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    Having just finished a down uq project myself, I...

    Having just finished a down uq project myself, I will repeat what others have said: don't count your time spent on your DIY project.

    I once read that if you can earn more money by working than...
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    That's the plan if I have enough :-)

    That's the plan if I have enough :-)
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    Too much down?

    Is it even possible to add too much down to an under quilt? Obviously over stuffing to the point that the down is always compressed will reduce its effectiveness as an insulator. I've read strings...
  4. Thread: Fixed UQ

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    Fixed UQ

    An idea: to permanently attach a couple layers of insultex to the bottom of my hammock. For colder temps I would simply bring along a PLUQ, but for most of the year I think 2 layers of IX would suit...
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    just a quick update. Hung the tarp this...

    just a quick update. Hung the tarp this afternoon and love it. great size and well built. I'm honestly surprised at how flexible the setup options were. Being a rectangle I didn't think I'd be...
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    I just recv'd mine in the mail today. I will be...

    I just recv'd mine in the mail today. I will be able to give reviews once I get it hung up.

    On a side note I thought I would mention that I placed the order for the tarp on Monday and it was...
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    Modular IX UQ Question

    I like the idea of a modular IX underquilt, being able to add layers to the UQ as temps require. My question: is there a point of diminishing returns with IX? At what point does adding more layers...
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    Bump. Its been about 6 months now and I...

    Bump.

    Its been about 6 months now and I think it sounds fun. I have a friend in western Nebraska that will probably have to come east to find a couple trees to hang from so this would be...
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    Welcome to HF from another Nebraskan.

    Welcome to HF from another Nebraskan.
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    Tarp idea

    I have been given A LOT of rip stop nylon in exchange for some work I did. I was thinking of making a tarp. I've read of people using Tyvek tape on different projects and also making their own seam...
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    I may have the terminology wrong, tubular webbing...

    I may have the terminology wrong, tubular webbing is how it was described to me by the sales clerk. I will post some pics tonight when I get home to give everyone an idea of the thickness.
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    Tree Huggers

    I have some tubular webbing on hand and was wondering if I could turn some of it into DIY tree huggers or is it too thick to sew thru? Anyone have any experience or advice to pass along?
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    When I read stealthy camping and think tarp I...

    When I read stealthy camping and think tarp I envision something along the lines of what snipers use in combat. A ghilly suit for your hammock, using natural materials found near your campsite. ...
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    First hiking trip with DIY hammock

    Well I'm typing this with sore shoulders and a sense of accomplishment. This weekend marked my first hiking trip using a hammock. I used a DIY design I found on www.tothewoods.net (love the site...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I will definately be...

    Thanks for the feedback. I will definately be having fun with this. I love camping and believe this will only add to the comfort and fun for me. My interest in tinkering is why I had to promise my...
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    first hang this weekend

    Well after a couple of weeks of reading this forum, checking out everybody's websites and making my own hammock my first attempt at a hang will be this weekend. As part of an agreement with my wife...
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    New to these parts

    Thought I would drop in and say 'Hi' to everyone quickly. New to the site and new to hammock camping but with the help of this site I may be converted. :)

    DA
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