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  1. Great bit of information! Thanks for the post. ...

    Great bit of information! Thanks for the post.

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  2. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    it was what the OP called it....not you....sorry...

    it was what the OP called it....not you....sorry

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  3. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    lol....it wasn't the drawing....it was what you...

    lol....it wasn't the drawing....it was what you called it! Now I gotta look at the pik.....hey, all kidding aside, it's fun trying new ideas. Good luck with it.

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  4. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    I know you didn't really use rope...did you? Lol...

    I know you didn't really use rope...did you? Lol

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    I use electrical butt connectors. Gotta make my...

    I use electrical butt connectors. Gotta make my CL's smaller....the picture shows the prototype.
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    Looks real nice, Hornca. I use 5/8" OD x 4" PEX...

    Looks real nice, Hornca. I use 5/8" OD x 4" PEX with a small lanyard. I need to cut it down to 3".
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    Other than yellow....perfect!!!

    Well... now I'll be able to make up those CL's I needed in a color other than yellow!
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    That's great. Glad it worked out for you.

    That's great. Glad it worked out for you.
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    Did you see this? Wonder if another set of...

    Did you see this? Wonder if another set of hiking poles could eliminate the tree?
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1912989

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    How did it feel hanging in it? I understand what...

    How did it feel hanging in it? I understand what Silver S is saying but I see folks here on the HF hanging from diy stands. Check them out. To me they seem to be about the same height as your...
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    Oneclick, after reading your post about how good...

    Oneclick, after reading your post about how good weather follows you, you shouldn't have to worry about precip on the pack! :) I'd just worry about the results of eating buritos... ;)


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    I cover my hammock with a tarp to keep me and...

    I cover my hammock with a tarp to keep me and everything underneath dry, so I'll use a pack cover to keep my pack dry. And you are right, it has multiple uses.
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    thanks! Can understand not liking...

    thanks!


    Can understand not liking prussiks...but I'm ok with them. Yes, the "heat-shrink butt connector" will be easy to loose, though I do this on the CL on my hammock ends and haven't lost...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    I believe that's the one..... He does have good...

    I believe that's the one..... He does have good ideas and I like pine cones but only in the fire and not in......you get the picture. Thanks for including the list you found online.
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    Excellent advice! A few years ago I found an...

    Excellent advice! A few years ago I found an freebie ebook about backpacking and how to reduce some weight. I only downloaded it just to see what the author had to say and not so much me going that...
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    Nice work, my friend.

    Nice work, my friend.
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    I am trying to shave some weight but I'm not too...

    I am trying to shave some weight but I'm not too serious....yet. I know two things I could change and that is my UQ and TQ. I made them out of CS apex when I first got serious about hammock...
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    You're welcome! I think you are doing it...

    You're welcome!

    I think you are doing it because you are curious....you may find you can improve on a technique that some folks say "Impossible!" Have fun testing new ideas.
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    since we are trying to reduce weight........Tater...

    since we are trying to reduce weight........Tater Tots!
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    LOL

    LOL
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    I always find I packed too many snack bars at the...

    I always find I packed too many snack bars at the end of the trip.
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    I like your thinking TallPaul!

    I like your thinking TallPaul!
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    Don't stop there....

    Don't stop there....
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    All I can say my friend is "lighten up"....lol

    All I can say my friend is "lighten up"....lol
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    LOL....at least a couple of hundred yards.....

    LOL....at least a couple of hundred yards.....
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    Signifigant weight saver.....sorta

    Greetings all....yesterday I modified my CRL and dropped the weight by one mini-biner:confused:
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    Today I made mods to the tarp which reduced it's weight by 2-heavy plastic triangles and 2...
  28. FT: Trade has been completed. Levi Tate sending...

    Trade has been completed. Levi Tate sending Zing-it. He declined offer to trade. Great folks here on HF.
  29. FT: Trade complete..... Thanks

    Trade complete..... Thanks
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    Is this what you mean....? 167851 Please...

    Is this what you mean....?
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    Please note: Don't attach whoopies to toggles as shown in the drawing!!! You've been warned!!!

    If this is what you are talking about, I tried something...
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    Nice idea! What type of tree is that? Thank you

    Nice idea! What type of tree is that? Thank you
  32. FT: Some scraps of 1.9 ripstop, mossie netting and silnylon for....

    Hey all.....I'm looking for some 1.75mm Zing-it in any color except yellow to make up a half a dozen CL's. I need about 120". I don't know what a fair trade would be, but I could provide enough...
  33. Not suggesting you use it. HYOH and thanks for...

    Not suggesting you use it. HYOH and thanks for the comment.
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    Nice setup, Baka Dasai... I use the evoloop on my...

    Nice setup, Baka Dasai... I use the evoloop on my straps....work great! Right now I'm using mini-biners for attaching my tarp to the CRL. I've got an idea for attaching them in a different...
  35. Thanks Winnie. Putting the label on the hand was...

    Thanks Winnie. Putting the label on the hand was the most critical part of the illustration. ;)

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  36. ISTHBDB or I'm Sure This Has Been Done Before... hardwareless CRL

    After reading Baka Dasai's excellent post the other day about his no hardware CRL I got to thinking....hmmmm. What I came up with is just a partial no hardware CRL.....this may have already been...
  37. I've been following this. There have been a few...

    I've been following this. There have been a few times when I just can't get it like I think it should be. I still sleep in it and am ok but I know if it was closer to being "right" I'd feel better...
  38. Thread: Breathable Pad?

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    I've used a pad off and on when not getting the...

    I've used a pad off and on when not getting the uq set right....feel a cold spot so it was easier to suppliment with pad than adjusting uq at 2 am. I have never felt so "moist" to not use a pad...
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    elastic hair ties.... Sent from my XT1031...

    elastic hair ties....

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    I admire your comment....I learn from folks like...

    I admire your comment....I learn from folks like you....GB

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  41. Thread: Back yard setup

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    great idea....wonder if setting the 4x's at a...

    great idea....wonder if setting the 4x's at a slight angle out instead of vertical would be of some use?

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    Lotsa good reading here. I have saved $$ by DIY...

    Lotsa good reading here. I have saved $$ by DIY a good portion of my gear, not sure about weight savings, no scales!....like gillygilligan mentioned above about down scaring him....I don't know if...
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    Actually I was just kidding......

    Actually I was just kidding......
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    You don't mention what type of bugnet you have...

    You don't mention what type of bugnet you have but if it isn't zipped and hangs loose like a Fronkey type of bn, how about a side pouch to store it?

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    Great! Tnx again!!

    Great! Tnx again!!
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    tnx GadgetUK437...I'll check it out. Sent from...

    tnx GadgetUK437...I'll check it out.

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    Phantom Grappler....I have Ashleys but it's put...

    Phantom Grappler....I have Ashleys but it's put away in storage. Honestly, I didn't know he had one named that in his book.....the "what knot" I mention is a knot that isn't a knot.....it's what you...
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    referring to the "what knot" I mentioned....I'd...

    referring to the "what knot" I mentioned....I'd say at least 50% of the slip renters at the marina where I work make their boats off with a "what knot". :(

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    One knot not mentioned is the "what knot". :) ...

    One knot not mentioned is the "what knot". :)

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    Tugboat hitch finished with a slippery...

    Tugboat hitch finished with a slippery half-hitch....assuming what you're using is really long.... :)
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