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  1. Post 62, me and Peeeeetey got it covered Kids...

    Post 62, me and Peeeeetey got it covered

    Kids and Big Kids—Knock Knock Jokes

    Purdy Boil Contest

    Best Noob Rig set up hammock&tarp

    Best Bling Combo Rig tarp&hammock featuring Dutch Bling...
  2. If a knot on your continuous loop is ok with you,...

    If a knot on your continuous loop is ok with you, then you can make a shorter continuous loop than a splice will allow.
    But if you decide to splice and have an extremely short continuous loop, make...
  3. Starfish Comet, long time no see... Starfish,...

    Starfish Comet, long time no see...
    Starfish, have you tried Lawson Blue Ridge Hammock? If not, you might get to try it this Fall
    Hoping for Indian Summer weather at Medoc Mountain.
  4. Has anyone spoken with Starfish Comet, this...

    Has anyone spoken with Starfish Comet, this summer? Starfish, will we see you at Medoc?

    Gunner&Terminator it will be great to see you and hang at Medoc Mountain. There will be surprises in air...
  5. This is contagious, like bidding at an auction...

    This is contagious, like bidding at an auction
    I’ll bring bacon Saturday breakfast.
  6. Saturday, we can have kids knock knock jokes For...

    Saturday, we can have kids knock knock jokes
    For kids and kid in all of us.

    Maybe someone, will post that they are teaming up with other hammock campers to bring
    Paper plates
    Cups for cold...
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    I am looking at diamond knot. Probably no need to...

    I am looking at diamond knot. Probably no need to change path of one rope as it makes its last pass. Looks like there is already a straddling effect.
    Locked brummell
    Diamond knot
    Locked...
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    You’re off to a flying start. Congratulations on...

    You’re off to a flying start. Congratulations on DIY projects.
  9. Old4hats, I hope you can make it...

    Old4hats, I hope you can make it...
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    Dutch, can you print photos of people and...

    Dutch, can you print photos of people and hammocks—onto Tee Shirts?
  11. Oops, not sure, do you have tree huggers or...

    Oops, not sure, do you have tree huggers or straps that are one inch wide? And experimenting with your 3/4 inch webbing, to go from tree hugger to hammock?
  12. Fantastic, y’all can snack and lounge in her new...

    Fantastic, y’all can snack and lounge in her new digs. One day she will camp with you again. Memories for y’all to last forever
  13. Worlds greatest Grandpa, your Granddaughter is...

    Worlds greatest Grandpa, your Granddaughter is gonna have a memorable overnight camp
    Are you gonna cook a bit on a [emoji91] fire or picnic it?
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    Call or text RipStopByTheRoll, I’m sure they will...

    Call or text RipStopByTheRoll, I’m sure they will be glad to share specs on fabrics, when you ask and might even advise on its best uses
    Tell them about what you want and they might recommend a...
  15. Some use a 5 to 1 safety margin And others use...

    Some use a 5 to 1 safety margin
    And others use 10 to 1 safety margin
    Many cottage vendors sell suspensions rated anywhere from 1500 pounds to 3000 pounds.
    Anywhere in there that gives you piece...
  16. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    SteelPlayer, you tell great stories, and this one is heartwarming
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    Diamond knot might not be able to “invert” or...

    Diamond knot might not be able to “invert” or come loose and untie when under heavy load,
    IF IF IF
    Immediately before tie diamond knot, make a locked brummell, then tie that diamond knot. With a...
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    Anne Marie AutumnUltralight, does such smooth and...

    Anne Marie AutumnUltralight, does such smooth and accurate splicing. Really neat work, I’m impressed.
    I’ve never seen this splicing maneuver before. I wonder if Anne Marie invented this technique....
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    One strand through end channel rather than two...

    One strand through end channel rather than two strands, maybe save a few grams and can’t be dislodged and possibly lost. Maybe not a good enough reason for most, possibly a reason for some.
  20. Oldgringo, one of my favorite Old Pros and...

    Oldgringo, one of my favorite Old Pros and hippest quipster this side of coffee in the hammock. You are among friends wherever you are[emoji83][emoji91][emoji256][emoji41]
  21. Flash, we hope you can hang with us—at least one...

    Flash, we hope you can hang with us—at least one night. You can get us to saying werds rite, like up Nawth, as well as swap stories that get better over time...
    Flash welcome back to your original...
  22. Three piece vs single piece hammocks.

    There are some hammock fabrics available from Dutch and RipStopByTheRoll and others that are 72 inches wide.
    And I’ve forgotten name of Tablecloth taffeta fabrics that also are wide.
    For your...
  23. Some hammock campers want very short continuous...

    Some hammock campers want very short continuous loops. Possibly to be lighter (less grams) or for better minimum hang distance. Their continuous loop is held together with a stopper knot.
    To reduce...
  24. In knot app Animated knots by Grog Or also...

    In knot app
    Animated knots by Grog
    Or also called
    Grog Knots
    There is a knot called Grog Sling that shows what I call a locked brummell. I’ve used Grog Sling as my continuous loop for years...
  25. Thanks Rockdawg, Peeeeetey, and Silverpalm

    Thanks Rockdawg, Peeeeetey, and Silverpalm
  26. VA, 8th (almost annual) Grayson Fall Festival Hang - official planning thread 2019

    I hope to be at Grayson
    I clicked sign up sheet,
    Not much happening for me there,
    Then something on screen says download Google Drive...possibly some sort of trick...Phantom easily fooled...then I...
  27. Thanks Shug, I’m doing asbestos I can, undaunted...

    Thanks Shug, I’m doing asbestos I can, undaunted by past suspension fails, new ideas bubble up. Hammock camping is pure fun along with meeting other enthusiastic hammockers who share their ideas,...
  28. 6th Annual Halloween Flaming Pumpkin Hang at Medoc Mt State Park>NC>23-27 Oct 2019

    Air Land&Sea sandwiches&potato salad Thursday and Friday lunches plus mystery dessert
    Does your Air Land&Sea sandwich have any snake or liver mush? Mine doesn’t have much spam in it...spam spam spam...
  29. Attention Hammock Campers Read and reread my...

    Attention Hammock Campers
    Read and reread my posts number 24 and 33
    We do not have a sign up sheet
    Post on this thread,what you plan to bring and or cook for our Saturday Supper Potluck Meal...
  30. One plus for “Cajun Mule Line”, if you can get it...

    One plus for “Cajun Mule Line”, if you can get it to hold without slipping, your description tells me it should not jam—untie easily
    That “Cajun Mule Line” is probably made with slickness as a spec...
  31. Black Mule Tape - Becket Hitch Failure (x2!)

    Chknbone, your oops probably not your fault
    Some synthetic straps, tapes, ropes are real slick and just won’t hold a knot, even if tied, dressed, and prestressed perfectly before getting in hammock!...
  32. For an 8 inch loop I think many times the buries...

    For an 8 inch loop
    I think many times the buries are close to being too short to hold well
    If splice is started with a true locked brummell then buries are less likely to fail
    A way to check to...
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    Yes, use thicker cotton shoestrings And if you...

    Yes, use thicker cotton shoestrings
    And if you have extra strap at end of your suspension, use excess strap as a drip line.
    This will give rain running down strap two or three chances to drip off...
  34. Lots of different ways to suspend your hammock...

    Lots of different ways to suspend your hammock
    You are free to use your current rigging or you can change it to another way.
    To get ideas on various suspensions watch some YouTube videos,...
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    Some elastic hair bands have small parts of metal...

    Some elastic hair bands have small parts of metal at finish of loop connection. And some brands have no metal. Shop and look closely, the metal is easy to miss until it snags your gear. Knitted loops...
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    If it’s half as comfortable as it looks, Your...

    If it’s half as comfortable as it looks,
    Your son might claim it for himself

    Great dogs for camping and lounging to alert to danger and remind you when it’s time to eat...
  37. Two Speed, change should to will have DIY awards....

    Two Speed, change should to will have DIY awards. I’m not much of a do it yourselfer, although I have utmost respect and admiration for all DIY. Recently got to backpack camp with Loki and...
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    MikekiM, that’s a great total pack weight....

    MikekiM, that’s a great total pack weight.
    Certainly a worthy goal for me.
    You have chosen right gear and have strength to resist loading pack with items that are not needed!
  39. Thanks Gunner&Terminator, ETA Wednesday evening...

    Thanks Gunner&Terminator, ETA Wednesday evening so that I’ll not be late for Thursday haha
    We will probably have great weather for Medoc
    And hopefully bugs will be on fall hiatus!
  40. I see what you did there......

    I see what you did there...
    TENTatively...[emoji83][emoji91][emoji256][emoji41]
  41. Six to eight pumpkins is a good number, more or...

    Six to eight pumpkins is a good number, more or less...
  42. Hut, some years Yates mornings are 40 degrees and...

    Hut, some years Yates mornings are 40 degrees and others can be as low as 20 degrees.
    A 20* underquilt will probably be great—as long as it’s set good without large air gaps.
    Can supplement with...
  43. Fall Hangs coming soon, see y’all in piney woods

    Fall Hangs coming soon, see y’all in piney woods
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    Can you give your quilt an overnight chance to...

    Can you give your quilt an overnight chance to see if it will do the job? And then if you are too cold, is it feasible to open seams and add more down, then sew back closed?
    Or maybe down is...
  45. A thank you to Two Speed, guiding us up to John...

    A thank you to Two Speed, guiding us up to John Rock, I’m glad you waited for us at forks in trail-
    Now I know you are Two Speeds-fast hiker, fast at camp break down&pack up!
    Fantastic hosts Tacoma...
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    What suspension system to use?

    I use Dutch’s 2.0 dyneema blue straps with sexy black racing stripes with an 8 inch spliced loop of 1/8 amsteel larksheaded to hammock body.
    Attached with a modified becket hitch
    To keep becket...
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    My hammock is 12x6 Little or no calf ridge...

    My hammock is 12x6
    Little or no calf ridge
    Most do not want that large hammock due to weight, bulk, extra costs and more weight and bulk—making pack size and weight and cost go up
    Same for tarp,...
  48. Grog knot app is good to have. Shows illustrated,...

    Grog knot app is good to have. Shows illustrated, animated versions of these knots and many more.
    Keep this in your phone as a handy guide for knots. Knots are easy to forget, as we don’t use them...
  49. Best knot for rigging tarp/hammock guylines to ground

    All good ways posted above
    Simple knots and hitches that do the job and when you are ready to break camp—one pull on ripcord and they are easily undone—are my favorite knots and hitches
    Siberian...
  50. I’ll be there Thursday afternoon

    I’ll be there Thursday afternoon
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