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  1. Thanks for all the quick responses! I will be...

    Thanks for all the quick responses! I will be unable to work on it for a while, but I'll go through these suggestions and let you guys know how it worked out!
  2. Stitches of various lengths in same seam!

    So here's the issue:

    You can see the really tiny stitches starting on the green fabric I scavenged from some JCP puffers

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    As I'm sewing along it mostly behaves until this interface of...
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    Everything has been super speedy and responsive...

    Everything has been super speedy and responsive on my order earlier this week. See what happens when you treat us too well, Dutch! We get paranoid if you take a bathroom break before sending...
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    Exciting news, keep up the good work!

    Exciting news, keep up the good work!
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    I like the pillow idea, awilhelm. I guess no one...

    I like the pillow idea, awilhelm. I guess no one else is/was as surprised by the softness! I'm thinking I may do just the inner layer of my CS top quilt with it...then again people used to just use...
  6. Thanks, Kyle! That does look pretty similar and...

    Thanks, Kyle! That does look pretty similar and since Magna does a lot of military 2nds I bet you're right. Thanks for the heads up!
  7. It does seem to have a reinforced grid. I was...

    It does seem to have a reinforced grid. I was thinking hammock body is the most obvious choice. I'm north of that weight range so I'll go double. I'm wanting to make a bridge, but not sure exactly...
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    Looks nice! Also, I'm sure the name was etched in...

    Looks nice! Also, I'm sure the name was etched in to save a few milligrams of titanium :-)
  9. You're spot on, Dutch. I had some issues with...

    You're spot on, Dutch. I had some issues with customer service over a few months before finally getting my order, so I was hoping to avoid calling again.
    If anyone can help with the codes, that...
  10. Mystery Fabric Codes-What should I make with this?

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    So, I got about 40 yards of the fabric you see above. I don't know exact details as it was a replacement for a different fabric I ordered that went out of stock at Magna Fabrics.:scared: ...
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    Thanks for chiming in, Dutch! I really enjoy my...

    Thanks for chiming in, Dutch! I really enjoy my argon stuff, I think I was just pleasantly surprised by the nylonD. Do you think it's too breathable for a UQ or TQ?
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    I absolutely agree, heycorb. Being in Georgia,...

    I absolutely agree, heycorb. Being in Georgia, it's warmer than most locales and basically always requires a bugnet (mosquitos are already terrorizing)!
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    Thanks for chiming in! I figured down was out,...

    Thanks for chiming in! I figured down was out, but you never know what people on here have tried!

    So maybe too breathable for uq, but that'd probably ok for top then, huh? I sweat a good amount...
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    Nylon D 1.0 softness!

    WOW! I just got in some NylonD 1.0 and I'm pretty blown away by the softness. I've made an argon 90 top and underquilt and thought they were soft, but this NylonD is incredible. I got it to make...
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    That sounds about right!

    That sounds about right!
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    I agree with you, clean! They are really cost...

    I agree with you, clean! They are really cost prohibitive to buy in small amounts and it would be nice to buy them from one of our own. Maybe just pick some of the most common shapes/sizes and go...
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    I've used the smaller and larger sizes and prefer...

    I've used the smaller and larger sizes and prefer the small one, actually. Too much fabric for the big one! I'm 5'10" and have been up to 280lbs when using them. My wife thinks (and I agree) that...
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    So no wear on your set, Richard? Thanks...

    So no wear on your set, Richard?



    Thanks guys! I wasn't sure exactly what part was causing the issues...I thought it might've been the wrap part on the back, so independent of normal whoopie...
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    So what's the consensus on using them as plain...

    So what's the consensus on using them as plain whoopie hooks? I've got a couple sets and I don't mind using them on a standard whoopie suspension. Do I just need to file the hook edges smooth and...
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    Yeah, unfortunately Preacher is right, I got...

    Yeah, unfortunately Preacher is right, I got about a pound of down out of mine...
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
  22. FYI, I've gotten the myfilestore redirect a few...

    FYI, I've gotten the myfilestore redirect a few times in the last few days.
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    Here's a great tutorial for fleece top quilt that...

    Here's a great tutorial for fleece top quilt that could be applied to the poncho liner as well:

    http://theultimatehang.com/2013/05/diy-fleece-top-quilt-liner-and-hood/

    This is for a synthetic...
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    Welcome from Rome!

    Welcome from Rome!
  25. Scotty, how do you like those truffle/D baffles? ...

    Scotty, how do you like those truffle/D baffles? I've debated on them myself, but wasn't sure how they work in the wild :-) Any details on your quilt? Thanks!
  26. I hate to revive an old thread, but I thought...

    I hate to revive an old thread, but I thought this would be interesting to people asking the same questions I am while researching for a first down quilt. It looks like backpacker covered some of...
  27. Thread: UQ For Feet

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    I think the problem there, Five Tango, like with...

    I think the problem there, Five Tango, like with a sleeping bag is the insulation compressing under you. This could let the parts of your feet touching the hammock get cold, rather than being...
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    Good thinking, the elastic is a nice touch!

    Good thinking, the elastic is a nice touch!
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    Thanks for the input! If you make the outer...

    Thanks for the input! If you make the outer layer larger, won't that defeat the point of having a double layer for strength? I'll probably use an underquilt, but thought if I had to make a DL...
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    Double Layer Bridge Question!

    Hey gang!

    Looking to make a double layer bridge, but I've never made anything double layer before. Are there any tutorials or guides on the differences or tips? I'm going to use hikingdad's...
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    Welcome from Rome!

    Welcome from Rome!
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    Welcome to the forum! I've got family down Irwin...

    Welcome to the forum! I've got family down Irwin county way! Glad to see more south GA hangers! :-)
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    I'm in! Merry Christmas!

    I'm in! Merry Christmas!
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    With so many praise threads created (good problem...

    With so many praise threads created (good problem for Dutch), I don't want to clog up his subforum with another, but I also had an incredible experience. Lots of help with my order and near instant...
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    I don't have any advice as I'm just about to make...

    I don't have any advice as I'm just about to make my first quilts soon, but I just wanted to stop by and give you some encouragement! Hopefully, someone will see your message and give you some good...
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    Those are amazing!

    Those are amazing!
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    Great video! It's nice to see all the quilt...

    Great video! It's nice to see all the quilt gadgets in the same place. Really gives a better idea of how they work together!
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    Yeah, unfortunately I've the burrs as well

    Yeah, unfortunately I've the burrs as well
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    Thanks for all the responses! Since this is my...

    Thanks for all the responses! Since this is my first dutch Ti gear, I wasn't sure if it was user error! :-)
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    Speed hook clip tight

    Hey guys, I'm hoping you could help me out! I'm new to Ti goodies, but I was pretty excited when I saw the ingenious new speed hooks. I just got them in today and haven't had a chance to hang, but...
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    Late to the party, but got mine in today!! I...

    Late to the party, but got mine in today!! I already spliced the amsteel, but it's too cold (since I don't have proper insulation) to test it out :-(
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    Giovanni, thanks for helping to keep innovation...

    Giovanni, thanks for helping to keep innovation alive on this site! Always nice to see, especially from a newcomer! Glad to have you!
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    Looks great! Thanks for the still low price! I...

    Looks great! Thanks for the still low price! I think I'll finally relax on amsteel everything and see what Dutchware is all about! I laughed out loud watching the video, what an ingenious idea. ...
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    Thanks for the info, corrupt! And thanks...

    Thanks for the info, corrupt!




    And thanks for backing up my geography, gm!
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    Any idea on the approximate fill power? That's a...

    Any idea on the approximate fill power? That's a pretty good price if they didn't have high shipping! I'm looking to do some of my first down projects as well! Thanks!
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    Great idea, Shug! I hope this inspires all of us...

    Great idea, Shug! I hope this inspires all of us here to stop hording good, but not quite light/new/cool/trendy gear and put it to good use!
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    Great idea, thanks for sharing!

    Great idea, thanks for sharing!
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    Wow! Beautiful setup! I wonder how I can break...

    Wow! Beautiful setup! I wonder how I can break the news to my wife? I solemnly swear that I'm up to no good...
  49. Really well done! I just saw it pop up in my...

    Really well done! I just saw it pop up in my youtube feed and I'm glad I did! Very clear instructions without a lot of rambling, I could tell you made sure to keep it a manageable length. Good...
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    That looks great! Thanks for sharing!

    That looks great! Thanks for sharing!
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