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  1. Special thanks to Dutch from Student Home Hogan!

    Greetings,
    I'm doing this mostly to put Dutch in the spot light but our students had a very out of character response to having this local business owner come by during our cabin weekend for dinner....
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    Yup! Drafted from RSBTRís Winter12. So 12 foot...

    Yup! Drafted from RSBTRís Winter12. So 12 foot ridge line and about nine feet wide. I hate hate hate working with UL Silpoly and the like so it was a lot of fun messing around with bonding everything...
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    The orange was a limited run of .67 from...

    The orange was a limited run of .67 from Ripstopbytheroll. The fabric was gifted to us (our students, hence the gym) to experiment with and see what we could do. I believe we got the last ten yards!...
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    Well. Itís not horrible. Looks like I could use...

    Well. Itís not horrible.
    Looks like I could use another five inches on each pole but Iíll get a better idea once I pitch it live.
    On a side note about adding luxury weight to a $$$ UL fabric;...
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    Well I caved and bought a set to make for the DCF...

    Well I caved and bought a set to make for the DCF tarp.
    I look at it this way; the tarp was a project with my students, the fabric gifted with ďgo nutsĒ as the only requirement, and the poles are...
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    I popped in today with this exact question. Just...

    I popped in today with this exact question. Just finished a Winter12 knock off in .67. Would love to try a two pole set up but have the same questions you do.
    However. Dutchware is fairly close to...
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    So to help keep the quilt in place, you can set...

    So to help keep the quilt in place, you can set the secondary suspension (the white chords) tighter corresponding to the direction you lay. Example: I sleep head left, foot right, so I set the right...
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    Thank you everyone who pitched in! Mystery...

    Thank you everyone who pitched in!
    Mystery solved: user error.
    My second night was a little better with the primary on the loose end and the draft collars opened up a little.

    Third night. A...
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    I was going to try that tonight with shock chord!...

    I was going to try that tonight with shock chord! That looks great!

    -GTP
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    Hey! Thanks for chiming in! One of the reasons...

    Hey! Thanks for chiming in! One of the reasons y'all are so great!

    Love hearing feedback from the creators. I wanted to pick out a couple things.




    By this are you speaking to the chords at...
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    Exactly. Shoulder and foot end. It always seemed...

    Exactly. Shoulder and foot end. It always seemed that if I could mate them together that the slipping issue would be solved.
    However. It make sense that a too tight primary would be fighting me...
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    So tonight I'm going to try two things: 1) Loop...

    So tonight I'm going to try two things:
    1) Loop to the head end to give me room to play with tension.
    2) Set secondary tension higher on head and foot ends.

    If that solves the problem, boom. I'd...
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    Thanks for the feedback, Iíll piggy back off this...

    Thanks for the feedback, Iíll piggy back off this one.

    Iíve got a full length so Iím guessing at least the 77. I can lay covered head to toe.

    The primary suspension has always seemed tight so...
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    Yup, Iíve tried setting my lay ends higher. I...

    Yup, Iíve tried setting my lay ends higher. I might go back out again tonight and set up in the yard. Iím pretty much stuck with Dutch since their shop is a town over. I hear that UGQ is buddy buddy...
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    Only 5í9 and 200# so pretty neutral for hammock...

    Only 5í9 and 200# so pretty neutral for hammock sizing.


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    Zeppelin/Chameleon set-up help!

    Morning folks,
    Note to the UGQ family, I absolutely adore my 0 degree Zeppelin! I just don't think it likes my Chameleon very much.
    But I could just be new to the world of non-hodgepodge Costco...
  17. That was my first thought but the dimensions I...

    That was my first thought but the dimensions I used were a copy of HQ. Iíve just never used one before and am curious if it mirrors what anyone else uses.
  18. UQ DIY Storage Sack size? (baby for scale)

    Evening Ďtween the tree folk,

    An early Christmas present game my way from a family member for a short notice BSA fall camp out.

    We live in a fairly small apartment and my wonderful wife...
  19. Thanks to all. I remember seeing the ďprintersĒ...

    Thanks to all. I remember seeing the ďprintersĒ in the shop a couple months back. Really cool stuff happening for the hammock community AND downtown Lancaster!

    -GTP
  20. P2F "interior" color for Winter Top Cover?

    Evening 'tween The Trees Dwellers,

    Looking at asking for the WTC from my wife for this Holiday. I absolutely love the Print2Fabric options but I'm curious what the interior of the fabric will look...
  21. Thisíll give me another reason for weekly DCF...

    Thisíll give me another reason for weekly DCF trip. Looks great! Iíll make a Burger Food Bag roll top!

    -GTP


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    I've tried every iteration of the tarp worms....

    I've tried every iteration of the tarp worms. Almost every piece of bug shaped bling. And run a custom longer version of Dutch's CRL or Hansen's duel V CRL with dutch stuff.

    Honestly, they all...
  23. That was beautiful. I herby accept my sap...

    That was beautiful.
    I herby accept my sap straps and beetle buckles.
    -GTP
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    Is the spring trip about the same caliber? I've...

    Is the spring trip about the same caliber? I've got to plan pretty far in advanced to get the time off and after seeing the trip report, I'm excited to attend!
    -GTP
  25. It certainly gave me the push to get my own HHH! ...

    It certainly gave me the push to get my own HHH!
    A bit of uncanny valley hearing the intro!
    -GTP
  26. I've itching for my first group hang but it looks...

    I've itching for my first group hang but it looks like I'll have to be on hold until the Spring!
    Enjoy for me!
    -GTP
  27. They come in a stuff sack about the size of a...

    They come in a stuff sack about the size of a long watermelon but Iíve compressed two into a normal midsize stuff sack. 🤷🏻*♂️
  28. How is it working out for you? -GTP

    How is it working out for you?
    -GTP
  29. Iím going both. But Iíve got a third. TQ was...

    Iím going both. But Iíve got a third. TQ was easier the first time I dove in. Maybe fo a mash up of the two for an awesome TQ?
    -GTP
  30. Yessir! Took a some fiddling but I do believe...

    Yessir! Took a some fiddling but I do believe itís set up correctly.
  31. No ones going crazy about the new sidecar alternative?

    Three night report.

    1) first night. Normal set up with Costco quilts. Easy and comfy lay with foot end higher up. Stored my cell phone, extra sweatshirt, and cap. Woke up after EIGHT glorious...
  32. Time to bust out the trusty thread ripper!

    Time to bust out the trusty thread ripper!
  33. 22.90$ so up a little this year.

    22.90$ so up a little this year.
  34. Costco Downs back in stock here in Central PA.

    They must have heard Dutch hit the road. Our local (Harrisburg) Costco had two pallets in today. I bought three!

    Planning on trying my hand at harvesting down from my old quilts and doubling up...
  35. This is really cool and very ingeniously made....

    This is really cool and very ingeniously made. Took a couple minutes to wrap my head around which zipper goes where but itís fairly simple. The camo is nice!

    ...
  36. Yah I need to find some saftey clips and forgo...

    Yah I need to find some saftey clips and forgo the CL. In the mean time...I work/live with a bunch of teenagers so the likelihood of the getting caught in anything life threatening is fairly low. I...
  37. Picked mine up today! Excited to try it out...

    Picked mine up today!
    Excited to try it out this week.
    -GTP
  38. I entertained the entertainer! Makes my day!...

    I entertained the entertainer!
    Makes my day!
    -GTP
  39. Residency position makes frequent hanging a...

    Residency position makes frequent hanging a challenge. [emoji25]However, Iíve slowly converted a few of our students to hammocks!
  40. Saw it yesterday! Have to be honest, Iíve never...

    Saw it yesterday! Have to be honest, Iíve never wanted something I didnít need with this much enthusiasm. Another excuse to stop in and bother your staff.

    -GTP
  41. When you have spare DWG and too much spare time...

    You make the worldís most unnecessary ID Tag lanyard.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180915/15e19cf7e28c1e9b4c8e814ce5caccaf.jpg

    Anyone else have fun uses to surplus Dutch bling?
    ...
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    Iíve only used it in guy lines. Only lashing Iíve...

    Iíve only used it in guy lines. Only lashing Iíve done is a quick loop and a bury at the tag end. I hear what youíre saying about snags, it wasnít as smooth to work with as Lash-it but a small Saftey...
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    I had our daughter (now eight months old) in a...

    I had our daughter (now eight months old) in a hammock with me as soon as she could sit up with assistance!

    It really is a heck of a lot of fun. She was giggling the whole time. However, she...
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    Having tuned in back during early spring...Iím...

    Having tuned in back during early spring...Iím really excited to be to the point where Iím waiting for new episodes! Looking forward to this monthsís episode!

    -GTP
  45. Thank you for the feedback! I repitched this...

    Thank you for the feedback! I repitched this afternoon and, after a bad storm this afternoon, found I could spend more time fiddling. Of course, pitching in the dark doesnít help much but I figured a...
  46. My heart sank at those first four words. What a...

    My heart sank at those first four words. What a rollercoaster!

    Thank you! I am pretty happy with it. Trying out prusiks instead of the tato toggles today.


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  47. Newbie DIYer looking for Winter12 feedback!

    Greetings everyone,

    Hit the ground running with hammock camping in the last year. Set a goal for the summer to learn to use my motherís old sewing machine. Had a few good results under my belt and...
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    Sure. Any basic seam ripper works well. Find the...

    Sure. Any basic seam ripper works well. Find the first stitch of the line you want to pull. Cut that, both sides. Go to the next point that the stitches cross. Cut that only on the on side. Move back...
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    Itís hard to grasp HOW to do it at first glance...

    Itís hard to grasp HOW to do it at first glance but it ends up being really simple and does overall improve the loft. Iíve done five quilts now and it takes me less than thirty minutes. Definitely...
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    I did shinny out for the hipbelt kit. Not super...

    I did shinny out for the hipbelt kit. Not super concerned about waterproof-ness so I didnít really consider how it would effect things. Most DCF Iíve seen is shinny out.

    -GTP
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