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  1. I wish I could do that. Wisconsin is where my...

    I wish I could do that. Wisconsin is where my granddad used to live and where a lot of my family still is. But I live here in Colorado. The Madison area is really cool That's where my granddad was...
  2. This is AWESOME!! You made that for you cat? ...

    This is AWESOME!! You made that for you cat? Phenomenal!!
    I made gear for our boxer shortly after we rescued him, but not THIS COOL!!

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  3. Yet to find a favorite for beauty but this was...

    Yet to find a favorite for beauty but this was fun and picturesque on my last forey. Probably the snow and the narrow FS road but love it.
    My family has a cabin ontop of the Uncompagre Plateau just...
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    I think OP meant "O*" not 0% Sent from my...

    I think OP meant "O*" not 0%

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  5. @TallPaul I think you are talking about my camera...

    @TallPaul I think you are talking about my camera bag (yellow tan) and the GoPro mounted on a stick/tripod mount. The camera and tripod are on top of the bag. I had a second set of base layers...
  6. Enlighten those of us who haven't used the Dutch...

    Enlighten those of us who haven't used the Dutch netless, what adjustments did you make in simple language (some of us are slow to visualizing stuff)

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  7. First day and night blue Bell day and yes Stars...

    First day and night blue Bell day and yes Stars out - Second night only just before Dawn (very high and whispy Alto cumulus clouds I think). High on Wednesday the 15th was 25-30* and low according...
  8. Yes to both questions and good idea. Snow NOT...

    Yes to both questions and good idea. Snow NOT firm till walked on with snow shoes - odd snow at that powdery. Not good for snow balls

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    Forgive me fellas - February isn't a month I can...

    Forgive me fellas - February isn't a month I can ask time off in. I had already requested the dates we spoke about and was Itching to test gear and resolve. Check out my adventure and give me...
  10. 1) "How long were you up there" - Great question...

    1) "How long were you up there" - Great question - 2 days and 2 nights.
    2) "How far did you hike in" - Another awesome question - according to the map about 1.2 miles.
    3) "what happened to the...
  11. Well that's either going to be a "Go Steelers" or...

    Well that's either going to be a "Go Steelers" or a "I believe too ehh".
    Either way thank you for the kind words and the view.

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  12. First Solo Winter Camping experience

    Mere miles from the top of Cameron Pass CO on the eastern side of the Continental Divide. Probably more extreme than I had anticipated but wisdom is experience right [emoji12].
    Had too much fun...
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    +20 - I have traded it to correspondence with the...

    +20 - I have traded it to correspondence with the gentleman. I think it would be pretty to cool to test out

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    I've stumbled across this a couple of times very...

    I've stumbled across this a couple of times very cool design. unfortunately it's a very similar to complaints that you hear from Hennessy and the like. His system is not adjustable at all. And...
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    Here is a link on what and how to construct a...

    Here is a link on what and how to construct a tarp if you are so inclined;
    https://backpackinglight.com/forums/topic/how-to-make-a-polycryo-a-frame-tarp/
    Here is a video demonstrating it;...
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    I have suspension issues - 1/8" doesn't seem...

    I have suspension issues - 1/8" doesn't seem strong enough - quilt is too heavy

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    Here is what I bought from RSBTR;. Sorry Miss...

    Here is what I bought from RSBTR;. Sorry Miss posted on incorrect thread.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200114/00f05aa18fb20a5c67df9d087b80a7f9.jpg

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    I am good but thank you kindly. I stitched each...

    I am good but thank you kindly. I stitched each climashield layer to it's matching shell - ie one to one then stitched both halves together inside out as you mentioned. 3 perimeters totally done...
  19. Here are the supplies I ordered from RSBTR. ...

    Here are the supplies I ordered from RSBTR.
    10z climashield will be for my underchair quilt that I haven't decided on what fabric to...
  20. Connected to Line Lock-3's. Just cinch up or let...

    Connected to Line Lock-3's. Just cinch up or let it out. Easy Peasy. Not snug enough - cinch up - pulls your qulit into your hammock? - let it out

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    That's a very good question. I forgotten. I'll...

    That's a very good question. I forgotten. I'll have to check that out when I get home. I know when you look on rip stop by the rolls website It's one of their breathable fabrics that's...
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    All right here she is in her almost finished...

    All right here she is in her almost finished glory. First pic should illustrate it all. nearly 4" of loft around the perimeter and nearly 3" of loft more towards the center. I have made some...
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    Fabric channeling - last Sean to see then pull...

    Fabric channeling - last Sean to see then pull inside out and hand finish the 18"-20" I left open to pull it through. Wish me some luck fellas.
    This stupid bugger is so thick it's really hard to...
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    I have had issues with thickness. And just me...

    I have had issues with thickness. And just me being stupid - Those 2 layers had been a little challenging trying to visualize this inside & out. apparently that's where I'm challenged is visualizing...
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    Ok shells are sewn to climashield and I have 3...

    Ok shells are sewn to climashield and I have 3 perimeters sewn up - last perimeter and then the suspension and we're done. 2 layers of 7.5z very challenging to sew all...
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    <-------------Jealous - take pics and have fun. Then post here

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    Redfeather Lakes, Veedawoo in WYO or Happy Jack...

    Redfeather Lakes, Veedawoo in WYO or Happy Jack Road, Montgomery Pass up HWY 14 have been the past couple outings.

    Here is the last one we did;
    https://youtu.be/sv1Rskfn_jo

    Here is my...
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    Head end (red stitching) and foot end Darts...

    Head end (red stitching) and foot end Darts (yellow stitching) done. Now for channel construction and climashield...
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    Welcome. Strap on your hat though [emoji15] The...

    Welcome. Strap on your hat though [emoji15]
    The hole goes deep. [emoji6]
    The Rabbit hole that is

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    I'm making a double 7.5 oz climashield under...

    I'm making a double 7.5 oz climashield under quilt for gathered end. How hard was it sewing the climashield to your shell?

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    See my post above yours, but the Colorado Parks...

    See my post above yours, but the Colorado Parks and Wildlife finally responded to one of my emails. She spells out exactly why hammocks are prohibited in ALL state parks except the one she mentions...
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    Okay so the people at the Colorado Parks and...

    Okay so the people at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife answered my email as to this question so see below but it IS BAD NEWS;

    Hi Sean,
    Thank you for contacting Colorado Parks and Wildlife!
    All of...
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    Here is an article that sums up the real...

    Here is an article that sums up the real situation for Colorado State Parks in terms of an actual Ban - Spoiler Alert - NO BAN EXISTS. It appears to be a case by case basis and this article sums...
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    This pertains to Colorado State University and on...

    This pertains to Colorado State University and on a side note at the end of the article the city of Fort Collins.

    https://collegian.com/2018/08/csu-hammock-slackline-ban-sees-new-enforcement/
    ...
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    Here is part one from Shug...

    Here is part one from Shug
    https://youtu.be/d7NZVqpBUV0

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  36. I'll do you one better there's several vendors...

    I'll do you one better there's several vendors that sell bug nets that are separate from the hammock and it is this avenue that I would advocate. This would depend on the kind of camping you're...
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    On the head and the foot end is where you have...

    On the head and the foot end is where you have your cinching for your shock cord. Since this is two layers of the 7.5z (basically each side of the shell has the climate shield sewn to it) - some of...
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    Try this again from a desktop computer. Tapatalk...

    Try this again from a desktop computer. Tapatalk messed that last one up.

    I would love to. I have been getting some advice from one of our cottage vendors as well so I think I am in good hands....
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    snap. Great company. glad to see their...

    snap.

    Great company. glad to see their success
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    Head end Darts...

    Head end Darts donehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200103/0103b2958cd5430c154c9de9f4607c27.jpg

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    Well I would have to burn a vacation day, but I...

    Well I would have to burn a vacation day, but I can compromise and would solo it the 15th and meet up with ya'll the 16th and 17th if that's cool.

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    Any chance somebody bought the "algorithm" So to...

    Any chance somebody bought the "algorithm" So to speak so that it directes you to his website?

    I don't know maybe he bought the domain?

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    Interesting indeed - yeah that picture only shows...

    Interesting indeed - yeah that picture only shows my plan for the foot end but I am planning Darting both ends.
    I am inferring a lot in this build so let me address your question in a few areas;...
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    As far as I have heard - for example Lori State...

    As far as I have heard - for example Lori State Park just west of us - No restrictions as far as I have heard - Friends there this summer and our friend is a Ranger who knows my passion for hanging -...
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    DIY Synthetic UQ help

    Here are the beginnings of my UQ design. I am planning on darting the ends for form fitting and bulk reduction - taking off 14" on the foot end and potentially 20" off head end. Looking to see your...
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    You have skills with your camera, your editing...

    You have skills with your camera, your editing software, a flare for music that matches the video, and an all around sense of what makes good film. Cudos Love the video.

    I like the deadman as...
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    Thank you very much for the link but I've already...

    Thank you very much for the link but I've already read this article and I am aware of the controversy surrounding this. I'm not here to sway or help anybody on this topic I've already made my...
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    Well if it helps I just converted a bag to an UQ....

    Well if it helps I just converted a bag to an UQ. Here are the videos I had made recording my methods and results. First video is how I did it and second is my results. If you don't want to watch...
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    That certainly has been a conventional wisdom. I...

    That certainly has been a conventional wisdom. I myself am not sold Outdoor Wilderness Logics never use treated down and in my experience when I've used product in a very high humidity environment I...
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    I was going to ask you why you were sold on the...

    I was going to ask you why you were sold on the hydrophobic down? It's been my opinion - at least I think - you're going to want non-treated down. I have a quote from a manufacturer that no longer...
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