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  1. Turns out I ordered the wrong size Lawson line to...

    Turns out I ordered the wrong size Lawson line to begin with. The proper size is in route this week and I might get a chance to hang this weekend.

    If the mother-in-law decides the weather is too...
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    The Thing mooned the Human Torch, distracting him...

    The Thing mooned the Human Torch, distracting him from completing the Fantastic Four logo in the sky while Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Girl were hanging together in the hammock below. :laugh:
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    Great video Hawk-eye. How funny is it the Juki...

    Great video Hawk-eye. How funny is it the Juki gets as many or more comments than the gingers? Only on HF.

    Fine folks making fine gear. I think "Horace" was a fine addition. He's certainly...
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    Very cool. It would be a dream to hang in that...

    Very cool. It would be a dream to hang in that part of the sphere some day. Photos were excellent. :thumbup1:
  5. They say, "The trail always provides." ...

    They say, "The trail always provides." Serendipity smiles again. :shades:
  6. Wolf Pen, for the uninitiated, is an excellent...

    Wolf Pen, for the uninitiated, is an excellent spot. Plenty of spots to hang and a great spot for a central fire/meeting spot for the group. Just a short hope to the trail heads as well. Perfect for...
  7. Yea, noticed that too. I need to get a third...

    Yea, noticed that too. I need to get a third part-time job to cover the goodies I've seen but have no need for.

    I fully intend to do a series of videos on some of the hangs and some other...
  8. Thanks Ed. The video is only my third...

    Thanks Ed.




    The video is only my third attempt at this sort of thing. I'm finding I really enjoy the process of conceptualizing, scripting, shooting and editing. Glad you like it.



    Yea,...
  9. The size of the green sounds to be what I would...

    The size of the green sounds to be what I would need for the tarp worms. I would be happy to buy some from you. I would need about 40 feet total to make sure I'm where I want to be on the lines.
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  10. That is very generous. What diameter is the line?...

    That is very generous. What diameter is the line? :shades:
  11. I was actually selling them for a time. Still...

    I was actually selling them for a time. Still enjoy making them. They work well. Many others make them from tyvek mailers. I don't leave anything behind anymore because of it.
  12. VIDEO: Walk thru of my new Membrane Sil Tarp

    This is a video walk thru of my new DDIY (Didn't Do It Myself) Membrane Sil Nylon Tarp. Hope you like the new tarp. I love it and could not be more pleased. Enjoy. :shades:

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  13. Yea, I noticed the same issue when I was editing...

    Yea, I noticed the same issue when I was editing the video. I had undone the orange end and decided to do the video real quick. I let the anchor twist when I reapplied the half turn and didn't pay...
  14. Billy I think that classifies as the shortest...

    Billy I think that classifies as the shortest post I've ever seen you do. Thanks. High praise from a man of your ilk. :shades:
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    Nothing to be sorry for buddy. Hope you find what...

    Nothing to be sorry for buddy. Hope you find what you're looking for. :shades:
  16. VIDEO: Brief review of Hammock Anchor made by HammockFan

    Made this on a lark while shooting some other footage. Hope you find it useful and/or informative. :shades:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhfbgH2OmYU
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    I have some 70D ACU Digi camo fabric. I'd have to...

    I have some 70D ACU Digi camo fabric. I'd have to look to see how many yards I still have but should be close to 6 yards at the minimum. PM me if it's what you are looking for. I make sack packs and...
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    As they say....Beauty is skin deep but ugly goes...

    As they say....Beauty is skin deep but ugly goes to the bone.....and you can't fix stupid. :shades:
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    Early on in my hang life I had gotten completely...

    Early on in my hang life I had gotten completely set up and realized my lighter was dead. I didn't have my fire kit with me that time and so I left everything, drove the 15 minutes to the next town...
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    So I suppose the saying would be, couples that...

    So I suppose the saying would be, couples that hang together, hang together.

    Or maybe the Hallmark card version: Couples that hang together, last forever.

    :thumbup1:
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    I went out on Sunday a couple weeks back around...

    I went out on Sunday a couple weeks back around 3:30 in the afternoon. Intended to sleep maybe an hour.....three hours later; well I guess I needed it more than I thought. Time well spent in my...
  22. Priceless. Well done dad. :thumbup1:

    Priceless. Well done dad. :thumbup1:
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    Interesting idea. I just ordered some tarp worms...

    Interesting idea. I just ordered some tarp worms from Dutch but will likely change out the shock cord down the road for a different color (my own variety of OCD - HYOH). When I find the shock cord I...
  24. Watching this for interest. I may be a last...

    Watching this for interest. I may be a last minute addition but will be watching the whole way.

    Is April too late in the season for More Pork Than Beans/Hate Beans?
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    Nice trip Vol. Looked like a grand time for...

    Nice trip Vol. Looked like a grand time for father and son. Does Ethan still have the best hands in the frisbee world? :shades:
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    Forget that!! I want my order!!! Just kidding...

    Forget that!! I want my order!!! Just kidding Dutch. Hope you have a very happy birthday. Life is good. :thumbup1:
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    Fear not.....Dutch will be selling one soon. ...

    Fear not.....Dutch will be selling one soon. :laugh:
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    I'm guessing the Tato ab-13 stoves. Not that I'm...

    I'm guessing the Tato ab-13 stoves. Not that I'm stalking you or anything......:shades:
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    There are simple methods that work really well....

    There are simple methods that work really well. One my son has consistently used is to put one 30 degree bag zipped up in the hammock as a base then a length of reflectix then he sleeps in a 30...
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    when I seed this in Walfart and don't think about...

    when I seed this in Walfart and don't think about my car but how cheap fuel for my Fancee Feast stove would be. :laugh:
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    It can only be classified as a problem if you are...

    It can only be classified as a problem if you are TRYING to quit. Embrace the madness. :shades:
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    For some it is also a matter of pack space. I...

    For some it is also a matter of pack space. I have used pads and they were okay for me. I struggled with keeping them in place and then packing them adequately in my back pack. I found the UQ to be...
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    I've never camped/hiked with my dogs but I'm...

    I've never camped/hiked with my dogs but I'm gonna.

    I had a chocolate lab that was my baby. I wasn't in to hiking/camping then but she was daddy's girl for sure. I miss her all the time. We have...
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    Welcome Harry. I envy you. Working with such...

    Welcome Harry. I envy you. Working with such fine folks in a field that brings you satisfaction. Wish I were closer and could help them out as well but sounds like you're going to do just fine.
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    I started out with a guitar string myself and...

    I started out with a guitar string myself and never looked back. I have two. One in the box with my amsteel, zing-it, lash-it etc. and one in the door pocket of my car. I have been on trips or at...
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    Not sure if this will hit your spot or not but...

    Not sure if this will hit your spot or not but this is how I handle it.

    I put the hammock in my backpack. Disconnect the one end and stuff it in. I generally use a separate sack for the tarp. I...
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    It sounds like a fine idea. I haven't experienced...

    It sounds like a fine idea. I haven't experienced it any other way so finding what I'm interested in is finding what I'm interested in. If it changed to this other option I can't say if I would like...
  38. Welcome from the Clinton, MS. There are a handful...

    Welcome from the Clinton, MS. There are a handful of us who get together impromptu from time to time down at Rocky Springs on the Trace. I'll add you to the list. Maybe you can meet up sometime....
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    I treat the hammock and net and all my clothing...

    I treat the hammock and net and all my clothing with Permethrin. I use the Picaradin on my skin. I damaged some good equipment with Deet once....once. In the four or five seasons I've used the dip...
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    Amsteel is 40% off in bulk at West Marine right...

    Amsteel is 40% off in bulk at West Marine right now. Bought 300' of it just today. Feeling flush with splicing possibilities. :shades:
  41. I was just needing some more amsteel for the odd...

    I was just needing some more amsteel for the odd project. 150' of red and 150' of green and free shipping. Not bad. Not bad at all.

    Thanks for the good word. :thumbup1:
  42. What ever would we have done had they not brought...

    What ever would we have done had they not brought forth this amazing innovation in hammock suspension systems.....Good for them. Let them have their moment in the sun. Glad to see they have come to...
  43. Thread: Stake color

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    I have some titanium red stakes. They have a...

    I have some titanium red stakes. They have a reflective line on the ends to assist with pulling them out of the ground but it serves double duty helping me spot the stake. It never fails the son is...
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    I'm hanging out every weekend. Started the last...

    I'm hanging out every weekend. Started the last week of October and trying to hang all the way to the end of May. Will likely get a chance to hang in Montana in June. This is, of course nothing...
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    It was a bit disturbing to see Dutch suspend...

    It was a bit disturbing to see Dutch suspend selling the speed hooks. I was proud he did it and he stated the reason being his rush to judgement on putting them out on the market. That being said, I...
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    I have a lot of the Lowe's pot cozy stuff. I seem...

    I have a lot of the Lowe's pot cozy stuff. I seem to keep finding more uses for it outside the hammock world. I used a goodly portion to wrap the faucets around the perimeter of the house this year....
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    I use a simple bit of reflectix, placed in a U...

    I use a simple bit of reflectix, placed in a U shape in the footbox. My feet stay toasty that way. Also, be cautious about socks that are too tight. That constricts blood flow and will render cold...
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    Take at look at this. It's what I do and I...

    Take at look at this. It's what I do and I haven't looked back.

    http://theultimatehang.com/2012/11/video-using-continuous-ridge-lines-with-a-tarp/
  49. When I first jump in the hammock pool I went with...

    When I first jump in the hammock pool I went with the HH. I still use it. I was drawn to it for a lot of reason, not the least of which was the lashing concept. I believed it would be something I...
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    You go boy! Good on ya. Welcome to the...

    You go boy! Good on ya. Welcome to the fraternity of hangers. You will not regret it. :shades:
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