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    I posted this...

    I posted this a week ago. I was using seam grip on a similar tarp material and had the same results. My unscientific answer would be it isn't the right stuff to bond to the material. I have used...
  2. Thread: seam sealing?

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    seam sealing?

    I know this question/statement has been put out there, I have asked and been given advice, but this is what I got so far from my own life lessons.

    Let me also say that I would love for someone to...
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    It wouldn't be the first time you helped a scout,...

    It wouldn't be the first time you helped a scout, I will be spending a week at summer camp with another boy you helped with just some $$. I would bet this is not the only 2 either...
  4. I just went and got fake id made, so now I am...

    I just went and got fake id made, so now I am Brian Holloman Changed it from M'cLovin. No seriously congrats and ty George for doing it.
  5. FS: Sold locally to dave_1. He just met with me to...

    Sold locally to dave_1. He just met with me to get a better look
    So sold
  6. FS: Working on posting pics, now.

    Working on posting pics, now.
  7. FS: WL Traveler NOSEEUM BUG NET, 2qz2 extentions and a diy dl 1.1 hammock, whoopies, rl and organize

    I will post pics when I get home. Up for sale is this and this (Bottom of the page and it says LDCAKES extender for Warbonnet but works the same for WL) They are made with SilNylon which helps with...
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    FS: Not to jump in front of the seller, but the...

    Not to jump in front of the seller, but the Tadpole does not come with doors added. WL had the bullfrog and old man winter with doors. You can buy a door kit which are added on after and removable....
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    I am in. ty and good luck to all

    I am in. ty and good luck to all
  10. Thread: Cheap Tarp

    by miyanc
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    I would be glad to give you any instructions...

    I would be glad to give you any instructions needed. Maybe even a video if it would help.
  11. Thread: Cheap Tarp

    by miyanc
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    Or you could practice bunk beds and the v set up...

    Or you could practice bunk beds and the v set up and save the money. My son is 12, but from 8 to 11 thats all we did was bunk/v. the colder or wetter the weather the more bunk it was. the nicer...
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    How about only 2 points of contact for crawly...

    How about only 2 points of contact for crawly things. So in comparing tents to hammocks, I am sure flying things are equal, but crawly things can only come down my suspensions which soaked routinely...
  13. Thread: Zipper help.

    by miyanc
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    Figured. Just hate when I do stupid stuff. Was...

    Figured. Just hate when I do stupid stuff. Was trying to make it for as little as possible. Didn't see the need to order more stuff because without thinking it thru I felt like I had it. Oh well. ...
  14. Thread: Zipper help.

    by miyanc
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    Zipper help.

    First, thanks for the help.

    So I do cheap work with what I got hanging around. I have one of my original hammocks I made at the beginning of my diy journey. The owner would like me to add a bug...
  15. Still hoping. The wife is still making like we...

    Still hoping. The wife is still making like we are maybe going. Not going to know until next week. In addition to going I am hoping my wife takes some part of friday off so we can get there in...
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    are you using a rl? if so how about an arl? for...

    are you using a rl? if so how about an arl? for me, I use an adjustable. I find that the feel is more important then 83%. I usually make 90 to 76% and get something in that. Fabric, width and...
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    Good job. I use another piece of 7/64 inside the...

    Good job. I use another piece of 7/64 inside the core of the whoopie. This creates a bulge stopping the line from getting stuck. Think of a snake after eating. I actually use the leftovers from...
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    The stingers are meant to be removalable. and the...

    The stingers are meant to be removalable. and the fleas stay on the line. Some people dont want the metal pieces messing with expensive tarp material. Think fleaz thru cuben fiber. Others hang in...
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    good job and welcome to the club. enjoy

    good job and welcome to the club. enjoy
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    I wonder if you couldn't make the extension to...

    I wonder if you couldn't make the extension to add to a hot knife. They have one at the habitat for humanities store. The 2 screws that hold the various types of bits, I bet you could secure it...
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    Great job griz. I have not begun to make a bridge...

    Great job griz. I have not begun to make a bridge hammock, but like a down quilt it will happen some day. My prep skills need to be better, the hot knife would help too. Thanks for sharing.
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    it may be in other locations but this...

    it may be in other locations but this is on amazon.
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    I am sure squidbilly does. pm him

    I am sure squidbilly does. pm him
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    Being color blind I know colors as well as the...

    Being color blind I know colors as well as the codes under them. At least with the code I can put it into a formula and read what it is.

    That said he is my 4
    FF3333
    999999
    669999
    003333
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    Finished it tonight. Its packed for boyscout...

    Finished it tonight. Its packed for boyscout camporee. He will have to tent camp becuase the trees are to far away for HIM, but not for me... I have 2 nite ize little glow light to put on the...
  26. This is a winter tarp with doors. 14' across the...

    This is a winter tarp with doors. 14' across the bottom and 12' across the top. 5 guyout lines across the bottom and 2 side pulls on each side for pole mods. Zing it crl with hook and wasp. I...
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    Find the best location to divert the wind. Some...

    Find the best location to divert the wind. Some natural berm or wind brake. Hang is as low to the ground as possible. I would actually stake the tarp directly to the ground. I have even used my...
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    To all Meckies, Received my loot several days...

    To all Meckies,

    Received my loot several days ago and am almost done adding the bugnet (should be tonight). This was a great deal. Your sewing is much better then mine so getting the hammock...
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    thank yeee

    thank yeee
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    So made them 5 x 7 and will see if they work. I...

    So made them 5 x 7 and will see if they work. I am giving them to the owner tonight and see if he likes them.
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    Snake skins size ratios?

    I am struggling with this. I will add that I have made them before but never took note of the size. This time I have cut them twice and somehow made the same mistake both times. Now I just want to...
  32. I got a hh hex i could sell. it has dutcware and...

    I got a hh hex i could sell. it has dutcware and reflective guy lines but if you just wanted the tarp pm me if interested
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    it still may be the warmest and best made quilt i...

    it still may be the warmest and best made quilt i own.
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    SOLD>SOLD>SOLD. I will take it, half of any of...

    SOLD>SOLD>SOLD. I will take it, half of any of your quilts for 48$.
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    What is the turn around time for the spring sale...

    What is the turn around time for the spring sale stuff? Just trying to gage how quick I need to sell stuff?
  36. Heard someone tell a story about being the...

    Heard someone tell a story about being the greatest dad in the world, who brings wild ponies to his daughter. On in this case daughter to wild ponies.
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    posting the make model and such will help. But...

    posting the make model and such will help. But just from a mechanical point of view... if it wasn't doing it before and it is doing it now it can't be good. I would suggest either way to be...
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    just got a diy hexon 1.6. gonna need to sell my...

    just got a diy hexon 1.6. gonna need to sell my sons setup to pay for it, but who do we think will get the shinny new hammeck/miyanc rig?
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    When thinking about these things I am sometimes...

    When thinking about these things I am sometimes slow to grasp. Which is why I experiment on my own to see what works. So since seeing this I figured I would try it the next time I made an uq. But...
  40. i replied after stating ba pads not insulated...

    i replied after stating ba pads not insulated stated 1.5 r value and 4.5 or so with primaloft silver or something like it. and those are pu so moisture issues.
  41. BA's website lists non insulated air core r value...

    BA's website lists non insulated air core r value as 1.5 and the insulated ones start at 4.5 or so. Again adding something like down to get better results. or a compromise.


    And yes they use PU,...
  42. As far as I know it. BA and other companies use...

    As far as I know it. BA and other companies use primaloft in their pads as insulation. Its not just air. Primaloft is a sythetic insulation like down.
  43. Nobody is saying for him or anyone to stop...

    Nobody is saying for him or anyone to stop thinking or trying. All we are saying is that as he thinks or states this idea of gravity fed air pockets as an underquilt, would simply not work. The OP...
  44. yes and moisture defeats heat retention. which...

    yes and moisture defeats heat retention. which is why old pappy make sense with synthetic for his humid or moist climate. Down is getting better at that tho.
  45. Even with an UQ filled with down and hung wrong...

    Even with an UQ filled with down and hung wrong you get air pockets between you and the material hanging away from you body. It can be sealed on all sides and still feel like a cold butt syndrome. ...
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    I would add the room as well. Tarps require some...

    I would add the room as well. Tarps require some space to lay out and sew.
  47. I have to see if I have pictures. I was rushing...

    I have to see if I have pictures. I was rushing to get it and all it needed done before christmas so santa could deliver it and never got pics. He is a complete convert. Now asking me to make him...
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    you can send squidbilly a pm. great guy who...

    you can send squidbilly a pm. great guy who donated silnylon to one of my scouts so I could make him a full tarp with doors. great work at good prices.
  49. I was asking questions about how to make a tarp...

    I was asking questions about how to make a tarp for a scout that sold a total of $6300 in popcorn, but got little else. I never made a asym or diamond tarp so I asked. Squidbilly sent me a pm and...
  50. You know I completely forgot to be made and you...

    You know I completely forgot to be made and you and gunner for not bringing me the bbq. I will note this for the fall hang.
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