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  1. DIY available in Canada at Little Shop of Hammocks

    Quilt DIY fabrics are now available at Little Shop of Hammocks.
    Eventually there will be down as well sourced within Canada.
    A variety of colors in 10D and 15D Calendared fabrics, plastic bits etc....
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    Sticky: Little Shop of Hammocks is now selling DIY / MYOG...

    Little Shop of Hammocks is now selling DIY / MYOG supplies. Mostly focusing around the quilt side of the DIY. A variety of 15D and 10D options.
    Thanks
    https://www.littleshopofhammocks.com/
  3. I have actually removed doors from tarps for...

    I have actually removed doors from tarps for customers. They wanted the ease of setup and the initial 'needing a tent' feel went away. Everyone has their something..
  4. I've had one zipper failure on hundreds and...

    I've had one zipper failure on hundreds and hundreds of hammocks.
    I can't confirm but it sounded like the guy was opening up his hammock zip with his feet/boots. Basically
    putting his foot in the...
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    You might want to go with a net top, you may find...

    You might want to go with a net top, you may find the top cover a bit hot and muggy during
    your normal 2-3 season usage in Ontario and surrounding areas.
    I would highly suggest a 11' tarp. A 11'...
  6. Another suggestion. If it's one of the baffles...

    Another suggestion. If it's one of the baffles closer to the edge or one that folds under you why not just run a seam of stitching one either side maintaining the 5" baffle width. then carefully open...
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    Im not sure if this was addressed but the Old Rag...

    Im not sure if this was addressed but the Old Rag Mountain Quilt is by definition "was specifically designed for use as a top quilt with a foot sack capability" (off their website). So it has no...
  8. Hey there, (just giving your their source data) ...

    Hey there, (just giving your their source data)

    UGQ has a bit on the fabric which is sourced from RSBTR:...
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    Why don't you do this which will allow a bit more...

    Why don't you do this which will allow a bit more leeway.183819
    The overstuff is important, your 10% will probably leave you wishing you put more in.
  10. I am thinking he's dipping into too many...

    I am thinking he's dipping into too many different pockets. Hard to support and endorse something
    when you are endorsing competition's gear as well. He's really pushing Pomoly and their gear....
  11. Well actually Lone Wolf 902 is actually only a...

    Well actually Lone Wolf 902 is actually only a marketer. And contact with OneTigris suggesting that big logo on the side might hurt their sales they replied that They are distancing from LW902 and...
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    Sometimes with those style of bobbin holders you...

    Sometimes with those style of bobbin holders you get wear. That black piece the bobbin pops down into.
    It will start to shift. If that's the case then that piece can be replaced on the machines I...
  13. I look at the huge side walls and think, sheesh....

    I look at the huge side walls and think, sheesh. One bad night of wind changing is
    going to be a bad night for that vehicle storage unit. Going to be a few melted tarps
    if wind hits the side with...
  14. I really hadn't thought about what he was using...

    I really hadn't thought about what he was using up until we started chatting. I think once he gets into using an UQ for winter, using a pad
    for the summer will be unbearable lol.
    Nice to see you on...
  15. I had a great time. Thanks!

    I had a great time. Thanks!
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    My personal body functions seem similar to Shugs....

    My personal body functions seem similar to Shugs. I know that it's a natural thing for the body to cool slightly during the night and then start to warm back up at around the 5pm/6pm getting you...
  17. Big thing with the UQ is not to overtighten it....

    Big thing with the UQ is not to overtighten it. Make sure it's suspended using the extra quilt hooks on the hammock. I believe you use a chameleon so put little sbiners on those d rings near the...
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    So true, so true. It seems that some people can...

    So true, so true. It seems that some people can totally endorse a given product just because they spent their hard earned dollars on it. And for no other reason. When I was travelling in New Zealand...
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    Simply roll the end of the strap over 2x and sew...

    Simply roll the end of the strap over 2x and sew across it with whatever thread is in a sewing machine at the time.
    Problem solved, no issues.
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    Ive been using Kevlar straps for a couple years...

    Ive been using Kevlar straps for a couple years now. I've yet to see the incoming doom. They don't turn 'brown'
    and continue to work well (supposedly they turn brown from UV). I've retired one strap...
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    Oh this!!! Nothing like waking up at 5 am because...

    Oh this!!! Nothing like waking up at 5 am because the sun is out and blinds you. First experience with this in a bad way was my DCF tarp. Argh.. it was sold shortly thereafter.
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    Pretty crazy. Have been waiting for a lull to...

    Pretty crazy. Have been waiting for a lull to work on some projects and that was a long time ago. So I can't complain.
  23. Thread: MYOG down TQ

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    For your needs in a hammock you will find that...

    For your needs in a hammock you will find that either will work just fine. Things get a bit more complicated when you start using a kero-step on the ground. There are more angles the quilts folds...
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    Welcome to the group. Lots of information here...

    Welcome to the group. Lots of information here for you for sure!
  25. Hi, thought I would jump in here. First off,...

    Hi, thought I would jump in here.
    First off, you won't find stomach sleeping a thing using a gathered end hammock. Only ones I have seen even coming close are kids. That being said you can sleep on...
  26. Thread: Jake from BC

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    Excellent! Welcome to the wild world of Hammock...

    Excellent! Welcome to the wild world of Hammock Camping
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    Im so used to the C° & F° conversion now ;) . ...

    Im so used to the C° & F° conversion now ;) .
    Im getting older and not as warm as I used to be. My significant other used to say I was a furnace. Now it's the other way around :)
    Some of it must...
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    New to the conversation. What are the weights?...

    New to the conversation. What are the weights? How much did you shave off? Not intending to criticize. Curious about the setup. I did have someone ask if I would make an UQ for the unit. I had to...
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    Temperature Ratings

    I’m Always surprised when people say a 10° cushion. I take my 30° when it’s around 30°, 20° around 25-17°. I may go a bit lighter on the TQ. (But like what was also said, depends on who made your...
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    Dixie’s trying Warbonnet

    Dixie is pretty good to watch I think. She makes mistakes and all. Doesn’t talk down to you. Says she doesn’t know things and tries to figure it out. She’s a self promoter just like everyone is in...
  31. Thread: Alien loops

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    I have a standard small Ti set im playing with....

    I have a standard small Ti set im playing with. Using them with my kevlar straps. Just
    did my Boreal Trail Hike last week (130km) and liked them. (these are not the big ones)
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  32. Are you sure that’s hyperD, looks like hexon with...

    Are you sure that’s hyperD, looks like hexon with the grid pattern. You could do a bar tack over it and it would probably be fine for general use. I’ve even put a patch on one for a guy who had one...
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    It’s actually the same fabric as your first one....

    It’s actually the same fabric as your first one. Just softens up over time (flecktarn fabric)
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    The Flecktarn material has some give to it with...

    The Flecktarn material has some give to it with higher weight users. If you are under 300lbs you won’t notice much. If you compare the fabric to say Hexon 2.4 it has more give to it. It’s a standard...
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    Give yourself 3-4”. I’m in the cinch foot box...

    Give yourself 3-4”. I’m in the cinch foot box camp. I’ve made a few and love opening them up to toss on the bed, in the camper, around the fire (carefully), in the hammock. It’s such a useful...
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    The UQ I am not sure about. I had made one for...

    The UQ I am not sure about. I had made one for day use / in the house use and Im not confident it's as easy to prevent
    compression since it's a thinner layer to begin with. I think we had this...
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    Like this one....

    Like this one. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200509/0c21c32d08468a80839d5607457520fb.jpg
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    I will have some pictures in a few weeks of one...

    I will have some pictures in a few weeks of one similar. Just without the yellow flecks. Such a busy time with orders. Two orders have these tarps.
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    That's one of my custom Flecktarn Derivatives I...

    That's one of my custom Flecktarn Derivatives I made for my shop. It's similar to my Forest Flecktarn except it has a few more yellow specs.
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    Pushing a PLG topquilt

    Yesterday I made up 3 PrimaLoft Gold Topquilts. The PLG had been sitting in
    a bin for quite a while. So it was time to finish up the batch. They turned out really well.
    Wanted something I could...
  41. Send me an email at...

    Send me an email at [email protected]
    James
  42. How much are you wanting to spend and how warm in...

    How much are you wanting to spend and how warm in down?
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    Hey that’s great! Where about? We are trying to...

    Hey that’s great! Where about? We are trying to figure out who’s all in Saskatchewan so might get a little group outing going. I’m in Saskatoon.
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    Looks good. And how did it work over night?

    Looks good. And how did it work over night?
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    Hi. Here’s a link to my website. ...

    Hi. Here’s a link to my website.
    littleshopofhammocks.com


    Little Shop of Hammocks
    James
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    I like taking my UL Hammock on longer hikes to...

    I like taking my UL Hammock on longer hikes to reduce bulk and weight.
    Figured that would be the point?
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    Have you tried a monolite fabric hammock before?...

    Have you tried a monolite fabric hammock before? I think it becomes a trust issue with any UL fabric. Especially if your doing overnights (multi) hikes.
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    Welcome! Lots of hangers up in Canada. Lots in...

    Welcome! Lots of hangers up in Canada. Lots in your neck of the woods
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    Yup, sold it and went back to Silpoly.

    Yup, sold it and went back to Silpoly.
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    Be sure to let us know how it goes. Did you get...

    Be sure to let us know how it goes. Did you get part of the snowmageddon ?
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