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    I was thinking of something similar to this,...

    I was thinking of something similar to this, using regular newpaper elastic bands, but I was concerned about the fact that elastic bands do not last (especially in sunlight and freeze/thaw cycles.) ...
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    How do you stow your tarp lines??

    Hi All,
    I have recently gotten my hands on an OES Deluxe Tarp. I love it!! But I have a few questions/concerns....
    I'm using masons line for my tarp guylines. I have found that the lines tangle...
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    What the heck???

    :confused::confused::confused:What the heck is a whoopie sling? I have searched the forum, but have not come up with a picture or definition. Can someone direct me to a thread (or just tell me)...
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    Draft stoppers???

    GREAT JOB! I have momentum and down to make a "traditional" TQ, but now having seen this design I am going to give it a try. A few questions...

    How wide are each of the draft stopper wings?? ...
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    Jack R Better BMBH Coming Today...

    Hi everyone. I'm back. I haven't been on the boards for quite a while. A lot has happened in my life. My wife passed away, I moved to a new state and I got a new job. Lots to deal with.

    I...
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    treklight and ENO double dimensions

    I am considering purchasing (or making)an eno double or treklight. My questions are few. How wide are each of these hammocks? How wide are the sides?(the strips of different colored fabric)
    it...
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    I have moved...

    I am no longer in Missouri. I got a new job with a bank out in Utah. Not as many trees out here, but its still winter. There are plenty of trees in the Mountains.
    I think I need to have my...
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    I have really wanted to hike the Ozark Highland...

    I have really wanted to hike the Ozark Highland Trail. Unfortunately I will not be able to join you either. I don't have enough notice to tell me boss (let alone the fact that I may not have...
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    Does APS sell by the foot or the yard? It...

    Does APS sell by the foot or the yard? It doesn't say when ordering.
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    What line to use for hammock?

    Boy, I just realized that it has been a while since I posted. How is everyone? I am doing ok. Not getting as much hanging done as I would like.:eek:

    I currently have about 30 feet of 1...
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    LOL.... Whip it.....Whip it good. ...

    LOL....


    Whip it.....Whip it good.

    Seriously....Just Jeff has the best instructions I have found.
    The URL was already posted. Have fun. It is addictive.
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    As a pad, I believe they would suffer from the...

    As a pad, I believe they would suffer from the same weaknesses a sleeping bag does. Laying on it would compress the loft (what little there is in one of those) and make it ineffective at combating...
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    Can someone please explain what is meant by...

    Can someone please explain what is meant by "winter setup". I have a Cat Cut tarp with 6 tie outs. (4 to the ground and one to each tree)
    What is done differently to make the winter pitch??
    I am...
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    Welcome to the site. Where in AR do you live? I...

    Welcome to the site.
    Where in AR do you live?
    I live in SW MO. Maybe we could me and I could show you some of my different setups.
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    Poll: I just got off the phone with Magna. He said...

    I just got off the phone with Magna.
    He said that he should have some 1.9 nylon in next week.
    He was in a rush to get me off the phone, even though I explained that we had a large order that we...
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    Nice work NCPatrick. I like the Black Bluster...

    Nice work NCPatrick.
    I like the Black Bluster Buster or the the "Rain Cloud" (get it... Big, black and soft. :))
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    Ohhhh...Interesting. Do you have pictures or a...

    Ohhhh...Interesting. Do you have pictures or a diagram? I want to try this, but I am just not getting it. (It's not you, it's me.) :)
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    Got mine too, but had to run to a family...

    Got mine too, but had to run to a family emergency. I will stick them on my homemade cat tarp and test them out. Great stuff.
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    Cinche buckle buy

    I am looking on the OnRope1 website and they have the coveted cinch buckles. The problem is this..I only need 2. That brings my total to only $4. They have a $10 minimum order.
    Anyone want to go...
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    Devils Den is a hangers paradise. Tons of tree...

    Devils Den is a hangers paradise. Tons of tree and BEAUTIFUL. We need to do something before April-May.

    But sounds good. I have never been to Neosho location you mention. Interesting.
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    We have a few other hangers around there area (at...

    We have a few other hangers around there area (at least according to the Google map) I wonder if The Frisco Trail (near the river) would allow for camping.
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    Welcome to the forums. Another great option is...

    Welcome to the forums. Another great option is to build your own hammock. I it my preferred way of hanging.
    Here are some great instructions...
    http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeHammock.html
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    Poll: Welcome to HF.net. Be prepared for serious...

    Welcome to HF.net. Be prepared for serious addiction
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    Poll: I am with Grizz and HC4U. I would like to see...

    I am with Grizz and HC4U. I would like to see some samples and colors, but I am very interested. Keep us posted.

    **Subscribed to this thread**
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    When is the next hang?

    I know there is a campout/hang planned for Jan. 25 thru 27. Unfortunately I will not be able to make that one. When is the next trip so I can start making plans now.
    BTW.... I am kicking myself in...
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    Poll: How much $/yd? I would be interested in buying...

    How much $/yd?
    I would be interested in buying some, but need to know costs.
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    Welcome to HF. I have said it before I am will...

    Welcome to HF. I have said it before I am will say it again...
    Hammock Forums is like friends talking with friends vs. other boards where is seems that everyone is trying to out do (and out talk)...
  28. Email sent for PayPal payment. HC4U, Thanks...

    Email sent for PayPal payment.

    HC4U,
    Thanks for putting together a great group buy.
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    I have found TONS of bug netting, but never any...

    I have found TONS of bug netting, but never any sil. Every once in a while I find coated nylon. I have never found DWR ripstop at WW.
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    I just called Magna to ask about a small-ish...

    I just called Magna to ask about a small-ish order. They said that the reason a large order would be needed is because they don't actually have the ripstop in stock. The purchase it from elsewhere....
  31. I will break out the old sealy posturepedic...

    I will break out the old sealy posturepedic mattress to test these out.
    New thread will follow.
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    Welcome Sandra. Cerberus...I think you are...

    Welcome Sandra. Cerberus...I think you are right. Talk about "moving to fast":D
  33. I will take 10. And thanks for the group buy!

    I will take 10. And thanks for the group buy!
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    Ed discusses all hammocks with their pros and...

    Ed discusses all hammocks with their pros and cons.
    He does not necessarily "steer" you one way or the other, but in the book it show you how to create a hammock like those he sells. They are VERY...
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    Climbing Harness Buckles

    I just order 2 of these...

    http://tinyurl.com/223j4f

    They are designed for climbing harnesses. I will put my webbing through it like I would a belt, but then double it back (like you if you...
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    I think that would be a cool job... Get paid to...

    I think that would be a cool job... Get paid to hike in and setup some equipment, then hike out. Interesting stuff. Thanks for sharing.
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    I read that whole post but all I could see...

    I read that whole post but all I could see was.... "Best mom EVER!!!" written all over the place. :cool:
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    I am NOT getting any DIY or Hammock related stuff...

    I am NOT getting any DIY or Hammock related stuff for Christmas. I have already spent WAAAY past my quota to create my Cat Tarp, CatSkin, HammockSock (still in production :)) and other sundry DIY...
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    Mule, Looks great. What are the dimensions of...

    Mule,
    Looks great.
    What are the dimensions of it? I want to make a hammock sock, but I don't want it to be too small (compress the loft) and I don't want it too small either (too much space to try...
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    Unfortunately it is still necessary to hem or...

    Unfortunately it is still necessary to hem or bias the edges. The fusing is simply to keep the edges from fraying whilst working with the fabric. It it is sil that you are working with (which does...
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    Whoops...I meant Ewker :D

    Whoops...I meant Ewker :D
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    Super Easy Cat Cuts

    I have been building my cat tarp and started a bridge hammock (in other words I have been busy making cat cuts)
    I have found a very easy and efficient way to cut great looking catenary curves.......
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    My worst night in a hammock was not long ago. ...

    My worst night in a hammock was not long ago. The end of November I went camping with my Boy Scout troop. I knew it was going to get down into the 40's. I brought a big rectangular bag (car...
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    Ohhhh...Do tell. That sounds like a good one....

    Ohhhh...Do tell. That sounds like a good one.
    FD's-- I am happy to hear that the hammock is working so well for you. I hope that you all get feeling better soon.
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    At this point I VERY interested in losing weight...

    At this point I VERY interested in losing weight :p ....Even at the expense of being warmer while hammocking/camping. Iafte, how did you do it? You can PM me if you don't want to tell everyone in...
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    Poll: I always carried at least a net hammock while...

    I always carried at least a net hammock while backpacking as a boy scout.
    On warm nights I would just sleep in it, instead of my tent.
    I did not really realize that following and the options that...
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    My sentiments exactly. TeeDee, welcome back. ...

    My sentiments exactly.
    TeeDee, welcome back. Glad to hear from you.

    I hope the mods put up your articles in time for Christmas. I might ask for a few hours to myself to read the articles for...
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    Dutch, Two words... TOTALLY AWESOME!! Seeing...

    Dutch,
    Two words...
    TOTALLY AWESOME!!

    Seeing these photos makes me want to go back to the sewing machine and star working on my next gearskin/bridge hammock.

    BTW. Thanks for the hornorable...
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    My thoughts exactly. Otherwise it is an...

    My thoughts exactly. Otherwise it is an interesting idea. Its like Just Jeffs Warm Hammock and PeaPod combined. Kinda heavy too at 4.6 pounds.
  50. Thread: Gearskin?

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    As far as dimension for building your own...

    As far as dimension for building your own gearskin... When I built my gear skin I made it 12" wide, 6" deep and 60" long. To see photos check out my gallery.
    Sgt Rock has a GREAT review of the...
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