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    Maybe one could make baffles (or buffer as WV...

    Maybe one could make baffles (or buffer as WV suggested) of some sort in the ends just to keep the air in. One on the inner layer and one on the outer, these would interlock when the ends are...
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    It's sure hard to think clearly in the morning,...

    It's sure hard to think clearly in the morning, yep twice as much :p Thank you for the information about weight, suspension and that the down should go to the inner layer. With the zipper I was...
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    Idea: Modular Synthetic+Down UQ

    I got this idea just yesterday and I would like to know if anyone has tried it. I am thinking of a modular UQ with two layers, basically two UQs which would attach to each other with zippers on the...
  4. Thread: Snow Beast UQ

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    I want one :D Looks really professionally made....

    I want one :D Looks really professionally made. Waiting for the test results, I'd like to know how could you can go with it because we also have really cold winters.
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    Since I am not able to start/complete most of my...

    Since I am not able to start/complete most of my projects this year for 2012 I have:
    -More wristies (thank you again Knotty :))
    -Tarp/poncho
    -Cuben backpack (probably 35-40l)
    -Whoopies
    -Soft...
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    I started with marking the measurements with tape...

    I started with marking the measurements with tape and before cutting I drew the cutting line with a ballpoint pen. Still using tape to mark measurements on the fabric but for the initial line I use...
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    Just asking. Would it be okay to make a copy of...

    Just asking. Would it be okay to make a copy of HH, with example simple gathered ends and not the folded like, and sell it? Second question: asym hammock with simple gathered ends as in the first...
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    Wouldn't it be more efficient to have the UQ...

    Wouldn't it be more efficient to have the UQ outside the sleeping bag? I'm just thinking about the sleeping bag compressing the down in the UQ. I'd also like to see a sleeping bag with a hood made...
  9. Origami

    I have been playing around with origami tarps today and I think I came up with a good draft of the tarp I want to make. The first one was just a rectangle with triangles added. Today I measured,...
  10. Ah, I was searching for tarp ideas through google...

    Ah, I was searching for tarp ideas through google and stumbled upon Sqt Rock's Moonbow tarp. It looks like just what I am looking for, but I think I'll try this with the triangles first :D I like the...
  11. You know you should be sleeping... (tarp,topcover,poncho,emergency shelter)

    It's 10.30pm and you are playing with a paper mockup of a tarp. Worse, you are taking pictures of it. So I want to make a tarp for an asym hammock but I don't want it to be too big.

    Basically I...
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    I'm in : ) and thank you for the opportunity

    I'm in : ) and thank you for the opportunity
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    Sticky: Nice looking hammock ciphoto :) I am having...

    Nice looking hammock ciphoto :) I am having problems with the whipping, I tried the folding method it turned out weird. I can lay down in the hammock okay if lay diagonally. When lying from end to...
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    my diy asym hammock

    So I had some stiching to do, but I started my asym hammock yesterday evening and just finished it. It is made from the same material as the mighty banana, but double layer and just the hammock...
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    DIY Fever (Darn you Hammock Forums! updated 13.12)

    tl;dr (cliffnotes at the bottom)
    This is my first post and here is some background of me. I have never been that much into backpacking. I have done some trips as a little boy (mainly cycling trips)...
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