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  1. Dutch bling is not supposed to be used with...

    Dutch bling is not supposed to be used with Z-Line Spectra cord which is likely why you saw a break well under its tensile strength.

    Source:...
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    Can these machines you guys are mentioning stitch...

    Can these machines you guys are mentioning stitch through a couple layers of webbing and such?
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    Alex- Oh there's no "reminders" list. I just...

    Alex- Oh there's no "reminders" list. I just wanted you to let me know if ya'll were headed out.

    Thanks for the intel on Stevens. I actually made my way up Icicle Creek on a day hike on Sunday....
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    I'm up Icicle near every weekend when the fire...

    I'm up Icicle near every weekend when the fire danger isn't too great. Usually Aug-Sept, I move to other areas on HWY 20 or I90 to make sure I don't burn to a crisp because some other idiot couldn't...
  5. I see a lot of people talking about their base...

    I see a lot of people talking about their base weight, but that doesn't seem specific enough. What season are you talking about?

    Gear fluctuates for each trip. I just went on a trip where we...
  6. Thread: Hammock Width?

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    Hammock Width?

    Hey all-

    So I've decided I need to get another hammock. I currently have a Hennessy Hyperlite with dimensions of 100" x 48" (From his website). I like it, it does the job, but a long time ago I...
  7. Dutchware Compatible with 1.25mm Z-Line Spectra?

    Hey guys-

    Was thinking of getting some bling for my tarp guy line setup and wanted to know a bit more about some of the items Dutch has for sale. I currently use 1.25mm Z-Line Spectra Cord...
  8. Definitely was a good trip. Good to meet you...

    Definitely was a good trip. Good to meet you kids! I took a bunch of pics. I'll have to see if I can't find a way to share them as they're all on FB and I'm too lazy to upload them to another media....
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    God I can't wait to head out. I'm off work in an...

    God I can't wait to head out. I'm off work in an hour but I have to wait for the lady and Randi to get off first! UGH its killing me!

    I'll probably bring 1-3 bundles of firewood. Though my usual...
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    Well then I might have to bring my rod....

    Well then I might have to bring my rod....
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    I was planning on arriving around 7. Meeting the...

    I was planning on arriving around 7. Meeting the lady friend in Olympia because she works in Longview and is off around 2-230, just didnt make sense to have her drive all the way up only to drive...
  12. Thread: Pillow

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    Yeah, multi functional items are fun and...

    Yeah, multi functional items are fun and efficient. Typically I will use one of my Zpacks drysacks with leftover clothing, or whatever I have that can be stuffed inside. But on warm nights where my...
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    My lady has a Great Dane - mild temperament and...

    My lady has a Great Dane - mild temperament and well trained/behaved, but well... its a big dog! Any reason I ought not to bring her?
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    Its looking promising that me and the lady and...

    Its looking promising that me and the lady and even Randi might be able to make it out! Randi has a full setup, but my current lady has not seen the way and the light of the hammock. She has ground...
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    Not sure why yours broke, but not all are rated...

    Not sure why yours broke, but not all are rated to a very high capacity; I think I've seen tie downs rated to like 400-500# before. Make sure when you buy to verify the load rating on the strap! (Not...
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    I might actually be out at Ross Lake, WA around...

    I might actually be out at Ross Lake, WA around August. Are you going to go by Mirror Lake, WA too?
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    +1 for this thread. I learned something new today...

    +1 for this thread. I learned something new today and may even implement it myself in the future.
  18. Welcome from Kirkland. If you want the ultimate...

    Welcome from Kirkland. If you want the ultimate in resources, hit up the group hang on the coast at the end of this month.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...ad.php?t=78022

    I probably won't...
  19. Thread: New from Seattle

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    This guy says hello from Kirkland! FYI I think...

    This guy says hello from Kirkland! FYI I think there's a group hang on the coast at the end of this month. It would be an absolutely GREAT way to learn. Go with your tent for just in case, and I'm...
  20. I wasn't commenting on the heat loss from the...

    I wasn't commenting on the heat loss from the person in a sleeping bag, I was commenting on the heat loss from the tents inside air temperature. A cold layer of air on the bottom of the tent will...
  21. Your question has a several variables to...

    Your question has a several variables to consider.

    Firstly, and likely most important, it will depend on whether the sun is up or down, and what the ambient temperature is. Tent volume? Wind...
  22. Thread: Side tie out Qs

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    I had one break for no reason, which essentially...

    I had one break for no reason, which essentially made me lose my trust in shock cord - the stuff just doesn't seem like it'll hold for long periods of time. IMO, maybe I just had some bad luck. I...
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    God I'd love to get out... but working 50s since...

    God I'd love to get out... but working 50s since April. It means I've been able to get out on car camping trips and even some trips with some mild hikes in, but truthfuly we can't leave early enough...
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    Well, the easy answer is: How long can your...

    Well, the easy answer is: How long can your hammock stretch? because you likely ain't gonna put a tarp up over different trees than what your hammock is using.

    You'll have to add some length for...
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    Haha I used to be like that. But the truth is, if...

    Haha I used to be like that. But the truth is, if you're going to run your RL under your tarp it makes absolutely no sense to take everything apart. The setup is the same each time so may as well...
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    Probably goes without saying but before you hang...

    Probably goes without saying but before you hang I suggest doing a fair bit of research here on how to set your hammock up with the proper sag and what-not. Otherwise you won't be comfortable with...
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    Pretty sure most of us just leave the whole...

    Pretty sure most of us just leave the whole contraption together when we pack it up. I have a snake skin for my tarp so I just roll up each side, and slide the snake skin over.

    So to clarify, I...
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    Should be getting delivered to me today, but I'm...

    Should be getting delivered to me today, but I'm planning on trying out this line for my tarp ridgelines. I'm also going to mod a few stuff sacks with the stuff because it's super grippy and I think...
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    Doctari has some good advice. +100000 for an...

    Doctari has some good advice. +100000 for an accurate scale.

    Make a spreadsheet or use one of the various online programs that lets you enter your gear weight in.

    I have a spread sheet of ALL...
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    Can Mountaingoat make them out of cuben?

    Can Mountaingoat make them out of cuben?
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    So.... where's the hammock? :lol: Also whats...

    So.... where's the hammock? :lol:

    Also whats your weight estimate on a single layer without shock cord side tie outs or cover?

    So just hammock, ridgeline and tree whoopies.
  32. Thread: Wow Times Change

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    We have a winner! :lol:

    We have a winner! :lol:
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    Uh I thought that's what the beer was for? =)

    Uh I thought that's what the beer was for? =)
  34. Not to mention your feet get kind of funneled in...

    Not to mention your feet get kind of funneled in a hammock anyway? I can't remember a time when my feet WEREN'T together in my hammock.
  35. Thread: Noob question

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    Honestly I've never had too much trouble sleeping...

    Honestly I've never had too much trouble sleeping with a pad in my single layer hammock... And I roll over to my side constantly. But I also made a pad that has a wider part to accommodate my...
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    Not sure I'd be gutting birds in my camp, but...

    Not sure I'd be gutting birds in my camp, but each to their own I guess!
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    Didn't exactly scare me, nor was in the woods,...

    Didn't exactly scare me, nor was in the woods, but I think had I been sober at the time I would have pissed myself a bit.

    A few years ago I was in Whistler BC partying hard. Well eventually I...
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    Its funny how that rattle is enough to activate...

    Its funny how that rattle is enough to activate every fiber of "flight" instinct that your body has.

    I was walking on a scree slope when this tail shoots out of a crack below a rock I was going...
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    That's actually me in that pic. =) Ah, its a...

    That's actually me in that pic. =)

    Ah, its a cold steel 2 handed machete. I brought it out for awesomeness. Completely unnecessary but what the heck, it's a 2 handed machete!!
  40. You guys with 5' straps are lucky. Round here,...

    You guys with 5' straps are lucky. Round here, it's pretty much 15' min depending on where you're going.
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    So Gary and Kate - I looked into my Hennessy Zip...

    So Gary and Kate - I looked into my Hennessy Zip Hyperlite Asym/Backpacker conundrum and here's what I found:

    My stock weight with original suspension and 2ft straps (included): 26.7oz
    Weight of...
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    :lol::lol::lol: Awesome times guys. Anyone...

    :lol::lol::lol:

    Awesome times guys.

    Anyone get any pics of my "creative" driving on the beach by chance? :laugh:
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    What a blast. Thanks again Gary for hosting! I...

    What a blast. Thanks again Gary for hosting! I got to meet some awesome people this weekend!
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    I think there was a good deal on steaks last time...

    I think there was a good deal on steaks last time I was at Freds... I'll grab a pack - should have about 4 good sized cuts.

    Oh mah god I am so stoked for this. I haven't been out in 3 weeks...
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    Me and the lady are coming out Friday. Leaving my...

    Me and the lady are coming out Friday. Leaving my place in Kirkland around 4pm - or earlier if possible.

    What do I need to bring? I saw someone bringing potatoes, and looked like someone else had...
  46. Thread: Converted

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    Hmmmm, hammock bed. Not comfy for two.... I bet...

    Hmmmm, hammock bed. Not comfy for two.... I bet this will aid with dealing with a daughter in the teen years. :lol:
  47. Thread: Sewing Cuben

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    Awesome, thanks!!

    Awesome, thanks!!
  48. Thread: Sewing Cuben

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    This pouch will be used to gather & dry damp...

    This pouch will be used to gather & dry damp wood, or tinder supplies when there's no guarantee there will be any at the camp site. (The last trip I was on I had to take some cedar bark from a downed...
  49. Thread: Sewing Cuben

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    Well I'm looking to sew a small pouch with a mesh...

    Well I'm looking to sew a small pouch with a mesh window for drying out firewood with my core temp. It won't need to be incredibly robust, at least as far as load carrying is concerned.

    My Mom's...
  50. Thread: Sewing Cuben

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    Sewing Cuben

    Real quick question, are there any special requirements for sewing hybrid cuben?


    I want to see if my Mom's setup will handle the material.
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