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    Sticky: As far as I know when ropes are made with a...

    As far as I know when ropes are made with a sheath and core, it it the core of the rope that carries the load and the sheath is for protection. By removing the core the load strength is massively...
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    all 200's. ****. this is starting to frustrate...

    all 200's. ****.
    this is starting to frustrate me.
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    Same here. Four bundles, four 200's. I also...

    Same here. Four bundles, four 200's. I also ordered, separately, 4 individual sleeping bags, hoping for the 250's so that i could swap, also all 200's.
    Just ordered another 4 to try again.
    ...
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    I just received two of the Ozarks that i had...

    I just received two of the Ozarks that i had ordered and had shipped to my house (free, in four days-Nice!).
    Unfortunately, they sent me the Cocoon 200s, not the 250s. Anyone else have this...
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    from what i recall the nanoseeum isn't that much...

    from what i recall the nanoseeum isn't that much lighter. i guess the weight of the guardian is due to its size?
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    video now private

    video now private
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    the gear hammock looks good, but i picture a...

    the gear hammock looks good, but i picture a steam punk hammock as a bridge, not a gathered end.
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    careful with you answer, he may have you killed.

    careful with you answer, he may have you killed.
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    I have the guardian, and i don't love it. Trying...

    I have the guardian, and i don't love it. Trying to get into the vertical zipper is always a hassle for me especially under a low tarp.

    The bugnet also a little annoying to set up- it needs to be...
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    His solution does seem to be the most elegant,...

    His solution does seem to be the most elegant, giving low weight while improving tree safety and meeting ranger requirements. Did you make them yourself or have them made?

    Let us know how they...
  11. Who do you plan on making straps for? I can't...

    Who do you plan on making straps for? I can't think of anyone that wouldn't love to have theirs looking like that!

    I had been thinking of doing the same thing, but just using polyester. Your...
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    I've been using ENO slapstraps Pro at 3/4" and...

    I've been using ENO slapstraps Pro at 3/4" and been getting around to switching to something bigger and less nylon.
    I had been thinking of doing a 2"/1" combo where the 2" would take the bulk of the...
  13. I don't think he plans on selling anything to us,...

    I don't think he plans on selling anything to us, hammockers = astronauts, but to groundhogs that don't yet know the beauty of moon rocks.
  14. you could probably start (once you have the bag...

    you could probably start (once you have the bag opened up) by simply pinching the edges together and putting in a stitch from the outside through the pinched layers to mimic a dart, and place a few...
  15. micaudill, southern9 - any way you guys could get...

    micaudill, southern9 - any way you guys could get a close up pic of the foot end of the hammock with someone in it?
    I'd like to see how the two different styles conform to the hammock.
    I'd thought...
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    These are back to $79 now (and one on amazon for...

    These are back to $79 now (and one on amazon for $319, wtf?...
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    i don't think this has to be the case: a plastic...

    i don't think this has to be the case: a plastic tarp may not breathe, but i don't know how great the the breathability (sp?) of a treated canvas tarp would be. Even so, if you hang it high enough...
  18. the price went up to 40 plus shipping. thats a...

    the price went up to 40 plus shipping. thats a little too much for an extra i don't need, without any of the bells and whistles that i've seen on other people's fancy hammocks.
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    Why do you want canvas? Why not go with a large...

    Why do you want canvas?
    Why not go with a large plastic tarp from a hardware store.
    You'll get something much cheaper, much bigger, much easier to handle, and inherently waterproof
  20. You mean sounds like he put cheap whoopies on a...

    You mean sounds like he put cheap whoopies on a cheap byers hammock and then charges half as much for it. ;)
  21. Seems to be a lot of hate for this guy, but i'm...

    Seems to be a lot of hate for this guy, but i'm not sure why.
    Cuz it's not light enough? - the specs and look make it seem exactly like the eno doublenest (20oz without straps) which i think many...
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    How high did you hang the top strap?

    How high did you hang the top strap?
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    you had nothing to worry about, that was a great...

    you had nothing to worry about, that was a great video.
    I'd say far better than most youtube videos.
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    Did you ever end up making a wider one? if so...

    Did you ever end up making a wider one?
    if so did it help with comfort?
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    Do you sleep on the fleece or hang it under your...

    Do you sleep on the fleece or hang it under your hammock like an uq?
  26. Prices have increased :( 14.97 and 8.97 ...

    Prices have increased :(
    14.97 and 8.97

    Anyone else try one of these ?.
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