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  1. Two people in a hammock is an unreasonable...

    Two people in a hammock is an unreasonable expectation, unless you liked the 12 year old mattress where both people keep rolling into each other. Just multiply that by five and you'll know what its...
  2. Cool. Gonna get you to do the music for my...

    Cool.

    Gonna get you to do the music for my vids.
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    Thanks; I haven't tested the Jungle Bag, but...

    Thanks;

    I haven't tested the Jungle Bag, but that's b/c I've converted one of my Jungle Blanket UQ's to a TQ. Granted, its only a savings of $15, but hey, fiddeen bux is fiddeen bux.

    I've got...
  4. Dude. You need to do more videos. Who's...

    Dude.

    You need to do more videos.

    Who's doing the music?
  5. Baked pot? That would be Colorado, not Texas.

    Baked pot?

    That would be Colorado, not Texas.
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    Thanks. I did try to make them as clear as...

    Thanks. I did try to make them as clear as possible.
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    Thanks. I hope it helps a lot of folks.

    Thanks. I hope it helps a lot of folks.
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    VIDEO: The $55 Underquilt

    So here it is, the SnugPak Jungle Blanket Underquilt. Its a great first big DIY project and a good confidence builder for the new DIY'er as it is fairly easy to do, but yields a very useful, if not...
  9. Any time after Labor Day can be very dicey...

    Any time after Labor Day can be very dicey weather wise on the Presidential Range, and especially on Mt Washington. Be prepared for sudden and drastic drops in temperature, snow, icy rain, high...
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    For weight, cost, and effectiveness as the outer...

    For weight, cost, and effectiveness as the outer layer for a UQ, Epsilon can't be beat. Its both wind and water resistant, but weighs 1.55 oz/yd. This stuff used to cost over $13.00 a yard, but...
  11. VIDEO: SnugPak Jungle Blanket Overview

    As requested, I'm doing a more detailed video on the SnugPak Jungle Blanket Underquilt. It got a little long, so I took out the parts that describe the Jungle blanket itself and made a separate...
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    Another pearl of earned wisdom: 1.1 nylon,...

    Another pearl of earned wisdom:

    1.1 nylon, while light in weight, is not a suitable material for the side and end channels of an underquilt if durability is also desired.
  13. You need to meet the Little Colonel...

    You need to meet the Little Colonel sometime-------
  14. Dang. Last minute is hard for me. Wisht youda...

    Dang.

    Last minute is hard for me. Wisht youda said this a coupla days ago.
  15. How much of this set-up do you already have, how...

    How much of this set-up do you already have, how much do you plan to buy, and what is your budget for that?
  16. You'll be welcome whichever course you take.

    You'll be welcome whichever course you take.
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    Howdy from Rosenberg! Prosper is one of them...

    Howdy from Rosenberg!

    Prosper is one of them towns that Aubrey used to play football against back in the day before the tollway went up to 377 along with Celina, Pilot Point, Tioga, and such like...
  18. OK; I just completed the NOLS WFA Course,...

    OK;

    I just completed the NOLS WFA Course, which did not include CPR. Last CPR Class I had was at least 20 years ago.

    Tom (humer91) has the highest level of qualification, he's the guy who...
  19. Second Question:

    Who among the participants has had any First Aid Training at all and if so, what kind and how long ago?
  20. Request For Info

    OK,

    This is a request for info from participants. You do not need to reply if this question does not pertain to you.

    Who among the participants, besides myself and Tom, has any medical...
  21. Flammable? Did I say flammable? PERMEABLE,...

    Flammable? Did I say flammable?

    PERMEABLE, that's what I meant to say. Yah. PERMEABLE. Being so close to the lake and with the recent rains its not as permeable as the last one was.

    Yah.
    ...
  22. Will be good to see you dude. I've arranged to...

    Will be good to see you dude.

    I've arranged to have coolers transported by vehicle this time around, so you can bring a bigger one and not need to carry it three miles.

    This is a different...
  23. OK-- The thread was dormant for a while, but...

    OK--

    The thread was dormant for a while, but now that June is almost over, its livened up a bit. I'm going to list the folks who are attending. Please give a shout out if I leave you off the...
  24. Over 9 million people per year visit the Smokies....

    Over 9 million people per year visit the Smokies. Every one of them who is hiking the trails is restricted to certain backcountry campsite. This one isn't all that remote. This likely isn't the...
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    Look at the Hill People Gear Mountain Serape for...

    Look at the Hill People Gear Mountain Serape for one version of a "no hole" wearable quilt.

    Click on the link about the Underwoobie below for my take on it as an underquilt/top quilt/insulated...
  26. This is a complex decision making matrix.

    This is a complex decision making matrix.
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    Well, the Trangia is about a hundred year old...

    Well, the Trangia is about a hundred year old design, and the GT stool is a design that's been around since at least the Colonial period which means both of them have been in the public domain for...
  28. As to the Pot Luck, my culinary skills and the...

    As to the Pot Luck, my culinary skills and the Walker County Health Board recommends that I bring tortillas.
  29. OK; We will need to convene a Special Session...

    OK;

    We will need to convene a Special Session of the Salsa Committee to see if we can issue you a Temporary Salsa Card.

    How long have you been down here and what are your thoughts on beans in...
  30. This isn't Noseeum net, its MilSpec Mosquito net,...

    This isn't Noseeum net, its MilSpec Mosquito net, and there's a big difference between the two. Mosquito net is designed only to keep out Mosquitoes, which are fairly big creatures in the bug critter...
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    The brand is Nature Hike and they are made in...

    The brand is Nature Hike and they are made in India. It's possible that they are the original manufacturer, not knock offs. Many companies in the USA buy these products but have their name put on...
  32. Dude. You're from Austin. There's things you...

    Dude.

    You're from Austin. There's things you should know.

    For your penance you need to go to the statue of Stevie Ray Vaughn and contemplate your sins, then go to the statue of Willie Nelson...
  33. You can bring the guitar id you promise to play...

    You can bring the guitar id you promise to play some Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen, and Willie.

    Or any blues artist.
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    FWIW; I found that Nature Hike makes a fleece...

    FWIW;

    I found that Nature Hike makes a fleece bag that might help this thing get down to 30:
    ...
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    Even warmer over here on the coast, although its...

    Even warmer over here on the coast, although its been cooler than normal for the most part. That's why I said this thing can be a 9 or 10 month quilt for folks livin' in God's Country.



    I...
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    Yah, this will never take the place of my...

    Yah, this will never take the place of my Underwoobie in winter, but in Spring and Fall down here, it can be a bit too much and this will go in the pack.



    Yah. I'm of the opinion that down...
  37. I think we would be remiss if we appoint...

    I think we would be remiss if we appoint ourselves as judges of the worthiness of any member's efforts at improving the hobby (or his own personal enjoyment of it) based on post count, or the...
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    Thanks! How's that Jungle Bag working out? I...

    Thanks! How's that Jungle Bag working out? I had considered modifying it as a UQ but decided the Jungle blanket would work out better.



    Thanks!

    Trying to work on the Jungle Blanket UQ vid...
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    This. I've also found that Zing It makes a fairly...

    This. I've also found that Zing It makes a fairly good match as a prusik on Lash It and vice versa.
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    Actually, am going to do one using the SnugPak...

    Actually, am going to do one using the SnugPak Jungle blanket which is, I think, a better alternative than the Nature Hike as a UQ, but it would work the same.

    I think you might be able to do 45...
  41. An easier way to explain it is that, while making...

    An easier way to explain it is that, while making a knot weakens the line, splicing does not, and may increase its strength (although there are no absolutes).
  42. Its the one the OP posted when I asked him how it...

    Its the one the OP posted when I asked him how it was tested:

    http://www.bethandevans.com/load.htm
  43. I love it when you talk engineering to me---

    I love it when you talk engineering to me---
  44. Thanks. It looks like the fella did his...

    Thanks.

    It looks like the fella did his homework and tested extensively before offering his opinion. Very believable that his configuration bumps the strength of the line.
  45. You mention you tested this to 8K pounds, etc. ...

    You mention you tested this to 8K pounds, etc.

    I have no doubt that you tested it, and don't doubt your veracity at all, but I'm curious as to how you tested.
  46. Well; Normally your human smells would be...

    Well;

    Normally your human smells would be enough to make a bear wary, even if mixed with the others, as long as he hasn't been habituated to being rewarded with food when those smells are mixed...
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    Well, what's the worst that could happen, right?...

    Well, what's the worst that could happen, right? You end up with a cheap lightweight sleeping bag.

    Thanks.



    Thanks!

    Yah, I posted the Amazon link on my YouTube channel, but it doesn't...
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    Thanks. I'll be doing some more as the...

    Thanks. I'll be doing some more as the opportunity arises.
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    Well, the video is ragged in a couple of places,...

    Well, the video is ragged in a couple of places, but I think I might be improving a bit. Thanks.



    Thanks. The zipper pull thing about the only thing Shug left out of his video.

    A question...
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    Well now, I'm glad I made it if it helped just...

    Well now, I'm glad I made it if it helped just one person out.

    Thanks
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