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  1. Thanks a bunch! I feel like an idiot not hooking...

    Thanks a bunch! I feel like an idiot not hooking up that loop to the S-biners, but I just wanted to make sure. THANKS!
  2. Question Redarding the Hammock Gear Incubator Underquilt Suspension (new model)

    I recently purchased a new 0* incubator and am a bit baffled (pun intended, lol) on the new suspension design. First of all the shock cord that runs along the sides of the hammock is one continuous...
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    I have found that my feet dont exactly go in the...

    I have found that my feet dont exactly go in the piece of fabric you sew onto the hammock that creates the footbox. I took a few pics of the one I made on page 15 (take a look at the last one with me...
  4. 1.1oz IS hard to work with... The rest? Not TOO...

    1.1oz IS hard to work with... The rest? Not TOO bad. Nylon in general is some slick business, some worse than others. Get used to it! The DIY bug bites HARD!
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    Sorry for posting about the cordlock replacement...

    Sorry for posting about the cordlock replacement again but I found a youtube video explaining the paracord alternative. It's so cool I have to share it:
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    This just inspired me to make a new hammock...

    This just inspired me to make a new hammock pillow. From scratch I just busted one out in like 20 minutes using an old hand-me-down christmas fleece sweater and and some stuffing from an old pillow...
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    The link for the cord lock replacement doesnt...

    The link for the cord lock replacement doesnt work... Anyone have any info on the cord lock paracord replacement?
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    FT: I've got mason line guylines on it but I dont...

    I've got mason line guylines on it but I dont have a ridgeline for it. You have an eno to trade?
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    Thats a good tip... lock those stitches AFTER...

    Thats a good tip... lock those stitches AFTER you're finished.
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    There was once when I felt like punching my...

    There was once when I felt like punching my machine... Finally got the house to myself for the night for a big sewing project, beers in the fridge, tunes on the radio, and in the first 5 minutes i...
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    Tarps with pockets... GENIUS! I love DIY...

    Tarps with pockets... GENIUS! I love DIY innovations! Thanks WV!
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    FT: DIY Silnylon tarp for ENO hammock

    So heres my DIY Silnylon tarp. I made it in 2011 when I first began my ascent into DIY hammocking. As a primarily summer hanger only, I made the tarp for that reason. She's the biggest little tarp I...
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    I was using a pair of balled-up socks before i...

    I was using a pair of balled-up socks before i finally broke down and got my apple cushion. dont be hatin on the maters.
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    Thats a good idea, Hangs4Fun, think you could...

    Thats a good idea, Hangs4Fun, think you could hook me up with a template? :D
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    All together I would guess it took me and my...

    All together I would guess it took me and my amature sewing skills about 8 hours or so... I didnt do it all at once, though. In fact, I went 6 months and several hangs before I ever even got around...
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    Finished my 9' model today and I love it! Thank...

    Finished my 9' model today and I love it! Thank you TheXringHunt!85792857938579485795
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    Finished My DIY WBBB Today!

    Thanks to this forum and the wealth of information I have finally finished my Poorbonnet project!
    TheXringHunt laid it all out in this thread:...
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    DIY WBBB Integrated Bugnet Question

    Is there a tutorial that can guide me through the process of sewing on my zippers and netting to my diy wbbb? I'm confused on how it relates to the channeled ends and the ridgeline. Is the bugnet...
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    I had the same thing happen to me with my DIY...

    I had the same thing happen to me with my DIY WBBB the first time i got in it except I actually had a ridgeline. The problem was that it just wasnt correctly reinforced (easy fix).

    I have just now...
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    i larks head the guylines, and i have prussiks on...

    i larks head the guylines, and i have prussiks on each guyline. easy, and fully adjustable!
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    Polyurethane Tarp

    Has anyone ever had any success waterproofing ripstop nylon by coating it with a polyurethane gloss? Would this even work?
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    I made a WBBB Clone (havent added the bugnet yet,...

    I made a WBBB Clone (havent added the bugnet yet, though) out of the walmart acu taslite material and I love it. It finally prompted me to hang it inside the house I love it so much. I did wash mine...
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    I've had my 5.0 UQ paired with a 2.5 TQ to 40*...

    I've had my 5.0 UQ paired with a 2.5 TQ to 40* and it's just about perfect. Like mentioned above, to go any lower you'll probably need a couple layers, some bottle warmers, and maybe even a pad.
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  24. Thats quite nice! I dig the blue inner shell. I...

    Thats quite nice! I dig the blue inner shell. I made a 5.0oz climashield apex underquilt and I LOVE it. I've had her down to 40*f with a 2.5oz top quilt and slept like a baby! im gonna layer up and...
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    Pine Mountain 10/26/13

    Pine Mountain 10/26/13
  26. Sometimes these redwood researchers will hang in...

    Sometimes these redwood researchers will hang in the tops of those trees to get more hands-on time in the trees without having to come down and climb back up. Are there redwoods in Oregon?
  27. Thread: Boot hammock

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    Very nice!

    Very nice!
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    A ridgeline might also help.

    A ridgeline might also help.
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    I am in the process of making a blackbird clone...

    I am in the process of making a blackbird clone out of this stuff. Everything is finished except for the bugnet which I hopefully wont miss on the overnighter in the mountains this weekend. It's been...
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    Sticky: It doesnt look like sticking foot warmers in...

    It doesnt look like sticking foot warmers in water will work. Evidently they need oxygen to work. maybe if I put a koozy around the bottle and stuck the warmers down in the koozy... That might help...
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    Sticky: I've got a pack of foot warmers called "Toasti...

    I've got a pack of foot warmers called "Toasti Toes" (same as hand warmers i guess, ive never used them) and i wonder if they would heat a nalgene bottle of water if you stuck em down inside the...
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    This jungle garcia excites me...

    This jungle garcia excites me...
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    Wow even with the ladder i'd love to see someone...

    Wow even with the ladder i'd love to see someone get in and out of their hammock that high off the ground.

    As far as getting out of the way of the bears, a good 10' should just about do it! make...
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    You know, after looking at this ^^ picture again,...

    You know, after looking at this ^^ picture again, its almost amazing really how that one tree inbetween the two hammocks divides the area in light and dark. the whiteish clear tarp almost blends in...
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    I personally like to blend in. In this pic my...

    I personally like to blend in. In this pic my tarp is the multi camo. I love it and try to blend in with earth tones/camo if at all possible but as you can see, my fellow campers dont blend in and...
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    i use a wire clothes hanger. straighten it out,...

    i use a wire clothes hanger. straighten it out, take a pair of pliers and bend the smallest loop possible to run the shock-cord or amsteel or whatever through but i make sure to dull the edges of the...
  37. what would you reckon the temperature range is...

    what would you reckon the temperature range is for that sweet soundin little prodigy clone?
  38. Do i need DWR coating on my 1.1 shell?

    Do i need DWR coating on my 1.1 shell?
  39. I'm gonna go with thru-hiker.com Including...

    I'm gonna go with thru-hiker.com

    Including shipping I can get2 yards of 5oz and 2 yards of 2.5oz of climashield apex for $61.79 MUCH cheaper than a $250+ down quilt, not much heavier, and can...
  40. Looks like I'm gonna go with a layer of 5 and 2.5...

    Looks like I'm gonna go with a layer of 5 and 2.5 apex. Thank you guys sooo much for pointing me in the right direction!

    Now who's got my climashield apex/nylon shell for the cheapest?
  41. Oh No, Not Another Synthetic Insulation Question!

    I'm sorry guys but I'm just overwhelmed with so much imformation (which is a good thing). Drowning in information, starving for knowledge... So here it goes. I'm in the market for making a DIY...
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    Thanks Huauqui!

    Thanks Huauqui!
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    Ladies and gentlemen I think we have a winner....

    Ladies and gentlemen I think we have a winner. This definantly makes sense... It's true, I always hang from pretty much the same height from the tree. I will experiment in 2 different spots and not...
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    Knotty: So you're saying it depends on how high...

    Knotty: So you're saying it depends on how high on the tree I'm going with my suspension?
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    Sorry I'm such a newb but SRL = structural...

    Sorry I'm such a newb but SRL = structural ridgeline? And how exactly do you use it as a yard stick to adjusting the suspension (whoopie slings i assume)? I figured it'd be the other way around.
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    ;) I'm definantly gonna setup a whoopie sling...

    ;) I'm definantly gonna setup a whoopie sling ridgeline. Problem solved. Which brings me to a newb question: How much weight does the ridgeline generally hold? Would masons line work for a whoopie...
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    Well pitching the hammock with a tight ridgeline...

    Well pitching the hammock with a tight ridgeline and waking up with a loose ridgeline isn't the issue. It's when i pitch the hammock in different spots. One spot it's tight, and in a different spot...
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    And the ridgeline is attached to the hammock like...

    And the ridgeline is attached to the hammock like this:
    First of all the whoopie slings run through a channel sewn in my hammock like an ENO and the whoopie slings larks head the channels. with the...
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    When I adjust my ridgeline I just untie the knot...

    When I adjust my ridgeline I just untie the knot on one end, tighten it up when I get the sag I want and tie it back.
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    I originally set the ridgeline length between...

    I originally set the ridgeline length between trees 15' apart (climbing webbing/MSH) in my yard. Sometimes the ridgeline loosens up and the hammock really stretches out in the wild but it seems that...
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