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  1. Dialing in the attachment point has been my main...

    Dialing in the attachment point has been my main issue. My next mod idea is to simply shorten the regular suspension to a fixed point on the hammock leaving a bit of adjustability. I haven't had...
  2. I've been messing around with buttons for a...

    I've been messing around with buttons for a while. I use them instead of snaps and velcro due to noise and failure with time. I have them on my camping hammock (basically as you described) but I am...
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    http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Ratchet-Straps-Tie-D...

    http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Ratchet-Straps-Tie-Downs/D-Rings-D-Ring-Tie-downs/RH02-Oval-Lashing-Ring-Zinc-Plated-2500-Lbs-

    I ended up using these. And am very happy with them. I didn't use the...
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    Cedars in my area have a soft flaky kind of bark...

    Cedars in my area have a soft flaky kind of bark that damages easily. I avoid them whenever possible. A wider strap may help but it would still leave evidence I am guessing.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/112680-Riding-the-Storm-Out-at-Goblin-Valley

    I describe a side by side set up in the above thread. We were using Clark diamond fly's. They...
  6. Thread: The Hangle

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    My compass (the regular type for navigation) has...

    My compass (the regular type for navigation) has a clinometer for guaging slopes included. Comes in handy in avalanche country. I also have marked it on the blade of my knife as an estimate.
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    Similar deal at my house. Woopies remain...

    Similar deal at my house. Woopies remain unphased but the stitching on the tree straps began to fail due to being set up wrong. A quick repair and some training for all the neighbors on how to...
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    +1 Couple of bucks and no harm done if it doesn't...

    +1 Couple of bucks and no harm done if it doesn't work.
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    My PU coated high quality expensive tents all...

    My PU coated high quality expensive tents all began to peel with age granted it took quite a few years(25+). Silnylon is completely saturated and I have yet to have the fabric fail from water...
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    Swing between the trees.

    Swing between the trees.
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    I've used the gortex bivy as well as a couple...

    I've used the gortex bivy as well as a couple others in lots of different conditions. I don't mind a waterproof bottom but I like my top to be more breathable and use a tarp. Condensation was always...
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    I bought a couple Big Agnes footprints on sale...

    I bought a couple Big Agnes footprints on sale for my kids tarps. I forget the exact models. As I recall they are approximately 8x10 ft, slightly heavier material than a regular tarp and PU coated. I...
  13. I have deployed this stuff a few times on non...

    I have deployed this stuff a few times on non bear vermin. Keep it quickly accessible even while sleeping in your hammock. Slide your trigger finger under the protective cap point and press. Move...
  14. Like stated before the main park areas are...

    Like stated before the main park areas are pretty hard to hang in. Arches is not that big and back country isn't very back there. A marathoner cuold do most of Arches in a day. Creativity would be...
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    Check out the ultimate hang as well. A few...

    Check out the ultimate hang as well. A few tweeks later you'll likely be hooked. Welcome aboard.
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    Salt Lake City airport is a very short distance...

    Salt Lake City airport is a very short distance from the Great Western Trail. With numerous feeder trails conecting in along the Wasatch front and a rail system that connects the airport with Ogden...
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    The narrow canyon pics are Little Wildhorse...

    The narrow canyon pics are Little Wildhorse canyon. The rest are Goblin Valley. The mesa is from outside the park looking eastward and is reflecting the light of the sunset bihind me.
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    I didn't take a shot of the rigs all set up. I...

    I didn't take a shot of the rigs all set up. I kept forgetting when I was in camp. I was planning on doing it on the last day but I had drained all of my batteries and my recharging didn't work like...
  19. Not sure why that last post doubled up. Weird.......

    Not sure why that last post doubled up. Weird....

    Anyway she wants the look of the taffeta and the convenience of the cotton with the peace of mind. She also is constantly cold and worrying about...
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    Me...Pack loaded sitting next to my boots. Grab...

    Me...Pack loaded sitting next to my boots. Grab food en-route to the car pack it on the move. Water stop determined by destination. Running 60 seconds.

    What I'm wearing determines whether i...
  21. Perfect input my wife found it very helpful. She...

    Perfect input my wife found it very helpful. She is taken in by the pretty taffeta. But is still undecided.

    I however am beginning to formulate a plan I hope she will like.
  22. Perfect input my wife found it very helpful. She...

    Perfect input my wife found it very helpful. She is taken in by the pretty taffeta. But is still undecided.

    I however am beginning to formulate a plan I hope she will like.
  23. I'm leaning that way as well but until she is...

    I'm leaning that way as well but until she is satisfied with her choice we are not wanting to spend a bunch on it. I suspect she will try several options before reaching a similar conclusion to...
  24. She is also concerned with static. She doesn't...

    She is also concerned with static. She doesn't want to wake up wth her hair going in every direction like a mad scientist.
  25. For immediate short term I'm just looking at the...

    For immediate short term I'm just looking at the tablecloth factory fabrics. While we decide on a longer term solution.
  26. Taffeta, cotton or polyester dilemma please help.

    Mrs Webhanger got mad when I told her I wanted to get rid of the bed and go to hammocks. She wanted to know why I don't love her anymore. Then she left and took a bunch of my gear. Six days later she...
  27. No surgery although the doctors keep telling me...

    No surgery although the doctors keep telling me that I need it. You may need to try a larger version or a different rig. I have friends who use the ENO double for similar purposes.

    In the end...
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    I use the 50 percent forecast.... 50 percent...

    I use the 50 percent forecast....

    50 percent it will or won't.
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    Cinch it just enough to keep it against the...

    Cinch it just enough to keep it against the hammock. Some folks don't cinch it at all, or use small weights to keep it in place. You want to be able to get in and out easily without adjusting it...
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    Here is an old post why I transitioned. ...

    Here is an old post why I transitioned.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/57879-Newbie-from-the-west-To-sleep-on-the-ground-or-to-hang-(from-experience)

    Cost and weight can...
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    Thanks for your compliments on the report. It was...

    Thanks for your compliments on the report. It was a really fun trip. The scenery was incredible. I wish I had taken some pictures in the storm. I didn't want to leave the relative comfort of my...
  32. I feel your pain. Things like that have us owning...

    I feel your pain. Things like that have us owning 4.
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    You're right to be nervous for a while. If that...

    You're right to be nervous for a while. If that cat had intentions on you it will stalk you. I had one track me years ago.

    Nice video but I would have been holding something a little more...
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    http://www.mayans.com/hammock_accessories.php ...

    http://www.mayans.com/hammock_accessories.php

    Has anyone tried these? They look nice but the pics arent clear as to how thry anchor in.

    Then there's the price.:scared:
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    Glad to hear that you took the leap. Best wishes...

    Glad to hear that you took the leap. Best wishes with the chaos life is throwing your way.

    I have been making progress for hanging at home and may be joining your crowd soon.
  36. Thread: Fail

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    I was out watering the forest in the middle of...

    I was out watering the forest in the middle of the night when suddenly a Thunder burst and downpour of rain hit soaking me and my clothing I had on to sleep in. I went back to the hammock wrung it...
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    Riding the Storm Out at Goblin Valley

    While cleaning up some files I found this 4/5ths written trip report realizing I had not posted this yet. Better late than never.

    A while ago I took the “Buffalo in my hammock” boy (see thread by...
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    First step admit the addiction. Check. Second...

    First step admit the addiction. Check. Second step get thread injector lessons. Third step make stuff faster. Fourth step get out and test it often. Repeat as necessary.

    Good luck.
  39. Thread: Down

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    I've seen a dozen of them corner a four year old...

    I've seen a dozen of them corner a four year old kid. It took three grown men, four teenagers, two dead geese and who knows how many bites before we got him out. All of us were scared for the kid.
    ...
  40. Thread: Using beads

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    Patience and effort. I have rescued two for my...

    Patience and effort. I have rescued two for my kids now. I used a small crochet hook to get it started. It requires some trial and error.

    We added an overhand knot around the loop made from 550...
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    Jelouse

    Jelouse
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    When I was beginning to hammock I took more time...

    When I was beginning to hammock I took more time trying to figure out the little intricate details thus much fiddling. Now that I have everything tuned to my liking unless I am on a stand wind is...
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    I've been using amsteel trough the fixed end loop...

    I've been using amsteel trough the fixed end loop for some time now. I would not really trust it otherwise. Thanks for the video.
  44. Look around at the different styles and ideas...

    Look around at the different styles and ideas there are plenty here if you just search a bit. The cool thing with diy is you make it your way and can bring in many aspects from different designs. ...
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    Oh where will it stop. I'm no addict, I just...

    Oh where will it stop. I'm no addict, I just need to make one little improvement. I started with a repair and am now 12 rigs in with no end in sight. I even replaced my wife's sewing machine with...
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    Go have fun. No matter what adjust as needed and...

    Go have fun. No matter what adjust as needed and laugh along the way. Take pictures to prove it happened.

    My family has been on trips were important gear was left behind, weather was supposed...
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    Most people sre concerned with piercing the...

    Most people sre concerned with piercing the fabrick where you layy potentially weakening it. But if you sewed down the long sides of the hammock and left it open on the ends I don't know why this...
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    I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  49. That section between windows is rarely structural...

    That section between windows is rarely structural and not likely to hold the forces being placed on it by a hammock. You're right to be nervous about hooking to that. My 2 cents is find a different...
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    I reinforce with grosgrain on 1.1 just to prevent...

    I reinforce with grosgrain on 1.1 just to prevent tearing. But I have never tried it without. Mostly a durability issue for me.
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