Search:

Type: Posts; User: petez

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Just an update on the state of my "stuff"...

    Just an update on the state of my "stuff" giveaway.

    A member from Maine is coming to get it after the holidays. He is a newbie and I am sure he will get some good use out of it :D

    Than you all...
  2. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    This forum has been very enjoyable for me, and...

    This forum has been very enjoyable for me, and even though I have not participated in any group hangs with you, I love to keep getting prepared for it.

    Last year(may 2012) I joined the HF...
  3. Replies
    326
    Views
    56,039

    Please check this out for two :) ITEM ...

    Please check this out for two :)

    ITEM DESCRIPTION



    Silver Polyester Tablecloth 90x156 $14.69


    Orange Polyester Tablecloth 90x156" $14.69
  4. Suddenly I got messages from 3 different folks...

    Suddenly I got messages from 3 different folks all wanting these, all within 8 hrs of each other. Wish I had more to offer! Got to figure how to arrange shipping and then I will contact the earliest...
  5. Don't know if anyone would be interested, but I...

    Don't know if anyone would be interested, but I bought 16 of this type aluminum pole with a bag, (never know when you may need extra ;) was going to make a 16' top rail :)
    Anyways, now that I have...
  6. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    group buy

    Can anyone put here a link or instructions as to how I learn more about this? :)

    HappyHammockstand Hammock Forums group buy
  7. Replies
    596
    Views
    100,929

    look here

    http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/u-bolts/bolts/fasteners/ecatalog/N-8k6?xi=xi#http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/u-bolts/bolts/fasteners/ecatalog/N-8k6Z1z0kjr8Z1z09hde?Ndr=basedimid10071&dojo.preventCac...
  8. Replies
    596
    Views
    100,929

    u bolts

    An easy way would be to just get some threaded rod at a hardware store and bend it around a form (perhaps a tree?) :eek: of the right size. Some rubber tubing over the middle threads would ease the...
  9. Replies
    389
    Views
    123,291

    Sticky: Amazon sells this if you want it in narrower...

    Amazon sells this if you want it in narrower widths, like 24".
    ...
  10. Replies
    110
    Views
    25,791

    wood?

    Hey oneonone:) What kind of wood is that log? Or will any wood log do?

    Thanks,

    Peter
  11. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    Thank you for the tip :) I just did that I think....

    Thank you for the tip :) I just did that I think. Mostly I have been on here to learn stuff (great place to do that) and I got hooked on the TD stand idea, but thought that aluminum could be left...
  12. 16 4' military interlocking aluminum poles for TD stand

    A while ago I acquired 16 of those used military 4 foot aluminum poles that slide together, with a bag. I had planned to use them for a hammock stand, but my arms are getting weaker and weaker....
  13. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    A while ago I acquired 16 of those used military...

    A while ago I acquired 16 of those used military 4 foot aluminum poles that slide together, with a bag. I had planned to use them for a hammock stand, but my arms are getting weaker and weaker....
  14. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    I got it as my wallpaper :) Great Picture! Hope...

    I got it as my wallpaper :) Great Picture! Hope nobody minds :)

    Another thought I had was.... why is that tent there in a hangin' camp??

    Inquiring minds need to know:confused:

    Peter
  15. Replies
    326
    Views
    56,039

    swamp coolers! Yup... too humid in FL for them :)...

    swamp coolers! Yup... too humid in FL for them :) Work great in the southwest though!

    Dry heat??:lol:
  16. Replies
    180
    Views
    6,495

    Glad to see you are on the mend and posting here...

    Glad to see you are on the mend and posting here again Skypainter. I am still wishing I made the trip, even for one night. However, all the parts i am accumulating to make things for hangin are still...
  17. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    stove

    "Ug now im really irritated. Mandatory overtime and vacation freeze. I will not beable to attend. Was really looking forward to this one. Ive been building a super shelter to lug over. Made this to...
  18. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Sorry guys, I am not going to make this hang :( ...

    Sorry guys, I am not going to make this hang :(
    Came down with a life altering illness and will be doing treatments for the foreseeable future. Was really looking forward to meeting you all too....
  19. Replies
    75
    Views
    15,400

    I just found this thread and need to comment. ...

    I just found this thread and need to comment.
    Has anyone tried coating the grip with contact cement or rubber cement? I suspect either one would work well if allowed to dry completely.
    Rubber...
  20. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    I like lashing :) I will do that! Until I come up...

    I like lashing :) I will do that! Until I come up with something easier (that may be a while) Thank you all for the input. :)
  21. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    Hmmm.... another thought... when you are finished...

    Hmmm.... another thought... when you are finished using them ............ the going price of scrap aluminum is usually a bit higher than than the price of scrap 2 by's :) But I'll probably pass...
  22. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    tripod tying

    Great idea, those snap buttons :)
    How are some ways to lash these aluminum poles together at the top of the tripod?? :confused:
    The TD stand uses a hinge when using wood for structure, but I...
  23. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    aluminum poles

    My aluminum poles just arrived!
    Could not be happier :)
    Just the same as all the pics of military poles.
    Will make a wonderful portable hammock stand, but I think the total weight is more than 25...
  24. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    Congrats on the purchase! Where'd you get that...

    Congrats on the purchase! Where'd you get that deal? I'm really tempted for car camping to have the 4' lengths...

    I found this about a month ago in this thread I think, cut and pasted it and...
  25. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    aluminum poles

    My aluminum military poles will be delivered tomorrow :) 16 of them, to duplicate what someone else on this forum has done (maybe several of you).
    I like the idea of eight foot poles for the stand,...
  26. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    height of tarp over hammock?

    Ok, i am only 6'4" and 230 or so, but I was wondering... how high do you folks have your tarp over these hammocks? Seems like for me, I would like to be able to walk up to my hammock, get in and get...
  27. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    The Baffin's have a size that fit me :) and the...

    The Baffin's have a size that fit me :) and the Sierra's do not! :(
    Better price also:cool:

    Thank you fishbait :)
  28. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    I looked on the arrowhead site and found my size...

    I looked on the arrowhead site and found my size with extra down for $65.00, but they still wanted almost $16.00 to ship. EEK!
    Not sure 80 bucks will give that much more satisfaction than the...
  29. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    booties here also :) ...

    booties here also :)

    http://www.zappos.com/sierra-designs-pull-on-down-booties-black?ef_id=ULZqugAAFUJW2XjZ:20121128194914:s

    These look like the best to me, any comments appreciated

    Oh...
  30. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Here is another idea from Cabela's...

    Here is another idea from Cabela's...
  31. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Sale is only for size Small :rolleyes: :lol:

    Sale is only for size Small :rolleyes: :lol:
  32. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,539

    Great work on the UQ! I have had a down mummy bag...

    Great work on the UQ! I have had a down mummy bag for years (TQ) and I just got one of these http://www.bargainoutfitters.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=519991 which says it's good to +15 if you are in it :}...
  33. Replies
    596
    Views
    100,929

    So I replaced the straps in my DN with amstell...

    So I replaced the straps in my DN with amstell and a ring, now I get to take that out and use a Carabiner. Yup, this hammocking is a bit costly, but sure is fun though :)
    Pretty soon I will be...
  34. Replies
    596
    Views
    100,929

    The picture looks good to me, and great find!...

    The picture looks good to me, and great find!
    Have you tried it yet?
    Have you also tried spreader bars as a comparison?
    This carabiner seems like the easiest most convenient method for sure....
  35. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Great site and thanks for taking the video. Can't...

    Great site and thanks for taking the video. Can't wait!
  36. Replies
    772
    Views
    37,642

    Just found this thread! :) Sounds great! I am...

    Just found this thread! :)
    Sounds great!
    I am a total newbie also. Have been collecting bits and pieces for the "ultimate" hang. So far I have en ENO DN, and material to make a tarp. Amsteel for...
  37. Replies
    50
    Views
    13,675

    Hello 2.ooohhh I am very impressed with your...

    Hello 2.ooohhh
    I am very impressed with your write up on hanging with your Kelty poles.
    These poles are on sale now: http://www.sunnysports.com/Prod/KLTAP.html
    They say they are Kelty Tarp Poles...
  38. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    :) So now I am gonna check with the door and...

    :) So now I am gonna check with the door and window factory down the street! They always have lots of aluminum scrap, nothing there I can use but maybe they have something inside to use on new...
  39. Replies
    839
    Views
    233,076

    Love it with round poles :)

    Love it with round poles :)
  40. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    Very very NICE set up :) Thank you for the...

    Very very NICE set up :)
    Thank you for the pictures.
  41. Replies
    167
    Views
    74,970

    Follow up: Just wanted you to know this about...

    Follow up: Just wanted you to know this about that tubing. The clearance is only a few thousandths of an inch, and if you get any deformity or dirt on them at all they may just lock together and not...
  42. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    interesting magnets

    :) I found this magnetic calculator online, and it is great for figuring out strengths of magnets. :D

    http://www.kjmagnetics.com/calculator.asp?calcType=disc ;)

    And, just for a guess -...
  43. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    Thank you for the generous reply. It IS starting...

    Thank you for the generous reply.
    It IS starting to make sense now :)
  44. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    Can't seem to get my head around this. You made...

    Can't seem to get my head around this. You made the second layer the same size as the hammock? Same width?
    Okay, so when you sleep on the diagonal, how does this affect the under quilt? or is the...
  45. Replies
    326
    Views
    56,039

    Just sign up for TF's newsletter and they come...

    Just sign up for TF's newsletter and they come out with free shipping often.
    Also they let you know on the sales they have. Save some buck that way for sure.

    Peter
  46. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    Some questions. How thick are the magnets you...

    Some questions.
    How thick are the magnets you got from HFT? I got some a while ago that claimed to be 1/8 thick and they were :)
    Then they changed the magnets to 1/16 thick and did not change the...
  47. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    Great idea on Mag-Lev. My daughter works in an...

    Great idea on Mag-Lev.
    My daughter works in an MRI lab and she got home early because the machine broke! Soooo... maybe I can get the broke machine's magnet for cheap and rig something up :)
    I...
  48. Replies
    596
    Views
    100,929

    I like the mini spreader bar through the hammock...

    I like the mini spreader bar through the hammock end channel the best :)
    What if you rounded the corners on some square wood stock (or some half round), use it inside the channel and use another...
  49. Replies
    111
    Views
    13,060

    I am really luvin this design.:D I am...

    I am really luvin this design.:D
    I am definitely going to upgrade my ENO Doublenest with magnets and a tablecloth. :):)

    Thank you for a great idea :)
  50. Replies
    2,710
    Views
    549,283

    length

    Thank you for the quick reply Ohiohiker :)
    This info helps a lot.
    I am slowly building my two pole, telescoping hammock hanger (one on each end) and now I think I know that I only need 2 sections,...
Results 1 to 50 of 149
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3