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  1. went to Oklahoma city to see a group of friends.

    went to Oklahoma city to see a group of friends.
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    What if one used a combination of two ideals? ...

    What if one used a combination of two ideals?

    1) Use a clamp to attach to the I Beam, and attach to it some Yale Nylon Brait (APS) Surely the stretch would be mininal on 1 inch, 27,000 lb anchor...
  3. That's what I do with mine...it colapses down (4...

    That's what I do with mine...it colapses down (4 sections) and I string the line through all the eyes, then tie it back on the reel. I have a rubber band around the rod to hold the line taut &...
  4. Pui is in Thailand. I got my hammock 16 days...

    Pui is in Thailand. I got my hammock 16 days after I ordered it. Would not plan on any earlier than 15, because the fastest I ever heard till just on this thread was 14 days, and that is rare.
    ...
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    Just spend around $15 and get some of the...

    Just spend around $15 and get some of the night-ize figure 9
    s with attached line. Then you don't have to tie knots anymore
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    I'm going to second the round trip notion...

    I'm going to second the round trip notion tnoisaw. We can do it two ways. you fly into little rock wensday night, and we hike North Sylamore Creek thur-sunday or you can fly me up there...I'll...
  7. Yeah I carry a little walet sized tackle box, and...

    Yeah I carry a little walet sized tackle box, and a colapsible pole...use my reel from my main rod, and hope to do trout fishing later this week on North Sylamore Creek.
  8. My recommendations Orange Emergency Whistle,...

    My recommendations

    Orange Emergency Whistle, Match Safe and Compass Combo - $5 Academy Sports
    Orienteering Compass with sighting mirror - $20
    Waterproofed matches & tinder - Free
    Topo map of...
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    Yeah shortstuff's hammock is VERY BRIGHT. If...

    Yeah shortstuff's hammock is VERY BRIGHT. If hooch ever gets in trouble with short stuff it would make a good emergency signalling device.
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    Precha Man- I am down for some hanging in the...

    Precha Man- I am down for some hanging in the coming weeks. I am between jobs right now. Was going to go to Richland Creek, but it is major landslide country, tried going last weekend and at the...
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    Has anyone here used splices as a part of their...

    Has anyone here used splices as a part of their suspension?

    Would it be worth the extra time and trouble to use eye splices instead of knots in your suspension system if you started from scratch? ...
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    Eye Splice with 3 Strand Rope...

    Eye Splice with 3 Strand Rope Alternate Eye Splice (3 Strand)

    Short Splice with 3 Strand Rope

    Wikipedia Rope Splicing Entry

    AmSteel Blue Rope (12 Strand) can be spliced

    Did a little...
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    I've caught myself adding tags to threads that...

    I've caught myself adding tags to threads that look on topic I find in the today's post. I want to say it is very quick and easy to use. If you are going to click to read a thread it only takes a...
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    Do you have a picture of their woodland green...

    Do you have a picture of their woodland green webbing? I am curious to see how their webbing actually looks. And do they have any rated capacities on their webbing? I read their disclaimer down at...
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    Well for the time being I have made a zip line...

    Well for the time being I have made a zip line inside my apartment out of the 50 foot tubular webbing. I'll post some pictures before I take it down later, but I need to clean up first.

    I took...
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    Well the likelihood of my not doing anything at...

    Well the likelihood of my not doing anything at all with the webbing is slim to none. In my original post I indicated I had already purchased the tubular webbing (50 ft was $17.50). I don't know...
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    Well yes it is nylon it looks just like this ...

    Well yes it is nylon it looks just like this webbing.

    I do want to say that I've been using stock claytor so far though, and surely this would not have more stretch than that? Claytor stock...
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    Suspension Ideas

    I wanted to gather some group input on ideas of how to do up my suspension system.

    Hammock : Claytor Jungle /w orignal webbing straps
    Webbing : 50 feet green tubular webbing - 4400 lbs...
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    Just wanted to let you guys know...you do not...

    Just wanted to let you guys know...you do not have to verify a bank account to use paypal, and it's not something you have to pay for. I only have my paypal linked to my credit card, and that is how...
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    Yeah not only do you not stick to it, but the...

    Yeah not only do you not stick to it, but the thin material keeps you dry. I don't know what it is, but it is very breathable. I am a big big agnes proponenet. Plus it is very easy to pop out my...
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    If I ever did this in my Claytor Jungle I would...

    If I ever did this in my Claytor Jungle I would get a little luggage padlock to padlock my bugnetting shut while I slept. That would make me a feel a little safer.
  22. dang. I just found the thread on WB and was...

    dang. I just found the thread on WB and was going to post it, but I see justjeffn beat me to it.
  23. That kit looks to me to be just like a waterbed...

    That kit looks to me to be just like a waterbed repair kit you would buy at wally world.
  24. I wish you got the customizable header like you...

    I wish you got the customizable header like you do at WB. Where instead of just saying donating member you can make it say whatever you want it to in that area if you donate.
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    BA bags actually are bottomless. There is a thin...

    BA bags actually are bottomless. There is a thin fabric sleeeve, baffled on on both sides you slide the pad into. But there is no insulation under you to compress. Saves on weight/volume since you...
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    I like the random images too...agree it draws...

    I like the random images too...agree it draws more attention to the galleries.
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    if you search sourceforge there are already some...

    if you search sourceforge there are already some open source apps for working with data loggers. A data logger is basically what you will have built, if you haven't built one, there are plenty of...
  28. Tree Boat Hammocks for Tree Climbers (Catalog...

    Tree Boat Hammocks for Tree Climbers (Catalog Link)
    Some pictures of climbers utilitizing Tree Boats

    I've searched all over for the thread of the 100ft hammock hang, then I stopped and searched...
  29. The gallery for Extreme Hammocks (linked in the...

    The gallery for Extreme Hammocks (linked in the Hanging High post) is down here is a link to youtube video of Extreme Hammocking
  30. Now there's some stealth camping for you. If...

    Now there's some stealth camping for you. If your 100 ft up in the air, who's going to notice you there? I guess that you wouldn't have to worry about bear bagging---just haul the food up with you...
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    I believe you are correct. They do both offer...

    I believe you are correct. They do both offer very similar functionality. As a matter of fact I am presently using both services. I'll see how this pans out.
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    On the general basis of measuring all our new...

    On the general basis of measuring all our new visitors as a possible result of the article, I wanted to make mention of Histats to slowhike/hc4u

    I develop & manage a few websites, and I have been...
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    The terrian view is what I am referring...

    The terrian view is what I am referring to....until *very* recently they did not show the topo lines on the terrian view, but they have just started adding the topo lines to the terrian view. Kinda...
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    GoogleTopo

    jerseyhick over at WB just pointed out that google maps now has topo lines on their terrain maps. Just thought I would let everyone know, although they are only medium/low detail topos, still the...
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    I second that motion. :) I also own Big Anges....

    I second that motion. :)

    I also own Big Anges. I was tempted to buy the BA Nuggest that's for sale one here. $100 isn't too bad.

    I however prefer their inflated insulated air core pads. ...
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    Has anyone else gotten sage from their hammocks? I'm going to call Tom and tell him mine isn't producing any. If I would have known to look for it, some fried sage would have been good on the trail...
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    My 2 cents would lean toward the Jungle. But I...

    My 2 cents would lean toward the Jungle.

    But I have a bias---that is the one I own :) Seriously at 6'1" I have plenty of room at head and foot.
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    This site carries a ton of magnets, many...

    This site carries a ton of magnets, many altogether too strong. <-Amazing Magnets

    My favorite magnet store. You can more than likely find the smallest one that will work with these guys. I've...
  39. I think if you check he was in Missouri not...

    I think if you check he was in Missouri not Arkansas. It is true though we do get some torrential rains. As a native I can tell you the south east/central ozarks and the eastern most of the...
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    The romag.com link warbonnetguy mentioned looks...

    The romag.com link warbonnetguy mentioned looks like the ticket. Sew on so it's ready to go. My only concern is like above that the fabric may wear prematurely from friction due to the magnets. I...
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    Dunno. From what I researched before I bought...

    Dunno. From what I researched before I bought my first hammock it just seemed like the claytor gave me the best price/performance. I would have considered a Clark, maybe a HH but in light of the...
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    IAFTE- Do you know anyone on here that owns/has...

    IAFTE- Do you know anyone on here that owns/has tried the GI Style Jungle Hammock? I am curious how the tarp "roof" works on those. It looks like sideblown rain would be a issue.

    If you want to...
  43. I know what you mean about odd looks. The park I...

    I know what you mean about odd looks. The park I set up in has a rather large and busy...I always get some curious stares. Very noisy there too by the freeway (it's where the 4 best trees are)
  44. I just wanted to chime in in regards to the high...

    I just wanted to chime in in regards to the high winds...I didn't catch how high they were but I have a personal thing I do. Anytime I get new gear I try my hardest to set it up and make it work in...
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    I am going to have to go along with everyone...

    I am going to have to go along with everyone else. WhiteBlaze & PracticalBackpacking have ample food boards. I do not see a need to dilute what we have here. I like catching the occassional food...
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    I will say it is a loooooooooooonnnnnnnnnggggg...

    I will say it is a loooooooooooonnnnnnnnnggggg hammock!
    I have been kinda suprised at the length between trees I need.
    But as you have said it is a very comfortable hammock. I am about 6"1' and...
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    Poll: Claytor Instruction Manual-Stick

    Neo BillyBob...others

    Hey guys I have noticed a lot of newcomers to the claytors have questions & troubles setting up when we unpack. Esp. people who are buying their first ever hammock, and have...
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    I just wanted to tell you guys the patent search...

    I just wanted to tell you guys the patent search *does* search inside of the text of the patents. Even the old ones. If you scroll the the bottom them have done OCR on all of them so the scanned...
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    neon camo

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/shop.onrez/item-view-199958-1185282540
    Maybe you should order a bolt?

    Just kidding, mad props on the diy.
  50. Agreed. There is always room for improvement....

    Agreed. There is always room for improvement. Maybe you could try fabricating a intergrated system. Use a thin plastic and a bag sealer to weld the two halves making chambers, and make it the size...
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