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    Good Job Knotty! I did the same thing to my...

    Good Job Knotty!

    I did the same thing to my original Skookum Stealth rig last spring 2010. I liked the results.

    This is with the top cover on and sides pulled out. You can see the yellow...
  2. Thread: Camoflage?

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    I follow a leave no trace, low-viz impact, blend...

    I follow a leave no trace, low-viz impact, blend with nature rule. I go outdoors seeking solitude and feel it's good woodsmanship to blend into my surroundings for my and the benefit of others as...
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    Well done sir! I Like it! Did all the brush...

    Well done sir! I Like it!

    Did all the brush marks come out of the finish or are they permanent?
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    Straight from Opie... So for most people...

    Straight from Opie...



    So for most people (including me) 1 set (2) 6' whoopies.


    -Skookum
  5. Nicely done sir! -skookum

    Nicely done sir!

    -skookum
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    rict, Before you invest anymore money in...

    rict,

    Before you invest anymore money in another hammock, I strongly suggest trying to make one of the group hangs that were posted above.

    As you can see, this community is heck bent on...
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    Yeah I have checked them out in the past. ...

    Yeah I have checked them out in the past.

    Looks great till you see the shipping charges. They are way out of line IMO. If I remember it's something like $7.99 for the first yard of fabric and a...
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    Sounds like UV dye used in the fabric processing....

    Sounds like UV dye used in the fabric processing. There are UV killer sprays on the market for this.
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    Thanks bro! That was before I added camo...

    Thanks bro!

    That was before I added camo no-seeum netting and a camo top cover. I also tricked it out a bit. I will post the final version once the weather breaks.

    That was my first DIY...
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    sk00kum stealth: ...

    sk00kum stealth:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=330&pictureid=2603

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=330&pictureid=2607
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    Opie, Sent PM Sorry for the delay. 200'...

    Opie,

    Sent PM

    Sorry for the delay.

    200' black

    - Skookum
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    I know it's to late now, but in the future carry...

    I know it's to late now, but in the future carry a heavy duty Stainless Steel Nalgene or similar bottle. Before bed time, boil some water in it, let it cool a bit, put the lid back on good and tight,...
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    The Opie rope-a-thon: 200' Amsteel = 15.3 cents...

    The Opie rope-a-thon: 200' Amsteel = 15.3 cents per foot, $30.55 shipped.

    My local (5 miles away), national dealer: 200' Amsteel =.27 cents per foot, $54.00 not including shipping.

    This is a...
  14. Put me down for: 200', 7/64 Black. I should be...

    Put me down for: 200', 7/64 Black.

    I should be in your system as a prior satisfied customer.

    Thanks a ton bro!
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    I saw that. A 150lb. yearling separated from...

    I saw that.

    A 150lb. yearling separated from a Sow and another yearling charged him on a trail. He took 3 shots at him with Bear spray. Finally got him at 10' away. Yearling took off. He said he...
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    update:

    *Note: 2p and I met last night and looks like we may have reconsidered the drive and going for the round trip flight.

    Yesterday, I gave the Denali NP office a call concerning the 85 diff...
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    Crap! I really wanted to sport my Skookum Stealth...

    Crap! I really wanted to sport my Skookum Stealth DIY hammock! oh well.....
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    good point! :lol:

    good point! :lol:
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    2P! I forgot you were a member here.:cool: ...

    2P! I forgot you were a member here.:cool:

    (guys, give him a hard time as he is a lowly ground dweller)
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    Wow, great info. That's what I was hoping for! I...

    Wow, great info. That's what I was hoping for! I just think so highly of our members here. I brag to people I know about it but they don't get it. Kudos to you.





    I am a serious fisherman....
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    maybe the plan was a little over zealous. We...

    maybe the plan was a little over zealous. We would save a couple hundred $$ a piece by our calculations if driving. We rationalized that we could drive pretty much non-stop in shifts. and get there...
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    Planning an Alaska Denali NP Trip

    Me and my bud (2P, short for 2PBR, short for "2nd Place in a Bear race" :D) have decided to do Denali.

    I have been doing a ton of reading so I know the basics. I was hoping for insights and...
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    Nicely done squire! I liked it.:shades: ...

    Nicely done squire! I liked it.:shades:

    -Skookum
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    THANKS DPLANT! Your a gentleman, scholar and...

    THANKS DPLANT! Your a gentleman, scholar and your posts give me a headache. :shades:





    No, more like this...deleted

    Edit: OK, that picture was just creepy... don't want to end this...
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    Thanks all. I appreciate the kind words. ...

    Thanks all. I appreciate the kind words.

    Kinda hard too man-up with a poked eyeball. The fact that you lose partial vision in your uninjured eye was a new one to me. I was virtually blind and...
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    Yeah, I donated the Wenger Backpack knives....

    Yeah, I donated the Wenger Backpack knives. Really glad you liked them! I have a set and really like them so thought someone else might. Did you find the stowed toothpick and tweezers yet?

    I'm...
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    Ok boys and girls, I'm hitting the road. Be there...

    Ok boys and girls, I'm hitting the road. Be there or be square :cool:
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    Can't wait to see your rig Gargoyle!:boggle: ...

    Can't wait to see your rig Gargoyle!:boggle:




    Breakfast Tuna :mellow:
    Lunch Tuna :glare:
    Dinner Tuna :unsure:
    Late Night Snack: Tuna :eek:
    *and when you get home: Tuna casserole from all...
  29. Sold

    This item has been sold. :)

    -Skookum
  30. Thread: WhoOpie Slingz

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    I'm thinking of writing a steamy little follow-up...

    I'm thinking of writing a steamy little follow-up pocket novel. Title: "Making WhoOpie" or maybe "Cordage Gone Wild".



    Your just jealous that I have 8' sling and yours is only 6'. Sounds like...
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    Yeah, I like that! Very nice! Camo w/ Green...

    Yeah, I like that! Very nice! Camo w/ Green netting looks cool.

    Where did you get your zipper? Are you using shockcord for the tie-outs?

    Gulp, Is that a blood (or pee) stain under the...
  32. Thread: WhoOpie Slingz

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    WhoOpie Slingz

    Little excited and had to share.

    Just got my 8', sleek ,black WhoOpie Slings in the mail. First time I saw Shugs vid demonstration, I knew I had to incorporate them into my stealth rig.

    I put...
  33. Price reduced.

    Price reduced.

    Retails $89.00 - $99.00. I'll let it go for just $50.00 if paid as gift on Paypal. + shipping. (If your going to the Hoosier Hang...no shipping)

    Will consider trade or partial...
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    :woot::thumbup::lol:

    :woot::thumbup::lol:
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    Not to beat a dead Turkey..... I was just...

    Not to beat a dead Turkey.....

    I was just trying to save money for anyone that choose to wear a bit of blaze orange as suggested by the DNR (while they were moving through the woods) but didn't...
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    Very, Very Nice! If your in the mood to...

    Very, Very Nice!

    If your in the mood to answer a few questions sir....

    What fabric did you score from Joann's in the digital camo?
    What hem did you use for the no zipper side between the...
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    Agreed, but I would bet money on the fact that we...

    Agreed, but I would bet money on the fact that we hear a few gobblers Saturday & Sunday Morning. I love that sound. Gobbblbblll!! Nothing like it.
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    I hunt, guide & photograph Wild Turkey. Gooblers...

    I hunt, guide & photograph Wild Turkey. Gooblers (adult males) heads and neck wattles turn bright Red, White & Blue during the mating ritual to attract a Hen (adult females). If you hear a turkey...
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    I have 50 or more Blaze Orange mesh, "pinnies"...

    I have 50 or more Blaze Orange mesh, "pinnies" soccer practice jerseys. They are youth size so are really small. They can be tucked in a pack exposed, worn as a buff, head rag, scarf, etc. Just a...
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    I think it has already been posted, but as a...

    I think it has already been posted, but as a reminder:

    Youth Turkey Hunting Season is April 17 and 18, 2010. As a precaution, I strongly suggest you do not wear red, white, or blue outer wear or...
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    I wasn't suggesting that we list them here.... ...

    I wasn't suggesting that we list them here....

    I meant a private list for the ring leaders to maintain and maybe a Hoosier hang leader contact list for us minions to have.

    Sorry I was vague.
    ...
  42. and up wind....:bored:

    and up wind....:bored:
  43. Thread: give

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    Damn your eyes man!!!!!:mad: (line from young...

    **** your eyes man!!!!!:mad: (line from young Frankenstein)

    There goes my new creation- DIY patchwork Franken-Tarp
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    Should we consider a cell phone list? The...

    Should we consider a cell phone list?

    The group is getting pretty big. Might come in handy for logistical purposes.....

    ....or for a Beer & Pizza - "Group Buy". Question....does Dominos...
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    Skookum if you please :cool: I wasn't...

    Skookum if you please :cool:

    I wasn't concerned till someone mentioned name tags. I didn't want to walk around as "sock-em". Somebody might have taken a swing.....:laugh:

    -Skookum
  46. Eye Candy

    -Added more pics: :shades:




    No neck collar.
    Compresses really well and keeps it's loft. I get it to pack down to approx 6.5 x 13


    I don't have a pic with a compression bag but here...
  47. Thanks for the topo Mule. I GE'd it and it...

    Thanks for the topo Mule.

    I GE'd it and it looks to be a little over 2 miles to the campsite. Is that about right?

    Is the group hanging out there the second day or continuing on and if so to...
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    yea, that's me. :cool: Lots of great people...

    yea, that's me. :cool:

    Lots of great people and great info all over this site if you decide to DIY.

    Get with me if you need any help.

    -Skookum
  49. The North Face Aleutian Bx 20 Degree Sleeping Bag!

    The North Face Aleutian Bx 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

    Brand new - never taken out of box.

    Bought for me for Xmas gift. I already have the exact bag and love it. I waited too long to return it....
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    I likeee! The Black and Red is wicked. Where...

    I likeee! The Black and Red is wicked.

    Where did you get your D rings?

    Do you think you'll add side tie outs? I'm glad I did to my BWDD clone. Worth the extra effort for sure.

    Very nice...
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