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    Sticky: On my 2nd night with my ring buckle supports, I...

    On my 2nd night with my ring buckle supports, I was so excited about my new MacCat Deluxe, that I forgot to tie half hitches in the ends of the webbing next to the rings. That night, when I was...
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    Sticky: I kindve see what your saying, just pull in the...

    I kindve see what your saying, just pull in the opposite way of the rings and webbing. Its kindve hard to explain, but I understand.
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    Sticky: That sounds cool. This weekend, I could do one...

    That sounds cool. This weekend, I could do one of those methods on each end, just to get a taste of each.
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    Sticky: I have the HH too, and thats what I did, just...

    I have the HH too, and thats what I did, just pull it tight. I also use the biners, but when the webbing is pulled as tight as i can be, the biners wont go far enough to unhook over the webbing. I...
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    Sticky: I put together my ring buckles last night, and...

    I put together my ring buckles last night, and tested them out just now. A couple of questions:

    1) Do you pull them as tight as you can, just like the original way?

    2) When you go to take them...
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    I did do a couple of things. I ordered some self...

    I did do a couple of things. I ordered some self tentioning lines, and put those on the side tyeouts of the stock tarp. I used the existing black cords to put as the tree tyeouts. This way, it is:...
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    Sticky: Thanks for all the input. I think I'll go with...

    Thanks for all the input. I think I'll go with the box cross stitch, and then move up a little, and then do it again so it overlaps. This seems the most sturdy to me. Im going to sew it with a...
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    Sticky: Question. When you sew the loops on the ends of...

    Question. When you sew the loops on the ends of the webbing, do you need an extra strength needle. All I have are normal needles, and I didnt know if this would work. Also, for the sewing, you...
  9. Thread: Maccat?

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    I don't want to sound greedy or anything, but If...

    I don't want to sound greedy or anything, but If I put an order in for a deluxe MacCat tonight or tomorrow, when should it arrive? I have a 5 day backpacking trip in the end of June, and was...
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    I am ordering a tarp very soon, and I look...

    I am ordering a tarp very soon, and I look forward to recieving it. Thanks for making these for us. You could just go to college, and quit making tarps, but you don't....Thats really cool. Thanks...
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    I like the idea of the hiking pole, but I dont...

    I like the idea of the hiking pole, but I dont use a pole. I guess I could grab a random stick from somewhere, but I dont think im that desperate. The way I found out is fine for me. Im not very...
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    I went and tested all of your ideas, and took...

    I went and tested all of your ideas, and took pictures of what I decided to do. Thanks everyone.

    This is the link: http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/browseimages.php?do=member&imageuser=420
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    how do you add pictures to a post, and how do you...

    how do you add pictures to a post, and how do you add them to your profile? I just took a few pictures of my hammock, and I want to put them on here.
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    Ok, sounds good. I think I heard someone say...

    Ok, sounds good. I think I heard someone say that thats what they did. Hang all four corners up on the hammock support. Ill probably go out now, and try all of the ideas. Ill get back on which...
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    ok, that will help alot. Maybe if I tried both...

    ok, that will help alot. Maybe if I tried both of the ideas combined, that would work. Thanks
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    So you put a piece of line hanging from the...

    So you put a piece of line hanging from the Support Rope that goes to the tree. How low does it hang?
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    I have the same problem with my stock HH Tarp. ...

    I have the same problem with my stock HH Tarp. When you pull it taught on all for sides, there seems to be a few "creases" on the top of the tarp. I still havent figured out how to fix this, but...
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    Jacks R Better Gear Hammock

    I just recieved my Jacks R Better Gear Hammock (Large) in the mail yesterday. I immediately went to the backyard to try it out. Im sure this has come up many times before, but when I attach the...
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    Ok, so if I use the skins for the hammock, then...

    Ok, so if I use the skins for the hammock, then thats an extra back for random stuff. Then I can use the stuff sack that comes with the fly for the fly. That sounds good. Thanks guys.
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    Ok, i like all of the options. Does anyone know...

    Ok, i like all of the options. Does anyone know where i can get stuff sacks for cheap?
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    Ok, I know Ive decided on the MacCat, I just cant...

    Ok, I know Ive decided on the MacCat, I just cant decide on the size (although, its probably going to be the deluxe). Could you do the skins for the hammock, and then a stuff sack for the tarp? Or...
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    ok, thats exactly what i was thinking, using the...

    ok, thats exactly what i was thinking, using the figure nines on the ridge line, but im just going to stick with normal guy lines for a while. Based on this info, ill probably go with the deluxe,...
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    Thanks. What different options does the deluxe...

    Thanks. What different options does the deluxe have?
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    MacCat Tarps

    I don't know any friends that own a MacCat Tarp, and I was wondering if I could have your guys's input. I wasn't sure if I should get the standard or deluxe tarp. The $20 bucks isn't a problem for...
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    Ok, thats what I was looking for.

    Ok, thats what I was looking for.
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    Ok thanks. Like I said I dont have my hammock...

    Ok thanks. Like I said I dont have my hammock yet, but when I get it, im going to experiment with most (that means inexpensive!) of these methods. Im still hooked on tying the HH rope directly to...
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    Thanks. Is that like a week, or 3 days? The guy...

    Thanks. Is that like a week, or 3 days? The guy at Hennessy said that it would be about a week, but it seems every time I order something, they say that, and it always comes fast. Does that apply...
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    Ok, thanks. Im going to just tie the HH Rope...

    Ok, thanks. Im going to just tie the HH Rope directly to the rings. A random question...I dont even have my hammock yet, I just ordered it Monday night, how long does it normally take to get to you?
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    Ok, I think it will just be easiest to tie the HH...

    Ok, I think it will just be easiest to tie the HH Rope directly to the rings. So 2 feet is enough to leave? Another random question...I dont even have the Hammock yet, I ordered it on Monday night,...
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    Thanks for all that. All knots will be...

    Thanks for all that. All knots will be considered. I was thinking today, and I did decide that tying the HH Rope directly to the rings would be easiest. If I choose this method, how much HH rope...
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    Tying Spectra to the HH Rope

    Does anyone know a knot that can be used to tie the spectra cord to the HH Rope, that is very strong, or would you reccomend tying the spectra directly to the Hammock as shown in these instructions-...
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    Ok, sounds good. I might have to hold off on...

    Ok, sounds good. I might have to hold off on that because that Spectra is $40, and thats pretty expensive. I know its worth it, but...oh well. There is a lower grade of Spectra, called Spectra 2 I...
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    Ok thanks! What do you do with all the slack...

    Ok thanks! What do you do with all the slack rope? And I just looked at the spectra, and is there any way that I can find it cheaper?
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    Ok, so you dont just cut off the rope and sew the...

    Ok, so you dont just cut off the rope and sew the Spectra to the hammock. Which method do you think is easier?
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    Ok thanks. I will most likely go with this, just...

    Ok thanks. I will most likely go with this, just to save some money, and it sounds much more productive and easy. One last thing... How do I attach it to my HH?
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    Ok thanks, and for those rings, do you have to...

    Ok thanks, and for those rings, do you have to buy them at that website, or could I go to the hardware store and buy them? Should a normal caribeiner hold it, because i always hang 3 or 4 extras on...
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    I believe that the Expedition Rope would be to...

    I believe that the Expedition Rope would be to big for the rings to work. That is an ingeneous idea, and wouldnt take me long to make. Are they very sturdy, because they dont look like it? Could...
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    Slap Strap Pros for a Hennessy?

    I was looking at Slap Strap Pros, and I didnt see anything about them being compatable with the HH. Is this ok, and Is it worth buying for the long run?

    Scottie
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