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  1. For some of you more hard core hangers...

    http://www.splinterworks.co.uk/limited_editions/vessel.php

    Its a bath tub made out carbon fiber a'la hammock style...
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    I tried sleeping outside last year. But there's...

    I tried sleeping outside last year. But there's a daycare operated out of a house behind us and its just too **** bright to get any actual sleep during the day (even if there wasn't an army of...
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    indoor hanging. pointers please.

    Ok. So been a while since I've come 'round these parts...

    Heres' the back story. I work third shift so I sleep during the day. Last May I wake up and my room was very warm. AC died. Well my father...
  4. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    Not unless you can promise sun overhead,...

    Not unless you can promise sun overhead, mosquitos and a balmy 98 degrees.

    :laugh:
  5. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    I'd love to attend. We could celebrate my...

    I'd love to attend. We could celebrate my birthday! (13th)

    But I have no transportation available and quite frankly i'm tired of the cold.

    I'll probably end up cooking me and the dog a couple...
  6. The holiday and then rain kept me from mailing :O...

    The holiday and then rain kept me from mailing :O (forgot monday was the 4th! LOL)

    tomorrow it goes out, I pwomise! :)
  7. I just pulled the disk out of my mail box and...

    I just pulled the disk out of my mail box and gave it a watch.

    It's all right. Not as information dense as I had hoped it would be.

    Tomorrow I'll be fowarding the disk on to bchboy1206.

    The...
  8. I gave my information to Dragon Rider. Once the...

    I gave my information to Dragon Rider. Once the disk arrives I'll be ripping the disk to drive to watch at a later date.

    I can't see that anyone else is in line after me, if that's the case I'll...
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    I'm going to have to bow out on this. I packed up...

    I'm going to have to bow out on this. I packed up my gear on the bike for those temps this week and managed to get everything stowed just fine. If this were five years ago I would have been in shape...
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    WalkingBear has been kind enough to offer me a...

    WalkingBear has been kind enough to offer me a rideshare (thanks man), but my modes of transportation are somewhat limited (walking and cycling)... So getting to his start spot to from mine would be...
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    Glad you've made such an improvement Mike. ...

    Glad you've made such an improvement Mike.

    I've got a friend who had back pain bad enough that they were considering putting him on a drip. But today he wakes up with a discomfort level of 1 out...
  12. if I recall this was about the time (or close to...

    if I recall this was about the time (or close to it) that they "sold out" last year.

    It wasn't until that early fall where you could place the order as a "backorder"


    Correct me if I'm...
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    Yeah, that actually is a good idea. I've invested...

    Yeah, that actually is a good idea. I've invested in some high quality lenses. Mainly doing shoots for friends and family weddings and stuff for cheap and I turn that payment around into another lens...
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    I will be taking my nice camera along next time....

    I will be taking my nice camera along next time. I'm currently designing a carrying system in my head for the body and lenses which will protect them. from blunt force trauma in the pack :D

    I'll...
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    Yeah that's another piece of gear I forgot. :p...

    Yeah that's another piece of gear I forgot. :p Rather I didn't have the batteries for. The only functioning camera I have is a Canon XTi, with a few $$$ lenses I'm not ready enough to put at risk...
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    Two nights out with my city slicker dog.

    My best friend is my 130 pound female Akita named Sasha.

    I sleep out in my hammock under the porch in my back yard quite often and when I do my dog loves it. She likes it the best when I lay...
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    On my last trip to Indian Caves SP here in...

    On my last trip to Indian Caves SP here in Nebraska I apparently didn't trek far enough away from the trail.

    After the fourth person finally left I decided I'd fall back to my standby......
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    I saw this coming at my local wal-mart I go to...

    I saw this coming at my local wal-mart I go to with dad. They've got an area they cleared out and there were big packages of fixtures sitting there. I think that it's happening pretty soon at that...
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    I'll see if I can field some of the points here...

    I'll see if I can field some of the points here before I head off to bed. :D

    He's using polypro tubes. They're essentially identical to the sandbags, just not cut into pieces with a sewn end. If I...
  20. dibs on 20' 1/8th inch silver :D Exactly how...

    dibs on 20' 1/8th inch silver :D
    Exactly how much I was gonna have to buy from redden! :p

    eh, and that red 1/8th too..
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    NOTE TO SELF: Pack a couple arrows on my next...

    NOTE TO SELF: Pack a couple arrows on my next camping trip...
    :lol:
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    Hammocks in house design.

    I've got a buddy I talk to on ocassion who lives down in new mexico. He's 18 years old and wants to move out. He decided he was going to build a house on his grandparents ranch since he's in the...
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    Knotty, I made a lightweight hammock for my...

    Knotty, I made a lightweight hammock for my boyfriend for when he was out running, used 1.1 oz and he probably weighed around 145 when he was soaking wet.

    After a couple running tours he pointed...
  24. Grizzly, Ask everyone you know in passing if they...

    Grizzly, Ask everyone you know in passing if they sew and have a sewing machine. You'd be surprised how many people do.

    In fact my store manage had said in passing she needed to take some new...
  25. Thread: Boat Hammock

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    YARRR!!! Shiver me....shiver me...hmm... OH ...

    YARRR!!! Shiver me....shiver me...hmm... OH

    ARRR! Shiver me suspension line!
    :lol:
  26. I was just wondering the same thing today! Took...

    I was just wondering the same thing today! Took it to the park to hang it where I had plenty of room and was trying to figure out the best method.
  27. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    Count me in if there's anyone else from the Omaha...

    Count me in if there's anyone else from the Omaha area going :laugh:

    <--- Car-less. :lol: that'd be one heckuva bike ride.
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    I can see it now. "whoa whoa WHOA, this is...

    I can see it now.


    "whoa whoa WHOA, this is NOT what I signed up for when I agreed to come to the first annual Grand Canyon Hang...."
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    I thought I'd throw this out here in this post....

    I thought I'd throw this out here in this post. My friend bought a hammock and was having a hard time getting the 30 degree suspension angles. Go buy one (or even two) of those cheap protractors at...
  30. Ordered on the 27th at around 9pm. Shipped the...

    Ordered on the 27th at around 9pm. Shipped the next day, and arrived at my front porch on the 31st. I'm on my on week at work so I didn't get a chance to play with it after i woke up at 8pm. But as...
  31. I'd like to have a gander at the video if someone...

    I'd like to have a gander at the video if someone would be so kind as to add me to the queue :D
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    The words you're looking for are... "what?...

    The words you're looking for are...

    "what? this old thing? I just dug it out of the garage, had it forever"

    But you also need to have a big cardboard box in the garage full of junk, and it...
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    I've turned quite a few people onto amsteel for...

    I've turned quite a few people onto amsteel for various reasons and they all love it. Especially how well it performs as a constrictor. And everyone I show whoopie slings to gets a kick out of them. ...
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    how about something sooner? I've got a major...

    how about something sooner? I've got a major itchin' to get some camping in this year.

    I get every other week off because of my work schedule so I'm planning on doing some rides down to Indian...
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    I presume you're driving based on your previous...

    I presume you're driving based on your previous comments? Mind if I hitch a ride?! :D
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    Count me in. I might be able to pull off a...

    Count me in. I might be able to pull off a weekend in october from work. September would be easier but either or.
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    This sounds like fun. Never done a group camping...

    This sounds like fun. Never done a group camping trip other than with the indian guides when I was a kid :D

    I'm interested in attending. Mark me as 'possible' :D
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    Skimmed the thread real quick, Not mine but I did...

    Skimmed the thread real quick, Not mine but I did however ride my bicycle through there and see that very same hammock!

    Wow, all these HF members in the same area but none of us knew it! LOL.
    ...
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    Are you handy with things? You can buy the...

    Are you handy with things?

    You can buy the materials en masse and make tons of them.

    Even if you aren't currently "handy" you can always learn. The great thing about making stuff yourself is...
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    OMFG I was on the beta testing for this and...

    OMFG I was on the beta testing for this and forgot all about it!!!!

    There was a neat documentary video about special needs teens using this. They showed the one kids house he designed what had a...
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    Not that it helps but I can certainly vouch for...

    Not that it helps but I can certainly vouch for Redden Marine. I had a piddly diddly lame order. called them up, can't remember who I talked to but gave them the order for 100' of some red 7/64th....
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    Sticky: thanks Angrysparrow and TeeDee. Believe me, I...

    thanks Angrysparrow and TeeDee. Believe me, I showed him how strong the buries were. put one around a tree limb, a steel bar through the bottom loop and me and my dad stood on either end of the bar....
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    Sticky: This seems as fitting as a place anywhere. A...

    This seems as fitting as a place anywhere.

    A guy I made a hammock for doesn't particularly care for the whoopie slings I provided, doesn't trust them (even though I weigh almost twice as much as...
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    Depending on how much you want you could head on...

    Depending on how much you want you could head on over to thomasnet. Most manufacturers of product where they keep on "on-hand" supply of will sell by the bulk quantity, in this case probably a...
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    Sticky: The question is are you a "knot snob" or are you...

    The question is are you a "knot snob" or are you just getting the job done?
    :scared:
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    Sticky: I mean as far as it sliding off the end of the...

    I mean as far as it sliding off the end of the loop. :(
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    How exciting!

    How exciting!
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    Sticky: I think that would be fine. Personally... I...

    I think that would be fine. Personally... I wouldn't trust my backside with it. (but I have a very large backside also)

    My concern I would have would be losing the soloman bar.
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    Sticky: Well it does sort of fit in... "Diamonds...

    Well it does sort of fit in...

    "Diamonds Dyneema, a girl's best friend."

    :boggle::boggle::boggle:
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    Sticky: The sign of a true gear junkie!

    The sign of a true gear junkie!
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