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    Weanas & Okeler hammocks?

    Has anyone heard of Weanas or Okeler branded hammocks? The price looks right but I couldn't find anything online about them other than on the amazon website. There are also other no-name ones...
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    Grand Trunk Nano $45.83 on Amazon

    Just got a notification that the price of the Grand Trunk Nano dropped down to $45.83 (5:50pm) :) This is possibly the cheapest I've seen it in the past 2 years.

    Sunny Sports out of NYC (division...
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    That looks really cool. Thanks! Will try to make...

    That looks really cool. Thanks! Will try to make one for my kid brother in the yard.
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    GTUL $14.96 (Green) on amazon

    Just saw the price drop on the green GTUL on Amazon to $14.96 (Sept 25,2013 4:45pm).

    I got some extra ones as Christmas presents for my kid brother and his scouting buddies a few dollars cheaper a...
  5. Thanks :) I think she'll be looking for a stand.

    Thanks :) I think she'll be looking for a stand.
  6. Question on how to hang a rope hammock for the neighbour.

    We just moved into an upstairs apartment and our downstairs neighbour asked me to help her hang her rope hammock in the yard.

    The hammock is the type with wood spreader bars on both ends and some...
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    Review?

    How was the hang in this for those that have already bought it? I have the GT double parachute which looks really similar. I really the GT double as my first hammock and am looking to get a back up...
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    It's 15.99 today (Cyber Monday). Looks like I...

    It's 15.99 today (Cyber Monday). Looks like I missed the big sale.
  9. Just wanted to say that just showing my kid...

    Just wanted to say that just showing my kid brother's friends this app has gotten a number of them interested in hanging whilst "Ipadding". It's a start. So thank you again! Hopefully will get them...
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    This looks interesting. I'm making my own bug...

    This looks interesting. I'm making my own bug sock now and should have some sort of tarp by Spring :)
  11. I love using this while traveling to calculate...

    I love using this while traveling to calculate what-if scenarios wherever I am. :D
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    GT Nano $44.87 Amazon

    FYI GT Nano has been decreasing in price all of today. It is currently at $44.87 (Nov 24 10pm) if anyone is interested.

    Hopefully the price decrease will continue on through tomorrow :D
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    GT Nano $48.99 Nov 4 2011

    Just wanted to share that Amazon has the GT Nano for $48.99 :)
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    I think the "walking" is much more likely if the...

    I think the "walking" is much more likely if the legs for whatever reason (space constraints, height etc) are not spread as wide as they should be or if there is a lot of sway in the hammock.
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    I'd forgotten about the "legs walking"...

    I'd forgotten about the "legs walking" issue...:blush:

    I'd like to say that once you've got the legs set up how you'd like them, pockets/loops (depending on whether we're using webbing or fabric...
  16. Thread: GT Pink Sale!

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    GT Pink Sale!

    GT has their pink collection on sale for the month of October (20% off) to support Breast Cancer awareness.

    I've seen the actual pink fabric and it's a very pretty bright "true" pink for those...
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    Wow, glad none of your camping gear was taken or...

    Wow, glad none of your camping gear was taken or destroyed. Hope the damage to your car isn't too costly.
  18. Thread: New GT UL!

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    uh...maybe.... ;):D:lol: Trying to get them...

    uh...maybe.... ;):D:lol:

    Trying to get them before they hit the beer stage, coz Cheetos, koolaid mix and twix bars are cheaper as bribes.
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    Graphite golf club shafts come in various flex...

    Graphite golf club shafts come in various flex ratings. extra stiff would be the best option although still too whippy for a bridge. They do not break clean either :( If someone is brave enough to...
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    Hanging disco

    In a pinch, I tried the whole emergency blanket as tarp thing this summer and not only was it noisy (loud and crinkly) in breeze the speed of a gnat, but I ended up thinking I was sleeping under some...
  21. Thread: New GT UL!

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    I got 2 as well. One for introducing my kid...

    I got 2 as well. One for introducing my kid brother to camping and another for one of his buddies he may want to bring along. :D
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    You're right, making it out of wide webbing...

    You're right, making it out of wide webbing should work too :) However, earlier in the thread there was something about weight distribution and I was thinking that a wider/larger fabric would help...
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    Yes, this would make the tripod a pop-open tripod...

    Yes, this would make the tripod a pop-open tripod that will set up the same every time. So you can just pick it up and set it to one side for travel/vacuuming the room or whatever. It would...
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    Possible teepee mod/accessory to stand?

    Saw a luxury kid's teepee that was made of 3 7ft pine poles and some heavyweight designer canvas. The pine was inserted into the canvas that had reinforced, pre-sewn channels and seemed to be able...
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    I've been watching these since July on Amazon and...

    I've been watching these since July on Amazon and the $43 was the lowest I've seen. The price seems to hover around the $55 mark. Maybe when the weather gets colder, the price will come down again.
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    GT UL (Green) Sale $12.38 @ Amazon

    Just wanted to return the favour:

    GTUL is on sale at Amazon for $12.38 in forest green. :)

    (11:15pm Oct 3)
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    Grand Trunk Nano-7 $43.29 on Amazon

    Just wanted to share that Amazon has the Grand Trunk Nano-7 on sale for $43.29
    (11pm Oct 3)


    Tried posting it in the Sale Thread but I don't think I have enough posts here to do so. I benefited...
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    My medium poodle pulls at her lead and whines...

    My medium poodle pulls at her lead and whines impatiently when I am setting up my hammock because she can't wait to get in for nap time :D However, she does have a very strong prey drive and...
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    To clarify, I actually meant just being in the...

    To clarify, I actually meant just being in the hammock with me reading or watching the sunrise, not actually both sleeping in one. I agree that having 2 sleep diagonally in a hammock can be quite...
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    GT UL vs GT Single Parachute

    Other than the obvious differences being that the UL is made of Polyester Taffeta and the other Parachute Nylon, are there any other substantial differences in comfort? I am planning on switching the...
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    I'm halfway there!

    OK so I got caught yesterday by the SO doing my first hang (& nap) in the new hammock when he came home from work unexpectedly early :blush:

    :p oops. :p

    After giving me a disapproving look, and...
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    Thanks! This is the exact thread I was looking...

    Thanks! This is the exact thread I was looking for :)
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    Photo of marked amsteel for DIY Whoopie sling

    I've done a bunch of searches but can't find the photo of marked amsteel 7/64 that someone posted of which strands to cut. Can someone please point me in the right direction?

    I passed by a West...
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    Hi! We're currently on the road (to make this...

    Hi!

    We're currently on the road (to make this evil plan of mine even more insane) and in CT at the moment. We're heading up to Watkins Glen State Park next week and then back to the GTA the week...
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    Newbie trying to convert SO

    I'm essentially a hammock-brat. My old hammock was a DIY loaner from my grandpa that was pre-tied, pre-configured and all I had to do was toss the straps around trees that looked like the ones in...
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    I got the same thing from REI over the weekend...

    I got the same thing from REI over the weekend from Flangler's post too!

    I am also looking for straps and cords, however yesterday I found out that my local West Marine closed/moved :( So I'm back...
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    My new hammock just arrived in the mail! However...

    My new hammock just arrived in the mail! However the straps seem to be delayed in transit :( Time to re-purpose some webbing until they arrive ;)

    Thank you for the warm welcome. Unfortunately...
  38. Thank you!

    Just wanted to thank you for posting this deal. I just got one for $34.93 from REI (it was in an open cart and they honoured the price when it was originally put in).

    I'm both nervous and excited...
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    Hello from Toronto

    Just wanted to say Hi and thanks for all the information on this well-organized forum.

    I'm new to doing this all myself and am a bit overwhelmed my all the information there is out there. I have...
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