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    Dang it. I should have known WV would know a...

    Dang it. I should have known WV would know a trick on using a ykk#3 coil zipper as a separating one. I am definitely happy with that zipper it just didn't come in a long enough separating one. But...
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    132" seems to be the "new 120", very comfy and...

    132" seems to be the "new 120", very comfy and roomy (I'm 6'3" and 225 pounds). As for width as much as you can get out of it, for this material you should get 58" finished
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    I'm not sure how to type the sound a whistle...

    I'm not sure how to type the sound a whistle makes but here it goes..

    "Phweet phew"

    Good stuff. I love the smell of Argon in the morning..
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    Hmmm. Well then you could just order the YKK#3...

    Hmmm. Well then you could just order the YKK#3 coil zipper from thru-hiker. I bought 100 foot and a couple dozen slides. You could just do a 240-265" zipper that starts and ends at the bishop bag....
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    Forget all my request... For the love of God...

    Forget all my request... For the love of God keep your genius juices flowing towards a TI Dutch cinch buckle!!

    I want 4 pair as soon as you have them available. Just send me a PayPal invoice...
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    I'm a big fan of the channels that are well...

    I'm a big fan of the channels that are well thought out and a similar pattern of delivery on each video. Course any Shug type flavor you can add really makes the difference between the teacher that...
  7. I third that! Though we will give you a pass as...

    I third that!
    Though we will give you a pass as you are cranking out a lot hammocks each with a life time appreciation for the outdoors..
  8. ScottyDale.. Discovering your dad was a closet...

    ScottyDale.. Discovering your dad was a closet thread injector.... Priceless. :-). That ole machine has a hundred years left and what you are doing with your son is awesome!

    GrannyPat, I was...
  9. Just lay down a lot of triple stitches and you...

    Just lay down a lot of triple stitches and you will be on to your second in no time...
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    Thanks Syb that was the EXACT article I was...

    Thanks Syb that was the EXACT article I was referring to..
  11. Every time I think of what you have undertaken...

    Every time I think of what you have undertaken here...just wow! Well done.

    I wish I could figure out how to do the same thing for all my boys as a transition project for them as they go from...
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    Nice work. I find that noseeum takes a nice...

    Nice work. I find that noseeum takes a nice rolled hem.
  13. Heck Yeh that counts. Thanks, great stories. I...

    Heck Yeh that counts. Thanks, great stories. I think Shug always has that piece of reflectix with him and that green hammock but not sure if there is anything to them.
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    The question of the day is where to get...

    The question of the day is where to get separating zipper coil that is ykk3 and long enough. I found ykk #5 separating zipper custom made from 90-160", but I would really like to stay with the ykk#3...
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    My understanding is to start with a 60" x 120"...

    My understanding is to start with a 60" x 120" hammock go to the center of the 120" length measure 13" back from there towards the head on the "front and place a tie out point. Go back to center and...
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    I don't see zippers on your site and I did a...

    I don't see zippers on your site and I did a search..

    While on a Dutch wish list.. What about those cord locks that let you attach with a piece of grosgrain?
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    Dutch. I need separating zipper coils....

    Dutch. I need separating zipper coils. Preferrabpy in YKK#3 for weight reasons. But I would live with YKK#5 if you had it in the separating type.

    I am finishing up my 3rd WBBB clone and want to be...
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    are you going to be doing a series of these? I...

    are you going to be doing a series of these? I liked your intro on the first one, I would recommend always starting off what that intro and format. Would kind of become your calling card ;-)
    ...
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    Dutch won't put a weight rating on it, unless he...

    Dutch won't put a weight rating on it, unless he (and his lawyers ;-) are sure it can handle that spec. In PM'ing Dutch, it seems he even uses test equipment for things like his straps. So not only...
  20. DiY Top Quilt: The "French Seam Sandwich" method

    Well, I did my FIRST TQ's and UQ's this past weekend!

    I can't be the only one who has some difficulty in always working inside-out when it comes to thread injecting projects, so I always try to...
  21. Very nice. How are you keeping the UQ from...

    Very nice.
    How are you keeping the UQ from moving from left to right? I can see where you have it pretty much set front to back, but I'm curious if you used Dutch quilt hooks, or something else...
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    by affective, do you mean at keeping bugs out?...

    by affective, do you mean at keeping bugs out? ha...

    I second hk2001, when you are looking through lot's of little holes, it will be more transparent to you if it is dark, than if lighter. This...
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    very nice, I have a metal one I have used for 15...

    very nice, I have a metal one I have used for 15 years or so. I have been interested in making a wooden arched one that the wife would let me keep out by the pool. Did you design this to be easily...
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    Very nice, any more details you can share would...

    Very nice, any more details you can share would be appreciated. If you have seen any of my posts, you know I LOVE pouches to help organize everything, so I'm a big fan of the pouches on your sack. ...
  25. So no one, has anything? Surely, someone here...

    So no one, has anything? Surely, someone here has SOME thing they can share here?

    I'm beginning to wonder if this site is dying, been looking at other hammock sites/forums since there doesn't...
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    Just hung the hammock bottom (of the argon 1.6)...

    Just hung the hammock bottom (of the argon 1.6) and man is this soft silky smooth with the perfect balance of stretch and resistance.

    Great job Dutch, best hammock material I have felt yet and it...
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    Forgot to mention, so far my weight is 10.8 ounce...

    Forgot to mention, so far my weight is 10.8 ounce with the lower and upper portion (minus tie-outs and whipping). I will update once I complete it.
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    Almost completed my latest WBBB clone using this...

    Almost completed my latest WBBB clone using this Argon 1.6 (11' hammock, 9' with top and ridge on). So far I like how it takes thread and is easy to work with. It feels great, though I have not yet...
  29. I also used a Sig 357 case for a Whoopie bead ;-)...

    I also used a Sig 357 case for a Whoopie bead ;-) When I was making my adjustable hammock ridge line (ARL), I was basically making a really long whoopie sling out of Dynaglide connected to the...
  30. What sentimental things have used in making your gear?

    I used the plastic spools from my first 3 Gutermann Mara 765 yard spools and found that putting a piece of DynaGlide in the end made a great spike (for Marlin Spike Hitch knots, which I use a lot at...
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    You can see mine to the right of my thread...

    You can see mine to the right of my thread injector on the table. I like this one because it holds most of the little things I use to inject thread.
    It has a place to keep my scissors (which also...
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    Well, here's my setup. Besides injecting...

    Well, here's my setup. Besides injecting polyester thread into nylon for outdoor gear, I also do leather injecting (I make hunting frocks, possibles bags, etc out of Elk buck skin). This Janome...
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    1) noseeum for tarp snakeskin (if taken down wet,...

    1) noseeum for tarp snakeskin (if taken down wet, you can hang on your pack and let it air out as you hike).

    2)left over SilNylon from tarp project, though I would recommend going with either a...
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    hk2001, where in upstate ny are you? I grew up...

    hk2001, where in upstate ny are you? I grew up in McDonough, NY between Binghamton and Syracuse in the hills. Moved down the day after graduating high school in '90 and have been here ever since.
    ...
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    I've made 3 WBBB clones so far. Two with 1.9 rip...

    I've made 3 WBBB clones so far. Two with 1.9 rip stop and one with Dutch's new Argon 1.6 (stuff feels great and is easy to work with). Dutch always does his home work on products he sells and does...
  36. yep, me too? I only have a small window of time...

    yep, me too? I only have a small window of time today and tomorrow to work on these (getting thread injecting time is very hard). I spent a couple of hours reading through post after post in search...
  37. Pretty please? I was wanting to finish the...

    Pretty please? I was wanting to finish the design today and start making them this afternoon...
  38. ?? Any help, thoughts, opinions, feedback...

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    Any help, thoughts, opinions, feedback would be appreciated.
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    I've gone through about 30 yards of Dutch Argon...

    I've gone through about 30 yards of Dutch Argon SilNylon at 1.06 and you are right material at that weight is thin and almost see through. And from a thread injecting standpoint, man is it slippery!...
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    Names.... besides The Dutch Hutch... How...

    Names.... besides The Dutch Hutch...

    How bout.
    The Hang'out
    Hanger Central
    Hangers-R-Us
    Or here's a thought
    ...
    Dutch Ware Gear
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    Congrats! Man I had a couple of orders placed...

    Congrats! Man I had a couple of orders placed during the time and I didn't see a disruption in service, well done.


    OK. Now its time for pictures! I would love to see it all (water jet, lazer,...
  42. My Janome HD3000 came with a rolled hem foot. I...

    My Janome HD3000 came with a rolled hem foot. I use it on every project on every edge before I do anything else. It took some practice at first on starting and feeding but once you get it, it is...
  43. Man this is a tough crowd. I thought for sure I...

    Man this is a tough crowd. I thought for sure I would get some feedback from someone on this.

    I've read a lot of posts on CS UQ's and I can't find where anyone answered this question (though...
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    The Kelty TripTease LightLine based on a Dyneema...

    The Kelty TripTease LightLine based on a Dyneema core came in and so far so good. Boy the lightline is a diff product from the triptease, its lighter, virtually zero stretch, and way harder to cut...
  45. I second that RR

    I second that RR
  46. What shape/size do you make your DiY CS UQ and why?

    I'm making 2 sets of 3 season UQ's for my son and I this weekend (got a couple kits from thru-hiker coming, the kits include: 2.5 yards each of 2.5oz CS, 0.9oz M90MR shell and 0.9oz M90T liner)...
  47. Course, there is always Dutch :-) He's got some...

    Course, there is always Dutch :-) He's got some 10gram (0.35 ounce) beauties (~$4 a piece :-O , the Titanium ultralight Ascent Stakes...
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    Very nice. I'm making a Georgia 3 season APEX UQ...

    Very nice.
    I'm making a Georgia 3 season APEX UQ and TQ this weekend if my thru-hiker order gets here.
    I will stick with my Kifaru slick bag and folded in half Kifaru Doobie for sub zero (Kifaru...
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    I second that!! Its hard to beat Dutch's service...

    I second that!!
    Its hard to beat Dutch's service and prices.
    Well run business and a fellow hanger ...
  50. Hey e_2 which Titanium stakes would you...

    Hey e_2
    which Titanium stakes would you recommend?
    I've been pretty pleased with my ground hogs performance and weight. short of going with the nail looking Titanium stakes I haven't seen any that...
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