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  1. Work has struck again. I'm on call last two weeks...

    Work has struck again. I'm on call last two weeks in September and now I have to work the 8th and 9th. I'll try to at least make Saturday
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    Welcome, I'm also from the Nashville area. The...

    Welcome, I'm also from the Nashville area. The info here is invaluable, I learned about hammock camping from her and I'll never go back to ground! I finally enjoy sleeping in the woods. There's hangs...
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    If you're intent on using a pad check out the eno...

    If you're intent on using a pad check out the eno hotspot. Basically wings for your sleeping pad for your torso
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    Fabric Remnants question

    What's the magic formula for knowing the length and width of the fabric remnants on Dutch's site?

    For example: 3 yards, 7.5" I would assume to be 3 yards long and 7.5" wide correct?
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  5. Depends on the make of the tarp. Personally I run...

    Depends on the make of the tarp. Personally I run my CRL above my tarp so the tarp doesn't rub on the line and damage the seam sealing, but I may be paranoid about that and not a legitimate concern.
  6. I plan on being there Friday morning between...

    I plan on being there Friday morning between 10-11, but depending on if it rains that day I may adjust the time accordingly
  7. This looks like I'll be able to make it,...

    This looks like I'll be able to make it, hopefully the weather will be nice!
  8. If you can, Go to a hang in your area and lay in...

    If you can, Go to a hang in your area and lay in a few different hammocks before you invest in one yourself.
  9. Got this on my work calendar, I'm planning on...

    Got this on my work calendar, I'm planning on attending. I'm shooting for getting there on Friday mid-day/early afternoon
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    Dave Canterbury discovers Dream Hammock!

    I found on YouTube where Dave Canterbury has discovered Dream Hammock and has posted a video about it...Glad I have my Thunderbird already because I bet business is about to go through the roof!...
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    I too was hoping for a holiday sale. I was hoping...

    I too was hoping for a holiday sale. I was hoping for a jarbridge deal this year. I don't have the disposable come to buy a mystery box, all my purchases are planned and specifc. got to know what my...
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    I'll test and sign a waiver, non-disclosure,...

    I'll test and sign a waiver, non-disclosure, etc.....please can I be a tester lol
  13. Superfly is a great tarp, but do seam seal the...

    Superfly is a great tarp, but do seam seal the pullouts. Have never had a leak from the ridgeline as it comes with Brandon's super special sewing
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    I have a dream hammock thunderbird and a new...

    I have a dream hammock thunderbird and a new river. I use the pack hooks at the ends of the hammock, which works great. I ran some thin shock cord through the loops on the new river sides so I can...
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    I have one of those throws, its stock right now,...

    I have one of those throws, its stock right now, but my plan is a summer top quilt. I'm a little dismayed you say you got to 48 degrees with the TQ plus long johns, a hoodie, and you had to add a 2nd...
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    Yes. Have them, and use them on both my tarps,...

    Yes. Have them, and use them on both my tarps, but only if its windy
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    He was testing the speed hooks 2.0 rev 10 but...

    He was testing the speed hooks 2.0 rev 10 but instead of wearing the Amstel, it brought down the tree. Oh well...I guess it'll be 2 more weeks. Lol

    Glad you're safe Dutch! Glad no one was hurt
  18. I was trying to get some of my friends involved...

    I was trying to get some of my friends involved who don't have kayaks, but they just didn't buy my line of "just put your stuff on a pool float and swim across, it's only 1,500'" they didn't see my...
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    I have a superfly and Brandon put out a video...

    I have a superfly and Brandon put out a video recommending separate lines. He has grosgrain along the seam for added strength, so I've never thought twice about the tension on it. I bought a tadpole...
  20. Those temps are his secret for staying young...

    Those temps are his secret for staying young looking
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    I have a thunderbird. I like the over cover and...

    I have a thunderbird. I like the over cover and net are removable. I take the net in warmer temps, both if it's questionable and only the over cover if it's cold. I love my thunderbird, very comfy! I...
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    Seeing stuff like this really burns me up. Some...

    Seeing stuff like this really burns me up. Some people just like conversation and don't want to sit and endlessly search the internet. If you don't want to contribute because you've seen it before,...
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    I've wondered if the PU coating on the footprints...

    I've wondered if the PU coating on the footprints is high quality and won't come off, or if it's lesser quality since the main point is puncture resistance on the ground

    I too am using a cheap...
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    I was going to say the size probably wouldn't be...

    I was going to say the size probably wouldn't be adequate, but if you're happy that's all that matters! I'd actually like you to test this and report back...I'm always looking to know alternate uses...
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    If you are able to do the work for a diy...

    If you are able to do the work for a diy underquilt, climashield apex or primaloft would be better than the batting you get at Walmart. I'm not even sure it'd retain enough loft to be worth the time
  26. yes and no. The way the parking areas are fanned...

    yes and no. The way the parking areas are fanned out, it's really no further to put in outside the roped off swimming area shown in this image, which may actually be what you're talking about....
  27. for me the choice was easy. I have a bomb-proof...

    for me the choice was easy. I have a bomb-proof 80 lb kayak and I carry a lot of gear, so being able to unload the kayak and all my gear right at a mooring and not have to carry anything more than a...
  28. Anderson recreation area. Costs $5 or so to leave...

    Anderson recreation area. Costs $5 or so to leave your vehicle, but it's gated at night so it's safer than parking at a boat put in. I had the same concern when I first went to bear island. You can...
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    What's the logic for 2" straps on a tarp?

    What's the logic for 2" straps on a tarp?
  30. I work in IT so my schedule is hectic and...

    I work in IT so my schedule is hectic and unpredictable sometimes. Hopefully, if it's a quite Friday I'll be able to cut out and make it early Friday evening. Last few times I've been camping fire...
  31. Should make this one

    Should make this one
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    I went double layer for durability. I never use a...

    I went double layer for durability. I never use a pad. I found a lot of posts where single layer got stretch marks and runs and was afraid a single layer 1.1, which the fabric I wanted at the time...
  33. Thread: Guy Lines

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    Something with a spectra or dyneema core....

    Something with a spectra or dyneema core. Lash-it, zing-it, z-line, etc are popular. I like z-line because it's not reflective, but highly visible if you come up on it at night. Also takes knots...
  34. I second permatex flow able silicone. Find it at...

    I second permatex flow able silicone. Find it at an auto parts store. I took some cheap flux brushes from a hardware store, cut the bristles a bit shorter. I runs small bead along the seam, then use...
  35. There's some of us that hang on J Percy Priest...

    There's some of us that hang on J Percy Priest Lake on one of the islands. Neo organizes the BEST hangs around the nashville area. This time of year being so hot and humid, I don't see many people...
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    Mama, some advice if you don't mind: If they say...

    Mama, some advice if you don't mind: If they say stay off it, stay off it. Also your cam boot, like mine will probably manage your weight through your heel. After a while that's going to get (very)...
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    So you're using a Tadpole with a continuous ridge...

    So you're using a Tadpole with a continuous ridge line above the tarp, with snake skins. I've got a tadpole, skins, and want to do the same thing with the ridge line. Can you share more pics of how...
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    Someone needs to invent a packable hammock stand...

    Someone needs to invent a packable hammock stand made out of some super lightweight exotic metal LOL, I would love to see those views posted above, but man I'd hate to go to ground.
  39. You should check out Dream Hammocks. They are...

    You should check out Dream Hammocks. They are very customizable for width, colors, number of layers, bug nets, over covers, and suspensions. They are up there in quality with Warbonnet. When I bought...
  40. I have a dream hammock. Absolutely love it! You...

    I have a dream hammock. Absolutely love it! You made a good choice
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    I broke my tibial sesamoid bone digging a hole in...

    I broke my tibial sesamoid bone digging a hole in January. I was in the boot from january 22nd until mid-June. Foot still isn't healed. I wish mama all the best, I feel her pain!
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    I'm 185lbs 6' tall and my thunderbird is 64-65"...

    I'm 185lbs 6' tall and my thunderbird is 64-65" wide, limited by the fabric color I chose. I wish it were closer to 70. First dream hammock I laid in was a 72" wide and it was awesome! Having said...
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    I really like mine. I've had a few drops through...

    I really like mine. I've had a few drops through the side panel pulls, so I seam sealed the pulls only. ridge line has NEVER leaked.
  44. Thread: TQ Widths

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    I'm 6' 185lbs and I got a wide TQ from...

    I'm 6' 185lbs and I got a wide TQ from HammockGear. I think it's just right. One thing I did was to take some chip clips and fold a fleece blanket at 50" and lay on the ground, then do the same thing...
  45. Stupid TQ Question - tight against you or left loose with air space?

    I have a 40* TQ with 2oz of overstuff. I went camping and the first night was into the low 50's I think. I was cool for a few hours but finally warmed up. next night was low 60's and I like to have...
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    I suppose you could add some snaps along what you...

    I suppose you could add some snaps along what you want to be the foot end to make a snap foot box, but that'd be a huge foot box! KAQ's are reasonably priced, so I'd see if you like the insulation,...
  47. I have a broken foot. been in the air boot for 5...

    I have a broken foot. been in the air boot for 5 weeks. I want to come, I'll have to see if I'm out of the boot and into some normal shoes by then or not. I really want to go, I'll be really bummed...
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    Usually SSL certs are valid for a particular site...

    Usually SSL certs are valid for a particular site or domain, so depending on what the URL was mobile.dutchware.com is different than dutchware.com/mobile. The former one would probably require a...
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    nylon stretches so much that any kind of coating...

    nylon stretches so much that any kind of coating you apply won't be very effective or long lasting. I've used mason line and Lash-it and I'll never go back to mason line. The stretch is unbelievable...
  50. Thread: Anyone ever?

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    Is there any issue of them compressing when...

    Is there any issue of them compressing when stacked or wind getting between the layers?
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