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    Great price

    Great price on the jackets, mine were 14. Good luck! You will love it when its done. I have mine down to 14 Degreess with a 32 D bag. A little cool but bearable. :-)
  2. I have had my M-1949 sleeping bag for about 30...

    I have had my M-1949 sleeping bag for about 30 years and no telling how old it was when I ot it for $10 as surplus. It has been a great bag over the years but at 8.5 lbs I can no longer carry it...
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    I need something a LITTLE bigger...

    We have been trying to come up with something for my big baby Cletus. He is a 9 month old 130lb Daniff (Great Dane/English Mastiff). In the warmer trips he has a nylon/fleece blanket that he sleeps...
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    I first ripped out all the baffles by pulling on...

    I first ripped out all the baffles by pulling on both sides of the bag until I heard it ripping and then just worked my way up until I was confident that I had ripped it loose. Then did the dame for...
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    Awesome UQ Snarky! love the sleeve idea. sewing...

    Awesome UQ Snarky! love the sleeve idea. sewing all the small triangles was a pain. I have just started on my third one and I think I will do the same on mine. My fill level was pretty even...
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    rebuilding my M-1949

    I can't believe I found this thread! I have had my M-1949 since I was 12. I bought it at scout camp from surplus. Bought it for $10 with the cover. I have slept probably at least 100 nights in this...
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    Count me in as well please!!! :-)

    Count me in as well please!!! :-)
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    So how did it go Zoop? HB

    So how did it go Zoop?

    HB
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    Hbh

    Hey guys, several asked about the tarp that I was making. I know it's not a JCP underquilt but several on this thread have asked me about it so I thought I would post a few pics.

    It is 10' wide,...
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    If you guys are looking for an DIY underquilt and...

    If you guys are looking for an DIY underquilt and want an easy and cheap project, here is a gread thread. It uses 2 $14 (on end of season sale) JC Penny puffer jackets. you can make it a quick and...
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    I used paracord through the channel with shock...

    I used paracord through the channel with shock cord to connect the ends.
    I did lay at a little less of an angle than I normally do, but still wasn't bad. With the ribbon channel I was able to slide...
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    BRRRR!!!!!!! Good luck! HB

    BRRRR!!!!!!! Good luck!

    HB
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    CONGRATS!!! I just got a set of Atlas straps for...

    CONGRATS!!! I just got a set of Atlas straps for my birthday and love them. The regular straps had the loops too far aboart so I never had any interest. Once I discovered the Atlas straps I was...
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    I bought the ATC combo for my wife this Christmas...

    I bought the ATC combo for my wife this Christmas and she loves it! I am an Eagle Scout and have been hanging since I was 12. Luckily we had a great ScoutMaster that encouraged hammocking. I bought...
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    HAHAHAHA!!!!! That is awesome! You guys will...

    HAHAHAHA!!!!! That is awesome! You guys will definetly know who it is if you walk up on me in camp! Make sure you come over and say hi, all visitors welcome!

    Starting on the solid green one next...
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    Thanks man, I owe it all to you... well, and...

    Thanks man, I owe it all to you... well, and "MtneerInTN". He is the coworker that pointed me to your thread! I do love the alternating colors! My wifes is solid Orange with green ribbon. Can't...
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    I was using a military 32 deg sleeping bag just...

    I was using a military 32 deg sleeping bag just laid on top of me. working on tearing apart my 30 year old down military mummy bag to make into an UQ. I bought it surplus when I was 12 for $10 at a...
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    No problem at all. I love hanging and DIY...

    No problem at all. I love hanging and DIY projects so it was a win win. Just glad to have found this forum, A couple of buddies kept telling me to check it out but of course I didn't listen for a...
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    It was an interesting night! :-) The down and...

    It was an interesting night! :-) The down and dirty, a great 40 deg UQ. At 40 during the late afternoon with very light wind I felt quite comfy. As it started dropping I started feeling a little CBS...
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    I put a pic up that has my DN, tarp, water...

    I put a pic up that has my DN, tarp, water bottle, quilt and sleeping bag for comparison. Hope that helps.
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    I don't mind at all guys. :) Finished up the...

    I don't mind at all guys. :)

    Finished up the quilt last night and suspension this morning. I laid in it for a while at 40 Deg (very light wind) and it was about its max for "comfotable" but as it...
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    Ran out of Ribbon!!! There was a miscomunication...

    Ran out of Ribbon!!! There was a miscomunication on ribbon needed so I have to get some more to finish up today. I have it all together except for 1 side and 1 top. Josie (the little dog) is...
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    I love that they come with the stuff sacks!:)

    I love that they come with the stuff sacks!:)
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    I will make a channel to go the length with 1...

    I will make a channel to go the length with 1 1/2" gross grain ribbon. and debating now, barring testing, to run parracord with shock cord loops on the ends or shock cord the entire length. The head...
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    Thanks :) The only issue that I had removing the...

    Thanks :) The only issue that I had removing the elastic was that the thread was "buried" within it and since it was so soft that my seam ripper kept picking the elastic as I was trying to pop the...
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    Here is the progress as of last night (1AM). I...

    Here is the progress as of last night (1AM). I measured all the pannels and then cut them out so that I could move it around to check out different desins and I believe that I narrowed down to the...
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    Getting a little closer. We have the 8 sleeves...

    Getting a little closer. We have the 8 sleeves gone for the 2 quilts. I removed part of the zipper but left as much as I could so that I wil have a good service to sew the gross grain ribbon to for...
  28. I read that, but didn't think about calling. it's...

    I read that, but didn't think about calling. it's worth a shot. my only problem will be 6 people without a place to say if an issue arrises! LOL! At least we will have our gear, all we need is a few...
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    It looks like I have been pulled straight into the Deerfu Penny Puffer craze!

    First off, thanks Deerfu for bringing this to our attention and sharing your project! Our JCP only had 3 so it was off to Murfreesboro where they had a ton of them. Needless to say, 17 jackets later,...
  30. Looks like the perfect spot, so much so that all...

    Looks like the perfect spot, so much so that all the sites are already taken for the week we are looking for. The search coninues, thanks for the heads up, we might hit here in the fall, better...
  31. Great thanks! I'll check it out! The pic looks...

    Great thanks! I'll check it out! The pic looks perfect!
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    Watch for ice pellets!

    Hey guys, Wish we could go but have other plans for this weekend. We are expecting 50% chance of ice pellets tonight and 70%for tomorrow. So be carefull on the way in. We went to Dinky line camp...
  33. FLALMI>GULF>3/25-29>Hangin in the gulf?

    Need some info hangers, on hanging in the Gulf. We are wanting to take a trip to the gulf coast this spring break , the last week of March, to hammock camp. We are looking for someplace between Tampa...
  34. My wife and I use fleece sleeping bag liners that...

    My wife and I use fleece sleeping bag liners that we got for $10 on sale (sorry, don't remember where since it's been several years since we purchased them. It keeps us plenty warm in the warmer...
  35. LOL! He is 6 months old and weighs over 100 lbs...

    LOL! He is 6 months old and weighs over 100 lbs already. We are expecting him to top out at around 200. Now the little one, Josie (20lbs) she just sleeps in my lap :)
  36. I have a Daniff (mastiff/Great Dane mix) and he...

    I have a Daniff (mastiff/Great Dane mix) and he sleeps beside my hammock on a ground cloth that has waterproof nylon on one side and soft fabric (unsure of material) on the other. the soft material...
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