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  1. Sureeee! It's all fun and games until your...

    Sureeee! It's all fun and games until your significant other is an early riser and decides to make a quick run into town to suprise you with hot coffee and donuts.

    Reminds me of a famous (aka....
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    Not to hi-jack the thread, but you're probably...

    Not to hi-jack the thread, but you're probably right in that it's something that should have seen the editing floor. NOT that they were doing anything illegal, but for the most part, power drilling...
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    Sticky: Just a note. Miguerr in the post above yours...

    Just a note. Miguerr in the post above yours showed the "other" HH end. If yours is the same (as is mine) I would still go with the 15" continuous rather than the 8" suggested. I did a double wrap on...
  4. Not quite as cheap, but close... a bit larger and...

    Not quite as cheap, but close... a bit larger and a bit heavier, but picked up one of these to go with the onewind hammock cheap backup kit. It's "actually" pretty impressive when you consider the...
  5. A softer grommet might work too. One that could...

    A softer grommet might work too. One that could have a section cut out and resize the circumference to fit a smaller hole. Likely more expendable to wear, but still cheaper than replacing your line.
  6. Yeah. A parts specialty store like that. My...

    Yeah. A parts specialty store like that.

    My plan was to just take along a small hank of line in (with my pipe thickness measurement in hand), see what minimum hole size would work then go from...
  7. And I would have known that if I had read every...

    And I would have known that if I had read every page of the build bible threads. :lol:

    I "tried"... kinda sorta... ;)
  8. Well, I didn't follow through with the idea and...

    Well, I didn't follow through with the idea and don't know if would have worked out or not, but at one point I was considering hitting the automotive parts store and seeing if I could find a firewall...
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    FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  10. Copper tubing peen hammered over has been used....

    Copper tubing peen hammered over has been used. Cmc4free posted this photo to another thread. If you do a search on "tensahedron" there are 2 realllllly big threads chock full of just about anything...
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    I used to do a fair bit of vertical camping in my...

    I used to do a fair bit of vertical camping in my younger years so that vid is, actually, really appealed to me. :D What a spectacular view to wake up to!

    Where their suspension options are...
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    Do you mean the pad attachments? If so, I...

    Do you mean the pad attachments?

    If so, I don't, but it's pretty straight forward and more than one way to do it, I'm sure. How I did it...

    Wrapped the loops around the pad with the toggles on...
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    . +1 What would be cool would be having a...

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    What would be cool would be having a choice between different compartment layouts to choose from.
  14. Interested in pull test results as well.

    Interested in pull test results as well.
  15. Agreed. Mine is double layer as well. I would...

    Agreed. Mine is double layer as well. I would tend to go more with the hammock that would best suit my needs in terms of the hang, packability, durability and comfort without limiting my options...
  16. Doing a Permethrin...

    Doing a Permethrin application should help in just about any given hammock.
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    Looks like she hasn't logged into HF (might visit...

    Looks like she hasn't logged into HF (might visit without logging in) since around April, but if needed I know who she is, have personal contact info. and could put you in touch with her.

    As said,...
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    Tensa4 + Add-ons "snapshot" as of 10/18/19

    I thought I would post this in a more central location for those considering a Tensa4 purchase. After much reading and research... things I didn't pick up on, tidbits/changes to previous information...
  19. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    HoLy CrAp... that was fast!! Probably didn't...

    HoLy CrAp... that was fast!!

    Probably didn't hurt that he's only an hour or so up the road from me, but still.

    I can confirm.... UCR option.... ALL Amsteel, brother! Guylines, ridge and...
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    Thanks! I appreciate the insights. As it...

    Thanks! I appreciate the insights. As it stands... the hex I'm having pole modded is more just for lighter/warmer weather conditions. Using a CRL on it and adding the center pole, mainly, just for...
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    Cool. That's what I did with mine, but when it...

    Cool. That's what I did with mine, but when it came, it was detached. Thanks!
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    With 2QZQ they give the option of either a center...

    With 2QZQ they give the option of either a center ridge ribbon or ridgeline. I opted for the ribbon.

    I appreciate the pole feedback. I'm more confident to go ahead with the .344 poles I already...
  23. You mean the free toddler booster seat/step stool...

    You mean the free toddler booster seat/step stool combo device we used to get every year? I thought it was called a telephone book because it was shaped like a book, stored easily under your phone...
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    Speaking of which.. (completely unleated to the...

    Speaking of which.. (completely unleated to the UQ)... LOL

    How did you end up rigging yours? Mine came with one end tied to one buckle and the other loop end loose in the bag. I re-rigged it, but...
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    Whats your WD out of? 20D? That's got a bit more...

    Whats your WD out of? 20D? That's got a bit more surface area than my hex asym. Probably more like your Train Haven. I wasn't "as" concerned about actual tarp weight (maybe I should) since it's...
  26. :thumbup1: Your's was the second today with...

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    Your's was the second today with different site URL's. Both have been forwarded to the actual owners attention.
  27. Yup. The internet can be a double edged sword......

    Yup. The internet can be a double edged sword... making it cost next to nothing for some really incredibly innovative people to present their products to a global audience, but also makes it too easy...
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    Center Pole Diameter - Suggestions?

    I have an 11' hex poly asym in with 2QZQ at the moment... adding center pole pockets. Total distance is 114" (width + pockets).

    I'll be going with aluminum poles. I already considered carbon and...
  29. It's a scam site. They are advertising a...

    It's a scam site. They are advertising a kickstarter product that isn't even on the market yet and sells for $285. The actual owner/designer has been busy having more than 20 of those scam sites shut...
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    I can only, maybe, help with a few of those...

    I can only, maybe, help with a few of those questions as I am currently in the process of switching my hammock over to a continuous loop. Versatility. I "could" go whoopie only, but that somewhat...
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    Replacement arrived, and obviously a different...

    Replacement arrived, and obviously a different batch than the last one. This one shipped directly from onewind in a non descript box. The first came via amazon. Visually, the stuff sack and inner...
  32. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    YES, Sir! Going to be some good fun sorting it,...

    YES, Sir! Going to be some good fun sorting it, I'm sure. I'll certainly check in with it once received.
  33. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    From Todd.... not anymore. I saw Shug's vid...

    From Todd.... not anymore. I saw Shug's vid talking about the shock corded version "now shipping", but Todd said it was discontinued just shortly after Shug posted his vid. The front and end now have...
  34. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    Pretty much the same setup I just ordered last...

    Pretty much the same setup I just ordered last night. Tensa4 w/UCR option, 2 solo mods w/o guylines or anchors, 4 boomstakes, tarp extensions and then 2 guylines "a la cart" for the solo mods (using...
  35. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    That's not a bad idea.

    That's not a bad idea.
  36. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    I know it depends one where folks typically hang,...

    I know it depends one where folks typically hang, but for me, I would prefer the boomstakes as the default and the orange screws as the add-on for those more rare situations. Then again, they are...
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    Without seeing the actual tensioners and cord...

    Without seeing the actual tensioners and cord locks it doesn't help much, but appreciate the effort.

    I went ahead and did a return and ordered a second one. The return pickup and delivery of the...
  38. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    I ordered 4 - 40cm boomstakes from tensa as was...

    I ordered 4 - 40cm boomstakes from tensa as was wondering if anyone has run dual solo's with those? I know it greatly depends on ground conditions, but was looking for just general observations.
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    Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I have a feeling...

    Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I have a feeling someone fell asleep on the job. Is one of your ends rigged like this left corner?

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    All three corners are rigged the same as the right side...
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    I'm fairly new to hammock's as well so I don't...

    I'm fairly new to hammock's as well so I don't have much to offer, but just some noob observations....

    My hammock is a double layer and I really like it. Without a pad, it does help keeping...
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    They aren't too shabby. After the hammock came in...

    They aren't too shabby. After the hammock came in I went ahead and ordered the underquilt and an Evolution 12x10 rainfly to round out my cheapo backup kit. The sustans fill is kind of intriguing......
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    That's a good point. I should do that with mine....

    That's a good point. I should do that with mine. Not talking weights, but I "will" say it's not nearly as compact as I thought it might be compared to my HH. The bug net is fairly heavy and takes up...
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    The only hammock I've ever seen up close or slept...

    The only hammock I've ever seen up close or slept in is the first one I bought 3 months ago, which is part of the reason I bought the onewind cheapo. Out of curiosity, a point of comparison and...
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    I had thought about the cheap spare in the event...

    I had thought about the cheap spare in the event of campany, but never would have thought of the theft or lost luggage angle. Excellent point! It wasn't too long after I started out and thought,...
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    I ended up buying one (arrived yesterday) for a...

    I ended up buying one (arrived yesterday) for a backup/impromptu sleep over kit to keep in the truck, but Oooops... I didn't get there from that link. I might follow a link to view a product, but if...
  46. Thread: Hammock Tent

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    So... he's aware and it's already in the works to...

    So... he's aware and it's already in the works to have it taken down within the next business day. It must suck... and I didn't realize those scam sites were so prevalent. He said he's already had 20...
  47. Thread: Hammock Tent

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    Clearly looks to be a scam. If you found it on...

    Clearly looks to be a scam. If you found it on instagram and/or facebook, I would leave a comment that it's a scam and provide a link to the kickstarter page... and report the post if that's...
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    That's difficult to quantify. "Years" of what? 2...

    That's difficult to quantify. "Years" of what? 2 or 3 nights fair weather camping every month... 6-8 months a year? Everyday, but indoors (no exposure to sunlight or the elements)? 10-14 nights a...
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    Are any of those cheap hammocks on Amazon any...

    Are any of those cheap hammocks on Amazon any good? I have to admit, I never even looked/considered any of them when I was shopping for my first. Maybe that was a mistake, but I guess I'm in the...
  50. Thread: Speed Tips

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    Now THAT's slick! Who woulda thunk... ;) Thanks...

    Now THAT's slick! Who woulda thunk... ;) Thanks for the share.
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