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    Seattle Based Day Hikes

    Pac Forrest near rainier is a nice place for day hikes. It's operated and owned by UW. Also look into the Olympic forest. Tons of trails there as well.


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    I was at the south hill Costco over the weekend...

    I was at the south hill Costco over the weekend and one of the reps at the customer service desk said that they expect to get more throws in this fall, if your willing to wait


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    Welcome from Roy! Lots of great places to hang in...

    Welcome from Roy! Lots of great places to hang in our neck of the woods


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    Grosgrain help

    I'm making a Costco uq and I think I might have bought the wrong size grosgrain.. I bought 7/8" is this to small?


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    It's a Kmart brand the tag says min90% down but...

    It's a Kmart brand the tag says min90% down but I picked it up for about the price of my Costco throws ($30).
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    Thanks for the advice. I just got into the world...

    Thanks for the advice. I just got into the world of down
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    Down puffy mod help

    I just got a down puffy from Kmart on sale and was thinking that the baffles are a little small(1") what's your guys opinion on ripping some seams to make them 2" baffles(only on the body)?...
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    Love that idea! I'll have to try it. Do you guys...

    Love that idea! I'll have to try it. Do you guys think that the tadpole will be big enough?
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    Thank you, everyone, for the advice. I should...

    Thank you, everyone, for the advice. I should have put a little more detail in the O.P. My wife does have a hammock of her own that she takes hiking and we have laid in my hammock together to...
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    A small 6"x3" cast iron skillet we always make...

    A small 6"x3" cast iron skillet we always make burgers over the fire at least on night
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    2 people 1 hammock

    Has anyone had 2 adults sleep in the same hammock? My wife wants to hang with me on backpacking trips but doesn't want to spend the money in a second setup
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    those are all cool stories. i got a couple...

    those are all cool stories. i got a couple people in both my troop and crew to start hanging as well. but now ive moved to eastern montana and am currently looking for a new troop and places to set...
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    Boy Scouts and hammocks

    i work at a scout camp during the summer and at the beginning of the summer i was the only one with a hammock. during staff week a couple of the other staffers commented that that i carried my...
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    New to the Mondak area

    i just recently moved to Eastern Montana/ North Dakota area and was wondering if anyone out there is in my area. need ideas for where to hang. lol not many trees out here. :rolleyes:
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    Poll: im so excited for this merit badge. i am an...

    im so excited for this merit badge. i am an eagle scout and am still involved as a assnt. scoutmaster for my troop as well as involved with a venture crew that works very close to the council staff....
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    as has been mentioned already get rid of the...

    as has been mentioned already get rid of the stock ropes, as for a bishops' sack i removed the attached stuff sack and cut a little hole for the amsteel to go through then zip tied below the cut to...
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    i put mine in a heavy duty garbage sack. under...

    i put mine in a heavy duty garbage sack. under me. or i balance it on my tripod stool
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    baby hammock

    well my girlfriend just found out shes pregnant. and we've always said that when we have children we want to use a hammock as a bed for them. does anyone have a pattern to make a baby hammock?
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    i too was at the Nat. Jambo. i brought my ENODN....

    i too was at the Nat. Jambo. i brought my ENODN. did you have a chance to check out the hammock display while you were there? the camporee sounds like a great place to be able to display and show...
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    im in federal way. this would also be my first...

    im in federal way. this would also be my first actual hang so im still a noob.
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    Western Washington noob help hang

    Anyone in western Washington be up to doing a hang to help noobs like me learn more about hanging and methods? and maybe just general info for some people that need it.
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    weight isn't much of an issue as i stand right...

    weight isn't much of an issue as i stand right now with a tent my pack is at a base weight of 25-27 pounds. so at or around this weight would be fine. as for laying diagonally i tend to just lie...
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    thank you for the reply i will keep that in mind....

    thank you for the reply i will keep that in mind. can anyone help me with my other 2 questions?
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    sewing guyline things on a tarp

    how do you sew the guyline things is the middle of a tarp? from what ive herd its hard to do. but looking at it it just looks like you could just take a 2" piece of webbing and box stick it on. is...
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    what size grossgrain should i use? i saw...

    what size grossgrain should i use? i saw everything from 1/4" - 2"
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    thats awsome! ill have to give that a try!

    thats awsome! ill have to give that a try!
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    in my oppinon i would advise against an...

    in my oppinon i would advise against an inflatable pad. i have had a total of 4 and popped them all. granted i am hard on gear and this was before i started using a hammock. but for me its just one...
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    where do you guys but down for UQs?

    where do you guys but down for UQs?
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    awesome guys thanks. if it helps to narrow down...

    awesome guys thanks. if it helps to narrow down the search. i live in the pacific north west and backpack alot during the spring and fall.
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    weights not a big issue for me. thanks guys

    weights not a big issue for me. thanks guys
  31. Thread: build or buy UQ?

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    awsome. i think ill start with a summer UQ

    awsome. i think ill start with a summer UQ
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    thanks for the info guys i decided to just use is...

    thanks for the info guys i decided to just use is to cover my car and buy some rip stop.
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    help picking a tarp

    ive been looking a getting a tarp and im just lost when i search for them. originally i wanted to get a ENO dryfly but after hearing all the reviews decided against it. so my question is are there...
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    wow was that a fast response thanks slo! ive...

    wow was that a fast response thanks slo! ive watched all of his beginner series but ill have to look for the other ones. are there any other options?
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    build or buy UQ?

    is there anyway that i could modify an old sleeping bag to be used as an UQ?
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    what im talking about is making a slapstrap type...

    what im talking about is making a slapstrap type system out of the polyester webbing
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    polyester webbing help

    hey guys i am new to hammocking and need help with polyester webbing. ive found different websites that sell it but at $1 or more. i an wanting to make a sort of slapstraps/woopie suspension system...
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    what to do with an old parachute?

    i have found an old army parachute in my garage and want to make it into a double layer hammock but have yet to find a pattern to make it. does anyone have a pattern that i could use for this...
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