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  1. Since you solicited feedback, maybe try making...

    Since you solicited feedback, maybe try making one where the "point" at the open end of the hook scrolls inward? Less chance of snagging or puncturing other materials?
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    LEGO kitten hammock stand? Lol ...

    LEGO kitten hammock stand? Lol

    https://i.imgur.com/ziNlBrB.jpg
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    Coincidentally, designing a brick-built hammock...

    Coincidentally, designing a brick-built hammock out of LEGO (in minifigure scale) is no easy task.
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    Fun question. Building with LEGO (all caps, no...

    Fun question. Building with LEGO (all caps, no "s" at the end - the plural of LEGO is LEGO) is another hobby of mine and has been for years.

    In my opinion, this isn't something that would be...
  5. - Do you have some sort of fixed length...

    - Do you have some sort of fixed length suspension, or is there another reason why you can't shorten the suspension to bring the hammock higher off the ground?

    - Are you sure the SRL is 108"? I...
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    And these are pieces of gear that should serve...

    And these are pieces of gear that should serve you well for many years with proper care. The added cost for premium materials can be amortized over many, many uses. That's also many years of knowing...
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    You're correct and plenty of us share your...

    You're correct and plenty of us share your opinion. However, some RR users want to have the tarp fully cover the suspension triangles of the RR so that the doors can be completely closed with just...
  8. Did you include the length of the CLs in your...

    Did you include the length of the CLs in your "suspension length?"
  9. Thread: new tarp time

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    Width is listed below the add to cart button in...

    Width is listed below the add to cart button in the Description section. 9.5' for the regular width Xenon tarps (including the UL 0.9 version).

    The Xenon Wide tarps are 11.5' wide.
  10. Thread: new tarp time

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    I have a Dutchware 12' hex tarp in Xenon 1.1 (and...

    I have a Dutchware 12' hex tarp in Xenon 1.1 (and had a second one which I sold). That tarp in the stuff sack is 420g (14.8oz) with no cordage. The Xenon is a silpoly. Pretty good tarp.

    The...
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    +1 ! I also have a 40 Enigma with 7D shells,...

    +1 !

    I also have a 40 Enigma with 7D shells, plus a 50 LLG Operator Ghost Pepper with 7D shells, and man those compress down amazingly.

    Warbonnet has 10D, 15D, and 20D fabric options for...
  12. No, not the same. A pad will allow more heat...

    No, not the same. A pad will allow more heat transfer when used in a hammock vs. on the ground.
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    Real coffee + dehydrated water

    Real coffee + dehydrated water
  14. The Amok isn't complicated. It's actually a lot...

    The Amok isn't complicated. It's actually a lot simpler than it seems. Wrap the straps around the trees and attach to the hammock with the buckles, inflate pad and slide into sleeve, unzip bugnet if...
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    No, but if the thread topic is specifically about...

    No, but if the thread topic is specifically about UL gear that isn't related to hammocks, suspensions, weather protection (tarps & suspensions, socks, etc), or hammock insulation, then the thread is...
  16. Sorry for cluttering the OP's thread. It looks...

    Sorry for cluttering the OP's thread. It looks like you did a nice job on your DIY. And I like the simple removable adjustable ridgeline. Well done for trying something different with the hammock...
  17. I also made an adjustable SRL for it using some...

    I also made an adjustable SRL for it using some gray Lash It and some yellow Zing It. Gray for the constrictor and yellow for the adjustable end which denotes the "head end" of the hammock even...
  18. Entry and exit are no big deal, IMO. Slightly...

    Entry and exit are no big deal, IMO. Slightly more challenging, I suppose, than a standard cut GE due to the tautness of the side hems, but not a big deal. For a user with certain physical...
  19. "We are only as strong as we are united, as weak...

    "We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided."

    - Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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    Lol! :thumbup:

    Lol! :thumbup:
  21. Perhaps not, but it might be my favorite! I have...

    Perhaps not, but it might be my favorite! I have an 11' version in the nondescript black 1.3 ripstop nylon. I really like both the fabric and the actual hammock. It's the one I usually pick when a...
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    You're right about 11' and larger tarps. I'll be...

    You're right about 11' and larger tarps. I'll be going a tiny bit off topic here, but it's not the first time.

    With an 11' hammock, 83% ridgeline, and typical CLs at the ends, about the bare...
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    I've never used those, having long since quenched...

    I've never used those, having long since quenched my thirst for hardware by the time they came out. Can you use webbing in place of the blue amsteel shown below? If so, then I can see how you'd get...
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    Aww man.... BUSTED. Now I gotta go fix it.

    Aww man.... BUSTED. Now I gotta go fix it.
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    I think the CPAP mask, which is designed to be...

    I think the CPAP mask, which is designed to be slept in, might be a little more comfortable overnight. LOL!
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    Everyone has their own methods, and that's all...

    Everyone has their own methods, and that's all good.

    Personally, I like the one here: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/157760-Looking-for?p=2012217&viewfull=1#post2012217
    And...
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    I joked a while ago about wearing a CPAP mask to...

    I joked a while ago about wearing a CPAP mask to sleep in. Lol
  28. Thread: new tarp time

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    If you might be interested in looking at another...

    If you might be interested in looking at another option (that doesn't get a whole lot of discussion here), check out the Paladin tarp from Enlightened Equipment.

    Its weight is closer to that of...
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    This highlights one of the biggest benefits of...

    This highlights one of the biggest benefits of the Beetle Buckle, IMO. I don't think there's any other suspension (that is easily separated from the hammock, which is my preference) that allows a...
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    I'm not trying to overstate the possibility that...

    I'm not trying to overstate the possibility that it's your breath, but FWIW here's my take on your frost bib method, assuming you're still doing it the same way.

    My understanding is you've got...
  31. Thread: Two Hammocks

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    This is not an "I'll take it" but it's really...

    This is not an "I'll take it" but it's really kind of you to do this. The Streamliner is one of my favorite hammocks.

    In times of mass hoarding of essential items like toilet paper and water, it's...
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    https://i2.wp.com/theultimatehang.com/wp-content/u...

    https://i2.wp.com/theultimatehang.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2012/11/continuous-ridgeline-two-carabiners.jpg?resize=519%2C532&ssl=1
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    https://i2.wp.com/theultimatehang.com/wp-content/u...

    https://i2.wp.com/theultimatehang.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2012/11/continuous-ridgeline-dutch-hook1.png?resize=908%2C709&ssl=1
  34. Thread: new tarp time

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    I've never had to make a repair to my DCF tarp,...

    I've never had to make a repair to my DCF tarp, buy my understanding is that it is very easy to repair with the appropriate tape. Repairing sil tarps on the trail may not be as easy. Another thing to...
  35. Thread: new tarp time

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    I agree with a lot of what SS said. Subjectively,...

    I agree with a lot of what SS said. Subjectively, I don't feel like a DCF tarp is incredibly loud or a silpoly tarp is incredibly quiet.

    A DCF tarp might be approximately 40-50% lighter than a...
  36. Here's a similar hardware clip made of titanium,...

    Here's a similar hardware clip made of titanium, which might work better if you want to try again.

    https://hammockgear.com/titanium-clip/
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    How so, if you don't mind my asking? I...

    How so, if you don't mind my asking? I definitely didn't read this entire thread, but last I recall, you were using something like a frost bib, but draping it over your face instead of attaching it...
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    Except your breath.

    Except your breath.
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    I think I understand your points. FWIW, here is...

    I think I understand your points. FWIW, here is my take on some of them.

    If there's a hammock-related thread in the Camping Hammocks subforum, and a series of posts in that thread starts veering...
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    I don't want to make assumptions about...

    I don't want to make assumptions about cougarmeat's motives, but I just hope the intent of the suggestion is to create a new space where UL topics can be discussed at length, and not to discourage...
  41. One thing to note about the Minifly - while it...

    One thing to note about the Minifly - while it does have those integrated beaks at the end, it's not a high-coverage tarp. It's not very wide compared to most hex tarps in the market. Many of the...
  42. If you're looking at Dutchware, it sounds like...

    If you're looking at Dutchware, it sounds like one of these could be right up your alley.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/complete-netted-hammock-package/
    ...
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    For a 58" x 11' hammock blank (excluding bugnet,...

    For a 58" x 11' hammock blank (excluding bugnet, zippers, thread, ridgeline, continuous loops, etc) you have a little over 5.9 sq yds of fabric. That means there would be about a 2.36oz difference...
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    ... said no vampire, ever. :laugh:

    ... said no vampire, ever. :laugh:
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    Dream Hammock doesn't make underquilts, but they...

    Dream Hammock doesn't make underquilts, but they do endorse the use of UGQ underquilts, of which I have a couple. Great product, right up there with any of the other top hammock quilt makers.
    ...
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    Both are very good fabrics, but in my experience,...

    Both are very good fabrics, but in my experience, there's just a slight difference in hand/feel between the 1.6 HyperD and the 1.6 HyperD XL. The XL is ever so slightly stiffer and conversely the...
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    The commercial version has poles that are a bit...

    The commercial version has poles that are a bit over 8'6" long from tip to tip. This photo shows how far the thru-holes are from each end. I just measured approximately 8'2 from the thru hole at one...
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    Funny, I've had exactly the same thought. ...

    Funny, I've had exactly the same thought. Possibly not the best names from a marketing perspective, though.

    IRL, silkworms are pretty gross too. I used to have a couple lizards, and silkworms...
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    Ha, thanks! I would like to have a Diamondback,...

    Ha, thanks! I would like to have a Diamondback, not gonna lie. I'm pretty well covered (har..) for TQs and have spread that out across multiple vendors but have never had one from WB.

    The Wooki...
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    +1 The acquisition has already been well...

    +1 The acquisition has already been well published on the forum, in both places Tom mentioned.
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