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  1. Bumping this up now that the 72" silpoly fabric...

    Bumping this up now that the 72" silpoly fabric is here...
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    Is a matching banana peel top cover going to be...

    Is a matching banana peel top cover going to be available for the Chameleon? That would be a good addition to the banana bunch...
  3. I assume you are considering making a DIY tensa...

    I assume you are considering making a DIY tensa stand... I would say that generally pressure treated wood is somewhat weaker. One thing to be aware of is that pressure treated wood is treated with...
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    Neat little accessory. What weight is the mesh? I...

    Neat little accessory. What weight is the mesh? I think it would be nice to offer another version that has the bottom 1/4 (with some drainage ports) made from light weight dyneema to make it more...
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    Snake skins are one of the simplest DIY projects...

    Snake skins are one of the simplest DIY projects to get started on. Get some no-seeum netting, borrow a sewing machine and make one up. It will be you DIY gateway drug LOL.
  6. Glad your doing rolled hems. It's the way to go.

    Glad your doing rolled hems. It's the way to go.
  7. You'll have to make channels down both sides and...

    You'll have to make channels down both sides and on the ends of your UQ. Use wide grosgrain of buy some ripstop nylon and cut it into 4" wide strips and sew it on. Run the shock cord through the...
  8. Wow, good to know. I'll keep that in mind for my...

    Wow, good to know. I'll keep that in mind for my next order.
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    Save that old sleeping bag and when the time...

    Save that old sleeping bag and when the time comes that you get into DIY gear (and you eventually will) take the down out of that old sleeping bag and make a TQ and/or UQ with it. Down fill is...
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    I've used 2.75" pieces of 1/4" diameter aluminum...

    I've used 2.75" pieces of 1/4" diameter aluminum knitting needles before. Worked good.
  11. The sym bugnets (and topcovers) have a little...

    The sym bugnets (and topcovers) have a little extra material that can get loose and flop around and hit your face. If that might bother you stick with an asym net. That doesn't bother me so I went...
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    Those look real good.

    Those look real good.
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    I've been using a Klein Tools electricians...

    I've been using a Klein Tools electricians scissors for years without any dulling what so ever.
  14. I use that to hold the bugnet back. There are two...

    I use that to hold the bugnet back. There are two ways to use it for that. First way is to drape the bugnet over the ridgeline and clip the hook over the bugnet and ridgeline to secure it. The second...
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    Fly like an eagle to the sea... Done on an...

    Fly like an eagle to the sea...

    Done on an Android phone using chrome in desktop mode
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    It is defiantly difficult to load and center a...

    It is defiantly difficult to load and center a landscape photo using the UI. Here is about as good as I could get it after 10 min of goofing around... :lol::lol::lol:

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    Cool. I'll be ready with some good images once...

    Cool. I'll be ready with some good images once printed tarps and Chameleon tops become available.
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    Nice start up products. Good luck with cottage...

    Nice start up products. Good luck with cottage vending! :)
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    1.75mm zing-it CRL with Dutch hook on one end,...

    1.75mm zing-it CRL with Dutch hook on one end, Wasp on the other end. Tarp is placed over the CRL and attached with prussiks and soft shackles.
  20. Nice, glad they're back in stock. Is there any...

    Nice, glad they're back in stock. Is there any plans to offer an UP stuffed top quilt too?
  21. bump to keep this subject alive!

    bump to keep this subject alive!
  22. Instead of using the orange screw in the sugary...

    Instead of using the orange screw in the sugary sand, how about trying a deadman anchor? Take a piece of lumber or a stout stick 3 or 4 feet long and girth hitch a sling to the center of it and then...
  23. Looking good. Nice splicing work.

    Looking good. Nice splicing work.
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    Nice find. Thanks for posting the link...

    Nice find. Thanks for posting the link...
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    As far as I know, genuine Sampson Lash-It only...

    As far as I know, genuine Sampson Lash-It only comes in Lt Grey. Zing-It is yellow. WesSpur arborist supply the sells blue Zing-It. Where did you get the black cord?
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    That will be really something. Looking forward to...

    That will be really something. Looking forward to trying it out.
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    Any chance this will ever be made available...

    Any chance this will ever be made available beyond just fabric yard good to include upload and customize the image printing on all (or some) of your Print2Fabric available products? For example tarps...
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    Looks interesting. I like the control for...

    Looks interesting. I like the control for repeating, mirroring, cropping and scaling the image. Now to get to work on my Alaskan Winter Camo trap design...
  29. Thread: AZ Day Hikes

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    There are good desert hiking trails all around...

    There are good desert hiking trails all around the Phoenix area. One of my favorites is Vulture Peak just south of Wickenberg, AZ on BLM land. Good camping out there too, but bring a hammock stand....
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    Nice idea. Looks better than a prussic plus it...

    Nice idea. Looks better than a prussic plus it has a handle too.
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    What's the status of adding Large and Xtra Large...

    What's the status of adding Large and Xtra Large bags to the available sizes? I've got 8 mediums, but need something bigger too!
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    Easy to see the diff with your close up photos....

    Easy to see the diff with your close up photos. Thanks for posting them.
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    30 feet of 1.7mm lash-it for my tarp CRL with Ti...

    30 feet of 1.7mm lash-it for my tarp CRL with Ti dutch hook and wasp and 50 feet of 2.2mm zing-t for the bear bag.
  34. Please don't make us purchase webbing straps if...

    Please don't make us purchase webbing straps if we don't want them. I can see making UCRs and add-on, but don't want to be forced to buy webbing too if I'm never going to use it. Make an option to...
  35. The CDTs are seasonal items at Costco stores and...

    The CDTs are seasonal items at Costco stores and on-line. You should see them showing up in the fall again. I've observed that cycle for at least the last three years. I've never seen them in my...
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    Good to know. Thanks!

    Good to know. Thanks!
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    Tensa4 and or Solo would work perfectly for a...

    Tensa4 and or Solo would work perfectly for a supported bike tour. I'd take a Solo set up for unsupported bike touring. It would easily fit in panniers.
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    Are the quilt hooks on the Chameleon useful with...

    Are the quilt hooks on the Chameleon useful with the Trail Winder UQ?
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    Looks like a good choice for kayaking.

    Looks like a good choice for kayaking.
  40. Looking good. Good luck with your new cottage...

    Looking good. Good luck with your new cottage vendoring. Looks like you'll get plenty of practice tying button knots too.
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    Here is the Tensa4 in a Saguaro forest in the...

    Here is the Tensa4 in a Saguaro forest in the Sonoran Desert. Perfect to prevent getting a felony charge by hanging from a protected cactus :scared::scared::scared:
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    If you like hiking into spectacular box canyon...

    If you like hiking into spectacular box canyon scenery, try out the Boynton Canyon trail. The trail crosses into a USFS Wilderness area which allow off-trail dispersed camping.

    Here is a link to...
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    I use KAMSnaps to close up the footbox of CDT top...

    I use KAMSnaps to close up the footbox of CDT top quilts. Works good, plenty strong. They have never come undone accidentally.
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    Following...

    Following...
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    Tensa Outdoor recently started shipping the tarp...

    Tensa Outdoor recently started shipping the tarp extensions add-on for the Tensa4 stand.

    Look here: https://www.tensaoutdoor.com/product/tarp-extensions-for-tensa4/
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    I use the commercial Tensa4 stand with my...

    I use the commercial Tensa4 stand with my Chameleon (which is 11') and it works very well. It does require one end to be tied down. I've never had a hard time finding something to tether it too. Be...
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    Always using New Posts too!

    Always using New Posts too!
  48. If you can, try an UQ that has a clew and nettle...

    If you can, try an UQ that has a clew and nettle suspension. It 'feels" better to me than a traditional long shock cord suspension. It's more comfortable IMHO.
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    Black on black would be good urban camo!

    Black on black would be good urban camo!
  50. Here is yet, another way to get your clew on. ...

    Here is yet, another way to get your clew on.

    I've been using a shouldered sword mat weave "header" on my latest Gemini CDT suspensions. It consists of a short shouldered sword mat weave made out...
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