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    I think I can help. Search for the winter...

    I think I can help. Search for the winter recliner 11 thread. It's a long thread but if you look through a few pages you'll see the blueprints for the chair that Otter posted.

    Cheers, Mick
  2. Thread: The King Sling

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    I've seen versions of these over the years but...

    I've seen versions of these over the years but I'd like to show you the method I've used for a couple of years. No need to bring anything but a couple of pieces of shock cord. When I'm using a base...
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    I always enjoy seeing your pics Mbiraman. As...

    I always enjoy seeing your pics Mbiraman. As usual I'm envious of your beautiful locale. Thanks for taking us along.

    Mick
  4. I thought I would give a head's up to anyone...

    I thought I would give a head's up to anyone planning to go to the hang at Valen's. It has been closed for a few weeks due to the ice storm in December. There is still no electricity for the...
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    I never thought it was such a bad little tree....

    I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It's not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.


    -Linus
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    Mick aka "the marshmallow man" aka "the hanging...

    Mick aka "the marshmallow man" aka "the hanging phantom" here. I wanted to thank [o]TTeR for another fine quilt to add to my collection. It works better as a tq than it does as a superhero...
  7. Thread: Made a Geodome!

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    Someone mentioned using this in the scouts....

    Someone mentioned using this in the scouts. Here's a link to an extensive thread on just that. There's also some youtube footage of the breakdown of the dome.... here you go
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  8. Thread: anyone on flickr?

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    Mine's there under my handle..... Mick

    Mine's there under my handle.....

    Mick
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    Another great video MM.....I look forward to your...

    Another great video MM.....I look forward to your videos, always informative, great gear reviews and always nice to see your part of the world.

    Mick
  10. Love your videos Brucie.....always interesting...

    Love your videos Brucie.....always interesting and it's nice to see your beautiful part of the world.

    Mick
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    Welcome to the forums from ontario...... ...

    Welcome to the forums from ontario......


    Mick

    A transplanted bluenoser
  12. Excellent trip report......a great adventure,...

    Excellent trip report......a great adventure, thanks for taking us along.
    Love the pics too!

    Mick
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    I also use shockcord .....I connect them to the...

    I also use shockcord .....I connect them to the tieout rings with Dutch's quilt clip....http://www.outdoortrailgear.com/featured/hammock-quilt-clips-and-quilt-hangers/

    Nice and light and unsnaps...
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    Here's Turk's reply when this came up a couple of...

    Here's Turk's reply when this came up a couple of winters ago....




    Here is the link to the whole thread...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=27589
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    That was a great hike....my new snowshoes...

    That was a great hike....my new snowshoes http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/5/SportsRec/WinterSports/Snowshoeing/PRDOVR~0823069P/Faber+Winter+Leisure+Snowshoe.jsp?locale=en worked really well in...
  16. Thread: Nobul1 TQ Project

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    I see that Black Rock gear has a hat made from...

    I see that Black Rock gear has a hat made from Nobulhttp://www.blackrockgear.com/nobul.html so it must have some downproofness to it.....if it's the same weight as the fabric you purchased.....good...
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    I'm very impressed with your creativity here....thanks for doing this....it will make a great memento to keep

    Mick
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    Excellent photos.....thanks for sharing your...

    Excellent photos.....thanks for sharing your hike. I'm really envious of your neighbourhood.

    Mick
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    As a dedicated hammock chair user I love this...

    As a dedicated hammock chair user I love this idea. Great work.
    Have you thought about having a sewn on stuff sack near the thigh area as a way to store phones and such. I have them on my travel...
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    videos

    Here are some great videos to get you started...Ramblinrev did an excellent job ...good luck

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=6802&highlight=Ramblinrev+video

    Mick
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    Looks like you had a great time. The photos are...

    Looks like you had a great time. The photos are great. If I get a chance on one of my maritime visits I've got to camp there. Thanks for sharing your trip.

    Mick
  22. Thread: First DIY TQ

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    Having had the opportunity to test the first...

    Having had the opportunity to test the first otter pelt this past weekend I must say that I am more and more impressed with [o]TTeR's thread injecting skills and meticulous craftmanship. Everyone...
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    Thanks for sharing your overnight with us...

    Thanks for sharing your overnight with us BlazeAway. It looked like a nice, quiet spot to spend the night.
    Seeing people's trip reports from around the world is one of the things I love about this...
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    I use this pad from MEC: ...

    I use this pad from MEC:

    http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442094779&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302701645

    I put it between 2 layers of my mockingbird in...
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    Thanks for sharing your trip with us OutandBack....

    Thanks for sharing your trip with us OutandBack. Great pics too.

    Mick
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    You're welcome Deep Thought. We camped last...

    You're welcome Deep Thought.

    We camped last February and there was no one in the park. It was fantastic.

    Having said that, they have been heavily promoting winter camping at Valen's,...
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    That would be fellow forum member [O]TTeR and...

    That would be fellow forum member [O]TTeR and myself. Here is a link to our January hang at Valens:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=27340

    I think someone may have finished...
  28. Thread: SKAHOw 2K11

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    Great report.....thanks for part 1 ....... but...

    Great report.....thanks for part 1 ....... but you're killing me here.......I need part 2.

    Enough suspense already:rolleyes:

    Mick

    ps great pics too!
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    Thanks for sharing your story with us. It's not...

    Thanks for sharing your story with us. It's not easy to admit mistakes but we've all been there. Live and learn as they say.

    Mick
  30. Thread: Fabrics

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    Hey Hankster747, I use Lens Mills stores for...

    Hey Hankster747,

    I use Lens Mills stores for some materials

    http://www.lensmill.com/stores.html

    I've used them for PU coated ripstop, calendered ripstop, fleece, shock cord, cord locks etc....
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    Welcome to the forums from ontario, Canada. ...

    Welcome to the forums from ontario, Canada.

    Get your wallet out.

    Mick
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    Thanks for sharing your trip with us. It's great...

    Thanks for sharing your trip with us. It's great to see so many members getting out and winter camping. It seems to increase every year.

    Mick
  33. Thread: overnight trip

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    lantern pics

    You'd be welcome anytime Sandpiper. Thanks.



    Thanks Alan, I love the look of a candle lantern, especially in winter with snow. Here's some more.
  34. Thread: overnight trip

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    Thank you all. I never take a trip without...

    Thank you all. I never take a trip without getting a candle lantern shot. Ya just can't go wrong.



    Thanks Shug, I kinda like being the sideshow. We have a reputation in that park. We were...
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    overnight trip

    Fellow forum member [o]TTeR and I decided to spend a night at our local conservation area doing a little car camping and gear test.It was about -4c(24F) during the day and our low for the night was...
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    Hey NickJ, As far as the time of year to come...

    Hey NickJ,

    As far as the time of year to come over I would strongly suggest Aug to Oct. as a better time than the spring..... unless your liked being slowly eaten,piece by piece by Horse flies,...
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    Welcome to the forum Easyriver. I'm originally...

    Welcome to the forum Easyriver. I'm originally from Halifax but have not had a chance to go back and hang there yet.
    There are a few more members from the maritimes on the forum and there has been...
  38. Thread: wtb=coffee cup

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    I use this cup from GSI. ...

    I use this cup from GSI.

    http://www.gsioutdoors.com/products/pdp/infinity_insulated_mug_-_blue/integrated_systems/

    I used it all last winter and found it to hold heat very,very well. It's light...
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    Order#230...... 3s crowsnest.... I feel like a...

    Order#230...... 3s crowsnest.... I feel like a kid at xmas

    Mick
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    There is this option: ...

    There is this option:
    http://www.leevalley.com/US/garden/page.aspx?p=44957&cat=2,40725,45454&ap=3

    From lee valley tools. The picture shows it being used with two sticks in the ground on either...
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    Welcome to the forums Klei42. Your english is...

    Welcome to the forums Klei42. Your english is great, no worries.

    Mick
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    Welcome to the forum Visionmonger.Thanks for the...

    Welcome to the forum Visionmonger.Thanks for the video. You make it look easy to light a fire using flint and steel but as anyone who has ever tried knows, it ain't easy. You've had some practice.
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  43. Thread: Hello eh?

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    Welcome to the forums. I did my first winter...

    Welcome to the forums. I did my first winter camping in a hammock last year. The coldest it got was -16 c but I expect your going to see colder temps in Winterpeg.
    Here is a thread from Beep that...
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    Beautiful photos Trooper. Thanks for sharing your...

    Beautiful photos Trooper. Thanks for sharing your trip.

    Mick
  45. Great report and pics. I love Algonquin in the...

    Great report and pics. I love Algonquin in the fall. Thanks for sharing.

    Mick
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    Hi Tel, Welcome to the forums from Ontario....

    Hi Tel,

    Welcome to the forums from Ontario. Grab a cuppa and prepare to read.

    Mick
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    Great report swampfox. Thanks for sharing. Mick

    Great report swampfox. Thanks for sharing.

    Mick
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    Hi Darwin, Welcome to the forums from Southern...

    Hi Darwin,

    Welcome to the forums from Southern Ontario.

    Some friends and I are also big fans of Ray Mears. His series "Northern Wilderness" should be required viewing for Canadian students....
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    Thanks Shug, I needed that......it seems like forever since your last video. I liked the maple leaf in your hat.... nice touch.

    Mick
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    Thanks for sharing Paul. You're lucky to live in...

    Thanks for sharing Paul. You're lucky to live in such a beautiful place. The pics of the mountains reflecting on the water were fantastic.

    Mick
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