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  1. Thread: Right vs Left Lay

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    So as I lay in my hammock, my head is to the...

    So as I lay in my hammock, my head is to the right of the ridgeline and my feet to the left. But does laying on my left shoulder make me a left sleeper? How are you supposed to sleep ? If I sleep...
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    Whoopies !

    Whoopies !
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    If you can temporarily attach a ridgeline to the...

    If you can temporarily attach a ridgeline to the hammock to get an approximate sag, it would probably help. Looking at the hammock you are using, I probably wouldn't want a permanent ridgeline since...
  4. WTG Bobby!!

    WTG Bobby!!
  5. Thread: My first hammock

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    Home Depot - 400# (or larger)tie downs. Mine have...

    Home Depot - 400# (or larger)tie downs. Mine have been up a few months in the backyard and hold my 280lbs just fine. Ask the Associate in hardware to cut off the hook end for you with the chain...
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    I got one previously, the double, and like it. I...

    I got one previously, the double, and like it. I don't need another, but I figured I could use the mosquito net one now that I haven't been out in the backyard lately due to the skeeters. :) thanks...
  7. Thread: Members Benefits?

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    I got a sticker when I joined ! It's on the lid...

    I got a sticker when I joined ! It's on the lid to my laptop :)
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    I work at home depot and had then cut mine in...

    I work at home depot and had then cut mine in half so I could get it in my suv... Then just put the tapered end into the bell end and voila.. :)
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    Chain link top rail. Tell Lowe's guy that and he...

    Chain link top rail. Tell Lowe's guy that and he should know. It keeps you from collapsing the tripods.
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    So much help and information - so little time. ...

    So much help and information - so little time.

    Everyone is great, fantabulous & supercalifragilisticexpealadocious !
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    270 and it holds me fine.

    270 and it holds me fine.
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    Yours looks a lot more reclined than mine. Maybe...

    Yours looks a lot more reclined than mine. Maybe I need to make a shorter hammock before lengthening my stand.

    I like sitting in mine at night and looking up at the stars.
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    Mine is 123" but folded in half using the steel...

    Mine is 123" but folded in half using the steel ring as the support/folder of the front of the hammock. If you look real close, you can see it in my picture above.

    I work at home depot, was...
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    For my height, 6 foot, to get more recline, I...

    For my height, 6 foot, to get more recline, I think I'm going to add a foot or 18". I'm just going to pull the front post and add another "H" of 2x4's made the same way yours was made.

    The...
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    Wanted to add mine to the collection. I spent...

    Wanted to add mine to the collection. I spent more on the 2 brackets than I did the lumber... I shopped the "Cull Cart" and got all but one of the pieces I needed for less than the cost of a full...
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    Yea, we stuck all the patio furniture under there...

    Yea, we stuck all the patio furniture under there or behind the shed when I stained the deck a few weeks ago. Leaving it there for the winter.

    I don't have any amsteel, so I tripled up some 550...
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    Finished mine up this morning, I just need to...

    Finished mine up this morning, I just need to make my 10 footer from the tablecloth I received last week. ...
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    Do it. My wife thinks I'm crazy, but I've really...

    Do it. My wife thinks I'm crazy, but I've really enjoyed the mid 60's weather and reading in the backyard laying in something I made. I finished up my turtle dog stand this morning, and got my...
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    Makes me wish I was single again so I could have...

    Makes me wish I was single again so I could have the house the way "I" wanted it. •sigh•
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    Will do. 550 paracord to the rescue.

    Will do. 550 paracord to the rescue.
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    nooooooo.... too much sewing.... Actually, I...

    nooooooo.... too much sewing....

    Actually, I just ordered this ...---===>>...
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    Yea, probably a good idea then, keep the Boss...

    Yea, probably a good idea then, keep the Boss from complaining. ;)
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    While I am at work tomorrow, I plan on picking up...

    While I am at work tomorrow, I plan on picking up all the materials I need to make one of these!! I have trees, but I like the idea of being able to move my hammock around. Besides, I have room...
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    Thanks Everyone !! I love to tell a story... ...

    Thanks Everyone !!

    I love to tell a story... ;-)

    Been through Crestview many a time.
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    I ordered a chocolate one! But when my package...

    I ordered a chocolate one! But when my package arrived today, I received a eggplant one :mellow: I don't like the eggplant at all :(

    I was really looking forward to making another hammock today,...
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    As I said, complete sewing noob :lol:

    As I said, complete sewing noob :lol:
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    Thanks Guys !! I've been all over the DIY...

    Thanks Guys !!

    I've been all over the DIY forum. Sent Mom a text with me "hanging out". She said she was proud of me for learning how to sew. Then she asked if she could have her sewing machine...
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    Hello from South Alabama !

    Totally a noob. Haven't been camping in 12 years or so and I hated it. The ground was too hard, too many bugs, rocks, roots etc. I found the forum through a membership on another. So I got to...
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