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    How'd the test go?

    How'd the test go?
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    I've thought about doing the same thing. I reckon...

    I've thought about doing the same thing. I reckon if you get in with bushwalkers and a few other outdoor forums with Aussie diyers you'd be on a winner :)
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    Thats great Mr P. I've got nothing for you to...

    Thats great Mr P. I've got nothing for you to test but i am keen to here the results and interesting in that rope for sure an Aussie made equivalent of amsteel would be awesome.
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    I was in anaconda today looking for some gear to...

    I was in anaconda today looking for some gear to do a DIY tubeless setup on my bike, which annoyingly kept me indoors all weekend and noticed they have webbing for sale by the meter, looked like they...
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    Hey Mr P. Did you see there winch rope 2.5mm...

    Hey Mr P.

    Did you see there winch rope 2.5mm rated to 500kg's?

    http://whittamropes.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/winch-rope1.jpg

    Let me know how you go its great you found aussie made...
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    Maybe give this mob a call? ...

    Maybe give this mob a call?

    http://www.webbingindustriesaustralia.com.au/webbing-category/bags-and-sacks/

    This ones a long shot but does anyone know who makes 200 gsm waterproof/resistant...
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    That tape sounds amazing. Are you guys importing...

    That tape sounds amazing. Are you guys importing most of your high quality fabrics?

    I went to bunnings and had no luck with the mozzie net its all fibreglass or aluminium. There is another one...
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    Will have to check out bunnings for that...

    Will have to check out bunnings for that no-see-um equivalent. Sounds like a winner to me.

    Just a quick update; the ripstop I got from my local spotlight. It came in at approximately 72gsm. It's...
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    Spotlight $10 gift card for free

    If you sign up to spotlight VIP club online you get a free $10 gift card i just brought 4 metres of ripstop for $17 from there its normally $6.95 p/m. I also signed up my girlfriend so we managed to...
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    Cheers for that lads, That ocean 12 stuff...

    Cheers for that lads,

    That ocean 12 stuff looks pretty good, i was trying to find a substitute for amsteel which is a bit scares in these parts, at-least in the thinner diameters.

    I might pop...
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    Australian DIY'ers

    Just wondering where Aussie DIY'ers source there materials from?

    Spotlight has the ripstop and its pretty affordable. As for silnylon I cant find any Aussie suppliers and to import is exorbitant...
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    Yeh I'd just go ebay I reckon. Cant imagine them...

    Yeh I'd just go ebay I reckon. Cant imagine them being any better at kitbag.com besides if they don't tell you weights i'd just the cheap option in case its not suitable.
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    Poncho Liner (Woobie) Australia

    Any Aussie out there use a poncho liner or woobie?

    Trying to work out were to buy them in Australia its more in shipping cost than the value of the woobie. How do you find them under Aussie...
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    Awesome! For 9oz (255g) not to bad at all. Cheers...

    Awesome! For 9oz (255g) not to bad at all. Cheers for the link!
  15. Thread: Workin' Knives

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    Sorry i went off line after my last pm. No...

    Sorry i went off line after my last pm.

    No dramas.
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    I've been thinking the exact same thing... seem a...

    I've been thinking the exact same thing... seem a logical step to me.

    I was thinking something like the bug nets you use over your bed in the troipcs

    Like this:
    ...
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    I'll take the ESEE Izula II im in australia...

    I'll take the ESEE Izula II im in australia though is that an issue?
  18. Weight weenie micro, nano-see-um bug net, dynaglide 1.8mm or 2mm 50ft

    Hey guys i am chasing the following:

    A weight weenie micro

    Nano see um full length bug sock

    20+ metres of dynaglide or amsteel blue thinest possible.

    I prefer second hand stuff dont like...
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    It helps a lot. Thank you. It doesn't snow...

    It helps a lot. Thank you.

    It doesn't snow were I live actually the temperature never really drops below 17˚C (63˚F). We get loads of rain during the wet-season, around 4 metres and even more in...
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    Thanks I'll be in on that, will send some...

    Thanks I'll be in on that, will send some pictures from the daintree next time i go to work in june/july
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    forgive my ignorance but whats the acronym SRL...

    forgive my ignorance but whats the acronym SRL stand for? Standard ridge line?
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    Cheers for the replies, yes sorry I did mean to...

    Cheers for the replies, yes sorry I did mean to type 11ft hammock....

    Sounds like it should be suitable...

    That good I tend to hammock camp in warmer weather and go to ground in the cold. So a...
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    Hey mate, I have been hammock camping since...

    Hey mate,

    I have been hammock camping since I was about 14 in Australia (Southern, Vic) more in the tropics now... But i love it my first hammock was a piece of hessian gathered together at each...
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    Thoughts on a 8.5 ft (2.6 m ) tarp.

    Hello hangers,

    A tarp 8.5ft (2.6m) when used for hammock camping hanging on a diagonal making a diamond pattern would give you a 12ft (≈3.7m) ridge line.

    Would this be considered ample for...
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    I think the "Single Line Suspension (SLS)" in the...

    I think the "Single Line Suspension (SLS)" in the sticky is still the best option for me that I have seen as it allows you spare rope were ever you need it. I always carry about 15 metres of paracord...
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    The only person i ever saw get there ear cut during a haircut was my father just prior to saying to my mother "stop asking question and just cut my bloody hair"

    I guess we both have mummy and...
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    Yeh i think you guys are right...Dont think...

    Yeh i think you guys are right...Dont think suspension systems are my main concern... already found a good system that looks perfect for me posted below...Tree huggers are a good idea for fine ropes...
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    Confused by all these options?

    Hi,

    I am perplexed by all these slings and hooks, webbing straps and buckles etc...

    Whenever i have hung my hammock i just have a decent length of twine tied to either end of my hammock.. I...
  29. That a nice looking rig but i prefer something...

    That a nice looking rig but i prefer something with a full length sock for both me and my hammock in my experience with the tropics and mosquitos you generally sleep in minimal if any clothing at all...
  30. Cheers for all the info the m50 and ghost hammock...

    Cheers for all the info the m50 and ghost hammock are light for sure but i prefer gear that lasts. Dont like throw away kit i am happy to weigh a few extra grams for gear that will last a few years....
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    Cheers for all the welcomes guys... Its good and...

    Cheers for all the welcomes guys... Its good and dry in my neck of the woods Ex-tropical cyclone Oswold went right around me.. 37 degrees C today so plenty of swimming in the river and rope swinging...
  32. Ultralight hammock for 6'1'' 150 pounds human

    Hi,

    What is the lightest hammock on the market without a bug-net built in for someone 6'2'' (185cm) 150 pounds (70kgs).

    Alternatively do you know of someone who has done a DIY ultralight of...
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    Hi from Far North Queensland, Australia

    Hi,

    I'm a hammock camper from Queensland Australia.

    I enjoy camping out in the tropical rainforest most of all.

    Good quality gear is hard to come across in my neck of the woods so everything...
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