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  1. Thread: Top quilt

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    Thanks everyone. I just got off the phone with...

    Thanks everyone. I just got off the phone with undergroundquilts and they were so helpful. I went with the flight jacket 30 degree. Just placed my order, psyched!
  2. Thread: Top quilt

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    So really two top auts is prob the best option. I...

    So really two top auts is prob the best option. I guess I'll just focus on the trip I have coming up in July. I plan on going in the adirondack region at the end of July. What are the temperatures...
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    Who would have thought it would be such a hard...

    Who would have thought it would be such a hard decision. It definitely seems preference and I'm not even sure as I've never even really paid much attention to the temperatures when I've called....
  4. Thread: Top quilt

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    Top quilt

    I also need help deciding on a top quilt. I live in New York and most of my camping will be in that area. Being new to hammock camping and now looking for a top quilt I'm unsure of which top quilt to...
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    Motohanger. I am right the with you measuring it...

    Motohanger. I am right the with you measuring it at the whooping height of 5'6" myself and I round up!

    Florida hanger, that was kind of my plan. I did make one while I was waiting for this to come...
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    Adjustable ridgeline on blackbird

    Has anyone swapped out the ridgeline for an adjustable one? Any benefits? Where I hang my hammock in my yard is a pretty small space and was curious if an adjustable ridgeline would help.
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    Thanks. Yes, a structural ridgeline is in...

    Thanks. Yes, a structural ridgeline is in definitely in my plans but haven't found anything good on the Internet with the way I had my ends gathered. Now that i will be changing to the knotty method...
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    One more question. Do you see how I am in the...

    One more question. Do you see how I am in the hammock? Is that normal? All the pictures and videos I have seen nobody seems to be wrapped as much as a cocoon as I am. That is why I was originally...
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    Thanks. All I saw that showed up when I posted it...

    Thanks. All I saw that showed up when I posted it was IMG. So I guess I will start over cause it looks like I will be waiting for my WBBB. Wish I would have realized i wanted a hammock earlier over a...
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    How did you post my pictures? There was a picture...

    How did you post my pictures? There was a picture of where it is starting to tear and it is lengthwise. Today was only the third time I hung it and it in the same place, never hit the ground, never...
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    So how do I post pictures? I uploaded to...

    So how do I post pictures? I uploaded to photobucket to get a URL and didn't work
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    Ok that didn't work

    Ok that didn't work
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    http://http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y109/VWPIM...

    http://http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y109/VWPIMPIN/image.jpg
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    How I hung it was definitely a concern of mine...

    How I hung it was definitely a concern of mine and if it was stretched to tight. I will hang it tomorrow and see if I can post a picture. No, I didn't have anything sharp on me. I think it may be...
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    Thought I put that in my post but definitely...

    Thought I put that in my post but definitely ripstop nylon, just don't know if it is 1.1? It didn't say anywhere on it and the staff didn't know. The line that looks like it is starting to tear is...
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    Hammock ripping

    Good thing I didn't quit my day job, I have only hung in the hammock I have made twice and it is already starting to rip down the middle. As anyone had this happen to them? I bought my fabric from...
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    Inside the w? Maybe I didn't explain myself. I...

    Inside the w? Maybe I didn't explain myself. I meant just around the gathered end where my knot is, and on each end. Running it through the loops at the end would make the larks head correct?
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    Structured ridgeline

    I want to add a ridgeline to my hammock and most of the videos I find are for the sewn channel. When using the "w" fold on a gathered end hammock am I just putting a larks head knot on each end of...
  19. Thread: Whipping

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    I made the knot that everyone says and when I...

    I made the knot that everyone says and when I pulled it through with the pliers the rope started separating. It seems tight but I don't trust it. I did a quick hang between my kids play set and it...
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    Hanging in my yard

    So upon waiting for my blackbird hammock I started making my own. Problem is even when the hammock I bough shows up I have nowhere good in my yard to hang it. I stitched mine up, gathered the ends...
  21. Thread: Whipping

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    Whipping

    My depot doesn't carry 550 paracord but they had some paracord that is rated 100 lbs. you said this isn't really holding the weight so will this be okay? I don't think it is true paracord.
  22. Thread: Whipping

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    Thanks everyone. Gdm, I actually saw your thread....

    Thanks everyone. Gdm, I actually saw your thread. I really thought I read 550 paracord was no good, but can't find that again anywhere so that is what I am going to use. Looks my depot has it in...
  23. Thread: Whipping

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    Whipping

    I just ordered a warbonnet blackbird and due to my impatience in wait time I want to attempt and make my own just so I can start hanging. I sewed up my ripstop nylon today (had to go to Joanne's) all...
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