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  1. I'm all about modifying things to my liking...

    I'm all about modifying things to my liking "stock sucks" I get it, but taking the effort to modify a ready made hammock and bug net to get the length you want means (I assume) you have the tools and...
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    I'm 5'6" 140lbs I have a 9'6"ish hammock without...

    I'm 5'6" 140lbs I have a 9'6"ish hammock without a structural ridgeline that I keep in my car to throw up wherever and whenever I can. I have a 10' 1.9oz ripstop from Hancock Fabrics that has a...
  3. I have some of this in the 5/64ths...

    I have some of this in the 5/64ths http://www.westmarine.com/buy/new-england-ropes--hts-75-dyneema-single-braid-line--P012357679. It is rated to 1,000lbs. I'm only 140lbs, but would I trust it for...
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    My wife and i have a crinkle taffeta "Tablecloth"...

    My wife and i have a crinkle taffeta "Tablecloth" hammock, us and our friends have put at least 350 pounds in it on multiple occasions with no signs stress.
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    Rip Stop By The Roll has some new Noseeum coming...

    Rip Stop By The Roll has some new Noseeum coming soon. Just follow the link. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/107816-Noseeum-is-getting-lighter
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    I had good luck with RIT dye. I used one bottle...

    I had good luck with RIT dye. I used one bottle of navy liquid, a five gallon bucket, a couple gallons almost boiling water, and about three hours of stirring. Random thrift store woodland camo...
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    Integrated Bugnet Help

    I just finished a 10'6" HyperD1.0 gathered end hammock and plan to install an integrated bugnet as soon as I dial in my ridgeline length. I plan to follow Xtrekker's guide on youtube...
  8. I just finished a 10'6" Hyper D 1.0. With two 6'...

    I just finished a 10'6" Hyper D 1.0. With two 6' 5/65" whoopies and 99"-108" ASR made with http://www.westmarine.com/buy/new-england-ropes--hts-75-dyneema-single-braid-line--P012357679, and 6' tree...
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    Oh yeah forget the one I started the thread with....

    Oh yeah forget the one I started the thread with. This HTS 75 5/64" is way better with the West Marine sale going on. I just ordered 100'.

    Thanks for the heads up u.willie!
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    Dynaglide alternative?

    FSE ROBLINE MRX-2 Dyneema Lashing Line 2mm 880lbs break strength....
  11. RSBTR has un-calendered Hyper D to use for...

    RSBTR has un-calendered Hyper D to use for hammocks. I got some for Hanukkah in royal blue and it feels much softer to the touch than my old 1.9oz. I am 5'7" and 140lbs and have a 10' gathered end...
  12. My wife and I hang together in a 90"x156"...

    My wife and I hang together in a 90"x156" gathered end from http://www.tableclothsfactory.com/category-s/149.htm. Granted we only read, nap, and just hang around in it together we would never dream...
  13. My wife and I have one for lounging in the yard...

    My wife and I have one for lounging in the yard and car camping. It is great! We have it hung with Harbor Freight tiedown straps and ring buckles on whipped ends. It is so big and there are so...
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    I bought some of this...

    I bought some of this http://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-130-Pounds-Planer-Line-Orange/dp/B003XKFFB8 and it is great stuff, the only thing for me is that it is too small for the small figure9s I use for...
  15. LNT and other practices of conservation have to...

    LNT and other practices of conservation have to start somewhere. Think globally, act locally as they say.
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    The five of the best years of my life were spent...

    The five of the best years of my life were spent in the 'Boro. I met my wife there our freshman year, and proposed to her on Sweetheart Circle 7 years later.
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    My wife and I love our 90" wide tablecloth...

    My wife and I love our 90" wide tablecloth hammock for naps in the yard. Not even in the realm of UL, but it sure is mighty comfy.
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    Poll: My wife and I have 7/64th amsteel whoopies on our...

    My wife and I have 7/64th amsteel whoopies on our individual hammocks and we have ring buckles and webbing on our tablecloth hammock. I like both suspension systems equally.
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    I have a roll of...

    I have a roll of http://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-130-Pounds-Planer-Line-Orange/dp/B003XKFFB8/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1377637434&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=Woodstock+planerboard and I...
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    Wow! Simple and uncomplicated. A tarp project...

    Wow! Simple and uncomplicated. A tarp project looks within my ablilty without the flat felled seam and POG's grossgrain and rolledhem guides.
  21. My wife and I have a 90x156 sage green crinkle...

    My wife and I have a 90x156 sage green crinkle tablecloth hammock for hanging in the yard and I washed in with some towels on a regular warm wash with our regular detergent, and dried it on high with...
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    Genius! I was thinking that my rolled hem foot...

    Genius! I was thinking that my rolled hem foot needed more of a run up to keep the fabric heading in the right direction. Totally doing this when we finish the berries in the fridge.
  23. Thread: Tarps

    by Burning_Daylight
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    Scrounge local construction sites for tyvek, or a...

    Scrounge local construction sites for tyvek, or a blue poly tarp are the cheapest. My tyvek 9'x9' hung as a diamond is great coverage, and IRC tyvek house wrap is around 1.25oz sq/yrd. The Kelty...
  24. I followed Knotty's instructions...

    I followed Knotty's instructions http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=15205 and I bought 4 yards of ripstop nylon from Hancock Fabrics. * Buy some Amsteel to make whoopie slings from...
  25. Webbing and ring buckles for my tablecloth...

    Webbing and ring buckles for my tablecloth hammock, whoopies and MSH to webbing on the other. I like both, ring buckles are easier for friends to understand and use, and whoopies pack smaller and...
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    The wife and I did just what you are talking...

    The wife and I did just what you are talking about last summer in our tablecloth hammock with no problems at all. I've now changed to ring buckles as a slippery half hitch is easier to explain to...
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    Check out the Shangri-La Tarp from Arrowhead...

    Check out the Shangri-La Tarp from Arrowhead Equipment.
    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/tarps.html
    Probably not exactly what you are looking for, but it is an asymmetric hex tarp.
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    DIY hopefully should provide something that...

    DIY hopefully should provide something that buying gear doesn't. PRIDE. Just like a good hard days work you can look back and admire your work. DIY'ing even if it costs the same or more as buying...
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    Mason's line is great for non-load bearing...

    Mason's line is great for non-load bearing applications only. Max load of under 50lbs.
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    The Cabela's xpg tarp looks like a better option...

    The Cabela's xpg tarp looks like a better option it is lighter and has a higher rated coating coating.
    Cabela's 1500mm
    Kelty 450mm
    The Cabela's is measured on the diagonal where as the Kelty is...
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    Check yard sales and thrift stores. I picked up a...

    Check yard sales and thrift stores. I picked up a vintage SnowLion (high end brand from the 70's)down sleeping bag weighing 4lbs for $4. Even in the shell, baffles, and zippers weight 3lbs that price...
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    hahaha:lol:

    hahaha:lol:
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    Haven't used it as toothpaste yet, but it washes...

    Haven't used it as toothpaste yet, but it washes everything else very well. The liquid is easy to put into smaller bottles, so you only carry what you need for any given trip.
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    Awesome! Glad you like it, occasionally I have a...

    Awesome! Glad you like it, occasionally I have a good one.
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    Dr. Bonners in the best soap, eco friendly, a...

    Dr. Bonners in the best soap, eco friendly, a million uses, and doesn't dry skin. Just a dab will do ya, the large bottle will last forever. It get peppermint and feel the tingle.
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    A 15'x15' hang hut/workshop sounds great. A large...

    A 15'x15' hang hut/workshop sounds great. A large movable workbench and some sturdy shelves would finish it out very nicely.
  37. Thread: Dwr ?

    by Burning_Daylight
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    Dwr ?

    Thought about using some dwr spray on the ends near the suspension. Just like the 1/4s of the hammock closest to the suspension for some extra insurance when using a small diamond tarp. Depending on...
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    Being silnylon it will be a vapor barrier and it...

    Being silnylon it will be a vapor barrier and it will create an environment conducive to condensation issues. You will have to learn how to manage it, search the forums and Google. Good luck.
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    I've been using these and they hold very well and...

    I've been using these and they hold very well and are very cheap. Just cut off the buckles and put the tag end through the loop....
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    I've been using these and they hold very well and...

    I've been using these and they hold very well and are very cheap. Just cut off the buckles and put the tag end through the loop....
  41. On a continuous ridge line you only "need" one...

    On a continuous ridge line you only "need" one point of adjustment, but just use one on each side of your ridgeline if that is what you have on hand. HYOH
    Check out Dejoha's gallery/illustrations. ...
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    Try making some soft shackles and continuous...

    Try making some soft shackles and continuous loops out of mason line. That stuff is slicker than frog spit, limp like cooked spaghetti, and loves to fray on the cut ends if you look at it too long.
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    Sound like you need to volunteer for some field...

    Sound like you need to volunteer for some field testing. Maybe some pre-production samples for us to pine over.
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    7/64 Amsteel Blue is just what I had after making...

    7/64 Amsteel Blue is just what I had after making whoopies.
    +1 on what MAD777 on widow makers not being stopped by a ridgeline. No evidence, but doesn't seem likely.
  45. Right now I'm using some utility line I picked up...

    Right now I'm using some utility line I picked up at Walmart 45' for under $2.
    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Attwood-Diamond-Braided-Polypropylene-Utility-Line/16350992
    It works with figure nines well,...
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    Or you could splice a continuous loop for a very...

    Or you could splice a continuous loop for a very clean look.
  47. Poll: +1 on hanging in the front yard. Backyard is a...

    +1 on hanging in the front yard. Backyard is a 1/4 acre of English ivy, the previous owner didn't want to have a lawn, i guess. Neighbors didn't think anything until I broke out the tarp projects. I...
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    Necessary? Well if your bug net keeps the bug out...

    Necessary? Well if your bug net keeps the bug out without it than no, but if you like what it does than do it. HYOH as they say here.
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    Hello from another Woodstock, GA resident. Lots...

    Hello from another Woodstock, GA resident. Lots of great info and inspiration here on HF.
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    Getting ready to scrounge some scraps from a new...

    Getting ready to scrounge some scraps from a new neighborhood down the street from my house. A 9x9 tarp and to prototype a rolltop pack have been on my DIY drawing board for a while.
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