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    Nice find. Some of my best running machines are...

    Nice find. Some of my best running machines are Kenmore.
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    Sticky: I've been full time hanging for a year and 3/4 on...

    I've been full time hanging for a year and 3/4 on a set of standard 7/64" and they are fine. I don't adjust them much as it's a static distance.
    The set I hike with look like yours but I'm not...
  3. As much as I need a weekend in the woods, work...

    As much as I need a weekend in the woods, work has other plans. I'm heading north then southwest. Only free day is Sunday.
    Have fun and be safe.
  4. Still in barring a work disaster.

    Still in barring a work disaster.
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    Poll: At work, we sent a guy to the hardware,one of the...

    At work, we sent a guy to the hardware,one of the items we put on his list was bubble juice for the level.
    He fell for that but didn't fall for 'shake the paint can till it stops rattling'.
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    Poll: I drew this from memory on Google Maps. Maybe...

    I drew this from memory on Google Maps. Maybe someone who gets there early will mark the trail.

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    Poll: Yeah, it holds about 10 or cars. People come in...

    Yeah, it holds about 10 or cars. People come in from both ways.
    I found it in the dark the first time with only a compass and without finding the trail. There is a decent trail down the hill to the...
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    Poll: A small one, yes. From that lot, the campsite is...

    A small one, yes.
    From that lot, the campsite is almost due north but to walk there on a trail, you will go northeast to the valley through the pine grove then northwest up the creek.
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    Poll: You can park here 39.035995, -86.301994 and it's...

    You can park here 39.035995, -86.301994 and it's about 1/2 mile downhill.
    I should be there work permitting.
  10. FWIW, the D of the fabric is more a difference in...

    FWIW, the D of the fabric is more a difference in weight, feel, and durability. Like Rev said, it has little to do with waterproof. It has to breathe, so totally waterproof is a bad idea for a quilt....
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    Welcome to a great place to hang out!

    Welcome to a great place to hang out!
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    That part I highlighted should speak volumes to...

    That part I highlighted should speak volumes to anyone looking for a 'new to them injector'.
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    Poll: I'm in unless I get hosed at work.

    I'm in unless I get hosed at work.
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    I'd say all you need is straight stitch and as a...

    I'd say all you need is straight stitch and as a bonus - reverse.
    They look way more complicated than they need to be to make gear.
  15. Thread: Hammock tools

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    Dogbones or loops and an extra whoopie extension...

    Dogbones or loops and an extra whoopie extension just in case.
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    While I wouldn't say there's no danger from it,...

    While I wouldn't say there's no danger from it, the aluminum pole is a conductor better than you. It will follow the pole directly to the ground. It's like getting hit in a car. The car conducts the...
  17. FS: Payment sent. Thanks Andrew!

    Payment sent.
    Thanks Andrew!
  18. FS: I'll take it. I'm a sucker for stoves. MSR...

    I'll take it. I'm a sucker for stoves.
    MSR Pocket Rocket - Haven't used this in years. Works great! $25
  19. Just hold down the alt key while typing 167 then...

    Just hold down the alt key while typing 167 then release the alt key.
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    Main reason is to get the attachment point as...

    Main reason is to get the attachment point as close to the tree as possible.
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    Interesting first post. I've had it rain INSIDE a...

    Interesting first post. I've had it rain INSIDE a tarp from high humidity alone, not raining outside.
    It is entirely possible that rain knocks down condensation causing misting.
    It is possible that...
  22. Mad PC Paint skills right?

    Mad PC Paint skills right?
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    Welcome aboard. Got one in the works now. It is...

    Welcome aboard. Got one in the works now. It is good stuff to sleep on/in the HG makes.
    Seems the cottage is growing all around us.
  24. I've read quite a bit on this and some testing...

    I've read quite a bit on this and some testing has shown this stitching pattern to be stronger than bar tacs.
    It's how I do them now.

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  25. DM, I just put the other options out there in...

    DM, I just put the other options out there in case you didn't know about them. Didn't mean to imply more than that as I was rushing on my way out to work.

    As Wanderlust78 pointed out. A hammock...
  26. There is already the ultimate hang calculator for...

    There is already the ultimate hang calculator for iPhone that has angle function.
    Also you can point your index finger land thumb like a gun and hold your index horizontal. It's 30บ for most people.
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    My 11' DIY gathered end from 1.1 (30d) ACU from...

    My 11' DIY gathered end from 1.1 (30d) ACU from Magna weighs 6oz with a double end stuff sack and continuous loops. I've hung from it every night in a row for four months no problem. I'm 200lbs 6'1"....
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    I must also say that this is one of your best...

    I must also say that this is one of your best post. Made me laugh. Rings true.
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    I don't care either way on this topic. The way...

    I don't care either way on this topic.

    The way I work this site on a daily basis is read every thread title that has been posted to with the (New Posts) button at the top of the page.
    I only read...
  30. Here is what that should look like. Hammock of...

    Here is what that should look like.

    Hammock of choice:
    WBBB 1.0 & 1.1

    Looks like the & is being treated as code when inside a field like is in a profile.
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    That's a great setup! looks nice.

    That's a great setup! looks nice.
  32. Thread: PLUQ or KAQ?

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    Poll: The PLUQ is good at best to 50บ. Let that be your...

    The PLUQ is good at best to 50บ. Let that be your guide.
    If you are sure hammocking is for you, the you might as well save up for sown and skip this step.
    If you are just testing the waters, then...
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    Glad it was easy. I sometimes forget the easy...

    Glad it was easy. I sometimes forget the easy stuff first....
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    It's probably too thick of a stack under your...

    It's probably too thick of a stack under your presser foot. As you lift the presser foot, tension is released on the top thread.
    This is adjustable slightly on some machines by filing off part of...
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    In fact, I'm order#6877 placed 4 days ago for a...

    In fact, I'm order#6877 placed 4 days ago for a 40บ 3/4 Phoenix which will be used from indoor hanging down to 40 or 50บ.
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    I use my 0บ Incubator all the way up to 60บ so...

    I use my 0บ Incubator all the way up to 60บ so I'd get the 40บ if in your shoes.
    Next question is 3/4 or full length.
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    Is it possible that the shock cord that squishes...

    Is it possible that the shock cord that squishes up the collar at the head end is too tight?
  38. Thread: Drip lines

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    The best I have used is a thin strip of Shamwow...

    The best I have used is a thin strip of Shamwow (makes you say wow every time!) tied on. Second best is a strip of old cotton T-shirt tied on.
  39. Thread: knotty mod ?

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    I have added them to an already made hammock...

    I have added them to an already made hammock simply by folding the hem, heating up a brass tube slightly larger than the shock cord, burning half a circle on the fold line so when you unfold it, you...
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    You will also want to avoid Hydrogen Hydroxide...

    You will also want to avoid Hydrogen Hydroxide (HOH). It is the most prolific solvent on earth and can cause much damage.
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    Welcome from another in Greenwood.

    Welcome from another in Greenwood.
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    Tyvek is a windbreak and a slight insulation...

    Tyvek is a windbreak and a slight insulation layer. Somewhat breathable but not as breathable as ripstop. I think that is what helped the CS make it that low.
  43. Thread: New under quilt

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    My take is full length at 20บ or less. 3/4 for...

    My take is full length at 20บ or less. 3/4 for fair weather. I know some like 3/4 all the time but not me.
  44. Thread: Sticker Shock

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    Go price a backpacking tent

    Go price a backpacking tent <3lb (don't forget the ground cover/footprint). I'm fairly confident my hammock plus tarp cost less.
    On the underquilt go price a down 0บ rated bag (don't forget the...
  45. Thread: New indoor hang

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    I hang stuff for a living (TV's, Projectors,...

    I hang stuff for a living (TV's, Projectors, Speakers).
    I would definitely not rely on Tapcon in block because of the crumbly nature of block. The holes usually end up the size of the OD of the...
  46. I'm comfortable enough in my manhood to call it...

    I'm comfortable enough in my manhood to call it what it is: Sewing.
    But I'll have to draw the line at wearing a dress while doing it!
  47. Thread: Cottage vendors

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    This is the best advice you will get. Talk to...

    This is the best advice you will get. Talk to others about their setup and why they have what they have.
  48. Thread: will I be cold?

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    Be sure to uncompress your underquilt an hour or...

    Be sure to uncompress your underquilt an hour or two before bed and fluff it a few times during that. Sometimes the down will clump together and leave voids which make cold spots.
    I learned of this...
  49. Thread: lashing only?

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    I'd do the whoopie hook conversion if it were...

    I'd do the whoopie hook conversion if it were mine.
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    OK. Only weekend out for me is the 14th-15th, all...

    OK. Only weekend out for me is the 14th-15th, all the others are good.
    First weekend? 6, 7, 8th?
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