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    Howdy from Tallahassee! I'm in Orange Park a lot,...

    Howdy from Tallahassee! I'm in Orange Park a lot, and I'd be glad to meet up with you if you wanted to take a look at any of my gear, get tips, etc. There will also be a huge group at the Summer's...
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    What size needle and thread are you using?

    What size needle and thread are you using?
  3. Excellent report! I was there just a couple days...

    Excellent report! I was there just a couple days after you. My report is forthcoming.
  4. I will be coming in from Pat's Island Friday...

    I will be coming in from Pat's Island Friday afternoon or early evening. Staying through Sunday.
  5. My understanding is that Maroon Bells isn't...

    My understanding is that Maroon Bells isn't closed, but camping at one of the lakes is. But I'll look into it. Just landed in Denver, waiting in line to get my rental car now. Spending a couple days...
  6. I'll probably be there.

    I'll probably be there.
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    A question for the ages.

    A question for the ages.
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    There shouldn't be any problem using them with...

    There shouldn't be any problem using them with 1/8" amsteel, as I can fit two loops of 7/64" amsteel in the narrowest part of the anchor easily.

    I might be the only person that regularly posts on...
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    I think he means if you flip the strap kind of...

    I think he means if you flip the strap kind of inside out so that the working end (the part of the strap you moved out of the way in the second picture) is on the inside so it is touching the tree...
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    I was using the Adutchables with tree straps and...

    I was using the Adutchables with tree straps and speed hooks. Eventually (long after Dutch discontinued them), I decided the Speed Hooks were too risky, as they were definitely damaging the amsteel...
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    That does indeed appear to be correct. Not sure...

    That does indeed appear to be correct. Not sure why you'd have the slipping issue. It never happened to me back when I used my Adutchables. Very odd.
  12. I guess it just boils down to the two of us...

    I guess it just boils down to the two of us having a different philosophy. I can't think of what the negative consequences would have been if any of those people had noticed you were there. Even if...
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    Can you post another picture showing what's going...

    Can you post another picture showing what's going on behind the working end of the strap?
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    Since there will be no shock cord as part of the...

    Since there will be no shock cord as part of the quilt suspension, you could compress the insulation some.
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    I'm all for 0.67 for outer shells on both top and...

    I'm all for 0.67 for outer shells on both top and underquilts
  16. Thanks! I had been considering camping there the...

    Thanks! I had been considering camping there the first night, depends on what time I get into Aspen. I appreciate the heads up!
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    I used 5/8" for all the grosgrain on this tarp as...

    I used 5/8" for all the grosgrain on this tarp as well.
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    Fleaz on split rings on my d-rings, with Lawson...

    Fleaz on split rings on my d-rings, with Lawson reflective cord.
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    Is my hammock damaged?

    I got my HyperD 1.0 hammock out of storage to treat it with permethrin in advance of a trip I'm taking soon. I noticed that in the area where I get into the hammock, there were some lines that didn't...
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    I think you could attach it to the tarp without...

    I think you could attach it to the tarp without really changing the design of the skirt or the design of the tarp very much by using snaps. You could install snaps on the tarp body like I did for my...
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    Wow, you must use a lot of cord!

    Wow, you must use a lot of cord!
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    Any hammock from any of the cottage vendors with...

    Any hammock from any of the cottage vendors with an integrated bug net will have a structural ridgeline. If you opt for a hammock without an integrated bug net, you can get a structural ridgeline to...
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    Kyle had me at olive yellow.

    Kyle had me at olive yellow.
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    What shape will the skirt be?

    What shape will the skirt be?
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    Also take a look at Simply Light Designs and...

    Also take a look at Simply Light Designs and Hammeck. Both offer great hammocks made out of your choice of lightweight materials, and can include integrated bugnets if that is important to you.

    I...
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    The problem with paracord is that it stretches...

    The problem with paracord is that it stretches over time. So you might get a nice taut pitch at first, but as the night goes on it will sag more and more.
  27. Thanks for the reply! Should I plan on doing both...

    Thanks for the reply! Should I plan on doing both of those passes in one day, then?
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    Okay here you go. Hopefully the picture will...

    Okay here you go. Hopefully the picture will explain it better than I could.

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    That would be a great idea were it not for the...

    That would be a great idea were it not for the fact that I'm kind of fanatical about getting rid of clothing I no longer use. It gives me some kind of sick pleasure. So I rarely have old shirts on...
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    Cheap Joann's fabric suggestion?

    I need to buy some cheap fabric to play around with mockups for a hipbelt pocket. I don't care what kind of fabric it is, as I'm only using it to come up with measurements. I don't want to wander...
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    Unless you get rain blowing sideways, your setup...

    Unless you get rain blowing sideways, your setup as pictured will work fine.
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    The lightest weight tarp you are going to find is...

    The lightest weight tarp you are going to find is cuben fiber. You can get them from Hammock Gear or Zpacks, but it will take probably 6-8 weeks due to a cuben fiber shortage.

    That having been...
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    PolyD 1.4 would also work well and be a little...

    PolyD 1.4 would also work well and be a little lighter.
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    How much do you weigh? Dutch's site is...

    How much do you weigh?

    Dutch's site is www.dutchwaregear.com
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    Sounds like a lot of fun! I'm not sure a tin just...

    Sounds like a lot of fun! I'm not sure a tin just for some triscuits qualifies as UL though;)
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    Including the ridgeline, hardware, and snake...

    Including the ridgeline, hardware, and snake skins, the tarp body is 15.9 oz. Each pair of doors is 3.0 oz.
  37. Outside of either hunting or a scenario where...

    Outside of either hunting or a scenario where society has collapsed and staying hidden becomes a matter of survival, I will never understand the "blend in" philosophy.
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    That's not a bad idea. Sadly the only scraps I...

    That's not a bad idea. Sadly the only scraps I have on hand are olive yellow silpoly, which would look hideous with blaze orange. Even though it'd be inside the pack only it would still bother me.
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    I could, but I'm almost out of half inch...

    I could, but I'm almost out of half inch grosgrain, and doing edge bonding with grosgrain is kind of frustrating because it doesn't want to stay folded unless I take the time to iron it.
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    Yeah I guess that would work. I'm not near brave...

    Yeah I guess that would work. I'm not near brave enough to try it though.
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    I agree! I think one problem for getting RSBTR...

    I agree! I think one problem for getting RSBTR their own sub forum will be that so much of the discussion about them is in the DIY forums.
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    I'm leaving for an 8 day backpacking trip in a...

    I'm leaving for an 8 day backpacking trip in a week, and while I do have another pack, I'd be mighty upset not to be able to use this one after working on it for hours a day every day for 2-3 weeks,...
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    Sure, but I sold my tarp tie outs and the...

    Sure, but I sold my tarp tie outs and the replacements won't be here until probably Monday, so I can't set the tarp up to take pics until then. If you don't hear back from me by Tuesday, remind me.
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    The snaps are mega easy to install. You can do it...

    The snaps are mega easy to install. You can do it in 30 seconds. Buttons require hand sewing, which I don't know how to do. :)
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    Amsteel is much stronger. Use it when you are...

    Amsteel is much stronger. Use it when you are supporting body weight, such as in hammock suspension. Zing it or lash it can be used for most other applications, such as hammock ridgeline, tarp...
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    It will be entirely inside the pack, but they...

    It will be entirely inside the pack, but they don't have any 100% poly bias tape in any color at all. I'll go see what they have tomorrow and hope.

    Thanks for the input y'all!
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    Bias tape question

    I'm building a pack, and I've been using Wright's satin single fold bias tape. I picked satin because it is 100% polyester. All the other varieties at Joann are 65% polyester, 35% cotton. I don't...
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    But but but winter is going to start before...

    But but but winter is going to start before 2016!!!!
  49. Nicely done. I'm always impressed when people...

    Nicely done. I'm always impressed when people have the courage to use a contrasting thread color on their first project.
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    Howdy! I'll be in your neck of the woods on a...

    Howdy! I'll be in your neck of the woods on a couple weeks hiking the Lost Creek Wilderness and the Maroon Bells. Feel free to tag along :)
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