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    No more free shipping

    They may have an additional 10% off, but they are charging for shipping now.
  2. Withdrawn

    Withdrawn as of 1/7/14.
  3. Oops

    Sorry, none of my pixs loaded. PM me and I can send them to you.

    Thanks
  4. Fully adjustable SR Suspension included

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=22706&c=2

    Hammock package now includes (2) aluminum toggles for your Marlin Spike Hitch (MSH) connection to the tree straps, (2) aluminum tent...
  5. Hennessy Hammock Expedition A-sym bottom entry

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/1/7/1/hennessey_hammock_002_thumb.jpg
  6. Classic

    Classic, bottom entry hammock
  7. Tarp included

    Yes, this price includes the tarp.

    Described on the stuffsack as the "New catenary cut 'wrinkle-less' rainfly".

    Thanks
  8. WITHDRAWN: Hennessy Hammock Expedition A-sym Hammock

    For sale: Hennessy Hammock Expedition A-sym Hammock

    Set up once to check out, never slept in, like new, 2013 model (2 months old), with tags, bottom entry.

    $135 Paypal includes USPS Priority...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/1/7/...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/1/7/1/p1010031_thumb.jpg

    Originally I used velcro to make the bugnet removable, but I don't like messing with velcro on the trail (too noisy and...
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    UCR for tieouts

    I like to use UCRs for my tarp stake outs.

    Go to my profile and look at my pictures - you can see UCRs in action.

    One problem I have had with ANY kind of loop on tarp tie outs is tangling...
  11. UCR = Utility Constrictor Rope

    I shouldn't assume that everyone knows what UCR means or how to locate instructions on how to make them.

    Check out this thread/video by Grizzly Adams
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  12. UCRs

    I use UCRs for my tarp tieouts.

    They are fun to make, no knots, do not tangle, lightweight and super easy to adjust.

    Here they are in action:
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    Cat cuts?

    The design, as it is now, should give you about 1' overhang at head and foot when you lay on the diagonal. That should be plenty, but if you cat cut your edges you may lose some needed coverage. ...
  14. Thread: Video: Lost!

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    "A mite bewildered."

    "A mite bewildered."

    That's what Daniel Boone is rumored to have said when he didn't know where he was!

    You were incredibly well prepared and calm.

    That in it's self is a great lesson for...
  15. Thread: Bikepacking

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    Complete camping rig?

    To JerryW - is that your complete camping rig?

    If so, you have the volume (sp?) problem completely licked!

    My problem with hammock camping is the volumn (sp?) of the top quilt and bottom...
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    DIY solution for soaking fog?

    I am planning a bike tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the mountains of NC and VA this spring.

    There are frequent soaking fogs in that part of the world.

    Anyone have DIY plans for a hammock...
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    Assm tarp link

    Found this link you may want to look at:

    http://www.mydiygear.com/pages/projects/tarps/diamond-asym/tutorial.php

    Happy Trails
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    Move the small triangles

    After studying your design, I see a possible change that may be beneficial.

    When I hammock and lay on a diagonal, my head is on the upper side of the ridgeline (as per your drawing) and my feet...
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    The reason I thought this might be workable as a...

    The reason I thought this might be workable as a poncho/tarp is that your main width is the width of the fabric (60") which is perfect for a generous poncho. Your max width is right where shoulders...
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    Interesting design

    It may be too large, but it seems to me this type design would be a good candidate for a poncho/tarp combination. Food for thought.

    My 2 cents.

    Happy Trails
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    Downproof fabric suppliers

    Quest Outfitters spells out which of their ripstop nylons are downproof.

    I think DIY Supply does the same.

    Happy Trails
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    Check this out

    http://www.mydiygear.com/pages/projects/tarps/diamond-asym/tutorial.php

    Happy Trails
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    Snakeskins are usually tapered (small at the ends...

    Snakeskins are usually tapered (small at the ends and larger in the middle).

    My "tarp tubes" are the same diameter from end to end. Therefore, there is a chance that the ridgeline string could...
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    Make your own "snakeskins"

    I know you want to buy some snakeskins, but I just made a pair of snakeskins for my 10'x10' silnylon tarp that work great and took me about 1 hour to make from start to finish.

    My "snakeskins" are...
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    Prefer snakeskins for tarp

    I prefer snakeskins for my hammock tarps.

    I like to hang my tarp (still in the snakeskins) over my hammock for use if needed. If rain threatens, I merely pull my already hung up tarp out of the...
  26. Thread: DIY Packa?

    by tpkanu
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    Bilgy Parcho

    I ordered the plans from Quest Outfitter and made a "Parcho" several years ago. I love it! It is really great in warm weather, since it breathes so well. It is a challenging item to sew, however. ...
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    Supplex nylon is a heavy duty fabric that would...

    Supplex nylon is a heavy duty fabric that would be appropriate. Go on ebay and search for Supplex fabric under Crafts.

    Happy Trails.
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    Your injuries are the worst I have ever heard of...

    Your injuries are the worst I have ever heard of from a hammock "crash". Hope you are feeling better.

    I have had several "crashes" but never been seriously hurt (just a tender backside for a...
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    My tool of choice for splicing is a guitar string...

    My tool of choice for splicing is a guitar string bent in half to form a loop.

    I found I had to "massage" the twine (wad it up) to get the strands to open up, before I could slide my guitar...
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    I'm sure it is braided, because I went looking...

    I'm sure it is braided, because I went looking specifically for braided mason's twine, so I could splice whoopies and UCRs. I wished I hadn't thrown away the darn wrapper!

    Next time I am at Home...
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    Unfortunately I threw away the original label on...

    Unfortunately I threw away the original label on the braided mason's twine, but I do know the item number (SKU?) on the receipt (#030699141395). The cost for the braided twine was $5.21. The color...
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    I got some braided mason's twine at the local...

    I got some braided mason's twine at the local Home Depot and made some whoopies and UCRs with it. It slips big time. I can't get it to hold under pressure. Anybody else have this problem?
  33. Thread: SUL sub 6lb kit

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    Since you are carrying a topquilt and a raincoat,...

    Since you are carrying a topquilt and a raincoat, why don't you leave the down coat at home and save 9.8 oz? You might look weird wrapping yourself in the topquilt and covering it with your...
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    Cool trip! Thanks for sharing. Happy Trails

    Cool trip! Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Trails
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    Kanguru - there is a low class 2 on this section...

    Kanguru - there is a low class 2 on this section that is fun, but not dangerous. Scenery is good - about a 4 hour paddle from start to finish. Lots of company on this section due to a campground...
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    Thanks for your reply

    HMMM. . . 7 ounces for a pair of hiking poles is excellent and would drop a 1/2 lb off my bridge hammock weight. Now I need to come up with the $130 & shipping. DIY hammocks are not cheap!

    Happy...
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    Thanks for sharing. I like your idea of using...

    Thanks for sharing.

    I like your idea of using hiking poles for spreader bars.

    Are your hiking poles fixed length poles or adjustable?

    Are your hiking poles carbon fiber or aluminum?
    ...
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    Bridge out above Kings Creek Access

    I paddled the New River (last Saturday 6/4/11) and took out at Kings Creek Access. The small bridge on the road above Kings Creek Access, on the way to the VA 93 bridge takeout, was closed for...
  39. Food for thought. Thanks for sharing. Happy...

    Food for thought. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Trails
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    Hollow core 200 lb dacron polyester kite line. ...

    Hollow core 200 lb dacron polyester kite line. Can be spliced (whoopies, etc) and holds knots well.

    Happy Trails
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    WOW! Spectacular. . . wish I was there! ...

    WOW!

    Spectacular. . . wish I was there!

    Great photos.

    Happy Paddling
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    Thanks Redoleary

    I just noticed that these look alot like the ones Redoleary designed!

    I don't think I copied his, but they may have been lurking in my mind.

    Thanks Redoleary.

    Happy Trails
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    DIY 0 gram Ti Potato Clips

    First off, I agree with chardpp that knots are great. When my Potato Clips broke - no problem - I tied a truckers hitch.

    BUT, I am a DIY junkie.

    SO, I took some leftover Titanium Sheet scrap...
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    If you take a clip and drill the 2 holes on the...

    If you take a clip and drill the 2 holes on the side and orient those holes to the right and the "mouth" to the left, the left top quadrant is where it breaks.

    That is where the pressure is when...
  45. Thread: Bottle hanger

    by tpkanu
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    Rikall, Thanks for the You Tube video about...

    Rikall,

    Thanks for the You Tube video about the Hoochie Tarp. Very informative.

    Happy Trails
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    Dutch is fine! Potato Bag Clip Failure

    I used the potato bag tarp clips this weekend and they failed under strong gusts. The top left quadrants broke off.

    They may still work if made from a different kind of material, but recycled...
  47. Thread: Bottle hanger

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    Australian Hoochie Tarp?

    Sorry to derail your thread, but I have a dumb question - what is an Austrailian Hoochie Tarp?

    Happy Trails
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    I am really interested to see how they work in...

    I am really interested to see how they work in Aluminum or Titanium.

    Please post pictures and your experiences.

    Thanks.

    Happy Trails
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    Mount Rogers, Jefferson National Forest

    Grayson Highlands State Park and Mount Rogers in Southwest Virginia are world class hiking spots (with lots of other hikers around!). Maps are available at REI and other trail shops.

    The AT runs...
  50. Thread: Bottle hanger

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    Great idea! Thanks for posting. Happy Trails

    Great idea! Thanks for posting.

    Happy Trails
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