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  1. Sorry for the late reply, I was out of town with...

    Sorry for the late reply, I was out of town with no cell coverage.

    Iím coming back from an overseas trip the day the hang starts. Not sure if I am going to be able to make the whole hang so I...
  2. Spent a week on Lake Powell on a house boat. Set...

    Spent a week on Lake Powell on a house boat. Set up the Tensa4 on the top deck and slept like a baby under the stars....
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    Looks good. Im glad you got a good setup.

    Looks good. Im glad you got a good setup.
  4. FS: I'll take the Amok Draumr xl Sent from my...

    I'll take the Amok Draumr xl

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  5. FS: What color is the Amok Draumur?

    What color is the Amok Draumur?
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    With your hammock, you want the hammock as close...

    With your hammock, you want the hammock as close to the poles as possible. So the shorter the suspension the better. If you need to raise the hammock once you have the poles set, tighten the guy...
  7. FS: I'm in for bundle #1 Sent from my GM1915 using...

    I'm in for bundle #1

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    I have to agree with cmc4free. Get out there and...

    I have to agree with cmc4free. Get out there and get your hands dirty putting up the tarp. The tarp extensions take some fiddling with to get dialed in.

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    I dont have an exact size on the loops I used. I...

    I dont have an exact size on the loops I used. I used scraps of paracord I had laying around. If I had to guess I would say they are six inch loops. The key is to make them long enough to allow...
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    FS: That's what I was going to say. Looks like a pair...

    That's what I was going to say. Looks like a pair spiders and dutch clips.

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    My diy stand is still holding strong. I haven't...

    My diy stand is still holding strong. I haven't made any modifications to the original build. The heaviest weight I have had in mine is 270lbs, with no issues. My poles don't really flex much. The...
  12. FS: Second on the summer sock if first one falls...

    Second on the summer sock if first one falls through.

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    FS: Is this the standard or wide version? Sent...

    Is this the standard or wide version?

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  14. I'm in for bundle #3 Sent from my GM1915 using...

    I'm in for bundle #3

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  15. I saw these last week at my local Sam's...

    I saw these last week at my local Sam's Club(Phoenix AZ). Don't remember the price though. Are they at least decent, anyone used one before?

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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    Anyone get it overstuffed? Just curious how much...

    Anyone get it overstuffed? Just curious how much it effects the comfort of the pillow.
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    My first couple of times sleeping in a hammock...

    My first couple of times sleeping in a hammock were rough as well. My issue was I was worried about falling out of the hammock. I woke up several times in the night feeling for the edges of the...
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    So what is the ideal image size to use. I have a...

    So what is the ideal image size to use. I have a few images I would love to print but when adjusting the image in the design tool it cuts some of the top and sides out. I would like to use as much...
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    This is cool. A couple of photos I had handy. ...

    This is cool. A couple of photos I had handy. Did take some adjusting to get it fit the pillow good.

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  21. Thread: PNW Convert

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    Welcome to trees......

    Welcome to trees......
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    The foot end is always the end with the ground...

    The foot end is always the end with the ground strap,and it should be roughly a foot higher than the head end. For my ground line and base line I use amsteel. when getting in and out of the hammock...
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    I found that the three inch over lap is plenty....

    I found that the three inch over lap is plenty. I've slept in it with my son for a total weight of 260 lbs. The joints held beautifully. The only issue you will run into with using longer joints is...
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    I second this. Use the large orange screw. You...

    I second this. Use the large orange screw. You can get a two pack on amazon for $25. And like chefko stated, the thin wall emt will work fine. Lots of folks on here, including myself, built theirs...
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    If you are going to have joints in the stand do...

    If you are going to have joints in the stand do not put them in the middle. The joints will be the weakest point in the stand. Better to make the poles one solid piece or three piece sections. My...
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    Your stand looks great. I've always liked the...

    Your stand looks great. I've always liked the copper grommet idea. Something I've been meaning to integrate into my stand. I stopped using a ridgeline for mine,. I just use the ridgeline from my...
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    I always carry a can of soda with me. If my...

    I always carry a can of soda with me. If my camping spot has bees, I open the can of soda and put it 20 or so feet away from my spot. Bees love it and will stay out of camp area.

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    Got my order in for the Hammock Gear Econ Phoenix...

    Got my order in for the Hammock Gear Econ Phoenix this morning. Thanks for all the comments and help, greatly appreciated.

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    It does require at least one anchor on the foot...

    It does require at least one anchor on the foot end. I have tied it off to picnic tables or large rocks at camp sites. As for weight I'm 240 and have no issues with weight. I frequently nap in mine...
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    Have you looked into the diy tensahedron stand? ...

    Have you looked into the diy tensahedron stand? There are a few of us with threads on here with them. There are easy to build and pack down fairly small. They just weigh a bit much but that...
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    That's what I was actually leaning towards....

    That's what I was actually leaning towards. Thanks.

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    Down vs Synthetic Compression

    Looking to buy my first under quilt and have a question about compression. Which compresses smaller, down or synthetic?

    Looking for something in the 30 degree range that will not take up a lot of...
  33. I have flown with my stand and orange screws in...

    I have flown with my stand and orange screws in my checked bag a few times. Never any problems.
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    I've also contemplated the idea of using plasti...

    I've also contemplated the idea of using plasti dip. Seems rugged enough and you can sorta control the thickness as you apply it.

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    In the summer I use a microfiber blanket/towel. ...

    In the summer I use a microfiber blanket/towel. I only paid $20ish for it and it works great to keep me comfortable at night. It gets down to around 85 at night here and this works perfect for me....
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    Your stand looks good. I like the idea of the...

    Your stand looks good. I like the idea of the heat shrink on the joints. Mine has duct tape. I will have to give the heat shrink a try.
  37. I hammock camp here in AZ during the summer...

    I hammock camp here in AZ during the summer months. Our highs are usually 110-115 with lows at night around 85. But our humidity is much lower, only around 25% this time of year. But I pitch my...
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    I'm going to have to give this a try. I have...

    I'm going to have to give this a try. I have another hammock stand project I think this will be useful on as well. Thanks for the idea.
  39. I am down to hike any of the passages of the AZT....

    I am down to hike any of the passages of the AZT. I'm planning a thru-hike of the AZT in April, so I need the warm-ups for it.
  40. Can do. Was gonna bring a few pork shoulders as...

    Can do. Was gonna bring a few pork shoulders as well for pulled pork.


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  41. Ahh, I use the 14Ē stakes and dont have any...

    Ahh, I use the 14Ē stakes and dont have any problems most times. I do carry large orange screws though just in case.


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  42. What length alomosa stakes are you using? ...

    What length alomosa stakes are you using?


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  43. So pole angle is not that important. I start with...

    So pole angle is not that important. I start with my poles straight, no angle. I angle them to adjust the length of my hammock. As for guy lines I never worry about the length from the pole. I...
  44. I was planning to bring up my pit barrel cooker...

    I was planning to bring up my pit barrel cooker to smoke something up as well. Any suggestions?


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  45. Great video. I love the detail given about the...

    Great video. I love the detail given about the trail.


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  46. AZ > Long Valley Campground > 5th Annual Fall Group Hang Oct. 10-14, 2019

    Im planning to be there and looking forward to it

    Edit: 2 people and plan to be there all four days
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    I dont have one, but pulled this picture from...

    I dont have one, but pulled this picture from amazon.
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    Thatís actually a really good point. And its not...

    Thatís actually a really good point. And its not long term.


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    Me and the wife got a box of these at Costco...

    Me and the wife got a box of these at Costco around Christmas time. They are made by ziplock and came in a few different sizes. We bought them to organize our closet. Never in a million years did I...
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    Or when it shows it will be delivered on a...

    Or when it shows it will be delivered on a certain date and you go out of town and then get a notification the day you left that it was delivered. What??? It said scheduled for delivery in three days...
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