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  1. Also, I'm planning in using 3 layers of IX with...

    Also, I'm planning in using 3 layers of IX with only a bottom shell.
  2. Choosing and Underquilt Pattern for my Hammocks

    Hey Everyone,

    I just got the materials from Scott at DIYgearsupply to make the following UQ:

    Darted Rectangular UQ

    But recently I've been eyeing the KAQ design:

    KAQ IX Design
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    Check out posts 48 and 49 in this thread. Leshka...

    Check out posts 48 and 49 in this thread. Leshka did a pretty clear job outlining the seams.
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    Hey guys, I made a 8' and I'm 5'10". Super...

    Hey guys,

    I made a 8' and I'm 5'10". Super comfortable. My friend is 6'2" and made a 9' and couldn't imagine why you would need any more space. So I think if you're on the fence, try the 9'.
    ...
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    Got the pictures. First is just the seam between...

    Got the pictures. First is just the seam between the 8" strip of nylon and the 8" strip of noseeum:

    http://i.imgur.com/FYi5dNwl.jpg

    Next is the same section with the hammock strung up:
    ...
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    Just replaced the nylon highlighted in red with...

    Just replaced the nylon highlighted in red with noseeum:

    http://i.imgur.com/TDsTKEq.jpg

    Moko
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    Jazilla got it right, sorry I didn't get pics...

    Jazilla got it right, sorry I didn't get pics last night. I should be able to tonight. Basically I replaced half of the 8" ripstop piece between the zipper and the hammock body. I flat felled all...
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    Macca, I can get you a close up tonight. Traced...

    Macca,
    I can get you a close up tonight. Traced where it is on my phone

    http://i.imgur.com/ytXPZLF.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/5LxJfo6.jpg

    Moko
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    So I finally finished up and got to test hang my...

    So I finally finished up and got to test hang my hammock yesterday! This thing is awesome! I followed the directions almost exactly and it came out great.

    Things I did differently: I added a few...
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    Thanks for the advice everyone. I had a...

    Thanks for the advice everyone. I had a productive Saturday night and Sunday morning, all that's left is to attach the bugnet. What type if seam do you reccomend for this? The grosgrain seems a...
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    Jazilla, thanks for confirming my hesitation for...

    Jazilla, thanks for confirming my hesitation for flat seams.

    How important is running a flame over the edges of the nylon? I may buy a hot knife, but I'm not sure I have a surface to cut with one.
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    Thanks for the reply. Just checked out that...

    Thanks for the reply.

    Just checked out that video, looks pretty nice. Too bad I didn't buy enough zipper to make it convertible. Oh well, I guess that's what I'll have my pronest for. I think I...
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    Hey guys, I know this thread is pretty old,...

    Hey guys,

    I know this thread is pretty old, but I'm about to start making this hammock this weekend and had a few questions.

    For the seams where it says to reinforce with grosgrain, could I...
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    Thanks Yotey, I spent a lot of time growing in...

    Thanks Yotey,

    I spent a lot of time growing in Maine. My grandmothers house is on the Arundle/Kennebunkport line. Did some camping in Acadia last spring. Beautiful!
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    I have convinced two of my other biker friends...

    I have convinced two of my other biker friends (working on a third) to start hammocking. Maybe we can put together a bike trip this summer. Last year I did a bike trip on the kangamangas and camped...
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    Yea, I stared at three completely torn up jackets...

    Yea, I stared at three completely torn up jackets for a long time before starting piecing them together. I picked some minimum dimensions based on the commercially available full size UQs and it...
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    Can't comment on my UQs weight, I will test temp...

    Can't comment on my UQs weight, I will test temp this weekend. Forecast says lows of 27 and 28. Mine still fits in the little stuff sack to give a packe size reference.

    Moko
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    It's just one layer. I plan on using it in...

    It's just one layer. I plan on using it in conjunction with my xlite neoair for the cold nights. If I need more insulation I have 6 side panels leftover that I could fashion into an additional layer...
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    Here's my finished 3 JCP jacket UQ! Will be...

    Here's my finished 3 JCP jacket UQ!

    Will be testing it this weekend. Thanks for the inspiration everyone! This is the first project I've undertaken with a thread injector and I'm proud of the...
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    Well I finished my setup and got to put it all up...

    Well I finished my setup and got to put it all up on Saturday. :D Trying to post with my phone so I hope the picture is attached.

    Purchased:
    ENO pronest
    Superfly
    My marmot bag

    DIY:
    Amsteel...
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    In please!

    In please!
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    Just got my shipping notification tonight!...

    Just got my shipping notification tonight!
    Thanks Brandon!
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    Ordered my tarp on the 26th. Still checking my...

    Ordered my tarp on the 26th. Still checking my email hourly for a shipping notification..
    What has Amazon Prime done to me? This world of instant gratification cannot be healthy. I cannot wait for...
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    Ask for a price adjustment! My cashier sold me...

    Ask for a price adjustment! My cashier sold me them for $5 a piece!
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    You got it. I leave the ribbon on and it all...

    You got it. I leave the ribbon on and it all comes undone in two passes of thread cutting. I do separate the corners on the inside to begin. Just enough that when you pull it apart you can get the...
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    I decided that on my last seam I would try and...

    I decided that on my last seam I would try and record it to help people out in the seam ripping process. Unfortunately I messed up the angle on my GoPro so most of it is out of the frame :( I...
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    Alrighty guys and girls, I was able to score...

    Alrighty guys and girls,

    I was able to score one jacket for $14, went back the next day and the cashier made a price adjustment for me (for reasons unknown to me) and got two more jackets at $5 a...
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    I would imagine getting out of position with this...

    I would imagine getting out of position with this setup could be difficult without dropping the belt or stepping in your mess.



    Actually laughed on this one. :D
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    Another use for your suspension?

    Saw this today on reddit and thought I would pass it along :D

    http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/328374

    Sorry if this has already been posted, search didn't bring it up.

    Moko
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    Waalkes- Man I'm jealous. I have a Buell...

    Waalkes-
    Man I'm jealous. I have a Buell xb12scg, and she doesn't have much room for luggage. My fiancé said she wanted to learn to ride and I suggested buying her an F650 GS, but she saw right...
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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome! I...

    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome!

    I will definitely be checking NEHHA out and I'll join up as soon as I have a full setup!
    As far as the people recommending winter camping, I expect if...
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    New England Newbie!

    Hey Hangers! Been lurking for a couple months and figured I'd finally get in on the action.

    I've heard for a while now how great hammocking is and am going to give it a go this year. I was given...
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