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  1. Hei Kom4 You seem well prepared. Just take...

    Hei Kom4
    You seem well prepared. Just take precautions regarding insects. :)
    Just let me know if there is some kind of lokal info you need to check. Websites might not be translated etc. Id be glad...
  2. Sounds like its going to be a great trip! Not...

    Sounds like its going to be a great trip!
    Not trying to give advise to what you should or should not do, i have a few pointers. Beware of the mosqitos! I would worry more about them than any other...
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    Hello! This looks interesting. 6 hour drive from...

    Hello! This looks interesting. 6 hour drive from where i live, have to buy some flowers to the wife and kindly ask her to let me go.. :)
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    Sticky: Added myself Draugen Harstad, Norway

    Added myself
    Draugen
    Harstad, Norway
  5. Thread: One Tree Hang

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    Very neat setup, and beautiful scenery :)

    Very neat setup, and beautiful scenery :)
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    Ordered my blackbird and yeti 27. June. Got here...

    Ordered my blackbird and yeti 27. June. Got here monday this week, and hammock and uq looking good!
    Little over 3 weeks is not bad, considering shipping time to norway included :)
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    got an e-mail from paypal last friday, informing...

    got an e-mail from paypal last friday, informing me that the shipment was on its way from warbonnet outdoors.
    thing is, its going to norway, i fear it will be some time yet before its here. Checked...
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    Just got an email from Brandon, they changed the...

    Just got an email from Brandon, they changed the suspension to the webbing kind on my order.
    Me-> happy
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    oh no

    Oh no, after reading this tread I have concluded that line/STRAP suspension wasent the best choice when i placed an order for a bb.
    Ive been thinking about it for a couple of days, and now - after...
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    Interresting topic, have just made myself an uq...

    Interresting topic, have just made myself an uq from an old sleeping bag and its probably too thin for winter use. But maybe i could try out this theory with a reflective blanket... think I'll follow
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    Nice! If it's working, then it's great!

    Nice! If it's working, then it's great!
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    Nice work man :) Hope you and your family get...

    Nice work man :)
    Hope you and your family get alot of great trips!
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    Clever idea :)

    Clever idea :)
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    Thank you for another great video! Sorry I...

    Thank you for another great video! Sorry I couldnŽt make the trip, would have been really nice to be outside in that great weather!... :)

    Torstein
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    Yes, I belive it is a 730. Just started using it,...

    Yes, I belive it is a 730. Just started using it, but I found that it need a little oil.
    So I'm googling for manuals. In the kit with the mashine I found several different feet, maybe (if I'm lucky)...
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    Seems like most diy ers use singer machines, does...

    Seems like most diy ers use singer machines, does anyone have some knowledge about the bernina Im using?

    Torstein
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    Here is the machine I use. It belongs to my wife,...

    Here is the machine I use. It belongs to my wife, she got it from her great grandmother. It has a million different knobs and handles, but I found some all-round settings... Currently working on...
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    I've read, somwhere on hf, that some diy'ers got...

    I've read, somwhere on hf, that some diy'ers got hold of some cheap down jackets just to tear them apart and stuff the salvaged down into quilts of some sort.
    Maybe make it into a smaller pillow,...
  19. Thread: Button Holes

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    Hmm, learning something new everyday on hf! :)

    Hmm, learning something new everyday on hf! :)
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    Great pictures. Thanks :)

    Great pictures.
    Thanks :)
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    Hmm, will try the burn test. But I get the...

    Hmm, will try the burn test. But I get the feeling I've been carrying unneccesery weight...
    Think I will try to make it into a single layer, the weave looks "plain" dont think this would weaken it.....
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    fabric confusion

    Hello all!
    Newbee warning!

    I was wondering if anyone could help me with a fabric question?
    My diy hammock turned out to be a bit to heavy for my liking. It's made from nylon or polyester fabric...
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    Thanks!

    Okay! Thank's for your replies :)
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    Whoopies-is this normal?

    Hello!
    Newbie here...
    Just tried my new whoopie slings on my hammock, and at inspection after use i found that the cord has split pretty much at the splice. Is this normal??

    its 7/64 amsteel,...
  25. Still, I don't consider myself so experienced in...

    Still, I don't consider myself so experienced in deep winter sub zero night hammocking/sleeping that i'd risk limbs by going to Tornetrask this time n the year.

    I can only hope I get to go on a...
  26. NICE! Very good reading, thank you for shearing :)

    NICE! Very good reading, thank you for shearing :)
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    Beautiful landscape! Thank you for sharing :)

    Beautiful landscape! Thank you for sharing :)
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    Now THAT is probably the most effective sales...

    Now THAT is probably the most effective sales tool...
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    Thanks for your great videos! :)

    Thanks for your great videos! :)
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    A company here I live have been selling a form of...

    A company here I live have been selling a form of nano-liquid witch is used on flags to keep them from sagging in rainweather. Got hold of some, came in a little spray can, and treated my suede...
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    Good plan, let me know if you plan another trip,...

    Good plan, let me know if you plan another trip, would like to see that TW hammock of yours :)

    Torstein
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    Excellent video, Rune! Looks like a very good...

    Excellent video, Rune!
    Looks like a very good geartest trip :)
    Cant wait to get out myself for some camping, especially after seeing you vid!
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    Apparently IŽve been taught the sami-way of using...

    Apparently IŽve been taught the sami-way of using the reindeer hides :) Good tip getting tanned hides, though! :)
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    Several meters... hehe Rigging of pulk in the...

    Several meters... hehe
    Rigging of pulk in the living room... sounds familiar :)

    I use a Paris expedition pulk, and have also practicated the rope-brake system. Works OK.
    Like the pulk very much...
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    Very nice video! :)

    Very nice video! :)
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    Have you tested the hammock yet? Nice blog on...

    Have you tested the hammock yet? Nice blog on bushcraft.no, I'm looking forward to reading your report on the new sleeping system :)
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    I had no problem keeping the pelt in place. I...

    I had no problem keeping the pelt in place. I should point out that my pad is a Mamut extreme (called bamse ekstreme here) witch is very "anti-slippery" --in lack of words..--

    One irritating...
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    Amateur-hanger here. I have not yet invested in...

    Amateur-hanger here. I have not yet invested in underquilt for my hammock, been starting out with a pad. Tested using a reindeer-hide on top of my pad last time I was out. Temp down to -15 deg C (5...
  39. Yes, some fish. I had no luck with the fishing....

    Yes, some fish. I had no luck with the fishing. Its a little too early, the ice has just broken off some of the higher lakes. Hope to try again in august:)
  40. Trip to Rago National Park, Northern Norway

    Hi!
    Went to Rago National park for a 4 day trip this weekend with a couple of friends.
    The park is one of the smalles national parks (if not maybe THE smallest) in Norway, but connects to national...
  41. Nice trip report! Thanks for sharing :)

    Nice trip report! Thanks for sharing :)
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    JohnSawyer: Thanks! and yes, you are right about...

    JohnSawyer: Thanks! and yes, you are right about the hammock being strung up tight. I figured this is the best way to hang the DD scout hammock... It is really short in length, way to short for me. I...
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    Thats a great idea, IŽll try figure out how to do...

    Thats a great idea, IŽll try figure out how to do that!
    And Thakns :)
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    DIY UQ from old sleeping bag

    IŽve been going through some camping equipment, and concluded I needed to throw away this old Ajungilak Igloo sleeping bag. It was fairly good (mis)used, and had probably lost alot of insulation...
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    summercamping warm-up

    We have not been able to go camping, me and my 5 year old kid. And when it started snowing(!) I suggested that we hang the DD scout hammock between the bedposts in his room :)
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    Hi Harstad :) No trip for this weekend. Family...

    Hi Harstad :)
    No trip for this weekend. Family birthday party...
    But thanks for the offer!

    Tjohei!




    Hehe. Souds great!
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    Naa, only been in Dividalen in those seasons...

    Naa, only been in Dividalen in those seasons without knee-deep white stuff....
    Hope i can to go there this summer too!
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    Good trip report :) Thanks for sharing! T

    Good trip report :)
    Thanks for sharing!

    T
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    [QUOTE=Randy;705220]This is how I got both of my...

    [QUOTE=Randy;705220]This is how I got both of my little ones started,,, now they have there own HH Scouts...

    Nice setup! Looks like the right way to start out. Thanks :)
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    Planning to camp not far from the car, about 15...

    Planning to camp not far from the car, about 15 min drive from home. But thanks for the tip. WeŽll try outside in the garden before we go :)
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