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    118185 October hang, James river VA Kayak...

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    October hang, James river VA Kayak camping
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    Nice,,, Early Muzzle Loader comes in Thursday for...

    Nice,,, Early Muzzle Loader comes in Thursday for us
  3. When the 3-5 mph breeze hit (and it was a slight...

    When the 3-5 mph breeze hit (and it was a slight breeze)I got a slight chill from the top. But remember a 48 deg breeze is cold, a65 deg breeze is not.
    I would say shorts and tee shirt - 60 deg is...
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    I have made 4 UQ's with CS 3.7 my designs have...

    I have made 4 UQ's with CS 3.7 my designs have dart cuts, etc reqiring the cutting and stitching of the Clima Sheild.
    The last UQ was a 2 layer of CS.
    I picked up a spray can of headliner...
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    I have 6 Hennessey Hammock, just like em. all...

    I have 6 Hennessey Hammock, just like em. all bought used for about 1/2 cost of new. Most purchased off this forum, 1 off craigs list
  6. Remind me to never by a used hammock from you LOL

    Remind me to never by a used hammock from you LOL
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    117748 On the rivers we camp, you'd need a 12"...

    117748
    On the rivers we camp, you'd need a 12" foam pad to lay on them rocks,,
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    I have 5 Hennesy Hammocks, soon to have another,...

    I have 5 Hennesy Hammocks, soon to have another, as some "schmuck" dangled the bait in front of me, knowing I'd bite :)
    (dang this forum :) )

    I typ take 2-4 kids kayak camping, so they are all...
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    Upper James 10-10 thru 10-11

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    Upper James River near Glasglow VA, 22 miles, overnighter. probably last trip of the season,,
    Fishing was kinda slow, but a good trip overall....
  10. FS: i'll take it, PM sent

    i'll take it, PM sent
  11. Another Costco Down Throw TOP QUILT Report

    I took the throws and made TQ's by folding the sides in at the foot and sewing the bottom closed and the folded in sides up about 24" to make the foot box.
    James River VA. night temps about 48deg,...
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    Hemming and binding attachments?

    For hemming and binding:
    The all in one Plastic kit like the Janome Rotary Even Foot
    http://www.amazon.com/Janome-Rotary-Even-Foot-Set/dp/B002EZW6RO

    or the individual metal attachments such as...
  13. Got it, Mines a long shank machine,, So I need a...

    Got it, Mines a long shank machine,, So I need a long shank adapter,,
  14. 116984 The foot does not "clip" on or off I...

    116984

    The foot does not "clip" on or off
    I have 3 machines, all the same
    Slack
  15. OK, Problem, I ordered the rotary foot kit, it...

    OK,
    Problem, I ordered the rotary foot kit, it says it fits any machine.
    The instructions say to push the "red" button to release your presser foot,, my machine does not have a "releasable foot" am...
  16. Deep Jungle Asym Zip XL vs Jungle Explorer Zip ??

    For the life of me I see no difference between the 2 ?
    Looking to purchase my 1st double layer hammock.

    Slack
  17. PaPa, I saw the link you had on another forum to...

    PaPa,
    I saw the link you had on another forum to the binder attachment you use:
    http://www.cutexsewingsupplies.com/servlet/the-1830/PLAIN-BRAID-TAPE-SEWING/Detail

    The link wont work,, can you...
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    I have been pinning, but it's a PITA. Was...

    I have been pinning, but it's a PITA. Was thinking spray, slap, spray, slap. I'm looking to streamline the UQ making.
    Now if I can find an easy way to sew the grosgrain on :)

    Slack
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    Spray adhesive ??

    I was making an UQ with Clima and ripstop.
    I had to make relief cuts in the clima and then sew it to get my curve, then put it between 2 layers of nylon and pin it

    I was thinking if there was...
  20. Yeah, is that sleeping naked, or is 6 layers of...

    Yeah, is that sleeping naked, or is 6 layers of thermals with a parka on ??

    Slack
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    Thanks for the reply guys, Do all "basic"...

    Thanks for the reply guys,
    Do all "basic" ripstop nylons "breathe" ?
    Should the outer shell be water proof? but then it wont breathe ?

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    UQ shell material ?

    I a have a 2 Hennesy's I need to make UQ for,
    We are Kayakers, not hikers so weight is not an issue. I am looking for a basic inner and outer shell material, not cutting edge light weight.
    I plan...
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    The under quilts we made have cut outs for the...

    The under quilts we made have cut outs for the pull out lines. They help keep the UQ in position,
    http://www.myhostedpics.com/images/Slackdaddy/img0558.jpg
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    Been a while since I have posted, Been busy with...

    Been a while since I have posted, Been busy with Rodeo,, but still hanging strong!! :)
    Daughter and I are on the road about 2 weekends a month in rodeo season, she gets the bed over the gooseneck, I...
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    Hanging with the horses

    Daughter and I travel for Team Penning, she gets the goose neck bed, I get the Hammock, Doc gets the pasture,,,

    http://www.myhostedpics.com/images/Slackdaddy/img1088.jpg
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    It's a nimbers game for me,, how many tens of...

    It's a nimbers game for me,, how many tens of million hiking hours are put in by hikers in "bear states" in the US? how many fatal encounters each year? 1? .5? .25?

    Number wise, I have a better...
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    Funny thing is,, 10 Y.O. Son has slept in his own...

    Funny thing is,, 10 Y.O. Son has slept in his own hammock for the last 2 years on our trips,, mama convinced him that he "needed" to sleep with her.
    That was her 1st and last trip,,
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    sewn the perimiter on 2 climashield UQ's,, works...

    sewn the perimiter on 2 climashield UQ's,, works great

    Slack
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    Worked for mama and 10 Y.O. son, in a HH Safari....

    Worked for mama and 10 Y.O. son, in a HH Safari.
    He slept thru the night, she woke every time the racoons sent in a raiding party!
    She is 6' and 145#, he's a typ 10 Y.O.
    ...
  30. Thanks StormCrow, more info is better. I am not...

    Thanks StormCrow, more info is better.
    I am not doing production, just a lot of "1 of" DIY gear making.
    I enjoy the making process,, but it is no joy if my machne is a pain with 1.1 and 1.9...
  31. Thanks guys, Rev you saved me my "new Kayak"...

    Thanks guys,
    Rev you saved me my "new Kayak" money :)
    I will play with the foot pressure adjustment.
    The hair pins sold good,, I may still try double sided sewing tape, I'll repeort back.

    Slack
  32. I have had "limited" luck with My Necchi SN and...

    I have had "limited" luck with My Necchi SN and Dressmaker feeding 2 layers of nylon, never feeds both pieces evenly.
    I will go out on a limb and translate your response as "not worth the price and...
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    Thanks guys, I have a spray jug filled with...

    Thanks guys,
    I have a spray jug filled with farm grade permith cut to .5%.
    I was not sure it would "repell", I knew it would kill after a while, but thought maybe they would have enough time to...
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    Thread injector - binder attachment?

    Anyone use a "binder attachment" ? one that folds and feeds the grossgrain?
    Saw a vid of a nice one, but it screws to the table of the Sailrite, my Necchi does not have tapped holes in the table :(...
  35. Thread injector - dual feed or walking foot?

    When looking for a machine to make typ outdoor gear, would a walking foot or a dual feed be better??

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Mosquito protection from underside

    Hammock camping in MD May thru Oct, HH explorer UL and Safari, and UL backpacker.
    My UQs are ~ 3/4 "summer quilts, they run from my thighs to my neck.
    That leaves my head and feet vulnerable...
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    Thanks, got word from HH that it's a no go, in...

    Thanks,
    got word from HH that it's a no go, in fact they said DO NOT attach the hex fly to the hammock, but use seperate suspension.

    Slack
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    HH Safari and hex tarp in skins ?

    All my explorers have Snake Skins and I love them.
    I recently purchased the HH Safari with the HH hex tarp.
    this is one big hammok and tarp.
    will this combo fit in the large hh snake skins ??
    ...
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    don't get the whole "momentum" thing??

    Was set to make 2 UQ's, having already made 2 with 1.1 ripstop shells,, Jumped on the Momentum bandwagon, major mistake, that crap is like trying to sew thin *** kitchen trash bags.
    ended up...
  40. Thread: UQ material

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    UQ material

    ordered some material for an uUQ about a year ago:
    Momentum-T(black), Momentum-MR(green)

    which is the inner shell (agianst hammock) and which is the Outer shell?
    The black has a realy shiney...
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    Thinking about an overnight on horseback with my...

    Thinking about an overnight on horseback with my daughter (she's a hammocker).
    What area around the Sod's would be good for horseback?? (not to steep or rocky).
    I saw pics of what looks like open...
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    Is this Johns friend Dave? ran Smoke Hole Canyon...

    Is this Johns friend Dave? ran Smoke Hole Canyon with ya last year?

    Nick
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    Message sent on the Kodiak,, Thanks, Slack

    Message sent on the Kodiak,,
    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Singer T&S 603E or 626?

    One of each sitting at Goodwill,,

    Do they both have all metal gears ?

    does the 603E do a zig zag ??

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Grand Trunk UL replacement

    I carried a GT UL (with straps and dutch clips) in my day bag to any event I went to, (horse shows, family reunions, kids sports). it was a great way to chill out for an hour between games....
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    Heres how to solve all them problems with the...

    Heres how to solve all them problems with the wife encroaching on your time/space:
    Everytime she zero's in you,, act like your in the mood,, she'll bug out sure as hell :)
    Wife used to want to...
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    holy moly, I just hang the stinkin hammock. no...

    holy moly,
    I just hang the stinkin hammock. no secret pacing, or handshakes :)

    Slack
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    What ever happened to the climasheild combat...

    What ever happened to the climasheild combat (3.7) ?
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    I'll chime in, I have 4 HH explorers and...

    I'll chime in,
    I have 4 HH explorers and Exped's, never paid more than $80.00
    One of the Exped's I got for 50.00
    all very lightly used, just a thought.
    I fact I got a HH exped, jetboil, titanium...
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    UQ for HH Safri

    Getting ready to sew one up with clima sheild 2.5 (2 season quilt, down to 40)
    Clima comes in 60" wide, 60" long enough?, or order 72" (2 yards)

    Who sells clima sheild, the inner and outer shell...
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