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    Thanks for the info. I'll work on getting some...

    Thanks for the info. I'll work on getting some pictures if I can.
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    Help with Thread Injector Info

    A buddy of mine just bought an older home and as we were moving things found an older sewing machine. It's a Consew Model 102 that looks like it is in excellent shape. It's mounted on a table and has...
  3. Free bump and props for trying to find the...

    Free bump and props for trying to find the rightful owner. :thumbup:
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    Umstead is a great get away... used to wander...

    Umstead is a great get away... used to wander around out there myself when I was living in Raleigh. When I wanted to get out for a weekend I'd usually make the drive over to Uwharrie.



    I knew I...
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    Thanks for all the well wishes folks! I would've...

    Thanks for all the well wishes folks! I would've replied sooner but I was out on the river all weekend.

    I appreciate everyone's input... it definitely helps to narrow my focus down a little bit....
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    Planning a trip to Scotland

    Hey folks,

    My better half and I are getting married late September and want to take our honeymoon in Scotland. We'll be there for about two weeks and while I'm planning on the usual honeymoon...
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    I like to keep it on the tarp and just stuff it...

    I like to keep it on the tarp and just stuff it in the bottom of my pack...
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    Free bump... my fiancee has this pack. It was her...

    Free bump... my fiancee has this pack. It was her first one and it really does the trick. Good luck!
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    Cool gesture mang!

    Cool gesture mang!
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    What kind of pot did you normally use?

    What kind of pot did you normally use?
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    First time seeing this brand... according to their mission statement, 20% of their profits go to humanitarian causes... kudos:thumbup:
  12. I'm still using a Neo-Air as my main...

    I'm still using a Neo-Air as my main insulation... It's what I had and it works!
  13. Congrats Shug... make us proud!

    Congrats Shug... make us proud!
  14. Not really over the top but here's a few pics...

    Not really over the top but here's a few pics from earlier this year in Uwharrie National Forest.
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    Update: Unmodified Bug Net SOLD. Thanks everybody!

    Update: Unmodified Bug Net SOLD. Thanks everybody!
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    JasonJones: PM replied to Update:...

    JasonJones: PM replied to

    Update: Trimmed/Modified Bug Net is SOLD
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    lundquistas: These are tube style nets... the...

    lundquistas: These are tube style nets... the hammock suspension runs through the openings at each end. There is a vertical zipper on one side used to enter/exit hammock.

    Nicodumas: If ya'll have...
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    Here are some pics of the trimmed ENO net.

    Here are some pics of the trimmed ENO net.
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    SOLD: ENO Guardian Bug Nets

    These were posted a couple of weeks ago but the deal fell through due to the buyers being MIA. So, here they are again.

    Ok folks, I've got two ENO Guardian Bug Nets for sale. Info for these can...
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    Both sold pending payment.

    Both sold pending payment.
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    reply sent

    reply sent
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    Here's the pics of the trimmed bug net.

    Here's the pics of the trimmed bug net.
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    SOLD: ENO Guardian Bug Nets

    Ok folks, I've got two ENO Guardian Bug Nets for sale. Info for these can be found here at ENO's website. Both of these are in excellent shape. Pricing includes shipping to CONUS.

    First up is my...
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    The way my fiance and I hung our hammocks last...

    The way my fiance and I hung our hammocks last time we went out was to put the attachment points on either side of the tree. Facing the "head" tree, my Dutch clip was on the right side of the tree...
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    The way I use mine is more like the second way in...

    The way I use mine is more like the second way in that video. The only addition is the use of Dutch clips on the tree straps. Works great and I love the fact that the biners act like drip lines.
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    Poll: A couple of weeks back I posted this... since...

    A couple of weeks back I posted this... since then I've switched out the knotbone for a Dutch hook (Thanks Dutch!). I really like the hook and can't believe how tiny the thing is. I got a chance to...
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    Congrats on your first hang! Let us know how that...

    Congrats on your first hang! Let us know how that first hike goes.
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    I went ahead and tied a loop in each of my...

    I went ahead and tied a loop in each of my shockcord panel pulls. A simple overhand knot seems to hold mine fine. I did leave about an inch tail and was sure to tighten the knot as much as I could to...
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    Poll: Since you've used both methods is there one you...

    Since you've used both methods is there one you like best?



    My tarp ridgeline is completely separate from my hammock suspension. For the hammock I use the JRB system sold here. You might be...
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    Here's some links that might help. For the locked...

    Here's some links that might help. For the locked brummel around the knotbone check out Opie's pictoral here. Just slide the knotbone on before starting to splice. On the opposite side of the CRL is...
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    I made my CRL out of 30' of Lash-It, so it's...

    I made my CRL out of 30' of Lash-It, so it's probably around 29' after splicing.
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    I'll echo what others have already said... I use...

    I'll echo what others have already said... I use a really sharp knife and have no problems. My Mora works great.
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    Poll: That's exactly why I like the CRL set up... it's...

    That's exactly why I like the CRL set up... it's quick to get up and once it's up the tarp is easily centered over you hammock. Check out his Dutch hook for the other end instead of the clip. I'd...
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    Poll: I use some soft shackles prussics that I made...

    I use some soft shackles prussics that I made from Opie's pictoral here. While I haven't needed to remove my tarp from my CRL, I like the fact that I can very easily. For the ends of the CRL I'm...
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    I don't think it's just that the straps are...

    I don't think it's just that the straps are nylon... it's the way they are woven that also contributes to the stretch IMO.
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    I'm here...

    I'm here...
  37. Thread: Surprise!

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    This very thing happened to me a couple of...

    This very thing happened to me a couple of weekends ago except it was the 6:30 am shuffle. Thankfully we got a warning with a couple claps of thunder, so I was able to get everything set up in time....
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    ^ I use 2.2 but it's most likely overkill... the...

    ^ I use 2.2 but it's most likely overkill... the reason I used that is because I had some laying around and didn't feel like ordering any more at the time. It is somewhat easier to splice than the...
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    Stove and GPS both Sold

    GPS sold and shipped... thanks HF!
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    All great answers already... in addition to the...

    All great answers already... in addition to the above I've also seen them made out of everything from deer antler/bone to carbon arrow shafts. The key is that the material be strong enough not to...
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    Welp, the float trip went without a hitch......

    Welp, the float trip went without a hitch... except my better half didn't like the idea of chancing it in the tarp, so I dusted off the old REI Half-Dome and we spent a night in a tent. Didn't get...
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    Oooh... Thems fighting words... :D

    Oooh... Thems fighting words... :D
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    You had me rolling with that vid Dutch. I think...

    You had me rolling with that vid Dutch. I think you're entering a whole new realm of hammock (oops... maybe hammockless) camping with that one. :lol:
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    This seems like the best idea to me. It might be...

    This seems like the best idea to me. It might be a little more hassle but I would think it beats the alternative.



    Yes, I came across that picture while doing a little research on the breed. My...
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    Tad... it is still available if you want it. Send...

    Tad... it is still available if you want it. Send me PM and let me know.
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    GPS Withdrawn

    I'm withdrawing the GPS and gonna try to sell elsewhere.
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    Thank you Hawk-eye... they're not bad hikers...

    Thank you Hawk-eye... they're not bad hikers either.
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    I know what you mean Hawk, we'll have a little...

    I know what you mean Hawk, we'll have a little crowd with us so I'm hoping that the noise will keep ol no shoulders at bay. Again, this is a worst case scenario. I'll also have these two ferocious...
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    That sucks man... are you in the market for a new...

    That sucks man... are you in the market for a new dog?

    http://www.abouttimecanecorso.com/images/Chaos.jpg
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    No doubt Shug...

    No doubt Shug...
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