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 Forum: Midwest 01-04-2014, 10:51 Replies: 34 Views: 1,093 Posted By Narksos Argh, a Yooper hang less than one week after my... Argh, a Yooper hang less than one week after my company moves me downstate! You're killing me. I took several trips through the Porkies last summer, it's a beautiful place to be.
 Forum: Under Quilts 12-31-2013, 07:50 Replies: 32 Views: 1,299 Posted By Narksos Even better: -40C = -40F. My trick for... Even better: -40C = -40F. My trick for quickly converting F to C is to subtract 32 and divide by 2. That should get you close enough for most purposes. So for 76F you do 76-32 = 44. 44/2 = 22C....
 Forum: Feedback and suggestions 12-10-2013, 08:19 Replies: 26 Views: 1,066 Posted By Narksos A sub forum is unnecessary. What do we use in the... A sub forum is unnecessary. What do we use in the winter? A hammock, a tarp, and insulation. We have subforums for all of these. Someone in my area needs a 0F (or colder, it's currently -5F with an...
 Forum: Claytor Hammocks 12-04-2013, 16:55 Replies: 13 Views: 3,129 Posted By Narksos Welcome to the forums! I don't believe... Welcome to the forums! I don't believe Cannibal and onaXR are active anymore. I know that the site search doesn't work well for trying to find anything about the Bat hammock because it filters...
 Forum: Do-It-Yourself (DIY) 11-07-2013, 18:26 Replies: 5 Views: 332 Posted By Narksos An almost similar idea is Just Jeff's pack cover... An almost similar idea is Just Jeff's pack cover and gear hammock: http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeGearPackCoverGearHammock.html It's not a poncho, and it's not a hammock/chair for a person,...
 Forum: Weather Protection 11-04-2013, 15:29 Replies: 3 Views: 210 Posted By Narksos My first tarp was a DIY hex made from 2mil... My first tarp was a DIY hex made from 2mil painter plastic and strapping tape. Mine has been on a few weekend trips and survived a thunderstorm (and provided a great view while doing so). It's not...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 11-01-2013, 11:27 Replies: 14 Views: 774 Posted By Narksos Taffeta is a weave of cloth, just like satin and... Taffeta is a weave of cloth, just like satin and twill. If you sit down and try to weave something, you'll probably end up with a taffeta weave. It's just a basic over/under weave. In the context...
 10-11-2013, 10:26 Replies: 63 Views: 4,331 Posted By Narksos That simply means that this is a successful way... That simply means that this is a successful way to contact them. This was extensively discussed in another thread and the mods gave their opinion: ...
 Forum: Dutchware 10-10-2013, 16:53 Replies: 12 Views: 654 Posted By Narksos Looks like you contacted otter. You want [o]tter... Looks like you contacted otter. You want [o]tter ;) https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/member.php?u=4999
 10-10-2013, 16:30 Replies: 63 Views: 4,331 Posted By Narksos Though it may be a successful method of... Though it may be a successful method of contacting them, it isn't the most appropriate way. The mods have specifically asked that we not use the forums for customer support when it comes to specific...
 Forum: Midwest 10-03-2013, 09:15 Replies: 51 Views: 2,205 Posted By Narksos I work (and live) right next to the Isle Royal... I work (and live) right next to the Isle Royal HQ. I watch the Ranger leave or come back almost every day. Yesterday it was almost empty on the way out, I assume that they're picking up the staff on...
 09-27-2013, 11:49 Replies: 29 Views: 1,511 Posted By Narksos I'll just leave this here: ... I'll just leave this here: http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeGearJeepHammock.html
 09-19-2013, 14:40 Replies: 4 Views: 316 Posted By Narksos I am so sad that I missed this! :( On the off... I am so sad that I missed this! :( On the off chance that he backs out, I'll take seconds...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 09-18-2013, 11:54 Replies: 21 Views: 1,304 Posted By Narksos A PLUQ would save some some money for guylines... A PLUQ would save some some money for guylines and other accessories.
 Forum: Feedback and suggestions 09-16-2013, 14:37 Replies: 5 Views: 310 Posted By Narksos The phpBB search function (which is usually... The phpBB search function (which is usually backed by the MySQL search function) is limited when it comes to our short acronyms. Try using google to search the site. Simply put...
 Forum: Do-It-Yourself (DIY) 09-14-2013, 16:29 Replies: 6 Views: 347 Posted By Narksos You're still going to create torque (inner leg... You're still going to create torque (inner leg will pivot against the ground) and have the tripod fall in. You can can counteract the torque with ground anchors, but at that point you might as well...
 09-05-2013, 17:30 Replies: 417 Views: 8,150 Posted By Narksos I'm in (love your gear)! I'm in (love your gear)!
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 08-27-2013, 19:21 Replies: 24 Views: 1,050 Posted By Narksos I'm in the woods. I'm there for me. I'm perfectly... I'm in the woods. I'm there for me. I'm perfectly happy with underwear/socks hanging off of my pack. I put them there when they come off (typically when the pack is hanging from my suspension). If...
 Forum: Feedback and suggestions 08-26-2013, 07:25 Replies: 39 Views: 1,427 Posted By Narksos Maybe a 1 day re-direct would work better? Right... Maybe a 1 day re-direct would work better? Right now, the first few pages are still littered with sold threads.
 08-08-2013, 12:32 Replies: 3 Views: 265 Posted By Narksos It looks interesting, I'd use it if I brought any... It looks interesting, I'd use it if I brought any electric devices with me (other than a light) and wasn't a bit of a weight weenie :D . FYI: There is a thread about this in the Donating Members...
 Forum: Do-It-Yourself (DIY) 07-17-2013, 12:35 Replies: 9 Views: 691 Posted By Narksos TurtleLady made a version of her stand with... TurtleLady made a version of her stand with collapse-able EMT tripods: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p=715137&postcount=564 She did break one of the connectors and mentioned...
 07-16-2013, 15:13 Replies: 10 Views: 594 Posted By Narksos Unfortunately pgibson is correct. Assuming... Unfortunately pgibson is correct. Assuming that you have a gathered end hammock, you need to connect the points where the hammock meets the suspension. If I had to guess, I'd say that you have...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 07-12-2013, 01:46 Replies: 108 Views: 11,638 Posted By Narksos I'm told today that my position, that I love, has... I'm told today that my position, that I love, has been eliminated (a cross between software developer, project manager, and college recruiter) and that I'm being assigned to a team in our home...
 07-11-2013, 11:33 Replies: 21 Views: 1,365 Posted By Narksos I know that they're close to out, but I'll take... I know that they're close to out, but I'll take one!
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 07-11-2013, 08:05 Replies: 6 Views: 296 Posted By Narksos You may be interested in dejoha's comparison... You may be interested in dejoha's comparison chart: http://theultimatehang.com/2012/07/parachute-nylon-hammock-comparison-chart/
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 07-04-2013, 14:35 Replies: 9 Views: 416 Posted By Narksos Welcome to your new life above ground :D The... Welcome to your new life above ground :D The general recommendation is snake skins for the tarp. I use a normal stuff sack for my hammock (BIAS WW), but many like the double-ended/bishop bags....
 07-02-2013, 21:56 Replies: 2 Views: 193 Posted By Narksos I'll take it! I have a full bug net but my hiking... I'll take it! I have a full bug net but my hiking partner doesn't and woke up at dawn with mosquitos eating her face. PM Incoming!
 06-25-2013, 18:00 Replies: 2 Views: 388 Posted By Narksos I'll take it! PM incoming I'll take it! PM incoming
 Forum: Midwest 06-20-2013, 11:29 Replies: 22 Views: 928 Posted By Narksos I spent a couple of nights in the McCormick... I spent a couple of nights in the McCormick Wilderness (Ottawa National Forest) in early June and the black flies were terrible. No wind or rain to keep them away. I was with a group of relatively...
 Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-11-2013, 20:06 Replies: 16 Views: 341 Posted By Narksos Welcome to another Yooper! We need to get... Welcome to another Yooper! We need to get this Keweenaw group hang figured out :D
 04-09-2013, 19:55 Replies: 76 Views: 2,251 Posted By Narksos I'm in! I'd prefer 3,1,2... but I can... I'm in! I'd prefer 3,1,2... but I can promise that any option will go to good use!
 04-04-2013, 13:07 Replies: 82 Views: 1,909 Posted By Narksos I'm in! I've got to find something that I... I'm in! I've got to find something that I can give away :D
 04-03-2013, 07:59 Replies: 35 Views: 1,329 Posted By Narksos If this is a drawing, I'm in. If not, I'm way too... If this is a drawing, I'm in. If not, I'm way too late :laugh:
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 03-27-2013, 21:24 Replies: 22 Views: 3,107 Posted By Narksos FYI: When used like this, we usually call the... FYI: When used like this, we usually call the "spreader bar" a ridgepole. The only problem I see is how the tension plays on the ridgepole. If you look at the turtlelady/turtledog stands, you see...
 03-25-2013, 19:35 Replies: 114 Views: 2,507 Posted By Narksos I'm in! You're excited because you've spent... I'm in! You're excited because you've spent two years off the ground?
 03-16-2013, 16:52 Replies: 41 Views: 2,146 Posted By Narksos I hadn't heard about your stove, but seeing this... I hadn't heard about your stove, but seeing this made me check out some reviews. That is a very nice piece of kit, I'll definitely be back here on Monday. The economy is tough, but it's good to...
 Forum: Eagles Nest Hammocks 03-15-2013, 11:37 Replies: 16 Views: 909 Posted By Narksos I have a BIAS Buginator. Also: their nano-noseeum... I have a BIAS Buginator. Also: their nano-noseeum buginator is on sale this month. As Bubba mentioned, you'll need some type of ridgeline to keep the netting off of your face, but it doesn't need...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 02-11-2013, 23:40 Replies: 49 Views: 1,584 Posted By Narksos Definitely consider the cottage vendors. I have a... Definitely consider the cottage vendors. I have a BIAS and I love it. I'm considering another BIAS so my girlfriend can hang with me :D In addition to the comparison at dejoha's site, check out...
 Forum: Eagles Nest Hammocks 02-06-2013, 09:26 Replies: 33 Views: 4,596 Posted By Narksos Here is a link directly to the new biners:... Here is a link directly to the new biners: http://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/product/CB001.html
 Forum: Dutchware 02-05-2013, 14:54 Replies: 521 Views: 9,185 Posted By Narksos I'm in. I always need more dutchware! (Seriously... I'm in. I always need more dutchware! (Seriously though, I do need a second suspension kit so I can get my girlfriend's hammock hanging :D ).
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-17-2013, 22:24 Replies: 11 Views: 320 Posted By Narksos I believe the requirement is actually "50 posts... I believe the requirement is actually "50 posts or greater". I'm a donating member without access and that is the message I get :)
 01-15-2013, 12:53 Replies: 12 Views: 746 Posted By Narksos The digital camo print was the reason I went with... The digital camo print was the reason I went with the WW over the WWM. If Brian/Shane had that 1.0 (I think they weighed it and it actually came in lighter) in a solid colour then I would have been...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-14-2013, 13:48 Replies: 26 Views: 1,157 Posted By Narksos Michigan DNR mentioned hammocks as part of their... Michigan DNR mentioned hammocks as part of their Park & Read program. Some parks even have hammocks available to borrow (though I've yet to find one)! ...
 Forum: Feedback and suggestions 01-14-2013, 12:18 Replies: 26 Views: 1,025 Posted By Narksos I think having the previous threads available is... I think having the previous threads available is useful (checking prices/availability), I definitely support the sold item sub-forum.
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-05-2013, 13:34 Replies: 35 Views: 913 Posted By Narksos For backpacking, I only have one: my BIAS WW. I... For backpacking, I only have one: my BIAS WW. I might get another (or get another WW to experimenting with integrating a bug net). I got shorter hammock for indoor lounging (hanging under my...
 01-04-2013, 23:08 Replies: 5 Views: 387 Posted By Narksos golite already thought of that :D golite already thought of that :D
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-04-2013, 18:41 Replies: 27 Views: 901 Posted By Narksos This is my process, except I lean to my right... This is my process, except I lean to my right side and lay head left, feet right. :)
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-04-2013, 01:07 Replies: 51 Views: 4,636 Posted By Narksos No problems (yet) in the Keweenaw (UP of the UP... No problems (yet) in the Keweenaw (UP of the UP of Michigan). Hammock camping is allowed here and the rangers were well informed. The only problem was that the sate park was supposed to have hammocks...
 Forum: General Hammock Talk 01-03-2013, 21:54 Replies: 7 Views: 553 Posted By Narksos I just realized how many stories around here... I just realized how many stories around here involve Spaceweaseal :lol:
 Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-02-2013, 00:15 Replies: 13 Views: 262 Posted By Narksos Welcome from the UP! I'm usually around your... Welcome from the UP! I'm usually around your area for Cherry Fest (I'm easy to spot in my Black/Gold striped overalls :D ).
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