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    PM sent. Thanks!

    PM sent. Thanks!
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    There is an updated version of this same...

    There is an updated version of this same calculator in post #123 of the original CatSplat thread.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/53701-DIY-Differential-Cut-UQ-Calculator/page13
  3. I have similarly noticed that nearly half of the...

    I have similarly noticed that nearly half of the links on the sticky "List of splicing tutorials" are either broken or go to tutorials that the tutorial's pictures/videos are not available.
    ...
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    I haven't investigated panel pull poles for my...

    I haven't investigated panel pull poles for my Superfly yet. Where did you find materials to make the poles?



    I am interested in the answer to these questions as well.
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    Another suggestion is to preview your post before...

    Another suggestion is to preview your post before you submit it.

    When you are posting a reply: If you click the "Go Advanced" button instead of the "Post Quick Reply" button you can see a preview...
  6. https://youtu.be/QYZ3ZL1Mhao This is sort-of...

    https://youtu.be/QYZ3ZL1Mhao

    This is sort-of what I was thinking, but using a series of locked brummels to create various attachment points. So you would create a "1 inch static hole" (shorter...
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    Ok this is what I understood after reading...

    Ok this is what I understood after reading through all of the comments several times, watching the videos again and practicing both splices. Please correct me if I am wrong.

    I was originally...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
  9. It might help if we knew what the intended use...

    It might help if we knew what the intended use was. But here are a couple of options that are not plastic.

    This one looks like an easy DIY with a rubber band or maybe shock cord....
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    I like this a lot. What are the dimensions?

    I like this a lot. What are the dimensions?
  11. Like Otter said, there's a 12' DCF hex tarp right...

    Like Otter said, there's a 12' DCF hex tarp right now in the For Sale forum.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/159941-HG-DCF-Hex-Tarp-and-Autumn-Ultralight-Breeze-Buckles
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    I got a migraine Monday night. Yesterday I tried...

    I got a migraine Monday night. Yesterday I tried to understand your replies but it hurts my head to concentrate too hard. Migraines always last me at least 48 hours but I should be able to think...
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    I appreciate this since it was your use of mini...

    I appreciate this since it was your use of mini UCRs that first got me thinking about incorporating UCRs of various sizes in my setup.
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    Sticky: Thank you nanok for your reply. I have created...

    Thank you nanok for your reply.

    I have created a new thread to specifically address my questions above. Hopefully I explained it better the third time. :D
    ...
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    Thank you very much to all who responded! Now to...

    Thank you very much to all who responded! Now to read through and try to understand them. :)
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    Splicing question

    My question is regarding the proper way to make a locked brummel for a fixed eye or a continuous loop. I posted the question in an old sticky but didn't really receive an answer.

    The question...
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    Trip report videos for Western US

    Does anyone on YouTube post trip reports for the Western US (a la Shug, Sintax77, etc.)? I have only been able to find people who use tents or a one-off video from hammockers who live in the Eastern...
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    Dutchware Gear also has the Line Lock V for...

    Dutchware Gear also has the Line Lock V for smaller lines.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/line-lock-v/
  19. FS: What is the model # on the pliers?

    What is the model # on the pliers?
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    Thank you BikerDad that was very interesting!

    Thank you BikerDad that was very interesting!
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    I would like to add that as someone who is new to...

    I would like to add that as someone who is new to both hammocks and DIY I found this thread to be very helpful. I found it about 2 weeks ago but I wish I'd found it a year ago. I agree that it would...
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    Wawak.com has Mara 30, 70, 80 [only in white],...

    Wawak.com has Mara 30, 70, 80 [only in white], 100 (AKA Sews-All), 120, 150 and 220 available in 42 - 700 colors.
    They also have Tera 40, 60 and 420 available in 10 - 19 colors.
    Prices are very...
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    There is one for sale in the For Sale forum....

    There is one for sale in the For Sale forum. Don't know if you saw it.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/159659-HG-Dyneema-Palace-Pet-Palace-mKettle?goto=newpost
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    Since you say you know nothing about what to...

    Since you say you know nothing about what to start with, does that mean you have no needles, thread or other sewing tools?

    I just last week found Wawak.com and they have all sorts of sewing stuff...
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    I found this video to be helpful if you are just...

    I found this video to be helpful if you are just starting.

    https://youtu.be/nA9u4F27l80

    I have also been trying to learn to sew by hand lately. I learned how to do a running stitch and sew on...
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    I had no problem understanding you and really...

    I had no problem understanding you and really appreciate the effort you made to make a video for us newbies. It was very helpful since I have seen those mushroom looking things growing on trees but...
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    Sticky: Thank you P-Dub for the links. The instructions...

    Thank you P-Dub for the links. The instructions for the Brummel Eye Splice on that page look very interesting. However they seem completely different from what I was talking about.

    Maybe it would...
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    Thanks for sharing!

    Thanks for sharing!
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    Thank you Snowball and Hutzelbein for your...

    Thank you Snowball and Hutzelbein for your replies. Sorry I didn't see them before. I ended up sending an email to RSBTR the next day and got a reply from them so I forgot to check back here. However...
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    Sticky: Unfortunately the pics in this pictoral are...

    Unfortunately the pics in this pictoral are "currently unavailable."

    I've been researching splicing all day. However I haven't been able to find the answer to a specific question regarding locked...
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    Calendared ripstop nylon

    I'm working on plans for a DIY down underquilt. I'm a little confused about the RSBTR fabric options as there doesn't seem to be a lot of description on the website (at least I haven't been able to...
  32. Welcome from Northern California.

    Welcome from Northern California.
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    Hopefully it's ok to resurrect this old post. I...

    Hopefully it's ok to resurrect this old post. I came across this while looking for information for a DIY underquilt. I was planning to use Argon 90 inside and out but now I am wondering if this...
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    EVO loop tutorial

    Hi everyone. I have not been able to find a tutorial for EVO loops. I have found info on how to use them but nothing on how to make them. Do any tutorials exist???
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    Update

    We were supposed to be sleeping in our hammocks in the piney woods tonight. :(

    Earlier this week I saw the forecast for the Sierra for tonight was frozen mix. We aren't prepared for that kind of...
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    Thank you for your suggestion on the needle size....

    Thank you for your suggestion on the needle size. I am using my mom's sewing machine (Viking Husqvarna, almost identical to the one Jellyfish used in the video for sewing straps). The smallest...
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    Do you by chance have a diagram or pics?

    Do you by chance have a diagram or pics?
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    I am also interested in this subject because I...

    I am also interested in this subject because I burn easily. In another thread someone suggested putting a mylar space blanket on top of the tarp. I think I would prefer above the tarp vs. below the...
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    Thank you for all the explanations you have...

    Thank you for all the explanations you have provided to help me figure out my straps, ridgeline, etc. I feel better now about using Zing-It/Lash-It for my ridgeline and know what to do to avoid...
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    Thank you very much for the helpful links! I'm...

    Thank you very much for the helpful links! I'm just barely learning to sew (inject thread) so anything that makes it easier is greatly appreciated! I am definitely going to check out those sewing...
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    Thank you so much for explaining which thread to...

    Thank you so much for explaining which thread to use and why! I greatly appreciate it!
  42. You may want to consider what type of terrain you...

    You may want to consider what type of terrain you are interested in hiking. I live in California but have been to Colorado several times to visit my aunt until she died in 2011. She lived all over...
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    Thank you for the link to the tutorial. I didn't...

    Thank you for the link to the tutorial. I didn't realize Dutch had tutorials on his site. I really like the detailed instructions. I will use the tutorial but I think I will leave off the grosgrain...
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    Thank you for your suggestions on making my...

    Thank you for your suggestions on making my ridgelines. Since I haven't actually slept in a hammock yet I would like to start off with an adjustable ridgeline until I can figure out the perfect...
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    Thanks for providing the percentage of change in...

    Thanks for providing the percentage of change in the load on the straps/whoopie slings.

    What about the ridgeline? Would Zing-It, etc be sufficient or would I be better off with Amsteel? I would...
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    Thank you very much! I had not even thought of...

    Thank you very much! I had not even thought of needles until you mentioned them! I am not yet sure which thread to use for which materials but once I've picked out thread how do I know whether I want...
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    Thanks for your reply! Re: Thread I had...

    Thanks for your reply!

    Re: Thread
    I had completely forgotten to even look at thread so thank you very much for your suggestion of using Gutterman 100% Polyester thread. I see that Dutch has 3...
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    First of all, thank you very much for all of your...

    First of all, thank you very much for all of your explanations on each point!

    Re: Premade Netless Hammocks
    Thanks for this suggestion. Hexon 1.6 is $6/yard so at $30 for a premade hammock it...
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    Re: Knotty Mod - I haven't looked into this at...

    Re: Knotty Mod - I haven't looked into this at all. Is it possible to add after the hammock is completed?

    Thank you for reminding me of the ridge line organizer, I hope to maybe be able to make...
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    Wow! Thank you all for your replies! I am soo...

    Wow! Thank you all for your replies! I am soo glad I asked here before ordering. I've been doing tons of research and thought I had it pretty much down but I guess I still have lots to learn!
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