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  1. 12' Winter Tarp Kit Build - Please work on instructions

    Here are my efforts making my first kit tarp

    https://youtu.be/NF53rzEmtcM

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    Another way to work this is to buy used. Buy...

    Another way to work this is to buy used. Buy Quality. Probably not super ethical but I figure if you bought used and only use it say a time or two re-sell it for what you purchased it for and all...
  3. FS: Really Nice Quilt - ***PRICE DROP*** ...

    Really Nice Quilt - ***PRICE DROP***
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  4. I would recommend the one piece - It really isn't...

    I would recommend the one piece - It really isn't that much of a hassle

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  5. Well I'm pretty bummed I tried to get on this...

    Well I'm pretty bummed I tried to get on this thing on a couple different platforms and it was restricted every time I don't know if it's me but....

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    Take a peek at these links but these are several...

    Take a peek at these links but these are several links to *Bear Managment - *Food Storage - *General Practices

    https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/nature/bear-management.htm
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  7. FS: 0* Carolina Reaper Loco Libre Under Quilt

    Helping out a friend battling the Big C. He won't be needing his gear anymore and is looking to off set his medical bills. I will be driving to get his UQ Tomorrow so I won't be able to ship until...
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    NeighborhoodNinja - much abliged - order placed...

    NeighborhoodNinja - much abliged - order placed and hopefully waiting

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    can't see it but that's me doing my happy dance!!...

    can't see it but that's me doing my happy dance!! Maybe my Synthetic UC problems are done :)
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    Where do you source your cord, or what is the...

    Where do you source your cord, or what is the brand if you don't mind. I have a Synthetic UQ I made out of double layrs of 7.5 climashield and the shock cord I got for it isn't strong enough to...
  11. I probably should have clarified but my earlier...

    I probably should have clarified but my earlier comment was not directed at you - your line of questions - we share

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  12. You kill me! Not only funny, probably necessary...

    You kill me! Not only funny, probably necessary but........
    Now you're gone and done it [emoji12]

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  13. That's something I have been pretty skeptical...

    That's something I have been pretty skeptical about too?
    If only we could see how Dirtbag Hiker Pitched his set up....
    I wonder where we could check...
    Ohh yeah we just have to watch his video -...
  14. Poll: funny way of asking if you prefer to shop at like...

    funny way of asking if you prefer to shop at like say wally world since you only have to "shop" there and all of your basic needs are done or are your needs highly specific and require you (maybe you...
  15. I get that the dyneema being thicker would be...

    I get that the dyneema being thicker would be stronger I think my question was more about the mylar sandwich they use. As I originally stated in this - I am not an engineer and do not understand the...
  16. Poll: Yeah pretty much if your outdoor shopping is...

    Yeah pretty much if your outdoor shopping is hammock related or if you I guess compartmentalize it - ex. REI is kind of a onestop shop that has a lot of different things mostly outdoor related and a...
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    Ohh man please film that or at take pics! ...

    Ohh man please film that or at take pics! Awesome concept [emoji108]

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  18. Phenomenal analysis - I certainly am not...

    Phenomenal analysis - I certainly am not enginerically (I do make up words though [emoji849]) inclined nor knowledgable in the construction of DCF, however, I do feel this is on point.
    How do you...
  19. Excellent break down. Very helpful and correct...

    Excellent break down. Very helpful and correct me if I am wrong but... - To perhaps summarize; you feel DCF (Cuben Fiber) is not well suited to windy(ier) situations where sustained winds with...
  20. Simply for comparative aspects - what were the...

    Simply for comparative aspects - what were the specific conditions? I am hoping to draw comparisons if possible.

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  21. As cmc4free said I don't take much stock in FB...

    As cmc4free said I don't take much stock in FB but the thread here and there are nearly identical in what happened. Since nobody cares about FB I will just relate my recollection;
    Same situation...
  22. Here is his thread where he talked about it -...

    Here is his thread where he talked about it - Dirtbag Hiker I believe;
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/157235-Winter-Storm-at-3500-ft-on-Hunter-Mt-in-Catskills-NY/page4
  23. Suggestion: Add groups related to group hangs

    No clue if this is easy or hard to do just a suggestion;

    Once a call for a group hang is posted, rather than have this be another thread can't you have a group created? Benefit I see in this is...
  24. Poll: Gear Purchasing - Centered around hammocks or nay

    I have a curious question that has been bugging me for the duration of my hanging experience. I have always wondered if the majority of folks here purchase gear centered around their endeavour of...
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    You message box is full - Any chance you can just...

    You message box is full - Any chance you can just post instructions on this post?
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    Sticky: Rick is there any reason we only show like 25...

    Rick is there any reason we only show like 25 members on the map? I remember seeing thousands a while back.
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    Question - since you removed the sheathing I...

    Question - since you removed the sheathing I assume you might be able to spice this stuff through say 7/64th amsteel? Thought on this is that it is more protected and less likely to tangle if it is...
  28. DCF Tarps - Structurally stronger than Sil-Poly?

    There have been a number of reports lately - here and on FB - chronicling the failure of the DCF Tarps in high wind. I have been curious about this for some time which coupled with cost has...
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    Fret not Paul. Your tried and true customers get...

    Fret not Paul.
    Your tried and true customers get you and the new ones will as well. I know that Spigver utilizes your gear as do several other YT folks, all to my knowledge share my opinion with...
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    I recommend using the "triangle thingies" that...

    I recommend using the "triangle thingies" that are outlined in this post below but to give a quick over view - You manufacture two triangle pieces that fit over you CRL - then the suspension attaches...
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    Loco libre too Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

    Loco libre too

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    I hate to admit it but the post about losing the...

    I hate to admit it but the post about losing the hammock means losing the insulation - this would be my hesitation. I too have never washed my UQ for exactly same reason.

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    Didn't bury the pot but the second night that's...

    Didn't bury the pot but the second night that's what I did. I took a 2 burner Coleman since I Pulked in

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    Snow hole - My area had 4'6" deep at camp so I...

    Snow hole - My area had 4'6" deep at camp so I figured I had plenty insulation but the SS bottles may have doomed me. I took the pot (large) in the picture and melted snow by the second night and...
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    No expert here but friction wear would be a...

    No expert here but friction wear would be a concern I would have for the longevity of the tarp. Wind would make the tarp "move" along that channel and would - IMO - wear through either the channel,...
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    Yeah that picture was taken from the trailhead. ...

    Yeah that picture was taken from the trailhead. It is a plowed parking area and the road is plowed very well as this is a state highway - The picture is taken probably a less than a mile and a half...
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    I have the aether 85 lt and it is IMHO perfect...

    I have the aether 85 lt and it is IMHO perfect for winter camping - 65-70lbs has been my limit to date.
    I overpack though with at least double redundancy on stuff in the winter. Kinda have to if...
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    Nice - might just have to join. Sent from my...

    Nice - might just have to join.

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    My phone will give you suggested "stylized"...

    My phone will give you suggested "stylized" photos. This was from this trip. I never zoomed in this close but my phone came up with it. I thought it was...
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    Colorado's got you covered Sent from my Pixel...

    Colorado's got you covered

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    Perhaps when you get better you can freehand it...

    Perhaps when you get better you can freehand it but that's the way I've always done it. I don't find those attachments for the presser foot useful As they tend to wander on me especially if the...
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    Hola amigo + happy hanging Sent from my Pixel...

    Hola amigo + happy hanging

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    Careful [emoji3061] The RSBTR rabbit hole is...

    Careful [emoji3061] The RSBTR rabbit hole is deeper and more expensive than the hf dot net rabbit hole.
    If $ isn't an issue and weight isn't a huge factor - IMHO make the hammock wider than 60" - I...
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    Georgous

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  45. Absolutely Stunning!! Sawtooths? Sent from my...

    Absolutely Stunning!! Sawtooths?

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  46. I wish I could do that. Wisconsin is where my...

    I wish I could do that. Wisconsin is where my granddad used to live and where a lot of my family still is. But I live here in Colorado. The Madison area is really cool That's where my granddad was...
  47. This is AWESOME!! You made that for you cat? ...

    This is AWESOME!! You made that for you cat? Phenomenal!!
    I made gear for our boxer shortly after we rescued him, but not THIS COOL!!

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  48. Yet to find a favorite for beauty but this was...

    Yet to find a favorite for beauty but this was fun and picturesque on my last forey. Probably the snow and the narrow FS road but love it.
    My family has a cabin ontop of the Uncompagre Plateau just...
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    I think OP meant "O*" not 0% Sent from my...

    I think OP meant "O*" not 0%

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    @TallPaul I think you are talking about my camera...

    @TallPaul I think you are talking about my camera bag (yellow tan) and the GoPro mounted on a stick/tripod mount. The camera and tripod are on top of the bag. I had a second set of base layers...
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