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  1. I have used both rope and webbing ring to ring...

    I have used both rope and webbing ring to ring friction savers while tree climbing. When used for tree climbing or rigging for limb/tree removal where you have a weighted rope repeatedly running...
  2. You didn't ask a question, but I assume you are...

    You didn't ask a question, but I assume you are looking for a source.

    You're referring to Ring to Ring Friction Savers and they work well for setting/removal from the...
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    In case you missed it, this came about because of...

    In case you missed it, this came about because of one disgruntled banned member that decided to take revenge by repeatedly deleting the PIF spreadsheet and or adding profanities to it. It only takes...
  4. Thread: Member journals

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    My google fu must not be strong enough today, the...

    My google fu must not be strong enough today, the only one I found was for watching "420" seeds grow....day by day by day. These "journals" seemed to just be normal threads under a forum titled "Grow...
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    The Gutermann thread you bought is overkill for...

    The Gutermann thread you bought is overkill for most anything hammock related. Gutermann Sews All, Mara 70 or the lighter weights of Tera are a better match for light weight fabrics and all have...
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    Actually, you take 446 and not 135 south from the...

    Actually, you take 446 and not 135 south from the east side of Bloomington.
  7. Thread: Member journals

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    It seems to me these "journals" would make...

    It seems to me these "journals" would make information more difficult to find and that only those specifically looking for it would ever find it. As it is, by reading threads, I'm exposed to things I...
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    A needle of size 90-100 is recommended for that...

    A needle of size 90-100 is recommended for that thread.

    Loose stitches on the bottom indicate too low of a top tension compared to the bottom tension. Assuming that you have not taken the top...
  9. Poll: Of course, all those that need Oct 24 could start...

    Of course, all those that need Oct 24 could start a thread and still go on the 24th.
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    And the problem with the "Backpacking" forum...

    And the problem with the "Backpacking" forum where that question is usually asked is...?????
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    The hammock suspension should be connected to the...

    The hammock suspension should be connected to the toprail as close to the toprail hanger as possible to minimise bowing of the toprail.

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    Always inspect your gear as you are hanging the...

    Always inspect your gear as you are hanging the hammock to insure one of the 'turns' is not on the side of the buckle as photographed and that the webbing is not folded or twisted as it passes...
  13. Post #19, angle given as 58 up from horizontal...

    Post #19, angle given as 58 up from horizontal (although it is noted on the wrong side of the upright)...https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/31145-Just-finished-my-DIY-Hammock-Stand
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    View correctly sized image on Flickr / click on...

    View correctly sized image on Flickr / click on the 'Share Photo' button / select and copy the BB Code / paste BB Code into post...

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/5/7851615_b0273fd63b.jpg
  15. A prior...

    A prior version...https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/34776-Portable-Hammock-Stand
  16. Yes, the poles need to be shorter so that you can...

    Yes, the poles need to be shorter so that you can get a 30 hang angle.
  17. Why does this keep running through my head??? ...

    Why does this keep running through my head???


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qP-NglUeZU
  18. Sticky: Different from other sites, but still easy. ...

    Different from other sites, but still easy.

    Instead of using 'Quick Reply', click 'Go Advanced' / 'Insert Video' button / paste full Youtube address from address bar...

    ...
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    There is a chance that thread in the bobbin/hook...

    There is a chance that thread in the bobbin/hook area is catching the hook and locking the machine. Follow the manual to remove the bobbin and hook and thoroughly clean the area.

    You can quickly...
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    Yes you have to be extremely careful around the...

    Yes you have to be extremely careful around the decals or you will remove the gold top layer and have silver instead.
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    Nice. Here's a link to the Owner's and Adjuster's...

    Nice. Here's a link to the Owner's and Adjuster's Manuals for the 15-91 as well as an excellent supplier of misc small parts for the machine.
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    It is common for the 'finished' length of mass...

    It is common for the 'finished' length of mass produced hammocks to be less than advertised. At best, it is the length of the fabric before sewing the end channels.
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    FWIW, the lighter the netting color, the harder...

    FWIW, the lighter the netting color, the harder it is to see through in daylight.
  24. I 100% agree. Re-threading the machine according...

    I 100% agree. Re-threading the machine according to the manual is most always the place to start when mysterious tension problems crop up.
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    Out of curiosity, I just checked the Member's...

    Out of curiosity, I just checked the Member's List for a member that I know was banned and he did not show on the list. However, a google "site" search brought up his old threads.

    As others have...
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    PM a moderator or administrator and they can have...

    PM a moderator or administrator and they can have an admin make the change.
  27. The "missed thread guide" at the back of the...

    The "missed thread guide" at the back of the machine is probably a tensioner for use only when loading a bobbin and not part of your problem.

    Now that you have already messed with the bobbin...
  28. If you check with the HG, I think you will find...

    If you check with the HG, I think you will find that at least "20% overstuff" is the standard fill. The overstuff you pay by the ounce for is in addition to the standard.
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    FWIW, the weak point and consistent failure point...

    FWIW, the weak point and consistent failure point of whoopie slings subjected to destructive testing is the point where the free end of the adjustable side exits the adjustable bury. Never at the...
  30. It is standard practice to "overstuff" down...

    It is standard practice to "overstuff" down filling by 20-30% beyond the calculated amount needed. For example, if the volume of your item was 1 cubic foot, 1.2-1.3 cu. ft. of down would be used....
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    The occupant weight is 300 pounds for both. That should not be confuse with the breaking strength of at least 1000 pounds and the webbing will more than likely be your weak spot.
  32. If you are going to use size 10 needles, stay...

    If you are going to use size 10 needles, stay with the thinner Mara 100 or Gutermann Sew All.
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    Why not and what's your idea of a "thin" thread?

    Why not and what's your idea of a "thin" thread?
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    The tread you are using dictates the minimum...

    The tread you are using dictates the minimum needle size. Larger is OK. Use a "Sharp" point style needle.
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    FWIW, the C'n'C Upholstery thread is not known to...

    FWIW, the C'n'C Upholstery thread is not known to be nearly as high quality as the Gutermann products.
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    I use Chrome with AdBlock. I can block the "User...

    I use Chrome with AdBlock. I can block the "User Info Area" with AdBlock but have not found a way to remove it with the forum settings.
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    While it has roughly half the strength of Mara...

    While it has roughly half the strength of Mara 70, there is nothing wrong with using Gutermann Sew All for hammocks and especially quilts. It's actually a better match for the thin fabrics we use.
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    What device are you viewing the forums with? Any...

    What device are you viewing the forums with? Any extra software like Tapatalk?
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    https://www.google.com/search?q=bolt+hangers&rlz=1...

    https://www.google.com/search?q=bolt+hangers&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS573US574&oq=bolt+hangers&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8
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    The anchor points will have to be far apart for...

    The anchor points will have to be far apart for correct hang angles if they are located as high as the ceiling joists unless you intend to use a ridgepole to hang from as used with a Turtledog stand....
  41. While a thimble won't hurt anything, if your...

    While a thimble won't hurt anything, if your s-hook is at least two times the diameter of the amsteel, it will retain full strength.
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    For the record, Dynaglide is rated at 1000 lb...

    For the record, Dynaglide is rated at 1000 lb average breaking strength and 850 lb minimum breaking strength.
  43. Very nice review. Thanks.

    Very nice review. Thanks.
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    Agreed...go with the Camp Nano's......

    Agreed...go with the Camp Nano's... http://shop.whoopieslings.com/Nano-22-Carabiner-by-CAMP-USA-New-for-2015-Nano-22.htm

    I have a few of the XSRE and I while lightweight hangers might get by using...
  45. Always....seam on the outside for a smooth edge...

    Always....seam on the outside for a smooth edge inside. Same with a bridge hammock...the rolled hem containing the webbing goes to the outside.

    After all, hammocking is all about comfort. 113261
  46. Thread: Tecumseh Trail

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    We should be able to work it out. PM with contact...

    We should be able to work it out. PM with contact info sent.
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    You can only edit a post for 72 hours. After...

    You can only edit a post for 72 hours. After that, you will have to ask a moderator to do it for you.
  48. I saw your video review on the hammock and didn't...

    I saw your video review on the hammock and didn't figure it would be long before you were working on a tarp and net.:thumbup1:

    For those not subscribed to Refreshing's youtube channel, here's the...
  49. Thread: Tecumseh Trail

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    There is a good chance I could be available for...

    There is a good chance I could be available for support if needed for a ride back to your vehicle, emergencies/supplies, etc.

    Let me know if you're interested.
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    If you would like to make your own continuous...

    If you would like to make your own continuous bias tape in the future, there are many tutorials out...
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