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    Certainly a viable option. I've never tried an...

    Certainly a viable option. I've never tried an electric handwarmer before, but have used fuel hand warmers extensively and wouldn't be without in freezing temps. Actualy, just picked up a few more...
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    Sticky: Sure. From your google search input enter...

    Sure.

    From your google search input enter "site:hammockforums.net" then your standard search terms.

    Ie., site:hammockforums.net winter tarp
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    Very little finger dexterity required "no hassle"...

    Very little finger dexterity required "no hassle" connectors...

    Whoopie's and UCR suspensions

    If you like "bling"...

    Nama Claws
    LoopAlien GTI's I don't have these yet, but tick all my...
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    I get that. So that "is" a pretty good price...

    I get that. So that "is" a pretty good price then? I've only bought amsteel twice before and they were considerably more expensive (in 25' hanks). I like the idea "by the foot" in a continuous hank...
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    Amsteel on sale Go2Marine

    Don't know how long it lasts, but just picked up a load of 7/64 amsteel from Go2Marine. $.18/ft. for 7/64". Free shipping over $99... and don't know if it's just for new customers, but used...
  6. It's pretty dang close, for sure, and it's...

    It's pretty dang close, for sure, and it's possible I may have made a mistake elsewhere, but using the 25% on a 4" bury it was fine. When I did 7" buries on a CL my CL ended up just shy of 1/2" too...
  7. Grumble... danged... mumble... sonofa~~.......

    Grumble... danged... mumble... sonofa~~.... grumble... reinventin the wheel... mumble...

    UCR Calculator - Dohhhhh

    Still be nice to know the "behind the scenes" loss percentage.. and this would...
  8. Amsteel length loss per/inch of bury rule of thumb?

    I've been looking but can't seem to find a number to "plug in" for beginning length calculations to allow for length loss (to expansion) per inch of bury. Specifically... for 1/8" amsteel, but while...
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    Been awhile since I watched that one. "7:20"......

    Been awhile since I watched that one. "7:20"... is that before or AFTER you ripped out your green bean? :laugh::thumbup:
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    Yup. Same principal as a whoopie... just single...

    Yup. Same principal as a whoopie... just single line, takes less rope to build and lightens the bulk/weight of your lines.

    More and more I tend to be using UCR SRL's over fixed.
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    X2 The 83% is really just a recommended...

    X2

    The 83% is really just a recommended starting point.. not a hard and fast figure. It's really going to vary hammock to hammock and person to person. Being able to add an inch or two one way or...
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    I should add... if you give it a go... don't do...

    I should add... if you give it a go... don't do the powder RIT as some instruct. Liquid RIT produces much more even results. Might work fine on fabrics and materials with higher absorption rates, but...
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    Rit dye baths work well on synthetics. I...

    Rit dye baths work well on synthetics. I routinely use it on glass and carbon fiber reinforced composites. Takes a couple days or more to get really deep rich colors, and not all colors take as well...
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    SUHWEEeeeeet!! Appalachian in the house! ...

    SUHWEEeeeeet!! Appalachian in the house!

    Love the Dark Gray. Got all dressed out over night with a brand new set of silver 8" CL's and silver/red UCR RL. Looks sharp! I guess I must have lucked...
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    I guess they must have changed their minds or...

    I guess they must have changed their minds or just gotten too busy to put them up.



    I would say so.
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    RSBR still has a few of their $25 liquidation...

    RSBR still has a few of their $25 liquidation hammocks for sale and they are posting a bit larger version sometime today. Might be worth a look.
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  17. Poll: :thumbup1: You might include a list of what...

    :thumbup1: You might include a list of what colors you current carry for those of us that haven't committed your current line-up to memory. And/or swatches for those of us that only really know what...
  18. Poll: It must be in digital camo. I can't see a poll...

    It must be in digital camo. I can't see a poll anywhere. :shades:
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    Thanks much! I was looking for that link but it...

    Thanks much! I was looking for that link but it looks like the original posts with it were deleted after cyber Monday(?) MIght have missed it but scrolled back into Oct and didn't see it.

    Much...
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    Where will the link be posted? Here or in FB...

    Where will the link be posted? Here or in FB again?
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    NOW you tell us...!!?? :laugh::laugh:

    NOW you tell us...!!?? :laugh::laugh:
  22. Thread: zing it

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    X2 - Well said!

    X2 - Well said!
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    Absolutely! I'm trying to avoid that and left...

    Absolutely!

    I'm trying to avoid that and left my RL's and tie-outs a little long knowing that I'm probably going to be chopping off the end bury's to reconfigure them. ;)

    That's cool. Look...
  24. Nowdays, the lazy slug tube is more of a DIY...

    Nowdays, the lazy slug tube is more of a DIY project I think since the owner of the company that used to do them (Wilderness Logic) passed away a bit over a year ago and the company is no more.
    ...
  25. Thread: zing it

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    I've thought about going that route too. The...

    I've thought about going that route too. The lines I've been using where just by happenstance. Bought 180' of lashit it to make up a CRL and split RL's for my new superfly a couple months ago....
  26. I should probably add that the "winter" is just...

    I should probably add that the "winter" is just that... a very wide all winter gear catch all with my bulkiest kit. Hammock w/integrated bug net, 20* UQ w/UQP, 20* TQ, snugpak Jungle blanket,...
  27. You bet! It's the only way to fly.... :thumbup: ...

    You bet! It's the only way to fly.... :thumbup:

    Simply Light Designs catch-all

    Mine is an 11' vented winter sized version. Going back in time, I probably would have gone for the 10' as they is...
  28. Thread: zing it

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    That could very well be true. Mine are 1.75mm...

    That could very well be true. Mine are 1.75mm lash-it and softer than a wet noodle. Trying... one handed... to flip a small loop, keep it open and flipped up far enough on a tarpworm so it doesn't...
  29. Not that it wasn't as obvious as the admins could...

    Not that it wasn't as obvious as the admins could make it, but it really depends on how a person uses the forum. I didn't see anything about it until yesterday when a recent post to the original...
  30. Thread: zing it

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    Kinda sorta. Looks to be much easier to tie it...

    Kinda sorta. Looks to be much easier to tie it off one handed with just a long stand wrap than making loops to slip over the ends. With cold fingers or gloves on... messing with itty bitty bling and...
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    Guy lines.... a week or so ago I pre-ordered a...

    Guy lines.... a week or so ago I pre-ordered a bunch of Loopaliens Micro Ti GLT's. He's got them in hook and no hook styles.

    Never much of a fan of loop aliens. Not that they didn't get the job...
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    Thanks. Is there an advantage to using shackles...

    Thanks. Is there an advantage to using shackles over just lark's heading the CL's together? Ease of detachment, maybe?
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    I prefer nama claws...

    I prefer nama claws to soft shackle prusik's. Not to mention cheaper to buy and better shipping rates.
  34. And donating members get a free month added on to...

    And donating members get a free month added on to their memberships? :lol::lol:
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    Except for the Onewind mentioned I don't have...

    Except for the Onewind mentioned I don't have much experience with any of the less expensive hammock/sets. My first was a Hennessy jungle explorer, so maybe I'm spoiled a bit in the comfort...
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    Might be doable. Corner to corner at ground level...

    Might be doable. Corner to corner at ground level is 13'. With the curved sides you'll loose space for a stand, but a very short hammock might still fit. The other option being to run it lengthwise...
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    Tensa4 continuous loop suspension - Cons?

    I've always received excellent advice from you learned folks... sometimes sending me in different directions than where I started... but by and large made for some highly successful mods dialing in...
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    Thanks for that! I'm probably just noob and a...

    Thanks for that! I'm probably just noob and a little daft, but I never picked up on passing the CRL through the tarp rings... and it's actually quite clever!!

    I'm a Nama Claw convert, but in the...
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    I think what he "meant" was no channel...

    I think what he "meant" was no channel suspension.. as in loops. They have end channels.
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    Yes. grosgrain loops and they do have end...

    Yes. grosgrain loops and they do have end channels but no loops on em.
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    He posted gear a little at a time. Hammocks, then...

    He posted gear a little at a time. Hammocks, then straps, then tarps. The 20 or so winter tarps sold out in under 10 min's, but the last time I looked he still had a few of the 12' hex tarps.
    ...
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    I honestly don't see how he could afford to. His...

    I honestly don't see how he could afford to. His every day prices are so low... PLUS free shipping on anything over 15 bones... I don't see how he's making much of a profit margin, as is. :shades:
  43. Thread: Dutch Hooks X2

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    Thanks, Brother!

    Thanks, Brother!
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    Cool! PM sent.

    Cool! PM sent.
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    Dutch Hooks X2

    Wanting 2 dutch hooks to finish up a project and wasn't looking forward to $5 postage just for 2 hooks.

    Have a couple spares you want to convert to your beer/coffee fund? :cool:
  46. Thread: Triangle Things

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    That's for ridgeline attachment.... no help as a...

    That's for ridgeline attachment.... no help as a triangle thingy replacement solution, but thanks for sharing.
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    A photo showing the location might help, but do...

    A photo showing the location might help, but do you mean the two tie out's for your asym's? The asym corners can be staked out on a shock cord to help get into a diagonal lay position easier....
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    Excellent idea! Expanding the tie-outs for the...

    Excellent idea! Expanding the tie-outs for the poles to support porch mode... having some adjustability would come in handy as well.

    Tensa4... exactly! I have tarp ext's, but ultimately want the...
  49. Thread: Triangle Things

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    I thought about that, but decided against. For...

    I thought about that, but decided against. For me, going with TT's is because my rig has a non-removeable bugnet over a SRL and don't want to add any "wear point" tension on my bugnet pinched between...
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    That was the plan.:shades: I've dumped a bit of...

    That was the plan.:shades: I've dumped a bit of change on my setup in a fairly short period of time and was hoping to avoid sending it in for a tarp mod. And really... temps and rain are falling and...
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