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    Looks fine. How'd you connect the other end of...

    Looks fine. How'd you connect the other end of the webbing? Sewn onto an existing seam maybe? I prefer the boxed X for the look and function.
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    That's why I like the x bend. Where you pinch the...

    That's why I like the x bend. Where you pinch the CL with the starp is exactly where it stays. Even the becket slides a little to tighten. Also stupid simple to undo.
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    Ha! I'm a vise grip guy.

    Ha! I'm a vise grip guy.
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    I believe it is a slipped reef but Jeff Meyers...

    I believe it is a slipped reef but Jeff Meyers say's it's a slipped larks. It doesn't wrap around itself so I don't think a larks is even close.

    It is very easy to pull loose when untying. It...
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    v.s. X Bend?...

    v.s. X Bend?
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/152358-no-more-becket-reef-it!!!
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    I was going to argue but went back and read about...

    I was going to argue but went back and read about it first. I thought it was Down, it's not. I'm don't see a weight so not really sure of any benefit over a snugpak for $45.

    Kurt, look forward to...
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    Poll: wanna meet up friday morning out there? I'm only...

    wanna meet up friday morning out there? I'm only a few hours away.
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    Spiguyver and Gresh!! That's my vote. First time...

    Spiguyver and Gresh!! That's my vote. First time hearing about Tim. I'll check it out...
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    fleece is basically synthetic wool, great...

    fleece is basically synthetic wool, great insulation even damp. A little bulky but I like this idea. Surely it will keep the skeeters from biting too.

    I think you might get better under coverage...
  10. The only thing to fear is fear itself. We are...

    The only thing to fear is fear itself.

    We are pretty much at the top of the food chain unless you have a kodiak or Grizzly to worry about. Not in IN though...
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    I have been working on a scissor lift frame for...

    I have been working on a scissor lift frame for my pickup truck bed for a truck bed pop up tent. This material will be perfect for this application. If only for the top and part of the side walls. I...
  12. I noticed the walmart daisy chains are down to...

    I noticed the walmart daisy chains are down to $9.87 BUT they are 9.6' each. I guess that's not bad if you're using whoopoes too.
  13. Poll: yeah, I wish loops were included in the poll. I...

    yeah, I wish loops were included in the poll. I just becket hitch my tie out lines to my loops.
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    Okay, but that's a lot of B.S. to go through for...

    Okay, but that's a lot of B.S. to go through for only this ONE forum. Yes, it bugs me a lot. It's not just I phone or Galaxie pictures. Pics stolen from the web do it too.
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    Happy early fathers day.Card at Walmart...

    I thought this was cool. 3D hammock hanger.I tried everything to get this picture to post upright. What is the problem with posting photos and when is it going to be fixed? this is the only forum I...
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    I set up at home in an area I call the Grotto....

    I set up at home in an area I call the Grotto. it's a stand of trees where our horse had always hung out for shade. He has been gone for 4 years now. I slept out in a light rain with a heavy fog and...
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    I'm not that familiar with the super fly but...

    I'm not that familiar with the super fly but usually the ridgeline gets sealed. The tie outs arent going to get your gear wet unless maybe in porch mode and it runs back toward the hammock. Any tarp...
  18. Thank you for the trip report. I'm so envious....

    Thank you for the trip report. I'm so envious. Can't wait for this fall. I appreciate the link to the adk forum. Never knew of such a thing.
  19. I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one that did...

    I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one that did that. I didn't realize it until I was done with one end. It easily just pulled open. I wish I saw the tip of heating the awl. I poked it through the...
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    I may be confused here. It looks like the zipper...

    I may be confused here. It looks like the zipper is on the end and center of the bug net. I can't see how you would get in and out of the hammock or reach the zipper once you are inside. Does the...
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    Every tree on my property is at least 18 feet...

    Every tree on my property is at least 18 feet apart from any other one. I love my 15 foot straps. Depends where you hang I guess...
  22. https://www.youtube.com/user/AppalachianWildGear...

    https://www.youtube.com/user/AppalachianWildGear = wildgear adventures.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvyk-4jW6G0fHnL9ueyVUJA = same guy, make your own gear page.
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    I have a sub7 recently bought from here. I can...

    I have a sub7 recently bought from here. I can nap in it comfortably at 5'11" and 200lbs. I also have a 67" wide and 12' long 1.1 oz ripstop nylon and it's only 11oz with the heavy loops I have on...
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    Welcome from Near Syracuse!! Be sure to check out...

    Welcome from Near Syracuse!! Be sure to check out the northeast sub forum...
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    Welcome from near Syracuse. B sure to watch the...

    Welcome from near Syracuse. B sure to watch the northeast sub forum. Slowly getting a group hang set up. Stillwater resevoir area in Spetember possibly.
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    I always thought the 30 degree hangle was to...

    I always thought the 30 degree hangle was to protect the trees. It's the balanceing point of center of gravity. too steep and it pulls the bark down and too shallow creases the bark on the back...
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    Install a zipper. I can't believe the only way in...

    Install a zipper. I can't believe the only way in or out is to retract it to one end. If you can't instll a zipper send it to someone that can.


    Go Dutch first, always. LOL!
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    I'll listen tonight. I love the gresh and...

    I'll listen tonight. I love the gresh and spiguyver segments. I hope the two are willing to stay with it as long as life permits.
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    Poll: Chapinb, Great you're close. I didn't get out...

    Chapinb, Great you're close. I didn't get out there. We got heavily side tracked by yard work. Finished up our new patio from last year, cleaned all the debris from plowing snow, and got the...
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    Poll: I'll let you choose. I'm open to any week. I am...

    I'll let you choose. I'm open to any week. I am thinking of driving up there Friday to do a quick shake down, recon of the area. I'll post up some video and pictures.
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    Poll: Thank you very much for the input. valuable. I...

    Thank you very much for the input. valuable. I read on the DEC site I linked to that it is an East/West lake and can get hazardous quick. I hope everyone takes the time to read that page and others...
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    Poll: I didn't mention driving. Yes it's true. I...

    I didn't mention driving.



    Yes it's true. I wrote.."A large group can dissipate for night camping and hike in to congragate at or near the beach", meaning "Hike" not drive.



    I did state...
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    Poll: Please vote. Nothing setting in stone, just to...

    Please vote. Nothing setting in stone, just to give an idea of the best over all options to choose a date from.

    Here is a list of nearby gas stations. The Stillwater Shop didn't exist when I was...
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    Poll: My Wife and I first visited the place the day we...

    My Wife and I first visited the place the day we bought our first brand new car. A 2003 Chevy Cavalier. We drove over 50 miles of dirt roads and it was very scenic. We came upon the Stillwater...
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    Poll: Adirondack hang. Stillwater Reservoir

    I think I found a perfect location for a NY/N.E. summer hang. The Stillwater Reservoir is a very large area with wilderness forest on 3 sides. Pepper box, Five Ponds, and Pigeon Lake. It has...
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    My D.I.Y. tarp is 10' square with a lot of tie...

    My D.I.Y. tarp is 10' square with a lot of tie out around the perimeter. It weighs 17 OZ. and can go from full winter storm to asym by folding the corners inside and connecting them together.

    I...
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    Did you make it out of the Walmart curtains? The...

    Did you make it out of the Walmart curtains? The nano'seeum is much lighter. I do believe Dutch has them.

    10' is 6.5 oz.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/bottom-entry-bugnet/
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    You want to stay away from the fronkey style? I...

    You want to stay away from the fronkey style? I much prefer it. It just slides to one end when not needed. Stays in the skin with the hammock in storing.
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    Just dress warm. The pioneers didn't have...

    Just dress warm. The pioneers didn't have Radar....
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    FS: The two AHE can't also be rated for 20* can they?

    The two AHE can't also be rated for 20* can they?
  41. FS: money sent. It didn't go thru because I missed...

    money sent. It didn't go thru because I missed the B at the beginning of your e-mail. I made the correction and resent it. Also pm'd this info. I'm sorry I should have double checked all that first.
  42. FS: I'll take it. PM coming..

    I'll take it. PM coming..
  43. I just recently learned there is a trans...

    I just recently learned there is a trans Adirondack trail. A 240 mile thru hike of the park. I ordered the guide and maps. When they get here I will try to find a good state forest wilderness area...
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    Welcome to the forum. I'm an hour and half south...

    Welcome to the forum. I'm an hour and half south of you. If you want to come hang, I have a few hammocks and lot of trees. I'll be glad to show you a few quick and easy setups. Do you have a hammock...
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    Looking forward to listening to it tonight.

    Looking forward to listening to it tonight.
  46. Ideal campground is on the schroon river. ...

    Ideal campground is on the schroon river.

    https://goo.gl/maps/FWe5EigtdpS2

    Natural stone bridges and caves is a tourist trap in the area.

    Maybe Minerva lake campground? kind of out of...
  47. Thread: Kenmore C877.20

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    yes good machine. No it depends a lot on the year...

    yes good machine. No it depends a lot on the year it was made. Can you post a picture of yours? Maybe get some detail shots of the dial and the needle end.
  48. Thread: Kenmore C877.20

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    https://www.bing.com/search?q=Kenmore+C877.20&pc=M...

    https://www.bing.com/search?q=Kenmore+C877.20&pc=MOZD&form=MOZLBR

    What do you want to know specifically? I have a kenmore 522. I don't like it much as it has a drive wheel that rubbs against the...
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    I understand how hard it is on you, to say the...

    I understand how hard it is on you, to say the words. I must say that this post also speaks volumes about the small cottage customer service. You could have kept it private, or closed. I think I can...
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    FS: What size is the bot? In liters please?

    What size is the bot? In liters please?
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