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    Welcome to Hammock Forums.

    Welcome to Hammock Forums.
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    Necchi machines are known for tight machining...

    Necchi machines are known for tight machining tolerances and because of this they NEED oiled frequently. Not really more often then what other machines should be oiled, but other machines are loose...
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    The Supernova is one of the best out there. My...

    The Supernova is one of the best out there. My advice is to take the time to get it sorted out.

    Two groups to join if you haven't already...
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    Welcome from Columbus. I was in Greensburg twice...

    Welcome from Columbus. I was in Greensburg twice this week to drop off and pick up my ATV at the Honda dealer.

    Link to above referenced Spring Hang......
  5. No iron, no clip, no pin. Just fold twice, sew...

    No iron, no clip, no pin. Just fold twice, sew and repeat.


    http://youtu.be/OzMguBdBgyE
  6. To my knowledge, your choices are steel or...

    To my knowledge, your choices are steel or stainless steel and even the largest commonly available ones won't provide enough spread to make a noticable difference... except in your pack, where you...
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    I think the tile cutting tips were originally...

    I think the tile cutting tips were originally made for cutting linoleum floor tile. They look like this...

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    ...or ther bottom tip...
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    Assuming no carelessly caused punctures, don't...

    Assuming no carelessly caused punctures, don't bet on the hammock failing before the suspension. I've seen this same argument made a few times so I just did a rough test designed to provide low...
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    How much do you weigh? 300 lb dyneema fishing...

    How much do you weigh? 300 lb dyneema fishing line is a fraction of the weight and bulk of lash it. :laugh:
  10. That's where I'm using mine....I just finished a...

    That's where I'm using mine....I just finished a snowy tree climb.:thumbup1:
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    If you're referencing the 100w soldering gun,...

    If you're referencing the 100w soldering gun, it's not overkill at all and I've had zero "overmelt" problems. The wattage combined with the mass of a tile cutting tip are an excellent combination...
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    A 100w soldering gun with a tile cutting tip...

    A 100w soldering gun with a tile cutting tip solves the problem of heat loss.:thumbup1:
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    Welcome to HF from Columbus, IN.

    Welcome to HF from Columbus, IN.
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    Amsteel and Dynaglide are both brand names for...

    Amsteel and Dynaglide are both brand names for ropes made out of Dyneema fiber.
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    Poll: Hopefully this works...Marker B is CVII (crescent...

    Hopefully this works...Marker B is CVII (crescent valley two)...

    http://mapper.acme.com/?ll=39.03714,-86.31069&z=14&t=H&marker0=39.03894%2C-86.31584%2C13.4%20km%20NxNE%20of%20Heltonville%20IN
  16. I've switched to biners with the snag free...

    I've switched to biners with the snag free Keylock nose for most purposes.

    If you want small, light (24g) and keylock, you might try a Kong Micro Carabiner. Not rated for PPE but they are rated...
  17. Setting numbers from one machine to the next mean...

    Setting numbers from one machine to the next mean nothing. In general, with a moderate weight fabric, the setting is likely to be in the middle. Lighter weight fabrics will use a lower setting and...
  18. A couple of stitches will keep the dutch clip on...

    A couple of stitches will keep the dutch clip on your straps. Better yet, are the new Sew-on Dutch Clips
  19. Thread: Arched tarps?

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    Duh....thanks for the correction Cb. Here's a...

    Duh....thanks for the correction Cb.

    Here's a few links of how others have made their setups.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/68630-No-Sew-Tarp-Pole-Mod(s)
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    As stated above, Amsteel dogbones (length of rope...

    As stated above, Amsteel dogbones (length of rope with a fixed eye on both ends) can be used to extend tree straps, weigh very little, pack small and have several other uses as well.
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    Just to be clear...I am the only "Mod" that has...

    Just to be clear...I am the only "Mod" that has replied in this thread and I have said none of those things.
  22. Thread: Arched tarps?

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    The pole mod is an add on item that can be...

    The pole mod is an add on item that can be adapted to any tarp that has side panel pulls to provide a point of attachment for the poles.

    You can hang a tarp high enough to stand under it but may...
  23. Assuming the folding card table is one of the...

    Assuming the folding card table is one of the Singer models with the wood surface, they are a sought after item as well. The 403 is a very good machine and chances are the brother is as well if it is...
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    Yes....it frequently takes more than 140...

    Yes....it frequently takes more than 140 characters to ask or answer a question. That's why I like a real keyboard and three screens.
  25. For a short period, yes. For all night, not a...

    For a short period, yes. For all night, not a chance for me.

    Give it a try and see how long you last.
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    Sargevining...I'm not trying to convince you to...

    Sargevining...I'm not trying to convince you to change your mind and I am not entering into a discussion on this. But for the benefit of others, I will say that you fail to recognized the subtle...
  27. Thread: JRB Greylock 3

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    Closing this thread since the OP has started a...

    Closing this thread since the OP has started a new WTB thread for the same item.
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    Duh! I should have picked up on that.

    Duh! I should have picked up on that.
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    I'm guessing you meant to say 7/64". 7/16" is...

    I'm guessing you meant to say 7/64". 7/16" is almost 1/2". :scared:
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    If you need a chalk line or long straight edge to...

    If you need a chalk line or long straight edge to make baffles, you're doing it the hard way. :laugh:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/48827-New-Easy-Way-To-Cut-Baffles?
  31. This is an indication that your bobbin tension...

    This is an indication that your bobbin tension may have been too low for thinner threads. This does not mean everyone will have the same problem, so blindly recommending to use heavy thread is not...
  32. The normal straight stitch of about 8-10 stitches...

    The normal straight stitch of about 8-10 stitches per inch is all you need for gear making. The zig zag stitch can be used with a very short stitch length to make a bar tack. All the other stitches...
  33. It should do a good job. My first suggestion is...

    It should do a good job. My first suggestion is to read and understand the manual. It has many things to teach you about settings and usage.

    Nice score!
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    A good clear close up photo of the knot would...

    A good clear close up photo of the knot would allow those that don't have a UGQ to help identify it.
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    Be sure to tie a half hitch against the...

    Be sure to tie a half hitch against the descending rings to make sure they don't slip or completely let loose when you sit down (happened to me...ouch).
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    Upload them to a photo sharing site (or I think...

    Upload them to a photo sharing site (or I think to your album on HF) and use the Insert Image function to add the link to your post.

    Uploading as an attachment always limits you to a thumbnail...
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    I would think that by sewing with a 'spacer'...

    I would think that by sewing with a 'spacer' between layers and subsequently removing the spacer, that the tension in the stitch and friction between layers would be reduced providing a slightly...
  38. Thread: Hey from NC

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    Welcome to HF.

    Welcome to HF.
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    Keep that traditional look and simplify the...

    Keep that traditional look and simplify the bracing with four poster bed style construction.

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    SOLD: You are correct. You have placed the first...

    You are correct. You have placed the first unqualified "I'll take it" and by the For Sale forum rules, that trumps a qualified "I'll take it" and PM's. You should have the first right of refusal.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/105917-Hypothetical-Bridge-Hammock-set-up-like-a-cot
  42. Get the two door Spindrift for better ventilation...

    Get the two door Spindrift for better ventilation when you want it. The top of the Spindrift is fitted and under tension from shock cords just like the net is and isn't really a big, loose bag. The...
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    "through the use of Vertical Thermal Channels...

    "through the use of Vertical Thermal Channels (VTC’s) and Flowgates™. Heat rapidly spreads through the under quilt "

    Just what is needed, an UQ designed to spread the heat away from us to the cold...
  44. Chances are if you need a top cover, you would...

    Chances are if you need a top cover, you would also benefit from using an underquilt protector. With the WB Spindrift ("their bag contraption") you have both pieces in one.



    That is correct...
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    The spoked hand wheel is the style that would...

    The spoked hand wheel is the style that would have come on a treadled or hand cranked machine. The tan color of the accessory tray cover makes me wonder if the case is from another machine, but I'm...
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    Why splice/tie/glue/weld the shock cord at all...

    Why splice/tie/glue/weld the shock cord at all when a simple clove hitch and setup of the guy line provides a better solution.
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    Photos please.:)

    Photos please.:)
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    FS: Take the discussion to PM's please and post An...

    Take the discussion to PM's please and post An I'll take it went/if you're ready.
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    Test upload as attachment... 103291 News to...

    Test upload as attachment...

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    News to me. I didn't have a problem with the above photo. Did you upload as an attachment or to your gallery?
  50. Thread: Small rant.

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    And with a couple of week backlog on many...

    And with a couple of week backlog on many items...just like several of the 'cottage' vendors.
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