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    I had an old down comforter that I turned into an...

    I had an old down comforter that I turned into an UQ. I shook all the feathers to one side, sewed it down the center and cut off the excess fabric. It took some trial and error on how to attach it...
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    FLScouthanger, I had already folded over the...

    FLScouthanger, I had already folded over the edges and sewn them so that I could pull shock cord or para cord through. Hind sight, the 1/8" shock cord would have stretched way too far. The down...
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    Ok. I'm back to report that the trip was great. ...

    Ok. I'm back to report that the trip was great. I didn't get to set up till 9pm (give or take) and didn't realize that I was RIGHT beside a graveyard, but the only time i woke up was to adjust the...
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    Down comforter UQ

    I had a king size down comforter that was getting old. It WAS white, but over many, many years it has stained. I took it, shook all the feathers to one half and sewed it. Now I essentially have a...
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    Welcome from Spring Hill (south of Nashville. I...

    Welcome from Spring Hill (south of Nashville. I had to be different). I hunt and fish a lot as well. Hammock camping makes all the difference. My knees, feet, and back don't hurt after I wake up...
  6. I think I just got more confused. I just made a...

    I think I just got more confused. I just made a hammock over the weekend out of poly taffeta. I already had a Byer Moskito and I really liked it because of the stretch. The poly didn't have any. ...
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    I just made one this weekend out of 100%...

    I just made one this weekend out of 100% polyester. I went to JoAnn fabrics and got 144" x 58" teffeta (not crinkle). I was surprised at how stiff it felt when I laid in it. It's not...
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    Welcome from Spring Hill! I take my pack with me...

    Welcome from Spring Hill! I take my pack with me almost anywhere I go. Even today I went to a friend's house to target practice with my bow and while he was shooting I set up my hammock to relax.
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    I'm almost willing to come over from TN and ride...

    I'm almost willing to come over from TN and ride just fill the last check mark. On the contrary, I don't think my wife has ever said be careful.... maybe she knows me too well to waste her breath.
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    My 4 year has been begging me to take him...

    My 4 year has been begging me to take him huntingand camping. I think I can knock out 2 birds with one stone and take him hunting and hammocking next weekend. Now, the 2 year old is the one that's...
  11. I have only recently started hanging. When I was...

    I have only recently started hanging. When I was on the ground I would try and find level grounds while hunting that I could return to to camp later. Now that I can float anywhere, I prefer to stay...
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    Name's Paul. I went out last weekend into W. TN...

    Name's Paul. I went out last weekend into W. TN for a hunting trip and camped the whole time. I live in Spring Hill, work in Nashville, lived in Franklin and Brentwood for over 30 years. Depending...
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    Sticky: I got into hammocking because a buddy at work...

    I got into hammocking because a buddy at work told me about it. I came into work one day and he had this forum pulled up. After about a week of hearing how awesome it was I bit the bullet and...
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    Yeah, but it's a "bug net". Hopefully it'll keep...

    Yeah, but it's a "bug net". Hopefully it'll keep them out. HA HA HA!!!
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    Hey! If you have to pack out a carcass anyway,...

    Hey! If you have to pack out a carcass anyway, why would you want all the extra weight? I try to go light and just eat what I kill in the woods, and hopefully bring home a little extra (works...
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    Olddog, I'm sure that would be the WISET thing,...

    Olddog, I'm sure that would be the WISET thing, but I'm not known for my decision making skills! Ha ha! I will bring my fall back gear in case. The good news is that I'll be on about 600 acres, so...
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    Hey! New and ready!

    My buddy at work told me about this forum. He'd started using hammocks and the more I listened the more I wanted one! I bought a Byer Moskito the other day from REI. I'm going on a hunting/camping...
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