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    My experience is that they seem to get a little...

    My experience is that they seem to get a little shorter but not tighter.

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    It's cleared out some. So send away. Sent from...

    It's cleared out some. So send away.

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    Be careful what you're using where. If you have...

    Be careful what you're using where. If you have one of the old black Singers don't use alcohol on the finish it will take the clear coat right off as well as the gold part of the decals. That is the...
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    I thought the same thing until I found a Davis...

    I thought the same thing until I found a Davis Vertical Feed treadle. There are three generations, you want the newest one. Things like apex quilts are a lot easier with this machine. I think I paid...
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    Well I made it to 12. Last night was only in the...

    Well I made it to 12. Last night was only in the mid 40s, 10 degrees warmer than last month. It's been a busy year and I think I would have only been out once of it weren't for this challenge. Now on...
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    My full time hammock is PolyD. I've lost track...

    My full time hammock is PolyD. I've lost track but I'd say I have 4-500 nights in it.
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    More than likely they have quite a few already...

    More than likely they have quite a few already made and are just waiting to ship them. Or at least they have the shells made and just need to wait and see what kind of down is ordered to stuff them.
  8. Sounds interesting. It's the price per pole or...

    Sounds interesting. It's the price per pole or per set?
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    Klymit hammock specific pad

    It's cool that hammocking is becoming mainstream enough for someone to make a hammock specific pad. But at 27 oz and an R-value of 1.6 would anyone actually use it? There seems to be at least some...
  10. Missed that post.

    Missed that post.
  11. UGQ tarps and Lawson suspension on Massdrop

    Some nice stuff is showing up on Massdrop! Makes me think I might need a 5th tarp... Here's a link to sign up for Massdrop.

    UGQ Outdoor Equipment Camo Tarps in Hanger Marpat Camo and Hanger...
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    Well, this make 10 for me. Nothing like racing a...

    Well, this make 10 for me. Nothing like racing a storm to get set up. I'm glad I'm on my stand in the back yard and not hanging from trees in the woods. The wind had me a little worried and the...
  13. What are the laundering instructions and...

    What are the laundering instructions and durability in that regard?
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    That's my thought as well. Figured it was...

    That's my thought as well. Figured it was aquestion worth asking.
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    I haven't made out of backyards yet this year....

    I haven't made out of backyards yet this year. This past a week was my 5th yard of the year and first time in a yard that I own. It also made my 9th month.

    I like the idea of a circular patch...
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    That's machine and fabric specific, but should be...

    That's machine and fabric specific, but should be around the middle of the dial.
  17. Hammocks make it into Wizzard of ID again today

    Ever have this feeling when trying some of the netting hammocks?

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    Some of the models were made for 50 years or...

    Some of the models were made for 50 years or more. So, early ones won't have reverse but later ones will. There are a lot of good ones. My current favorite is a 201, but you won't go wrong with 15,...
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    You probably won't be able to get any thing...

    You probably won't be able to get any thing shipped for that kind of price. EBay is a bit of a crap shootikr in the lower price range. You might be able to find a treadle in country. There are...
  20. UGQ Outdoor Equipment Hanger 12 Cat Cut Hex Tarp on Massdrop!

    It's tempting to grab one of these even though I already have four tarps. There are only 30 each of the Dark Olive and Charcoal Grey. The price will drop to $99.99 + $7.75 S&H once 10 are bought....
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    Anyone ever heard of Fox Outfitters?

    I ran into these on Massdrop today. They seems to be a Eno type that actually gives you a decent sized hammock body, 9' 10" or 10' 6". They have 4 different models with prices ranging from $34.99 to...
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    That's good to know. I wonder if it's a problem...

    That's good to know. I wonder if it's a problem with all v stakes though. Ys are my only experience.
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    Vargo Ti stakes back on Massdrop

    I still can't bring myself to pull the trigger on Ti stakes, but these look like a decent deal. The Nail Pegs are tempting for frozen ground without snow cover. Massdrop has 6-packs of the Ascent...
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    That's pretty much my thoughts as well.

    That's pretty much my thoughts as well.
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    I think he was talking about the steel ones. Most...

    I think he was talking about the steel ones. Most of them are in the $20+ range.
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    Not a bad idea, but I think the fiddle factor...

    Not a bad idea, but I think the fiddle factor will be too much for my wife.



    There are different safety factors for equipment vs. personnel. Off the top of my head it's 3-5x for equipment and...
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    Nope I can't do that once I get in. This seems to be a 12' single.



    Things got a little better once I got around 45, but still nothing close to comfortable or a flat diagonal lay. I have a 16'...
  28. It speeds nice and wide with nothing in it. When...

    It speeds nice and wide with nothing in it. When I sit down I can't even get it shoulder width. The edges seem to take as much weight as the middle not allowing it to spread.
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    Caribeaner recommendation needed

    So, I got the eye bolts put into the deck posts today. Now I need to find some caribeaners. I want to just leave them out there year round and want something that won't rust out on me. I know there...
  30. How do you work this evil beast? (I think it's a Mayan)

    So, a friend of mine picked this up at a yard sale for her husband and wanted me to take a look at it. And, I can't figure it out. I've tried several different degrees of sag, but they all have the...
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    The ID hammock

    This really doesn't look like the most comfortable hammock ever.

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    I've been to busy to hang other than in...

    I've been to busy to hang other than in backyards, but I've done 3 yards in two states. This past weekend I got my July hang at my parent's place in IL. 8 down 4 to go.
  33. What's an item? They're sold as a pair, so is...

    What's an item? They're sold as a pair, so is that an item, or is it per strap?
  34. Excellent, I probably wear my current one every...

    Excellent, I probably wear my current one every week. The new one might have to go on my Christmas list.
  35. I'm not a coffee guy, but a couple nice additions...

    I'm not a coffee guy, but a couple nice additions to your collection.
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    Well, I believe last night makes 7 months. I've...

    Well, I believe last night makes 7 months. I've been too busy to go anywhere so I had to settle for the back yard. It was a cool, clear night so I just set the stand up. It was a great night's sleep....
  37. Hammocks were mentioned in Wizard of Id today.

    This is pretty funny.

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    BackRock beanie back on Massdrop

    They're back! This time they have the 10d blue as well as the 20d black. Kind of wish I hadn't gotten the black last time as the blue looks really nice. $56.99 + $2.75 S&H. Click here to sign up for...
  39. I was under that impression too. Recently, I...

    I was under that impression too. Recently, I learned the Ti is actually heavier. It seems that the increased strength allows manufacturers to use less matterlial for enqal strength which results in a...
  40. I guess that's what happens when you talk about...

    I guess that's what happens when you talk about stakes right before lunch.
  41. Vargo Ti variety 8-pack of steaks on Massdrop

    Massdrop has a Vargo Ti 8-pack of stakes that looks pretty interesting. It has including two each of the following: Ultralight nail pegs, Regular nail pegs, Hook tent stakes (with fluorescent orange...
  42. Something to keep in mind is that most of the...

    Something to keep in mind is that most of the permethrin concentrates have petroleum distillates in them which I believe have the potential to mess up cloths and gear.

    My personal go to is Bonide...
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    Sorry, my grammar made it confusing. I was...

    Sorry, my grammar made it confusing. I was referring to the material that amsteel is made from and not the coating.
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    Yes there is a coating on amsteel, but it is made...

    Yes there is a coating on amsteel, but it is made from UHMWPE which has a similar friction coefficient of Teflon. This is one of the reason knots don't hold all that well in it. Bend radius is a...
  45. Well, I already have Be Happy, Bearrito, and...

    Well, I already have Be Happy, Bearrito, and Choices. I like Evolution and Hooked on Dutchware, but I'd have to pick Ring Ring teal XL for my next one.
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    That's nice! Perfectadd spot.

    That's nice! Perfectadd spot.
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    The progressive resistance guts might be bad in...

    The progressive resistance guts might be bad in the pedal. It shouldn't be too hard to find a replacement.
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    I guess I was under the misunderstanding that Ti...

    I guess I was under the misunderstanding that Ti is lighter and stronger than aluminum. So, reality is that it is heavier and can be stronger using the right grade. If my understanding is correct,...
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    I got May in last night. Nice night with a little...

    I got May in last night. Nice night with a little bit of rain. This puts me at 6.
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    I ordered Sunday or Monday.

    I ordered Sunday or Monday.
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