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    You realize that's per foot-not per yard, right? ...

    You realize that's per foot-not per yard, right? At least it's 65' wide, that's a plus.
  2. Great job there for your first tarp! I like the...

    Great job there for your first tarp! I like the way you did the tie-outs and side pulls too.
    I use the same method for my cat-cuts: 6' Swanson ruler from Lowes.
  3. Thanks RATyson, I have two other Bostons as...

    Thanks RATyson, I have two other Bostons as well: Jasmine and Jethro. Looking forward to meeting Mobie someday.
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    And yes: Thank You Kirk, for the nice video :)
  4. Thank You to all who came out and made this a fun...

    Thank You to all who came out and made this a fun week-end. It's always great to see old friends and meet new ones in the woods.

    Here's a few more pics of Riddle Creek and Hands Up Tree: ...
  5. You are missing some bad jokes. I am...

    You are missing some bad jokes.

    I am squidbilly and i approve this message.

    P.S. i like my little pony
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    Yes I cat-cut the edges. This us just a...

    Yes I cat-cut the edges. This us just a proportionally scaled up version of the DIYgearsupply Winter Tarp that I made for a forum member. I not sure I understand your question about the length. The...
  7. http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-87.4...

    http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-87.44614&lat=34.27859#.VTkM4iFVikp That looks like a good idea based on the latest forecast. We will probably still be there Friday, rain or not.
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    Welcome from Gadsden. Don't let a lack of gear...

    Welcome from Gadsden. Don't let a lack of gear keep you away from the Sipsey Hang. Between us, I'm sure we can hang one more! We did it last year.
  9. Do you have any Rock Creek Outfitters stickers? ...

    Do you have any Rock Creek Outfitters stickers? If not I'll bring you a couple.
  10. It looks like y'all had a great Fatt Butt...

    It looks like y'all had a great Fatt Butt time...now I wish I had made the trip!

    Gunner: thanks for posting all those pics. The Meck's hammered copper stands are so cool. I've got a feeling they...
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    Welcome from Gadsden. Hope you can make it to the...

    Welcome from Gadsden. Hope you can make it to the SWA Hang this coming weekend. Great way to meet local hangers and see lots of different hammock gear.
  12. At least one of my sons (15) will be there, maybe...

    At least one of my sons (15) will be there, maybe both.

    I could make a big pot of chili Saturday night. (about the only thing I can cook worth sharing)

    Suggestions for dayhikes we didn't do...
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    Even though the Cheaha Trailhead is within the...

    Even though the Cheaha Trailhead is within the State Park boundaries, I doubt that it would close since it is in a non-developed, free public access area. It would cost them even more money they...
  14. I hate to say it, but it looks like I will have...

    I hate to say it, but it looks like I will have to miss this hang. I have a long weekend off, but 600 miles is a long way to drive. Still hoping I can make The Smoke Butt Hang next month....I am...
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    Although Impetus fabric is coated, it is not...

    Although Impetus fabric is coated, it is not waterproof: just water resistant (DWR). All said, it just depends on your intended use. If you're going to be backpacking, you need light weight: 1.1...
  16. Thanks for the trip report and pics. Davis Creek...

    Thanks for the trip report and pics. Davis Creek is another area on my to-do list.
  17. Sorry to hear this, was looking forward to...

    Sorry to hear this, was looking forward to hanging out with you again. And I'm sure everybody wanted to see that Membranesil tarp.



    Come on down...it's always nice to meet new hangers.
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    You mentioned the sound of the raindrops on the...

    You mentioned the sound of the raindrops on the material. That's one of the things I love about my MembraneSil tarp. Hard to describe the sound: more of a "tack" than a "tick" sound. More muffled. ...
  19. Awesome! Jethro and BeBop are glad some of their...

    Awesome! Jethro and BeBop are glad some of their Ga. friends are gonna make it. Also, they will be glad to see their Ms. and La. friends too.
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    http://www.questoutfitters.com/narrow_roll_goods.h...

    http://www.questoutfitters.com/narrow_roll_goods.htm#WEBBING- NYLON

    #2029 . 3/4" lightweight nylon webbing. A little heavier than grosgrain...makes nice tie-outs.
  21. Here's a Google Earth screenshot from the first...

    Here's a Google Earth screenshot from the first Hang: www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/90700-Sipsey-Wilderness-Hang-April-4th-5th-and-6th

    And pics of the...
  22. Thanks for the trip report and pics. Sounds like...

    Thanks for the trip report and pics. Sounds like y'all had a great time. I never get tired of the SWA, and hope to see y'all at the SWA Hang next month.

    2ply: glad to hear you'll be at the hang!
  23. Yeah, this regarding rolled hems. I had no luck...

    Yeah, this regarding rolled hems. I had no luck with any of them either. Practice making them by hand. The only rolled hem guide I find useful is a homemade one found here:...
  24. LOL I recognize that waterfall in the first...

    LOL I recognize that waterfall in the first pic... and your gps track. We bushwacked out that way once, so I know how hard it was going in.

    Looks like you parked in the right place: just went...
  25. :lol: Now that's funny! The video was...

    :lol: Now that's funny! The video was great...you should do video reports on your hammock hangs.

    Also, paracordgalaxy has shock cord in colors.
  26. I hope y'all can make it too..So far, I think the...

    I hope y'all can make it too..So far, I think the longest distance to attend is from Vicksburg, Ms..





    Is anytime too late for hate? The only time I would consider too late is after seconds.
  27. Either weekend. Decide on one, and I'll try to...

    Either weekend. Decide on one, and I'll try to get that one off. Thanks for getting the ball rolling on this Jim, Things have been busy around here lately, and will not be easing up any time soon.
  28. Or I could bring Jasmine and she would have us...

    Or I could bring Jasmine and she would have us for dinner.:scared:

    I wish we could make it, but I'm on call that weekend too. Unfortunately, now I only get about one weekend off each month. We...
  29. Make a grizzbeak to add to one end in case you...

    Make a grizzbeak to add to one end in case you need coverage from blowing rain.
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    WTB/WTT: Do you sew? DIY with:...

    Do you sew? DIY with: http://www.questoutfitters.com/coated.html#Coated Fabrics (scroll down to SILNYLON 1.1 OZ RIPSTOP)
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    I have three Boston Terriers that take turns...

    I have three Boston Terriers that take turns going on backpacking trips. Each of them sleep in my hammock with me.
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  32. Sorry guys! Had I known Dutch was gonna bring...

    Sorry guys! Had I known Dutch was gonna bring that tarp I would have warned y'all to bring your welding goggles. :cool:

    Thanks for the trip report: it looks like you had a great hang in spite...
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    SOLD: Funds sent.

    Funds sent.
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    SOLD: I'll take it....the Hawk, Sheath and 2 handles.

    I'll take it....the Hawk, Sheath and 2 handles.
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    http://www.rei.com/c/slings

    http://www.rei.com/c/slings
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    Interesting to note: climbing runners, designed...

    Interesting to note: climbing runners, designed to arrest a dynamic fall, are all bar- tacked. So are all the runners on camming devices. Of course in climbing, you depend on the dynamic rope's...
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    I'm jealous! :( Stuck here in town on the...

    I'm jealous! :( Stuck here in town on the electronic leash.
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    SOLD: Funds sent.

    Funds sent.
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    I did use the Loctite on both sides. At first, it...

    I did use the Loctite on both sides. At first, it seems to stick better than Silnet, but after time in the stuff sack it has started to separate from the material: even the shiny side. For the...
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    SOLD: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    Next time I'm off is 23,24,25 this month. ...

    Next time I'm off is 23,24,25 this month. Wildsouth has a trail work day that I was considering participating in on the 24th. (privet pulling on 206) What would you like to see?
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    Welcome...from Gadsden. We will be having a hang...

    Welcome...from Gadsden. We will be having a hang at the Sipsey Wilderness Area around the first of April. Watch for it in the Trip Planning: Southeast Section.
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    Nice vid: thanks for posting. Was that camp up...

    Nice vid: thanks for posting. Was that camp up along the cliff above Borden Creek? I was up there Friday and Saturday night, in the Braziel Creek area. Set up a basecamp off of 208 and did some off...
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    I just applied a test dose of S-S Ultra Seam Sil...

    I just applied a test dose of S-S Ultra Seam Sil to some Silpoly scraps and Membrane sil scraps that I practiced stitches on. I'll let them cure overnight and see what happens.
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    The problem I encountered was seam-sealing the...

    The problem I encountered was seam-sealing the ridgeline seam (I used a flat-felled seam). I applied Silnet to the line of stitches as I have done before with silnylon tarps, but the silnet began to...
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    So far, the Locite Vinyl,Fabric & Plastic...

    So far, the Locite Vinyl,Fabric & Plastic Adhesive seems to be holding. I applied a thin coat to the line of stitches and it remains intact after a few cycles of stuffing/unstuffing the tarp this...
  47. After watching this video, I kind-of feel bad for...

    After watching this video, I kind-of feel bad for suggesting you start at Randolph, since the Sipsey Fork was too high to cross. If you use this guage,...
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    Unfortunately, I can't make it this weekend....

    Unfortunately, I can't make it this weekend. Looking forward to the next hang.
  49. That is Mize Mill Falls. I think Turkeyfoot Falls...

    That is Mize Mill Falls. I think Turkeyfoot Falls is the one downstream that flows in from the north.
  50. Thanks for posting the video, that was beautiful....

    Thanks for posting the video, that was beautiful. I just got home from a long weekend up there: wandering in the 208/210 area. It warmed up a bit yesterday and last night. All morning I could hear...
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