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    Thanks a bunch howlinmadman...

    Thanks a bunch howlinmadman. Just now sitting down to work on emails so I'll get your order detail page up shortly. Yea, folks have been keeping us pretty busy lately and we certainly appreciate it.
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    These are nice. I have 3 of the 6 footers and a 3...

    These are nice. I have 3 of the 6 footers and a 3 foot one that I use most every day.
    They not only work as a straight edge, but have enough weight to hold ornery fabric down and flat.
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    My leftover permethrin gets sprayed around the...

    My leftover permethrin gets sprayed around the back porch, window screens, doorway, etc. to help control insects.
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    Awesome. Thank you....

    Awesome. Thank you.
    http://www.dream-hammock.com/order_detail.html?order=1632
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    That particular fabric is the 1.6oz HyperD, Olive...

    That particular fabric is the 1.6oz HyperD, Olive Drab. We also have it in the Dark Olive & Hunter Green. http://www.dream-hammock.com/Fabric.html
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    Thank you very much. This one did look pretty...

    Thank you very much. This one did look pretty sharp.
    http://www.dream-hammock.com/order_detail.html?order=1444
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    The weights shown on the hammock calculator...

    The weights shown on the hammock calculator include everything in the stuff sack, ready to go. (hammock, suspension, straps, guylines, net and overcover, etc.)

    The overcover and it's removable...
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    I'm glad this one will work out well for you....

    I'm glad this one will work out well for you. Very nice photos. These sure look nicer out hanging than in my workshop.
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    That is correct. The shape of the netting or...

    That is correct. The shape of the netting or overcover determine whether the hammock is right lay or left lay.
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    Yes, I have built a few in this style.

    Yes, I have built a few in this style.
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    Yes, I agree. A FreeBird + Sock would be a much...

    Yes, I agree. A FreeBird + Sock would be a much simpler solution.
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    Probably wouldn't work to try and flip or reverse...

    Probably wouldn't work to try and flip or reverse the zipper as they're meant on fit together only one way.
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    The second zipper would need to be stitched on upside down either on the body or...
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    No problem. I just ordered new tarps today from...

    No problem. I just ordered new tarps today from UGQ so I'm good.
    You're absolutely right, Kyle is always coming up with new and exciting stuff.
  14. Thread: New Tarps!

    by PapaSmurf
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    Yep, just right for displaying hammocks while...

    Yep, just right for displaying hammocks while staying dry.
    Here's a photo of Missy's setup.
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  15. Thread: New Tarps!

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    You gotta cut me a little slack here. Most of my...

    You gotta cut me a little slack here. Most of my purchases are pretty boring. "Oh boy, I got more fabric and webbing, Whoop-de-do" When I do get new gear, I usually made it. Feels good to let the...
  16. Thread: New Tarps!

    by PapaSmurf
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    New Tarps!

    Just ordered a few Hanger 12 tarps with the double pole mods. We're gonna be rockin in style at hangs we are able to attend. I'm pretty exited to add these to our gear.
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    WaffleBox, did you get a chance to lay in one of...

    WaffleBox, did you get a chance to lay in one of the 1.0oz HyperD hammocks we brought down to FHV? Kyle @ RBTR has created an awesome fabric with a great strength and a nice feel to it here. We're...
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    How much do you have? colors? price?

    How much do you have? colors? price?
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    102394
  20. One of my goals last year was to see a gator. ...

    One of my goals last year was to see a gator.
    Maybe you could bring one up from the lake for us?
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    Imagine how fun this was for the puppy. I'll bet...

    Imagine how fun this was for the puppy. I'll bet he had a great time.
    I'll be watching for PostSmurf and will fix it right up.
  22. I'd be interested in joining you folks on this...

    I'd be interested in joining you folks on this one if possible. I'll keep an eye on the date and keep my fingers crossed.
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    This is great news. Congratulations.

    This is great news. Congratulations.
  24. Don't fight the urge to splice. There's more...

    Don't fight the urge to splice. There's more Amsteel just 15 minutes away.

    http://www.dream-hammock.com/photos/Materials/Amsteel/Amsteel_spools.JPG
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    Thanks to all these folks down here we had a...

    Thanks to all these folks down here we had a great time. It was fun to meet and talk with everybody.


    It's a slightly looser weave than many of the other fabrics we use, which is probably on...
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    It's a 2.0oz Polyester plain weave fabric.

    It's a 2.0oz Polyester plain weave fabric.
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    No, you're right. We no longer build single...

    No, you're right. We no longer build single layers using our regular 1.1 & 1.0oz ripstop fabrics. They just don't last the way we like and often begin showing signs of stress around the channels and...
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    Those seven are all 11ft, single layer, right lay...

    Those seven are all 11ft, single layer, right lay hammocks.


    The SmurfWagon is packed with 15 hammocks for showing/sharing and another 8 special deliveries.

    The real kick in the pants - 23...
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    That's an 11ft Darien...

    That's an 11ft Darien built from 1.0oz HyperD, Lime Green.
    Total weight with everything in the stuff sack, ready to hang = 15.20oz
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    One word of caution. You have the ability to get...

    One word of caution. You have the ability to get the mod on the right, left or both sides. You only use one side at a time depending on the lay of your hammock. DO NOT hook both shoulder areas in at...
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    The UQ pack hooks at the ends of the hammock will...

    The UQ pack hooks at the ends of the hammock will work with pretty much any underquilt. Just hooking the UQ suspension shock cord into the hooks will help position and keep the UQ from sliding to one...
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    Sorry Steffi, I gotta agree with Paul on this...

    Sorry Steffi, I gotta agree with Paul on this one. I would recommend spending the money on quality underquilts and skipping the top quilts for now. Getting a couple UGQ (good choice) 20 degree UQ...
  33. Just double checked this morning and I suppose we...

    Just double checked this morning and I suppose we could bring enough down to share with the group. We will have to form a line and when everybody's had some, we will call for "seconds". :)

    100495 ...
  34. Got my Winter hammock finished today. How much...

    Got my Winter hammock finished today.
    How much snow can we expect next weekend?

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    Sneak Peek of FHV demos

    Here are just a few of the demo hammocks we'll be bringing down to the Florida Hang next weekend. Still working on finishing a few more before we leave. If you get the chance, stop by and visit with...
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    Not this newer stuff, but if it's anything like...

    Not this newer stuff, but if it's anything like the 1.6oz HyperD I'm really looking forward to trying it soon.
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    Yep, just shipped one today built from...

    Yep, just shipped one today built from uncalendared 1.0oz HyperD, Blaze Orange.
    Final weight for hammock and continuous loops = 10.35oz.
    Here's the order details....
  38. From the Legal Stuff page at...

    From the Legal Stuff page at dream-hammock.com....
    "Product Weights
    Although comparing past product weights and the weights of similar items is generally used to predict what a custom product's...
  39. Doctartaigh, I'd like to add a couple more...

    Doctartaigh,
    I'd like to add a couple more examples and publicly call out a couple vendors:

    A couple months ago you posted that your PolyD hammock came in at 5.985oz instead of the 7.76oz stated...
  40. Thread: Stitch issue

    by PapaSmurf
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    The loops you see from the bottom view are a...

    The loops you see from the bottom view are a result of low tension of the top thread. Increase top tension until the stitches are pulled evenly through the fabric. Although you can visually inspect...
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    A flock of NightHawks 1-4-2015

    Here are 3 NightHawk hammocks finished and waiting on PostSmurf

    99984 99985
    Outside - 1.6 HyperD Woodland Camo
    Inside - 1.6 HyperD Blaze Orange

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    Outside - 1.1oz Marpat ripstop...
  42. Thanks everyone for the kind thoughts. Yep,...

    Thanks everyone for the kind thoughts.


    Yep, that's exactly what it means. :D
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    And having some HF friends to say "No, it's cool....

    And having some HF friends to say "No, it's cool. He's with us."
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    Hey everybody look. Paul's pants are down!...

    Hey everybody look. Paul's pants are down! :lol:....:scared:
  45. Announcement: Dream Hammock staff doubles in size

    Dream Hammock is proud to announce that beginning tomorrow morning MamaSmurf will be coming on as a full-time hammock builder. Wishing you a great last day at work today. Here's a photo of the cake...
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    Contact form all smurfed up!!!

    My email just started going crazy this afternoon delivering piles and piles of messages that must've been waiting to be delivered. No wonder the past week has been kinda slow. :)

    If you've...
  47. Thread: Sad

    by PapaSmurf
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    Sad indeed.

    Sad indeed.
  48. Hi HalMc, Just email me directly and I'd be...

    Hi HalMc,
    Just email me directly and I'd be happy to help in any way I can.
    randy@dream-hammock.com
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    Yes, I've been kicking this around and I'd like...

    Yes, I've been kicking this around and I'd like to put one together as soon as I can find some time to play.

    One thought that I've been wondering about is how to eliminate some of the excess...
  50. If you feel comfortable adding them yourself,...

    If you feel comfortable adding them yourself, just get with me and I'll get some out to you for a couple bucks & postage.
    Here is a webpage that shows how to add them....
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