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    Thanks. I appreciate everything. This thread...

    Thanks.
    I appreciate everything. This thread has served well :)
    Thanks again.
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    sorry. I will be watching my language and...

    sorry. I will be watching my language and censoring my future videos.
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    The Hug - Hammock Half Bug Net

    Anyone able to through one of these together for me fairly cheap?
    I dont have a sewing machine anymore, and I live in such a small town that I have to order the netting offline (with a large...
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    Would anyone be willing able to make one of these...

    Would anyone be willing able to make one of these bug nets for me? If so, how much needed? Thanks in advance, please PM me
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    Another great idea

    Another great idea
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    That's the thing, StraightUpHangin didn't have a...

    That's the thing, StraightUpHangin didn't have a UQ at all, and mine wasn't much of one (more of a spring/fall UQ at best), yet I was plenty plenty warm, only my face was cold and that was due to...
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    thanks, how did u embed?

    thanks, how did u embed?
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    First ever winter hang!

    So StraighUpHangin and I both went on our first winter hang Fri 13th.
    Everything went wrong getting to our location. Pulk kept tipping (every 2 steps), packs were suicidal heavy, StraightUpHangin's...
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    Double up hammock?

    I have 2 parachute hammocks, both are the same company, etc just diff colours. My question/thought was to hang both from the same suspension and then lay a sleeping bag or other such insulator...
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    I put large Eye bolts into the walls (into studs)...

    I put large Eye bolts into the walls (into studs) in my living room as a way to hang my hammock and test run new gear/ideas/etc in a safe environment.

    I suspect I'll do the same in my bedroom...
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    That baby is gonna have a hard fall if she rolls...

    That baby is gonna have a hard fall if she rolls out! That's insanity, lol
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    Beat me to it! I still want to make a hammock...

    Beat me to it!
    I still want to make a hammock from orange fence and name it "The Pauly" LoL
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    Poll: Nothing wrong with having a fire.

    Nothing wrong with having a fire.
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    I'm so stoked for this, bro! Will your old...

    I'm so stoked for this, bro!
    Will your old sleepingbag unzip at foot end? If so, you might beable to slip your hammock through that, so part of sleeping bag is under and the other part is over,...
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    I like the idea of this, interested to see how it...

    I like the idea of this, interested to see how it might progress.
    I dont know that just adding a zipper down the middle of side panel would work. What if you had a trap sized in a way to be able to...
  16. Thread: Tarp Doors

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    is this YOUR video? I have a few questions,...

    is this YOUR video? I have a few questions, ideas etc. I was wondering if you've tried
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    Orange fabric

    Anyone know where I can get orange fabric/tarp material on the cheap?
    I'd like to use a bright orange when I camp during hunting season so I don't get shot out of my hammock, lol

    thanks
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    Ok, so after reading through the thread, I wonder...

    Ok, so after reading through the thread, I wonder a couple things.
    1) why does the line come from button, rather than the plastic chain link?
    2) could you just use a standard washer, or is there...
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    Sticky: havent seen all yet, but is there anything about...

    havent seen all yet, but is there anything about sewing netting (mosquito netting, etc)?
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    Ridgeline Organizer

    Looking for a simple DIY for a ridgeline organizer. Although I cant see this as being an overly complex project, I have tried a simple tent organizer a couple times, and I've found it tends to slide...
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    I really like this, is there a video of it being...

    I really like this, is there a video of it being used etc?
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    Thanks SCUM for the mention of haning it...

    Thanks SCUM for the mention of haning it corner-corner in an asymmetrical fashion. This seems to work much better than hanging from central tie outs. :D
  23. I saw a portable stove today at an outdoors shop....

    I saw a portable stove today at an outdoors shop. It was about the size of a small ammo can, but it was cast iron. the chimney looked like a car exhaust pipe. I asked how much it was... the stove...
  24. planning to make something similar using a small...

    planning to make something similar using a small ammo can.
    my idea is to make it as a wood stove for winter use, but also have a grate in top so I can remove the lid and cook over a contained fire...
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    I had a "new" sewing machine given to me. It was...

    I had a "new" sewing machine given to me. It was able to do all sorts of fancy stitching.
    I used it a few times, and gave it away too. Modern "fancy" has too many things that can go wrong. I have...
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    Now that it's cooling down a bit at nights, I set...

    Now that it's cooling down a bit at nights, I set out and test ran my current gear.
    I found that this Over Quilt method worked VERY well. I had my tarp set up, but also had the UQ. I first layed...
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    No-Sew tarp pull-outs?

    Curious if anyone has ever tried anything like this for side pullouts on a tarp....
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    here's the link to the double...

    here's the link to the double http://www.vivereltd.com/proditem_detail.php?nv=&prod=48&act=p7menu1&pl=&proditem=37&mrkt=C
    the weight capacity is 400lb unless you're asking the weight of the hammock...
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    Great $25 hammocks

    I personally just have a $25 Nylon Parachute Hammock that I purchased from a local hardware store. I find it's a great hammock for the price. In fact, my friend who WAS using a rope hammock, has...
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    A friend of mine has one of these for backyard...

    A friend of mine has one of these for backyard lounging.
    It's never appealed to me, as I can't see it being overly pleasant for 2 main reasons:
    1) the fishnet effect as mentioned by Kayak Karl
    2)...
  31. Very good idea, I like that. Although I'm not...

    Very good idea, I like that.
    Although I'm not opposed to sewing a few grosgrain loops to a sleeping bag for use as an UQ (while not effecting normal sleeping bag use), this is a good way to avoid...
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    I do like the design of this...

    I do like the design of this http://www.academy.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_10051_28928_-1?Ntt=stool&Ntk=All
    it appears as though it would fold up into a flat system. I'm more apt...
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    I'm going to be making my own using this method,...

    I'm going to be making my own using this method, not sure if you're interested in a DIY, but here's the link: http://inquiry.net/outdoor/winter/gear/snowshoes/indian.htm
    it's a very clean simple...
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    Sticky: I was looking for DIY related camp gear ideas on...

    I was looking for DIY related camp gear ideas on YouTube.
    I had promised myself that THIS summer, I'd make the time to get away from society (to which I've never felt I belonged, because I've never...
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    Thank you very much for your inputs. I'll deff....

    Thank you very much for your inputs. I'll deff. give it a shot next hang.
    The nice thing about the poncho liner is it's light weight and it's ability to compress so small.
    Looking forward to...
  36. Thread: Chinook Tarp

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    I bought mine from GreatAdventure.ca they dont...

    I bought mine from GreatAdventure.ca
    they dont over stock, so they may not have it right when you look, but they do seem to restock weekly. I found their services were really good too, would highly...
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    Perhaps I should have looked to the next page...

    Perhaps I should have looked to the next page before posting my question.
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=38944
    perhaps a mod could move it here for me?

    you can see in the...
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    Ridgeline Drape?

    I had run into a fellow hammock camper when returning from a wknd hanging.
    We got talking about staying warm, gear, methods, etc.

    He mentioned something about draping a sleeping bag/ blanket over...
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    I found this for a DIY tripod chair based off the...

    I found this for a DIY tripod chair based off the REI design:
    http://www.designsponge.com/2011/06/diy-project-tripod-camping-stool.html
    and also this link, which is a VERY basic design, but may not...
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    what about bamboo? My gathered end hammock has a...

    what about bamboo?
    My gathered end hammock has a "tube" that originally had the tie offs threaded through, which I dont use, instead I replaced the tie offs with a whipping. I wonder though, would...
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    So i tried it out (the day I got it) and I did...

    So i tried it out (the day I got it) and I did like it, aside from the fact I forgot to stretch it out first, and ended up with my butt on the ground by morning, lol.

    we set up a bit too close to...
  42. Thread: CCF Pad mod?

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    WoW! That looks really cool! Did you find that...

    WoW! That looks really cool! Did you find that was sufficient? What style of hammock did you use it in?
    Thanks
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    thanks. @NewtonGT - no, it's a single layer,...

    thanks.

    @NewtonGT - no, it's a single layer, gathered end 'el cheapo (but I loves it like... a whole bunch of bunches! LoL).

    I am a bit hesitant to cut this pad as it fits perfectly in my GI...
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    CCF Pad mod?

    Is there a way to trim out a CCF pad so it wont "crimp" or fold when you lay in your hammock? Just did an "in apartment" test run with my gathered end hammock and it creates fold, etc when I lay in...
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    Has there been any videos etc done on the...

    Has there been any videos etc done on the "set-up" of these Jerry Chairs?
    I've seen some set up, and doesn't look too complex, however, I wonder if I can just use sticks, what angle do you set the...
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    thanks for assistance. lots of good reading :) ...

    thanks for assistance.
    lots of good reading :)

    another question (kinda related, so just adding it here):

    Is there a way to trim out a CCF pad so it wont "crimp" or fold when you lay in your...
  47. As an update, I'm not sure my canoe is going to...

    As an update, I'm not sure my canoe is going to be fixed (float able) by this time (free, so cant complain, just haven't had time to fix it's minor needs). If I arrive (prob bringing my hammock...
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    Sticky: I am located @: Minden, Ontario (might be listed...

    I am located @: Minden, Ontario (might be listed as Minden Hills), Canada K0M 2K0 (both "0" are zeros) thanks
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    ok, so I assume you mean HammockForums.net but...

    ok, so I assume you mean HammockForums.net but the full right hand column is all the "last post" of each "subject". Very confused, sorry. (I've never felt this dumb with tech.)
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    I LOVE Hamilton! I hope you don't mind if I'm...

    I LOVE Hamilton!
    I hope you don't mind if I'm one of those "painted up Juggalo klown freaks" you have an abundance of (obvi not painting up if I come along, and I'm one of the mature respectful...
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