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  1. Thread: LeighLo

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    We were not trying to eliminate the community...

    We were not trying to eliminate the community from the loop. There was a bit of an inside joke with my reply and possibly being able to answer his question. Leighlo Quilts was my daughters company...
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    It did rain a little on the Pine Mountain Trail...

    It did rain a little on the Pine Mountain Trail :)

    Canoefor2 you can see the shelter in a thunder storm with high winds at about the 9:30 mark on MM's video in this trip report posted today.
  3. Enjoyed the trip and the company. When it rained...

    Enjoyed the trip and the company. When it rained I just remembered what Grapenut says "Embrace the Suck". Nice lake with great coves to explore.
  4. Thread: LeighLo

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    PM sent. I may be able to answer a question...

    PM sent. I may be able to answer a question about those quilts
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    Looks like a great time with no embracing the...

    Looks like a great time with no embracing the suck:)

    Thanks for taking the time to share the video

    HNO
  6. I think the bonefire would work when temps go...

    I think the bonefire would work when temps go below 70 at night. You may not need as much top insulation but still would be comfortable. Also since there are no drafts the bonefire can push the low...
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    Unless you do this...

    Unless you do this
    I have gone back to a knotty mod on both sides but this did allow exit on the footbox side


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    Not sure why video does not work in the original thread but here is a link
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    Thanks for taking the time to do the video! The...

    Thanks for taking the time to do the video! The precision in the splicing is the challenge. Might have to do another bridge with amsteel arcs just because that looks so much better at the corners....
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    Need more info about hammock etc but you may be...

    Need more info about hammock etc but you may be over cinching the ends and pulling out more than up with the suspension.
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    There are plenty of hang spots behind the...

    There are plenty of hang spots behind the shelter. We had a group of around 10 behind there a couple years back. I think you could hang in the loft if you are lucky enough to not have a crowd. We...
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    The backside is the "sock" part of the shelter so...

    The backside is the "sock" part of the shelter so pulling out there does deform the interior space. The sock will self center when occupied so it does not require the rear pull outs but they do help...
  12. Great job on the TQ and video! Your sewing...

    Great job on the TQ and video! Your sewing machine's sisters would be proud:)
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    The BMBH is a deeper bridge and more importantly...

    The BMBH is a deeper bridge and more importantly has the UQ suspension point below the spreader bars. This all contributes to rectangle UQ's working better on it. If the UQ suspension point is at...
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    Bridge hammocks form an hour glass shape when...

    Bridge hammocks form an hour glass shape when occupied. If your UQ comes above the center of hammock it will take the path of least resistance and go in a straight line. The UQ will not be against...
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    That thing looks like it needs a trip to the...

    That thing looks like it needs a trip to the mountain for a test run!

    Can I put my order in now?
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    Or the small tree on the foot end moving towards...

    Or the small tree on the foot end moving towards you. :)

    Although it is hard to get out of the hammock I have learned to just get up and fix the problem even it means moving the hammock. I think...
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    Grapenut thanks for posting the video. I enjoyed...

    Grapenut thanks for posting the video. I enjoyed the trip and the company




    I had no problems with audio with my headphones. It may be set to only give an issue if you incorrectly call out a...
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    Thanks for the review. I saw that thing on its...

    Thanks for the review. I saw that thing on its test run in the BSF and was impressed. Grapenut has become quite the seamstress.

    Grapenut did an excellent job sewing the quilt asym and keeping the...
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    Yeah, I was using a hammock before it was cool. ...

    Yeah, I was using a hammock before it was cool. I remember the days when I had no problem getting the premium hang spot because my hiking buddies were all in tents. I have the right to say I was...
  20. I have been making my tarps without any sewing...

    I have been making my tarps without any sewing for several years. My experience shows that you can get by without sewing the tarp tie outs but the tabs for the ridge line need minimal sewing...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/297-Combined-sleeping-bag-temperature-rating

    It has been asked a long time ago :)
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    Keep it simple and safe. Use one of the pads to...

    Keep it simple and safe. Use one of the pads to supplement your current UQ. The pads should be enough by themselves for most people. Putting something between the UQ and hammock may help but more...
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    FIMB you know you can set up faster than that...

    FIMB you know you can set up faster than that video We could race but you are younger, faster, and know all my secrets:)

    MedicineMan uses a one bag system that can be deployed as fast as needed...
  24. Good times and even better when you can take a...

    Good times and even better when you can take a daughter along. Enjoyed the video. That was a large stack of logs, bet that burned for awhile.

    See you on the trail soon.

    HNO
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    Congratulations Roche on finishing the 900. I am...

    Congratulations Roche on finishing the 900. I am glad I got to hike a couple of those miles with you.

    Jaxx I enjoyed the video and how you embraced the suck! Keeping up with Roche is a challenge...
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    Kinda like this?:) 117754

    Kinda like this?:)

    117754
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    That turned out really well. I like the clean...

    That turned out really well. I like the clean lines with the bottom entry. Looking forward to seeing it on the trail.
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    Those hammocks look comfortable. It is...

    Those hammocks look comfortable. It is interesting to see the progression of your adjustable side suspension that can customize the shape to different people. I have always admired your work and...
  29. I am planning on being there Saturday night. A...

    I am planning on being there Saturday night. A couple of us are starting on the Stones River Friday and plan to camp south of Hobson Pike Bridge that night.

    See you sometime Saturday.
  30. Sorry for the confusion on my last post. My...

    Sorry for the confusion on my last post. My wife's mother, aunt, and sister will be at my house all weekend so kayaking in thunderstorms and high winds sounds like a great place to be:) I will be...
  31. I walked out in the garage and my kayak said it...

    I walked out in the garage and my kayak said it was tired of being inside all winter. I probably will be there Friday after work.

    It could be a short day on Friday:)
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    Maybe a version of this with longer uprights for...

    Maybe a version of this with longer uprights for better hanging angle


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xw5LXR-W9nc
  33. Don't let Dutch fool anyone with these...

    Don't let Dutch fool anyone with these drawings.....he just does them to see her have the fun of drawing them out:)
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    Steve I am so sorry, Prayers for your family

    Steve I am so sorry, Prayers for your family
  35. Great report and feedback! Sounds like you are...

    Great report and feedback! Sounds like you are still having an adventure.

    Glad the summer insulation worked for you:)
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    Triangle Thingies work best with netted hammocks....

    Triangle Thingies work best with netted hammocks. Going directly to your ridgeline is the best solution for no net hammocks.

    The guy that thought those things up intended them to be easy on the...
  37. Zpacks Cuben Tape...

    Zpacks Cuben Tape

    Scotch Transparent Duct Tape

    Either will work in the field for small tears or holes. If you use an alcohol stove take some of the alcohol and clean the area to be repaired....
  38. You want to use minimal tape and offset...

    You want to use minimal tape and offset transitions from additional layers (offset front and back reinforcements). Any transition becomes the weak link so don't add any additional tape other than...
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    With the 4423 that is true. There is an auto...

    With the 4423 that is true. There is an auto adjust spring that will wear out and need replaced after a couple years. This is the main item that normally wears out causing all kinds of issues and...
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    That is a great deal! I understand that the...

    That is a great deal! I understand that the older sewing machines are made better but these can do a lot of DIY projects with less hassle on bobbin adjustments etc for the novice sewer. I have a...
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    Good job on the video! Thanks for letting me...

    Good job on the video! Thanks for letting me hang out for a night. You could have left my comment about not falling and the subsequent fall on my --- out though.

    Hope to hit the trail with you...
  42. The state of NEO. Now that would be an...

    The state of NEO. Now that would be an interesting place:)
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    You will be happy with the green being...

    You will be happy with the green being translucent enough and with the HG tarp.
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    Great looking project! Like the idea of cuben as...

    Great looking project! Like the idea of cuben as second layer with plan of using a pad.

    Best thing about this thread is that Grizz and WV chimed in......reminds me of a time the forum was...
  45. You are worrying too much:) Go have fun. By the...

    You are worrying too much:) Go have fun. By the time she wakes up and notices any condensation it will be time to get moving and you are not worried about a second night.

    I remember those trips...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/297-Combined-sleeping-bag-temperature-rating
  47. Yeah, I have to make fun of myself a little since...

    Yeah, I have to make fun of myself a little since I was on the "other" side of this discussion. Today I received an XYZ product not hammock related but the one item I needed (wanted) to finalize my...
  48. I was just posting my thoughts on the subject....

    I was just posting my thoughts on the subject. Nothing personal:)




    But it really has turned into calling out 1 or 2 vendors instead of the market as a whole. There are only a couple...
  49. Just in keeping with the theme of stating facts,...

    Just in keeping with the theme of stating facts, you did start this thread before emailing the vendor based on post #1 & #3. You did email them before ordering to verify the weight and it was...
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    Looks good....just needs some trail time to break...

    Looks good....just needs some trail time to break it in:)
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