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  1. You don't "need" them to be waterproof, the doors...

    You don't "need" them to be waterproof, the doors won't drip on you. Same reason most don't seam seal tie outs.

    I would be concerned about lack of versatility, have you considered snaps instead?...
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    A cat cut hex is undoubtedly the most popular...

    A cat cut hex is undoubtedly the most popular design for a hammock tarp and with good reason, it provides ample coverage and protection for 3 season use (or 4 with careful site selection) with a...
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    Nice one Redsquirrel! Looks like a great spot....

    Nice one Redsquirrel! Looks like a great spot. I'll be up that way next month doing the West Highland Way. Hopefully can find some spots like that :)
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    Yeah, it will work great, but won't work properly...

    Yeah, it will work great, but won't work properly with dutchware.
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    Either something like zing it/some kind of...

    Either something like zing it/some kind of dyneema or spectra will work or polyester. The zing it types don't hold water and polyester isn't supposed to but I feel like it does more than dyneema. I...
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    I believe most vendors use 1/8th".

    I believe most vendors use 1/8th".
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    Nice, It'll certainly be toasty! I have a 20...

    Nice, It'll certainly be toasty! I have a 20 burrow and phoenix and they are VERY warm. I like the colour comb too. Kinda wish I'd got orange on mine but I do like the brown/black combo I went with.
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    Nice idea, I don't bother wrapping mine anymore...

    Nice idea, I don't bother wrapping mine anymore since I started using snakeskins. You could also put your guylines through the tri rings on the tie outs. Might not be quite as secure though.
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  10. They have wr down as standard now afaik.

    They have wr down as standard now afaik.
  11. Thread: moral delima

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    I would do this, assuming she us able to sleep...

    I would do this, assuming she us able to sleep comfortably in a hammock: tell mum to order a Dutch hammock because the eno is too small and heavy and you have spare everything else. looking at the...
  12. That was great! Although I never plan on soaking...

    That was great! Although I never plan on soaking any of my down gear it is very reassuring, especially considering how sweaty I am :s thanks.
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    I have 2, great multi use item and so light. You...

    I have 2, great multi use item and so light.
    You keep teasing us with different views of your shop... you ever gonna give us a video tour?
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    Hey and welcome from near Edinburgh.

    Hey and welcome from near Edinburgh.
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    I got some decent stuff on ebay a while ago. That...

    I got some decent stuff on ebay a while ago. That seller doesn't have anything on ebay now though. http://www.ribbons.co.uk/ is their website, it may be worth emailing them to see if they have any...
  16. Here is what is on my winter tarp: 4x 6ft...

    Here is what is on my winter tarp:
    4x 6ft glowire guylines
    4x lineloc 3 larksheaded to tie outs with a loop of glowire
    4x 4ft shock cord on doors.
    2x 12ft zing it with a dutch hook on one end. ...
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    The problem with some hennessey hammocks related...

    The problem with some hennessey hammocks related to uq fit is that you enter them from the bottom. I remember something about tie outs too, but having never looked in detail at the hh line I'm not...
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    Awesome colour combo. My condolences on losing it.

    Awesome colour combo. My condolences on losing it.
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    Personally I think you can do better for cheaper....

    Personally I think you can do better for cheaper. What about a molly mac gear top quilt? Similar dimensions, rated at around freezing, very light and only $100. Here's a link. ...
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    Do you have a tarp? Just call and tell them to...

    Do you have a tarp? Just call and tell them to add a winter palace while they're at it ;)
    Some serious spends considering you don't have a hammock yet. Wise purchases though. Way to jump in head...
  21. Yeah, I use the stormguard brand equivalent as a...

    Yeah, I use the stormguard brand equivalent as a ground sheet but don't speak German so I was having some issues finding that one on amazon.de :)
  22. http://www.amazon.de/gp/aw/d/B002TPQ5D0/ref=mp_s_a...

    http://www.amazon.de/gp/aw/d/B002TPQ5D0/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?qid=1427802052&sr=8-3&keywords=glazing+film&dpPl=1&dpID=41DOeyM3JWL&ref=plSrch&pi=AC_SX200_QL40
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    I noticed the same thing the other day, I thought...

    I noticed the same thing the other day, I thought it was my phone.
  24. Hey and welcome to HF from Scotland! That was a...

    Hey and welcome to HF from Scotland!
    That was a nice experiment. I did already think that was the case, however it is nice to have it confirmed :) the effectiveness of the tensioner will depend on...
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    I definitely prefer a knife and cutting board....

    I definitely prefer a knife and cutting board. Don't use your good sewing shears!
  26. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    That's great, thanks for the reassurance!

    That's great, thanks for the reassurance!
  27. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    I forgot, I weighed it with Dynaglide leads as...

    I forgot, I weighed it with Dynaglide leads as well the other day, 46g with the same setup!
    I might try it this way on a few trips to see how it holds up, I'll be carrying amsteel leads as backup...
  28. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    That's good news! Apparently it goes brown as it...

    That's good news! Apparently it goes brown as it breaks down, any sign of that? Even after 50% loss of strength these 2000lbs bs straps shouldn't have any issues holding most of up.

    Another thing...
  29. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    I've got 1 not so good one and 3 1/2s atm lol! I...

    I've got 1 not so good one and 3 1/2s atm lol! I think I'm ready to use decent fabric now... you could always deconstruct the aarn and use it as a pattern with lighter fabrics and any any adjustments...
  30. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    Hah, I've got a year or two to think about it,...

    Hah, I've got a year or two to think about it, you are right though.

    Not as bad as I thought. Good excuse for a new bag :) I've carried my laplander saw lately, but don't see a need for a bigger...
  31. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    True! Yeah, 6 a year ain't too shabby when I'll...

    True! Yeah, 6 a year ain't too shabby when I'll be ordering anyway, although I found a source in the UK the other day too so I'll maybe try them next time.

    Hah, good to hear although you didn't...
  32. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    Cheers Scott! Lol do you not remember Brodies...

    Cheers Scott! Lol do you not remember Brodies neck last April? The fact that we get so many hours of sunlight in the summer makes me a bit worried, but I'll just keep and eye on it.

    If you're...
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    The .67 is good news indeed, but... can't wait to...

    The .67 is good news indeed, but... can't wait to see the superlight stuff!
  34. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    Thanks, the stitching isn't great... compared to...

    Thanks, the stitching isn't great... compared to normal polyester webbing they kevlar is a nightmare to sew. The weave kinda moves as you sew but they should hold up pretty well. I guess there's only...
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    If you don't want to wrap twice I think these are...

    If you don't want to wrap twice I think these are a fantastic solution https://dutchwaregear.com/adutchable-clips-pair.html?desktop=
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    Hey and welcome. I've never heard of ABAC but...

    Hey and welcome. I've never heard of ABAC but warbonnet is extremely well thought of on this forum and you really can't go wrong with them. I would think a blackbird and big mamajamba would be ideal...
  37. Thread: 10' or 11'

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    Yeah, go for the 10ft I reckon. It'll weigh a...

    Yeah, go for the 10ft I reckon. It'll weigh a little less and will fit better under the tarp.
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    I'd email Paul, he always responds quickly ime....

    I'd email Paul, he always responds quickly ime. I've never felt squeezed in my zeppelin although it was quite tight. There might have been a muck up and someone just cut the bungee a little too...
  39. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    Not yet, I don't have a yard unfortunately so...

    Not yet, I don't have a yard unfortunately so It'll need to wait 'till I get a night in the woods :s

    I considered it... don't think I trust dynaglide with speed hooks though, especially because I...
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    I vote 11'. I've never had any coverage issues...

    I vote 11'. I've never had any coverage issues using an 11' hammock with a rl and an 11' tarp.
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    I had a grouse and a Robin under the edge of my...

    I had a grouse and a Robin under the edge of my tarp, both within 10 minutes. I was sitting in my hammock eating at the time. I had a deer have a nose under as well a couple years ago, I wasn't in...
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    I just got some nanoseeum in to try one of these ...

    I just got some nanoseeum in to try one of these http://www.sheltoweehammockcompany.com/accessories/boone-topper-no-see-um . It's similar to a fronkey net but lighter and it's on sale atm.
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    I'm sure 25' is around $4.50 from Dutch or...

    I'm sure 25' is around $4.50 from Dutch or ripstopbytheroll, there are plenty other vendors too!
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    That looks great. You obviously done a good job...

    That looks great. You obviously done a good job of saving it after the rl issues.

    I'm a little surprised at the weight though... I've got 2 tarps with the same fabric and a the winter tarp (11ft...
  45. Thread: 59g suspension!

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    59g suspension!

    I got 10ft of kevlar webbing in from Dutch this week, sewed it up and here is the...
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    You say the damage is where you sit? Do your...

    You say the damage is where you sit? Do your jeans have any buttons, rivets or buckles on the back?
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    Voted, good luck!

    Voted, good luck!
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    That looks great! What spacing did you use for...

    That looks great! What spacing did you use for tie out to create the doors? Looks like a pretty good compromise... a solid 3.5 season tarp :)
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    That's hilarious!

    That's hilarious!
  50. Thread: It's here!

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    Ha, it would be almost rude not to [emoji14]

    Ha, it would be almost rude not to [emoji14]
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