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    I also just got this tarp. I posted this...

    I also just got this tarp. I posted this about it on another thread. Pictures included.
  2. I also have this tarp. Just got to finally set...

    I also have this tarp. Just got to finally set it all up recently. I set it up by itself the first time, and tested it in a heavy rain storm. I checked on it every 2 hours or so. Held out the...
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    Everything held nice and tight, even through rain...

    Everything held nice and tight, even through rain and wind. :laugh:

    Here's some pictures of it all set up! First time I had it all together so I'm all proud and happy and stuff :D
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    What great info! I think I need to work the...

    What great info! I think I need to work the "newness" out of my tech line, or work on my prusik technique more.

    I wonder if it would be better to try a prusik loop made out of just a single...
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    Sweet! FWIW, I had to do 5 turns on the 550 cord...

    Sweet! FWIW, I had to do 5 turns on the 550 cord prusik for it to stay.

    This was the quick method I used to make my prusiks. I pulled out about 4 feet of the inside 500 cord. Braided the...
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    Prusik that stays on Tech Line

    I recently got some 1.9mm Tech Line from DIY Gear Supply, and was having a hard time getting a prusik knot to hold on it. I was originally trying to get a prusik of 1.9mm Tech Line to hold on...
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    I may have posted too quickly. I think this is a...

    I may have posted too quickly. I think this is a dead end. Sorry. This stuff is nowhere near 1/2 in. in thickness. I dont have a scale so no actual weight data. I did get warm when wrapped in...
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    OK, someone check my specs and math here... ...

    OK, someone check my specs and math here...

    According to this post insult is 1/32 in. thick polyethylene.

    1/32 in. converted to decimal form is 0.03125

    according to Home Depot, the drop...
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    Dropcloth for insulation?

    Just got myself a PL to make a PLUQ. Found this stuff in Home Depot, wondered if anyone had ever used/heard of using it for insulation?

    It's really light and thin; not very lofty, but does seem...
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    Modular PLUQ with Insultex?

    I have read through the sew-'em-up and no-sew PLUQ and the IXUQ threads, and a few other threads but have not seen an answer to my question. I have seen posts where people talk about doing this, but...
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    Poll: I completely forgot about posting up my project. ...

    I completely forgot about posting up my project. It has some flaws, and in no way is a true-to-form business plan. I actually completed and received a grade on it a few months ago, but forgot to...
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    Poll: Shug, That's amazing! Just don't tell my...

    Shug,

    That's amazing! Just don't tell my professor it's already on the market!

    SCWalker,

    Check out the DIY section, post "Portable Hammock Stand"

    Some guys have come up with really...
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    Poll: Thanks guys, I appreciate it! This really is...

    Thanks guys, I appreciate it!

    This really is just a college project. The assignment is to create a business plan based upon a product that is not yet on the market. The idea is for us to conduct...
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    Poll: Hammock hanging poll

    Working on a college project. Wanted to get some data from hammock users!

    1. If there were a product on the market that allowed a hammock to be completely tree-free and were also backpack-able,...
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    Hey guys, I'm doing a college project on hammock...

    Hey guys, I'm doing a college project on hammock camping. I created a thread about it.

    I was wondering if anyone here would like to give me their permission to cite them as a source in my...
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    Anyone have hammock statistics?

    Hey everyone,

    I am doing a project on hammock camping for a business class.

    I was wondering if anyone wanted to provide any kind of statistics they have, or know of on hammock camping.
    ...
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    Just adding to the brainstorming here... ...

    Just adding to the brainstorming here...

    Perhaps you could skip the plastic all together. Instead, maybe you could apply JBWeld or epoxy to the aluminum, and let it cure. Then sand it down to...
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    I think bleach bottles are made of Polyethylene,...

    I think bleach bottles are made of Polyethylene, or similar. You won't have much luck gluing that stuff to anything. I would suggest going with a different type of plastic. Nothing comes to mind...
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    Welcome! I'm a newb myself. From MD but I just...

    Welcome! I'm a newb myself. From MD but I just moved back to MD in '09. Before that I was in New Paltz/Newburgh for 6 years, and worked in Fishkill. I know exactly where Kerhonkson is! ...
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    Hanging, or trying to, in MD

    Hello all!

    I'm from the eastern shore of Maryland. Trying to do some search-fu on hammocks to see if it's another activity, hobby, time-draining-vortex event to get involved in :laugh:

    This...
  21. Thread: Stake Boom

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    The dark force

    Wow, I had no idea that kind of force was being exerted. Now I see why the steel pipe!
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    Aluminum poles

    Perhaps these could work? http://www.kelty.com/p-134-adjustable-pole.aspx

    I saw a review on amazon how a guy used two of them on the beach. Maybe they'd be strong enough to use only one on each...
  23. Thread: Stake Boom

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    Love this idea

    If this has already been suggested I apologize.

    Has anyone tried a folding boomstake using channel? 39527
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    New and intrigued!

    Hello everyone. Sorry I have not formally introduced myself. I will post to the introductions after this.

    I recently discovered the world of hanging. I live on the beach and instantly started...
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