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  1. I go out into the wilds for three reasons... ...

    I go out into the wilds for three reasons...

    1. Local state park for an over-nighter where I set up and wander for a couple hours. The reason I am out in this situation is for loads of fresh air,...
  2. I have hiked sections of the SHT using whoopies...

    I have hiked sections of the SHT using whoopies and using cinch buckles. Recently switched to UL webbing and becket hitch. Most sites are hammock friendly but I sometimes felt limited with straps and...
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    Thanks but I have my cold weather stuff. Looking...

    Thanks but I have my cold weather stuff. Looking for 40* set.
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    HG Incubator and Phenoix 40*

    The title says it all. Looking for a summer set, econ or premium. I've got an Rei flash 62 pack, rei eVent rain jacket, rei flash sleeping pad to trade or outright purchase.

    Thank you!!
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    I am happy with the UHMWPE from dutch. I have...

    I am happy with the UHMWPE from dutch. I have only used them a few times but I really like the small footprint in my pack and of course the weight savings is great too. My buddy has the 1" kevlar so...
  6. Dyneema Tarp with Doors, HG Premium 10 degree topquilt

    I have a hammock gear 11 foot Cuban with doors. I have $300 right now and I pay shipping. let me know what you think.
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    UL webbing types

    I done broke down and got uhmwpe straps from Dutch. I am hooked on the Beckett hitch.
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    wide asym or trimmed down hex?

    I have a project for slimming and trimming down my summer load out. I can almost get everything in or on my mountainsmith lumbar pack. The question is, do make up a wide asym or go with a hex that I...
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    I really really really love my HG econ phoenix....

    I really really really love my HG econ phoenix. Zero complaints.
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    I have EE TQ and UQ. Love them both. I haven't...

    I have EE TQ and UQ. Love them both. I haven't had issues with my baffle system but I can see it happening. I also have an econ Phoenix. After seeing and using both.... I think I prefer Hammock Gear....
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    https://www.rei.com/product/719843/therm-a-rest-co...

    https://www.rei.com/product/719843/therm-a-rest-compressible-pillow

    I have no idea why but I need a pillow ... like all the time. Naps, hammock, bed, cot, airplane, binge watching Shug's videos,...
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    FS: Bump! Price drop $10 on each item. Paypal and...

    Bump!

    Price drop $10 on each item. Paypal and venmo accepted!
  13. I had a raccoon try and snuggle up with me once...

    I had a raccoon try and snuggle up with me once or twice. Fully inside of my bottom entry bugnet. Of course that would never happen in the actual wild but over used camp sites where the trash pandas...
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    I cannot wait to take my two solo's out. I often...

    I cannot wait to take my two solo's out. I often canoe camp on sand bars and for the last 4 years have had to sleep on the ground of all places!!!
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    FS: pack, rain jacket, top quilt

    Hey everyone, I got a few more items up for sale to continue my spring clean out. All shipping CONUS only.

    REI Flash 62 pack. Size medium. Used on a few short backpacking trips but I have grown...
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    FS: The cuben is the standard color, not camo.

    The cuben is the standard color, not camo.
  17. I have been impressed with the Hug (half bugnet)...

    I have been impressed with the Hug (half bugnet) from Arrowhead equipment. If weight/bulk are not issues, I like the bottom entry bug nets better for sure. Zippers can be a pain when reaching around...
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    the hammock gear tarp doesn't have any guy lines or ridgeline included.

    and I do mean tarp door tie backs.
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    The Hennessy tarp is however it comes from the factory. I am guessing it is, as I have never gotten wet under it. I can double check and report back.
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    UL webbing types

    That is what I was thinking. My sisters boyfriend worked as some sort of fiber optics installer and gave me .... about 1000' of the stuff.
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    So am I hearing that all of these webbing types...

    So am I hearing that all of these webbing types aren't much different?
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    yep, I will get them posted tomorrow. bright and early.
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    UL webbing types

    Ok, so I have used poly straps and cinch buckles for a number of years but I want to lighten up. Jbend/becket hitch is what I am leaning too.

    I see my options are Kevlar, UHMWPE, spider 1.5,...
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    the xenon has Dutch wire guy line.
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    standard hex tarp.
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    FS: Spring clean out!

    OK folks I have started my spring cleaning early. This is what I have.

    Dutchware xenon tarp, morrocan blue, 11 ft. Like new condition. $80.00. SOLD!

    Hennessey hex tarp, standard 70D PU coated....
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    I started selling to my friends a year ago and...

    I started selling to my friends a year ago and just registered for a sole proprietorship a couple weeks ago.

    https://www.facebook.com/loonacyoutdoors/

    Standard issue stuff from me right now...
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    I have a 1951 singer 201 that i picked up at...

    I have a 1951 singer 201 that i picked up at goodwill for 8 bucks and it works better than my 2015 singer 4423 but is ONLY straight stitch with reverse. I also have a 1914 singer 66 but just cannot...
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    A lot of your standard machines now days can...

    A lot of your standard machines now days can accept a "walking foot" (even feed) attachment as well. I have not tried it but I hear it works well.

    https://youtu.be/c76bGia5Rds

    Jellyfish also...
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    The Hammock Gear budget quilts really changed how...

    The Hammock Gear budget quilts really changed how I look at the market. You can get all of the quality craftsmanship, warranty, customer service, etc for just a couple ounces of extra weight. I...
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    I have just found what I will do with the mule...

    I have just found what I will do with the mule tape I have laying around. Lit-tra-lee, a hundred yards... could be more.
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    Any idea what kind of stretch some of the double...

    Any idea what kind of stretch some of the double layer, lighter fabrics have?

    Also, is there a correlation betwixt a firm bed and low stretch hammocks?
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    And what fabrics are yall using? I think Big Tuna...

    And what fabrics are yall using? I think Big Tuna is around 260-280.
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    Bonding silpoly

    Just curious.... Is it possible to bond silpoly? If it is, has anybody played with it?
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    big guy hammock suspension

    I am making my dad (AKA big tuna) a hammock setup. Any suggestions to a hardy suspension system for the heavier folks, something with real low stretch is really key because most poly webbing is 1500...
  36. 159215 I custom built a red oak box :)

    159215

    I custom built a red oak box :)
  37. I'd sell a kidney for a husqvarna anything!...

    I'd sell a kidney for a husqvarna anything! thread injector, dirt bike, chainsaw....
  38. Upon further review, the Juki is a drop feed. +1....

    Upon further review, the Juki is a drop feed. +1. 1.4 amp motor. Means its got a bit of beef for semi industrial. Another +1. For that price you could get a full on industrial juki 8700 with a big...
  39. What you are looking for in a machine is a drop...

    What you are looking for in a machine is a drop feed i.e. your standard feed with and up and down motion on the foot and feed dogs that control the fabric movement. If you want to get fancy, a needle...
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    I have been experimenting with insulbrite from...

    I have been experimenting with insulbrite from Joanns. Its perforated mylar with some fuzzy polyester on each side. I have been bringing a chunk a bit bigger than my tookus with pretty good results....
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    I have a diy 1.1 silypoly hex with doors. I...

    I have a diy 1.1 silypoly hex with doors. I really really really really like it. I done broke down this spring and got a HG CF with doors. Should have left the doors off the CF. MOST* of the time CF...
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    My first few winter trips out were a grind but it...

    My first few winter trips out were a grind but it is pretty magical. Try as I might, the weather has not worked out for a sub zero trip yet. Plenty of 2-10 degree slumbers though.

    So my vote is...
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    It took me a good long while before I made a long...

    It took me a good long while before I made a long wide beast. I elevate the foot end a good 10-12" higher and sleep well on my back, on my side facing "in" or "out". I also had to get a very low...
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    Wilderness Logics has an UQ shell as well. Fill...

    Wilderness Logics has an UQ shell as well. Fill it with old down from a comforter on the cheap or go out and get you some 950 FP for those light and packable backpacking trips. It does require you to...
  45. Down is rated by how much one ounce (of weight)...

    Down is rated by how much one ounce (of weight) of down with loft too. So a 800FP down will loft to 800 cubic inches with one ounce. 950 FP will loft a lot more for the same one ounce of down.

    I...
  46. I believe they are using a duck/goose down mix...

    I believe they are using a duck/goose down mix which they sell for $5ish bucks and ounce. That is pretty cheap for down. Looks like it is the same .95 oz fabric. WL also sells a kit where you add the...
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    I hear great things about 1.6 hexon. I myself am...

    I hear great things about 1.6 hexon. I myself am sporting a 1.7 robic from RSBTR. Both of which off less stretch overall if you are into that. Ripstop has a 1.2 robic xl hybrid offered that seem like...
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    At least the amazon one listed above is over 9...

    At least the amazon one listed above is over 9 foot....
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    Ultimately, we are all here now. Hammock forums...

    Ultimately, we are all here now. Hammock forums always take the tired, poor and weary and educates them into high and dry hangers. That is really why we are here. This is an education gathering place...
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    Those rolled hem edges has got me feeling a bit...

    Those rolled hem edges has got me feeling a bit jealous. Looks great!
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