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    @jakev383 Here is a film of the November Texas...

    @jakev383

    Here is a film of the November Texas hang at Fairfield State Park


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WaGHUve79c
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    Yep, twist the straps to have 6-8 turns and then...

    Yep, twist the straps to have 6-8 turns and then slide some thick rubber bands on the straps (Red and Green of course) then use some 10-inch long yellow Zing-It and double each line, then larks-head...
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    Probably have to search YouTube for an Amok...

    Probably have to search YouTube for an Amok Ambassador to fill in the gaps of pros and cons. Look at Shug's videos.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/shugemery/search?query=Amok
  4. Looked at the link provided, and saw that on the...

    Looked at the link provided, and saw that on the generalized map that the loop is 148-miles. What are some of the Aluminum/Steel Adventure bikes that I might want to shop?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WaGHUve79c&t=718s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WaGHUve79c&t=718s

    A teaser.
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    186619 FJOL L/W Amok 3.0 Reg Exped TT...

    186619

    FJOL L/W
    Amok 3.0 Reg
    Exped TT Downmat 9 L/W (TT=Individual down - filled tubes)
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    Hey Peter, Nice change from a week or so ago...

    Hey Peter,

    Nice change from a week or so ago when the night-time temps were 88-deg F at 11:00 PM CST here in San Antonio.

    See if you can get free for the Nov 11-14 Fairfield Lake hang.

    I...
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    Welcome from Texas. ...

    Welcome from Texas.


    https://youtu.be/e0QwXhyPb3I"]https://youtu.be/e0QwXhyPb3I


    https://youtu.be/IXdmzhqM4bY


    https://youtu.be/7xbs7cAcF1w
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    Split ridgelines are so much easier with this...

    Split ridgelines are so much easier with this tarp. Connect one side to correct height, and then reel out the tarp and cinch up the other end. On the downwind side, stake out the four points, and...
  10. Heavy tarp... if you want it to last a few years...

    Heavy tarp... if you want it to last a few years before replacing. Use it for the permanent site. Use another for traveling.
    ...
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    I have this Xenon Tarp ...

    I have this Xenon Tarp

    https://youtu.be/Rk8JScu6ZNY

    Pros -
    1. lightweight
    2. easy to pitch
    3. spreader bars work well (qnty. of two)
    4. blends in with nature
    5. compact
  12. “Imagination is the only weapon in the war...

    “Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” — The Cheshire Cat

    ...and down the Rabbit Hole you go
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    Container ships and greenhouse gasses...made...

    Container ships and greenhouse gasses...made overseas for the USA!


    https://media.giphy.com/media/3o6fJ7uaPs0w3jLlXa/giphy.mp4
  14. Very elegant and haute couture. Another simple...

    Very elegant and haute couture.

    Another simple solution is marine grade adhesive heat shrink. Butane lighter flame applied to cut end, and slip the adhesive heat shrink to desired length. Heat...
  15. In the link within your original post you...

    In the link within your original post you summarize with a PRO/CON, and one of the cons state that :

    CONS
    MUST SLEEP DIAGONALLY

    Curious as to why is this not an ideal way to position oneself?...
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    Have Dutch from Dutchware rig up two 10-foot...

    Have Dutch from Dutchware rig up two 10-foot Yellow Zing-It lines spliced to Stingers. Bulletproof.


    https://youtu.be/uH7YNHqqB88
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    Jeff made 4-shackles in 1/8-inch Amsteel...

    Jeff made 4-shackles in 1/8-inch Amsteel Orange/Red/ and two Black. Beautiful!
  18. Thread: Camping

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    Yep... 185623

    Yep...
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  19. Thread: Camping

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    I have 40-feet of Dutchware 1-inch Spider Daisy...

    I have 40-feet of Dutchware 1-inch Spider Daisy Chain Webbing $1.50 per foot.

    With the Mantis hardware it is simple and quick to adj and hang.


    https://youtu.be/w6AHR7xyXOg
  20. Yep, as mentioned in the above posts, start with...

    Yep, as mentioned in the above posts, start with your tree straps as high as you can reach...on tip-toes.

    Pole mods to keep the tarp taut.

    Polyester silicon material, never silicon nylon for...
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    [QUOTE=Xenzua;2054046]What am I doing...

    [QUOTE=Xenzua;2054046]What am I doing wrong?[QUOTE]

    Nothing, perhaps.

    The degree ratings are made-up, they are not designed to guarantee warmth, as they cannot create warmth. They only preserve...
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    We used to rig our square canvas tarps under huge...

    We used to rig our square canvas tarps under huge Spruce trees like that, and sleep on a cowboy roll. Kept the weather out if the wind did not shift too much.

    Loose a lot of available space, and...
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    Never heard of short or split-break doors. Got an...

    Never heard of short or split-break doors. Got an image or link?
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    HTML Hell

    HTML Hell

    <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" id="vbulletin_html" lang="en"><head>

    From : https://html.spec.whatwg.org/#is-this-html5?

    HTML, its supporting DOM APIs, as well...
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    North Texas Fairfield Lake annual event, circa...

    North Texas Fairfield Lake annual event, circa 2019 11th Annual event.


    https://youtu.be/3WaGHUve79c

    circa 2018 10th Annual Event


    https://youtu.be/LfcheZBhd98
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    The example cited ignores the two conditions that...

    The example cited ignores the two conditions that matters, which is the humidity, specifically the relative humidity and the dewpoint.

    Relative humidity is the amount of water vapor that the air...
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    In any event, contact some locals to get...

    In any event, contact some locals to get feedback. You will have a great time.
  28. f you can't help me, for goodness sakes, don't...

    f you can't help me, for goodness sakes, don't help that bear!


    https://youtu.be/LHGelXssja4
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    For new hangers, it is probably best to keep it...

    For new hangers, it is probably best to keep it simple.

    As in 2-inch tree straps for the clinch.

    Strapworks have 2-inch polyester cam straps with loops at each end.

    You can order 2-feet up...
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    The finalized mock-up. 185179 The tarp...

    The finalized mock-up.

    185179

    The tarp ridge line is 14-foot. The base rectangle supporting the hammock stand measures 8-feet x 6.5-feet.

    Set-up consists of assembling two triangles on the...
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    You are counry-fried lke me. I Jerry-rigged the...

    You are counry-fried lke me. I Jerry-rigged the set up as is. now it is time to refine. I just need some one else's hands to complete the journey. I find the stand elegant, based on the original...
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    No answer from Ms. Akers, of...

    No answer from Ms. Akers, of https://www.autumnultralight.com with Private message and an inquiry on her website contact information.

    I need someone to splice Amsteel on to a 2-inch nickle plated...
  33. Oopps, near Maroon Bells. I've been to Maroon...

    Oopps, near Maroon Bells. I've been to Maroon Bells two times, and this is spectacular country.

    Take the virtual tour...

    https://youtu.be/n-U7SnalBQ4
  34. RR Undercover Poncho (4211): Evergreen 30d...

    RR Undercover Poncho (4211): Evergreen 30d silicone nylon: hoodless; to be used as RR underquilt protector

    RR Undercover Poncho (4212): Olive Brown 30d silicone nylon: hoodless; to be used as RR...
  35. Wouldn't change a thing; live and let live, well...

    Wouldn't change a thing; live and let live, well maybe adj. your aperture a tad.
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    https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?tit...

    https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=mtyxmdu4oqfyyq
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    Urushiol transfers from clothing to clothing....

    Urushiol transfers from clothing to clothing. Brush up against poison ivy with your pant legs, and climb into a hammock with those same pants, and you transfer the urushiol oil to the hammock. Now,...
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    Use the constrictor knot/clove hitch method with...

    Use the constrictor knot/clove hitch method with your strap.

    Cheesy music, but you get the point. Have fun getting it off the tree...


    https://youtu.be/mpm5gsxt0-8
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    https://youtu.be/DQ-f_OIFnrw

    https://youtu.be/DQ-f_OIFnrw
  40. Mazama Campground Crater Lake gets hundreds of...

    Mazama Campground

    Crater Lake gets hundreds of thousands visitors in a calendar year.
  41. Those aluminum hats really work!

    Those aluminum hats really work!
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    Yes, thank you for the link and clarification.

    Yes, thank you for the link and clarification.
  43. You and yours look....happy Well done.

    You and yours look....happy

    Well done.
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    Here is a lousy 5-minute video of the Military...

    Here is a lousy 5-minute video of the Military Surplus Aluminum Mast XX stand, which is a work in progress.

    Can anyone provide a link for Ann(e) Marie? who creates soft shackles and suspensions...
  45. If you are strictly car camping, then the...

    If you are strictly car camping, then the solitude is not so much, however Steamboat Springs in the North West corner of Colorado would be a prime location;

    The Uintas in Idaho as are...
  46. Solitude and Serenity Over a million acres of...

    Solitude and Serenity

    Over a million acres of wilderness. Bob Marshall Wilderness


    https://youtu.be/nkP_A44rw04
  47. You too, eh!

    You too, eh!
  48. Funny you should mention that, when I was...

    Funny you should mention that, when I was 17-years old, we were at the local burger joint where you roll your window down and they bring a tray out with all the goodies to hang on said window.
    ...
  49. A-to-Z Military Surplus Aluminum Mast Stand variations

    With two tripods and mast-section ridge line to hang from.

    Tripod Bridge with the Amok Draumr This is the base camp stay three weeks configuration. 4x4-meter tarp for coverage for all...
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    When the temp drops to about 64-degrees F most...

    When the temp drops to about 64-degrees F most mosquitoes and black flies settle to ground. Horesefly's...not so much.
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