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  1. Sounds like you had a great time and learned a...

    Sounds like you had a great time and learned a lot. Thanks for sharing your lessons with us. Anything you would do differently?
  2. Sorry, but yes, another question about needles and threads

    Great link XXL... Thanks... I've always wanted to learn more about kite making. I'm gonna try the "hot basting" technique the discussion various articles.
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    Maybe a wind stopper fleece fabric? ...

    Maybe a wind stopper fleece fabric?

    http://www.seattlefabrics.com/fleece.html?gclid=CjwKEAiAxfu1BRDF2cfnoPyB9jESJADF-MdJ3GozmIO8EycfhRATHAvLffw4ls8FG5bD8FmTpWSTzRoCtf_w_wcB#gore%20windstopper
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    Thanks Kyle, I really appreciate you bringing...

    Thanks Kyle, I really appreciate you bringing new, innovative products to our community. Looking forward to trying this out.
  5. Thread: I hate down

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    Naaaaaa, that couldn't be it.....

    Naaaaaa, that couldn't be it.....
  6. Thanks Gravity, great post. I learned a lot and...

    Thanks Gravity, great post. I learned a lot and appreciate the effort you made to make this available to us.
  7. Count me in this time....

    Count me in this time....
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    I like the 503... Will do anything you would...

    I like the 503... Will do anything you would want it too...
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    At that price point, picking up a vintage machine...

    At that price point, picking up a vintage machine would be the direction I would lean. Singer 15 series, Necchi's and brothers are available pretty regularly on CL. If you want something "New", I...
  10. Very cool Papa.... Thanks!

    Very cool Papa.... Thanks!
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    Are these the "monopod" poles?

    Are these the "monopod" poles?
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    Really nice BTW... I'm very jealous [emoji3].

    Really nice BTW... I'm very jealous [emoji3].
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    The thread says "under quilt", but that's your...

    The thread says "under quilt", but that's your Top quilt ( right?). Don't mean to be a stickler...
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    Have you tried a Bridge Hammock? Maybe a...

    Have you tried a Bridge Hammock? Maybe a gathered end is just not for you...
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    Looks really nice, did you put an Oz in each...

    Looks really nice, did you put an Oz in each baffle?
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    So most vendors specify their hammock lengths as...

    So most vendors specify their hammock lengths as the length of body (the material) after all hems and end Chanel's are in place. If you buy an 11ft hammock from Dutch, the hammock body (material) is...
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    Very nice ! How does it compress?

    Very nice ! How does it compress?
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    Count me in, I just need a couple of weeks...

    Count me in, I just need a couple of weeks advance notice...
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    I've always wanted to Hike Aravaipa, what is the...

    I've always wanted to Hike Aravaipa, what is the best time of your to consider it. I've heard it gets hot in the summer....
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    Very nice! Great plans too!

    Very nice! Great plans too!
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    Thanks Shug! Really appreciate your willingness...

    Thanks Shug! Really appreciate your willingness to share and teach. Taking copious notes...
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    Welcome from far West Texas! First let me say,...

    Welcome from far West Texas! First let me say, "thanks for your service". Glad you came out of the shadows and joined in the conversation. Lots of great people here, try to attend a group hang if...
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    SilPoly is great stuff! I, like Monkeyboy42,...

    SilPoly is great stuff! I, like Monkeyboy42, omitted the cat cuts on my 11 footer and I'm very happy with how it pitches. I do use an internal pole mode because it's my winter tarp w/doors and I...
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    Welcome from far West Texas! Glad you could join...

    Welcome from far West Texas! Glad you could join us in the trees, happy to have you. Lots of great hanging in Az and a great hanging community too. Keep an eye out for group hangs, usually at...
  25. Is that the Jersey Devil?

    Is that the Jersey Devil?
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    Costco Quilt Idea - Transferring down

    Snowball posted a great photo showing the difference between the different fill powers in this thread. differences in down.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=120231

    You can...
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    So I have to ask, if you were to guess, is this...

    So I have to ask, if you were to guess, is this 650 fill power, or something greater?
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    Why not just purchase some loose down from one of...

    Why not just purchase some loose down from one of the vendors? It will be higher quality then what's already in them. Just keep in mind that these are "sewn through" so no matter how much you add...
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    Really enjoyed this vid, thanks Carver, your my...

    Really enjoyed this vid, thanks Carver, your my new hero... Would love to know more about the sock and would really like to know your opinion on how to drag a pulk. You and Shug have really inspired...
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    Another interesting piece of trivia... Most down...

    Another interesting piece of trivia... Most down harvested comes from ducks and geese that are raised for consumption and are typically harvested when the birds are about 4 months old and the vast...
  31. Thread: Making my TQ

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    Looks great! Is that the "blaze orange" or the...

    Looks great! Is that the "blaze orange" or the "burnt orange"? I really like the contrasting colors. Nice job..
  32. Quest Outfitters has a large selection.

    Quest Outfitters has a large selection.
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    X-Mas for the Wife!

    Very nice setup! You out-did yourself with this kit. You should be really proud and if anything will turn your wife to the dark side, this would be it... Now you need a Fronkey bugnet and and a 12...
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    Looks great! Congratulations, I think your going...

    Looks great! Congratulations, I think your going to be really happy with how it performs.
  35. Thread: Gear loft

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    What a great idea, thanks Snowball! My next...

    What a great idea, thanks Snowball! My next project...
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    Didn't know about that... Thanks Paul..

    Didn't know about that... Thanks Paul..
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    Don't discount the importance of getting into...

    Don't discount the importance of getting into your setup "warm". If your cold going in, you are going to have a tough time getting toasty. A lot of folks do some exercises and eat something before...
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    spiders and snakes

    Oh Shug the wise.... Where do you find this stuff... [emoji6]
  39. Very nice! I have 10 yards of that material...

    Very nice! I have 10 yards of that material waiting for me to get motivated. I think that's going to serve you well. Have you considered a pole mode?
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    Nice view! I think Derek camps near there....

    Nice view! I think Derek camps near there....
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    Very nice... So the material is actually 111 in...

    Very nice... So the material is actually 111 in long?
  42. Thread: Porch Mode

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    I'll chime in for porch mode as well. Here the...

    I'll chime in for porch mode as well. Here the the desert SW, blowing rain is not usually a problem but dew fall is an every night thing. Porch mode allows my hammock and quilts to breath and cuts...
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    Nice! Love that color! Will serve you well...

    Nice! Love that color! Will serve you well during hunting season [emoji12]
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    I would suggest no more then 6-8 stitches per...

    I would suggest no more then 6-8 stitches per inch, and keep at least a quarter in seam allowance (no trimming).
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    Stingers for me as well. Although I do have a...

    Stingers for me as well. Although I do have a couple with wasps right next to the d-rings that do basically the exact same thing.
  46. Sounds right to me, I made one close to yours and...

    Sounds right to me, I made one close to yours and it came in at 12.7. One of things that stuff sacks do (IMHO) is create one more thing that takes up room in your pack. With the snake skins, the...
  47. Tarp looks great! You should try snake skins and...

    Tarp looks great! You should try snake skins and store the tarp in your backpack.
  48. Good luck with that, you only have a gazillion...

    Good luck with that, you only have a gazillion choices when it comes to suspension [emoji12]. You could try to attend a group hang to see what others are doing.

    I second the sentiment to just jump...
  49. WTB: PM sent...

    PM sent...
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    Nice! Is this new? Haven't seen it before...

    Nice! Is this new? Haven't seen it before...
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