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    Moin und Willkommen. Most of us here are crazy...

    Moin und Willkommen.
    Most of us here are crazy for pics of diy-projects (little hint ;-))
  2. I do so with fleece, but not with ripstop...

    I do so with fleece, but not with ripstop material.
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    The Fronkey-net will seal against your uq, so no...

    The Fronkey-net will seal against your uq, so no biting through there.
  4. Looking forward to built threads with many many...

    Looking forward to built threads with many many pics.
    Cheers
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    Good work in these, and nice weight. What do you...

    Good work in these, and nice weight.
    What do you (or others with similar gear) think about usable temp range?
    How did you do the footbox on the tq, is that a zipper?
    Cheers
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    Hi Kyle, are you still only shipping this within...

    Hi Kyle, are you still only shipping this within the US? Cause I know a German fellow who'd like himself one ;-)
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    I can only speak about Silnylon, as that 's all I...

    I can only speak about Silnylon, as that 's all I have on my tarps. It does stretch quite a bit over night, especially if damp or wet. The lighter the fabric, the more it stretches. I consider 1.1 a...
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    It does depend on the shape of the tarp imho. I...

    It does depend on the shape of the tarp imho. I successfully used a 3x2.9m (roughly 10x10) with a 11 hammock in a thunderstorm with serious rain one time. Because of it being square (well, almost) I...
  9. Wow! Thanks so much Alana and Dutch! You can't...

    Wow! Thanks so much Alana and Dutch!
    You can't go wrong to sing this song
    we're so truly blessed, I must confess
    to have a Dutch, thanks so much!

    I'll stick to my wish from the last raffle:
    I...
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    Thanks for the nice suggestion, but traveling...

    Thanks for the nice suggestion, but traveling ain't the thing holding me back, that's family obligations. The mentioned nice pm came from her BTW [emoji6]
    Have a great time and enjoy the hang!
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    I am on the small side here - I got two hammocks...

    I am on the small side here - I got two hammocks in my gear box. One simple diy I made way before I found this forum which is perfect for napping, but a little bit on the small side for a nights...
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    Voted multiple times in a row from one device...

    Voted multiple times in a row from one device through once connection today (phone w/ wlan). So it may be worth to just try, seems the "24h-rule" ain't always working (or is working in our favor...).
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    Hallo zusammen! Just found this thread, thru a...

    Hallo zusammen!
    Just found this thread, thru a very nice pm. I can't come but wish y'all a great time!
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    I'd suggest a fronkey-style net. Easy to DIY,...

    I'd suggest a fronkey-style net. Easy to DIY, inexpensive and really good bug protection.
    You can search the site for it, Fronkey did an excellent how to video and there are several build threads.
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    Hey Trevor, you just gained one vote. Watching...

    Hey Trevor, you just gained one vote. Watching you on survivor man would be so much fun dude!
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    Quite comfy it looks this one.

    Quite comfy it looks this one.
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    That's what I'd suggest too. Easy to do, works...

    That's what I'd suggest too. Easy to do, works with almost any line, no hardware, foolproof. Once I dryed my laundry right at the ocean (like a few meters from the water) like this. Despite quite...
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    What you describes sounds like synthetics to me....

    What you describes sounds like synthetics to me. Only thing not entirely within your requirements would be volume.
    On the other hand there are multiple sorts of treated down on the marked, which...
  19. This was fun, all the idea, the own tinkering -...

    This was fun, all the idea, the own tinkering - thank you Dutch!
    UFDIGGA: Congrats and I,m looking forward to a built-threat and many pics :shades:
  20. Thumbs up Dutch for doing this awesome raffle! ...

    Thumbs up Dutch for doing this awesome raffle!

    I would like to go a little lighter, while increasing comfort and ease of setup at the same time.
    For this I'd like a 11" NylonD 1.0 hammock with...
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    Have you tried contacting wilderness logics...

    Have you tried contacting wilderness logics directly? They should have the answers you're looking for [emoji6]
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    The weight of their old line of products put me...

    The weight of their old line of products put me off buying gear from them, looks like they did some minor improvement there.
    But I did buy amsteel once and got it the next day (from UK to Germany)!
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    Hmm, I can't think of any other vendor for...

    Hmm, I can't think of any other vendor for underquilts in Europe. Living there I also would be interested in that site.
    If, on the other hand, you where looking for topquilts I'd know at least two...
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    Good one [emoji1]

    Good one [emoji1]
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    Same here. Plus you don't have to carry any...

    Same here. Plus you don't have to carry any weight to have toggles.
  26. I would sew the ridge first. In my experience...

    I would sew the ridge first. In my experience (which is limited to one tarp) the flat felled seam ain't in the way very much when hemming the perimeter.
    Cheers Jo
  27. I'll second that. Just run the strap through...

    I'll second that. Just run the strap through itself. If you wanna you a carabiner, use a climbing rated one.
    Calculating the forces your suspension is subjected to ain't that easy either, as you've...
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    Welcome, what an impressive first post ;-)

    Welcome, what an impressive first post ;-)
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    Welcome to the forums! Did parts of this...

    Welcome to the forums!

    Did parts of this trail many years ago. Hammocking would have been easy,you mostly walk in or right beside the forest.
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    Cool stuff MDSH. You are being very innovative...

    Cool stuff MDSH. You are being very innovative with your pursuit of ul-hammocking.
    Did you get to test it out yet? I wonder how much condensation one gets in there, with that much net I guess it...
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    The seams go through all the material, so they...

    The seams go through all the material, so they are on both sides and need to be sealed either way. I don't really get what you mean by reinforcing grosgrain? Do you mean the reinforcement-patches for...
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    Head left/right shouldn't be a big deal at all:...

    Head left/right shouldn't be a big deal at all: just flip the tarp upside down. Or is there a particular reason you didn't?
  33. Thread: UQ/TQ storage

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    Only thing with storing the uq having from the...

    Only thing with storing the uq having from the shock cord is it will wear out quicker. On the bright side changing out the cord shouldn't be too big a deal.

    Nevertheless I would recommend storing...
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    Although it hasn't seen any real usage yet: My...

    Although it hasn't seen any real usage yet: My diy-tarp as a second.
    Because it's seen use and has proven itself: My diy-bugnet as a first.
  35. Thread: Tapatalk

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    Forum fiend didn't pass the test for me. It's...

    Forum fiend didn't pass the test for me. It's quite OK for reading a forum, but to participate there a features that I miss.
    So, I'm back to tapatalk. But on a downgraded version.
  36. Thread: Tapatalk

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    I agree, the new interface is horrible to me. I...

    I agree, the new interface is horrible to me. I switched to forum friend (android) two days ago, and am just testing whether I like it. So far I'm only missing the option of displaying all recent...
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    I'm in! Thanks for the fun :-)

    I'm in! Thanks for the fun :-)
  38. Sale at trekking lite store - interesting for European members

    Thought this info might be valuable for some European members thinking about a buying a tq:
    Today and tomorrow (20.11. and 21.11.) the German webshop Trekking-lite-shop.com gives 18 to 20% off their...
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    Hallo an Bord, viel Spaß hier! = welcome...

    Hallo an Bord, viel Spaß hier!
    = welcome aboard, enjoy it!
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    On my first project (hammock) I left them on. On...

    On my first project (hammock) I left them on. On the most recent one (tarp) I cut them off. Lesson learnt: for me it really pays off to put in the extra work in the beginning. So much easier to hem...
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    Thanks Kyle, what great thing you're running...

    Thanks Kyle, what great thing you're running here!

    I got a HyperD 1.6 coupon and would trade for climashield.
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    Oh, i wouldn't worry too much about that. I...

    Oh, i wouldn't worry too much about that. I ordered some dutch recently. It arrived in my mailbox in Germany six days after being shipped! But, I stayed below tax and import duties in value - meaning...
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    Is the uqp "just" clear foil? Looking forward to...

    Is the uqp "just" clear foil?
    Looking forward to the numbers as well.
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    Don't worry about the outcome, just enjoy the...

    Don't worry about the outcome, just enjoy the process and it'll turn out great. Btw I only showed the pretty parts of it in my pics :shades:
    Be sure to post pics of yours once finished!
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    Much obliged :-)

    Much obliged :-)
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    Thanks man! Go for it. If you already made...

    Thanks man!


    Go for it. If you already made that - the only differnce should be the amount of sewing required and the ridgeline for the hex-tarp. So not really that much more difficult I think....
  47. Finally came around doing so:...

    Finally came around doing so: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/100878-DIY-Hex-Tarp-Fronkey-Diygearsupply-Blend?p=1346012#post1346012
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    DIY Hex-Tarp Fronkey-Diygearsupply-Blend

    Hi everyone,

    I finally came arround to turn the silnylon that's been laying in my closet for about ... much too long now into a tarp. My first one.
    As a pattern I used the one Fronkey shows here,...
  49. I too whooo for the crl with a Dutch hook and a...

    I too whooo for the crl with a Dutch hook and a tarp flyz. That's what I use on my current tarp. I got however a flea in the mail, just like hutzelbein, to replace the flyz on the crl for my new diy...
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    I would be careful using silnylon as dry sack...

    I would be careful using silnylon as dry sack material. It's known to leak water under pressure, see for example http://www.jwbasecamp.com/Articles/DryGear/
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