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    That's you with the hat Tim, the man in charge.

    That's you with the hat Tim, the man in charge.
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    Ok played around some more. Not sure about the...

    Ok played around some more. Not sure about the knives. And you shouldn't stick your knife in the dirt anyway.

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    Or ...

    Or

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    And we could fit some knives in there too.
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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/24/b49d0fcbf8...

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/24/b49d0fcbf8cb4d0740f7bbd0c24cd0cc.jpg
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    Well, we do love our fires at NEHHA. Should have...

    Well, we do love our fires at NEHHA. Should have some flames. Maybe an outline of a big group photo. I'm thinking no real detail, just an outline, and maybe a fire in front of that. And I'll state...
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    Looked like a lot of fun, and work. I'm going on...

    Looked like a lot of fun, and work. I'm going on a solo AT trip next week that will take me into VT to Seth Warner shelter for a night, so I'll see a few miles of the LT. I hope I meet some cool...
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    Whoa. Thanks. You folks know your stuff. I'm...

    Whoa. Thanks. You folks know your stuff. I'm quite certain 1 is a ruffler. Only seeing it from one angle probably makes it hard to identify. It has a lot of parts. I wonder if it would be worth...
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    Good looking zigzag machine surveywaters. I love...

    Good looking zigzag machine surveywaters. I love smooth machines.

    This is for the experts: you guys gave me a lot of info about a Singer rebuild from the 50s I happened upon. I'm wondering if...
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    I usually post on this thread when we're going...

    I usually post on this thread when we're going out in western mass, so keep an eye out. If you come to a NEHHA hang you'll meet a lot of the locals. There are quite a few active members in the...
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    Thought I'd throw it out there in case any locals...

    Thought I'd throw it out there in case any locals want to go on a last minute hang Friday June 19th. Brian (Cosmic Camper, who hasn't been on the forums for a while) and I will be hitting one of our...
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    Looks great. Sounds like you caught the DIY bug.

    Looks great. Sounds like you caught the DIY bug.
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    Listen to the experts. I recently had a kind of...

    Listen to the experts. I recently had a kind of similar problem sewing a couple layers of grosgrain and some thick nylon together with upholstery thread. Tightening the top thread tension helped a...
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    Is there a screw on the bobbin case? With a +...

    Is there a screw on the bobbin case? With a + sign next to it possibly? Or next to the bobbin case actually.
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    Im not as much of an expert as a lot of people...

    Im not as much of an expert as a lot of people here but I I think if that was on the bottom, you need to adjust the thread tension of the bobbin thread. There's an adjustment for the needle thread...
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    And thanks for those links xxl. Looks closest to...

    And thanks for those links xxl. Looks closest to the singer to me.
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    Here are a few more pics. You guys are full of...

    Here are a few more pics. You guys are full of knowledge.

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    Wow, juki, thats awesome. My friend who works on...

    Wow, juki, thats awesome. My friend who works on sewing machines said it looks like its barely been used. I will take some more pic soon. The woman who gave it to me gave me a bunch of accessories...
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    Great video. I've been following your progress. I...

    Great video. I've been following your progress. I like the "please don't take my food" letter. And the $20 was a good idea too. Whatever happened to that 5 gallon bucket? And that cairn city was cool...
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    Interesting read. Don't see any...

    Interesting read.


    Don't see any "International" brand machines there. I really haven't done much research on it yet. Thanks for the info.
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    15-90. Ok. Thank you for all the info. I will...

    15-90. Ok. Thank you for all the info. I will have to find a manual, being so unfamiliar with this kind of machine.
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    I will. I'm gonna have to study up on how to use...

    I will. I'm gonna have to study up on how to use it. I have a Viking 150E that I'm in love with, but I guess it's good to have a backup, or even a machine to beat on if I want to test the limits....
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    Thanks for telling me. I know nothing about...

    Thanks for telling me. I know nothing about vintage machines and I like the machine I use now, so I'll probably pass it on to someone else, especially since yo told me that and because it's so...
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    I got so lucky today. Someone I work with gave me...

    I got so lucky today. Someone I work with gave me this old industrial machine. I know nothing about it yet but it does work. Just tried manually cranking it. Now it's going to sit in my hot truck for...
  24. It's a nice camp site for children. They have a...

    It's a nice camp site for children. They have a pool and a place to eat so you wouldn't have to pack a bunch of food.
  25. You could try the Walmart curtain section for...

    You could try the Walmart curtain section for materials too. I got a huge piece of, well don't know exactly what it was, but it is supposably cat proof, and looks like bug netting. I never made the...
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    Try it out for a while in your yard. Even trying...

    Try it out for a while in your yard. Even trying to take a short nap will probably give you some idea if it will work for you. I'm making an extra wide two person hammock now. I've been comfortable...
  27. That is one of my favorite Dar Williams songs.

    That is one of my favorite Dar Williams songs.
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    That is hilarious. I've actually done that in a...

    That is hilarious. I've actually done that in a gathered end, not that fast though.
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    The Argon sil is 1.09 oz per square yard. It's...

    The Argon sil is 1.09 oz per square yard. It's Argon 90, which weighs 0.9 oz/sqyd, before sil, and 1.09 after. I'm pretty sure...
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    Those look great! And they're light. There's...

    Those look great! And they're light. There's definitely a learning curve when it comes to sewing Argon 67. I use tiny squares of newspaper when doing the ends and after that I pull the fabric tight...
  31. That was an awesome hang last year. I'm going to...

    That was an awesome hang last year. I'm going to try and make it. The lobster was soooo good and the little snack place was nice too. Pizza, fries, burgers, etc. and they serve breakfast!
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    For the rolled hem on the edges I don't clip...

    For the rolled hem on the edges I don't clip anything, just another step and that stuff is so slippery that I find I have to readjust with my hands anyway. For doing the flat felled seam for the...
  33. Sounds like it was a great trip. I'll try and...

    Sounds like it was a great trip. I'll try and make if you do it again. How did the eno couple do in the cold? I remember the eno days with no UQ....never going back to that.
  34. Maybe you could still whip the ends, a little...

    Maybe you could still whip the ends, a little below where the fabric is stressed. I think nylon is stronger lb for lb than polyester. Dutch sells a 1.0 nylon for light weight hammocks. The chubby...
  35. Wow, I never thought I would win that. Thank you...

    Wow, I never thought I would win that. Thank you Dutch! I'll post how the finished two person Argon 1.6 hammock turns out. I think I'm going to shoot for a 12' by 7'.
  36. I'm camping in the rain tomorrow night. I'll try...

    I'm camping in the rain tomorrow night. I'll try my asym. Haven't had it in the rain yet.
  37. Alright, I'm gonna throw my name in the hat this...

    Alright, I'm gonna throw my name in the hat this time. I know it's accepted by most that you can't sleep two people in a gathered end, but I've done it (never for an entire night but for a decent...
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    Welcome from western mass. Look for all things...

    Welcome from western mass. Look for all things NEHHA. Don't know where you are in MA but a couple of us are hanging this Friday in South Hadley. Pm if you're interested.
  39. Lol. So you Woke this old thread up huh Jeremy....

    Lol. So you Woke this old thread up huh Jeremy. Well, it's a sad but funny story. I was camping last summer with a friend and we were sharing a tree so our hammocks were pretty close together. We had...
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    I had 10 kindergarteners in my eno double nest...

    I had 10 kindergarteners in my eno double nest once. I have a picture but can't post their pictures online.

    Also there's a book or journal that goes to all the official NEHHA hangs that people...
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    Beautiful video Tom. Look forward to seeing more,...

    Beautiful video Tom. Look forward to seeing more, especially since I'm close to your neck of the woods.
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    I don't know the circumstances, but gmcttr is a...

    I don't know the circumstances, but gmcttr is a well respected mod who puts a lot of time into keeping HF a clean, respectful and helpful place for folks looking for information, I'm sure he'd be...
  43. Interested to hear how it goes. And yeah, pics....

    Interested to hear how it goes. And yeah, pics. You know the saying.
  44. Not sure what the dimensions are on the Diamond,...

    Not sure what the dimensions are on the Diamond, but I made an asym tarp a while back. I think it's about a 5x10 rectangle, which gives me around a 12 ft ridgeline. Saw one WV made a long time ago...
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    Thanks Josh. It's hard for me to do an entire...

    Thanks Josh. It's hard for me to do an entire weekend since I work early on Sunday. We didn't end up going out to Lithia Springs yesterday but are going to try for next Friday.
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    Welcome from western Mass. Try to get to a NEHHA...

    Welcome from western Mass. Try to get to a NEHHA hang. There are a lot of bikepackers here.
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    Cool. Hopefully we can get a few more. We'll have...

    Cool. Hopefully we can get a few more. We'll have to coordinate parking.
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    I have some. They are so pretty and smooth. This...

    I have some. They are so pretty and smooth. This is one of my favorite Dutch parts because they are so versatile. You can substitute them for most Ti specialized parts. I have a new set and two old...
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    Brian and I are going to try and hit Lithia...

    Brian and I are going to try and hit Lithia Springs on Friday April 3rd. Friday nights are really the only night I can do right now without interfering with work. I haven't checked in with Gil yet.
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    I was thinking Lithia Springs, Brian will do...

    I was thinking Lithia Springs, Brian will do anything, and haven't checked in with Gil about locations. I wanted to stay in or around the valley. Hit Lithia before the skeeters hit!
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