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  1. Have you found the Zing-it yet? I have some here...

    Have you found the Zing-it yet? I have some here in Nova Scotia I can send you.
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    Welcome to the forum from across the Harbour. I...

    Welcome to the forum from across the Harbour. I just came in from working on a new DIY hammock for our Venturers. You may get to see it at Alert. Just look for the DOME
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    Welcome to the forum macinnisl. This is the...

    Welcome to the forum macinnisl. This is the place to learn and ask questions.

    It's nice to see another hanger in the province. If you ever get to the Dartmouth area we can do some hang'n out. ...
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    That guy is here on HF also!! Thanks for...

    That guy is here on HF also!!

    Thanks for liking our Geodesic Dome. The Venturer Scouts (14 -18 yr olds) are VERY proud of their Dome and Hammocks.
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    Welcome to the forum tinstar77, from another East...

    Welcome to the forum tinstar77, from another East coaster.

    As said before an under quilt and over quilt combined, weigh about as a sleeping bag.
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    Our scout troop has a 15' x 30' nylon flag we...

    Our scout troop has a 15' x 30' nylon flag we engineered into a nice troop kitchen shelter. We received it for free! Where do you get a strong light 15' x 30' colourful nylon tarp for free?

    I...
  7. As an Arborist I know that a trees back is like...

    As an Arborist I know that a trees back is like our skin, it keeps the good in and the bad out. Any time I must break that skin/bark I risk letting a pathagen into the tree. I also know that trees...
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    Our children have been camping with us since they...

    Our children have been camping with us since they were in diapers. Back then we didn't hammock, we were tenters. We had one wonderful tenting night in a thunder storm reading Dr. Seuse and watching...
  9. Cabot Trail

    The Cabot Trail is a GREAT ride. Plan on stopping and enjoying the views often.

    Instead of the St. Anne's loop take the Englishtown ferry. The view from Kelly's mountain down at the ferry and...
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    Happy Arbor Day

    Happy Arbor Day fellow hangers. Arbor Day is a special day to celebrate the TREE. The first Arbor Day was in 1872 in Nebraska by Mr Morton.

    We celebrate Arbor Day all over the world and today is...
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    Laurie is too close for me to bother with, so no...

    Laurie is too close for me to bother with, so no I haven't. I have hung at Graves Island, Smileys and Blomidon.
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    Want to borrow the Dome?

    Want to borrow the Dome?
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    Welcome to the forum Jessica.

    Welcome to the forum Jessica.
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    We didn't have to change the length of any other...

    We didn't have to change the length of any other poles when we modified the doorway. It did change the geometry of the pentagons on either side of the doorway and the angle of the triangle over the...
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    The Dome has a doorway but we haven't installed...

    The Dome has a doorway but we haven't installed the bug screen or door yet. That and finishing the removable top cover are our next projects.

    I am 6'3" and can walk into the Dome wearing my...
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    Thanks for joining us at the Eco-challenge...

    Thanks for joining us at the Eco-challenge Highland Horde.

    The guys enjoyed having you and your son in the dome making this our largest group in the dome so far. Glad 2 of our Venturers...
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    possible cheap Zing-it supply

    As an Arborist I use Zing-it everyday. In fact every arborist uses Zing-it, lash-it, or similar. Over time the lines need to be replaced because of use, abuse or what ever. We use 150 to 200ft...
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    I use Zing-it every day at work and can attest to...

    I use Zing-it every day at work and can attest to its strength.

    As an arborist I use it to set lines and sometimes to knock out dead wood in trees. I have a 1.75 mm Zing-it line I have been using...
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    I have one and they are heavy, even without the...

    I have one and they are heavy, even without the poles and replacing the guy lines. Pitched right it kept the water off us and had just enough to cover the picnic table. I thought it would work for...
  20. Welcome form Cole Harbour. Another Bluenose...

    Welcome form Cole Harbour. Another Bluenose Hanger.
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    Welcome to the forum Guyturf. We are getting...

    Welcome to the forum Guyturf. We are getting quite a few hanger here in Atlantic Canada. Enjoy your Clark. Any day above the ground is a good day.
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    liamh713 The cover was temporary until we make...

    liamh713

    The cover was temporary until we make our custom one. We have 2 Canadian flags that are 15' x 30' Yes 15x30 feet. The dome has a circumference of 66' so the two flags didn't quite...
  23. DivaB. The weather that weekend was rain/snow. ...

    DivaB. The weather that weekend was rain/snow. The full length fleece hammock was used as an under quilt, this time. Matt hasn't made an under quilt yet so I lent him my full fleece hammock to use...
  24. I will see if I can find or get a picture of the...

    I will see if I can find or get a picture of the fleece lined hammock. I know we had at least 2 of the under quilts used in our geodesic dome photos. I just checked the video Highland Horde did of...
  25. I have a few hammocks with fleece linings. I...

    I have a few hammocks with fleece linings. I found a contract sewing shop that had some left over fabric that hey used it to make corporate jackets. It is a rip stop nylon with a micro fleece...
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    Welcome to the forum from the East Coast.

    Welcome to the forum from the East Coast.
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    Thanks to Highland Horde for being our first Dome...

    Thanks to Highland Horde for being our first Dome guest and bringing his hammock and camera to capture our first hang in the Dome.

    Details:

    Frequency 2 Geodesic dome
    Diameter of Dome 20.6' ...
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    Dome update

    The Dome is built and standing in my yard. One of our Venturer Scouts has been taking some pictures but I don't have them yet. I am off to camp with out the Dome tonight. The Venturer Scouts are...
  29. Glad your gear stayed dry, it sounds like you had...

    Glad your gear stayed dry, it sounds like you had a good time at camp. Which camp were you at?
    We are at Millers this coming weekend and Harris the next. If you can make it out to Harris Mar. 16...
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    No pics yet. The guys were over Sat....

    No pics yet.

    The guys were over Sat. afternoon to start. They flattened the ends of the 35 long poles and got half of those drilled. Wed night they will be finishing drilling the long poles,...
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    Dome

    The Venturers are here tonight finishing plans for the camp this weekend. They are hosting an all section camp, Beavers (5-7), Cubs (7-11) Scouts (11-14) Venturers (14-18) and Rovers (18-25). We...
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    Geodesic Dome

    My Venturer Scouts (14 - 18 yr. old) all hammock and refuse to go to ground!!! When we go to large events and Jamborees we are assigned to camp in a field. We have Turtle Lady Bamboo Hammock stand...
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    geodesic dome

    I have been holding off starting a thread about the Geodesic Dome my Venturer Scouts are building. The building materials are in my yard ready to begin the build. The portable dome we are building...
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    Sticky: Bluenose climbers I am a climber by trade...

    Bluenose climbers

    I am a climber by trade (trees). Yes, I spend my working hours hanging in trees.

    The people in my Province are referred to as Bluenosers for several reasons. The people in...
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    The way I look at it is " How many pairs of...

    The way I look at it is " How many pairs of undies do you have?"

    I have my lightweight hammock for long hikes, my ripstop hammock with micro fleece lining for car camping, my BIG hammock for at...
  36. Geodesic Dome. My senior Scouting group all...

    Geodesic Dome.

    My senior Scouting group all hammock and refuse to go back to ground. When we go to Jamborees and large group camps we are assigned to sleep in fields. We made Turtle lady bamboo...
  37. My scouts and I are hanging the 27-29. We have a...

    My scouts and I are hanging the 27-29. We have a heated cabin just in case and for our meeting. They will be building their Geodesic dome model. The model will be used to fine tune the finished...
  38. tree climbing

    I hammock in trees! Sometimes 3ft up sometimes 60ft up. Can you tell what I climb?

    As a hammocker and professional tree climber with over 30 years experience I have a few of suggestions for you....
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    Crysalis tarp

    Tarp and ripped hammock are going to Mancat, sorry inspector. I hope a Scout group gets something also.
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    I have one. My young climber decided to use the...

    I have one. My young climber decided to use the spreader bar as a back rest to get into his sleeping bag. The sharp broken spreader bar went through the hammock. The rip in the hammock is a little...
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    I use it to set my climbing line in trees.

    I use it to set my climbing line in trees.
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    Zing-it 1.75 = 540lbs Zing-it 2.2 = 670lbs Dyna...

    Zing-it 1.75 = 540lbs
    Zing-it 2.2 = 670lbs
    Dyna Glide 1.8 = 1000lbs
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    soocky chairs

    As soon as the Venturer Scouts can get together to make our PIF chairs, 3 are Bigbogg and 4 to DBasi. Sorry for the delay in producion. Us leaders know how difficult it can be to get the teens...
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    Thank you Papasmurf. The tarp arrived last...

    Thank you Papasmurf. The tarp arrived last night, just in time for our camp this weekend.

    Last weekends Eco-Challenge camp was very wet and cold but the Venturer Scouts were warm and dry. They...
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    Welcome to the forum groundless. With that much...

    Welcome to the forum groundless. With that much snow winter hangs are magic. Look a little north and you may see some other hangers up here in Canada. Welcome to the forum neighbour.
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    That isn't a hammock, thats a FANCY chair. You...

    That isn't a hammock, thats a FANCY chair. You can not lay in it. It is only for sitting.
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    I would suggest a second piece of cord to form...

    I would suggest a second piece of cord to form the loop. Each end of the short line can be spliced with a locking brummel with long bury before exiting to form one leg of the loop, repeat in reverse...
  48. hammock doubled

    We have tried this several times. The scouts like to do this at winter camps to help them add insulation. The second hammock is strung so that there is no air gap but the added insulation doesn't...
  49. Wecome to the forum Pete. If you ever take a...

    Wecome to the forum Pete. If you ever take a drive to the east coast we have alot of hammockers here that can show you some of our favorite hang sites.
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    NS hanger

    Welcome to the forum Tancrad. Another bluenoser.

    A group of local hammocks were in Keji this weekend. They will pop in later when they return home and check in. I just got in from a scouting...
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