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    Maybe. A SRL will prevent the geometry of the...

    Maybe. A SRL will prevent the geometry of the hammock from varying much. Without a SRL you run the risk of tearing the net should your hammock length exceed that of your net. Another benefit of...
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    FS: dachuggs have you PM'd the seller?

    dachuggs have you PM'd the seller?
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    FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    How big was the piece of fabric you were working...

    How big was the piece of fabric you were working with? Smaller swatches of fabric are often hard to work with. When working with slippery fabric I sometimes pin it to a piece of tissue paper (stuff...
  5. FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    FS: Price is now $125 shipped.

    Price is now $125 shipped.
  7. WTB: Lightweight as in not heavy or light duty temps?

    Lightweight as in not heavy or light duty temps?
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    It's much easier to supplement or improvise top...

    It's much easier to supplement or improvise top insulation than bottom insulation. That is to say a 0 degree UQ can generally be used comfortably from 0 degrees up to room temperature (~70 degrees)...
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    There is a similar thread running where...

    There is a similar thread running where sargevining suggests SnugPack Jungle Blanket. I have a 4 searson AHE Jarbidge which I've taken into the 20s.
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    The DriDucks Weather Shield is certainly lighter...

    The DriDucks Weather Shield is certainly lighter but the material is quite fragile. The PLUQ is going to be much more durable in the long term and less likely to create condensation issues. I've...
  11. FS: Here are actual photos of the net on my 11'...

    Here are actual photos of the net on my 11' hammock.

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  12. I confirmed the issue. The Media Gallery add-on...

    I confirmed the issue. The Media Gallery add-on is no longer being supported by the original author. When we upgraded form VB 3.x to 4.x I had to alter (hack) portions of the media gallery to get...
  13. I've not heard of anyone trying but there's this...

    I've not heard of anyone trying but there's this guy on HF named climbing.kevin who made a vest+underquilt so if anyone can do it you can. :cool:
  14. No chance it's the end of the bury poking out is...

    No chance it's the end of the bury poking out is it?
  15. FS: SLD Mosquito Defender 360║ bug net

    10' Simply Light Designs Mosquito Defender 360 sock. Used on my 11' SLD Tree Runner one night. Includes forest green stuff sack. Was $65+shipping, yours for $55 shipped US.
    ...
  16. pnyberg and Thunder what type of device (iPhone,...

    pnyberg and Thunder what type of device (iPhone, Windows 7 computer, etc) and application (YouTube App for Android, Safari web browser) were you using when you got those results?
  17. Just to paint a clear picture the issue is where...

    Just to paint a clear picture the issue is where the continuous loops hang in the hook itself? You aren't trying to use them like speedhooks?
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    First night was in my yard. Hammock:...

    First night was in my yard.

    Hammock: Ubiquitous crinkle taffeta tablecloth DIY
    Tarp: None
    Top insulation: Old, bulky, heavy synthetic Outdoor Products sleeping bag
    Bottom insulation: Yoga mat
    ...
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    Consider adding continuous loops at each end of...

    Consider adding continuous loops at each end of your hammock. They don't weigh much and give you greater flexibility. I Z-Line Spectra Cord but any of the options you listed will work fine for tarp...
  20. FS: Those were already listed and purchased in a...

    Those were already listed and purchased in a different thread.
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    Also trinni's fatrocket down beanie...

    Also trinni's fatrocket down beanie.
  22. SOLD: I stand corrected. Norm1 has the claim on the...

    I stand corrected. Norm1 has the claim on the winter.
  23. SOLD: Gastar had first claim on the summer. Free...

    Gastar had first claim on the summer.
    Free Home are you claiming the winter for $175?
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    FYI this thread hasn't been active since August...

    FYI this thread hasn't been active since August of 2012.
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    FS: ZPacks Zero Hybrid 2.9

    Size medium
    Right side pocket
    Mesh pocket
    Haul loop
    Sit pad cord
    Army green/black

    Used less than a half dozen times. Was $155 plus shipping new. Will let it go for $130 shipped.

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    I usually attach my UQ at home, toss the TQ into...

    I usually attach my UQ at home, toss the TQ into my hammock and then put the whole bundle into my back head end, followed by foot end. When I get to my destination I grab the foot end, attach to the...
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    For most of us two people in a single hammock...

    For most of us two people in a single hammock just isn't comfortable. Apparently there are exceptions and then some.
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    Interesting concept. You say the idea came out...

    Interesting concept. You say the idea came out of nowhere but clearly you were thinking about something. What lead you down this path?
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    A good reminder to check your gear frequently. ...

    A good reminder to check your gear frequently. It's hard to tell from the picture but based on your text and signature I take it this was done using Derek's zip-tie whipping method?
  30. Nice work!

    Nice work!
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    Come on guys, Lighten up. We aren't the target...

    Come on guys, Lighten up. We aren't the target market. Instead of disparaging this product be happy we have and have discovered our cottage vendors and wealth of DIY information. On the upside it...
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    Dutchware, Ripstopbytheroll, lighthearthgear and...

    Dutchware, Ripstopbytheroll, lighthearthgear and many others sell noseeum netting.
  33. WITHDRAWN: Zpacks Hybrid Zero - small - Olive

    I recently purchased this ZPacks Zero from a fellow forum member on impulse. Need to free up funds for upcoming trip.

    Small size small torso.

    Flattened out is 30" tall x 14" wide - Olive...
  34. Also consider that splicing 2.2 is easier than...

    Also consider that splicing 2.2 is easier than 1.75.
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    Or aquatic life. Once dry it does not pose harm...

    Or aquatic life. Once dry it does not pose harm to cats. I always wear gloves when treating my gear.
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    Permethrin is not known to degrade fabric. It's...

    Permethrin is not known to degrade fabric. It's a relatively stable compound.
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    Since you have a single layer hammock just be...

    Since you have a single layer hammock just be sure whatever style bug net you decide upon provides full coverage for your backside. Mosquitoes will bite through a SL hammock.



    Yes. Very much...
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    I've used cinch closure bug nets exclusively and...

    I've used cinch closure bug nets exclusively and never had mosquitoes sneak in through the bottom. Mosquitoes aren't particularly clever.

    Do you have a single or double layer hammock?
  39. Indeed. I purchased some CS90 last spring with...

    Indeed. I purchased some CS90 last spring with the intention of making a SL for my LT thru. Due to time constraints I ended up purchasing a 1.1 SL Streamliner from SLD. Comfortable and lightweight...
  40. Thread: Woot

    by octothorpesarus
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    I see a lot of new members purchasing these...

    I see a lot of new members purchasing these hammocks because they are inexpensive. I purchased one for my son a few years back. Out of curiosity have any average sized adults here spent a night in...
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    I'm going to try to make this hang and I'll bring...

    I'm going to try to make this hang and I'll bring some dyneema. We can make a set of whoopie slings or UCRs.
  42. SOLD: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  43. Bumping an old thread back to life. Anyone have...

    Bumping an old thread back to life. Anyone have long term reports of their CS90 hammocks?
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    FS: I'll take one hank of green and one hank of...

    I'll take one hank of green and one hank of orange.
  45. The plastic figure 9s are surprisingly strong. I...

    The plastic figure 9s are surprisingly strong. I started with a figure 9 on a large, heavy guide gear tarp where it held in all weather conditions for several years before finally collapsing under...
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    Final vote placed. Hope you get it!

    Final vote placed. Hope you get it!
  47. I was hoping somebody here had purchased one and...

    I was hoping somebody here had purchased one and was brave enough to post their experience.
  48. Mods have jobs and lives and we don't always have...

    Mods have jobs and lives and we don't always have time to clean up threads and warn people as things happen. Sometimes when a thread gets heated the participants just need a little time to cool off....
  49. Guide Gear Portable Folding Hammock $39

    http://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/guide-gear-portable-folding-hammock?a=619954

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    At $39 the price is almost low enough that I'm willing to give it a try. Dutch one more for...
  50. The thread may make a reappearance but it needs...

    The thread may make a reappearance but it needs to be cleaned up first.
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