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    Re: "indoor stealth hanging"

    Looking good. . Does the cord get damaged in the hinge though?
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    Re: Hammock rigging in my garden

    Gmcttr, thanks for your comment, though unfortunately a pergola doesn't fit in with my landscaping plans. It is a nice touch though.. laying in the hammock with honeysuckle vines draping off the top...
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    Re: Hammock rigging in my garden

    Thanks, unfortunately running a 'v' line or building a gazibo isn't an option due to space and needing a clear walkway. I'll give this s try and if it doesn't work, well its a lesson for future...
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    Hammock rigging in my garden

    Hi all,

    Im busy landscaping my garden and want to add a means of hanging a hammock from a removable post. My thoughts are to use a scaffolding pole inserted into a concrete hole, the pole being...
  5. Re: 100' Amsteel 7/64 (blue) Any UK Interest?

    Now that's tempting... :-D looking for amsteel (black) what lengths can you get / are you/your wife willing to send?
  6. Re: A sliding toggle (Yes, another suspension idea)

    Ive just given this a try with 10mm aluminium round bar.. cut it to 50mm long and drilled a 3.5mm hole through the centre of it, from one side to the other.. it worked a charm.. (thank you to the...
  7. Re: ACU Ripstop Nylon or a Completed Hammock for Sale!

    Whoops wrong button
  8. Re: ACU Ripstop Nylon or a Completed Hammock for Sale!

    Thanks for the update.. been a popular offer..
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    Nice... liking the idea... think I may have a play

    Nice... liking the idea... think I may have a play
  10. So far 4 interested.. any more out there?

    So far 4 interested.. any more out there?
  11. Im up for a hang.. work in retail so dates are a...

    Im up for a hang.. work in retail so dates are a last minute thing for me.. Galloway forrest is prob central for both sides of the border.. anyone coming from the highlands?
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    Im open to a group hang.. relatively new to...

    Im open to a group hang.. relatively new to hammocks myself and always good to meet like minded people.. Galloway forrest for a hang?
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    Good luck with it all.. count me in :-D

    Good luck with it all.. count me in :-D
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    Welcome from s fellow Scottish hanger.. you've...

    Welcome from s fellow Scottish hanger.. you've already nailed some good spots there, can hang just about anywhere just be carefull of young pines.. they hurt and drip sap all over your tarp and...
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    Still getting used to this.. forgot to add the...

    Still getting used to this.. forgot to add the quote to my last post
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    Thanks, I cant take the credit though.. like all...

    Thanks, I cant take the credit though.. like all other good ideas I got this from someone else. Nice and easy to get your shoes on in the morning though.
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    I push two sticks into the ground to finish about...

    I push two sticks into the ground to finish about the same height as my hammock when im in it, then put a shoe/boot on each.. keept them handy, off the ground and beasty free.. also allows them to...
  18. For a knot to tie the amsteel to the webbing how...

    For a knot to tie the amsteel to the webbing how about a double sheet bend? It can be tied at any point up your webbing.. or as your amsteel is already looped, tie your marlin spike hitch and loop...
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    Very generous offer.. Thank you.. count me in...

    Very generous offer.. Thank you.. count me in please
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    Looks great! I'm working on my own hammock just...

    Looks great! I'm working on my own hammock just now.. then a tarp and then I may play with an underquilt.. did you taper the ends of your underquilt? Or keep them square?
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    Welcome from Bonnie Scotland :-)

    Welcome from Bonnie Scotland :-)
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    Sounds like some good finds.. keep us updated...

    Sounds like some good finds.. keep us updated with pics
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    The patchwork is purely for experimental purposes...

    The patchwork is purely for experimental purposes (unless it works better than I expect). Hoping to get a trial tomorrow, so will keep you informed.
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    Thanks all.. ive just finished stitching a load...

    Thanks all.. ive just finished stitching a load of scraps together to give me a sheet of material to play with (old parachute) so will give a few things a try before committing to a fresh sheet and...
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    So a longer hammock would make a more comfortable...

    So a longer hammock would make a more comfortable lie? I'll have to give it a try. Thank you
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    Im using a DD hammock, dual layer with netting....

    Im using a DD hammock, dual layer with netting. 2.8m I think..

    But its probably just me, im a strange creature when it comes to sleeping :)
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    Ive used seam sealers to bond patches to a pu...

    Ive used seam sealers to bond patches to a pu coated nylon for tent repairs, as the sealant is silicon based I'd assume it'll hold on any dwr treated fabric.

    Like above though, something that...
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    Thanks for all the info.. I'll give it a try and...

    Thanks for all the info.. I'll give it a try and let you all know how i get on with it.

    Thought id ask incase it was an old tried and tested design thats failed.. lol

    As for the diagonal lie,...
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    Hammock design question

    Hi all..

    I'm thinking of making my own hammock and got thinking.. instead of pulling in the entire width of the hammock to the ends what whould happen if you cut a few triangles out the fabric...
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    Sticky: Thanks for this.. setting out yo diy my own tarp...

    Thanks for this.. setting out yo diy my own tarp just now so a great thread to find..
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    Just a thought.. im thinking of making my own...

    Just a thought.. im thinking of making my own hammock and found this thread interesting. It got me thinking though.. instead of pulling in the entire width of the hammock to the ends what whould...
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    Sticky: I chose Survival Student as I enjoy pushing...

    I chose Survival Student as I enjoy pushing myself, learning new skills and getting out in the great outdoors. it's my firm belief that we are all survival experts in our home town areas, we've been...
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    I'm in thanks. was really easy to use and enter....

    I'm in thanks. was really easy to use and enter. brilliant item too, never knew it existed until now.
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    Thanks for that, dont know where I got the top...

    Thanks for that, dont know where I got the top quilt from, my apologies. . For the under quilt I can fully understand how the cut would restrict loft.
    I would assume though then that the outer face...
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    I dont know about the specific brand your talking...

    I dont know about the specific brand your talking about but I do know about down sleeping bags and clothing (same rules should apply).

    All down is not created equal. . Down comes in various...
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    I'm toying with the uq idea though have no...

    I'm toying with the uq idea though have no problems with my ccf mat except bulk. I've already destroyed an old sleeping bag trying to diy a uq but im going to try again, when I perfect it, I've got a...
  37. thank you for the replies, ok the straps i...

    thank you for the replies,

    ok the straps i now understand, 25mm polyester webbing is in order,

    I've been doing a quick amount of research on the whoopie slings, seen a few videos and read a...
  38. Looking to change my hanging options

    Hi All,

    I'm new to the forum and relatively new to the idea of whoopie slings and straps to hang my hammock. I'm used to hanging mainly in my DD hammock with the supplied cordage which I wrap...
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    Sticky: what made me a hanger

    hello all, this is my story of how my hanging days started..

    it all started years ago, though I've only been hanging recently..

    when I was a young boy in the Scouting movement i was...
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