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  1. Just to be safe, you might want to stick with 1.9...

    Just to be safe, you might want to stick with 1.9 for the hammock body, with 1. 1 for the pockets----the pockets do put a little stress on the fabric. (I never had problems, but 1.9 would give you a...
  2. I experimented with something similar a few years...

    I experimented with something similar a few years back. It actually works pretty well, and the pockets are great for storage! Something I want to try in the future is a hammock with a double layer...
  3. The only "drawback" to the Pine Mountain trail...

    The only "drawback" to the Pine Mountain trail is.................you have to get a permit from the office, and you can only camp in designated sites. (I usually have off days during the week , so...
  4. It really is a great little trail! (and by far...

    It really is a great little trail! (and by far the best cared for and well marked trail Ive ever been on!) the Pine mountain trail association does a superb job! (FYI billy bob, Im the one with...
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    great trip report---thanks for sharing!!!!

    great trip report---thanks for sharing!!!!
  6. overnight trip to FDR state park/pine mountain trail

    Hey guys, I just got back from a great trip to FDR state park---hiking and camping on the pine mountain trail! Great weather---80 degrees and very dry during the day, and in the low 50s at night. ...
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    At 6'4", I had the same problem using a speer and...

    At 6'4", I had the same problem using a speer and a claytor hammock. A pillow under the knees helped a bit, but the only sure fix I could come up with was to switch to a bridge hammock. (WBRR) ...
  8. question for all you guys using a pad with your...

    question for all you guys using a pad with your wbrr--------do you have any condensation issues?
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    I'm 6'4" 240 lbs----------in a gathered end...

    I'm 6'4" 240 lbs----------in a gathered end hammock, I was never comfortable--calf ridge, etc. (I love the simplicity of a gathered end hammock, and the way you can hang from trees closer toghether...
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    One more thought, if you do decide to start a...

    One more thought, if you do decide to start a business, don't just make a direct copy of other peoples work -----give it a little local flavor---use traditional Finnish colors , designs
    and...
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    Good luck with your new business! Just a...

    Good luck with your new business! Just a thought, you could persue the hammock business on the side, while keeping a day job. That way you would have the time to let the business mature and find...
  12. Sounds like a great trip! Theres a chance I...

    Sounds like a great trip! Theres a chance I might be able to attend this hang--but problably wont know until the last min. (do you need to know ahead of time who can make it?)
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    Very well said! Uq's are more comfortable, and...

    Very well said! Uq's are more comfortable, and warmer,lighter and take up less space in your pack. The only drawback I can think of is if you have to go to ground an uq is pretty much worthless! ...
  14. FT: Trade accepted! (Adutchable clips are still...

    Trade accepted! (Adutchable clips are still available)
  15. FT: Im still interested, but thats not exactly an...

    Im still interested, but thats not exactly an even trade! Is there anything else you want to throw in?
  16. FT: Still interested, but give me a few days to think...

    Still interested, but give me a few days to think about it............................
  17. FT: I'm not sure, will the pull outs work with...

    I'm not sure, will the pull outs work with silargon? Also, how heavy are they?
  18. FT: Im interested, but need more info. Are these the...

    Im interested, but need more info. Are these the "tarp flyz he has on his website? Old version? New version? Do they work with any tarp line? (any tarp line included?) I also neglected to...
  19. FT: For trade: 1 pair of bridge speed hooks, and /or one pair of adutchable clips

    Hey guys, I bought these for my self for Christmas---they look great and are very clever, but I realized right away that I really missed the simplicity of the whoopie sling system (so I'm going back...
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    Most cottage shops will work with you...

    Most cottage shops will work with you ---------send them a PM and see what they can do for you! (wilderness logics, Hammock gear, warbonnet etc--------just go thru the vendor list on forum.
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    The tried and true "whoopie sling, tree strap,...

    The tried and true "whoopie sling, tree strap, toggle and marlinspike hitch" method is super easy to adjust, light weight and pretty much bombproof. (my favorite method!) Might be a better...
  22. My first hammock was a hennessey---------this was...

    My first hammock was a hennessey---------this was long before hammock forums or whoopie slings etc. I found the origional suspension to be very time consuming and awkward. (I really didnt like it) ...
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    Congratulations! May you have a wonderful life...

    Congratulations! May you have a wonderful life together!
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    Nice job on the hammock! The pocket is cool, but...

    Nice job on the hammock! The pocket is cool, but what I really like is your set up with the spreader bars--the built in sockets etc--------very clever! (and origional?)
  25. Looks like its going to be a good Christmas!

    With my help, my wonderful wife just placed an order for some dutchware for my Christmas present! (apparently I've been a good boy this year????) So excited about Christmas! (and the Christmas...
  26. Maybe attach a red streamer to each strap that...

    Maybe attach a red streamer to each strap that says "remove before flight"===like they do with aircraft? LOL!
  27. If you do get the spindrift, be sure to get the...

    If you do get the spindrift, be sure to get the double door option--helps alot with condensation! (with our GA weather, we have the same issues you do --weather is bi-polar most of the time--pretty...
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    WITHDRAWN: Warbonnet usually has a great holiday sale--and...

    Warbonnet usually has a great holiday sale--and he also sells seconds for a discount. (the rr and lynx are in such great demand, you dont see many for sale)
  29. I've got a 0 degree burrow -----------black with...

    I've got a 0 degree burrow -----------black with hunter green argon----------looks pretty sharp!
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    Nice mod! How much weight does it add?

    Nice mod! How much weight does it add?
  31. I'm not sure underquilts.com is taking orders...

    I'm not sure underquilts.com is taking orders right now--at one time he was having some health problems and suspended orders. ...
  32. Excellent point! Make your own gear for the joy...

    Excellent point! Make your own gear for the joy of creating something new--not to save money. Besides, a cottage made quilt is probably going to be better than anything you make your self--they've...
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    Bridge hammock = no calf ridge problems (thats...

    Bridge hammock = no calf ridge problems (thats my solution to the problem---at 6'4" I never could get GE hammocks to work for me!)
  34. You are going to love the bridge! I have...

    You are going to love the bridge! I have converted 100 percent to bridge hammocks----not ever going back to a gathered end hammock!
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    Sounds like a great trip! Thanks for sharing!

    Sounds like a great trip! Thanks for sharing!
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    Heres A link ...

    Heres A link https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/21280-Have-they-changed-the-suspension-yet Its an old link--they may have changed out the suspension by now.
    I had a claytor...
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    I had a mosquito hammock a few years back---its a...

    I had a mosquito hammock a few years back---its a good sturdy hammock, and the stock suspension is actually pre;tty good. The only catch is...............people complain about it soaking up water...
  38. Good luck with your new adventure in diy...

    Good luck with your new adventure in diy hammocks! Are you going with a double layer? http://www.dream-hammock.com/ComfortRating.html Especially with a bridge hammock, I would be really careful...
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    I have a full length lynx for my wbrr, and made a...

    I have a full length lynx for my wbrr, and made a summer weight 3/4 length quilt last year. Honestly, I wish I had made the summer quilt a full length also. Im 6'4" and it seems like a pain to...
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    Nice looking hammock! Enjoy!

    Nice looking hammock! Enjoy!
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    One question about the tree strap ---------so the...

    One question about the tree strap ---------so the amsteel is attatched permenantly to the tree strap???? If so, if the tree is the wrong diameter, wont it be hard or impossible to cinch your...
  42. the last tarp I made (a silargon camo tarp) I...

    the last tarp I made (a silargon camo tarp) I did the reinforcments "warbonnet style"----using grosgain ribbon on the edges of the corner, pull out, etc. Especially with silargon with its stretch,...
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    line locs are great---i even use them on my ridge...

    line locs are great---i even use them on my ridge line. The only catch is.......................especially on the ridge line , they will come loose unlessyou tie a simple half hitch on the loose...
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    Back to the bridge question, on my ridge runner I...

    Back to the bridge question, on my ridge runner I took off the metal piece that joins both dog bones at the apex of the suspension triangle and have been using a whoopie sling by just larks heading...
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    Question, will the speed hook work with a bridge...

    Question, will the speed hook work with a bridge hammock such as the ridge runner?
  46. I agree with the others---the lynx is too narrow,...

    I agree with the others---the lynx is too narrow, and shaped different than a ge uq.
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    Silargon is a very different beast than...

    Silargon is a very different beast than silnylon---------like Squidbilly pointed out one time, it stretches alot on the diagonal--alot more than silnylon. Thats not a bad thing, but I wonder if...
  48. one night last winter I had an owl fly right over...

    one night last winter I had an owl fly right over my hammock---you could hear the air thru his feathers (owls are pretty stealthy, so if I could hear him, he was really, really close!) I'm guessing...
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    Shane, good luck with your "new"...

    Shane, good luck with your "new" venture---------I am so glad things worked out---and I am so impressed how this whole episode was handled on the forum----says so much about the quality of hammock...
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    Silargon is so thin, I think a sewn on pull out...

    Silargon is so thin, I think a sewn on pull out might be a bad idea. /Some where on the forum some one used silicon to bond/glue a pull out. I havnt done it yet, but sounds like a good idea to me!...
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