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    They don't list them.. that's why i mentioned...

    They don't list them.. that's why i mentioned messaging Brandon.

    I bought a bag of them a long time ago and don't remember for sure.. but I think postage was more than the cost of the rings.. ...
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    Still missing some information to give you a good...

    Still missing some information to give you a good answer but yes, that helps. I figured that was what you meant.. but...

    Many folks will have some kind of sliding adjustment that is the...
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    I know a good deal about Loop Aliens and used...

    I know a good deal about Loop Aliens and used them for a long time.. but I don't know what your question is.. Would you please rephrase it. Otherwise I think Jeff-oh has nailed it.

    As far as...
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    Spot on.. I have.. -1.0 Hexon -1.2 Robic...

    Spot on..

    I have..
    -1.0 Hexon
    -1.2 Robic
    -1.3 Mtn
    -1.6 Hyper D x 2

    About to sew another 1.6 Hyper D and a 1.0 Hyper D. And I had a 1.0 Monolite.
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    Yep... Ditto this ^^^^^^ Four HD Shephards and...

    Yep... Ditto this ^^^^^^

    Four HD Shephards and two UL Shephards for the doors. Unless it's a frozen world which is where I switch to 6" gutter nails so I can pound the snot out of them if needed...
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    I bought the JB Zip on a complete impulse. I...

    I bought the JB Zip on a complete impulse. I already had the BRS/moulder strip setup but for $60 I figured I'd see what everyone raves about with the JB. The Zip is.. ok. A snick over 12oz without...
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    Don't get any ideas.. I'm not carrying that...

    Don't get any ideas.. I'm not carrying that thing. End of story.

    I'll let you look at the Jet Boil next time we're out
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    Yep... that's a great place to start. You can...

    Yep... that's a great place to start. You can create the mini ucrs and thread them onto you current CRL just to test them..



    I used Micro Cord for a short time. OMG does it tangle quickly. ...
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    WTB: Not exactly what you're looking for, but I have a...

    Not exactly what you're looking for, but I have a June Bug Dawn custom synthetic top quilt I rate at 50F. Bought it last year from a member here, so second owner.. used it a few times. Works...
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    You could also stay with your zingit setup and...

    You could also stay with your zingit setup and switch from prussiks to mini ucrs. I HATE prussiks. We came up with the mini ucr for exactly the reason you describe. They work equally well with...
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    I get it... Iíve always just put my wind shirt...

    I get it... Iíve always just put my wind shirt on backwards..

    Kind of the same but different...


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    hmmmm.... that's the first good argument I've...

    hmmmm.... that's the first good argument I've seen for using a CRL instead of split RL's
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    I need to modify mine to work with the Jet...

    I need to modify mine to work with the Jet Boil... It's fine as is when used with the BRS, but doesn't fit in the bottom vents of the Jet Boil. Next trip I'll bring it.. Might just need one end of...
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    I have a template in my HF albums if you...

    I have a template in my HF albums if you need/want some inspiration.
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    Those pics look even worse now that I look at...

    Those pics look even worse now that I look at them larger... I'd shed a few tears for sure.. but like I said.. it's Type II fun.



    I've been experimenting with the ZPacks double door hooks. I...
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    Good luck with the hammock. Easy project when you...

    Good luck with the hammock. Easy project when you consider itís just straight seams. The challenge is all the extra fabric you have to manage.

    Rolled hems.. for 1/4Ē I use a rolled hem foot. ...
  17. I have a pack hanger out there someplace... and...

    I have a pack hanger out there someplace... and a Smartwool hat, a few bandannas and....


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    One easy way to determine how steep of a pitch is...

    One easy way to determine how steep of a pitch is to connect your door corners before you set your stakes, either in beak mode or overlapped as above and then stake out the corners. Get the height...
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    @cougarmeat... You make a great point for...

    @cougarmeat... You make a great point for carrying longer lines. I always have a ten foot zingit dogbone and the two door hooks I carry have another fifteen feet or so. I still don't see how...
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    I use single piece but have a set of Hennesey...

    I use single piece but have a set of Hennesey skins that are two piece. they have a length of zip tie threaded through the end seam which make them easier to slide over the tarp but also makes them...
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    Hammock Camping

    To the OP... I'll second and third the suggestion to make a trip out to Harriman. We are there often (though January has been a hard month for me as far as getting out).. Easy hike out in the...
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    If you made the flap just a little longer, you...

    If you made the flap just a little longer, you cold sew the velcro to the very end of the flap, then fold the flap over so it's double up and the velcros' stitches will be hidden inside. You'd just...
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    Yep... those will work just fine. Maybe a bit...

    Yep... those will work just fine. Maybe a bit more than what is needed on the whispy thin fabric we play with, but better than the wooden ones.
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    Thank you Dutch.. I did input zip code as...

    Thank you Dutch.. I did input zip code as always.. Did it twice.
  25. That looks great. Good job. Stitches look...

    That looks great. Good job.

    Stitches look straight and well placed. What size is the hardware? are they all 1/2" Beastie's?

    If you pitched a little wider given the amount of overlap you...
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    I used the same ones at the onset. Found they...

    I used the same ones at the onset. Found they didn't have as much grip as was needed with this slippery fabric. There are a few sizes.. I find the Mini's are best.


    The throat is 1/2" deep...
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    It's Sunday.. I need to gather a few bits. An...

    It's Sunday.. I need to gather a few bits. An email to DWG via the website would take too long.
    You've all helped.. thank you.
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    Shipping alternatives?

    $15 to ship a piece of cuben fiber, ten linelocs and some Dutch Wire.. Lancaster to NY?

    That's got to be a mistake...
  29. Sorry.. never got you the picture of the anchor....

    Sorry.. never got you the picture of the anchor. Left is the hammocks CL, right would go to the tree strap. I don't know if you can buy these any longer.. I have this pair from Sqidmark. However,...
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    What does tree size have to do with using split...

    What does tree size have to do with using split ridge lines?

    I have 12' - 15' on each end (depending on the tarp I grab) and have never used all of it. In fact, I don't think I have used more the...
  31. I used Tarpworms with zingit for a few seasons. ...

    I used Tarpworms with zingit for a few seasons. My first change was to replace the zingit with ZPacks 1.2 Reflective Z-Line which is similar to Dutch Wire.. it's a bit than zingit and much easier to...
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    Hit them with a little splash of Gold Bond powder...

    Hit them with a little splash of Gold Bond powder before you turn in.. dries them and feels great!!
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    One of my challenges... cold feet. What...

    One of my challenges... cold feet.

    What helps.. make sure my socks are dry before turning in; loose ragg wool sleep socks seem to work best. Not the lightest option but if my feet are warm...
  34. I've never had a problem with being bitten...

    I've never had a problem with being bitten through the fabric regardless of the fabric weight... I've used 1.2 successfully without issue with bugs.

    Your underquilt will be the first line of...
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    I've never had a strap slide down a tree,...

    I've never had a strap slide down a tree, regardless off the material it was made of.


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    LOL... that piece got cut into quarters to make...

    LOL... that piece got cut into quarters to make the ground corner patches


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    I'm out for Saturday night.. I have a 60th BDay...

    I'm out for Saturday night.. I have a 60th BDay party..

    And the following weekend I am skunked as well.. another social event carried over from Christmas.

    I can squeeze in a day trip.....
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    10.5" ?? no way... panel pull reinforcements...

    10.5" ?? no way... panel pull reinforcements were 3.25"

    I made two 12' tarps (one w/ doors one without). This pic is some of the reinforcement patches.. I think i have it filed in the wrong...
  39. Considering moving to a LiteAF DCF tarp....question

    hmmmm... proper doors?

    My first thought is that it could replace two tarps..

    At this point I have all three of the HG DCF tarps.. I find zero issue with the Stan w/ doors. Don't find it too...
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    Warm enough by you to give it a go this weekend??...

    Warm enough by you to give it a go this weekend??

    I have a new 0F I've been wanting to try but it's been too warm, and new 40's I can't use because it's too cold!!

    The new 20's are getting a...
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    I leave everything attached to my DCF tarps when...

    I leave everything attached to my DCF tarps when stowing in the snake skin.

    I have tarp worms, metal split rings and Lineloc hooks, shock cord and Zline.

    Is it possible to damage the tarp..? ...
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    Haven't gotten into single digits yet. 16F is...

    Haven't gotten into single digits yet.

    16F is my current low.

    Kudos to you psycho sub-zero hangers!! I tip my hat to you.
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    Bond them on. Create your reinforcement...

    Bond them on.

    Create your reinforcement patches. I make circles for panel pulls, using a circle cutter. Then sew the grosgrain (with or without hardware) to the reinforcement patch. Then bond...
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    Truth told, I don't do either above or below...

    Truth told, I don't do either above or below because I use split ridge lines. Find them far easier to adjust, they require less cordage and the excess cord creates it's own water break.

    That...
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    Stick with it! You'll be fine. Good move on not...

    Stick with it! You'll be fine. Good move on not doing the round bottom.. they aren't that difficult, but you need to be comfortable manipulating the travel of the fabric. Resist the temptation for...
  46. Sleeves make the storage easier, but doesn't...

    Sleeves make the storage easier, but doesn't reduce the size of the resulting package.

    If you dig around in past posts in the sub you'll surely find comparison pictures of Silpoly versus DCF. ...
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    Shugs Vid will clear up any confusion about...

    Shugs Vid will clear up any confusion about primary and secondary... and if you watch enough of them they will clear up confusion about just about everything hammock related.. some other topics...
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    You want one of those puppies or a duck?

    You want one of those puppies or a duck?
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    For sure.. please let me know. Yes, I replaced...

    For sure.. please let me know.
    Yes, I replaced everything.. 0F, 20's and 40's and have a Junebug Dawn Synthetic TQ that has a limit of about 55F.. I was cold at 53F. I would at that 50F LLG TQ......
  50. You do it the same way? Why am I not surprised?...

    You do it the same way? Why am I not surprised?
    Love the Wasabi color...
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