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    Welcome to the trees and ask away as there are...

    Welcome to the trees and ask away as there are many here to help you. hang low fall less...
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    You have a solid kit there and setup looks great....

    You have a solid kit there and setup looks great. enjoy floating in the clouds.
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    I have never been to Hawaii but from pics/ shows...

    I have never been to Hawaii but from pics/ shows Ive seen- you should be good using 4' huggers. I use a 3' +5' x 1" webbing huggers with UCR's and evo loops with no complaints.
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    Great solo trip Shug- thanks for sharing. Reminds...

    Great solo trip Shug- thanks for sharing. Reminds me of my youth, paddling around the Admirality group of islands on the St. Lawrence river.
    A little trick I learned was to tie a 6'-8' cotton rope...
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    Sorry to hear of your invasion (hope they catch...

    Sorry to hear of your invasion (hope they catch them) but congratulation on loosing the bed. Ditched mine over 7 yrs. ago and never looked back- I've been sleeping better and waking refreshed-...
  6. I'll bet the hiker was glad he wasn't wearing...

    I'll bet the hiker was glad he wasn't wearing those pants. This is the soundest sleeper i have ever heard of.
  7. Thread: Pole Mods

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    Karla "with a K", your video won't play- says...

    Karla "with a K", your video won't play- says that the utube acct. has been terminated. You might want to check it out
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    Sorry to hear about your downfall but glab your...

    Sorry to hear about your downfall but glab your pride is intact. You said you made new CL's- did you use the locked brummel or thru splice? Also after melting the Amsteel CL I would expect the becket...
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    Welcome- enjoy your DIY stand - sleeping in the...

    Welcome- enjoy your DIY stand - sleeping in the clouds
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    Sad to hear this- prayers go out to his family.

    Sad to hear this- prayers go out to his family.
  11. The first one I have heard of or seen. You might...

    The first one I have heard of or seen. You might be able to have Dutch make you up a "Print to fabric" double. cool...
  12. I thought I was the only one ?

    I thought I was the only one ?
  13. Thread: Tarp Level?

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    If the weather is nice I tend to haveit more...

    If the weather is nice I tend to haveit more level as I want it hi and open in PM but when the weather is iffy or ??? then I will set up with an angle/ head end lower, more following my SRL on the...
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    For foul weather I really enjoy my WB superfly...

    For foul weather I really enjoy my WB superfly when the winds howl and the rain is blowing sideways. You can't stand up under the tarp when in storm mode but it will keep me and my kit dry, I'm 5'...
  15. Good to know- thanks.

    Good to know- thanks.
  16. Would tenasious tape stick to silpoly/ silnylon?

    Would tenasious tape stick to silpoly/ silnylon?
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    Thanks for sharing your walkabout- nice looking...

    Thanks for sharing your walkabout- nice looking countryside. Good on you for not crossing that creek. Fifty odd years ago a friend of mine drown trying to cross a similar swollen 'creek'. I wasn't...
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    When your looking up check for any signs of...

    When your looking up check for any signs of mistletoe - a bushy looking waxy leafy fungus that grows on dead/ dying hardwood. We have a lot of it in the area right now. Some of these trees are 4'+ in...
  19. You might try hanging it up in front of a bright...

    You might try hanging it up in front of a bright light. Try vertically and horizontaly - if there is a damaged baffle you should see excessive down in one of the adjoining chambers. If all the...
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    This sounds like it will be very interesting....

    This sounds like it will be very interesting. Looking forward to your pcast.
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    Welcome from Oklahoma, My mothers' side of the...

    Welcome from Oklahoma, My mothers' side of the family is from Scotland- Sands. I'm hanging for the same reasons.
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    Would it be possible to set the clews up (read...

    Would it be possible to set the clews up (read adjustable) in such a way that the shoulder and foot corners of the clew will be longer than the off shoulder/ foot portions of the quilt? Then the...
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    This is a very good idea- if it can be done? I...

    This is a very good idea- if it can be done? I was just thinking the same thing- sitting here and looking at my nightly sleeper? Inquiring minds are curious?
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    Sorry to say, I know nothing about zippers but...

    Sorry to say, I know nothing about zippers but I'm sure there are folks here that do. Donna from 2QZQ has made many zipper mods for hammockers- She is now associated with dutchware - you might check...
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    This should work and it will definately increase...

    This should work and it will definately increase the floor area. One thing- don't forget to allow for your seam/ hem allowance, + 1/2" to maybe +1" on all three sides of each piece. Simple double...
  26. Thread: WB Wookie mod

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    That's a good looking mod on the wooki. How well...

    That's a good looking mod on the wooki. How well does it seal up to the RR with you in it? are you still happy with the fitup to the XLC, after the mod?
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    ^^^^^^^ excellent solution !

    ^^^^^^^ excellent solution !
  28. I do not think this is possible because an UQ is...

    I do not think this is possible because an UQ is cut/ made with a dual differential design that is suspended. You would probably have to add side channels for the suspension to run in. Also, I'm not...
  29. Nicely done- good eye for detail. I may do...

    Nicely done- good eye for detail. I may do something similar, as I sleep every nite hanging in the living room and need to remove the hammock daily. YKWTS- happy wife, happy life.
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    To answer your last question, first- Buy a enough...

    To answer your last question, first- Buy a enough bags of charcoal or mulch or whatever, to equal your weight @250*. this will let you watch the anchor points as you load the hammock, but my guess is...
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    Ok Heavyhiker, thanks for the info. that helps.

    Ok Heavyhiker, thanks for the info. that helps.
  32. Thread: My new down TQ!

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    Nicely done, you should be very proud. That sewn...

    Nicely done, you should be very proud. That sewn footbox has been one of the things holding me back also. Just can't see it.
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    Does the UP insulation pack down like a 20* down...

    Does the UP insulation pack down like a 20* down quilt or is it like an 20* APEX quilt- volume?
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    For those of you that have had a 'ZIPPO' lighter...

    For those of you that have had a 'ZIPPO' lighter you'll know to shake/ drain all the extra liquid fuel after fueling or they WILL leak. This can cause a chemical burn to the skin and will also melt/...
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    If you are serious about hanging in subzero...

    If you are serious about hanging in subzero temps, I would recommend trying it close to somewhere you can bail out/ in to if things don't work out so well ie; back yard, park, or close to a trailhead...
  36. FS: Do you think the delaminate layer is the...

    Do you think the delaminate layer is the waterproofing layer?
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    Do you have a local repair shop? Something...

    Do you have a local repair shop? Something knocking is not good and I would not use it until I figured out what the issue was. just a mechanics $0.02
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    arutha, you can probably find a snowmobile mask...

    arutha, you can probably find a snowmobile mask or skier mask. My daughter and her husband were on a cycle trip and ran into cold/ and stopped at a motorcycle dealer and got a couple nice insulated...
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    Nice PC and video Shug. Really surprised to hear...

    Nice PC and video Shug. Really surprised to hear that folks who know you won't let you have a "waterpistol". Impressive that the comforter arrangement kept the wind from robbing your warmth while...
  40. I would 'patch' it with the same material- I'm...

    I would 'patch' it with the same material- I'm not sure if gluing or hand stitching, or maybe both would be best? Round off the corners of the patch or use a round patch. Another option is tenacious...
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    Thank you, problem could have been at my end- who...

    Thank you, problem could have been at my end- who knows anymore.
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    What photographs? I see nothing- can you post a...

    What photographs? I see nothing- can you post a link?
  43. Thread: DIY Wooki

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    Your welcome GW :thumbup1:

    Your welcome GW :thumbup1:
  44. Thread: DIY Wooki

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    You can measure from the floor up to the properly...

    You can measure from the floor up to the properly suspended lofted quilt - then press the end of the tape measure up to the persons back (compressing the down/ insulation) and measure to the floor....
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    Great pics as usual- thank you for sharing the...

    Great pics as usual- thank you for sharing the season color's.
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    Just throwing this out there for you - we just...

    Just throwing this out there for you - we just lost an hour of daylite, so like tonite at @ 5:40 pm it was dark, but then the blue moon rose and you could read a newspaper.
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    The distant view of your hang in the fog is...

    The distant view of your hang in the fog is truely tranquill.
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    What size eye-bolt did you use? how much do you...

    What size eye-bolt did you use? how much do you weigh?
  49. I modified my bandit to have the cinch in the...

    I modified my bandit to have the cinch in the middle- not to hard. I kept getting tangled in the strings on the side/ under my back and they were uncomfortable to lay on.
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    Excellent job of getting into the air- It may...

    Excellent job of getting into the air- It may have cost a bit more than expected BUT the sleep/comfort factor is priceless and has to be worth it!
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