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    FS: Full length Warbonnet Lynx

    I have a full length Warbonnet Lynx quilt, it has been used 16 nights. It has had elastic loops sewn on to each of the four corners. This was to be able to us it with my DIY bridge. I will list...
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    FS: SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! Benfishin, please PM me your...

    SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!
    Benfishin, please PM me your shipping info. I hope you love this quilt!
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    FS: Alright Benfishin! I have sent you my PayPal...

    Alright Benfishin! I have sent you my PayPal info. This quilt is sold pending funds.
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    FS: Do any RidgeRunner users want to save $65 off of...

    Do any RidgeRunner users want to save $65 off of retail price for a 3 season Lynx. I have one here in excellent condition, for $155 shipped.
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    FS: This one is the 3 season. And BTW, I found the...

    This one is the 3 season. And BTW, I found the original stuff sack that came with it.
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    FS: Warbonnet Lynx

    I have a 3 Sseason 3/4 length Warbonnet Lynx in excellent condition. I have had it for over 3 years, but have only used it outside once. I tested it for fit on many DIY hammock that I made. But I...
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    WTT: Trade finished

    Well Ok. I can understand that you all want to keep your Ridge Creeks. Thanks anyway. Time to end this thread. This trade is finished, nobody came forward with the quilt that I was looking for...
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    Bug Net saddle bags

    I have made changes to the bug net. One nice thing about bridge hammocks, is that they have four corners that you can use to attach to. The even nicer thing about an SGB, is that you have four...
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    I like how your "shelf" supports the flippers for...

    I like how your "shelf" supports the flippers for an improvised sun shade! I have never used my trapezoids for shelves, but it does look pretty handy. Nice looking photos of your SGB hammock too!
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    I am glad that you like it, Rekoob! I thought...

    I am glad that you like it, Rekoob!

    I thought that the design was finished when I posted here. But seeing other people try the design, has made me realize that a couple of things could be...
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    WTT: Please speak up if you have a Ridge Creek in like...

    Please speak up if you have a Ridge Creek in like new condition, that you would like to trade for a Lynx. I will give it one more day, before offering the Lynx up for sale. Thank-you!
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    SGB gets a solid fabric foot trapezoid, in exchange for previous netting.

    I've made another SGB with the brown Hyper D 1.6 fabric, and I really like the color. It looks like milk chocolate. I used the .67 bug net from RSBTR, and I found it to be so much easier than...
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    WTT: This Lynx does not have the treated down that...

    This Lynx does not have the treated down that Warbonnet now uses.
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    WTT: Well, I would have preferred the 3 season, but...

    Well, I would have preferred the 3 season, but still willing to consider the 1 season. For an equal trade, I would expect the Ridge Creek to be in like new condition. If it is slightly less than...
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    WTT: Lynx for Ridge Creek

    I have a 3 Sseason 3/4 length Warbonnet Lynx. I have had it for over 3 years, but have only used it outside once. I tested it for fit on many DIY hammock that I made. But I always ended up...
  16. Salt Point State Park has a campground with many...

    Salt Point State Park has a campground with many sites that have good trees for hanging. It is called "Woodside". It is the campground on the inland side of the highway. There are interesting...
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    If you want to sit up without putting one foot on...

    If you want to sit up without putting one foot on the ground, then bend one knee. It is a tip from a Warbonnet video, that I find very effective. Just place one of your feet on the inside knee of...
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    If you want to eliminate the "ditch" feeling of...

    If you want to eliminate the "ditch" feeling of having your ankles always touching, Maybe you would like the feeling of having a pad beneath you. The buoyancy of a wide pad allows your feet to splay...
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    Hi tpkanu, I don't know if you are still...

    Hi tpkanu,

    I don't know if you are still interested in this. Especially since this thread is 7 years old. But I have posted the instructions on how to make this in my SGB thread. There have...
  20. I don't have the tools to take this on as a DIY...

    I don't have the tools to take this on as a DIY project, but luckily for me, I have the first two sets that were sold. They just came in the mail today. And I will tell you they are a work of art! ...
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    FS: For any of you who are reading the SGB thread...

    For any of you who are reading the SGB thread. This is the exact same model of quilt that is shown in the first photo of the original post in that thread. So this may work for some of you besides...
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    Hi Bergstedt! If you enjoy DIY, and you want...

    Hi Bergstedt!

    If you enjoy DIY, and you want an ultralight hammock, you may want to check out this thread on the SGB. It is a Semi-Gathered Bridge hammock hybrid. Plans for the bug curtains were...
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    Revised diagram for SGB bug curtains

    Here are the updated measurements.132751
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    Instruction for making bug curtains on the SGB

    Many thanks, Rekoob!

    1. First cut your pieces from 3 yards of netting.

    2. All four sided polygon pieces get grosgrain sewn along their longest side (only). The smaller foot trapezoid gets...
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    Bug Curtains get tiebacks

    I found somebody to model in the hammock. It helps to show what is going on with the bug curtains. He is about my height, 5' 10" and about 20 pounds heavier than me at 170....
  26. (BTW, I apologize for the thread drift of my...

    (BTW, I apologize for the thread drift of my previous post). Back on topic.....

    Although I was not experiencing any problems with my whoopie adjustments, I like the idea of the locked brummels. ...
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    OK then:thumbup1: I guess I will be the first...

    OK then:thumbup1:
    I guess I will be the first customer. Order for two sets of bridge sockets placed!
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    Bar tacks with a longer stitch setting

    There is an advantage to sewing the loops afterwards that I forgot to mention when Iwrote that post. I pin the loops were I think they should go, then I attach the Amsteel suspension. I put the...
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    OK, here we go. 132665 I see, these are like...

    OK, here we go.
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    I see, these are like protective covers for chair legs. And you plan to trim them down to fit and drill through them for the Amsteel suspension. It looks like a really good...
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    Sockets for bridge end-sets

    Thanks Rekoob, and I agree about the great addition!

    Once again, I am very impressed with raftingtigger's metal fabrication skills! You didn't publish the weight , but from what I understand...
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    Lash-it through gather is head adjustment

    Congratulations on such a fine looking SGB hammock, Raftingtigger! And thanks for posting a picture of it. I notice in one of your photos, the Zing-it that goes through the head gather is tighter...
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    Raftingtigger, what a fantastic write-up! I...

    Raftingtigger, what a fantastic write-up! I appreciate the time that you put into that. It certainly clarifies many things. I know this will be of help to others.
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    I think you meant post #23. And yes, the...

    I think you meant post #23.

    And yes, the aluminum pole is only 1 ounce heavier than the carbon staff, plus it has a handgrip! Photos of the NoGround pole are seen in the post that shows the bug...
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    Yeah, I see. Well, I strive for perfection, but...

    Yeah, I see. Well, I strive for perfection, but usually settle for "the best I can do at the time".

    I will admit, the oval net pieces that I cut today were far from perfect. I started out...
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    UL Bug Net version for SGB

    I finished my bug net today. The weight is under 13.5 ounces! That includes the hammock with storage pouch, full bug net, stuff sack, and tree straps.
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    This is not going to work for...
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    Which steps do you think may present problems for...

    Which steps do you think may present problems for you? Since you have made a bridge hammock before, I would think you would do fine with it. I will admit, when it comes to the bug net, it does get...
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    That sounds good about hiding the tag end by...

    That sounds good about hiding the tag end by sewing it inside the fabric. I like to make my loops as small as possible, since excess loops will cause the spreader bar to be less effective. But by...
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    I am very glad to hear that you have made an SGB...

    I am very glad to hear that you have made an SGB for yourself! I am eager to hear your improved method of attaching the tag end of the kevlar. And any other improvements to the design or...
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    Official diagram for the SGB

    OK Great! This drawing of the SGB is better than the one in the OP for a couple reasons. First it is more to scale with the actual cut of the fabric. And second, it illustrates the first 3 steps...
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    Blue Tape

    Well, I am happy to report the blue tape method worked GREAT. I taped the bottom and top of the gather along the seam that makes up the gather. When applying the tape it went beyond the 10" that I...
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    Yes Dave-O I have an idea. I have not actually...

    Yes Dave-O I have an idea. I have not actually tried it, but I have heard of taping down the gather with blue tape prior to sewing then the tape easily tears out. When I do try this, I will let you...
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    More thoughts on 3/8" kevlar

    In post #20 of this thread, I proposed three small changes to the original instructions. One of those changes would be that I would recommend the 1/2" polypro straps, although I mistakenly referred...
  43. That is some fancy work, Raftingtigger! In the...

    That is some fancy work, Raftingtigger! In the 6th photo you can really see how effectively you migrated the down in your quilt on the right versus your inner quilt on the left. That looks like a...
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    Stuffsack/ Storage Pouch for the SGB hammock

    I made a storage pouch today. Partly to verify if a 30" X 20" rectangle would work as well as an oval of the same size. And partly to answer Dave-O's question about the head end gather versus the...
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    Have a look at the SGB hammock for a flatter more...

    Have a look at the SGB hammock for a flatter more supportive lay.132501

    The thread on how to make it is here.
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    Lynx full length UQ with SGB hammock

    I was asked about how the WB Lynx UQ fit with the SGB hammock. I took some pictures today to show that.
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    I modified the quilt at the head end attachments by sewing a shock chord loop on each...
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    You are welcome, DaveO! To answer your...

    You are welcome, DaveO!

    To answer your question, the foot end is the same length as the gathered end after. But there is an additional thing going on with the head end shape, where it ends up...
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    Trekking pole comparison for bridge spreader bars

    Everybody likes multi-use items when backpacking. And using trekking poles for bridge hammock spreader bars seems like a great idea. I know a lot of people use the Mountainsmith Trekker camera...
  49. Sweet! I know that place. There are some...

    Sweet! I know that place. There are some Fremont pictographs near the mouth of that canyon, but they are easy to miss in the bright light of midday. I am so glad that you are planning on making a...
  50. It is great to see your photos of Utah,...

    It is great to see your photos of Utah, Raftingtigger!

    4. Improved screw on/off trekking tip. This material worked very well on the abrasive Utah sandstone.
    5. Improved user instructions....
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