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    Unique hangs

    In DesMoines Iowa for a model airplane flying (NIFF) and we have enough hammocks here but only two turtle dog stands whatever is Mr three to do?
    Why hang inside a sky jack of course. ...
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    http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f342/mrclean417/...

    http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f342/mrclean417/20150117_144622.jpg

    4 Years in.
    A week in Boston. A week in Boca Raton and a Weekend in Chicago. The rest of the time here in my Tablecloth...
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    Mount a compression member between the top of...

    Mount a compression member between the top of your poles and stop worrying about the snapping 4x4's. Use pipe and correctly size it for cheap, poly tarps for cover.
  4. What about one of those giant bridge hammocks...

    What about one of those giant bridge hammocks like I've seen on the beaches. Kinda help eliminate all that "Forced Together" feeling that a bridge does for you shoulders?

    Yes, the Myans and...
  5. Thread: Table cloth

    by MrClean417
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    I'm 6'2" and 260 pounds, I'm huge, and I share it...

    I'm 6'2" and 260 pounds, I'm huge, and I share it often with a Grandchild or two, and a cat, and a dog, or two.

    It gets less huge quickly.

    I forgot to add, wider is better. You can use the...
  6. Thread: Table cloth

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    Cuzz it works so well, is softer and I feel a...

    Cuzz it works so well, is softer and I feel a little more resilient then just their other tablecloths AND the link to the page is in my signature.

    I mean, it's in my signature to that page, you...
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    All the time. I've had the 5 year old sleeping...

    All the time. I've had the 5 year old sleeping with me since she was 2. My 20 month old naps and sleeps with me all the time. Oh, he starts off in his bed but he ends up in my hammock with me. ...
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    Turtledog Stand. Do you have a wood swingset for...

    Turtledog Stand. Do you have a wood swingset for the kids? Use it as the base for one side of a turtledog stand. You can probably set up two hammocks and have a campout with a child.
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    In my signature, Tableclothfactory hammock,...

    In my signature, Tableclothfactory hammock, Knotty Bugnet, Harbor Freight for a some hold down straps and a cheap tarp. You can get all of that save the turtledog stand in a small bag. Go to...
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    welcome home, congrats.

    welcome home, congrats.
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    Same as Turtle, my 5 year old has slept with me,...

    Same as Turtle, my 5 year old has slept with me, my 20 month old is the main occupant at this stage unless my daughter leaves her dog at my house, then it's my daughters dog and the 20 month old....
  12. I've stuck a foot over only to fall asleep and...

    I've stuck a foot over only to fall asleep and then wake up with a leg that was asleep. Gentle, gentle, let it wake up slowly. Hold on tight for the pins and needles THEN start walking on it when...
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    Set my YATS up this weekend at an RC flyin. Lots...

    Set my YATS up this weekend at an RC flyin. Lots of fun pounding 1/2 inch rebar into the ground when it used to be a gravel parking lot. I'd start a pilot hole with a big foot long landscaping...
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    Tied the uprights, stand goes right up now. ...

    Tied the uprights, stand goes right up now.

    86431
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    Ah Ha! See, there's my problem. I made the...

    Ah Ha! See, there's my problem. I made the bottom and sides continous loops. Mine doesn't stand up by itself, it just slides one way or the other. If my Sides were set lengths it wouldn't be able...
  16. Indian Caves State Park, Nebraska May 23-25

    Heading hanging next week at Indian Caves state park up in the SE corner of Nebraska. Theres a spot down the big hill off on the right side, a big glen that the road then takes a little climb up and...
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    Tablecloth factory DIY hammock, Knotty bug nets...

    Tablecloth factory DIY hammock, Knotty bug nets made from Walmart window shears. Strap suspension you can buy online from any vendors (Dutch, Arrowhead, Jacks r Us) Make your own stuff sacks. Not...
  18. Goin to Indian caves at the end of the month. ...

    Goin to Indian caves at the end of the month. Camping over night Friday and Saturday, flying electric aircraft, hikin some trails.
  19. No problems with either. W fold doesn't require...

    No problems with either. W fold doesn't require any sewing.
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    If I could find that long of a section of clear,...

    If I could find that long of a section of clear, treated 2x2 at a big box store. I bought clear, untreated and painted em. They still were a little knotty.
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    Nice. I've got to get hooked up outside. I...

    Nice. I've got to get hooked up outside. I planned on moving my Bluberry bushes (we'll see how they do this year) and then hooking between swingset and Persiman tree so I can watch the kids play in...
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    Quickest way I've found to get ahold of them is...

    Quickest way I've found to get ahold of them is to post improperly on the forum. If they don't talk to you right off, keep it up, they will.

    Oh will they ever!
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    3.5 year old post

    3.5 year old post
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    Sounds like you were unprepared BUT you survived....

    Sounds like you were unprepared BUT you survived. Next time you try it you'll probably bring all the extras that would have helped and you won't sink into the snow. But it's better to have it and...
  25. That's one of the reasons I switched to sleeping...

    That's one of the reasons I switched to sleeping in hammocks, in a bed I sweat way too much. Stained mattresses and pillows. During the summer I have a fan blow the air conditioner vent directly...
  26. The only reason I whip the ends of my hammock...

    The only reason I whip the ends of my hammock seperately instead of just gathering and Larks heading is because I pull the Whoopies off from time to time and shove the hammock in the washer. I...
  27. I saw a video last night, kid on that one was in...

    I saw a video last night, kid on that one was in a pocket on the side hammock (one of those clones) and he hung his at 45 degrees. He just turned more sideways for a comfortable hang. I would...
  28. Turtledog stand and a tableclothfactory.com...

    Turtledog stand and a tableclothfactory.com tablecloth don't cost 75 bucks unless you do it real fancy. The threads are located in my signature.
  29. Thread: Using beads

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    I use a whipping knot that I got off Griz's video...

    I use a whipping knot that I got off Griz's video. Use that instead of the squeeze clips on any of the gathers on my stuff sacks, sunglasses, whatever. Darn things don't break don't ever seem to...
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    My tablecloths are 90x132. I just whip the ends...

    My tablecloths are 90x132. I just whip the ends and hang em. There is fabric flop but I generally just sit my foot up on top of it when warm and when cold I lay a little straighter and fold the...
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    I'd love to take credit but it's from Coloin...

    I'd love to take credit but it's from Coloin Noir, YouTube channel.
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    Poll: Whatever hammock I'm in presently. Spend most of...

    Whatever hammock I'm in presently. Spend most of my time in a DIY Tablecloth gathered end. When the bugs are out I'm in a WBBB 1.7 dbl.
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    .380 can kill the body. .45 takes the soul.

    .380 can kill the body. .45 takes the soul.
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    Monsters can't duck .45's. Nice system...

    Monsters can't duck .45's.

    Nice system though and cool climbing. I think my rotund rear will stay closer to safe drop distance. Don't want to set off any earthquake monitors.
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    While I sleep in a hammock each and every night I...

    While I sleep in a hammock each and every night I really don't think anyone wants a field report on it. Last month when I swapped from Carabiner to Soft shackle to, D'oth! a HOOK in the wall instead...
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    You know, I filled the blanks in differently and...

    You know, I filled the blanks in differently and thought to myself, "why yes, yes it is exactly for SH(*&)ng at."

    Ya gotta love those filters. :lol::lol::lol:
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    Young Mamoths Migrate Vertically.

    Young Mamoths Migrate Vertically.
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    I recomend this place weekly if not daily. I...

    I recomend this place weekly if not daily. I also answer too abruptly at times and to those I've done so too, I apologize.

    There is a place where people get when they've answered the same...
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    I sleep in mine every night. I worry about the...

    I sleep in mine every night. I worry about the eyehooks and wall, never about that skinny rope.

    Frankly, I'm not that worried about the wall.

    Long as you hang by the knot and not the toggle,...
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    I do. If you have some suspension points in your...

    I do. If you have some suspension points in your house, I count those too. It's good to have access to test points that you can use in inclement weather
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    See, I knew all that college edumication would...

    See, I knew all that college edumication would come in handy.
  42. Wash and fabric softner. You can wipe it with a...

    Wash and fabric softner. You can wipe it with a dryer sheet OR spray it with Static Gaurd but I'm pretty good with the wash and dry. There's still some static but I think the humidity in my room is...
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    Strangely enough, your opinion on whether a...

    Strangely enough, your opinion on whether a whoopie will damage a tree or not is irrelevant. It's what the parks department wants and what their arborists think. And so we use straps.

    You can...
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    Awesome, I'm glad you got it fixed. I had these...

    Awesome, I'm glad you got it fixed. I had these problems with my wifes machine and after working on it multiple times we finally took it in for service which is what it needed all along.
    ...
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    30 degrees on that suspension where-ever you...

    30 degrees on that suspension where-ever you hang. That's always fixed that for me. Perhaps you've sagged a bit?
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    The important thing to do in bear country is to...

    The important thing to do in bear country is to take a single serving bag of Doritos with you. Right before you get into your hammock open the bag and throw it under your buddies hammock.

    You...
  47. I ordered my warbonnet with buckles n straps. If...

    I ordered my warbonnet with buckles n straps. If I ordered another suspension it would be whoopies unless for some reason my suspension wore out. I wonder if that's why you have the 80/20 split? ...
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    Shoot, I've got old ink pen shells where the...

    Shoot, I've got old ink pen shells where the insert has gone dry. They're probably pretty heavy but they're free. But I used strapped suspension or doglinks and a Turtledog. I guess I should look...
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    get well monkey, you and your sic rhymes

    get well monkey, you and your sic rhymes
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    One thing for sure, I've hung myself with quite a...

    One thing for sure, I've hung myself with quite a bit less rope but you seem to have a good start going there.

    Dang, I'm getting really low myself.
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