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    The Flecktarn material has some give to it with...

    The Flecktarn material has some give to it with higher weight users. If you are under 300lbs you wonít notice much. If you compare the fabric to say Hexon 2.4 it has more give to it. Itís a standard...
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    Give yourself 3-4Ē. Iím in the cinch foot box...

    Give yourself 3-4Ē. Iím in the cinch foot box camp. Iíve made a few and love opening them up to toss on the bed, in the camper, around the fire (carefully), in the hammock. Itís such a useful...
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    The UQ I am not sure about. I had made one for...

    The UQ I am not sure about. I had made one for day use / in the house use and Im not confident it's as easy to prevent
    compression since it's a thinner layer to begin with. I think we had this...
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    Like this one....

    Like this one. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200509/0c21c32d08468a80839d5607457520fb.jpg
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    I will have some pictures in a few weeks of one...

    I will have some pictures in a few weeks of one similar. Just without the yellow flecks. Such a busy time with orders. Two orders have these tarps.
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    That's one of my custom Flecktarn Derivatives I...

    That's one of my custom Flecktarn Derivatives I made for my shop. It's similar to my Forest Flecktarn except it has a few more yellow specs.
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    Pushing a PLG topquilt

    Yesterday I made up 3 PrimaLoft Gold Topquilts. The PLG had been sitting in
    a bin for quite a while. So it was time to finish up the batch. They turned out really well.
    Wanted something I could...
  8. Send me an email at...

    Send me an email at [email protected]
    James
  9. How much are you wanting to spend and how warm in...

    How much are you wanting to spend and how warm in down?
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    Hey thatís great! Where about? We are trying to...

    Hey thatís great! Where about? We are trying to figure out whoís all in Saskatchewan so might get a little group outing going. Iím in Saskatoon.
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    Looks good. And how did it work over night?

    Looks good. And how did it work over night?
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    Hi. Hereís a link to my website. ...

    Hi. Hereís a link to my website.
    littleshopofhammocks.com


    Little Shop of Hammocks
    James
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    I like taking my UL Hammock on longer hikes to...

    I like taking my UL Hammock on longer hikes to reduce bulk and weight.
    Figured that would be the point?
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    Have you tried a monolite fabric hammock before?...

    Have you tried a monolite fabric hammock before? I think it becomes a trust issue with any UL fabric. Especially if your doing overnights (multi) hikes.
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    Welcome! Lots of hangers up in Canada. Lots in...

    Welcome! Lots of hangers up in Canada. Lots in your neck of the woods
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    Yup, sold it and went back to Silpoly.

    Yup, sold it and went back to Silpoly.
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    Be sure to let us know how it goes. Did you get...

    Be sure to let us know how it goes. Did you get part of the snowmageddon ?
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    You may want to get him to confirm his specs. He...

    You may want to get him to confirm his specs. He has a picture showing a 4" loft as a -30įC UQ. 4" loft is around a -22įC/-10įF
    Picture is labelled as -30C Woodland Extreme...
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    Looks nice and lofty. How does it fit your...

    Looks nice and lofty. How does it fit your hammock!
  20. They are allowed however there has been a lot of...

    They are allowed however there has been a lot of pine beetle damage so you might have to look for decent trees. This was during the 2019 season. Jasper has been cracking down on tree use so this...
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    Hey that looks like an awesome setup! Welcome...

    Hey that looks like an awesome setup! Welcome from Saskatoon, Sk.
    James
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    It will be pretty heavy so use 1/8 on the ends...

    It will be pretty heavy so use 1/8 on the ends for the main.
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    Hi! Are you talking 0įC? Or 0įF? Iím guessing F...

    Hi! Are you talking 0įC? Or 0įF? Iím guessing F due to the pulk sled. For lotsa heat you could go with a dual layer Climashield quilt using two 7.5 layers or a 10.5 & 7.5 to really reach that. Iím...
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    Yours looks pretty darn good!

    Yours looks pretty darn good!
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    Diy Karo Step topquilt

    Iím doing a kero step style. Fully lofted foot box ( not pinched around the edges) wanted something around slightly different. https://www.littleshopofhammocks.com/product/fireballtopquilt/

    ...
  26. Thread: HG Incubator

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    FS: Looks like Argon 90. It had the dimpled look to...

    Looks like Argon 90. It had the dimpled look to it. A67 doesnít at all.
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    Mara 70 , and the tera80 are thick thread (Tera...

    Mara 70 , and the tera80 are thick thread (Tera 80 less so but stiffer) Sometimes normal domestic machines have problems with it. The needles you mentioned are also too small for it. With general sew...
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    Beautiful shots!

    Beautiful shots!
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    Waiting to see some more hang pictures from you...

    Waiting to see some more hang pictures from you :)
    James
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    You can hammock camp this whole trail. Iíve got...

    You can hammock camp this whole trail. Iíve got friends that have done it, doing it and doing it again. Not counting the folks I know who live out there. Beautiful trail.
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    Primaloft does need to be quilted. No ands ifs or...

    Primaloft does need to be quilted. No ands ifs or buts. Itís an amazing synthetic insulation but for an UQ, use climashield and save yourself some hassle.
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    Donít over think it. Get some gear, get outdoors...

    Donít over think it. Get some gear, get outdoors and test test test. More you do the more experience you will acquire. With experience you will figure out the details with setting up quilts. This...
  33. If no one else has mentioned this. Your comparing...

    If no one else has mentioned this. Your comparing a parachute hammock which is between 9-10í long to a 12 foot long hammock. Your going to have a freaking huge difference in how the ya mates to your...
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    Im saying Iíve never seen one work itself loose....

    Im saying Iíve never seen one work itself loose. Weakening a rope to prevent something that shouldnít happen seems wrong. The extra strength of the rope is a safety buffer that shouldnít be expected...
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    Whatís interesting about this whole conversation...

    Whatís interesting about this whole conversation is it was started with broken loops from a vendor. They did the loop poorly. I believe there was another thread with the same poor broken loop from...
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    Welcome from Saskatoon , Sk. Center ofvthe kniwn...

    Welcome from Saskatoon , Sk. Center ofvthe kniwn universe.
  37. There is one. Itís called a Warrior Edge. Not cut...

    There is one. Itís called a Warrior Edge. Not cut symmetrical.
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    Enjoy! Have fun in the trees!

    Enjoy! Have fun in the trees!
  39. Had a customer keep his 1.1 Silpoly tarp up in...

    Had a customer keep his 1.1 Silpoly tarp up in the sun for around 140 days running. UV killed it before it lost its waterproof ness. Split across the ridgeline which had me super curious how that...
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    No worries. Just following up on stuff. Cheers ...

    No worries. Just following up on stuff.
    Cheers
    James
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    Where might you have heard that? Definitely open...

    Where might you have heard that? Definitely open and busy.
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    Whoa! Closing! No way!! I was away for a week...

    Whoa! Closing! No way!!
    I was away for a week doing the Boreal Trail. So maybe that was where the confusion was. As Peppy said, itís been super busy. Started early this spring and hasnít stopped. ...
  43. Welcome. Lots of hammock campers in edmonton. Iím...

    Welcome. Lots of hammock campers in edmonton. Iím over in Saskatoon. Enjoy!
  44. You can sleep on either side in any asym hammock....

    You can sleep on either side in any asym hammock. Yes there may be some fabric vs netting in your view but your eyes are closed anyway. I sleep on my back , fetal position left or right side and any...
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    It burst because you push against the mat when...

    It burst because you push against the mat when you shift. It broke an internal baffle / connection. Not as heavy duty is my thinking.
  46. Thatís cool!

    Thatís cool!
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    For all your sewing needs use Tera 80. It's...

    For all your sewing needs use Tera 80. It's strong enough for webbing/straps and still supple enough for use with fabric of different thicknesses. The heavier Mara will be nothing but a pain trying...
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    FS: Will this fit the happy medium bridge?

    Will this fit the happy medium bridge?
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    Not necessarily, That chamber is limited by the...

    Not necessarily, That chamber is limited by the baffle material height. It's doesn't grow magically. ;)
    Often adding more down can shrink your quilt dimensions. In a topquilt it can make the...
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    Depends on the quilt. If itís made correctly it...

    Depends on the quilt. If itís made correctly it should be enough. Some people will add a bit extra to an UQ if they expect humidity on multinight outings to help maintain loft.
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