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    Camo Tarps from Eno available

    Eno is a good manufacture of sil nylon hammocks in some bright colors and styles. So this is a departure for them. Maybe you want a tarp for a wind break or to get out of the rain for lunch... I...
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    My camp chair is my hammock....or a rock

    My camp chair is my hammock....or a rock
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    Hey great concept and the vestibule can be rigged...

    Hey great concept and the vestibule can be rigged into blocking wind when the weather is bad. I would add a 5" drape on three sides for drizzle and light rain.

    I went with this idea pictured...
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    here is a real pic of Olive Drab ...

    here is a real pic of Olive Drab

    http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg275/MarkSwarbrick/HAMMOCK007A_zps100ba97d.jpg
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    http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg275/MarkSwarb...

    http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg275/MarkSwarbrick/concept1.jpg

    Yes every couple of years I look into this... Sil Nylon treated won't hold five color according to Mossy Oak and the others, it...
  6. It wont achieve the desired color. It will be...

    It wont achieve the desired color. It will be lighter. You may have to repeat the process twice and may not turn out well. Can I suggest you sell it and move on...
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    Sticky: I got as far as page four... just sharing adding...

    I got as far as page four... just sharing adding 10 to your bag can also be accomplished with a fleece beanie and or a ski mask.
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    I read the thread carefully, a small nugget of...

    I read the thread carefully, a small nugget of info was left out here. I have spent a few nights in a space blanket.

    Well it needs to be said, Space Blankets might help you for a couple of...
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    Thanks guys I figured out you would know... Now...

    Thanks guys I figured out you would know... Now if I buy it - I guess I need to find someone with a thread injector that can handle it.
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    2 inch straps light and non strech.

    I got this idea in my head to get some 2" wide brown straps or near camo for a few of my hammocks that I still own... I just do not want black... Dutch ideas if possible. Black doesn't happen in...
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    I have tried both. Who would have thought in NJ a...

    I have tried both. Who would have thought in NJ a 50 MPH wind would have crossed a ridge in Delaware Water Gap at night in May dropping temps to feel like freezing. 1 extra pound I would have had...
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    What is that a baby raccoon?

    What is that a baby raccoon?
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    A: Compression. Wool doesn't keep you warm -...

    A: Compression. Wool doesn't keep you warm - Trapped air does. Folks used closed cell foams for a reason - it traps air. Hense R- Value is important. Nothing wrong with a wool blanket on top, but it...
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    WTB: Got cuban? need a small piece

    Hi i am looking for a 5x5 scrap for experimenting with, so if you have a left over, I hope to hear from you! thanks ahead.
  15. Well written Gravity. Thanks for the thread.

    Well written Gravity. Thanks for the thread.
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    I have started out with Byers and got eaten alive...

    I have started out with Byers and got eaten alive with mosquitoes.. I agree with Silver Surfer Take it slow and spend some more time with it... Figure out how to afford what you want... don't settle...
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    FS: Hi two tents we met a few years back - I have to...

    Hi two tents we met a few years back - I have to figure out how to pay it forward... I am interested in the top quilt. I might need 24 hours to consult my bank. Can you take $125?
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    Yes I have used NeverWet. I picked up all my old...

    Yes I have used NeverWet. I picked up all my old hiking hats that clearly sucked in rain and hosed them down with the two step process. I gave ample time to dry before reapplication. The weird part...
  19. just go for it no harm done. make your own...

    just go for it no harm done.

    make your own decisions
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    WTB/WTT: Qwiz XL Ti Stove ...

    Qwiz XL Ti Stove

    http://www.qiwiz.net/stoves.html

    Hands down easy to use easy to light and folds flat weighs nothing.
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    I don't know - FYI he did a high pitch for the...

    I don't know - FYI he did a high pitch for the camera (nothing wrong here) - if you are ever in this as a pinch the pitch must be sides on the ground! knocking wind that gives wind chill is key to...
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    well we have been there, on the trail a hammock...

    well we have been there, on the trail a hammock makes all the differences Part of the solution is sleeping on a diagonal and at 5 degrees elevation and pitching at least 40 feet from others.
  23. post bump gratuitous pic 104019

    post bump gratuitous pic 104019
  24. Hey I read all the posts and I am very happy with...

    Hey I read all the posts and I am very happy with the outcome... Please keep it coming... IF you have better ideas do not hesitate.
  25. great start - yea kind of what I had in mind not...

    great start - yea kind of what I had in mind not sure about the jumping part. might have to do some damage control!. -Thanks
  26. Ideas for a small dog hammock on the ridge line.

    Hi I need a little help I have a Hennessy and just acquired a wonderful Jack Russell Pup for hiking with. Eventually this dog will be about 15 pounds and I was thinking a clip on hammock on the ridge...
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    Awesome.... those kids can't wait to go outside...

    Awesome.... those kids can't wait to go outside...
  28. Don't they stretch and you end up on the frigged...

    Don't they stretch and you end up on the frigged ground? I am asking,,, because I became an Icicle....
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    it degrades the nylon over time - you get holes...

    it degrades the nylon over time - you get holes in it.
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    wow took several years to get here worth the...

    wow took several years to get here worth the weight - someone remind me why PU is important?
  31. I am with Mad on this - do not soak spray till...

    I am with Mad on this - do not soak spray till damp with an even coat wear gloves and mask with a exhale valve. - you do not want to inhale this stuff - or have it on your skin.

    You get this on...
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    While storing some back of car camping gear - I...

    While storing some back of car camping gear - I put a full can of Deep Woods Off in a liquid measure cup of poly carbonate about five years ago - Dad bought a full camper and I forgot about it -...
  33. Are those sites still available?

    Are those sites still available?
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    A man's man...

    A man's man...
  35. Just wanted to weigh in (Hi Dutch) Why cannot we...

    Just wanted to weigh in (Hi Dutch) Why cannot we bring a well trained dog.. two years ago a few members did bring some labs and I was curious as to what happened or a probably cause as everyone was...
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    I like the idea... but you have to test it...

    I like the idea... but you have to test it outdoors continuous for 365 days... then give us a wear and tear report... ... :scared:
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    OMG! Owl vomit? - they are soft furry pellets......

    OMG! Owl vomit? - they are soft furry pellets... that's so.... not right.
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    How about Reflectix?

    How about Reflectix?
  39. I like that idea- will it have a Honey Crisp in...

    I like that idea- will it have a Honey Crisp in its mouth?
  40. Uh OK - please do not run around with scissors....

    Uh OK - please do not run around with scissors. The hang offers aroma therapy and as a special treat a masseuse with that funky chair. :shades:
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    uh roll it very tightly then pull the skin over?

    uh roll it very tightly then pull the skin over?
  42. Thread: Ice storm

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    Sorry to hear you are out of power - was it an...

    Sorry to hear you are out of power - was it an ice storm?
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    Thank's Hegone - you beat me to the question...

    Thank's Hegone - you beat me to the question...
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    THIS IS NOT A RANT - just info for inquiring minds.

    Media has a clear agenda - CNN and your local news have a clear problem if everything on News was family oriented, rosy cozy - life was wonderful - YOU WOULD NOT WATCH!

    Answer - they have been...
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    I honestly do not understand this thread - down...

    I honestly do not understand this thread - down makes a lousy pillow. There I said it. Take any foot box of a down mummy bag and attempt to use it as a pillow on a hard wood floor, it doesn't work....
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    Well its a great piece of kit... its says the 3x...

    Well its a great piece of kit... its says the 3x the weight over 1.1 sil but the weights look the same on the website - anyone know the total weight of all three pieces?
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    Wow - I am not sure I follow... who made it and...

    Wow - I am not sure I follow... who made it and where did they get the material?
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    You and I agree as the stock tarp traps valuable...

    You and I agree as the stock tarp traps valuable heat as air in the top of the tarp in the cold... I have measured several degree difference. with a electronic digital thermometer... and the flapping...
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    http://blog.friendlyplanet.com/media/TravToon-83-J...

    http://blog.friendlyplanet.com/media/TravToon-83-Jet-Hammock1.jpg
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    Yes that's true Some of us are serious...

    Yes that's true



    Some of us are serious backpackers and hangers - the review is for slightly elevated retail shopping types of people who may only hang a few times a year. In their backyard -...
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