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    Been a while since I have posted, Been busy with...

    Been a while since I have posted, Been busy with Rodeo,, but still hanging strong!! :)
    Daughter and I are on the road about 2 weekends a month in rodeo season, she gets the bed over the gooseneck, I...
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    Hanging with the horses

    Daughter and I travel for Team Penning, she gets the goose neck bed, I get the Hammock, Doc gets the pasture,,,

    http://www.myhostedpics.com/images/Slackdaddy/img1088.jpg
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    It's a nimbers game for me,, how many tens of...

    It's a nimbers game for me,, how many tens of million hiking hours are put in by hikers in "bear states" in the US? how many fatal encounters each year? 1? .5? .25?

    Number wise, I have a better...
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    Funny thing is,, 10 Y.O. Son has slept in his own...

    Funny thing is,, 10 Y.O. Son has slept in his own hammock for the last 2 years on our trips,, mama convinced him that he "needed" to sleep with her.
    That was her 1st and last trip,,
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    sewn the perimiter on 2 climashield UQ's,, works...

    sewn the perimiter on 2 climashield UQ's,, works great

    Slack
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    Worked for mama and 10 Y.O. son, in a HH Safari....

    Worked for mama and 10 Y.O. son, in a HH Safari.
    He slept thru the night, she woke every time the racoons sent in a raiding party!
    She is 6' and 145#, he's a typ 10 Y.O.
    ...
  7. Thanks StormCrow, more info is better. I am not...

    Thanks StormCrow, more info is better.
    I am not doing production, just a lot of "1 of" DIY gear making.
    I enjoy the making process,, but it is no joy if my machne is a pain with 1.1 and 1.9...
  8. Thanks guys, Rev you saved me my "new Kayak"...

    Thanks guys,
    Rev you saved me my "new Kayak" money :)
    I will play with the foot pressure adjustment.
    The hair pins sold good,, I may still try double sided sewing tape, I'll repeort back.

    Slack
  9. I have had "limited" luck with My Necchi SN and...

    I have had "limited" luck with My Necchi SN and Dressmaker feeding 2 layers of nylon, never feeds both pieces evenly.
    I will go out on a limb and translate your response as "not worth the price and...
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    Thanks guys, I have a spray jug filled with...

    Thanks guys,
    I have a spray jug filled with farm grade permith cut to .5%.
    I was not sure it would "repell", I knew it would kill after a while, but thought maybe they would have enough time to...
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    Thread injector - binder attachment?

    Anyone use a "binder attachment" ? one that folds and feeds the grossgrain?
    Saw a vid of a nice one, but it screws to the table of the Sailrite, my Necchi does not have tapped holes in the table :(...
  12. Thread injector - dual feed or walking foot?

    When looking for a machine to make typ outdoor gear, would a walking foot or a dual feed be better??

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Mosquito protection from underside

    Hammock camping in MD May thru Oct, HH explorer UL and Safari, and UL backpacker.
    My UQs are ~ 3/4 "summer quilts, they run from my thighs to my neck.
    That leaves my head and feet vulnerable...
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    Thanks, got word from HH that it's a no go, in...

    Thanks,
    got word from HH that it's a no go, in fact they said DO NOT attach the hex fly to the hammock, but use seperate suspension.

    Slack
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    HH Safari and hex tarp in skins ?

    All my explorers have Snake Skins and I love them.
    I recently purchased the HH Safari with the HH hex tarp.
    this is one big hammok and tarp.
    will this combo fit in the large hh snake skins ??
    ...
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    don't get the whole "momentum" thing??

    Was set to make 2 UQ's, having already made 2 with 1.1 ripstop shells,, Jumped on the Momentum bandwagon, major mistake, that crap is like trying to sew thin *** kitchen trash bags.
    ended up...
  17. Thread: UQ material

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    UQ material

    ordered some material for an uUQ about a year ago:
    Momentum-T(black), Momentum-MR(green)

    which is the inner shell (agianst hammock) and which is the Outer shell?
    The black has a realy shiney...
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    Thinking about an overnight on horseback with my...

    Thinking about an overnight on horseback with my daughter (she's a hammocker).
    What area around the Sod's would be good for horseback?? (not to steep or rocky).
    I saw pics of what looks like open...
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    Is this Johns friend Dave? ran Smoke Hole Canyon...

    Is this Johns friend Dave? ran Smoke Hole Canyon with ya last year?

    Nick
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    Message sent on the Kodiak,, Thanks, Slack

    Message sent on the Kodiak,,
    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Singer T&S 603E or 626?

    One of each sitting at Goodwill,,

    Do they both have all metal gears ?

    does the 603E do a zig zag ??

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Grand Trunk UL replacement

    I carried a GT UL (with straps and dutch clips) in my day bag to any event I went to, (horse shows, family reunions, kids sports). it was a great way to chill out for an hour between games....
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    Heres how to solve all them problems with the...

    Heres how to solve all them problems with the wife encroaching on your time/space:
    Everytime she zero's in you,, act like your in the mood,, she'll bug out sure as hell :)
    Wife used to want to...
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    holy moly, I just hang the stinkin hammock. no...

    holy moly,
    I just hang the stinkin hammock. no secret pacing, or handshakes :)

    Slack
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    What ever happened to the climasheild combat...

    What ever happened to the climasheild combat (3.7) ?
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    I'll chime in, I have 4 HH explorers and...

    I'll chime in,
    I have 4 HH explorers and Exped's, never paid more than $80.00
    One of the Exped's I got for 50.00
    all very lightly used, just a thought.
    I fact I got a HH exped, jetboil, titanium...
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    UQ for HH Safri

    Getting ready to sew one up with clima sheild 2.5 (2 season quilt, down to 40)
    Clima comes in 60" wide, 60" long enough?, or order 72" (2 yards)

    Who sells clima sheild, the inner and outer shell...
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    Hmm, think she needs to "rotate her crops"

    Hmm, think she needs to "rotate her crops"
  29. Thanks for the reply's. I went with the Safari,...

    Thanks for the reply's.
    I went with the Safari, I did not like the high "walls" on the BB.
    glad to hear the Safari is roomier.
    I have 4 HH explorer/exped's and 1 cheap bug hammock, so enough for...
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    Hows the response time for ordering the SB? Was...

    Hows the response time for ordering the SB?
    Was looking at the dbl layer one, it was out of stock, called the phone #, no answer, mail box full,, moved on and ordered a HH Safari.

    Slack
  31. 2 in a Hammock - WBBB DL1.7 or HH Safari?

    Me 5'-10" 175#, the "She Unit" 6'-0" 135#
    Would a WBBB be big enough for 2 to strech out in ?
    Or should I go with the jumbo HH Safari?

    I like the fact that the WBBB is dbl layer, so I can slip a...
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    Thanks, AHE it is then,,

    Thanks,
    AHE it is then,,
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    source for 1" strap ?

    My 1st set of straps from strapworks (about 2 years ago) were great,
    I ordered 4 more sets last year (seat belt webbing), they def have a diff feel, and they STRETCH,,
    Whats a good KNOW source for...
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    Soo, been a while since I've been here,, I have...

    Soo,
    been a while since I've been here,,
    I have 5 sets of the old clips (ordered off HF),, is it a straight up exchange?

    Thanks,
    Slack
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    Temps got to mid to high 50's at night, I had the...

    Temps got to mid to high 50's at night, I had the UQ (3.7 climashield)
    and was in a $9.00 fleece sleeping bag, I got cold from the TOP side, but was warm on the bottom (back), 1st time that has ever...
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    Paw Paw to Little Orleans Float

    Strung2Tight and I floated from PAW Paw to Little Orleans (Thur-Sat)
    Picked up a shuttle at Bills bar in Little Orleans (thats another whole story).
    Got on the river at 2:00pm Thursday.
    about a...
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    Your hungry ???? After I just fed you smoked...

    Your hungry ????
    After I just fed you smoked deer sandwiches ???
    BTW nice top quilt, Amy sew that for you ?? :laugh:
    Now I'll be comfy in your hammock, if you'd just keep your elbow out of my back...
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    3.7 Climasheild, weight is NOT an issue. I am...

    3.7 Climasheild, weight is NOT an issue.
    I am concerned about:
    A) does it need to breath?
    B) does the outer shell have to be water repelent?

    I was thinking about using the green micro stuff...
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    ID ripstop for UQ

    I have various ripstop nylons that I want to use for UQ's, but do not know wich will work, and wich wont for an UQ.

    1st is a green "Micro Denier" "light weight woven" from "The Rain shed.
    (item...
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    Of course, but you have to loose that gut 1st...

    Of course, but you have to loose that gut 1st :boggle:
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    You guys are really making my head swell ! I...

    You guys are really making my head swell !

    I have 3 more to make for newer HH explorers.
    I will document with pictures, if not video.
    I may wear a light blue tux just for the heck of it:laugh:
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    Thanks for all the compliments, you make a girl...

    Thanks for all the compliments, you make a girl blush;)
    The dimensions ended up about 57" long x 38" wide (at the widest part)
    More important for the tight fit is how I got the shape:

    The...
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    BTW, Any problems hanging at Rocky Gap ? Thats...

    BTW,
    Any problems hanging at Rocky Gap ?
    Thats a state park?, a lot of the MD State parks have banned hanging.
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    I have to admit, them stitches are straighter...

    I have to admit, them stitches are straighter then mine !
    Did my niece sew that for you ?? :laugh:
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    Thanks guys, Rev, your video's were a major...

    Thanks guys,
    Rev, your video's were a major help, Thanks.
    Now 3 more to make.
    Slack
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    1st under quilt project

    1st attempt at sewing, ever.
    Functionaly it turned out great, fit and finish is "OK" for a 1st sewing project.
    1.1 ripstop, 3.7 Climasheild combat, perimeter sewn, 1.5" grossgrain tubes all...
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    Wallmart used to have the fleece sleeping bags...

    Wallmart used to have the fleece sleeping bags for 9.99, they no longer carry them.
    Perfect for 50-60deg nights
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    Lets cut to the important stuff, You scarred of...

    Lets cut to the important stuff, You scarred of the little lady ??

    Slack
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    Hangnout - Bingo those will work. I had not yet...

    Hangnout - Bingo those will work.
    I had not yet had the rain shed bookmarked, even though I just found them a few days ago.

    Slack
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    Yeah I was doing up a nice color matching UQ and...

    Yeah I was doing up a nice color matching UQ and wanted it all professional looking.
    I was hoping to find "true" shock cord hooks for 1/8" cord, guess they do not exist :(

    Slack
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