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    Tnx for the reply Ironfish45. Not sure I...

    Tnx for the reply Ironfish45. Not sure I follow....I know what you are trying to do but I don't see how you are using the "circle of innertube" to cover the stem.
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    Tnx TrailSlug....I have a DIY UQ that I made a...

    Tnx TrailSlug....I have a DIY UQ that I made a few years ago, but I'm toying with the idea of pad.
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    Hey all...are the inflater stems on some self...

    Hey all...are the inflater stems on some self inflating pads ok against the hammy fabric? Tnx

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    I might wanna join you all... Sent from my...

    I might wanna join you all...

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    Ok, agree this should be another thread re: rocks...

    Ok, agree this should be another thread re: rocks and trees. Just think water in holes, then freezing temps over time do damage....over a real long time. Gotta believe God made trees to withstand...
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    Hey PG...tnx for the reply. Yeah, I'm nog losing...

    Hey PG...tnx for the reply. Yeah, I'm nog losing any sleep over it and bet I do more damage walking thru the woods or hanging my pack up then hanging from the trees....lol.
    I'm still wondering...
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    Thanks Phantom.....I'm still having a time...

    Thanks Phantom.....I'm still having a time visualizing how a slack line between two trees will damage the bark. LOL What about a loose hammock between two trees....does that have the same effect? ...
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    If the straps are tight around the trees and I...

    If the straps are tight around the trees and I attach a continuous line between them, with a little slack in the line, how will that damage the tree bark?

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    Hutzelbein, my quilts are made with CS apex and...

    Hutzelbein, my quilts are made with CS apex and it was a pain working with. I followed the vids by Eric from CW Hammocks on YouTube. Hope you were able to finish the project without further...
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    I've tried the CRL for the hammock and gave up on...

    I've tried the CRL for the hammock and gave up on it. On a side note, I thought it was interesting in the vid that they were drilling into the face of the rock. If it's not their property, isn't...
  11. Regarding trails north of Crest Tr. - Lewis Fork Ws.

    Greetings. Wondered if anyone has info about the trails between Grindstone Parking/Fox Cr. Parking to where the Lewis Fork Tr. comes out on the Crest Tr. Tnx

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    tnx for the reply and info! Sent from my...

    tnx for the reply and info!

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    Looks like a perfect time to be there, Tall Paul....

    Looks like a perfect time to be there, Tall Paul. I'm about due to head back out there...now that it's cooled off. Where do you park and have you heard of problems with break-ins? Thanks
  14. Just looked at the specs...it could have been a...

    Just looked at the specs...it could have been a little wider at the shoulders....still looks comfortable.

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  15. Thanks for the review. It looks pretty darn...

    Thanks for the review. It looks pretty darn comfy. I have a DIY cs UQ which is fine but I'm not opposed to using a pad. Wonder how it does in cold weather as far as having CBS? On a side...
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    Be thankful it doesn't smell like my poop! ...

    Be thankful it doesn't smell like my poop!

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    I just saw this post. Hopefully you've found...

    I just saw this post. Hopefully you've found something by now. But if not.....I know you mentioned UQ in your OP but you also mentioned being on a tight budget. Why not purchase a blue pad from...
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    If it were me, I'd start lighting some candles......

    If it were me, I'd start lighting some candles... ;)

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    I don't know, SilverSurfr....it looks like a...

    I don't know, SilverSurfr....it looks like a classic case Condensatesweatoctious......wonder when if ImmortalViking had his booster shotz?
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    Lots of good advice here....hope you've found...

    Lots of good advice here....hope you've found something that works for you. Is it possible to post pictures of your setup showing the "before"? Thanks
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    I was thinking the same thing...lol

    I was thinking the same thing...lol
  22. Thread: Just a reminder

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    Yes....I enjoy the cooler weather!

    Yes....I enjoy the cooler weather!
  23. Thread: Just a reminder

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    Just a reminder

    Just a reminder to myself why I don't like camping in the summer. I got over to my folks place about an hour ago after clearing some saplings etc. on property I bought last fall. It's pretty humid...
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    I always carry a pocket knife, unless I'm flying....

    I always carry a pocket knife, unless I'm flying. That's all I've used to cut amsteel or anything on my boat....nylon or dacron. Keep it sharp.

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    I have the foam kind but I can't even remember to...

    I have the foam kind but I can't even remember to use them when I'm bush-hogging!
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    Poll: Hadn't thought about that....good point. Re: my...

    Hadn't thought about that....good point. Re: my pace....I walk pretty fast but at 63 I do get winded when I'm heading up the hills!

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    Thanks County-mountie! Sent from my XT1031...

    Thanks County-mountie!

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    Just my 2 cents... you don't really see the...

    Just my 2 cents... you don't really see the color of the hammock unless it's empty and without an UQ. My suggestion would be make a multi-color UQP....under quilt protector. Stress on seams would...
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    Poll: MikekiM...lol In all honesty regarding the...

    MikekiM...lol In all honesty regarding the topic, since starting out a few years back, that's all I've done is solo. My friends aren't into camping. As others have said, I also kind of like going...
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    Poll: I've only been hammock camping for a few years...

    I've only been hammock camping for a few years now and all of it's been solo. It would be fun having company but since breaking out of prison back in 2015, I kinda want to keep a low profile. ...
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    Hey Hangtx.....I'm sure the skins are a great way...

    Hey Hangtx.....I'm sure the skins are a great way to store the tarp etc., in fact I was going to make some when I first started out but I didn't have quite enough mesh left over from my bug-net...
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    Good point Phantom Grappler. Some folks would...

    Good point Phantom Grappler. Some folks would see the knitted kind and not realize it might not be right type. And on a lighter note, don't buy the ones advertised as being invisible.....

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    The elastic hair ties work really well if you...

    The elastic hair ties work really well if you want to try something other then skins.
  34. Great bit of information! Thanks for the post. ...

    Great bit of information! Thanks for the post.

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  35. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    it was what the OP called it....not you....sorry...

    it was what the OP called it....not you....sorry

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  36. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    lol....it wasn't the drawing....it was what you...

    lol....it wasn't the drawing....it was what you called it! Now I gotta look at the pik.....hey, all kidding aside, it's fun trying new ideas. Good luck with it.

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  37. Thread: Whoopie Slings

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    I know you didn't really use rope...did you? Lol...

    I know you didn't really use rope...did you? Lol

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    I use electrical butt connectors. Gotta make my...

    I use electrical butt connectors. Gotta make my CL's smaller....the picture shows the prototype.
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    Looks real nice, Hornca. I use 5/8" OD x 4" PEX...

    Looks real nice, Hornca. I use 5/8" OD x 4" PEX with a small lanyard. I need to cut it down to 3".
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    Other than yellow....perfect!!!

    Well... now I'll be able to make up those CL's I needed in a color other than yellow!
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    That's great. Glad it worked out for you.

    That's great. Glad it worked out for you.
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    Did you see this? Wonder if another set of...

    Did you see this? Wonder if another set of hiking poles could eliminate the tree?
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1912989

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    How did it feel hanging in it? I understand what...

    How did it feel hanging in it? I understand what Silver S is saying but I see folks here on the HF hanging from diy stands. Check them out. To me they seem to be about the same height as your...
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    Oneclick, after reading your post about how good...

    Oneclick, after reading your post about how good weather follows you, you shouldn't have to worry about precip on the pack! :) I'd just worry about the results of eating buritos... ;)


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    I cover my hammock with a tarp to keep me and...

    I cover my hammock with a tarp to keep me and everything underneath dry, so I'll use a pack cover to keep my pack dry. And you are right, it has multiple uses.
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    thanks! Can understand not liking...

    thanks!


    Can understand not liking prussiks...but I'm ok with them. Yes, the "heat-shrink butt connector" will be easy to loose, though I do this on the CL on my hammock ends and haven't lost...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    I believe that's the one..... He does have good...

    I believe that's the one..... He does have good ideas and I like pine cones but only in the fire and not in......you get the picture. Thanks for including the list you found online.
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    Excellent advice! A few years ago I found an...

    Excellent advice! A few years ago I found an freebie ebook about backpacking and how to reduce some weight. I only downloaded it just to see what the author had to say and not so much me going that...
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    Nice work, my friend.

    Nice work, my friend.
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