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  1. Thanks for your encouragements guys :) If...

    Thanks for your encouragements guys :)

    If unperfections add character then the whole set of gear is **** characterial !
    Especially the tarp I'm finishing. That ultra light fabric brakes my...
  2. Thanks :) Some are good, some are not that...

    Thanks :)

    Some are good, some are not that straight, it's a learning process.
    I'm sure I would have learn a lot more posting a report day by day here, but I was working so much I had no time for...
  3. Hi guys :) A strong flue made me unable to...

    Hi guys :)

    A strong flue made me unable to work on that for too long. Fortunately I'm healed and started to train and reaize some stuffs.
    All whoopies are done, and the bug net for the hack is...
  4. Hi Ylntfrt, thanks again for your useful thoughts...

    Hi Ylntfrt, thanks again for your useful thoughts !

    These straps are made of polyester, they indeed tend to stretch as they are from a slackline (Gibbon travel line) but it shouldn't stretch as...
  5. Most of materials are recieved. Missing uncoated...

    Most of materials are recieved. Missing uncoated fabrics for underquilts are on the way.

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    So far my chronologic to do list, starting from the easiest and finishing with the most...
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    From what I'm learning underquilts benefit a lot...

    From what I'm learning underquilts benefit a lot being attached with elastic cords. This way they can be adjusted and move around the sleeper when he/she changes his position during the night. Also...
  7. Thanks Cougarmeat :) Southern fjords, where we...

    Thanks Cougarmeat :)

    Southern fjords, where we will find difficult grounds, got very special biotopes and trees are very commun even if shores are not flat.
    175416
    We even got a serious kayak to...
  8. Thanks a lot for these informations ! From...

    Thanks a lot for these informations !

    From what I can find WR treatments don't last, even if said durable, and fabrics have to be retreated time to time.
    I'll try to find some more uncoated...
  9. Oh gosh, I didn't know. Thanks for sharing. I...

    Oh gosh, I didn't know. Thanks for sharing.

    I just thought "lets put a water repellent skin on the side facing the ground so it wont let the morning condensation get into the insulation, and a...
  10. What I've bought so far... - Bunch of...

    What I've bought so far...

    - Bunch of Climashield insulation pieces (133, 167 and 200). They were cheap because they were leftovers, but because of that I'll have to play with various thisnesses...
  11. And about what we got : - 3 hammocks : A brand...

    And about what we got :

    - 3 hammocks : A brand new one, with bug net, the one of my girlfriend. A neat and a "dirty" one, I'll use the neat for our friend's sleep, and the dirty (witch is clean...
  12. Skål Project (Hammock, underquilt, tarp, build and hacks...)

    Hi hangers :)

    In August my girlfriend, a friend and I are going to enjoy a 3 week roadtrip across Denmark, Sweden and Norway. That's why I call that DIY the Skål Project, as skål is the...
  13. I've received 4 of them. First obvious thing,...

    I've received 4 of them. First obvious thing, they are very light.

    Edges are not sharp at all. Tough, it is the dirtiest piece of gear made by Kong I've seen so far... it looks like they have...
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    Thanks for the welcoming :) I keep my harness...

    Thanks for the welcoming :)

    I keep my harness attached to the climbing rope while sleeping, and its attachment point has to be right above the hammock, or away from the tree to not swing back...
  15. I'll be glad to give some feedback, I ordered...

    I'll be glad to give some feedback, I ordered some yesterday. :)

    So far all Kong's stuffs I've tried were efficient and well done, if it doesn't do the job for hammocks I'll have use for climbing,...
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    Greetings from France

    Hi everyone,

    I am a hammock hanger since 10 years. I enjoyed it way before but I became quite used to it a decade ago when I installed one at home and ended sleeping into it every night during...
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    Around the knot the rope isn't doubled, so at...

    Around the knot the rope isn't doubled, so at that point it is 1400 lbs.
    Breakage strenght of a line has to be considered like being the one of its weakest point.
  18. They are not round indeed, but it is made to...

    They are not round indeed, but it is made to receive 7mm ropes and use it as belay. So if it works with a lot of friction I guess it would be OK with a few.
    But if you really want it rounded, it is...
  19. Holly Fiffi : Cheap connexion point (RL, Hammock etc)

    Hi guys :)

    I was looking for some effective, light, neat and cheap metal connexion hook to link my hammock, ridge line and whoopie, and acting as a water stop. Also I would prefer a system that...
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    Salut :) It is indeed good both for my...

    Salut :)

    It is indeed good both for my physiological and psychological health. I wouldn't say it is a perfect solution for everyone, but it looks clear it can be at least for some.

    It had only...
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    Sticky: Latin name for three-toed sloths. It's my...

    Latin name for three-toed sloths.
    It's my treeclimbing nickname as I can take quite a while to get into canopy, as my agility is closest to sloths than monkeys, but I always (mostly) do what I was...
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    Greetings from France

    Hi guys,

    I'm a 42 years old hanger, originally from the south west of France and now living, after 15 years in Paris, in the top North of our map.

    I also am a treeclimber. In 2013 I understood...
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