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  1. My goodness....those are some deep,...

    My goodness....those are some deep, awkward-looking cat cuts!
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    No ridgeline = no fun.

    No ridgeline = no fun.
  3. I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    FS: Next on both the trowel and stove if they fall...

    Next on both the trowel and stove if they fall through. "I'll take it"
  5. I sewed Velcro to the doors on both sides of my...

    I sewed Velcro to the doors on both sides of my DIY Winter Dream (pics are on my profile if you want to look). I've never regretted it. I've not had them stick to anything. But, my tarp stays in a...
  6. Well....if we subscribed to that viewpoint nobody...

    Well....if we subscribed to that viewpoint nobody would've ever strayed from ENO or Hennessy! Vendors have got to start somewhere, right?
  7. I wonder how long it'll be before the Feds figure...

    I wonder how long it'll be before the Feds figure out a legal way to charge fees to enter the Smokies?
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    FS/FT: What is the tarp material?

    What is the tarp material?
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    I like tying the fabric at the ends of the...

    I like tying the fabric at the ends of the hammock in a single overhand knot. Simple, quick, and a fail-safe attachment point for your larks-head.
  10. Tie the very end of the hammock in a single...

    Tie the very end of the hammock in a single overhand knot....no sewing and a great place to larks-head onto.
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    I love that it has "4 Speeds Of Air Force...

    I love that it has "4 Speeds Of Air Force Adjustable"! ;-)
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    Poking. The. Bear.

    Poking. The. Bear.
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    I've got one of these, and I love it. I can lay...

    I've got one of these, and I love it. I can lay it on my chest, or hang it from the ridgeline. Intake and output airflows are perpendicular....
    ...
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    Streamlight Siege AA.....bulletproof Trouble is,...

    Streamlight Siege AA.....bulletproof
    Trouble is, I ALWAYS carry my Fenix PD-35. diffuser on the end and clipped to the RL takes care of most of my needs. I use a small pill bottle with a piece of...
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    Find an old all metal machine at a thrift store. ...

    Find an old all metal machine at a thrift store. Plug it in and sew a few different materials with it. Take your own thread and material....trust me on this.

    Anyway, I found my old Atlas for $40...
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    The Figure-8 is a good knot. I am especially...

    The Figure-8 is a good knot.

    I am especially particular to the Midshipman's Hitch for a variety of applications.
  17. Stock browser. I dislike Tapatalk, mainly...

    Stock browser. I dislike Tapatalk, mainly because of all the crap I have to wade through to access sites that have drunk the Tapatalk koolaid. And because I don't like the permissions that it...
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    Shut up and take my money!

    Shut up and take my money!
  19. My DIY JCP Puffer TQ still has the jacket top...

    My DIY JCP Puffer TQ still has the jacket top with the arms included. I like it when I'm reading or playing on the phone in the hammock, and just pull them inside out when I'm ready to sleep. I've...
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    I'm in....thanks!

    I'm in....thanks!
  21. I have a C-Shaped travel pillow 3/4 filled with...

    I have a C-Shaped travel pillow 3/4 filled with the little tiny foamish beads. Super comfy, and insulates my ears!
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    How much does the UQ weigh?

    How much does the UQ weigh?
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    I would concern me to use my sleep system as a...

    I would concern me to use my sleep system as a load-bearing backpacking system.
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    Yep, the JCP puffers were all the rage a while...

    Yep, the JCP puffers were all the rage a while back. I made a couple of TQ out of them, and still use the one I kept. It'll take me comfortably down to about 25*. And I made it in such a way that...
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    Find an all-steel machine from the 50's or 60's....

    Find an all-steel machine from the 50's or 60's. I have a 50's Atlas table machine and a 60's Kenmore "portable" that handle anything I throw at them. Nothing fancy, just good solid machines.
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    Is it really worth carrying all that extra weight...

    Is it really worth carrying all that extra weight just for the peace of mind that your entire sleep/weather system will function when you need it?
  27. I thoroughly enjoy this: Eagle Bluff...

    I thoroughly enjoy this: Eagle Bluff

    It's an easy two-day hike, with plenty of hanging spots throughout.

    I like to start in Lafollette, so that I end up on Devil's Racetrack at the end of the...
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    So...Slept out in 13 temps this past weekend. I...

    So...Slept out in 13 temps this past weekend. I had zero condensation issues. DIY Winter Dream with a 1/2 UQ, a reflectix pad, and a heavy bag as a TQ. I spent the night with the bag over my...
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    I'm in...thanks

    I'm in...thanks
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    I've often wondered about the practicality of...

    I've often wondered about the practicality of adding a small fixed loop at either end of the bury on a WS.....might be worth doing for someone who wants a WS hammock suspension.
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    Another option is the Nite-Ize small figure-9. ...

    Another option is the Nite-Ize small figure-9. I've got one at either end and like them.
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    Wow! That is very pretty!

    Wow! That is very pretty!
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    That IS correct. It is just a sewn hem. And, to...

    That IS correct. It is just a sewn hem. And, to be very specific, mine is a DIY Winter Dream. I just thought the OP wanted to see some of them with doors on them and set up. No intention of...
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  35. FS: Retracted. My apologies. I didn't see the...

    Retracted. My apologies. I didn't see the length....I have an Explorer I'd have to try to fit under it!
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    First, use Google to search this forum. The...

    First, use Google to search this forum. The onboard search tool is not great.

    Second, you might look into the SLS (Single Line System) stuff that has been done on here. Basically, a very strong...
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    tiny headlamp, Lightning knife, Fenix PD35, NAA...

    tiny headlamp, Lightning knife, Fenix PD35, NAA mini, phone, earbuds, travel pillow, TQ (typically in the stuff sack until I wake up chilly later in the night), wool socks and toboggan (in the peak...
  38. The old mods! Dutch, you slay me sometimes. ...

    The old mods! Dutch, you slay me sometimes.

    Now...before we all start giving each other high-fives, we should notice that Dutch has become a consummate salesman. So, Dutch....exactly WHERE on...
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    I like how the rain runs to the middle of the...

    I like how the rain runs to the middle of the tent...interesting design feature.

    I'd love to see the underquilt for that bad boy!

    And....GoatHanger is right: do you have to shimmy a tree to...
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    Sometimes the thrift stores have good ones...my...

    Sometimes the thrift stores have good ones...my pink 195? Atlas was a $50 thrift store find and I would only let it go to feed the family. My avocado 196? Kenmore was a $20 Craigslist find, and it's...
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    As to the grosgrain...it certainly seems lighter...

    As to the grosgrain...it certainly seems lighter and more delicate than strapping. However, I've had it as the tie-out points on my DIY Winter Dream (including ridgeline tie-outs) for a couple of...
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    Ya know....if the mods are volunteers (which...

    Ya know....if the mods are volunteers (which means no financial burden on HF), and the current load was too much on the mods, and that is what this whole shebang is predicated upon........why not...
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    When I close the doors on my Winter Dream, it's...

    When I close the doors on my Winter Dream, it's full storm mode or very cold and I'm trying to reduce wind movement. So, I want a good seal. I sewed velcro all the way down both flaps, leaving...
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    You're probably right about the Users vs. Members...

    You're probably right about the Users vs. Members thing......but really, who knows about the total membership? I stand behind my earlier remarks: it is what it is and we'll just move on.
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    I apologize if I misrepresented the HF...

    I apologize if I misrepresented the HF statistics. All I saw was this: 120190

    However, I respectfully contend that your stats may be in error: 120191
    If there were 4500 active users online on a...
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    Eh....I don't like the direction this is going...

    Eh....I don't like the direction this is going any more than most of you. But....get over it. Realize that this is a business, and the owner has made a business decision. I think a lot of people...
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    Hey! I'm in the Knoxville area, too! I'd be...

    Hey! I'm in the Knoxville area, too! I'd be happy to meet up sometime to compare notes, or we could try to attempt a group-hang with others from the area. Either way should give you a little help...
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    You know....everything is a balancing act. I...

    You know....everything is a balancing act. I machine sew, and love it. However, there are people on here who would say that they would rather pay somebody to make something than to make it...
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    I enjoy making them in a gathered fashion to...

    I enjoy making them in a gathered fashion to control the lay of the hammock, but I'm a big fan of knotting the ends rather than whipping them. After gathering the end of the hammock to my...
  50. I'm in Knoxville....always interested in a hike!

    I'm in Knoxville....always interested in a hike!
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