks everyone for the replies. Much...

    Thanks everyone for the replies. Much appreciated. I do have a polyd 1.4 hammock, but was just unsure about how people thought this stuff would do for other purposes. The fabric is pretty cheap from...
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    PolyD vs. Ripstop nylon

    How would polyD and ripstop nylon (similar weights) compare for making gear like stuff sacks, clothing, etc.? Anyone with thoughts on this?

    Would polyD be suitable for this purpose?
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    What if he made an oversized zippered stuff sack...

    What if he made an oversized zippered stuff sack with cinch straps? That would relieve pressure on zipper and possibly reduce chance of catching gear in zipper. The cinch straps would do the...
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    I sure haven't yet. I ended up losing faith a few...

    I sure haven't yet. I ended up losing faith a few days ago and got my money back through eBay. My will power was weak, and I ended up just going ahead and splurging on this same model on amazon ($127...
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    Nice list! I am just getting started with diy...

    Nice list! I am just getting started with diy stuff, but I am wondering if you could add another column labelled something like "relative ease of use/sewing"? I see a lot of comments on the forum...
  36. Well I wasn't the first to do this, but it is a...

    Well I wasn't the first to do this, but it is a good use for the Tri-glides. I'm surprised he doesn't market them to be multifunctional. Glad both of us are putting more of our gear to use :).
  37. You mean like a Dutch buckle? Yeah I've done...

    You mean like a Dutch buckle? Yeah I've done this, and at least one other here has as well. I posted about this a little bit ago.
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    Do you still need to pin the fabric together...

    Do you still need to pin the fabric together using this foot? I am rather ignorant with regards to sewing.
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    In an effort to better understand, how does it...

    In an effort to better understand, how does it help? I have read that they help when quilting, or with layers of fabric.
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    Glad you are thinking outside the box. So, if the...

    Glad you are thinking outside the box. So, if the bars are parallel to your body, this is acting sort of like a mini-stretcher? I'm thinking you may want a super narrow hammock body so that it lays...
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    How do you know you didn't get it? The earliest...

    How do you know you didn't get it? The earliest expected date for delivery was originally tomorrow. Well, if you got refunded already, maybe you will get a free sewing machine in a couple weeks.
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    Same here. I also noticed he had good reviews...

    Same here. I also noticed he had good reviews before I purchased. I'm not getting worried at all yet. China is a long way away.
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    Jtport, pm me your address. I have enough grey...

    Jtport, pm me your address. I have enough grey lash-it to spare. Consider it a baby shower gift for you. My son is turning 1 year old in a few days so I can still remember what you are experiencing....
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    Glad you checked back in. Maybe we all can post...

    Glad you checked back in. Maybe we all can post again when our machines arrive. I did do some searching for tracking using the number he provided and didn't get anywhere. However, I also read that...
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    Hope it works out for you. Pay attention to the...

    Hope it works out for you. Pay attention to the tightness/stress put on the netting when you shorten the ridgeline. Shorter ridgeline should increase the distance from ridgeline to hammock and...
  46. Thread: My new UQP

    by Banjoman
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    The "P" in UQP is what it does :). It protects...

    The "P" in UQP is what it does :). It protects your underquilt from water, wind, dirt, and maybe something else I am not thinking of. It also can come up higher on the sides, making little walls,...
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    Just something to consider, but if you run your...

    Just something to consider, but if you run your continuous tarp line under the tarp, you can use that to hang stuff off of. That is how I do it.
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    New singer 4423 on eBay for $50

    Hey hope I didn't overlook something and get a raw deal, but I saw that there is a seller on eBay with several new singer 4423 machines for sale for $50. I've been considering getting a sewing...
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    Payment sent
  50. FS: I'll take it

    I'll take it
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