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    I got a few things at the spring garage sale....

    I got a few things at the spring garage sale. First time our local store did one. Most were in package returns. It's cool that they write the reason for return on the slip. My best score last time...
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    Readystrap.com

    http://readystrap.com/rst_008.htm
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    Yes, weight rating of the occupant, also the...

    Yes, weight rating of the occupant, also the overall weight. 1.1 is lighter carry weight over 1.9 as well.
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    Wow, record time? Excellent price.

    Wow, record time? Excellent price.
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    I'm aware, I use my sack that came with my SF,...

    I'm aware, I use my sack that came with my SF, merely pointing out that if overall volume is a concern, it can be made almost half as small.
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    Somebody posted a pic on a HF Facebook post a...

    Somebody posted a pic on a HF Facebook post a while back of one packed even smaller with a compassion sack of some kind.
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    I just got around to catching up on your vids....

    I just got around to catching up on your vids. Thanks for the breakdown, food weights are one of my biggest struggles, mostly because I always seem to over pack and end up bringing stuff back home....
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    Nice work. I just used a bucket for mine and was...

    Nice work. I just used a bucket for mine and was actually surprised by how it took my breath away.
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    Nice vid, I look forward to the rest in the...

    Nice vid, I look forward to the rest in the series.

    I'd be curious what your gear/food break down was to get you to that 30 pound mark with 8 days of food. It's the one area I always seem to...
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    My understanding is that it's not necessarily...

    My understanding is that it's not necessarily used as a liner to a poncho while wearing it. But used as a liner when the poncho is being used as a makeshift sleep system. I can't find the video now,...
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    Poll: Yup, mine were waiting in the mailbox when I got...

    Yup, mine were waiting in the mailbox when I got home from work. Thanks again Gunner for putting this all together.
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    Poll: If I'm not in the shipping line yet, I'm...

    If I'm not in the shipping line yet, I'm perfectly fine waiting. Tomorrow after work I leave for my 85 mile walk through the trees. I'll probably be out of cell/net contact most of that time, so I...
  13. Most IAT is going to be out and backs, not much...

    Most IAT is going to be out and backs, not much for larger loops. I have seen foot traffic on the sled/horse trails. But not really sure what the rules are.

    I have some pics on my blog page, posts...
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    Welcome, to both of you, from Milwaukee.

    Welcome, to both of you, from Milwaukee.
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    Poll: Just an fyi, I'm leaving tomorrow morning for the...

    Just an fyi, I'm leaving tomorrow morning for the woods and won't be back until the 27th, so should a PM regarding payment arrive in my absence I will respond after I get back to civilization.
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    WTB: I just saw you picked up a pretty decent package...

    I just saw you picked up a pretty decent package in the FS section. Nice score.
  17. Thread: tapering..?

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    Is this more referring to passing the line...

    Is this more referring to passing the line through itself sideways for locked brummels? I use a pencil for this to open it up and make it easier. Makes it real easy on zing it if you're doing a...
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    WTB: You will also get 10 different responses about...

    You will also get 10 different responses about footwear, from 10 different people. Likely most of your questions. I get my boots from REI, you pay a bit more, but that bulletproof return policy is...
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    Meh, so be it. I'll be 5 hours from home in one...

    Meh, so be it. I'll be 5 hours from home in one direction and in the woods for between 7-9 days. I'd rather carry the extra 20 oz. than end up sleeping on rocks. My base weight for this trip, minus...
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    You'll get plenty of answers to your other...

    You'll get plenty of answers to your other questions, so I'll address just number 2. I had similar questions.

    So I know the basic rule is "walk until you find some trees" but I'll toss in this...
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    Tons of good info here. That being said, I use a...

    Tons of good info here. That being said, I use a loop turner for 7/64 and 1/8, and I use a piece of doubled over craft wire (I think .20 size) for doing zing-it/lash-it. Now that I think about it I...
  22. I use a piece of laminated hard board. Glass...

    I use a piece of laminated hard board. Glass would probably be best, the board does obviously get a bunch of burn marks in it. The finish on top of my vintage sewing cabinet is pretty beat up, and...
  23. I didn't even see the ground explanation when I...

    I didn't even see the ground explanation when I typed that out, it was buried in a quote on tapatalk. That should about cover everything. ;)
  24. Going to ground is the term used to describe a...

    Going to ground is the term used to describe a ground setup of the hammock. If you should happen to be backpacking and something forces you to setup camp in a place there are no trees to hang from.
    ...
  25. I found that every time I try the iron trick my...

    I found that every time I try the iron trick my grosgrain starts to get a curve to it. This is with my iron on the lowest possible setting. I think for the next project I'm going to spring for the...
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    Wow. I was just gonna say I thought somebody in...

    Wow. I was just gonna say I thought somebody in the WTB was looking. That was lightning fast as expected.
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    There was a thread in the members section...

    There was a thread in the members section backpack forum a while back where a guy dyed his ULA pack. Turned out pretty well I think. But that was going from green to black. So he was already on the...
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    Nice spot. I have no hang spots in my yard. Looks...

    Nice spot. I have no hang spots in my yard. Looks to be a nice Mustang in the drive as well.
  29. Thread: Hello all

    by ErickSaint
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    Welcome from Milwaukee.

    Welcome from Milwaukee.
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    Poll: Thanks for the update, I was wondering how hard...

    Thanks for the update, I was wondering how hard they were hit out there.
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    I inquired about times for a WBBB and Brandon...

    I inquired about times for a WBBB and Brandon emailed me back this past Monday saying to read roughly 2.5 weeks from order to shipment. Not sure if that's only for hammocks. Since I'm leaving for a...
  32. Wait, there's a video from last year? I must have...

    Wait, there's a video from last year? I must have missed that.
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    My first hammock was a DN, it had served me well....

    My first hammock was a DN, it had served me well. I bought it initially before a camping trip to just lay around in. I just received a WBBB and it is going to be my camping hammock. I tired with my...
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    Excellent idea. I'm in. Thanks. Any color, it...

    Excellent idea. I'm in. Thanks. Any color, it would be cool just to get one.
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    Yeah that looks like stucco to me. If applied...

    Yeah that looks like stucco to me. If applied well, it will pretty much all feel like concrete when you rap on it. If you have access to a drill and a small, like 1/8" masonry bit, and you try a test...
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    It could be stucco or synthetic stucco over...

    It could be stucco or synthetic stucco over either wood or cinder block. That opens up a whole different can of worms. Unless you know for sure there is a block wall behind it. I used to install...
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    Most of the time these anchors are put in the...

    Most of the time these anchors are put in the mortar joints between the bricks not the actual cinder block itself. The mortar is going to carry your load better. There are a few different options...
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    FOUND: I've got one in the mail, received tracking info...

    I've got one in the mail, received tracking info this afternoon, so feel free to do what you have to do between the two of you.

    MODS: You can close this.
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    I'm a bit bigger than the OP, at about 270, I...

    I'm a bit bigger than the OP, at about 270, I went with 1/8" amsteel for my whoopies. This was just a matter of preference, the weight savings between the 7/64 and 1/8 was negligible to me, and I'd...
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    FOUND: I've got a deal in the works, but should it fall...

    I've got a deal in the works, but should it fall through I'll get back to you.
  41. That's about 3.5 hours from me. Sounds...

    That's about 3.5 hours from me. Sounds interesting, given I have proper cooler weather gear by then.
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    FOUND: Thanks for the tip. I'll reach out. I totally...

    Thanks for the tip. I'll reach out. I totally missed that thread.
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    FOUND: Warbonnet Blackbird 1.7 Double

    Well as the title states. Looking for a Warbonnet Blackbird 1.7 double layer.

    I'm leaving for a week long trip on the 18th of July, then a weekend trip the 1st of August, and then another week...
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    Welcome from Milwaukee. Still trying to find an...

    Welcome from Milwaukee. Still trying to find an acceptable way to hang inside as a renter.
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    Poll: Opps, I dont think I ever even posted my count on...

    Opps, I dont think I ever even posted my count on the forum. But my count was accurate on the SS last time I looked, for a total of 30.
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    A video a saw online mentioned that these are...

    A video a saw online mentioned that these are actually soda bottle blanks. They are vacuum molded into the shapes and sizes of various bottles. It was also noted that many science and educational...
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    Poll: I thought he was going to close them around the...

    I thought he was going to close them around the 20th.
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    Guessing the only way to be sure is to exchange...

    Guessing the only way to be sure is to exchange them at the store. My understanding from either this thread, or another I'm following about these bags, is that both have the same SKU in the computer,...
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    A guy on YouTube that does a lot of stove videos...

    A guy on YouTube that does a lot of stove videos uses these alcohol fuel bottles.
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    Poll: Fine. I'm in, now it's over 1400 ;) As others...

    Fine. I'm in, now it's over 1400 ;)

    As others above, I can paypal in advanced to help offset any initial costs. Just let me know.
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