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    Put the money towards socks and shoes; then you...

    Put the money towards socks and shoes; then you will always be lighter. Drink a 10 oz coffee in the morning instead of a 16 oz coffee; you save money and 6 oz of weight. Skip a meal — lots of choices...
  2. What the area looks like... around Bob Marshall...

    What the area looks like... around Bob Marshall Wilderness which is about 15-miles due West of Lincoln, Montana.

    Easy access, to the CDT. Worth a look to view some of the challenges.

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  3. Both ends of the hammock. Thus there is no...

    Both ends of the hammock. Thus there is no head-end and no foot-end.

    The stakes are Easton 10-inch Nano's (Red).
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  4. My solution

    My hammock is an 11-foot polyester tablecloth with a spreader bar. The spreader bar alleviates the bunching, which causes ridges in more compliant fabric. The polyester tablecloth has a minimal...
  5. You can also "find it" between your thumb and...

    You can also "find it" between your thumb and little finger, or so I
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    I have two 11-feet x 90-inch hammocks. Just do...

    I have two 11-feet x 90-inch hammocks.

    Just do it
  7. jeff-oh I, too, am interested in having a...

    jeff-oh

    I, too, am interested in having a complete system for less than $12.00 is phenomenal.

    Found a video for anyone who might be interested.

    EDIT:
    Received the Hammock, Bugnet, and...
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    Back in the early-70's, we lived near the...

    Back in the early-70's, we lived near the Chemical Bank off of Babgy and Walker. Rolling Stones at the Hofheinz.

    With regards to Facebook, there really is no privacy today, if it is free to join,...
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    Then I suppose that you could join Facebook, set...

    Then I suppose that you could join Facebook, set all parameters to "Private" and never post on your page. Configuring the view privileges to only family and friends with no "family and friends" might...
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    You do not need a Facebook Account to view ...

    You do not need a Facebook Account to view

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  11. In the '80s at Wolf Creek Pass in Colorado, we...

    In the '80s at Wolf Creek Pass in Colorado, we camped in the Aspen's and passed a place where there appeared to be multiple lightning strikes. Turns out that ionization between the earth and storm...
  12. The way to fix it is to save the images to your...

    The way to fix it is to save the images to your hard drive or cloud. Then edit the images to <rotate>. Save again, and repost. That should do it.
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    Cadillac Ranch and Palo Duro - doan git much...

    Cadillac Ranch and Palo Duro - doan git much bettr-dan-dat... 4th Gen Texan here. Post when and where you please.
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    Been there and sone that: Drove up the...

    Been there and sone that:

    Drove up the Alaskian Highway, be sure to stop in at Liard Hot Springs on the way up, give yourself 3-days. In 1995 there were no gas stations or grocery stores near the...
  15. $15 - A Crinkle Rectangular Tablecloth of...

    $15 - A Crinkle Rectangular Tablecloth of 90-inches wide x 135-inches long (23.842 oz)
  16. Lots of options, North/South rims, and East...

    Lots of options, North/South rims, and East portals.

    I suggest Google Earth Pro and do a virtual tour.

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    Watch your step...
  17. Never, ever summer... YMCA of the Rockies (back...

    Never, ever summer... YMCA of the Rockies (back in the mid-'90s) Great cabins, had reasonable prices back then.
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    P/G - No can do...I have no desire to do videos....

    P/G - No can do...I have no desire to do videos. However, in the interest of clarity, we all stand on the shoulders of those who came before us.

    In this instance, credit goes to ...
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    What are your thoughts on this: Take a Yellow...

    What are your thoughts on this:

    Take a Yellow Adhesive Heat Shrink Tube of 1-Inch to mark the exact middle of the (more or less) 15-meter Slit Line length. Then using 2-inch wide Kevlar tree...
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    View on Dropbox...

    View on Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/s/iu8rxhnw5ikwksa/Vapor%20Barrier%27s%20for%20Wet%20and%20Winter%20Conditions.docx?dl=0
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    A Dyneema tarp can be configured as a Whelan set...

    A Dyneema tarp can be configured as a Whelan set up, a second Dyneema tarp can be set up back to back with the first Whelan. Now you have two tarps, each can be used for hammocks, each can be used as...
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    [QUOTE=HillbillyHanger;1949555]\I'm not blaming...

    [QUOTE=HillbillyHanger;1949555]\I'm not blaming Hammock Gear, the USPS, or anybody. I think it's just funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (the cold quilt being stopped by the cold weather).

    Ease up on...
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    It's complicated...

    Yea, about that...


    My down bag is the Exped Waterbloc 1400, outside will protect from water ingress.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKaM3zGqRsk

    A fully seam-taped sleeping bag,...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/68683-Another-version-of-the-Aluminum-Surplus-Military-Pole-Stand?p=1912850&viewfull=1#post1912850

    This is a quick and easy method, however the...
  25. My other tarp is 3.2 lbs, so that should put...

    My other tarp is 3.2 lbs, so that should put things in perspective. Here is what I have in mind...172292

    One 5-foot waterproof zipper, and one 4-foot waterproof zipper (Separating Zippers are Red)...
  26. Perception shapes reality, for I am not at all...

    Perception shapes reality, for I am not at all concerned with weight. Got lots of titanium in the legs. However, at least I know what the dimensions of your box are. I am interested in a lightweight...
  27. Cheers! Thank You!

    Cheers! Thank You!
  28. Because this is outside the box of what you might...

    Because this is outside the box of what you might think that I have in mind. After all, who could possible benefit from a 4-season shelter, that is light weight and configurable, no trees...
  29. Adding Separating Water Proof Zippers to Dyneema DCF8 Tarp (for doors)

    Anyone know of a cottage vendor who takes on these types of challenges?

    The DCF is 8x10 and would need ONE 5-foot separating zipper and ONE 4-foot separating zipper.

    The company who sells the...
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    From over the pond in the United Kingdom comes...

    From over the pond in the United Kingdom comes Robens Polyester Tarp
    4x4m

    Robust, reliable and incredibly low weight, the two Trail Tarps measures 3m x 3m and 4m x 4m. Both can be pitched...
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    I have a 21-Foot Center Console now since 1994,...

    I have a 21-Foot Center Console now since 1994, and my suggestion would be the REI Polyester White Tarp for $100.00.

    https://www.rei.com/product/894000/rei-co-op-camp-tarp-16

    Polyester will...
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    That's why I NEVER leave home without my Bear...

    That's why I NEVER leave home without my Bear Claw Guarantee Claim Adjuster Insurance Tool.

    Simply whip out after epic fail and enlarge tooth holes! But wait! For a limited time, you get two for...
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    How about Strapworks? I use Flat Aluminum...

    How about Strapworks?

    I use Flat Aluminum Slides to create a loop at the end of straps. Lightweight, clean and tidy.
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  34. "Just don't piss down my neck and tell me it's...

    "Just don't piss down my neck and tell me it's raining"
  35. Best comment: The socks weren't anywhere near...

    Best comment:

    The socks weren't anywhere near the fire....
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    Enable your ability, the only disability is...

    Enable your ability, the only disability is inside the mind.
  37. I put mine on a mat on the ground to the backside...

    I put mine on a mat on the ground to the backside of where I am in a hammock, that way the heat from the flame (about 15 candles worth) heats the reflective aluminum cover and radiates it out). The...
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    BBB Business Profile - Nothing that cannot be...

    BBB Business Profile - Nothing that cannot be addressed with the BBB.

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  39. W.T. Kirkman No. 1 "Little Champ" Lantern w/...

    W.T. Kirkman No. 1 "Little Champ" Lantern w/ Hooded Reflector - These do a good job of lighting and distribution of heat. This one holds about 9-oz of lamp oil or keresone, and will burn for 10-12...
  40. Methinks a Kickstarter for a Mylar Vapor Barrier...

    Methinks a Kickstarter for a Mylar Vapor Barrier Balaclava to mitigate the sog, it would be lightweight
  41. C-O-N-D-E-N-S-A-T-I-O-N comes mind. Unless you...

    C-O-N-D-E-N-S-A-T-I-O-N comes mind. Unless you use a vapor barrier to mitigate.
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    Shoot up I-45 in two weeks for the Fairfield Lake...

    Shoot up I-45 in two weeks for the Fairfield Lake State Park group hang, it'll be a hoot.
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    Not to mention a slip and a fall and a tumble......

    Not to mention a slip and a fall and a tumble... be safe out there!

    Might consider the spade portion lower and nearer to the torso. Loved the mutt going to sleep, great dog, by the way.
  44. Sorry for the delayed response, life sometimes...

    Sorry for the delayed response, life sometimes gets in the way. The straps are 2" Polyester that do not stretch when wet and do not absorb water. The spreader bars are Easton Aluminum Nano Ultra...
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    As in all things, it depends. In summer temps...

    As in all things, it depends.

    In summer temps in Arizona Sonora desert, the temps get to 100-deg F to 110-deg F or so during the day on the desert floor in the July to August time frame.

    Not...
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    Frodo Lives!

    Frodo Lives!
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    Wider and longer make for more comfort. A...

    Wider and longer make for more comfort.

    A polyester taffeta tablecloth hammock can be had in 132" x 90", sew a half inch channel in each end with three rows of stitching and you have 130" length...
  48. Thread: Coughing

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    About 15 oz of Robitussin® DM, mated with some...

    About 15 oz of Robitussin® DM, mated with some Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon...you may never wake up.
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    You might be able to use the aluminum angle, I...

    You might be able to use the aluminum angle, I would use three of them inline for each end of the hammock, and pour gobs of water on each of the three ends. Space them about four foot apart. Should...
  50. You can use Strapworks Flat Tri-Slides Here is...

    You can use Strapworks Flat Tri-Slides
    Here is how I use 2" Polyester Straps with the flat aluminum Tri-sides

    Strapworks Custom Flat Aluminum Tri-Slides... $1.35 per slide! In your choice of...
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