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  1. So there I was googling for DIY Portaledge ideas...

    So there I was googling for DIY Portaledge ideas when up popped HammockForums. I should have known if it could be made at home someone here would have figure it out already...

    This thing looks...
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    WTT: PM Sent. 10 characters required to post.

    PM Sent.


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    That is one sweet hammock design.

    That is one sweet hammock design.
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    I did not know him but my thoughts are with his...

    I did not know him but my thoughts are with his family and friends.
  5. Here you go this helps a ton. ...

    Here you go this helps a ton.


    http://youtu.be/KtJGTgpv4dc

    And this for whoopies on sewn end channels:


    http://youtu.be/zXlwPKoKw9Q
  6. Larks head the fixed eye of the whoopie sling...

    Larks head the fixed eye of the whoopie sling through the sewn end channel. This will hold and still allow the slings to be removed whenever necessary. You will need 12.5 ft of amsteel for each 6ft...
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    I was scared to open this but my curiosity...

    I was scared to open this but my curiosity required me to see what a "brazillian hammock" was.:D
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    Agreed. I went right into making my own $5.50 in...

    Agreed. I went right into making my own $5.50 in material vs $18 to save 10 minutes of work didn't make sense to me.
  9. This is absolutely true. I'm all for cheap or...

    This is absolutely true. I'm all for cheap or free camping but our State and National Park programs are in trouble, the least we can do is pay $14 a night to camp there. Plus you are using the same...
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    If it wasn't priced so high I would buy one for...

    If it wasn't priced so high I would buy one for fun.
  11. I actually like the simplicity of my atlas for...

    I actually like the simplicity of my atlas for throwing up a quick hammock in the park just not real efficient for fast and lite moving.

    I see you're from Worland I lived in Thermopolis from about...
  12. Thread: 1st's

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    Nice work.

    Nice work.
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    Can you post some pictures? Also how tall are you?

    Can you post some pictures? Also how tall are you?
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    I don't see how it works as a "crash pad" because...

    I don't see how it works as a "crash pad" because a thermarest won't do anything to save your ankles.
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    Sweet! Congrats on the new expansion.

    Sweet! Congrats on the new expansion.
  16. Thread: !st Diy

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    First project or not that looks really nice.

    First project or not that looks really nice.
  17. Agreed the Doublenest one link system will get...

    Agreed the Doublenest one link system will get you everything you want for about $200. Then if you stick with it you can upgrade individual components in the future.
  18. I haven't had any experience with this hammock...

    I haven't had any experience with this hammock but I've had some bad experiences with the Texsport brand. We attempted a cross country road trip last summer with the Texsport SUV tent and it lasted...
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    I'm in. My facebook and twitter pages are...

    I'm in. My facebook and twitter pages are business pages but I can do the HF thing.
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    Sticky: My grandfather gave me a GI jungle hammock about...

    My grandfather gave me a GI jungle hammock about 20 years ago and I fell in love with the idea of a hanging tent. Although I did some backpacking with it I was quick to learn that it was a lot...
  21. Yep my phone worked fine using cellular...

    Yep my phone worked fine using cellular connection but wifi to my network came up with a "server is not responding" message almost like my IP address had been blocked. I tried two computers and my...
  22. I had this problem last night on several...

    I had this problem last night on several computers but when I switched to a different wireless network it went away.
  23. That worked. Thanks for the review your son seems...

    That worked. Thanks for the review your son seems excited for his new gear.
  24. It might just be my computer but when I click on...

    It might just be my computer but when I click on your video it says "video unavailable"
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    Nice write up, looks like you guys had a good...

    Nice write up, looks like you guys had a good time.
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    Sticky: Agreed. Not to mention the google searching I...

    Agreed. Not to mention the google searching I have done after reading some of these projects.
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    This has been added to my near future purchase...

    This has been added to my near future purchase list in black and red.
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    All of our camping gear is in plastic tubs with...

    All of our camping gear is in plastic tubs with lids. That way we can stack them as high as we want without compressing bags or down jackets that need to be left uncompressed.
  29. That looks comfy. Are you sleeping in the garage...

    That looks comfy. Are you sleeping in the garage tonight?
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    I'm happy with mine. It's comfortable and serves...

    I'm happy with mine. It's comfortable and serves its purpose.
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    I've visited and hiked on both islands. Take the...

    I've visited and hiked on both islands. Take the drive south to Volcano NP from Kona and there is plenty of day hiking to enjoy.

    Maui has a ton of hiking and camping but the best we found was in...
  32. Looks nice. Check out Theultimatehang.com for...

    Looks nice. Check out Theultimatehang.com for instructions and a calculator for hanging it just right.
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    Sorry I meant to quote Halfastronomical. I can't...

    Sorry I meant to quote Halfastronomical. I can't display any HF pages although I did notice his FS post was messed up before HF quit responding.
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    Same here. Must be IP block of some form because...

    Same here. Must be IP block of some form because once I turned my wifi off I could use my phone but my iPad and both computers on the network won't access HF. All other sites work fine.
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    Thanks guys. I said it in another post but I...

    Thanks guys. I said it in another post but I didn't realize how much I was missing out on until I found this site. That said hanging around you guys is getting expensive.
  36. (OK) Wister Lake/ May 2-3rd - Cardboard Boat Regatta Hang

    If anyone is near Fort Smith, AR or Poteau, OK and looking for a good time my Dive Rescue team holds our annual Cardboard Boat Regatta fundraiser at Lake Wister state park on May 3rd. I plan to be...
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    I somehow missed this thread. This morning we...

    I somehow missed this thread. This morning we were dumpster diving for soda cans at work and making different stoves. Sadly I think while we were napping another coworker mistook them for trash so...
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    Back in '04 or '05 my wife and I (well girlfriend...

    Back in '04 or '05 my wife and I (well girlfriend at the time) were camped out at the Wild Iris in Wyoming. My wife wasn't raised camping like I was so I told her to make sure all food was left in...
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    This is exactly the truth. I was happy with my...

    This is exactly the truth. I was happy with my set up but then I came here and realized everything I was missing out on!
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    Poll: The banter about statistics being accurate in...

    The banter about statistics being accurate in this pole reminded me of an old Todd Snider song. Enjoy.


    http://youtu.be/IUK6zjtUj00
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    Sticky: I have been a paramedic working 911 and critical...

    I have been a paramedic working 911 and critical care ground transport since 2006 and starting flying as part of a critical care helicopter crew full time a couple years ago. I used to use my real...
  42. Do you have pictures of it on your hammock?

    Do you have pictures of it on your hammock?
  43. Also using a poncho liner or other pre-sewn layer...

    Also using a poncho liner or other pre-sewn layer prevents down from bunching up.
  44. I was kicking around the idea of doing something...

    I was kicking around the idea of doing something similar but insulating by sewing poncho liners in between the two layers. Still not perfect but it would add some warmth.
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    Nice job. We are going to order a handful of...

    Nice job. We are going to order a handful of these tablecloths to make during downtime at work.
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    I'm thinking blaze orange hammocks are a good...

    I'm thinking blaze orange hammocks are a good idea around here. Between the normal hunting seasons and the year round hog hunting you definitely want to be seen.
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    Agreed. Too many business would have take the...

    Agreed. Too many business would have take the "it's only one incident" approach. This says a lot for Dutch and the attention to detail that he puts into his products.

    Dutch, Thanks for looking...
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    I watched the video and I can't see anyway for...

    I watched the video and I can't see anyway for you to get truly flat for sleeping. The chair and recliner positions are neat but I can do that sitting on the side of my other hammocks.
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    Someone put a lot of work into that video.

    Someone put a lot of work into that video.
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    Stacking the hammocks doesn't bother me. I hang...

    Stacking the hammocks doesn't bother me. I hang my single over the rope double in my yard when we have people over. The rocks would suck to fall on but it's hard to say from the photo that those...
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