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    From my understanding if you can avoid the huts...

    From my understanding if you can avoid the huts you are good. Remember the saying "Hike high, camp(hang) low." It's used for acclimatisation to altitude but works for most situations. It gets you...
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    Yes, many people have. You can do a simple ...

    Yes, many people have. You can do a simple Google search and get a few journals and youtube channels about this, Jim Brewer (Biophthera) is a good one. There was even a national news story ...
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    Boulder v7, I would be able to justify a UQP at...

    Boulder v7, I would be able to justify a UQP at that point if the winds are high enough. I pitch low and try to be on the leeward side.
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    .9 or .6 outer shell for UQ

    Does an Under Quilt justify the need for .9+ for the outer layer. I understand the need for a stronger top/outer layer on a Top Quilt for durability as it gets things thrown on it, abrasion from use,...
  5. I'm definitely interested missed last year (or...

    I'm definitely interested missed last year (or so) want to get back.
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    Thirstybear do you have suggestions for main part...

    Thirstybear do you have suggestions for main part of WNF?
  7. Isn't the rule "Hike-High, Hang(camp)-Low"? As in...

    Isn't the rule "Hike-High, Hang(camp)-Low"? As in get up to see the view, then get down to a leeward side for protection. Remember you want to stay out of the bottom of a valley also.
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    Good news I found a car. Bad news I still can't...

    Good news I found a car. Bad news I still can't make it. Might do something next weekend, I post if I do. There is still August I hope it stays a cool summer.
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    At this time I have to back out of this trip. I...

    At this time I have to back out of this trip. I was in a car accident and my jeep was totaled. I'm alright but the insurance company is taking forever getting me the check. If I get the check and...
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    Bump to help keep things rolling.

    Bump to help keep things rolling.
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    Was guy looking a line that is sold by the foot....

    Was guy looking a line that is sold by the foot. It only allows for a selection of up to 20. Is this right or am I reading this wrong? Tried different types all have a 20 max.
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    HP that's a start. 2 options. 1 Friday meet at...

    HP that's a start.
    2 options.
    1 Friday meet at H stay for Saturday. This gives people the option for a day hike of the loop or down to D then C and back the cut off trail
    2. Actual backpacking....
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    Weclome. Let's get more going for a hang. If...

    Weclome. Let's get more going for a hang. If you're in the Columbus area and need help let me know.
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    Anyone up for Zaleski in July? I'm thinking...

    Anyone up for Zaleski in July? I'm thinking 17,18,19 it's after the 4th rush and far enough out to make plans.
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    I would like to retry AF sometime in good...

    I would like to retry AF sometime in good weather. Here is a review of the last time.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=91008
    To be fair I had friends do the same trip the week...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=111698

    So I started a new thread but please keep the comments coming.
    I'm happy we were able to warp time and space to help facilitate and...
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    Ohio summer hang? (In the correct region)

    Reposting form my mistaken SE thread.
    Lets start planning a hang or two for this summer. I know the Ohio hangs have been lacking and are disrupted due to our consistently inconsistent weather, but...
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    I'm glad this is getting views and reponses even...

    I'm glad this is getting views and reponses even though it is still in the SE category.
    Should we:
    1 Repost this in the Midwest area since it has not been moved?
    2 See how much insane stuff we...
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    I was wondering 1 or 2 ply for fleece. This looks...

    I was wondering 1 or 2 ply for fleece. This looks like it could work and I have a couple old blankets that need repurposed
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    UQ for full time inside hanging.

    I am transitioning to a full time hang. I just about have the hang on the hammock dialed in on my stand to something similar in comfort as when I'm camping. My issue now is heat. The only area for...
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    Mods please move to Midwest as I realised I...

    Mods please move to Midwest as I realised I posted in wrong area.
    Thanks.
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    Ohio Summer Hang?

    Anyone have/want to do a Summer Hang?
    Looking for a group hang as I can do a solo any time.
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    Are you are suggesting to have a seam in the...

    Are you are suggesting to have a seam in the middle crossways from side to side? This may cause some pressure point issues effecting the hang and you would need a triple stitch for strength and I...
  24. Just switched out my to my SBP turned upside down...

    Just switched out my to my SBP turned upside down so the net is on the bottom. It has a large solid panel compared to the castaway which has 2 12" strips on each side of a narrow middle panel. ...
  25. I find the parachute type taffeta to have more...

    I find the parachute type taffeta to have more give and stretch than my 1.6 Argon.
  26. So, the stand came in. I have it setup temporary...

    So, the stand came in. I have it setup temporary as I need to rearrange the bedroom. I think I'll need to make a custom hammock for this. I tried my 10' 1.6 argon in it was having issues with the...
  27. I'll do an update after I get it. Got free...

    I'll do an update after I get it. Got free delivery but it is on the slow boat. I also need to make the room for it. Not sure were to put my bed.
  28. Before this thread start to reflect the ney...

    Before this thread start to reflect the ney saying of a BPL type thread I want to clarify:

    This thread was to give a heads up on a good deal.
    I already bought it.
    I am not looking for...
  29. The yoke lets the gathered end go over if the...

    The yoke lets the gathered end go over if the hammock is too long and the metal hook can be placed at different potions along the uprights to change the "hang".
    109678 this show a 12-14' Mayan style...
  30. $65 Hammock Stand @ WallyWorld (free shipping)

    Just pulled the trigger on this stand. Looks like Full Time hang in my future. Now just need to find a strong cotton material at the fabric store for some DIY fun.

    109676
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  31. I have the 10' Argon 1.6. It works great for me...

    I have the 10' Argon 1.6. It works great for me at 5'6" 130lbs. I have been in a few 11's and they are awesome but not necessary I feel if you are under 5'9" from what I've read.
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    I had a good time meeting everyone. Sorry to say...

    I had a good time meeting everyone. Sorry to say I woke up Sunday morning with a Stomach Flu or something. My boss had it bad last week and it has been making it's way around at work for a while. ...
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    Sooo I'm back to coming tomorrow. Guess it is...

    Sooo I'm back to coming tomorrow. Guess it is site 9 now.
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    I should be there Friday maybe late after 8pm. At...

    I should be there Friday maybe late after 8pm. At the moment don't have to work Saturday but that can change.
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    I have an early KAQ 5.0 Apex thats been toasty in...

    I have an early KAQ 5.0 Apex thats been toasty in the 20s and had to vent in the mid upper 30s because of wearing to much in sleep/base layers.
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    That 3 for a winter dream. I also believe Mule...

    That 3 for a winter dream. I also believe Mule got custom 13' winter tarp from Wilderness Logics for his bridge.
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    I'd give them a call. If you are looking for one...

    I'd give them a call. If you are looking for one with doors a custom winter dream should work. It might need a longer ridgeline and the panel pullouts placed for the spreader bars.
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    Hanging from an "A" frame bench swing I had...

    Hanging from an "A" frame bench swing I had staked down to prevent it tipping. This was my actual first time hanging. I had to use a tent vestibule as a tarp.
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    Do you have a detail pic of the pull outs. How...

    Do you have a detail pic of the pull outs. How about a new winter dream also.
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    Roll call! Here, may have to work Saturday...

    Roll call!
    Here, may have to work Saturday morning will be there Saturday night.
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    On the note of straps I have a bunch of seat...

    On the note of straps I have a bunch of seat belts that I savaged from scrap at work. If anyone wants some let me know and I'll see what I have. First come first served.
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    I recently had the same epiphany. Alas I have not...

    I recently had the same epiphany. Alas I have not been so fortunate.
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    Kiosk location: 105546 Dropped Pin ...

    Kiosk location:

    105546

    Dropped Pin

    http://goo.gl/maps/gopFw

    105546
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    They look all metal. I think my pucker is a...

    They look all metal.

    I think my pucker is a user issue. I found a new bobbin winder if I end up needing one but can't find the upper thread guide. There is a local sewing machine repair place...
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    105090 105090 105090 105090 There was a bit...

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    There was a bit of grim that I cleaned up and a bunch on lint. The bobbin mechanism was a black gooey mess.
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    Here are a few practice stitches. 105082105082

    Here are a few practice stitches.

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    Well I got it for $10. It has a couple chips but...

    Well I got it for $10. It has a couple chips but at 38 years who doesn't. It was hard(sticky) to turn by hand so I spent a couple hours degunking and oiling it. It seems to run good and I have made...
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    1976 KENMORE 158.143 What to look for?

    I'm going to look at this machine. The couple got it at a garage sale to use the cabinet and don't know how or need to use the machine. The deal is real good. I know it will need serviced. Is there...
  49. I want to make a full length 20* UQ. I will be...

    I want to make a full length 20* UQ. I will be using a differential cut with alternating baffle height from 2" to 3" for a 1" baffle height. I will have draft collars, primary and secondary...
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    Poll: I'm on the fence for this one. There is a Hang in...

    I'm on the fence for this one. There is a Hang in Ohio the week before and then I'm in vacation the next month. Not sure if I have the funds for gas. I will try another time most likely the Fall hang.
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