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    Would you mind showing a picture of your quilt...

    Would you mind showing a picture of your quilt all compressed? I've wanted to make one for a while but I"ve always hesitated because I have no idea of what size it will be.
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    I don't let people have their shoes on in my...

    I don't let people have their shoes on in my hammock. I also make them ease into the hammock and not plop down. Also no excessive swinging. Those are my only rules. I don't want anyone messing up my...
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    There was a thread where a guy made a tarp from...

    There was a thread where a guy made a tarp from Wal-Mart shower curtain liners. That could be something to look in to.
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    I use a Kelty Noah 12 for my tarp. I got it for...

    I use a Kelty Noah 12 for my tarp. I got it for 55 I think. It is an awesome tarp. Fairly lightweight, tons of configuration options, and a good size. I have had a hammock under it and three other...
  5. I've only had my Kelty Noah Tarp 12 for a few...

    I've only had my Kelty Noah Tarp 12 for a few months and have only used it a handful of times but it works great! It has great coverage. Me and a few of my friends went camping a few weeks ago and...
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    That looks great!

    That looks great!
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    Maybe a heavier duty needle?

    Maybe a heavier duty needle?
  8. Enjoyed the pictures! That looks like a fun hike.

    Enjoyed the pictures! That looks like a fun hike.
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    Welcome. My bugnet ended up turning out pretty...

    Welcome. My bugnet ended up turning out pretty well. I haven't added the shockcord yet but I might not need it. Using those curtains cuts down on the breeze but I try to camp in cooler weather...
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    Looks great! I like the simplicity.

    Looks great! I like the simplicity.
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    I haven't been on a trip yet and the mosquitoes...

    I haven't been on a trip yet and the mosquitoes aren't that bad here for me but I'll let you know how it works out.
  12. Looks nice! You could use a climbing rated...

    Looks nice! You could use a climbing rated carabiner instead of those shackles. I'm sure a good carabiner would be lighter.
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    Congrats! I hadn't sewed for five years up until...

    Congrats! I hadn't sewed for five years up until about a month ago (When I got into MYOG/Hammocks). It is starting to come back to me after a few practices. You'll get better quick. It isn't real...
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    I just made one of these organza bugnets after...

    I just made one of these organza bugnets after watching that video. I like it! The fabric is strong and it will definitely keep out any bug. The only downside is that reduces the breeze fairly...
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    I have a question. Why momentum? It seem pretty...

    I have a question. Why momentum? It seem pretty expensive to me. Can't you get ripstop nylon or polyester taffeta for significantly cheaper?
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    You could use a synthetic insulation like...

    You could use a synthetic insulation like climashield apex. To make a quilt just sew three sides of the rectangle, turn inside out, stuff in the insulation, and sew the open edge. It doesn't need to...
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    Good luck! I'm doing a fronkey design as well....

    Good luck! I'm doing a fronkey design as well. There is a thread the other day that gave the idea to use two mesh curtains from walmart. The holes are smaller than noseeum netting and it is 100%...
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    Poll: Gathered for me but I would like to try a bridge.

    Gathered for me but I would like to try a bridge.
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    Sportsman's guide always has weird hammocks.

    Sportsman's guide always has weird hammocks.
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    I have a REI Lookout 40. Starting from bottom...

    I have a REI Lookout 40.

    Starting from bottom to top:
    Hammock
    Top quilt (Poncho liner)
    Tarp (Kelty Noah 12)
    Clothes
    Cookset (Halulite Minimalist and MSR Pocket Rocket)
    Fuel canisters
    Food
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    You're welcome. And diygearsupply sells very nice...

    You're welcome. And diygearsupply sells very nice aluminium rings.
  22. Impressive!

    Impressive!
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    I haven't but I plan to soon! I made a little...

    I haven't but I plan to soon! I made a little stuff sack for mine. It fits in my pack very well. I did sleep out in the yard overnight two weeks ago and have taken a few naps in it. Mine is very...
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    Nice hammock. I have descending rings too. You...

    Nice hammock. I have descending rings too. You know you might be able to eliminate those carabiners attached to the rings. Since that is a loop you could larks head it onto the rings. Then you could...
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    Looks like a good hammock :thumbup1:

    Looks like a good hammock :thumbup1:
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    Thanks for the picture. It's not super huge it is...

    Thanks for the picture. It's not super huge it is just long. A compression sack would probably make that tarp pack smaller.
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    Not to hijack but I'm looking for a picture of a...

    Not to hijack but I'm looking for a picture of a kelty noah 12 packed up. Anyone have a picture of that?
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    Thanks for the encouragement guys. Now I'm...

    Thanks for the encouragement guys. Now I'm thinking about making a top quit. Does anyone know an easy design?
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    I plan to replace it with some stronger rope but...

    I plan to replace it with some stronger rope but I didn't buy enough amsteel or any techline for the ridgeline and that rope is what I have lying around. I really like how the ridgeline keeps a fixed...
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    My first DIY hammock!

    http://i.imgur.com/L0HtB.jpg

    I got all the supplies from diy gear supply. I used a polyester crinkle taffeta hammock blank regular size. The suspension is amsteel loops larks head to the hammock...
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    Our new Walmart (Supercenter btw) is about three...

    Our new Walmart (Supercenter btw) is about three years old and originally didn't have a fabric section. This year they brought it back. I called and asked if they had ripstop nylon and they said they...
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    New guy from Missouri

    Hello everyone. I decided to make a hammock for backpacking. I like to hike and haven't gone on any trips yet (because I don't have the gear) but I decided a hammock would be more comfortable for me...
  33. I may just try this for my tarp instead of buying...

    I may just try this for my tarp instead of buying one cause I'm cheap. Seems like it would work good. And if it breaks it is cheap to make another one. Thanks for the inspiration!
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    I just bought everything need to make a hammock...

    I just bought everything need to make a hammock (suspension and hammock) at diy gear supply for $67 shipped :D
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