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    Get the gray amsteel, it is un-dyed

    Get the gray amsteel, it is un-dyed
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    Seinfeld reference? Thought this was gonna be a...

    Seinfeld reference? Thought this was gonna be a thread about TP.

    "No I don't have a square to spare, I can't spare a square"
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    Shouldn't be a problem. You can vent it, as in...

    Shouldn't be a problem. You can vent it, as in have it set up but not cinch it down tight. Or you might be fine anyways. Because it is under you it's not going to make you overheat...I've heard it...
  4. Thread: Repair Help

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    Do you use the double layer to hold a pad or...

    Do you use the double layer to hold a pad or because you need it for additional weight support?
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    I also agree that the pencils probably aren't...

    I also agree that the pencils probably aren't strong enough. I've used sticks that had strap indents on them after hanging. I've also heard of people (large people) breaking the carbon fiber arrow...
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    Ultimately it depends on the dimensions of the...

    Ultimately it depends on the dimensions of the quilt, but hammockgear lists 8oz of fill for the 20 degree phoenix underquilt

    http://www.hammockgear.com/under-quilts/
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    Easy and cheap conversions...find a sleeping bag...

    Easy and cheap conversions...find a sleeping bag you can pea pod or a throw blanket and you can sew some grossgrain tabs/channels for suspension.

    If you plan on harvesting down, read labels for...
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    Check out kammock python straps...they look...

    Check out kammock python straps...they look simple enough

    http://www.kammok.com/Kammok-Python-Straps-Tree-Straps-Hammock-Straps-p/11003.htm
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    Bruinfan- DIY Gear supply is a good source for...

    Bruinfan- DIY Gear supply is a good source for noseeum. That's where I bought it when I made my bug net because it was the best price at the time. If it's your first net I'd probably go with...
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    I did notice the seam, and it made me a little...

    I did notice the seam, and it made me a little leary...kinda hoping someone might have tried this before and could report on how many seams there were.

    My thought was you could fold it in half and...
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    Triangle Thingies

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=16514

    My first underquilt night in a hammock my underquilt kept falling off my shoulder and I had to reach through the netting to pull the...
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    Organza Tablecloth Bugnet

    More good stuff from Tableclothsfactory? Just tossing an idea out there. I was browsing and they have Organza overlays, measuring up to 108x108 inches. Anybody thought about using this for...
  13. A few people use harbor freight tie down straps...

    A few people use harbor freight tie down straps they are like 5 dollars....just break the metal buckl with a hammer and you have per sewn loops
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    Montbell uses diagonal baffles on their bags. I...

    Montbell uses diagonal baffles on their bags. I think it's baffled on the bias to give the bags more stretch and therefore comfort.
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    I lived in St. Catharines for a little while. ...

    I lived in St. Catharines for a little while. Welcome from California
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    Heard nothing but good about his quilts. Some...

    Heard nothing but good about his quilts. Some people recommend to get the overstuff, because the karo quilts are more prone to down shifting.
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    My DIY experience....In my opinion DIY is what...

    My DIY experience....In my opinion DIY is what you make of it (pun half intended). I've got a fairly decent down underquilt for about $30. Try to buy one for that price, I dare you. $15 for 1.1...
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    Welcome

    I'm also from Fresno and fond of the DIY section. Welcome to the forum
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    one of the guys at another backpacking site...

    one of the guys at another backpacking site estimated it at 700 fp
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    Entries?

    Any entries yet? I borrowed a backyard and tried for the dash yesterday...came in around 48 seconds.

    How? I had tree straps with the toggles already spike hitched in. I also have a double ended...
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    traveler

    How does the dangerbird stack up when compared to the traveler. Seems like it would be more comparable
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    m50

    Although I have no experience with either ive read m50 isn't as nice feeling...kinda plasticky
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    Retailers

    Try finding a coupon for retailers. The first time I bought fabric for a hammock, I was a little surprised how much it was. The 2nd time I bought fabric I had a 40% off coupon and it worked out to...
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    loft

    It all depends on how thick it is.
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    Polycro

    If you want to go lighter than silnylon, cuben is probably the only option, well trusted option that is. You could try a polycro tarp (window heatshrink material), but there's a chance it will fail...
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