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    That was before Amstel was commonly used on...

    That was before Amstel was commonly used on hammocks and titanium hardware was soon to follow.
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    This is an incredible thread. You picked a good...

    This is an incredible thread. You picked a good one to read.
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    Great idea Pan, if you need a tarp, you need...

    Great idea Pan, if you need a tarp, you need figure9s. One stop shopping, you are becoming the superstore of HF.
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    Bump, just for nostalgia

    Bump, just for nostalgia
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    Tom offered to replace my worn out spectra for $20

    Tom offered to replace my worn out spectra for $20
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    Somewhere at the very distant beginning of this...

    Somewhere at the very distant beginning of this thread warbonnetguy figured out how to hitch it without a half hitch. It works great and very easy to adjust and set.
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    I was also thinking that this would be on the end...

    I was also thinking that this would be on the end of a fairly short strap, no more than 4 foot long. I think that with how hard it is to adjust I will probaly go back to anchors and tree huggers. ...
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    People do pay $10 for a set of rings and I think...

    People do pay $10 for a set of rings and I think $12 for a set of buckles, but I don't think there would be huge amount of people ordering them.

    Deljohnton, how well does the webbing work in...
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    They look great, just great.

    They look great, just great.
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    I'm not finished with it yet, but I finally got...

    I'm not finished with it yet, but I finally got around to making one of those buckle/anchors. I still have to put radiuses on it. It also weighs more than I wish at 24 grams. Maybe I can shave...
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    I bet your buddy could make a bunch of them. ...

    I bet your buddy could make a bunch of them. make it worth his time setting up the cnc.
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    I have been using WBG's hitch on a set of anchors...

    I have been using WBG's hitch on a set of anchors for at least 20 hangs and there has been no plippage or wear to the line. I have played around with the hex stock but I prefer the anchors for rope...
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    As the defacer of Grizz's coins I would like to...

    As the defacer of Grizz's coins I would like to point out that they are english pounds and there is a hole drilled in Queen Elizabeth's head.
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    Hey scott, I agree about the upward teeth...

    Hey scott,
    I agree about the upward teeth and I made one like that soon after I made the first one. I usually use my anchors that are on my HH, but with my new interest with the bridge I got...
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    You are going to be the only one of us with a 2...

    You are going to be the only one of us with a 2 "pound" suspension. I've been waiting patiently to use that joke.



    I've noticed MI6 agents parked outside my house in little British cars and...
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    WBG I wanted to follow up on this because I have...

    WBG I wanted to follow up on this because I have had more experience trying to use these. It is easily adjusted using uncoated line like BPL core plus, however it was a little tougher using Vectran...
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    I think to recap a very long thread... The figure...

    I think to recap a very long thread... The figure 9 with the biner is neat but doesn't have a good weight/usefulness purpose. The small figure 9 will not hold for suspension. The large figure 9 can...
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    Has anybody tried this with the prussik knot and...

    Has anybody tried this with the prussik knot and the 1.5 mm vectran? Is 1.5 vectran covered and what is it's weight limit? If noone has tried it before I think I want to order some 1.5mm and give...
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    It is BPL core plus uncovered spectra. Which...

    It is BPL core plus uncovered spectra. Which brings me to a question I had for you. I got some of that sailing rope 3mm vectrux (sp?) and you mentioned using silicone to finish off the ends. I...
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    I find it very easy to adjust. To tighten just...

    I find it very easy to adjust. To tighten just pull the free end and it will as long as there is no signifigent weight on the other line. To loosen you have to pull the loop releasing the free end....
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    Now that I think about it it wouldn't be tough to...

    Now that I think about it it wouldn't be tough to cut. I have a tough time bending the stainless though. I was using a vise and a hammer. Not exactly precise machining. I bet if I ask my buddy...
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    Wow Koburn that slider is cool It may be more...

    Wow Koburn that slider is cool It may be more than my ability can make though. Still it would be a great solution.
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    I'm not getting it, but I really want to so...

    I'm not getting it, but I really want to so please explain. Just realize stainless is not very Dutch freindly.
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    I wanted to see what could be done with one of...

    I wanted to see what could be done with one of these...
    http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/st...rId=1250022 6

    I came up with this.......
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    There is one problem with this design, the slider...

    There is one problem with this design, the slider can turn sideways. I think that is why you suggested welded barstock. There is a lot of excess, but it was more for design than for function. Also...
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    I've pushed a pedal or 2 and I know what you...

    I've pushed a pedal or 2 and I know what you mean. They spend more on just a frame than I spend on my bike. At some point I just wanna say get a moped if you want it to be that easy silly biker boy...
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    I looked at one of those byer round slides. I...

    I looked at one of those byer round slides. I like the idea and I want to make one out of Aluminum. I don't want to be labeled as a "weight weenie" but 11 oz is too much for a suspension. Plus you...
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    I think 6061 is Aluminum, and that would be...

    I think 6061 is Aluminum, and that would be better because drilling, cutting, and filing stainless is not fun.
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    Gather around friends because I have the product...

    Gather around friends because I have the product of a life time. It's guaranteed and it's warrenteed. It will pick you up when you’re feeling down, it will help you not feel lonely when no one is...
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    I was thinking that a spring gate could be made...

    I was thinking that a spring gate could be made out of the spring of a clothes pin. But I still don't think it is needed or I would do it. It just sounds like a cool idea. I would need to leave...
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    Then it's set, biners are now obsolete as of 10am...

    Then it's set, biners are now obsolete as of 10am EST October 23, 2007.
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    My piece was easily made my hacksawing the line...

    My piece was easily made my hacksawing the line in the middle first then drilling holes centered on the cut line. Then some creative filing. I spend more time cleaning up so no one suspects...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/4/0/9/A...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/4/0/9/ATT00004_129789.jpg

    I found some time at work to make this last night. It is 1.7" long and 1.5 wide, 3/16 thick. It was square, but weighed 18...
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    I was thinking of either a hook or a slide that...

    I was thinking of either a hook or a slide that is attatched by drilling an tapping the horseshoe. It doesn't have to suppot you, just keep webbin from falling out. I also think that the slot could...
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    If you mean the horseshoe on the webbing, he made...

    If you mean the horseshoe on the webbing, he made it from 3/16 Aluminuim.

    Scott it looks like you sewed it real tight after the horseshoe was already on the webbing. Am I correct or was it just...
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    Scott I scored some of that cool camo webbing off...

    Scott I scored some of that cool camo webbing off of Grizz too. The stuff rocks. I like your idea. I'm not sure what my biner weighs but I bet it is more.
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    Rapt that looks awsome but I can't tell how the...

    Rapt that looks awsome but I can't tell how the spectra (the thicker rope) it wrapped. Do you have a better picture showing it?
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    I didn't really test it to too extreme weight but...

    I didn't really test it to too extreme weight but I picked up about 300 pounds with it. It looks plenty strong.

    The holes are about 3/16th

    I took pictures but my phone won't send pictures for...
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    I know I should just let this thread die but what...

    I know I should just let this thread die but what the heck. I drilled three holes in a nickle. It works great and only weighs 4 grams. Now I am the only one that support themselves on a nickle.:D
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    Your triangle looks like it is stainless steel,...

    Your triangle looks like it is stainless steel, which seems like a good idea since it is so small it still won't weigh much. Is that homemade or did you find it somewhere.
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    Scott it is true that it was purely WBG's hitch. ...

    Scott it is true that it was purely WBG's hitch. I used coated nylon rope from REI and I think the outer wrapping really catches. I would use caution if the line was real slippy like coreplus from...
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    I took my large 9s to work to see if I could...

    I took my large 9s to work to see if I could break one. I filed down the teeth so it would not be abrasive to my rope. I used 4mm nylon rope from REI with a 900 pound limit. I lifted 330 pounds no...
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    I just got back from REI and got 3 large figure...

    I just got back from REI and got 3 large figure 9s and 8 small ones. They didn't have any with the biner on it. I also got some 4mm rope that has a 900 pound test. So I can try lifting 600+...
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    Turk I'm lovin it. And you incorperated the mini...

    Turk I'm lovin it. And you incorperated the mini figure 9 for the tarp. When I get large 9s tomarrow I'll do some lifting at work. What hammock did you use. It looks like there is alot of sag. ...
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    WBG I was wondering what happened to you. I...

    WBG I was wondering what happened to you. I think the destruction of perfectly good 9s will be happening soon.
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    Turk I will try to call REI in Philly. If they...

    Turk I will try to call REI in Philly. If they have it I should be able to get some Sunday or Monday at the latest. At least they should have the reg large 9s. The more I think about your...
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    Scott i don't want you talking to yourself so...

    Scott i don't want you talking to yourself so I'll join in. I did like the three holed triangle when I used is because it replaced the knot and was so easy to adjust. I didn't like it dropping me...
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    Scott, you also eliminated another problem, with...

    Scott, you also eliminated another problem, with a fixed position you had to have enough line to get to the hugger and back. If the trees were too far apart you would have to untie and retie the...
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    Turk I don't see the advantage to buckling the...

    Turk I don't see the advantage to buckling the huggers because it is another place the system could fail or slip. Unless I'm missing something (and that is very possible), it seems better to run the...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/4/0/9/c...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/4/0/9/cam.jpg
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