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  1. Thanks! :thumbup1: Got the rainfly. I missed...

    Thanks! :thumbup1:

    Got the rainfly. I missed the sale on Amazon last week by procrastinating too long then was in an area with patchy reception. then of course I got rained on this past long...
  2. First time in a hammock, and couldn't sleep well

    I'm nowhere near as experienced as the guys here but I had a similar hang where shorts naps were awesome but also found it sometimes painful on my neck during longer naps/overnights. Then I tried...
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    If your wife is a human bug lamp like I am, she...

    If your wife is a human bug lamp like I am, she might need a full bugnet such as the fronkey bugnet. I was getting bit through the bottom of my hammock.
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    Thanks! I just bought 300' of amsteel 7/64 in a...

    Thanks! I just bought 300' of amsteel 7/64 in a few colours :)
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    Check out several of the outdoor tradeshows both...

    Check out several of the outdoor tradeshows both in your country and the larger European ones. You don't need to have a booth to participate; you can register as a "Buyer" and walk around and look...
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    I got a few of the double parachutes a while back...

    I got a few of the double parachutes a while back on Woot! As an inexpensive starter hammock or a loaner hammock they are ok. I got 2, one for my kid brother and an extra if he chose to hang with a...
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    I posted 2 reviews in the review section of the...

    I posted 2 reviews in the review section of the forum. As the Double (an ENO twin) and the Single are different enough I reviewed them separately. To avoid confusion, the Single is the one...
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    La Siesta Colibri Hammock - Single

    This is the La Siesta Hammock that has been in Costco Canada for the past few months.

    I'm writing this review because I wasn't able to find any actual user information online.

    The stated...
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    Is this the same fly as this one...

    Is this the same fly as this one gunner76 reviewed but under a different name?
  10. Thread: dyeing bugnet?

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    What material is your bugnet made of? If the...

    What material is your bugnet made of?

    If the yarn itself is treated then it will not take dye. If the bugnet was treated after weaving there may be a chance that it would take dye but is not...
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    La Siesta Colibri Hammock - Double

    I picked up a La Siesta Colibri Travel Hammock last week on STP. As I couldn't find much actual user information online about them, I decided to write a review/share my thoughts. :)

    The La Siesta...
  12. If you already have a sewing machine in your...

    If you already have a sewing machine in your house, ask your wife to show you how to do basic stitches. Ignore all the complicated embroidery stuff as no one really uses them. If you are worried...
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    I just couldn't resist the colours so I bought...

    I just couldn't resist the colours so I bought the turquoise Single (same as the ones in Costco), and also the Double in fuschia. The Single is turquoise with a chocolate brown border trim and the...
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    ENO RestNest Hammock

    I was looking around STP when I saw the Rest Nest Hammock for $29.99 plus discounts from whatever their current coupon code is. I really like my GT double parachute fabric and the fabric for the...
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    Wow. Love it. Just added this to my Christmas...

    Wow. Love it. Just added this to my Christmas wish list! :)
  16. Thread: Patio Hang

    by leemur
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    How about slipping poly-webbing over the joists...

    How about slipping poly-webbing over the joists and hang biners from them to attach the hammock to? If the visual bothers you, it can double as a hanger for plants as well. In my old house, we had...
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    I tie my hammock up to avoid the kite effect. If...

    I tie my hammock up to avoid the kite effect. If you have a snakeskin or just tie strategically so there are no pockets that will balloon out and catch the wind. Depending on how complicated your...
  18. Thread: Patio Hang

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    How about from the ceiling cross beams?

    How about from the ceiling cross beams?
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    Aw. Thank you. I just tried to update my second...

    Aw. Thank you. I just tried to update my second post. The system wouldn't let me update the original post.

    I really like the look and atmosphere of a hammock shop where they have a bunch of...
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    My SO decided to make a TD stand for me last year...

    My SO decided to make a TD stand for me last year for my birthday. It's a big deal since he's not the handy sort. However he still makes me wear a bike helmet every time I try to hang from it so...
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    Hi and thanks for the replies :) Yes, the...

    Hi and thanks for the replies :)

    Yes, the same ones in Costco. Unfortunately they only had them up to see and not to try. I like the tropical colours; I've been looking at slideshows such as...
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    Does anyone have any experience with the La...

    Does anyone have any experience with the La Siesta brand brightly coloured cotton Colombian/Brazilian hammocks? I was wondering how colourfast they usually are? I'm thinking of putting one of the...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the reply! However, my landlord is...

    Thanks for the reply! However, my landlord is OCD about the walls. We currently hang our art with Command hooks per his request to not put nails into the plaster as it has a tendency to spiderweb. ...
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    Sorry to resurrect this thread but I was...

    Sorry to resurrect this thread but I was wondering if everyone's Garo Stand is the same? I just got one a few weeks ago and can't seem to hang my GT double (twin of the ENO DN) without ending up...
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    Sticky: I have the GT double which is just like the ENO...

    I have the GT double which is just like the ENO and found that having a ridgeline made a really big difference by offering consistency. The only time when the ridgeline gets removed is when there is...
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    La Siesta hammocks sale

    There are a few La Siesta hammocks on Sierra Trading Post at the moment. There are 2 parachute nylon gathered end hammocks (single and double) and the rest are the cotton ones.

    Does anyone have...
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    Weanas & Okeler hammocks?

    Has anyone heard of Weanas or Okeler branded hammocks? The price looks right but I couldn't find anything online about them other than on the amazon website. There are also other no-name ones...
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    Grand Trunk Nano $45.83 on Amazon

    Just got a notification that the price of the Grand Trunk Nano dropped down to $45.83 (5:50pm) :) This is possibly the cheapest I've seen it in the past 2 years.

    Sunny Sports out of NYC (division...
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    That looks really cool. Thanks! Will try to make...

    That looks really cool. Thanks! Will try to make one for my kid brother in the yard.
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    GTUL $14.96 (Green) on amazon

    Just saw the price drop on the green GTUL on Amazon to $14.96 (Sept 25,2013 4:45pm).

    I got some extra ones as Christmas presents for my kid brother and his scouting buddies a few dollars cheaper a...
  31. Thanks :) I think she'll be looking for a stand.

    Thanks :) I think she'll be looking for a stand.
  32. Question on how to hang a rope hammock for the neighbour.

    We just moved into an upstairs apartment and our downstairs neighbour asked me to help her hang her rope hammock in the yard.

    The hammock is the type with wood spreader bars on both ends and some...
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    Review?

    How was the hang in this for those that have already bought it? I have the GT double parachute which looks really similar. I really the GT double as my first hammock and am looking to get a back up...
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    It's 15.99 today (Cyber Monday). Looks like I...

    It's 15.99 today (Cyber Monday). Looks like I missed the big sale.
  35. Just wanted to say that just showing my kid...

    Just wanted to say that just showing my kid brother's friends this app has gotten a number of them interested in hanging whilst "Ipadding". It's a start. So thank you again! Hopefully will get them...
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    This looks interesting. I'm making my own bug...

    This looks interesting. I'm making my own bug sock now and should have some sort of tarp by Spring :)
  37. I love using this while traveling to calculate...

    I love using this while traveling to calculate what-if scenarios wherever I am. :D
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    GT Nano $44.87 Amazon

    FYI GT Nano has been decreasing in price all of today. It is currently at $44.87 (Nov 24 10pm) if anyone is interested.

    Hopefully the price decrease will continue on through tomorrow :D
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    GT Nano $48.99 Nov 4 2011

    Just wanted to share that Amazon has the GT Nano for $48.99 :)
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    I think the "walking" is much more likely if the...

    I think the "walking" is much more likely if the legs for whatever reason (space constraints, height etc) are not spread as wide as they should be or if there is a lot of sway in the hammock.
    ...
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    I'd forgotten about the "legs walking"...

    I'd forgotten about the "legs walking" issue...:blush:

    I'd like to say that once you've got the legs set up how you'd like them, pockets/loops (depending on whether we're using webbing or fabric...
  42. Thread: GT Pink Sale!

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    GT Pink Sale!

    GT has their pink collection on sale for the month of October (20% off) to support Breast Cancer awareness.

    I've seen the actual pink fabric and it's a very pretty bright "true" pink for those...
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    Wow, glad none of your camping gear was taken or...

    Wow, glad none of your camping gear was taken or destroyed. Hope the damage to your car isn't too costly.
  44. Thread: New GT UL!

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    uh...maybe.... ;):D:lol: Trying to get them...

    uh...maybe.... ;):D:lol:

    Trying to get them before they hit the beer stage, coz Cheetos, koolaid mix and twix bars are cheaper as bribes.
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    Graphite golf club shafts come in various flex...

    Graphite golf club shafts come in various flex ratings. extra stiff would be the best option although still too whippy for a bridge. They do not break clean either :( If someone is brave enough to...
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    Hanging disco

    In a pinch, I tried the whole emergency blanket as tarp thing this summer and not only was it noisy (loud and crinkly) in breeze the speed of a gnat, but I ended up thinking I was sleeping under some...
  47. Thread: New GT UL!

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    I got 2 as well. One for introducing my kid...

    I got 2 as well. One for introducing my kid brother to camping and another for one of his buddies he may want to bring along. :D
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    You're right, making it out of wide webbing...

    You're right, making it out of wide webbing should work too :) However, earlier in the thread there was something about weight distribution and I was thinking that a wider/larger fabric would help...
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    Yes, this would make the tripod a pop-open tripod...

    Yes, this would make the tripod a pop-open tripod that will set up the same every time. So you can just pick it up and set it to one side for travel/vacuuming the room or whatever. It would...
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    Possible teepee mod/accessory to stand?

    Saw a luxury kid's teepee that was made of 3 7ft pine poles and some heavyweight designer canvas. The pine was inserted into the canvas that had reinforced, pre-sewn channels and seemed to be able...
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