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    Yeah, I remember seeing those mentioned somewhere...

    Yeah, I remember seeing those mentioned somewhere on here before. I think we all can agree on that the forces on the trees are beyond helthy though, no?
    I mean, the recent discussion on 4" straps...
  2. O.K, I'm gonna be that guy nobody likes now and...

    O.K, I'm gonna be that guy nobody likes now and go a bit OT, but there's no such thing as completely flat lay in a hammock. It all comes down to what you perceive as flat. It won't be as flat as a...
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    Made me smile :) thanks for sharing!

    Made me smile :) thanks for sharing!
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    I love them, plain and simple! Great quality for...

    I love them, plain and simple! Great quality for a good price, awesome customer service too. Regarding custom, I know that it's possible, but haven't got any quotes on prices etc. Send them an email,...
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    Yeah, I had that problem in the beginning too....

    Yeah, I had that problem in the beginning too. Felt as if everything was still swaying a couple days after I got out of the hammock, had trouble walking and everything. I just started to babystep...
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    Welcome from another swede! I've been on...

    Welcome from another swede! I've been on Utsidan.se lurking around a bit too, but this is THE place for our chosen activity. But beware, you'll most certainly get hooked for life, I know I am - no...
  7. Thread: Dog??

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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=66224

    Theres another one. Try googlesearch if you find it problematic to search on the site, something like this: ...
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    I'm saying it again: TW Hammocks... The Hornet,...

    I'm saying it again: TW Hammocks... The Hornet, one of the models with bugnetting, costs around 50 euro. Here's a link in case your Google-Fu is weak today :)...
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    Sorry, went off the map for a while there... But...

    Sorry, went off the map for a while there... But on your UQ-question, I really have no good answer. Been pondering the same myself, and tried various DIY projects by using sleepingbags. None very...
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    Tenth Wonder Hammocks, that might be your...

    Tenth Wonder Hammocks, that might be your best/cheapest shot. They have an ebay page, but IIRC it was a few bucks cheaper from their own homepage.
    http://www.twhammocks.co.uk/
    Great guys to deal...
  11. Maybe this could be something of interest for...

    Maybe this could be something of interest for you?

    http://www.handyhammock.co.uk/gallery

    Cheers / SwedeMix
  12. Yeah, I remember that... No worries PapaSmurf, of...

    Yeah, I remember that... No worries PapaSmurf, of course you shouldn't give your (awesome) ideas away if there's a risk of abuse and misuse! I was just curious if there was a new problem with my...
  13. Is it just me that can't see the pics anymore?...

    Is it just me that can't see the pics anymore? Tried clicking on them, but was told I didn't have the proper privileges to get access. What happened, did I do something bad? :confused:

    Cheers /...
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    Wow! Impressive photo, Sir! I live in Sweden,...

    Wow! Impressive photo, Sir!
    I live in Sweden, and in my county we had a 2,5 a couple months ago wich is pretty much unheard of since we're on bedrock. The quake was 12 miles below the surface, and...
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    Dude, that was a seriously funny video!...

    Dude, that was a seriously funny video! "SQUIRREL!" :lol:

    I'm just getting started taking Lars-Erik, my 2 y.o rottweiler/german sheperd/briard-mix out with me (weird name for a 100 pound dog, I...
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    +1! I don't even care what I would have to pay in...

    +1! I don't even care what I would have to pay in freight/customs-fees, I would buy one ASAP!
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    +1 on all of the above, and allow me to link to...

    +1 on all of the above, and allow me to link to what HF did for me:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=59537

    Love this place! :boggle:
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    +1 on the Hammock Bliss Sky Tent, that seems to...

    +1 on the Hammock Bliss Sky Tent, that seems to be exactly what you're looking for. Google/Youtube it and have fun :)
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    I don't get it, I think paracord is an excellent...

    I don't get it, I think paracord is an excellent guyline..? I only use it for the tarp though, but the stretch totally works to my benefit, wet or dry. Crank em down pretty tight and there's still a...
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    Purely a comfort issue for me, I'm...

    Purely a comfort issue for me, I'm pro-(selfinflating)pad and I feel I've hit my sweetspot.
    It does, as pointed out before, keep the hammock a bit more open, but that's not the only...
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    Yup, been down a couple times too. Always my...

    Yup, been down a couple times too. Always my fault though, one time for example I tried the "One tree setup" with my hammockchair, took a branch and tied the hammy's one end to it and guylines from...
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    I found out that practice makes perfect. Last...

    I found out that practice makes perfect. Last year, when I got my first hammock (Chrysalis), I thought I'd thrown my money away..

    The nausea was unbarable, I was completely desoriented for hours...
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    Yeah, I know... But I've been using it for almost...

    Yeah, I know... But I've been using it for almost a year now with absolutely no signs of wear, compression etc. I'm a small guy, 140-150 pounds or thereabout, so I still feel pretty safe.
    But thanks...
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    To all of you who's got this to work: any...

    To all of you who's got this to work: any problems with readjusting?

    I use some weird suspension line, it's called "trimmerline" and it's used in sailing somehow. I'm not a big fan of the wet...
  25. Thread: My Design

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    My thought excactly, can't see anything?...

    My thought excactly, can't see anything? Interesting anyhow, but would really like to see it!

    Cheers/ SwedeMix
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    Sticky: I'm mixed 50/50 swedish/finnish, living in...

    I'm mixed 50/50 swedish/finnish, living in Sweden, and my "real world" nickname is Mix (derived from Michael). So, two meanings, simple as that :)
  27. Forgot to ask O.P (and of course you other guys),...

    Forgot to ask O.P (and of course you other guys), did you keep the standard 30 degree hang angle or did you go less/more?
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    Converted GF, GF's best friend, kidbrother and a...

    Converted GF, GF's best friend, kidbrother and a few friends who enjoy outdoorsy activities.

    I wrote about this in another thread yesterday, but it's worth repeating: the hammock/DIY-bug is...
  29. Catavarie - that was a really great write up,...

    Catavarie - that was a really great write up, made me smile from ear to ear!

    This is really interesting, been thinking in these exact terms myself. Maybe time to start experimenting, hmmm.. :) ...
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    Oh, and thanks everyone - forgot to say that! Got...

    Oh, and thanks everyone - forgot to say that! Got all excited about another swede in here :laugh:

    // SwedeMix
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    PM:d you! :)

    PM:d you! :)
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    Thanks! BTW, love the smile on your avatar - see...

    Thanks! BTW, love the smile on your avatar - see any simularities with this one>..? :D
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    Hahaha, dude that was funny! :thumbup:

    Hahaha, dude that was funny! :thumbup:
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    Better late than never!

    I've actually been a member for almost a year now, but haven't formally introduced myself in this thread yet!

    So, I'm a swedish hanger, one of what seems to be very few around here. I have however...
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    Look at the DIY stickies, located over the...

    Look at the DIY stickies, located over the regular threads. They're kind of lighter in color, or maybe it's a thinner font or whatever, and they have everything you need to start researching!

    Good...
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    Wow, thats great Deadphans!! It's a great forum...

    Wow, thats great Deadphans!! It's a great forum this :boggle:

    Also wanted to drop in and say thanks again for all the kind words and positive thoughts sent this way - they worked! I just got me a...
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    +1 on WV's suggestion, tieouts do make a world of...

    +1 on WV's suggestion, tieouts do make a world of difference! It made a noob like me get really comfortable after numerous failed attempts with gathered ends, and I now actually prefer my cheap TW...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=59618

    Give this guy all the support you can, he sure could need it, poor guy, and poor dog... My heart goes out to him.. Lets give him a big HF...
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    I just had to chime in and say thanks for all the...

    I just had to chime in and say thanks for all the positiveness you guys sent my way!

    It's really, like I said earlier, a light in the darkness to have someone that don't have any reason to help...
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    Whoever you are, thank you!!

    Something heartwarming happened to me today.

    I posted a question in the DIY-section, was told my question belonged in the donating members area, and as I'm completely out of funds I then asked...
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    I don't completely agree with that. I found that...

    I don't completely agree with that. I found that the ridgeline was actually really important, maybe not needed, but just a few cm's change in RL length made a world of difference in how flat i laid -...
  42. Thread: Addiction

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    Hi, I'm Mix. And, uhhm, I guess I am an addict...

    Hi, I'm Mix. And, uhhm, I guess I am an addict too..
    I've not been into hammocking for a full year yet, started with a Eureka Chrysalis and then things kind of snowballed.
    A little background is...
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    I have a Eureka Chrysalis (among other hammocks),...

    I have a Eureka Chrysalis (among other hammocks), and the suspension has to be pretty much straight when setting it up. Of course it sags a lot more when getting in, compared to a gathered end...
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    The thing is, I've bought some polyester-type...

    The thing is, I've bought some polyester-type fabric on an auction online, and I'm starting to have second thoughts on how strong/weak it is. Have no idea what the specs are, but one hammock I made...
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    Footbox and doublelayer?

    Ok, so I've been messing around with a DIY channelled end hammock, just addded the Ghosthammock footbox and now I'm thinking DL would be a good idea.

    How would one go about to do this? I guess I...
  46. When is the UK-site planned to open? It just...

    When is the UK-site planned to open? It just might be that I'll wait for that to happen before I order, and then compare prices to the swedish retailers.
    FYI, I haven't decided 100% if to buy yet,...
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    So, what happened with this project? Did the 550...

    So, what happened with this project? Did the 550 turn out to be a PITA?
    Really interesting concept, something I might end up trying myself when my sewing-skills catch up with my imagination, and I...
  48. Hi Timberrr! I'm in the progress of modding my...

    Hi Timberrr!

    I'm in the progress of modding my Chrysalis, and one of the things I've noticed making a big improvement in comfort, is a longer RL. I saw in some pics on your W-Sling thread that you...
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    I really can't tell any difference at all in...

    I really can't tell any difference at all in comfort between the old and new model. I've had numerous opportunities to compare the two, and can't understand why Dave made the multi piece bottom in...
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    I might have f'd it up there, it does seem as if...

    I might have f'd it up there, it does seem as if the fabric is wider in the foot-end. I thought you were talking about the spreaderbars, and I got carried away :sleep:

    But I actually tinkered a...
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