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    Is your main support some amsteel going down to...

    Is your main support some amsteel going down to the TR and wrapping around it several times, or do you have some sort of Hardware in your TR?

    Have you tried using the vertical supporting...
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    I'm using a 3 piece system and have a slight...

    I'm using a 3 piece system and have a slight upward bend, which I have virtually eliminated (see the later posts).

    I don't have any sideways bend.

    Can you take a picture of how you have...
  3. North Vancouver

    North Vancouver
  4. The HSCT was definitely the more interesting...

    The HSCT was definitely the more interesting hike, but also the more difficult.

    I would have no hesitations/objections to doing either (both) of them again.


    Curious question - What part of...
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    That's exactly what I was thinking... Last...

    That's exactly what I was thinking...

    Last night I switched one side like that (I didn't have an appropriate length line for the other), and the bowing was decreased.

    I've actually discovered...
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    I have a few pics of my TDS with me loaded in the...

    I have a few pics of my TDS with me loaded in the Hammock...

    The pole does flex upward, which, when I look at my rigging, makes sense that it would do so. I don't believe I am nearing the point...
  7. Here are a couple of links to the pics I took: ...

    Here are a couple of links to the pics I took:

    Elsay Lake

    HSCT
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    I've only had a chance to try it out a few times....

    I've only had a chance to try it out a few times. (I managed to do a comparison between the extremes of my adjustable RL and things went pretty good. Hoping to do more fiddling in the next couple of...
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    For Backpacking with the hammock I've only done...

    For Backpacking with the hammock I've only done the Howe Sound Crest Trail (from Cypress) and the Elsay Lake Trail on Mt Seymour.

    I haven't had any trouble with using the hammock at provincial or...
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    Welcome from North Van! I'm still pretty new...

    Welcome from North Van!

    I'm still pretty new myself, but have had a few trips not too far from home.
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    What is the perceived benefit of using the heat...

    What is the perceived benefit of using the heat shrink??

    If the bury is buried fully, it's not coming out by accident. It seems like it would just be an extra something to catch on things, and...
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    I did it! Here is my build thread: ...

    I did it!

    Here is my build thread: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/107471-My-Take-on-the-TurtleDog-Stand?p=1428908&viewfull=1#post1428908

    PS -
    Sorry I didn't get over,...
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    My Take on the TurtleDog Stand

    Here is the TDS I made, mainly for use in my single-tree backyard, but also for car camping when needed...

    I started with the basic TDS design that so many have contributed towards.

    I could...
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    perhaps I will. :) I have those Mule Tape...

    perhaps I will. :)

    I have those Mule Tape straps and a RL Organiser for you to enjoy anyway. :P
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    So, I did a little research at my local Big Box. ...

    So, I did a little research at my local Big Box. I plan on comparing with a few other suppliers in the area, but thought I would get opinions on a couple of things here first ....

    There are...
  16. WTB: HH Explorer Deluxe &/or Scout, for friends

    Hi everyone,

    I have a couple of friends that want to get in on hammock camping. They are looking to start getting gear and really like the HH's my wife and I have.

    They are looking for:
    ...
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    After A LOT of reading, I'm going to start...

    After A LOT of reading, I'm going to start working on a TDS once I get a chance.

    I figured the existing post was too weak, as is. I was hoping someone might have a simple idea to make it work ......
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    Help setting up a 1-tree backyard hang

    Hi Everyone,

    I recently moved and am looking to get my gear set-up in my new backyard, but there isn't a super easy or obvious hanging solution. I'm hoping you folks can give me some suggestions....
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    I've used a regular desk stapler opened up to...

    I've used a regular desk stapler opened up to staple fabric to the floor (don't use on nice flooring!!) for layout purposes. Always staple on the waste area, as above. Worked pretty good to keep...
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    Pics??

    Pics??
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    That sounds like it might work. ...

    That sounds like it might work.

    Can anyone do a test??
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    Just recently? Wow. That's kinda sad. :P

    Just recently? Wow. That's kinda sad. :P
  23. I read a long document on various ways of...

    I read a long document on various ways of connecting various materials (rope, webbing, chains, chains-rope, etc)

    It had a section on webbing, which may have been one of the original uses for the...
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    Thanks for doing the test. At least we're...

    Thanks for doing the test.

    At least we're trying to make it work. I love that about the group
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    I tried loading as much as I could without...

    I tried loading as much as I could without actually having it set-up.

    The original way I took the picture is a pain to undo, but found using a bight as a slip knot worked pretty good.
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    That's what I was trying to say with: ...

    That's what I was trying to say with:

    "You can also bring through a bight resulting in a secure slip knot, and doesn't require pulling the whole line through. (Probably the better method,...
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    Alternate securing method??

    I've been playing around with my SHs trying to think of a way to secure the line without causing damage, or at least minimizing it.

    If I understand the issue properly, the weak point is created...
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    Has anyone done enough hangs with the 1/8"...

    Has anyone done enough hangs with the 1/8" version to say if they are having the same issue?

    Perhaps the solution is simply moving to a slightly bigger diameter line?

    (It would...
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    I tried using a modified SS undercover with just...

    I tried using a modified SS undercover with just my UQ and didn't like the result....

    (My mod was removing the bungee for bottom entry, so it was quite loose fitting and didn't bunch up my UQ.)
    ...
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    Another North Vancouverite here. Welcome!

    Another North Vancouverite here.

    Welcome!
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    Welcome from Vancouver! There are a few of us...

    Welcome from Vancouver!

    There are a few of us in the Vancouver region, if you make it back this way.
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    One more idea .... If you have a friend that...

    One more idea ....

    If you have a friend that you can ship to in the states, then have them forward it up via USPS, for those times where a courier is the only option offered. Sometimes this even...
  33. And right after my order shipped. You have...

    And right after my order shipped.

    You have great timing Dutch! :P
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    I tried doing the 'self-brokering' approach once...

    I tried doing the 'self-brokering' approach once when importing something... I had to head out to the UPS facility at the airport, get papers, take them to a canadian Customs office somewhere else...
  35. I've swapped over 2 Hennesy's so far - it's not...

    I've swapped over 2 Hennesy's so far - it's not too difficult.

    Where in Vancouver are you? Perhaps I can show you what I did with my set-up

    Do you have any splicing experience yet?
  36. I do it the same way. it may be the way you're...

    I do it the same way. it may be the way you're hanging it from the tree?
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    Welcome from North Vancouver! I'm still a...

    Welcome from North Vancouver!

    I'm still a newbie myself, but have been out a few times. (Looking to get out more, as my schedule allows.)

    I'm not Ultra light, but follow the basic principle of...
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    Welcome from North Vancouver. I've been out...

    Welcome from North Vancouver.

    I've been out locally only a few times, but have been getting my gear dialed in a little more each time. Happy to share stories if interested.
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    Welcome from a fellow North Vancouverite. Feel...

    Welcome from a fellow North Vancouverite.

    Feel free to PM me if you want to chat with a local hanger. (I only know myself and one other, so far.)

    S
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    I Think we should go with 'Spooks'. Nice &...

    I Think we should go with 'Spooks'. Nice & simple - SPeed hOOKS

    Plus, they are so small that you're not sure if they are really there :rolleyes:

    Thoughts?
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    Welcome. What area of the Province are you...

    Welcome.

    What area of the Province are you from?


    S
  42. My first non-backyard night in a hammock was at...

    My first non-backyard night in a hammock was at Campsite where the sites were along trails that are also popular with hikers & mountain bikers.

    After getting my hammock and tarp set-up, I was...
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    Try this thread: ...

    Try this thread: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/90155-Winter-Tarp-design-Looking-for-input
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    Does the speed hook work safely with tighter SRL?...

    Does the speed hook work safely with tighter SRL?

    (I have a hennessy and it seems to lay better having it strung relatively tight. If I recall correctly, the Whoopie Hook isn't rated...
  45. Because I made the baffles extra long (on...

    Because I made the baffles extra long (on purpose), the baffle material was sandwiched between the two semi-circle pieces on each side. The extra material was sticking out the sides.
    While the top...
  46. The half circles allowed me to make the center...

    The half circles allowed me to make the center divider wall section a bit easier. (It could be done as a single piece, I'm sure.) I think I had another reason for doing it, but I honestly can't...
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    Try This: A tale of Two Top Quilts (Long & Pic...

    Try This: A tale of Two Top Quilts (Long & Pic Heavy!)

    The footbox part is on the 2nd post.
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    Sticky: I did that on mine .... If it helps, here is how...

    I did that on mine .... If it helps, here is how I made the bottom 'plug'
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?93538-A-tale-of-Two-Top-Quilts-(Long-amp-Pic-Heavy!)
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    I work most weekends until 0800 on Saturday, or...

    I work most weekends until 0800 on Saturday, or Sunday, so I'm limited there, but have every Monday and most of Tuesday off.

    I do have July 13 - 21 off for vacation.


    Do any of those dates...
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    I'm using the CRL method, but have thought of a...

    I'm using the CRL method, but have thought of a method for keeping the options open ...

    I have a small soft shackle larks head'ed onto the D-ring, along with the the fly (on a continuous loop).
    ...
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