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    zingit doesn't fit figure 9s?

    Hi,

    I've just set up my hammock for the first time and was wondering if others had the problem as well. Basically, using fixed-end-method, my figure 9s keep failing on the zingit.
    I know, the...
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    The formula is correct. As for 2 vs 4 oz: the...

    The formula is correct.
    As for 2 vs 4 oz: the 2oz you add help you go from 115 to 130, so the difference is only 15. if you double that to get to 30%, you're at 4oz, like the other calculation...
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    Welcome Corneilius, you sure have some nice...

    Welcome Corneilius,

    you sure have some nice scenery to hang in. I was travelling around west ireland, including westport, with two friends after i finished school. I need to get back there ^^.
  4. Thread: Tying a loop

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    Note that I am NOT experienced with knots in...

    Note that I am NOT experienced with knots in practice, though I've learned quite a few in advance for my upcoming trip. I highly recommend waiting for the opinion of someone more knowledgable.
    ...
  5. Thread: Nitize figure 9

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    I know what you mean, but it's actually...

    I know what you mean, but it's actually impossible to get a negative safety ratio. The critical point is when it's smaller than 1 and at 1/2 that's definitely the case.
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    Yokohama-shi here. Should have my setup by next...

    Yokohama-shi here. Should have my setup by next weekend, or the one after that at most. Sure, let's go hang somewhere.
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    Moin and welcome, I'm currently in Japan, but...

    Moin and welcome,

    I'm currently in Japan, but I'll be back in Germany come September. I'm also pretty new to this thing, I think I'm the one mad was referring to.

    You're from Dortmund? have...
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    I never did. Does double braid mean that there...

    I never did. Does double braid mean that there are always two strands running in parallel where one strand would be sufficient for the purpose of braiding? If so, I have a double braid. Seriously,...
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    Wow, the rumored other German hangers actually do...

    Wow, the rumored other German hangers actually do exist. ^^ (Hi hutzelbein)

    I just tried it out with one line for now and the mantle holds up just fine without the core. Might well be that the...
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    I guess I'll just start with one and see if I can...

    I guess I'll just start with one and see if I can destroy it. If not, I doubt that setting it as a guyline will.
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    Good point. In my case the core is made from the...

    Good point. In my case the core is made from the same strands as the mantle, only as a three-stranded rope instead of a eight-stranded braid. Still a problem?
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    "De-core-ing" a braided rope?

    Hi everyone,

    I'm currently in Japan and don't really have access to all the fancy ropes (or at least not at reasonable prices), so I just went to Tokyu Hands and got myself some generic braided...
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    I'm actually studying around Stuttgart when I'm...

    I'm actually studying around Stuttgart when I'm not abroad, though I'm originally from lower saxony. Have to agree, it's quite nice in the south.
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    Complete Newbie from Germany / cur. Japan

    Hi everyone,

    I have pretty much no outdoor-experience, a little bit of super-soft "camping" as a child and a few day tours with a backpack is all I've ever done. But after looking at hammocks...
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    Sticky: There was a reddit post about a gigantic (I think...

    There was a reddit post about a gigantic (I think six-person) hammock and in the comments someone mentioned Hennessy Hammocks. I'm quite easily hyped, so I waited, but after ~half a year I still want...
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    Sticky: When I was pretty young I asked my cousin to help...

    When I was pretty young I asked my cousin to help me make a mmo-account (it was maple story in case you're wondering), which resulted in me just sitting in front of his computer, trying to decide on...
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    I can't tell what the situation is like because I...

    I can't tell what the situation is like because I haven't camped here yet. But I've ordered a set for myself and will be hanging around central Japan for all of August. So if you want to, we can meet...
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    It looks great. I actually ordered the other way...

    It looks great. I actually ordered the other way 'round just yesterday. (before I read all of your posts)

    Sure, it will require lots of care with the light colors, but it just looks too awesome...
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    what's that in the fourth picture? macaw green in...

    what's that in the fourth picture? macaw green in ... moroccan blue?
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    Okay, I'll go with the tadpole. Thanks gnarus and...

    Okay, I'll go with the tadpole. Thanks gnarus and sargevining, I wouldn't have found it without you and am just in time before their break.
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    Okay, thanks everyone for tips. Seeing how many...

    Okay, thanks everyone for tips. Seeing how many comments were "well, i guess it's okay for car camping" and given that I don't even own a car I'll definitely have another look at your...
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    Why should I buy the expensive tarp?

    Hi everyone,

    So I'm thinking about getting a Hanger 11 tarp from UGQ (Silnylon, 130$, would need to buy ridgeline and stakes) for my first set. Today I was at the outdoor store and there I can get...
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    Newbie has some questions

    Hello everyone,

    I'm currently in Japan where I can't follow the general advice of "just go to a group hang", also, any mistake will be quite expensive in additional shipping, so please excuse the...
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