Search:

Type: Posts; User: Syrrka

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    325
    Views
    15,672

    Just found out about this wonder....no twoderful...

    Just found out about this wonder....no twoderful thing...A Shuggity Shug T-shirt and stickers????? Count me in. Just ordered the shirt and sent the PM. :)
  2. Replies
    1
    Views
    169

    I think my Profly needs a big sister

    I love my Profly, but at 10x6, it doesn't seem big enough for winter camping. So tell me about bigger tarps. Are they useful in the summer too? I like to pitch my Profly in Porch mode. I'm thinking a...
  3. I have been there, but didn't hang as hammocks...

    I have been there, but didn't hang as hammocks are prohibited in the campground. I decided to go to Pt. Reyes and hike in a mile to Sky Camp. Site #5 and 6 are treed and worked very well for me. I...
  4. Replies
    1
    Views
    132

    Will Grizz Beaks work with an ENO Pro-fly

    I am planning to go on a winter snowshoe hike. I have an ENO Profly and want to make a pair of Grizz-Beaks for it to help break the wind. Will they fit? I don't want to waste the Silnylon if it...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    156

    Welcome from Colorado Springs!

    Welcome from Colorado Springs!
  6. Thread: DIY Bugnet

    by Syrrka
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,066

    You can also do this with 84 x 59 sheer curtain...

    You can also do this with 84 x 59 sheer curtain panels from Walmart. Get two of them. About 10 bucks. yes you have to sew the long ends together, but you can do it by hand and it doesn't need to be...
  7. Replies
    73
    Views
    5,812

    Well, I sprung for the Argon 90...made the flaps....

    Well, I sprung for the Argon 90...made the flaps. (Cue Dutch Bling music) Hopefully will be able to test it soon on my back deck. I didn't put any sewn channels in the ends because I didn't want to...
  8. WITHDRAWN: I'll take # 26! Tyvek # 6 Trekking pole # 8...

    I'll take # 26! Tyvek
    # 6 Trekking pole
    # 8 hydration system

    Thanks!
  9. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,656

    what kind of fabric have you been experimenting...

    what kind of fabric have you been experimenting with? Fleece? Wool?
  10. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,213

    Thanks for the post! My son is wanting a hammock...

    Thanks for the post! My son is wanting a hammock and weighs about as much as you do. I was on the forum to ask which fabric was best and there was your post! Thanks! Do you use a UQ? My son won't...
  11. Looks very nice tho. I make my ridge line...

    Looks very nice tho. I make my ridge line organizers out of poly curtain sheers. Cheap, strong and light.
    Will singeing the edges work with your noseeum? Less hassle.
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    862

    Thanks for starting this thread. I just made a...

    Thanks for starting this thread. I just made a HyperD hammock and It is amazing stuff. Love the feel of the fabric. I only did a single row of stitches on the channel, so think I will go back and...
  13. Replies
    189
    Views
    13,884

    Yeah, that color is amazing. I got my HyperD from...

    Yeah, that color is amazing. I got my HyperD from Ripstop by the Roll. I got some purple Argon 90 from Dutch to make some Freezer Flaps. If Warbonnet made a purple BB, I would so buy it! My...
  14. Replies
    56
    Views
    3,342

    Love Patrick McManus!

    Love Patrick McManus!
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    184

    Bling! and great service.

    I ordered some bling from Dutch and it came today! 2 DutchClips, 2 Stingers with attached cord…I can splice am steel, but not Zing it - 4 quilt hooks, some Argon 90 for Freezer Flaps and 2 Dutch...
  16. Replies
    189
    Views
    13,884

    So after hiking in my Purple Rain Adventure...

    So after hiking in my Purple Rain Adventure Skirt, I discovered my thighs were rubbing together. ouch. Read this thread some more and went and bought some men's boxer briefs. Problem solved. Thanks....
  17. Replies
    56
    Views
    3,342

    I have always liked the floating sensation of...

    I have always liked the floating sensation of hammocks but didn't like the netting or the tipsiness of the spreader bar type. Had gotten away from back-packing because hubby doesn't like it. Fast...
  18. :lol: like underwear….. So after following the...

    :lol: like underwear…..

    So after following the advice here and washing the hammock, I can sleep in it again. Yay! The funny thing was that my hubby (who doesn't use hammocks) had suggested...
  19. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,749

    Which one did you get?

    Which one did you get?
  20. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,259

    Interesting. Thanks for enlightening me.

    Interesting. Thanks for enlightening me.
  21. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,259

    According to your site, the Dutch Clips are...

    According to your site, the Dutch Clips are required to be placed on the side of the tree and then the tree hugger straps are to be run through the clip. Do these Adutchable clips work the same way?...
  22. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,937

    Great post! Lots of good advice. I have a 20...

    Great post! Lots of good advice.
    I have a 20 degree UQ and the lowest I have gone with it was 31. I was toasty warm wearing just base layers. The following night was warmer! but I went to bed...
  23. Replies
    73
    Views
    5,812

    Yes, I would like to know this as well, as I have...

    Yes, I would like to know this as well, as I have some silnylon that needs to be made into something. I would think that the open ends of your design would help mitigate the condensation problem. I...
  24. Using Dutchware clips to attach UQ to hammock body

    I found this vid and was intrigued. Around 7 minutes in is where he shows how to set up your hammock and UQ. Has anyone else tried it and how well does it actually work?

    To my mind, it would seem...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    577

    Grand Trunk knot

    Disclaimer: I am not familiar with GT at all.

    My son has a GT (I think it is a UL...it is fairly small and blue) (he doesn't know, he just picked it up a couple of years ago) and hasn't changed...
  26. Replies
    8
    Views
    379

    ok, Hammock is put together. I did not hem the...

    ok, Hammock is put together. I did not hem the salvage/long edge and have already discovered a problem. The salvage edge isn't smooth, it has lots of threads sticking out of it from where they cut...
  27. Replies
    8
    Views
    379

    Thanks for the pics. I figured it would be a...

    Thanks for the pics. I figured it would be a small ball, that fabric is so light. I did the same thing you did...lol wadded it up and held it in one hand....hardly felt like anything at all. The...
  28. Replies
    8
    Views
    379

    Thanks. Yeah, I will hem the short edges, but...

    Thanks. Yeah, I will hem the short edges, but for the long side edges... why sew something if you don't need to.

    Another question: Has anyone ever used zip ties instead of cord for whipping?
  29. Replies
    8
    Views
    379

    Side hems and whipping on HyperD fabric

    Just got some HyperD fabric from Ripstop by the Roll to make a new hammock. I have always used the Tablecloth blanks which came pre-hemmed. The HyperD has edges that won't unravel so my question is,...
  30. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,598

    Again, I love this site. I did not know that AHE...

    Again, I love this site. I did not know that AHE sold down socks! Been looking for them for a while. They all had soles meant for walking. And eating chocolate before bed? What a wonderful idea....
  31. Thanks for all the advice guys. I did wash the...

    Thanks for all the advice guys. I did wash the hammock, but haven't tried sleeping in it again. I ended up making an 11 x 6 footer out of the same tablecloth fabric and am using that right now. I...
  32. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,572

    I'm 5 ft tall. I started out in an ENO...

    I'm 5 ft tall. I started out in an ENO singlenest...I felt it was too narrow, (It could have been that I was such a noob, I didn't know much beyond "lie diagonal") so I switched to an ENO double (yay...
  33. After a year, hammock not comfy anymore.....help

    Has anyone ever had this happen to them? I've been sleeping in a tablecloth hammock (10 footer) for about a year now. 2-4 nights a week. Indoors. This last week has been extremely uncomfortable and...
  34. Replies
    42
    Views
    2,704

    Poll: Side sleeper in a 9.5 ft tablecloth hammock. I...

    Side sleeper in a 9.5 ft tablecloth hammock. I can not sleep on my back. I've tried. I always wake myself up with the noise I make. Never tried a bridge or an asym, so don't know about those.
  35. Replies
    9
    Views
    452

    I'm glad everything worked out for you! I've...

    I'm glad everything worked out for you! I've noticed that hammocks are great convo starters too. Once, I was in a campground and had set up earlier and was sitting at the table and it was getting...
  36. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,598

    I ended up making a foot pad out of some old...

    I ended up making a foot pad out of some old Evosote (sp?) I used before I got the UQ. I will try that first. You guys have given me plenty of ideas. I'm sure something will work. :)
  37. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,598

    Thanks for all the ideas! You guys are great! :)

    Thanks for all the ideas! You guys are great!
    :)
  38. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,598

    Keeping feet warm???

    hi all,
    Don't know if this is the right place to post, please move if not. I have a 3/4 UGQ 20 degree Zeppelin UQ. I have a Big Agnes Fria 20 degree sleeping bag. I am 5 foot tall and thought the...
  39. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,045

    Triple yes on the purple and royal blue. What...

    Triple yes on the purple and royal blue. What about a Burgundy/Dark red?
    Will you let us know when we can start ordering?
    Thanks!
  40. Replies
    1,113
    Views
    223,354

    In Lost Creek Wilderness Area. 93845

    In Lost Creek Wilderness Area.
    93845
  41. Replies
    18
    Views
    758

    Was just on the upper end of the Goose Creek...

    Was just on the upper end of the Goose Creek Trail this week. We hung in an aspen grove in Refrigerator Gulch. The night-time temp was 37 degrees. It is a beautiful area. Have fun if you go there.
  42. The Color Hike in the Lost Creek Wilderness Area

    Just returned from a 4 day hike in the Colorado Mountains west of Colorado Springs. I had my DIY Tablecloth (purple) with a UGQ Zeppelin (orange) and my fellow hiker (Known here as...
  43. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,265

    So I took both the polycryo and the PEVA plastic...

    So I took both the polycryo and the PEVA plastic tarps out for a spin on the trail. They both worked well. I like the simplicity of the PEVA double diamond as there are only 4 tie outs and the...
  44. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,265

    The heat shrink tarp lasted through a couple of...

    The heat shrink tarp lasted through a couple of flash flood thunderstorms with lots of wind. I had it up for a week. When I have the time I want to make the shower curtain tarp in the double diamond...
  45. Replies
    189
    Views
    13,884

    Thanks. I don't do well in heat either, that is...

    Thanks. I don't do well in heat either, that is one reason I like Colorado so well. I think I'm going to try it out. Was looking at a sport kilt and then found an Etsy vendor that sells adventure...
  46. Replies
    7
    Views
    441

    You could try the Lost Creek Wilderness Area. ...

    You could try the Lost Creek Wilderness Area. Lower elevations, but amazing scenery. There is a 28 mile loop or you could do an out and back on the Goose Creek Trail. The loop has a steep part...
  47. Replies
    189
    Views
    13,884

    Do you have the standard sports kilt made from...

    Do you have the standard sports kilt made from the poly-blend fabric or do you have the micro-fiber hiking kilt? Do you have pockets on it?
  48. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,082

    Don't see why not. It seems pretty durable and...

    Don't see why not. It seems pretty durable and it definitely keeps the water at bay.
  49. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,082

    It hung in my backyard for a week. Most if the...

    It hung in my backyard for a week. Most if the time it rained and there were a few flash flood warnings and some wind as well. Colorado is never this wet, so it got a real test. I am happy to say...
  50. Replies
    189
    Views
    13,884

    I am 5 ft tall, and just bought an UGQ ¾ zeppelin...

    I am 5 ft tall, and just bought an UGQ ¾ zeppelin UQ. It works perfect! I have a small GoLite Jam 50 liter and a small size Big Agnes Fria. i am a happy camper. Not hard to find small stuff...
Results 1 to 50 of 233
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4