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  1. Thread: Aussie RollCall

    by Rikall
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    G'day All, Brisbane based but spend quite a...

    G'day All,

    Brisbane based but spend quite a bit of time hammocking at the property just north of Gympie.

    Rikall
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    Hi Tomuda, Welcome from another Aussie hanger....

    Hi Tomuda,

    Welcome from another Aussie hanger. Be warned! This forum has claimed many ground dwellers and turned them into crazed hangers that will spend the rest of their days in search of the...
  3. Thread: Orange hammock?

    by Rikall
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    I am the current proud owner of this classic....

    I am the current proud owner of this classic. It's up for grabs again if anyone is interested. Send me a PM.
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    I'm in. Thanks for doing the competition. I...

    I'm in.
    Thanks for doing the competition. I would love some more TATO gear for the collection :)
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    Thanks for inspiring us to get out and hit the...

    Thanks for inspiring us to get out and hit the trails again. Great pics!
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    I love the concept. Excited to see where this...

    I love the concept. Excited to see where this goes.
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    In the link that Narksos provided they state that...

    In the link that Narksos provided they state that the basic version weighs in at 0.6oz each

    The deluxe version weighs in at slightly over 1oz.
  8. Thread: Darien ul

    by Rikall
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    Mine arrived yesterday. When I picked up the box...

    Mine arrived yesterday. When I picked up the box my first thought was that Papasmurf forgot to pack the hammock inside before he shipped it. Let's just say I was relieved to see the Darien inside the...
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    Now that would make things difficult to get out...

    Now that would make things difficult to get out of the hammock and run for your life when the undead discover your campsite. :)
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    Have you tried contacting thruhiker?

    Have you tried contacting thruhiker?
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    Hammock in a ute in Thailand

    I was recently in Thailand for business and we were travelling around southern Thailand in a mini bus. I was nervous about getting into the mini bus after I noticed the driver was wearing racing...
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    Glad to hear that the NanoBuginator survived its...

    Glad to hear that the NanoBuginator survived its maiden outing despite the rigorous testing you put it through. :lol:

    I've been looking to get a bug net made from nano and it looks like BIAS is...
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    Got one on its way across the pond. Nice work...

    Got one on its way across the pond. Nice work Brandon. Really looking forward to checking the bridge out.
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    Contact Papasmurf and see if he might do you a...

    Contact Papasmurf and see if he might do you a custom bug sock out of nanoseum. You can get the nanoseum from thru-hiker.com.
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    I'm not saying it is a bad product, but for the...

    I'm not saying it is a bad product, but for the 11 month wait I was a little bit disappointed in the finish and the reports on durability (leaks).
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    LOL so true. Hopefully the difference will be...

    LOL so true. Hopefully the difference will be that the bridge will actually be worth the wait. ;)
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    Welcome to the forum Denmonkey! Another...

    Welcome to the forum Denmonkey!

    Another alternative bug net is the Hug designed by Dejoha. It is a half bug net design that would cut the weight down. There are instructions on how to make it in...
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    Nice work Tendertoe! I'm glad you found the...

    Nice work Tendertoe! I'm glad you found the comfort you were seeking! :)

    Can I ask how you have done your suspension? From the first pic it looks like you have a continuous loop going through the...
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    +1 I gave mine a wash yesterday in warm water...

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    I gave mine a wash yesterday in warm water with a small amount of fabric softener and the material feels much nicer now.

    I did some reading last night on different whipping and cinching...
  20. Thanks for this lazarus. Now I've got a few more...

    Thanks for this lazarus. Now I've got a few more vendors to check out that I had never heard of before. :)
  21. A hammock with bling! :D

    A hammock with bling! :D
  22. I wish! Nah, I had to pay $23 for 5 to be shipped...

    I wish! Nah, I had to pay $23 for 5 to be shipped by UPS.

    UPS now have a presence in Australia. I've noticed quite a few of the brown vans getting around town. The driver that dropped my parcel...
  23. I got my order this morning. A total of 5 days...

    I got my order this morning. A total of 5 days since the order was placed. Not bad since they had to traverse the pond to get here. :)

    The material does feel a bit firm and scratchy but I think a...
  24. Thanks for the heads up on this sale. I just...

    Thanks for the heads up on this sale. I just ordered 5 to make hammocks for friends and family. Including freight I can make them for around $18 a piece (I got the 10% discount as well :thumbup:)....
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    Very nice!

    Very nice!
  26. If you want you can send it to my BongoUS address...

    If you want you can send it to my BongoUS address in the US and I can ship it to Aus at no cost. You would be up for freight from Qld to WA only.
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    PM inbound

    PM inbound
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    Welcome to the forum Teej. Titanium_hiker has...

    Welcome to the forum Teej. Titanium_hiker has provided some good information to get you started. This forum is a wealth of knowledge and the members are first class and always willing to lend a hand.
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    Very true and well said oldgringo. It is very...

    Very true and well said oldgringo. It is very easy to become complacent and as you said, it only takes a second to do a once over.
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    Glad no damage was done. I almost joined the...

    Glad no damage was done.

    I almost joined the club over the weekend. I have a traveller with webbing suspension that I hang in the garage when I get some spare time. The only time it gets used is...
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    Nice work MacEntyre. I came up with the same...

    Nice work MacEntyre.

    I came up with the same design about 12 months ago and made it on a small scale with some dowel and some cord. It was a pain in the butt to get it all together and I figured...
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    Welcome to the forum. There is a member on this...

    Welcome to the forum. There is a member on this forum (HitchHiking) that is Sydney based and makes tarps and may be able to do some custom work for you. Try the link below to view his website.
    ...
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    Going to have to pass on this. It is coming into...

    Going to have to pass on this. It is coming into our winter soon and thinking about it I tend to only car camp or do short hikes when it is cold so I will probably go with an incubator just for the...
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    What length is this quilt? Very interested as...

    What length is this quilt? Very interested as well.
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    +1 I bought my first hammock through Jeff as...

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    I bought my first hammock through Jeff as well. 1st class service all the way.
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    What hammock? I don't see any hammock. :D Nice...

    What hammock? I don't see any hammock. :D

    Nice job on the DIY.
  37. PM inbound for the tarp and hammock

    PM inbound for the tarp and hammock
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    I have a 4 year old daughter that would love a...

    I have a 4 year old daughter that would love a new hammock. She has been bugging me for a new one since she outgrew her last one. She's most annoyed that her 2 year old brother now has her old...
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    Thanks for the trip report ofuros. I'm heading up...

    Thanks for the trip report ofuros. I'm heading up that way for 2 nights this coming weekend. How were the ticks and leeches?
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    +1 A well built and very comfortable hammock.

    +1

    A well built and very comfortable hammock.
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    I love Main Range except for the leeches. The...

    I love Main Range except for the leeches. The place is full of them!

    Great pics once again. Thanks for sharing.
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    Great pics!

    Great pics!
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    I'll take them both. Happy to pay the difference...

    I'll take them both. Happy to pay the difference for shipping to Oz.
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    Thanks for the link to lytw8.com. There are some...

    Thanks for the link to lytw8.com. There are some good DIY instructions on there.
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    Wow! Great photos and that trip report was a...

    Wow! Great photos and that trip report was a fantastic read. Fraser Island is a beautiful part of the world and you really did show it off with this post.
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    Not sure if I would trust this design that much...

    Not sure if I would trust this design that much but it may give you some ideas.
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    Looks like an interesting bit of kit. PM sent.

    Looks like an interesting bit of kit. PM sent.
  48. Thread: MacCat Deluxe

    by Rikall
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    Hope you enjoy your purchase. They are a great...

    Hope you enjoy your purchase. They are a great piece of gear.
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    Poll: With 83% I had a calf ridge problem in the WBBB....

    With 83% I had a calf ridge problem in the WBBB. I swapped the SRL out for an adjustable and with a slightly shorter length ( approx. 81%) I found the comfort I was after.

    It would be interesting...
  50. Thread: Hangout spot

    by Rikall
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    Hangout spot

    Not sure if this has been posted before. I did a search but couldn't find anything on it.

    I was browsing the Gizmodo site and found a link to this article on a Hangout Spot that has been built in...
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