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  1. Thanks for all the help guys. This, however: ...

    Thanks for all the help guys. This, however:



    is what I was thinking as well. I have slept in it a couple nights, and noticed no ill effects. BUT, that said, the guys would never let me live...
  2. Those fit tight on the silver, male end. My...

    Those fit tight on the silver, male end. My bigger question, though, is whether I should drill and bolt through the end where it is pressed in, or if it may hold me on a long term basis. I know,...
  3. http://www.homedepot.com/s/rubber+chair+tips?NCNI-...

    http://www.homedepot.com/s/rubber+chair+tips?NCNI-5

    These tips are what I have. Couldnt find anything larger to fit on the female end of the pole to prevent damage to floor, and help with...
  4. That was not a poke at you. Just still curious...

    That was not a poke at you. Just still curious is all. Ill find some stock pics.
  5. Thanks. I'll see what I can find. Still curious...

    Thanks. I'll see what I can find. Still curious aboth the slip/male end tho.
  6. Will that stuff hold up?

    Will that stuff hold up?
  7. Wont be able to get that till Im back there in 2...

    Wont be able to get that till Im back there in 2 days. Just think about the silver male end on the ground, all else same
  8. I figure it to be roughly 45lbs static pressure...

    I figure it to be roughly 45lbs static pressure on each leg.
  9. So I have a quick question for you engineer...

    So I have a quick question for you engineer types. I made another of these, but ran into a problem. This one is to be used on an expensive, hard, and smooth floor. Chair leg tips seem to be the...
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    I have a few Tablecloth hammocks, made double...

    I have a few Tablecloth hammocks, made double layer from two of the largest blanks they sell. My wife and I regularly sleep quite comfortably in them. Diagonal, as always, and you have to be...
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    WTB: No, no. Hijack away. Good idea. I made mine...

    No, no. Hijack away. Good idea. I made mine the same way. Interested JToon?
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    WTB: military antenna mast poles

    Does anyone by any chance have any extras? I bought 2 dozen last year, and am in need of 8 more. The guy I bought them from on eBay's store has been hacked, and I cannot get a hold of him. Seems...
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    Same here. I thoroughly research, well,...

    Same here. I thoroughly research, well, everything, and hos were far and away the best bang for your buck. He wont try to upsell you either, talked me down. Very friendly guy ti talk to.
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    Paul at Fountainhead flyfishing is a wealth of...

    Paul at Fountainhead flyfishing is a wealth of knowledge too. His rods get great reviews, and will save you a ton. I just ordered a 12' Caddis fly from him an hour ago.
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    curiosity

    I know this doesnt belong here, but I couldnt get pic to post in PM. Will delete when member views. Sorry!
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    I'm looking for something to trade. PM incoming

    I'm looking for something to trade. PM incoming
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    That is, of course, assuming you have access to a...

    That is, of course, assuming you have access to a thread injector, or as we like to call them, a table mounted electric drive fabric welder.
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    You say your skills aren't up to it, but look at...

    You say your skills aren't up to it, but look at Fronkey's design. I guarantee you can make that. I had never sewn before and his bug net sock was among the first things I made, after my tablecloth...
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    We did San Juan island, the Hoh, Olympic and Mt...

    We did San Juan island, the Hoh, Olympic and Mt Rainier. That state is beyond question the most beautiful place Ive ever been, and the possibilities for outdoor recreation boggle the mind.
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    And THIS, is EXACTLY why when I retire in 8 years...

    And THIS, is EXACTLY why when I retire in 8 years I'm moving to Washington. Spent 3 weeks out there last summer, fell in love instantly.
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    Agreed, beautiful pic.

    Agreed, beautiful pic.
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    Do you, by any chance, know if a Mora clipper...

    Do you, by any chance, know if a Mora clipper will fit in that sheath?
  23. Yup. Made a PLUQ, double layer. Works well. If...

    Yup. Made a PLUQ, double layer. Works well. If need be, I put a wool blanket between layers. Heavy, not for packing, bit warm n comfy!
  24. I did a double out of the "big kahuna"s. I...

    I did a double out of the "big kahuna"s. I folded the ends over though, to make channels, and ended up with an 11 footer. It is huge, takes a lot of bag space, and heavy. BUT, it is the most...
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    I've put mine between layers of a diy tablecloth,...

    I've put mine between layers of a diy tablecloth, worked great! Dont have a temp rating though, never keep track. One layer under is worth two on top!
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    Try all the info here:...

    Try all the info here:
    http://www.tothewoods.net/JeffsHikingPage.html

    or Here:
    http://diygearsupply.com/diy-guides/hammock-guide/
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    Get two of the tablecloth factory 90x132, lay...

    Get two of the tablecloth factory 90x132, lay them perfectly on top of each other, then whip the ends. Thats how I did my last two. Holds me and my wife very comfortably. First one I did is just...
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    My wife and I are very comfortable in a gathered...

    My wife and I are very comfortable in a gathered end out of a double layer large crinkle taffeta tablecloth, 90x132.
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    No worries. Offe.r stands if you change your mind

    No worries. Offe.r stands if you change your mind
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    Well, I have a spool of the good braided mason...

    Well, I have a spool of the good braided mason line in fl yellow. Could do a ridgeline, or tarp tie outs. Have leftover bits of camo ripstop and no see um netting I could whip something up. OOHH,...
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    I'm giving it a real close look right now. I'd...

    I'm giving it a real close look right now. I'd feel comfortable saying that other than the clip, and some pocket lint, it looks like its just out of the box. Its always in a pocket by itself, or at...
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    No, no nicks, scratches or marks of any kind...

    No, no nicks, scratches or marks of any kind anywhere but the clip. It does have fingerprints on the blade, I'll clean it and send new pics if ya like. It is VERY sharp too.
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    Dont know what that thing in front of the spider...

    Dont know what that thing in front of the spider in the pic is. Just looked at pic and saw it, then looked at knife. Its not there, must have been a piece of pocket lint or a wierd flash or...
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    Sorry for crappy cell phone pics

    Sorry for crappy cell phone pics
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    Cool. Aluminum handle, tanto just like link? ...

    Cool. Aluminum handle, tanto just like link? Oh, and does it say made in usa on blade?



    Mine is really good shape as well. The blade and body/handle are near perfect. The pocket clip is...
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    Oh, mines combo edge as well.

    Oh, mines combo edge as well.
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    I've got a spyderco delica 4 in black I'd prob...

    I've got a spyderco delica 4 in black I'd prob trade for it. It has a pocket clip, right?
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    Weight won't be an issue, or packability. I'd...

    Weight won't be an issue, or packability. I'd get a wool blanket, cut to size and just sew it between the layers. Wool does not lose much heat retention due to being compressed, or, not that it...
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    +1:thumbup1:

    +1:thumbup1:
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    GREAT idea. I'd like a little more info on how...

    GREAT idea. I'd like a little more info on how to do the slot/spreader bar. I made one without the spreadert bar, not very comfy or stable. That may fix it!
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    Thats another benefit of my way. Two layers of...

    Thats another benefit of my way. Two layers of jacket under ya, front and back.
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    In the first set of pics I just have my bag of...

    In the first set of pics I just have my bag of extra poles in the hammock to put a little weight in it for demonstration purposes. It conforms a LOT better with an actual living human in it.
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    And both jackets while snapped together roll up...

    And both jackets while snapped together roll up and fit in one bag. AND, I could not set it up and not get in....
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    Sorry it took a while to get to this, been busy.

    Sorry it took a while to get to this, been busy.
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    I too sleep much better in a hammock than a bed. ...

    I too sleep much better in a hammock than a bed. I cant lay still for even an hour in a bed, but do not move all night when hanging.
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    I usually sleep in a 90 wide. I really like the...

    I usually sleep in a 90 wide. I really like the extra floppy material. I sometimes fold it under my head and use it as a pillow, or will pull both sides over me "cocoon" like and use it as a cover.
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    I'd like 4 as well, depending on when u updated

    I'd like 4 as well, depending on when u updated
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    I put together a make shift stand when I hang at...

    I put together a make shift stand when I hang at work all the time. Two step ladders, facing each other, with my ridge pole just laying on top step. Run susp from outside end of pole under step.
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    I'm at firehouse today. Will post some this...

    I'm at firehouse today. Will post some this tomorrow.
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    I actually did 2 of these. The other I use...

    I actually did 2 of these. The other I use similar to the green "lobster" another member posted some time ago. One jacket is placed on backwards, the other, or the bottom one, offers a choice. ...
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