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    The only thing that concerns me is the foot pedal...

    The only thing that concerns me is the foot pedal gets hot. I have read this is common on vintage machines. I'm thinking about getting an electronic foot pedal, what do you guys suggest?


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    Very nice. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Very nice.


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    Got my baby back.

    I got a Pfaff 130 a couple of months ago and it needed a little work, so I carried it to a shop to get a check up. I got it back this week and I can't believe how smooth this thing is....
  4. You are so right, these people have a wealth of...

    You are so right, these people have a wealth of knowledge on this forum and very helpful.


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    Great trip Chuck, she will be hooked on the...

    Great trip Chuck, she will be hooked on the hammock now.


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    Im picking up one today but it doesn't look that...

    Im picking up one today but it doesn't look that good. Very nice.


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    I would say upper 50s to low 60s

    I would say upper 50s to low 60s
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    Yes it was a great trip. Sent from my...

    Yes it was a great trip.


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    From I-40 to Max Patch is around 14 miles so we...

    From I-40 to Max Patch is around 14 miles so we hiked in to a great campsite Thursday afternoon about 3 miles in and camped out and then on to Max Patch the next day. You will absolutely want to...
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    Appalachian trail section hike.

    We had a great trip on the A.T. this weekend. We started at I-40 Thursday afternoon and stayed on Snowbird mtn the first night, the the northside of Max Patch the 2nd night. Here are a few pics of...
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    Well the verdict is in, I took the 20 top quilt...

    Well the verdict is in, I took the 20 top quilt but should have taken the Costco quilt. It was just too warm for a 3 season quilt. We had a great time though.


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    Which top quilt

    We are hiking this weekend from I40 to Hot Springs and from the looks of the weather it not going to be very cold. I have a Jacks R Better 20 top quilt and a DIY Costco top quilt. Would the 20 be...
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    The DIY bug hit me also and every hammock I make...

    The DIY bug hit me also and every hammock I make gets better as far as stitch quality etc. Great job.


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  14. Very nice looking hammock. Sent from my...

    Very nice looking hammock.


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    My son found it at an estate sale so he got it...

    My son found it at an estate sale so he got it pretty cheap. I've got to make a copy of the manual so I can figure this thing out.


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    That looks like it, thanks. Sent from my...

    That looks like it, thanks.


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    I got a new toy.

    After killing my wife's sewing machine I bought a Singer 4411 which I love. My son bought this and said happy early Father's Day. I don't know very much about this machine so I was wondering if any...
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    I think I killed it, it won't pick up the thread...

    I think I killed it, it won't pick up the thread from the bobbin anymore. It's not expensive it's a Shark Euro Pro I read some reviews on it and they weren't very good. I ordered a Singer 4411 so I...
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    Vibrating sewing machine.

    I got my wife's sewing machine out a few weeks ago to do my first DIY project and loved it so I wanted to do more. Last weekend I made a hammock and then sewed the loops on some webbing. I could tell...
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    We got our March night in on the Chattahoochee...

    We got our March night in on the Chattahoochee N.F. it was a great night in the woods. It was hotdogs over the fire Friday night and bacon & eggs on Saturday morning. Now it's back home to get a few...
  21. Here is my 8 month old grandson relaxing in a...

    Here is my 8 month old grandson relaxing in a hammock for the first time. 127456
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    Never had that problem but mine has the knotty...

    Never had that problem but mine has the knotty mod that might help some. I don't think I've ever used the bug net but once, I like it better net less.
  23. I'm definitely new at this but I know that you...

    I'm definitely new at this but I know that you can just use the whoopies through the channels. I actually bought a hammock that was rigged that way. I guess with continuous loops it's just easier to...
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    Yes home storage organizers.

    Yes home storage organizers.
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    DIY gadget storage.

    Now that I have started some DIY projects, I have ended up with some really unorganized things. What do you guys use to organize things in the DIY world. Things like ripstop, thread, cord locks,...
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    Well I finished my first DIY hammock. I'll post...

    Well I finished my first DIY hammock. I'll post pics tomorrow. It was not as hard as I thought.
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    When I get home from work tomorrow I'm going to...

    When I get home from work tomorrow I'm going to start. Which would be the most simple a whipped or channel end. Remember this is my first DIY hammock so I probably need it to be pretty simple.
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    Thank you so much.

    Thank you so much.
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    How to do my first DIY hammock.

    I just got my net less hammock kit from RBTR and honestly I don't know where to start. I want to make an 11' hammock so if you experienced diy guys could get me started I would be very grateful....
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    My insulated coffee mug. It's very lightweight...

    My insulated coffee mug. It's very lightweight with a lid. I just don't like drinking coffee from my cook pot.
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    The ONLY time my wife ever went on an overnight...

    The ONLY time my wife ever went on an overnight hike with me. We camped in a tent on Blood mountain and a skunk got under the rain fly and pushed on her back. She woke up screaming, I grabbed my...
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    Got my February hang in last night. Used the...

    Got my February hang in last night. Used the Costco diy top quilt last night. I'm not sure what the temperature got down to but it kept me warm while only wearing light base layers until around...
  33. Here is my wife resting seeing if she would like...

    Here is my wife resting seeing if she would like to hammock camp. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160217/47ba2cd78365d085962a21fb3855fa88.jpg
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    I know that was a great trip and a very beautiful...

    I know that was a great trip and a very beautiful area. Deep Gap shelter will always be special to me because it was the first place I stayed after 14 hour brain surgery in 2005. Six months after the...
  35. Great report, I enjoyed reading about your trip...

    Great report, I enjoyed reading about your trip because it brought back memories of one of my GSMNP trips. February & March can be tough in the smokies. Great job using good instincts to make the...
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    That is very nice, I hope to do one very soon. Do...

    That is very nice, I hope to do one very soon. Do you have a pattern?
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    Matching material with the thread is good to...

    Matching material with the thread is good to know. I ordered Gutermann Mara 70 so I will be ready to do some projects when it arrives. Thanks for the help guys.
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    Ok sounds like Mara 70 and Gutermann Sew All is...

    Ok sounds like Mara 70 and Gutermann Sew All is what I need to get. Before I place an order is there any other things or gadgets that would make these projects better.
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    Sewing thread

    I really enjoyed making the Costco quilts as MY first diy project. I have always got my wife, mom or mother in law to sew for me. My question is about sewing thread, I don't know when to use cotton...
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    It was the most windy night I have ever camped....

    It was the most windy night I have ever camped. But it was fun.
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    Got my January hang in on the A.T. the windiest...

    Got my January hang in on the A.T. the windiest night I think I may have ever camped. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160130/4fde059b9f0a838fcbf40f74d70b0b01.jpg
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    I went to Costco today and found one down throw...

    I went to Costco today and found one down throw mixed in with some blankets. I went to the front and ask if they had anymore or was getting any and they looked it up and said they were showing...
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    Nice looking trip.

    Nice looking trip.
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    Overnighter on the A.T.

    Got out for a short trip in the north ga mountains. We left on Friday and hiked from Hog Pen gap to Whitley gap shelter. There was a lot of snow on the top of Wildcat mountain but it had melted down...
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    In April the shelters will be so full there won't...

    In April the shelters will be so full there won't be a place to hang in them. Especially if the weather is crappy.
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    It chinches up fine it's just loose right under...

    It chinches up fine it's just loose right under my hamstring. I have the suspension pretty tight also. I guess I just don't have it dialed in yet, I'm not sure if adjusting it more toward my head...
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    Thanks Wanderlust78 I wish I had sewed some...

    Thanks Wanderlust78 I wish I had sewed some pleats in the foot end because I have a cold spot under my left hamstring. Not sure how I can fix it now without taking the channels out. I won't put the...
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    Man I love the beanie. The link says I don't have...

    Man I love the beanie. The link says I don't have permission when I click it. I would like to see how you did that.
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    Got my under quilt finished last night. It turned...

    Got my under quilt finished last night. It turned out pretty for my first Costco under quilt. I took it out to my screened porch this morning to give it a try. The thermometer read 39 at 5:00 I...
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    I'm doing my under quilt today so I will post...

    I'm doing my under quilt today so I will post some pics. BigE94 your top quilt looks great.
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