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    Now that's a great idea. I bet that's going to be...

    Now that's a great idea. I bet that's going to be a real hit.

    PS. getting ready to order another quilt, think this will be my 8th if I remember right...
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    Nope, I've got my string tied to the loops...

    Nope, I've got my string tied to the loops provided. I think you have to if you want it to work right. Give it some more slack, don't string it up too tight. I usually tie mine up at eye level,...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/47671-Who-cares-about-a-tent-peg
  4. Ah! You mean that button up top that says...

    Ah! You mean that button up top that says 'Media'? I've never clicked on that before. I had to figure out what you were talking about.
    What is this media section? Just a page to post a video?
  5. testing, testing, 1, 2, 3.... ...

    testing, testing, 1, 2, 3....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsp6T4j-zGc
  6. Think that's just a problem with cell phones and...

    Think that's just a problem with cell phones and apps. It's all working fine using my computer....
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    That's sounds like a lot going on there. I like...

    That's sounds like a lot going on there. I like the 'keep it simple stupid' phrase, and comes to mind when I try to over complicate things. All I do is take my large wool bandana and lay it on top of...
  8. Well heck, if they won't answer you go somewhere...

    Well heck, if they won't answer you go somewhere else. There's plenty of other great vendors here that will respond right away.
  9. I just looked at this again and it's not what I...

    I just looked at this again and it's not what I first thought.
    I really don't understand why you did what you did. What's wrong with a soft shackle that you'd made one like this? Also, how'd you...
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    it is.... ...

    it is....

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/66898-NJ-2013-Winter-Hang-Trip-Report?p=924664&viewfull=1#post924664...
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    I've been eyeballing feathered friends for a...

    I've been eyeballing feathered friends for a while. They have great reviews.
    http://featheredfriends.com/down-sleeping-bags/three-season.html
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    no flaps, it's all in how it's tied up. I'll take...

    no flaps, it's all in how it's tied up. I'll take a picture of mine next time I'm out
  13. Nice job. Generally, people just use them a few...

    Nice job. Generally, people just use them a few times to set the knot. Then just trim the tail ends off flush with the knot.

    More types of soft shackles...
    http://l-36.com/soft_shackles.php?menu=3
  14. This guy came the closest that I've seen. Most...

    This guy came the closest that I've seen. Most people just hang in separate hammocks off 3 trees and under 1 tarp.
    ...
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    It's one of those things that is difficult to...

    It's one of those things that is difficult to explain typing. You'll have to look at one and you'll go 'oh, I get it' quickly. I have seen plans floating aroung here somewhere, search the diy section.
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    seems good enough for this guy... ...

    seems good enough for this guy...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=45557&d=1359380781
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    Ha, I see you've grown fond of the gear hammock....

    Ha, I see you've grown fond of the gear hammock. I never leave home without mine as well...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/1/6/8/1/1/img_0486.jpg...
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    ha, that's a good one

    ha, that's a good one
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    Regardless of eno or rei, mass produced items...

    Regardless of eno or rei, mass produced items sold at huge franchise retailers, and small custom handmade cottage vendors are the exact opposite of each other.

    We LOVE the personable experience...
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    Clicked on one random page and found it first...

    Clicked on one random page and found it first try. Mine is about 1/2" in diameter, so yours may not be too bad off, but I'd still try it out at home first.
    ...
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    Only one way to find out for sure! But I'd...

    Only one way to find out for sure!

    But I'd guess if the lengths don't vary too much you should be fine. I doubt It'll sit off balance too badly. The loops sizes may be important though. Forget how...
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    filling a heavy wool blanket with lightweight...

    filling a heavy wool blanket with lightweight down filling had me laugh.
    It is getting warmer out though and you probably could use the wool blanket for insulation if you wanted. The reason for...
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    I see a guy named Mr.Knot saying he 'went Dutch'....

    I see a guy named Mr.Knot saying he 'went Dutch'. I'm thinking you gave up on knots and went with some easy-working dutch gizmos, yet you bought a hammock. Had me fooled....
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    I'm sure he gets lots of emails, and having one...

    I'm sure he gets lots of emails, and having one get lost in the shuffle isn't unheard of for busy vendors. They're a small time shop with only a few hands to do the work. If emailing again doesn't...
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    I was a bit thrown off by that question for a...

    I was a bit thrown off by that question for a second.....
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    Sure..... Step 1: Smear it on Fin ...

    Sure.....

    Step 1: Smear it on

    Fin



    I rigged up my tarp in the back yard and got one of those really cheap foam brushes from the craft store. Squeezed some on, and smeared it around with...
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    That's an awesome map, thanks for that!

    That's an awesome map, thanks for that!
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    You could hook up a large fan and aim it at the...

    You could hook up a large fan and aim it at the tarp and let it continuously blow on the tarp all night. Aside from that, learn how to deal with it, because you'll never get rid of it.
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    as you get back out there more and more, you'll...

    as you get back out there more and more, you'll start realizing one by one the things you'd rather do without or never use. Enjoy the stuff you got, there's always later to put it away.
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    If your tarp is covered in poo, don't drink the...

    If your tarp is covered in poo, don't drink the rain water run off.


    ....tips by fallkniven
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    no question, go with the 30*. The 40* is nice for...

    no question, go with the 30*. The 40* is nice for mid summer, but if your going into the shoulder seasons you'll want a 20*-30* quilt.
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    anyone ever use a piece of string on the...

    anyone ever use a piece of string on the tie-outs? Tie it up like on a tent fly, you know when you roll up the fabric and it has some string you can tie it up and out of the way?
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    they just get glued together, they come apart...

    they just get glued together, they come apart very easily, plus the soft sheathing will really soak up water. Not ideal, but will work...
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    use shock cord

    use shock cord
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    lots of good info on the subject in the donating...

    lots of good info on the subject in the donating members section...
  36. I tied one from suspension ring to ring, always...

    I tied one from suspension ring to ring, always tangled up with the hammock in the stuff sack, and I never used it. Happy now without one.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/81462-LNT-Recommends-2-4-inch-Webbing-Straps?highlight=Strap+Recommendation
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    Lunch break nap at work. Who needs trees when...

    Lunch break nap at work. Who needs trees when you've got work trucks?

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  39. Oh yeah, thanks for the reminder. That's all...

    Oh yeah, thanks for the reminder. That's all you've gotta do, just post the word 'hammock', and you've entered?
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    I think you just re-lit the strongest topic on...

    I think you just re-lit the strongest topic on this website. If you want to, there's probably 1000's of pages on this topic already with pictures like of the sticks under the amsteel exactly like...
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    Don't let us fool you, we don't know what we're...

    Don't let us fool you, we don't know what we're doing either, we just pretend like we do. Bring your tent next time, it's all camping...
  42. That fancy camera sure took some impressive...

    That fancy camera sure took some impressive photos. Nice job. That was fun, and thanks again for all of the food.
    And I didn't realize you went in twice in two days, losing a hat each day! ("I...
  43. Thread: Which One

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    That's a personal preference. Remember your going...

    That's a personal preference. Remember your going to need a sit pad or something to slide under your legs to make up for the shorter length. You can get cold in a hammock even at 65*F at night...
  44. ooh, that sounds good. So you guys are paddling...

    ooh, that sounds good. So you guys are paddling into bodine on saturday and camping out for the night? (my apologizes, I'd look back on the thread but your impressive thread size is a bit much to go...
  45. Go to any music shop, and ask the guy behind the...

    Go to any music shop, and ask the guy behind the counter. They all sell strings in single packets. For instance, I have a habit of breaking the top fat strings way more often than any other. So they...
  46. Now I have this song stuck in my head..... ...

    Now I have this song stuck in my head.....




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcATvu5f9vE
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    Underquilts can be finnicky at first, and you...

    Underquilts can be finnicky at first, and you won't get it right the first time. It needs to be in that perfect middle ground of not too tight and not too loose. I make sure my uq's are easily...
  48. Thats something you learn building fires. You...

    Thats something you learn building fires. You need to call to your inner firebug....
  49. They're actually for warbonnet's ridgerunner...

    They're actually for warbonnet's ridgerunner bridge hammock only. If you want an uq for any other bridge, just get any normal uq like his zepplin.




    I'm thinking it was just operator error
  50. You guys may want to bring your ice skates and...

    You guys may want to bring your ice skates and leave the paddles at home.
    I'd like to join but I'll be catching a plane friday.
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