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  1. This is one of the Grizz Beaks on my Hennessy Hex...

    This is one of the Grizz Beaks on my Hennessy Hex Tarp, pretty easy project. I simply hemmed all the edges and used grosgrain for the tie outs.


    I used the dimensions in this thread.
  2. PapaSmurf has a some info about those as well as...

    PapaSmurf has a some info about those as well as a link to where you can purchase one here.
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    Yep, I did consider that and in fact...

    Yep, I did consider that and in fact DIYgearsupply just got Insultex back in stock, but I think the down bag route will save me some weight and aggravation. I have 4 more PLs on the way I found on...
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    Well, I went out around 8pm when it was 55 and...

    Well, I went out around 8pm when it was 55 and lounged for about 45 minutes, it was nice and comfy once I got the UQ positioned correctly. Came in to watch some TV and headed back out at 11, it was...
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    Gonna test the DIY gear tonight.

    It's been a busy couple of days, went from never touching a thread injector to making a gathered end Hammock, Sewn PLUQ with pleats and a PL TQ with footbox, along with stuff sacks for everything....
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    Here is the end bracket on the 2x3. I just used...

    Here is the end bracket on the 2x3. I just used some 1/8" x 1 1/2" stock I had in the shop, the top tab which is bolted to the tripod bracket is 1/4" x 1" and the bottom mount for the suspension is...
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    You got it, I flattened the ends and drilled and...

    You got it, I flattened the ends and drilled and bent them to get everything to fit together snugly.
    I started with 6- 10 foot lengths of 3/4" conduit.
    I cut the uprights for the tripod at 90...
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    Portable Hammock/Tarp Stands

    Hey all, been lurking for awhile, this is my first post.
    I want to thank Turtlelady, whose bamboo stand got the wheels turning for this one. I wanted a stand that would support the hammock and tarp,...
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