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    Add three more to each long edge. Evenly spaced....

    Add three more to each long edge. Evenly spaced. The extra tie outs weigh an oz. or two more but will allow you to fold the ends in, creating doors.
    Panel pulls are nice. Place those higher up than...
  2. Just take into consideration all seam and hem...

    Just take into consideration all seam and hem allowances, plus loft.
    48+ each side hem+ loft. Hem width will vary on your technique. ~54" rounding up.
    Treat the length in the same manner. Whether...
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    Markers aren't permanent long term. Paint...

    Markers aren't permanent long term.
    Paint flakes off, dyes don't grab.
    I've tried a lot of different ideas, no luck.
    The best one can do is put their design on a different (printable) fabric and...
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    Woodtwigg The toggle used in the op was big and...

    Woodtwigg
    The toggle used in the op was big and in our never ending quest for lighter and smaller the idea faded.
  5. Tarps need to be waterproof. Hammocks ( for best...

    Tarps need to be waterproof.
    Hammocks ( for best results) need to be breathable or you will end up with condensation/ sweat pooling in the non-breathable fabric.

    Two small tarps and two hammocks...
  6. AHE could sew on doors, ask him? Other...

    AHE could sew on doors, ask him?

    Other options-
    Trash bag- toss all extra gear in. Including your pack.
    Hang your pack- since most gear is hanging, simply clip your pack to the head end under...
  7. It's heavy but it can work. Shock cord to hang a...

    It's heavy but it can work.
    Shock cord to hang a quilt is best. It allows for movement. You can add loops midway to pull the quilt up. You'll run this midway sc over the rl. Then clip or unclip as...
  8. Adding two feet to one end would be easier. And...

    Adding two feet to one end would be easier. And binding a length of grosgrain in the seam would provide more strength. I'd also add gg to the edge hems.
    Adding the net...I'd do the same thing,...
  9. Stitching keeps the buries in place when the loop...

    Stitching keeps the buries in place when the loop isn't under tension.

    You can get away without the stitch but run a chance of them coming undone. Not fun if your back in the woods. The stitch...
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    Use it as is, it's a pillow. You other option...

    Use it as is, it's a pillow.
    You other option may be to deflate the pad completely, use an iron on low or medium and reheat the adhesive as you run the iron over it. It may reset the fabric to the...
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    Relieve the tension on the tarp by instaking it. ...

    Relieve the tension on the tarp by instaking it.
    Under tension the prussik is stubborn/impossible to move.
    Pinching the prussik from the opposite side ( ie pinch from left and slide towards the...
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    Poison ivy is another concern. Keep your straps...

    Poison ivy is another concern.
    Keep your straps separate from your hammock fabric when packed.
    Shug said it best, bag 'em up.
  13. I expected sleeveless..

    I expected sleeveless..
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    WITHDRAWN: BB lefty I'll take it.

    BB lefty
    I'll take it.
  15. Thread: For Sale

    by gargoyle
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.p...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/28-For-Sale
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    Straw Blow gun Blow tube for fire starter Club...

    Straw
    Blow gun
    Blow tube for fire starter
    Club pesky racoons
    Musical instrument
    Wind chimes
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    Old school tricks like tissue paper dont work...

    Old school tricks like tissue paper dont work well in outdoor gear. Any TP left in the seam/hem will collect moisture, leak or mold. Avoid completely
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    I'm much better looking on the radio. :blush:

    I'm much better looking on the radio. :blush:
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    Wow, thanks everybody. Scale mini models are...

    Wow, thanks everybody.
    Scale mini models are tough to get the feel of the real deal. Unless you can shrink yourself down too.

    Lots of extra seams, hikerdelita. Tricky seams. Tough to say how the...
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    Poll: Firepit location. N 39 02.517 W 086 18.279

    Firepit location.
    N 39 02.517
    W 086 18.279
  21. WITHDRAWN: 72 hours to edit op, IIRC.

    72 hours to edit op, IIRC.
  22. Thread: "New Posts"

    by gargoyle
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    Exactly!

    Exactly!
  23. Yes the shockcord trick works. Anything that...

    Yes the shockcord trick works.
    Anything that snugs the quilt up helps. Shug added a sc that clips to his rl. Any of the 4 season quilts usually need extra uumph to keep them snug. Either the vendor...
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    100094 100095 Check your local hunting store....

    100094 100095

    Check your local hunting store. http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/allen-company-instant-roof-treestand-umbrella/pid-29387 $19.00

    You can diy a standard umbrella as well.
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    And have a good bail out plan. And a snowplow.

    And have a good bail out plan. And a snowplow.
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    Flip it...and call it an ambidextrous tarp. :)...

    Flip it...and call it an ambidextrous tarp. :)
    Seam seal ALL stitches and tie outs.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/91021-Seams-Flat-felled-vs-DIYGS-Hybrid?highlight=french
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    Only 5 hammocks? :rolleyes:

    Only 5 hammocks? :rolleyes:
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    xtrek's video gives details on your footbox. ...

    xtrek's video gives details on your footbox.
    Make your footbox, match the foot end dimension's of your quilt to your footbox's dimensions. Sew the two together.

    ...
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    A bunch of trip reports in the trip report forum.

    A bunch of trip reports in the trip report forum.
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    Standard quilts will work. Your body is what...

    Standard quilts will work. Your body is what needs insulating, not the hammock.
    Your new set up will need the usual tweaking and adjustments to properly fit. The UQ suspension is elastic to...
  32. You're never alone. WE are your hammock family....

    You're never alone.
    WE are your hammock family.
    99498
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    Ice storm/freezing rain conditions happened at...

    Ice storm/freezing rain conditions happened at the 2012 Winter group hang in Ludington MI.

    All tarps were encrusted in a glaze of crispy ice. The tarps easily weighed three or four times their...
  34. :lol: :boggle:

    :lol: :boggle:
  35. After your completely done. The stitching will...

    After your completely done. The stitching will also be sealed this way.

    Some have experienced a stickiness if the diy treatment is prior to fabrication.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/47186-Does-anyone-remember-hammock-stand-extensions?p=659565&viewfull=1#post659565
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    bump Its that time...

    bump
    Its that time...
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    1780 or 1880??:lol:

    1780 or 1880??:lol:
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/27048-HF-Member-Dispersal-Spreadsheet
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    ^what red said You may need to deconstruct the...

    ^what red said
    You may need to deconstruct the bag completely, including the bottom?
    Prior to undoing the bag, pin all mods in place.
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    Right, It isnt available anymore. The one you...

    Right, It isnt available anymore. The one you linked is not the jacket in question.
    Other options are more expensive.
    Some may be available from members who bought too many? Or hit up your local...
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    I feel for Hickery... 96823

    I feel for Hickery...
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    You can make one end with shockcord, knotted off...

    You can make one end with shockcord, knotted off leaving a very small opening. Other side with cord and cordlock.
    I made many that way.

    Caution on the pocket...if your straps have sap, poison...
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    Good karma, as usual. :thumbup1:

    Good karma, as usual. :thumbup1:
  45. 9650296501965029650196502 My Therapist won't...

    9650296501965029650196502

    My Therapist won't let me talk about it..
  46. Ouch Joe. Get well!!

    Ouch Joe. Get well!!
  47. Bouvier quilt. :lol: 96222

    Bouvier quilt. :lol:
    96222
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    What are your static ropes made from? Polyester...

    What are your static ropes made from?
    Polyester or nylon? Polyester core? Nylon outer?

    I will ask again. Show us (by us, I mean the entire forum) some statistics, a website, anything, that backs...
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    If I buy $10,000 worth, whats my...

    If I buy $10,000 worth, whats my discount??:cool::jj:

    Congrats Paul and the entire team at AHE.
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    Nylon webbing is static..????? Show me some...

    Nylon webbing is static..?????

    Show me some stats on your opinion, please.
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