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    I cant help Im afraid but I will be watching this...

    I cant help Im afraid but I will be watching this thread (and your progress) with great interest. Best of luck!
  2. Thread: Snugpak

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    A bit late to the party but I have one of the...

    A bit late to the party but I have one of the BCUK Snugpak Cocoons for sale ... although I am in the UK and Im not sure the exchange rate makes for a great price within the US?
  3. Thread: Multicam quilts

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    How much would your best price be please?

    How much would your best price be please?
  4. Thread: Multicam quilts

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    Would you do the 1- Zeppelin 20* Full standard...

    Would you do the 1- Zeppelin 20* Full standard length for $300 delivered to the UK (slow postage is OK if that makes a difference)? Thank you
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    I too am a happy customer of Jareds! I live in...

    I too am a happy customer of Jareds! I live in the UK but have experienced exactly the same level of communication and swift delivery. Awesome products and an excellent service - thanks Jared
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    Welcome from South Wales

    Welcome from South Wales
  7. I have just watched the video, good effort bud....

    I have just watched the video, good effort bud. It does work out to be a hammock sock (singlewall tent affair) but I do like the idea that it is the tarp to start with. The tarp set-up looks a little...
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    Oh my, that sounds like my experience with DIY...

    Oh my, that sounds like my experience with DIY too! Good on you
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    Good find! It looks like z great design but maybe...

    Good find! It looks like z great design but maybe too bulky / heavy for carrying far. I'm not sure about the foot area and, thought the tarp itself looks good, the amok seems to be touching it when...
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    Well that sells hemming to me then! Thank you. ...

    Well that sells hemming to me then! Thank you.

    I have another DIY to make and want to sew the channels for a knotty-mod and to hang it from the a dogbone rather than whipping it ... more...
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    Hemming - how much strength does it add?

    Hello all,

    I have slid quickly away from cheap(er) pre-made hammocks (such as the DD and Snugpak versions) and found that my own DIY ripstop efforts are both more comfortable and lighter. So far I...
  12. Thread: 2Q's tree table

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    That is an inspired design, well done

    That is an inspired design, well done
  13. Thread: All Women Hang

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    Sounds like a great idea...can men come too?? ...

    Sounds like a great idea...can men come too??

    Im only teasing you. I do struggle sometimes with the concept of singling out groups in the name of equality but this sounds like a really good idea....
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    11ft long including the material lost to...

    11ft long including the material lost to whipping, or 11ft of usuable hammock space plus 12in (or whatever) for whipping?
  15. I intend to hem the edges and make a channel end...

    I intend to hem the edges and make a channel end gathered end 11ft hammock (my DIY hammocks have been whipped so far but have left quite a pronounced calf ridge) though I might try an asymmetrical...
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    I 100% suffer from sellers remorse, especially as...

    I 100% suffer from sellers remorse, especially as you often sell stuff well below the price you paid (and as I look after my kit extremely well, this is always below value). My worst bit so far was...
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    I personally use 5 or 6mm climbing accessory cord...

    I personally use 5 or 6mm climbing accessory cord but Amsteel might be better / stronger. You could probably just thread the buckle once the strap is round the tree, or for ease maybe just swap the...
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    I wouldn't be too worried about the name (and I...

    I wouldn't be too worried about the name (and I usually hate BG) if it was free and gets you hanging then it's s winner.

    I might consider better quality cord through the ends of the hammock and...
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    Oh no, don't say that - my 3m DIY hammock isn't...

    Oh no, don't say that - my 3m DIY hammock isn't hemmed either
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    WTB: I'm pretty sure I saw some on rrt trading post on...

    I'm pretty sure I saw some on rrt trading post on eBay.com
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    I am not sure how I managed to miss this thread...

    I am not sure how I managed to miss this thread on the Searches I have done but wow ... thank you so much for putting the photos and PDF for everyone to see. I have been struggling to visualise the...
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    Great, thank you!

    Great, thank you!
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    Another quick question ... do I want self locking...

    Another quick question ... do I want self locking zips or non-lock?

    Locking:
    ...
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    Another quick question ... do I want self locking...

    Another quick question ... do I want self locking zips or non-lock?

    Locking:
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    Hi guys, It has been quiet on the sock front...

    Hi guys,

    It has been quiet on the sock front but I am on two weeks leave starting tomorrow evening ... so my sewing machine is coming out for a spin and I hope to have the sock set up in a few...
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    Aha, thanks, that might explain it. The fabric...

    Aha, thanks, that might explain it. The fabric was probably a foot wide by 2 - 3 ft long
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    Only hang as high as you're happy to fall!!

    Well, my heavily pregnant wife and I took our dogs to the woods this evening; I thoughtfully packed a folding chair for her and, at the last minute grabbed a scrap length of 1.4oz rips top nylon as a...
  28. Great service from rrt trading post - eBay.com

    Hi y'all,

    Im in the UK but scoured the Internet for ripstop nylon in different camo patterns before I found ACU stuff on eBay. The seller posted fair warning about the postal charges to the UK and...
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    At any other time in my life I would have come...

    At any other time in my life I would have come but my wife is now three weeks or so from delivering our first child.

    Great idea, I look forward to the photos
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    Welcome to the forums

    Welcome to the forums
  31. I read about hammocking online and bought a...

    I read about hammocking online and bought a gathered end hammock cheaply. I was lucky enough to buy a snugpak cocoon sleeping bag at the same time so I never suffered cold spots while I got used to...
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    I would go for 'over the head' length too. I...

    I would go for 'over the head' length too. I loved my down sleeping bag used as a top quilt for exactly that reason
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    Fantastic ... I didnt realise that the woodland...

    Fantastic ... I didnt realise that the woodland camo only comes in 1.1oz at the moment though, and I am 100kg so 1.7 or 1.9 is more my operating limit!

    Perhaps I will find some in multicam or acu...
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    Do you ship to the UK please?

    Do you ship to the UK please?
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    A short trip thanks to work!

    I work for a college delivering a pretty 'outdoorsy' course to students aged 17 - (33 is the oldest I have taught here). The students got into hammocking after one of our bushcraft days when they...
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    That looks like a great trail ...thank you for...

    That looks like a great trail ...thank you for posting the pic's
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    Thank you. So, no shockcord along the long...

    Thank you.

    So, no shockcord along the long edges and a continuous loop of shockcord through the width-ways channels.

    Will this restrict the adjustment I have if the underquilt is longer than...
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    Help suspending DIY UQ Protector

    I have searched but it seems that 'UQP' was too short to be picked up ... so ...

    I 'made' an under quilt protector from a piece of left over ripstop nylon (maybe pertex) - I say made but I only...
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    Happy Hammocking Pics

    I know there have been one or two threads about extreme / cool / unusual hammock hangs recently but search isn't being awfully helpful (were the key words 'awesome', 'cool', 'extreme' ??

    Anyhow,...
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    The felling was linked to the infection and it...

    The felling was linked to the infection and it has left a Somme feel to the valleys now! There is a sort of unwritten agreement in the Park that wild camping by 'outdoors people' is tolerated but...
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    That is a tough call Scotty ... especially as...

    That is a tough call Scotty ... especially as miles and miles of forest (still shown on the OS maps) have been cut down over the last 12 months. I have planned a few overnighters and then discovered...
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    A short day trip

    I love seeing other peoples photo's and trips so, even though this was only a very short one, I thought you might appreciate mine.

    It has rained in South Wales from the end of October 2013 until...
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    That is a great video...and a fantastic hammock...

    That is a great video...and a fantastic hammock sock! It has turned out really well. I was given a sewing machine last week so I hope to get started on my sock soon
  44. Me too!! CrappyfishRman - good job! How much...

    Me too!!

    CrappyfishRman - good job! How much did the hammock fabric cost you?
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    I'm designing a DIY sock too -...

    I'm designing a DIY sock too - https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=88906 I look forward to seeing yours progress.

    I think I will cut triangles out of the flat rectangle of...
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    That is a good point Refreshing. I am...

    That is a good point Refreshing. I am disappointed that my first idea didn't pan out with camo' goretex but now I am refreshed with the idea that the ripstop nylon might still be useful as a wind...
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    Thank you Bushwacker ... the little doodle on the...

    Thank you Bushwacker ... the little doodle on the right hand side of the second image should have been labelled as the view along the ridgeline (as if looking through the anchor trees) to show the...
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    Triangle Thingies ... I am about to make a set...

    Triangle Thingies ... I am about to make a set out of light dyneema cord (cos I have lots of it around) but the more I have looked into it the more I can see that the sewn triangles are probably...
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    Well, I have had good times and bad ones today. I...

    Well, I have had good times and bad ones today. I have got further with my designs thanks to a number of threads (mostly on Hammock Forums) that have tried or explored the same ideas but I then...
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    Snr Moment - thanks for posting the images of...

    Snr Moment - thanks for posting the images of your sock, it is very helpful to see it in 3D. I have a merkalon (fleece) sleeping bag liner which I might trial in the same way.

    The idea of a...
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