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  1. I would really recommend a day to just hang out...

    I would really recommend a day to just hang out and explore. It's truly a magical place.
  2. Trek to Waterfall pics continued: 104796 ...

    Trek to Waterfall pics continued:

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    It is difficult to gauge scale in pictures, but the rock in the lower left of the above photo was big enough for two of us to take...
  3. OP Here - For some reason, I can't edit the post....

    OP Here - For some reason, I can't edit the post. I've copy/pasted and included new links to photos, stored locally, so hopefully we don't lose the pictures again. I'm glad there is some renewed...
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    Does anyone have any experience with adding Apex...

    Does anyone have any experience with adding Apex into a PLUQ?

    I've got a sew-up PLUQ that takes me down to ~55 just fine. I'm going to start working on one to take me lower, ideally down to about...
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    Mad props again!! Thanks for doing this, got mine...

    Mad props again!! Thanks for doing this, got mine yesterday.

    Now to get to sewing!
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    I'm in, thanks!

    I'm in, thanks!
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    Payment sent! While shipping did up it a fair...

    Payment sent!

    While shipping did up it a fair amount, it's still quite a bit cheaper than eBay.

    Plan on making a few UQs for friends who are thinking about getting into the hammocking world.
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    What the heck, 4 here as well if they still have...

    What the heck, 4 here as well if they still have some. Shipping to 64118
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    Getting the link to the spreadsheet into the...

    Getting the link to the spreadsheet into the first post would also be GREAT.
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    So then, once the baffles are stuffed, you just...

    So then, once the baffles are stuffed, you just sew along the side you have clips on? Any special secret to that?

    Thanks!
  11. I think my first thing was 4 whoopie slings. Next...

    I think my first thing was 4 whoopie slings. Next was sewing some loops on the end of some treestraps. Somewhere in there was the DIY ridgeline for my tarp (does that even count a DIY, all I did was...
  12. Thanks for the heads up, I'll probably give them...

    Thanks for the heads up, I'll probably give them a call once I get mine.
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    Good info, I used to think more FP = more warmth,...

    Good info, I used to think more FP = more warmth, until I did some research as well.

    I'm sure it's still a misconception for a lot of people.
  14. AND free standard shipping??? Killer deal....

    AND free standard shipping???

    Killer deal. Thanks for posting! No clue what I'll use it for, but I bought 100 feet as well.
  15. Thanks for the response, let me run it by the...

    Thanks for the response, let me run it by the wife first and I'll let you know later tonight.
  16. JRB website says the Shenandoah has 800 fp? Was...

    JRB website says the Shenandoah has 800 fp? Was yours upgraded? Also, does it have the Activ-dry down?

    Thanks!
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    Any details on the UQs? Temp? Weight? Pack down...

    Any details on the UQs? Temp? Weight? Pack down size?

    Sorry, I just haven't had much experience with insultex.

    Thanks!
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    I made a double layer out of this and a green 1.1...

    I made a double layer out of this and a green 1.1 as well. Can post some pics later if requested.
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    Question for you guys that have one of these - is...

    Question for you guys that have one of these - is the 30* a "survival rating" like you see on many big brand bags? Or is an actual "comfort" temp?

    I see one person commented that an older version...
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    I'm not 100% certain on this, but I believe what...

    I'm not 100% certain on this, but I believe what I have seen is that the Missouri state parks require either 1.5" or 2" tree straps be used, but other than that, I believe it is fine.

    I'm actually...
  21. Big Island Backpacking - Waimanu Valley [Pic Heavy]

    This will end up being a long story, with more than a few pictures, and it is all thanks the kind folks here at HF.

    Recently my wife and I took a trip to big island Hawaii to visit her sister who...
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    Poll: That makes a lot more sense. :thumbup1: Good...

    That makes a lot more sense. :thumbup1:

    Good luck Yak!
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    Poll: The 40' "whoopied" ridgeline? Is that for your...

    The 40' "whoopied" ridgeline? Is that for your tarp? Or your hammock?

    If you are making a adjustable structural ridgeline for each hammock, I think you'll only need about 15-16ft per each.

    If...
  24. For my upcoming trip, I've got the UQ, hammock,...

    For my upcoming trip, I've got the UQ, hammock, and suspension stored together (UQ on bottom, then hammock, then suspension). The tarp stored separate, and the bug net stored separate. No TQ...
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    I think as has been mentioned previously in the...

    I think as has been mentioned previously in the thread, one of the biggest draws to the DIY setup for me is that I actually get to/know how to make all my own gear.

    When I can go hang, and know...
  26. If the above falls through - I'd also be...

    If the above falls through - I'd also be interested in the Cosmic 20.
  27. Thanks for responses!

    Thanks for responses!
  28. Small DIY Accessories - Where to buy in person?

    Hello everybody,

    I live in a decent sized city (KC), and was wondering if anyone would happen to know what type of store might sell small BIY accessories like tension locks, D-rings, etc...

    I...
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    I'll take the Baltoro!

    I'll take the Baltoro!
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    Hi, I am also curious as to the size of both the...

    Hi, I am also curious as to the size of both the Osprey and the Baltoro.

    Any way I could get a pic of front/back of each as well?

    Thanks!
  31. Is there a different name for a lark's head knot?...

    Is there a different name for a lark's head knot?

    I tried to read through, as that is what I would like to use, but I didn't see it mentioned. However, I am kind of new to knot terminology, so I...
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