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    I'm not entirely sure what the max weight it can...

    I'm not entirely sure what the max weight it can hold but I'm 190-195lbs and it holds me just fine. It has dynaglide whoopies so I wouldn't attempt more than 225lbs in it.

    As for how it pleats...
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    Good luck Bosman, I hope you go forward with it....

    Good luck Bosman, I hope you go forward with it. Need more of these out in the field for testing the durability.
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    Its just a single layer of M50 and is so so...

    Its just a single layer of M50 and is so so comfy! Durability is still to be tested. Only a few of these out in the wild that I know of.

    Thanks Rooster!
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    Thanks for the kind words Acer. I cant wait to...

    Thanks for the kind words Acer. I cant wait to use this hammock more. Its the most comfortable one I own. Don't know if that is because of the material or because it is an 11' hammock. I'm leaning...
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    working on the pics, had to switch from my tablet...

    working on the pics, had to switch from my tablet over to the comp to get them uploaded! please bare with me!
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    BarberMike's M50 Hammock sewn by Raiffnuke

    Well the story all starts back at the end of November when I saw the first 3 M50 hammocks being developed by a few members here and wanting one for myself. I have sewn a few other hammocks myself and...
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    The carbon poles I used were never originally...

    The carbon poles I used were never originally bought with this purpose in mind. I'm sure that I can find some carbon poles that will work no problem. What size were the aluminum poles you used again...
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    Well I'm laying in my hammock right now and sadly...

    Well I'm laying in my hammock right now and sadly I have to say the carbon pole at the foot end failed horribly. Don't know if it had a defect or what because the head end didn't bow at all. May have...
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    well I wasn't able to get them tested tonight as...

    well I wasn't able to get them tested tonight as I had too much to do before it got dark. But Sunday is looking good for a hang in the park and I should be able to try them out then!
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    Poll: I def like the Thursday-Sunday options as it...

    I def like the Thursday-Sunday options as it leave me the ability to just come saturday night if I am not able to get off work. cant predict my schedule that far in advance.
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    I am also willing to sell the Camping Gaz stove...

    I am also willing to sell the Camping Gaz stove without the 3 cylinders for $35 if anyone is interested.
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    Alright had to go eat dinner with the family but...

    Alright had to go eat dinner with the family but I just had a chance to sit down and get the photos uploaded and will be testing them out tomorrow hopefully.

    First off for the poles I have used...
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    Well I made my set tonight and they came in at a...

    Well I made my set tonight and they came in at a weight of............................
    *Drum Roll*
    well I think I will let you all wait till I can get a chance to sit down and get the pics uploaded...
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    PUR Water filter is SOLD

    PUR Water filter is SOLD
  15. would love to go but sadly cant make it because i...

    would love to go but sadly cant make it because i promised someone I would pick them up at the airport saturday evening :(
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    Tin Man stove and Redneck Beer Cups are sold.

    Tin Man stove and Redneck Beer Cups are sold.
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    Cant wait to see the 3rd gen. what I really like...

    Cant wait to see the 3rd gen. what I really like about the idea is the integration of the rain resistance/tarp built into the sock!
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    I believe they can be shipped if not USPS but UPS...

    I believe they can be shipped if not USPS but UPS or FedEx with a hazards classification.
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    Closet Clean out! Come See Inside!

    well I though I would try and clean out my closet of unused gear tonight. All prices are shipped CONUS. If you are interested in more than one item I can probably knock off a couple dollars on...
  20. PM offer sent

    PM offer sent
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    defiantly tempting but I think I will have to...

    defiantly tempting but I think I will have to pass on this one.... but free UP to Drake as I just got a TQ from him
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    can't believe I have passed over this thread...

    can't believe I have passed over this thread unnoticed somehow since I have been in this forum. This is a really neat idea and I am very interested in the long term testing and improvements to...
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    Thanks for that little idea. I bet I could make...

    Thanks for that little idea. I bet I could make the little connectors out of a small peice of dowel rod and then drill a hole in the end. should be perfect. will have to try when I get home today!
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    ugh now I have to make these. I have some spare...

    ugh now I have to make these. I have some spare carbon poles laying around that are 6mmOD and 4mmID. wonder if they would work.

    Also maybe someone else would be able to produce these???
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    im going to have to check these out. hadnt heard...

    im going to have to check these out. hadnt heard of the brand yet
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    Def sounds interesting. I might be up for this...

    Def sounds interesting. I might be up for this one as I had to miss the BSF one. Also the weekend before you all went to BSF my girlfriend and I went for a short overnighter at Savage Gulf and hiked...
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    pm with offer sent

    pm with offer sent
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    here is what I made for my dog, Sophie, a 14#...

    here is what I made for my dog, Sophie, a 14# Lhasa Opso who is really a big dog trapped in a little dogs body.
    Its about 26"x18"x18" and can be strung under a hammock or between two trees. also has...
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    they are great I have ordered more than one set...

    they are great I have ordered more than one set and they are still holding up just as well as the first day I got them
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    *crosses fingers and hopes for a WW or WWM deal*

    *crosses fingers and hopes for a WW or WWM deal*
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    well its about 18" high and needs to be so that...

    well its about 18" high and needs to be so that my dog can stand up fully in it if she needs to. You can still fit it under the hammock, it just will be a little higher than the normal chair height....
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    We were a little worried at first how she would...

    We were a little worried at first how she would do during the trip and especially being alone in the "Pup Tent". We have taken her on short day hike and she has always done fine. We have also taken...
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    here are the pictures as promised. First off I...

    here are the pictures as promised.

    First off I will show you the little monster that I made the "Pup Tent" for.
    She "Sophie" hiked in and back out the total 12 miles. We say she is a big dog...
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    Got out for an overnight trip with the Girlfriend...

    Got out for an overnight trip with the Girlfriend this weekend. hope to get the pics off my camera later today and upload some of them!
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    couldn't find any but I went ahead and ordered...

    couldn't find any but I went ahead and ordered one anyways!
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    any coupons right now?

    any coupons right now?
  37. I'll take the Down Vest, PM sent in 2 seconds

    I'll take the Down Vest, PM sent in 2 seconds
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    ugh and i just put my order through Wednesday...

    ugh and i just put my order through Wednesday night!
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    I had the same thing happen to a bathtub floor on...

    I had the same thing happen to a bathtub floor on a tent I used to own. The Whole floor was tacky as could be. couldn't slide a pad around on it for the life of ya. Only thing I can think is that I...
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    also Tim Marshal makes some great quilts over at...

    also Tim Marshal makes some great quilts over at enLIGHTended Equipment. I personally have their Prodigy quilt and love it. you can undo the footbox and use it as a blanket, also it can be converted...
  41. Well I dont have a jarbidge yet but I just...

    Well I dont have a jarbidge yet but I just ordered the regular one for my girlfriend. I have a DIY Climashield Apex underquilt that is just slightly shorter than the Jarbidge. I have to say Apex is...
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    if not go for the regular darien made from 1.6 or...

    if not go for the regular darien made from 1.6 or 1.9 ripstop. should still be under a pound if i remember correctly and will hold more weight
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    Have to agree Tennessee is quite rocky and rooty....

    Have to agree Tennessee is quite rocky and rooty. doesnt make for great ground dwelling. I always usta wake up with some kinda knot or crick in my back somewhere. now I sleep better than in my own...
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    it depends on the angle of your straps to the...

    it depends on the angle of your straps to the tree. the flatter the suspension lines are teh more Stress( read tighter) your SRL will be. If you get your suspension hung at 30* it should result in a...
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    that's a really neat design. never saw it in the...

    that's a really neat design. never saw it in the other thread about dog tents. only thing for me is that I am trying to keep the design as light as possible. but if i were to fully enclose the ends...
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    That looks great! I just finished up my APEX...

    That looks great! I just finished up my APEX underquilt yesterday. took me about 6 hours to do and it was only 48"x40"
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    Both of the items are SOLD

    Both of the items are SOLD
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    SOLD: ENO DoubleNest and ENO Bugnet

    For sale I have an ENO DoubleNest with Arrowhead whoopie sling suspension modification. Also comes with 5' polyester tree straps no toggles. Just use a stick:laugh:
    Color: silver/gray body with...
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    Hammock Pics!!!

    Well I finally got a chance to set up the hammock and snap a few pics.
    Specs:
    1.4oz. ripstop nylon
    120"x58" final dimensions
    Channel ends
    Knotty Mod
    2.2mm 7' Dyneema Whoopies
    1.4mm Z-Line 100"...
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    Make your own! but if your not willing to do...

    Make your own!

    but if your not willing to do that then as already stated the BIAS(Butts In A Sling) Weight Weinne or Micro with Knotty Mod would bet great. Or also a Wilderness Logics Snipe which...
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