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  1. Thanks

    Justed wanted to thank GrizzlyAdams for his video regarding the whipping not and the video clip about tying a diamond knot. I larks headed Amsteel line with a diamond knot to a gathered hem hammock...
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    Are there any instructions for modifying an...

    Are there any instructions for modifying an existing hammock. I want to try it on some tabelclothes hammocks that I constructed.
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    My experiences with the tablecloths

    Here are some pictures of the hammocks that I've made with the tablecloths.

    With whoopies. (thanks hammockforums) ( gathered end as per knotty's video. Thanks knotty). I used a loop turner...
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    Ordered 5 blanks on 7/06/2012. They arrived on...

    Ordered 5 blanks on 7/06/2012. They arrived on 7/12/2012. I washed two, a black and a navy blue and I whipped the ends tonight using the W whipping method. I am waiting for the suspension that I...
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    I just bought 1 90" and 4 60", thanks to the...

    I just bought 1 90" and 4 60", thanks to the recommendations on this thread. I look forward to making some hammocks for my family. Any recommendations on suspensions?
  6. slept outside last night

    I slept outside last night. I woke up at around 5:30 and came inside. My tarp and Warbonnett Traveler has been set up since Friday night. I am going to have to look into some DIY tarp tensioners.
  7. Camped out in the yard two days in a row :)

    I have the pleasure of announcing that I slept in my hammock Friday night (Hennessey) and last night Warbonnett Traveler.

    Why is that an accomplishment? I haven't slept in my hammocks since last...
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    If we don't see pictures it didn't happen :)

    If we don't see pictures it didn't happen :)
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    Sorry for your loss. Glad you are able to honor...

    Sorry for your loss. Glad you are able to honor the memory of your dad like that.
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    Thanks for posting the videos Raul. You did a...

    Thanks for posting the videos Raul. You did a great job. Thanks especially for that part about making mistakes and learning from them. Keep hiking!
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    It wasn't by choice to hang the tarp loosely. The...

    It wasn't by choice to hang the tarp loosely. The trees were not far enough apart for me to stretch the tarp. When i hung the tarp under the ridgeline in my yard my tarp was not hung as loose. I had...
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    Hanging in my Warbonnet Traveler

    I went to Cheaha State Park with a church group In Talladega Alabama April 16- April 18. I hung in my Warbonnet Traveler. I used a Hex Hennessy Tarp which I purchased from a member on this forum. I...
  13. Thanks Shug. You do a great job.

    Thanks Shug. You do a great job.
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    We tend to hold on to our travelers:) Best to...

    We tend to hold on to our travelers:) Best to order from Brandon. It's worth the wait
  15. Received the traveler today! New cinch buckles....

    Received the traveler today! New cinch buckles. Looking forward to trying it out
  16. notified about my traveler being ready yesterday...

    notified about my traveler being ready yesterday via paypal but found out and paid for it today so it should be on the way soon
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    Trying something new

    I bought a supershelter and a hex tarp from one of the hammock forum members recently. I am going to try that next to see if it make a difference. Thanks for telling me about your experience with the...
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    Get the Hex

    I had the stock tarp for the Hennessy and I was able to get the Hex tarp used via Hammock Forums. The Hex Tarp will give you more coverage. When I used the stock tarp I was concerned about getting...
  19. I ordered a Warbonnet Traveler 1.1 double layer...

    I ordered a Warbonnet Traveler 1.1 double layer today. Should get in in a week and a half. it will be my second hammock after my Hennesy Expedition
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    Thanks. I've been wanting to see what these look...

    Thanks. I've been wanting to see what these look like.
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    Hung in the hammock in the backyard

    I slept overnight in the hammock Friday night. I tried a blue walmart pad instead of my egg crate pad and I wasn't comfortable. I slept better without the pad (I moved it but soon I had the cold...
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    Thanks for the trip report and the pictures

    Thanks for the trip report and the pictures
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    Thanks. Now i'm trying to figure out suspension...

    Thanks. Now i'm trying to figure out suspension and whether to buy the supershelter. Decisions. Decisions.
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    How does one connect a whoopie sling to a stock...

    How does one connect a whoopie sling to a stock hennessy without taking off the rope?
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    First hang away from home.

    I returned from Odenville today after hanging two nights in my hammock. I attended a church conference and opted to hang in the hammock instead of staying in a cabin. Thanks to the forum and the...
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    Thanks Southmark

    I want to thank Southmark for the homemade underquilt that he gave me for my HH today. It turns out that I actually know him from years ago. It's a small world. He's also given me tips about tie...
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    First night in hammock

    Well, last night I slept in the hammock for the first time. Had my sleeping bag, my eggcrate mat. It was comfortable. I dreamt that it rained (it didn't) and didn't have any trouble falling asleep. I...
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    Update

    As promised I set up the hammock again. This time I knew the knots to tie for the hammock ends. I also put the fly up. I got in the hammock and I also tried getting in with the egg crate ccf ( it...
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    Thanks for the welcome and the tips. I look...

    Thanks for the welcome and the tips. I look forward to trying to hang the hammock again tomorrow. I hope the egg crate ccf is warm :). Thanks.
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    New Hanger in Tuscaloosa

    Hi All,

    I just received an Expedition Asym from Hennessy Hammocks today. I am excited and I have already tried to set it up in my back yard. The tree huggers were a bit too small from the trees...
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