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  1. Welcome to HF from Scotland! First advice I...

    Welcome to HF from Scotland!

    First advice I would give you is to get your son on here to learn too! There's not much point in you learning everything and your son going out into the woods with no...
  2. I have an 11ft hyperD 1.0 Hammock and it's held...

    I have an 11ft hyperD 1.0 Hammock and it's held up great for me at around 230lbs. Saying that I put a cable tie through the channels and larks headed the continuous loops below to reduce/prevent...
  3. I've got some Kevlar on the way from his highness...

    I've got some Kevlar on the way from his highness (Dutch) :) and my setup will be very similar to yours. Although I'll be using UCRs or speed hooks on short trips, I find whoopie tails to be the...
  4. It would certainly be more pleasant for all of us...

    It would certainly be more pleasant for all of us who want to see helpful/insightful and friendly posts with no nitpicking, condescension and arguments. This had the potential to be a really good...
  5. Thread: First DIY Tarp

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    Looks excellent! If it keeps you dry and you made...

    Looks excellent! If it keeps you dry and you made it yourself then it IS the prettiest thing in world :)
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    That's exactly what is going on lol. When Dutch...

    That's exactly what is going on lol. When Dutch was working on the ti cinch buckle it was two weeks away for months :). Well worth the wait though!
  7. Thread: Down sourcing?

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    Ripstopbytheroll has 700, 800 and 850fill...

    Ripstopbytheroll has 700, 800 and 850fill hyperdry down.

    Wildernesslogics is another popular source.

    There are a few others. Try searching Google (site:hammockforums.net down suppliers) if you...
  8. My order will be in the next couple days :)

    My order will be in the next couple days :)
  9. Unless it's $5+ a foot then I still want it. :) ...

    Unless it's $5+ a foot then I still want it. :)

    genixia, love the slogan on them!
  10. When do they go on sale?

    When do they go on sale?
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    Yeah, check the policies page, rush orders.

    Yeah, check the policies page, rush orders.
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    If you're set on Cuben then it may be worth...

    If you're set on Cuben then it may be worth checking with zpacks then. They are sometimes able to prioritise orders but generally have a long wait time. If not, contact ugq, you can pay a little...
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    +1, for a Cuban tarp HG is the go to place. they...

    +1, for a Cuban tarp HG is the go to place. they can also give you advice on what quilts are best and probably supply most other bits and bobs. Hammock from Dutch will probably arrive by the end of...
  14. If this is open to international entries, I'd...

    If this is open to international entries, I'd like to have a go at making a hammock with an attached bug net with NO zipper.
    Here is what I need:
    Charcoal NylonD 1.0 x 4 yards.
    ARGON 67 taffeta...
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    1.5mm is very thin but I would go for that. Much...

    1.5mm is very thin but I would go for that. Much of dutch hardware is made VERY snug for 1.75mm and I've had to open up the antenna with a screwdriver on a few pieces, although it can also be closed...
  16. Hammock Fabrics over the past year have really...

    Hammock Fabrics over the past year have really made a leap forward thanks to rsbtr and dutchware.

    Speed Hooks and hammock anchors are a vast improvement over whoopie slings/UCRS and when Dutch...
  17. That looks fantastic! Like you said in the video,...

    That looks fantastic! Like you said in the video, many people would have had a couple of things done differently, panel pulls etc. But it's an original and that's why the term hyoh exists. It really...
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    That's the one that was on mine [emoji106]

    That's the one that was on mine [emoji106]
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    At least you didn't get a 850fill tag with...

    At least you didn't get a 850fill tag with 800fill in it. You'd never have known :) Glad to hear Paul is sorting it out.
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    Just sounds like a fancy term for walled baffles...

    Just sounds like a fancy term for walled baffles to me.

    Seriously over priced, heavy and annoying jargon that doesn't mean much to anyone. "The best quilt trail rated quilt ever produced"... I...
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    I was just meaning Fort William, Aviemore or...

    I was just meaning Fort William, Aviemore or similar. I've not seen enough of Scotland to want to move country yet lol!
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    Imo bad. I like cold and snow. I think I need to...

    Imo bad. I like cold and snow. I think I need to move north.
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    Yeah we've had a really dry winter this year, a...

    Yeah we've had a really dry winter this year, a couple of cold days but really not much. 3 warm winters in a row.
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    Congrats on the purchases! You'll be hanging like...

    Congrats on the purchases! You'll be hanging like a pro in no time. make sure you have the hooks on your thunderbird and you'll be sorted. If you don't have them papasmurf will be happy to add them...
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    You've done your research ordering from dh, good...

    You've done your research ordering from dh, good choice!

    Dream hammocks and UGQ have worked together and UGQ offer a pack hook mod to help with uq fit on dream hammocks. I own a 0 zeppelin and...
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    I have a 0 zeppelin too and it is fantastic! The...

    I have a 0 zeppelin too and it is fantastic! The width of the entire quilt IS 47" but it has 9X5" wide baffles plus a 1" channel on each end giving it 45" with insulation, more than adequate...
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    Buy the tarp first. Imo a tarp is your most...

    Buy the tarp first. Imo a tarp is your most important piece of gear.
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    I had a similar snugpak quilt that DD used to...

    I had a similar snugpak quilt that DD used to sell before they started making their own. The quilt design is ok. Not on par with the US cottage companies, but it works once you get it dialed in...
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    Ukhammocks is the only reseller in the eu afaik....

    Ukhammocks is the only reseller in the eu afaik. You can order direct from wb but shipping and taxes will add up.
    Why don't you want to order from Ukhammocks?
  30. Yup sheltowee have an insulated hammock, and ...

    Yup sheltowee have an insulated hammock, and http://www.bonefiregear.com/ makes a hammock with a built in underquilt. The main problem for many of us is weight, if you start sewing into the body of...
  31. Thread: Argon90

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    Yup, shiny is calandered, you want the down...

    Yup, shiny is calandered, you want the down touching the calandered side.
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    I think your alculation are a bit of Moel....

    I think your alculation are a bit of Moel. Hammock weighs 617g
    Your hammock weighs12.3oz
    Op tarp weighs 671g
    Poly tarp weighs 19.4oz.
    28.4G = 1oz
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    I have a hyperD 1.0 Hammock that weighs around 7...

    I have a hyperD 1.0 Hammock that weighs around 7 oz, will be using a sheltowee style net this year which I expect to weigh less than 5oz, and replace my fronkey style net that weighs around 7-8oz. my...
  34. Congrats! Downloaded for reading later, thanks!

    Congrats! Downloaded for reading later, thanks!
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    Yep, we're a rarish breed on here, although there...

    Yep, we're a rarish breed on here, although there are a few.
    Ha, you'll learn to enjoy the gentle swing.
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    Hey, and welcome from Midlothian! Keeping...

    Hey, and welcome from Midlothian!

    Keeping warm and dry isn't any more difficult than in a tent, just a bit different and everyone does different things to achieve the same thing, I think that's...
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    Olive yellow or lime green and royal blue would...

    Olive yellow or lime green and royal blue would be nice. Looking forward to the specs.
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    Have a read of this thread ...

    Have a read of this thread https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=104745 I like the fronkey style bug net but will be trying out shellhammocks design in the above thread when I get...
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    Didn't even know ugq sold down beanies, I'll be...

    Didn't even know ugq sold down beanies, I'll be getting one! Thanks for letting us know :)
  40. Great setup, everything looks fantastic. A...

    Great setup, everything looks fantastic. A complete diy setup is my goal, can't seem to convince myself to order down for quilts though... someday.

    Played on my phone fine.
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    Really happy your business is doing so well, it's...

    Really happy your business is doing so well, it's well deserved. Congrats!
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    Thru hiker has 60" too!

    Thru hiker has 60" too!
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    I'm pretty sure it's intense angler who has a yt...

    I'm pretty sure it's intense angler who has a yt video.
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    Thanks very much, that was pretty much how I had...

    Thanks very much, that was pretty much how I had it in my head without the exact dimensions. I'll check if I have enough fabric and make it after I finish up my current project (backpack) and if not...
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    The rl is 110" on my current hammock. I will...

    The rl is 110" on my current hammock.

    I will make one and use it into the summer and see how well it does, when they start getting in I stop going out lol. I doubt any net design will keep all of...
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    Wow, that's serious overkill. I'm guessing it's...

    Wow, that's serious overkill. I'm guessing it's just silicon and I would just peel it all off then reseal it with much less, just over the stitch lines. It should all peel off okay.
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    I'd love to know the dimension of your net, I...

    I'd love to know the dimension of your net, I like the fronkey style net a lot, but this looks even simpler to use, maybe not in peak midge season in scotland but most of the time I think it will be...
  48. Thread: Stake color

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    +1 but mines are blue :)

    +1 but mines are blue :)
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    What is your height/weight? This will determine...

    What is your height/weight? This will determine what size of hammock is best for you and what weight fabric you'll be safe and comfortable in.

    Look around in the vendors section to see what they...
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    There is a MASSIVE thread didicated to diy sil in...

    There is a MASSIVE thread didicated to diy sil in the diy sticky section, it should have everything you need and then some but will take some reading to get through it.

    Many people have done it...
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