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  1. FS: I'm in for bundle #3- Thank You

    I'm in for bundle #3- Thank You
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    Just picked up 2 spools myself- thanks for the...

    Just picked up 2 spools myself- thanks for the notice jdy98p.
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    Thanks everyone for the help- Nikwax Tech Wash...

    Thanks everyone for the help- Nikwax Tech Wash and gentle cycle it is.
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    Thank you all for the recommendations.

    Thank you all for the recommendations.
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    Thanks for the instructions bluesam3- so...

    Thanks for the instructions bluesam3- so basically the same as for down quilts. Now what are your thoughts about adding tied quilt loops to support/ help immobilize the insulation?
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    Synthetic laundering question

    I have read numerous threads @ laundering down UQ/ TQ but little if any suggestions on washing a synthetic UQ/TQ. I have two Climashield apex DIY UQ's (2.5 /3.6- both UQ) that I have been alternating...
  7. Thread: 2QZQ web site?

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    I just tried your site from your signature line...

    I just tried your site from your signature line and no problems.
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    FS: I'm interested in both the 20* Burrow and the 10*...

    I'm interested in both the 20* Burrow and the 10* Zepplin- How old are they and how much use have they seen? Also do they include stuff sacks and cotten storage sacks?
  9. FS: Do you know what the outside/ inside fabric's...

    Do you know what the outside/ inside fabric's are, weight??? thanks
  10. I have had good luck lately with hobby lobbies...

    I have had good luck lately with hobby lobbies 'red wrappered' tulle- last weekend we had granddaughter and she wanted to go camping so we went but in the backyard. Temps 60 low with100+ during the...
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    It actually says "warmth-efficient box-baffle...

    It actually says "warmth-efficient box-baffle design" indicating that it has a baffle height unless it may mean a sewn thru construction with a box shaped stitching pattern. ???
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    If you ran a ridge pole between the posts you...

    If you ran a ridge pole between the posts you would be golden.
  13. Thank you for sharing the BOB- envious views and...

    Thank you for sharing the BOB- envious views and that wall - all of it :thumbup:
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    [QUOTE=rweb82;1978381]Thank you! That is exactly...

    [QUOTE=rweb82;1978381]Thank you! That is exactly the explanation I was looking for. Do you feel the UQ spreads out better with the TTs, and by not having to rely on the primary suspension? Is it less...
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    The triangle thingies "lift" the ends up while...

    The triangle thingies "lift" the ends up while the positioning is handled by the secondary (now the only) suspension. Loosen the foot end SC's and tighten the head end SC's and the UQ will shift...
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    This is exactly what I do and for the same...

    This is exactly what I do and for the same reasoning but instead of the prussiks I use the klemist (sic) and an evo-loop to attach the tarp.
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    If you use the secondary suspension only- then...

    If you use the secondary suspension only- then the 3/32 sc maynot be efficient/ strong enough to support the UQ (depends on UQ rating) But you will have the 1/8 sc that was the primary suspension to...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the points but I really don't deserve...

    Thanks for the points but I really don't deserve them- there was a thread a while back where someone did the shelf thing with nicely stained wood to dress it up (for the mrs.) I was just passing...
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    Sticky: ^^^^^ this is perfect. Another option would be to...

    ^^^^^ this is perfect. Another option would be to span 2 or 3 studs with a nice 2x6 board and then attach the ones you have to the 2x6. Then install a 1x6 or 1x8 on the top edge as a shelf- this way...
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    Sticky: If that plate is as wide (the narrow dimension)...

    If that plate is as wide (the narrow dimension) as a 2x4 - you may split the stud because of the closeness of the bolt thread to the surface of the 2x4's 4" face. have a nice hang
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    FS: It would be nice to have pics/ as it will help....

    It would be nice to have pics/ as it will help. Also- do you know the fill power, type of material, how old it is? thanks
  22. Thread: Indian pits

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    Nice looking piece of the country- good pics-...

    Nice looking piece of the country- good pics- thanks for sharing your walkabout.
  23. Quite ingenious- looks like it ought to work and...

    Quite ingenious- looks like it ought to work and gets him hanging :thumbup1:
  24. Thread: Purple tarp?

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    post pics when you get it :lol:

    post pics when you get it :lol:
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    Looks like you all had a nice paddle- nice water...

    Looks like you all had a nice paddle- nice water you mentioned - how were the rapids? I often have to look for poison ivy- terrible nasty stuff.
  26. It looks like you have a good selection of...

    It looks like you have a good selection of materials to get started with. Your sequence of making things seems logical and finishing each will give you more confidence to tackle the next project.
    ...
  27. Thread: DIY 30° UQ

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    FS: Payment sent for DIY UQ Peppy and thank you.

    Payment sent for DIY UQ Peppy and thank you.
  28. Thread: DIY 30° UQ

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    FS: "I'll take it"- the better half says it will...

    "I'll take it"- the better half says it will match the DIY hammock and tarp I made her. thanks
  29. Thread: DIY 30° UQ

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    FS: Heh Peppy, are there any holes, tears, repairs...

    Heh Peppy, are there any holes, tears, repairs or stains on this UQ? Do you know who did the DIY?
  30. Sounds like a good plan- have fun and post a trip...

    Sounds like a good plan- have fun and post a trip report on your completion.
  31. If you want to protect the UQ from rain/ splash...

    If you want to protect the UQ from rain/ splash from the ground- you might want to consider an uqp (under quilt protecter) made from material with a dwr (durable water repellant). This is not water...
  32. This is a most interesting discussion and I am...

    This is a most interesting discussion and I am intrigued by the reasoning as I have been trying to design an UQ for a while now. I find it odd that the diagrams used so far are all depicted with the...
  33. This sounds like a well thought out plan but my...

    This sounds like a well thought out plan but my only concern is the PU coated material for the quilts?? You really want a breathable material for your quilts as the PU coating will cause condensation...
  34. If you can't vent your UQ enough (by loosening...

    If you can't vent your UQ enough (by loosening the suspension and or venting the ends) you can always reach under the hammock and pull the UQ to the side until you need it- usually in the early AM....
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    My apologies James- it was Fireinmybones...

    My apologies James- it was Fireinmybones (Bonefiregear.com) who was leaving us for family reasons. He announced this on the forum on 4/20/19.
    Glad to hear that your business is doing well and sorry...
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    Good looking kit you have there Peppy and the...

    Good looking kit you have there Peppy and the pics are good also. The inside of that quilt is unique- what material would that be? I had read that LSOH was closing?
  37. Thread: Sale Extended!

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    I see what you are saying Johnwesley @ the red...

    I see what you are saying Johnwesley @ the red lettering above the description- so all the ready to ship quilts are all zippered ! got it. thanks.
  38. Thread: Sale Extended!

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    Just to clarify- I was reffering to the already...

    Just to clarify- I was reffering to the already made/ ready to ship premium grade quilts in the sale. I was just wondering why the pics of the already built quilts show the sewn fb but all the...
  39. Thread: Sale Extended!

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    I just posted a question about the sale on...

    I just posted a question about the sale on another thread but it (the thread) has mysteriously disappeared? I'll try here- the HG sale pages depict in the pictures that the premium 20* and 30* quilts...
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    I was just checking out the sale and noticed that...

    I was just checking out the sale and noticed that the 'premium 20*' quilts are pictured with sewn footbox's but the descriptions say they are zippered footbox. can you clarify which is correct? thank...
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    nicely done- spliceon :thumbup1:

    nicely done- spliceon :thumbup1:
  42. Thread: GE neck pain??.

    by ylnfrt
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    I don't own the Eldorado but I had the same...

    I don't own the Eldorado but I had the same problem early on in my hanging career. I solved it by lowering the foot end to the point where it was @ 12" higher than the head end. (it was @ 26" high...
  43. Another thing to consider is that in the Q/A...

    Another thing to consider is that in the Q/A section- these straps are only rated for 200# each. Most of the straps/ huggers that are recommended here for hammock suspension purposes are rated for at...
  44. Thread: Ula packs

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    FS: Do your prices include shipping and PP fees?

    Do your prices include shipping and PP fees?
  45. Another possible thought would be to let her...

    Another possible thought would be to let her choose a print-on-demand pattern from RSBTR (Rip Stop By The Roll) or Dutchware gear. This way she may be more comfortable with hanging. Don't forget the...
  46. FS: Two quick questions @ 0* HG/ UQ- do you know the...

    Two quick questions @ 0* HG/ UQ- do you know the fill power of the down and have you ever washed this quilt? thanks...
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    Another option is to push the UQ off to the side...

    Another option is to push the UQ off to the side of your hammock until the morning chill sets in- then just pull the UQ back under you.
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    Thanks for sharing- great video. Hope the young...

    Thanks for sharing- great video. Hope the young ones were able to get thier quilts figured out and stay warm. Thought @ going - maybe next year.
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    Your CL look fine- maybe a little polished. As...

    Your CL look fine- maybe a little polished. As long as there are not many broken fibers you should be good. You could always splice up a couple of new ones and replace them- your choice. Becket hitch...
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    I'm glad you were able to resolve this issue with...

    I'm glad you were able to resolve this issue with the TQ. HG is a stand up company as are the other cottage venders here producing quality gear with a premium put on customer service. HLFL
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