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    Just put a piece of tape over the zipper toggle...

    Just put a piece of tape over the zipper toggle and you should be fine. The Amok pad goes in a sleeve in the hammock so that will add some protection.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/qUq01fUeRbs
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    Always abhored mowing that lower yard. Put the...

    Always abhored mowing that lower yard. Put the work in now to do less work later!


    Haaa....depends on who you ask~~~ Thankee.



    I've had about 8 people stop by to ask for my card. I told...
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    The new footbox is nice. Really open. Shug

    The new footbox is nice.
    Really open.
    Shug
  4. I feel you still need to stake out your tarp from...

    I feel you still need to stake out your tarp from the extenders down to the ground.
    Also, take another look at at the set-up instructions for the...
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    I may try stoveless some trip this Summer if it...

    I may try stoveless some trip this Summer if it is really hot ......shall see....shall see. More than likely not though.


    Thanks for the good words. Last two weeks I have single-handedly...
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    Right goodie this post. That young feller is...

    Right goodie this post.
    That young feller is learning a very handy skill.
    Whoooooo Buddy))))
    Shug
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    Mine have lasted a long long time. Just dry them...

    Mine have lasted a long long time. Just dry them out after a trip and speak kindly to them.
    Shug
    Tarp Whisperer
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    Fair Dinkum....looks like a right goodie of a...

    Fair Dinkum....looks like a right goodie of a time down there from up here.


    Ahhhh....becoming a one-wheeled wonder! Good on ye'
  9. Thread: TARPS

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    Make sure to get it centered properly and an 11'...

    Make sure to get it centered properly and an 11' tarp will work just fine with 11' hammock. That is what I use all the time.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/mIgeO186g-4
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    Thanks BB. Not wanted to camp of late as so hot...

    Thanks BB. Not wanted to camp of late as so hot and humid here, plus my daughter is home. Also I popped the lid of a o' works and have started a front yard landscaping project I've wanted to do for...
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    Good to hear from you stairguy~~~ Been a while.

    Good to hear from you stairguy~~~
    Been a while.
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    Utility line or even some paracord will work....

    Utility line or even some paracord will work. Stretches a bit but works.

    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o
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    Elastic loops and...

    Elastic loops and toggles...https://dutchwaregear.com/product/tactical-toggle/.
    Or binder clips.
    Shug
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    There is a set for sale right now on...

    There is a set for sale right now on here......https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/158885-MountainGoat-Snakeskinis-for-11ft-tarp
    Shug
  15. That is a nice route. Twin poopers....class!...

    That is a nice route. Twin poopers....class!
    Ahhh, I miss the old days were you rarely ever had to share a campsite. Such is evolution of a trail and the SHT is getting popular.
    Shug
  16. Thread: Swingers

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    The Swing is the Thing~~~~ Personally I so enjoy...

    The Swing is the Thing~~~~ Personally I so enjoy the swing.
    Got Greenbean the New 2.0 on the backyard right now as my daughter asked if I could hook her up. This is a first!
    Got a rope tied to...
  17. Here is an 11' tarp on mine with no extra poles....

    Here is an 11' tarp on mine with no extra poles.
    Try any tarp and as long as hammock ends are covered you'll be good.
    Shug
    ...
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    I don't think amsteel is the best rope to tie a...

    I don't think amsteel is the best rope to tie a Beckett with. Might be too slippery.
    Better to use a strap.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/7HHncxp_SvA
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    It has been done. But keep in mind to make sure...

    It has been done. But keep in mind to make sure to set it up so you have no gaps.....https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=sleeping+bag+to+underquilt
    Have fun and carry forth.....
    Shug
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    Welcome to the hammock quest. I lived in...

    Welcome to the hammock quest.
    I lived in Charlotte from 4th grade through College.
    Coulwood Hills. West side. West Meck High class of 1976
    Sisters still live there.
    Still love going to the Open...
  21. Thread: Busted bug net

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    Get out the needle and thread and just hand sew...

    Get out the needle and thread and just hand sew it or darn it. Sometimes I just use Gorilla tape on each side of the hole.
    Shug
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    Always happens on the tarps that I have with...

    Always happens on the tarps that I have with Linelocks on ridgeline.
    Tie a slippery half hitch behind it and it'll hold....
  23. Hello you thespian you, Enjoy the hammock quest....

    Hello you thespian you, Enjoy the hammock quest.
    To your queries....no, a double layer is not required for a pad.
    My Hammock and Pad playlist for your...
  24. Thread: Ridgeline sling?

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    Ooops!....minus the zipper.

    Ooops!....minus the zipper.
  25. I am sold!

    I am sold!
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    I heard a couple inches longer and a couple...

    I heard a couple inches longer and a couple inches wider in an email from Derek.
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    More Canton~~~~ The two biners it comes with...

    More Canton~~~~


    The two biners it comes with weigh 4.39 ounces for both.
    The Haven tarp with supplied cords weighs about 18 ounces so replacing with dutch biners which weight .32 ounce for one...
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    Pretty flat lay...... Shug 181311

    Pretty flat lay......
    Shug

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    Here ya' go...... 181312 181310

    Here ya' go......
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    181310
  30. Thread: Ridgeline sling?

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    Yes, I do......go to 8:27 in the video to see it....

    Yes, I do......go to 8:27 in the video to see it.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/ePQoisZWRRY
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    I got the new updated pad and tarp (no leaks now)...

    I got the new updated pad and tarp (no leaks now)

    The pad is 24" wide. R Value of 4.

    Shug

    181309


    https://youtu.be/Vl6vWj_GJHw
  32. Thread: Deer fight!

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    Well, it is our made up version of Latin.

    Well, it is our made up version of Latin.
  33. Thread: Deer fight!

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    Peacious Tossious Ragnousious Possious. Just...

    Peacious Tossious Ragnousious Possious.
    Just something we would say to each other in my family. We would do it in Mass when it was time to offer the Sign of Peace to each other and others.
    It was...
  34. You are correct. Nothing like it. With a hot...

    You are correct. Nothing like it. With a hot espresso and pancakes it is even better.


    Well, old and tired does relax a feller. I'm an old Boomer. The World ain't mine anymore so I crawled in...
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    Lollygag on~~~~~! Shug

    Lollygag on~~~~~!
    Shug
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    I'll work just fine on it. Eldorado has been my...

    I'll work just fine on it.
    Eldorado has been my go-to hammock lately and will accept about any UQ.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/U1D3s-oijAY
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    As far as I can tell the pad has some structure...

    As far as I can tell the pad has some structure built inside to help it hold shape as you lay in the Haven. Tried some regular pads and they did not do the job as well in my opinion.
    I'm sure he...
  38. It just sat there enjoying watching me wake up....

    It just sat there enjoying watching me wake up. Glad I had the bugnet zipped up.


    I always edit out most of my morning soliloquy as it goes into all kinda areas.


    It was just hanging out....
  39. Are you talking fabrics. Check out...

    Are you talking fabrics.
    Check out Ripstopbytheroll then.....https://ripstopbytheroll.com
    I'll include my video of hammock fabric fabric.
    It is a bit complicated but I tried to make it fairly...
  40. That is a tough one. Seems to me you kinda know...

    That is a tough one.
    Seems to me you kinda know what you want as far as features so now you just need to choose a good vendor. We have great ones on here that get solid reviews.
    An 11' hammock and...
  41. You could always just use a sleeping bag in quilt...

    You could always just use a sleeping bag in quilt mode. Workable on the belly.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/qUq01fUeRbs


    https://youtu.be/Eyt3h9PaOrg
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    True. And I think she is making her living on You...

    True. And I think she is making her living on You Tube to support her avid hiking. Not sure why people sometimes slam that. A job is a job.
    I too do it but You Tube is not my sole income. A bit of...
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    Still have it. Tho old Contrail. Seems mighty...

    Still have it. Tho old Contrail. Seems mighty small now so got something updated.
    Badlands are calling..........
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    I lightened mine up my adding a different tarp...

    I lightened mine up my adding a different tarp for more coverage, whoopie slongs and tree straps and dutch biners.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49995516897_6f5ddec56f_c.jpgHaven...
  45. Thread: OK, have at it!

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    Looks pretty good. The only way to find your best...

    Looks pretty good. The only way to find your best hang is to what your doing. Try it out. Make notes and go from there.
    Have a good slumber.
    Always a bit hard to sleep in the yard sometimes with...
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    I need to be home for Halloween this year. My...

    I need to be home for Halloween this year. My house got egged and my yard got rolled.
    Shug

    Me as SkellyO'kelly
    https://live.staticflickr.com/1932/44824578385_995e23cf99_c.jpg

    My daughter as...
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    I hang my foot end high and slide back to my...

    I hang my foot end high and slide back to my sweet spot.
    Really I try not to over-think it. If I'm comfortable then I am comfortable.
    Get on a good angle in the hammock. I do thing whilst laying...
  48. Thread: Hammock set up

    by Shug
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    These videos may give insight. Double hammocks...

    These videos may give insight.
    Double hammocks tend to be pretty wide so there always seems to be some floppy fabric.
    You could try yo add a Knotty...
  49. Always wanted to go there. Looks challenging....

    Always wanted to go there.
    Looks challenging.
    The boys in blue!
    Shug
  50. I can't imagine panyhose lasting very long. Easy...

    I can't imagine panyhose lasting very long.
    Easy enough to make your own.....https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/1408-NoSeeUm-Tarp-Skins-With-Guy-Line-Storage

    Shug
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