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    Welcome from another MD'er. Summer is my 'off'...

    Welcome from another MD'er.

    Summer is my 'off' season here, due to my strong dislike of bugs and heat.

    You definitely need to check out the spring and fall MAAHA group hangs - just up the road...
  2. You may also want to look at the ENO mounts....

    You may also want to look at the ENO mounts.
    They are more of a flange type mount and probably have a higher WAF
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    The trail is easy to follow, but I appreciate...

    The trail is easy to follow, but I appreciate having all the mileages/info and maps in hand.
    Awol is THE reference but you will only be using about 6 pages.
    I thought this was a pretty good guide: ...
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    One of the small candle lanterns. I don't always...

    One of the small candle lanterns. I don't always bring it, but when solo it is sometimes nice to have a small flame, without going to the trouble of a fire.
    Recently added to the kit a small piece...
  5. I'm planning on heading in tomorrow early...

    I'm planning on heading in tomorrow early afternoon, so if you need anything picked up, PLEASE shoot me a PM and I'll be happy to bring it in.
    Jason
  6. Hi guys/gals, I would love to make it back for...

    Hi guys/gals,
    I would love to make it back for my second NJWH but it is looking 50/50 at best. I am trying to come up for Sat and Sat night.
    I haven't put my name on the spreadsheet yet as that...
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    I think I get what you are asking. I added the...

    I think I get what you are asking.

    I added the height (2.5") to the length of each end of one of the shells. I didn't think of this as a 'differential', but simple as adding in the wall height,...
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    +1 to gargoyle's advice above,but I would go a...

    +1 to gargoyle's advice above,but I would go a bit further and actually mock up a set out of a shower curtain or plastic drop cloth or tyvek. The fit can be a bit tricky. I made a set for my edge...
  9. Thread: Top Quilt ?

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    I would suggest mocking up a trial blanket or...

    I would suggest mocking up a trial blanket or quilt to help you decide. Use a bunch of clips or even tape, and try out the size you are thinking of. Take it into your hammock, toss/turn, see how...
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    nope, I'm up 270, in gaithersburg.

    nope, I'm up 270, in gaithersburg.
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    Welcome from another MD'er

    Welcome from another MD'er
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    for starters.... I wish I just went ahead and...

    for starters....
    I wish I just went ahead and bought the full rolls of ZingIt/LashIt (in both sizes) and amsteel.
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    Great question. hmmmmm, lets see: Some...

    Great question. hmmmmm, lets see:

    Some unknown/mystery 1.9 ACU ripstop I bought from XTrekker years ago--this is by far my favorite. It has that right amount of firmness and give. It just...
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    Any volunteers to help "measure" SilvrSurfr's UQ...

    Any volunteers to help "measure" SilvrSurfr's UQ at Batona next month, say ~ 3am?

    :lol:
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    Doors, doors, doors. You are already saving a...

    Doors, doors, doors.
    You are already saving a LOT of weight by going to cuban. How much weight do they add -- ~1.2oz (HG).
    The added flexibility is huge. Unexpected rain, wind gusts, continuous...
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    No easy answers, no right or wrong answers...

    No easy answers, no right or wrong answers either.
    What I found helps is to figure out the exact weight savings per quilt set for each fill power. Write those down in a simple table against the...
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    Welcome from MD.

    Welcome from MD.
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    Welcome from MD. This area seems to be pretty...

    Welcome from MD. This area seems to be pretty well represented here on HF. You should drop by one of the hangs, even if you don't plan on staying the night. If you didn't see it, there is a NoVa...
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    Thanks uphill. I have no idea if I'll be able to...

    Thanks uphill. I have no idea if I'll be able to make it, but will certainly try.
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    The old singers work great for our DIY gear. ...

    The old singers work great for our DIY gear. That could be a really nice machine, it depends on the condition of the internals. There are a lot of online resources for the old Singers.
    Here are 2...
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    The MD hang discussion was in this thread :...

    The MD hang discussion was in this thread : https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/75759-Maryland-Hangers?highlight=maryland. --look around post 120 I think.
    I haven't participated in...
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    Hi John, welcome from another MD'er. You are...

    Hi John, welcome from another MD'er. You are just in time for the best hanging weather. There are quite a few Marylanders here on HF and there is some talk of a get together in the near future....
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    I went from a WBBB to a TBird and simple diy...

    I went from a WBBB to a TBird and simple diy gathered end, BUT I'm 6'0 tall and I had the older 10' WB AND my TBird is 11' and wide.
    I just recently sold my BB and it was very hard to let go. It...
  24. Hey Lamboy - I have a 20 deg incubator (standard...

    Hey Lamboy - I have a 20 deg incubator (standard size) you can take a look at to see how it fits when you get the bridge-not sure if that helps time wise, but I'm right down the road.
    jason
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    Same story here. I have a mildly bothersome...

    Same story here. I have a mildly bothersome back. It gets pretty sore after about 7-8 hrs in a bed. I can spend much, much longer time in the hammock--those winter nights are long and the mornings...
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    Also, I think you can get paypal to transfer...

    Also, I think you can get paypal to transfer funds to your bank account or issue a check (probably for a fee, of course)
  27. Wow, thank you for sharing that, just beautiful.

    Wow, thank you for sharing that, just beautiful.
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    +1 to shug (suprise). If you want a true 30deg...

    +1 to shug (suprise).
    If you want a true 30deg quilt you need to talk to adam and order it as a 30 deg, so that the baffle height is increased. That is what really affects the temp rating.
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    Great give-away. 1. First list the greatest...

    Great give-away.

    1. First list the greatest 3 Rock and roll bands.
    The Rolling Stones
    ACDC
    Rush

    2. Second list the 3 greatest Rock and Roll albums (those things before CDs)
    Dark Side of...
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    Love this stuff and glad to get the extra width....

    Love this stuff and glad to get the extra width.
    I finished a 66" wide 11' hammock today. I found the full 72" was a bit much and ended up flopping over the tops of my feet (I'm 6').
    Is there...
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    SOLD: Funds received-- Mods please close

    Funds received--
    Mods please close
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    SOLD: sold pending funds to 94hokies

    sold pending funds to 94hokies
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    SOLD: price dropped to $140

    price dropped to $140
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    SOLD: WarBonnet Blackbird 1.1 DL

    I’m finally selling my WarBonnet Blackbird.

    Price Dropped.


    It is a 10’ double layer 1.1 in a dark olive green that I purchased new back in May 2011. It is the older version with the solid...
  35. +1 on not counting your labor costs, you should...

    +1 on not counting your labor costs, you should be doing this because you want to or just plain enjoy it.
    But don't minimize the cost of the many small items that often go into a quit - grosgrain,...
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    -sorry for the off topic post-this was in...

    -sorry for the off topic post-this was in response to TominMN's post-

    One vendor was making some wide hammocks before a wide fabric came out.
    It works really well. The seam is really not...
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    Click on green member name in left box of post --...

    Click on green member name in left box of post -- view profile ---find latest posts.
    This should give you the posts.
    Yours shows 60 (!) pages of posts, back to 2012. I'm not sure if you can get...
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    I saw the video too, but don't recall ever seeing...

    I saw the video too, but don't recall ever seeing it on the site, hmmm.
    Have you checked out the BBO by AHE - The_Bear_Burrito_Oven.html ?
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    That would be nice to chronicle someone's...

    That would be nice to chronicle someone's experience but how are we going to know about that super awesome, ground breaking DIY project that someone just wrote up in their blog but didn't make a...
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    Has anybody tried the 2QZQ peak bag? You could...

    Has anybody tried the 2QZQ peak bag? You could place it at the head end, it should keep everything high enough and out of your way and you could get by with a much shorter hose length.
    Just...
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    It is nice to see HF trying out something new. I...

    It is nice to see HF trying out something new.
    I do hope that those who choose to use the blogs continue to post their hammock related stuff to the forums and not just to their personal blogs. I...
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    Here is a another video of the modified double...

    Here is a another video of the modified double fisherman's slider. It was posted by Chickenwing a while back. Your pull loop is a nice modification.
    ...
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    I don't know about little bennett and hammocks...

    I don't know about little bennett and hammocks but they do show a hanger (next to a tent) on the web page. My bigger gripe is the price --$21 plus some tax/fees if I recall correctly.
    I'd rather...
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    2 good choices for light wt, hammock suitable...

    2 good choices for light wt, hammock suitable fabrics

    http://ripstopbytheroll.com/ -- HyperD, poly Ripstop, ripstop, taffeta

    http://www.dutchwaregear.com/diy-stuff/ --Argon, PolyD, NylonD
    ...
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    Nice job !!

    Nice job !!
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    Welcome from another MD'er, waiting for the...

    Welcome from another MD'er, waiting for the cooler months before I head out again.
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    Looks good and great first post. What fabric did...

    Looks good and great first post.
    What fabric did you use, I like the pairing
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    You are welcome and good luck. Be sure to post...

    You are welcome and good luck. Be sure to post pictures as you go along.
    I think Xtrekker has some videos on his site as well for additional help -check his signature.
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    you might want to take a look at these...

    you might want to take a look at these threads.....

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/76158-DIY-Hammocks
    ...
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    Hi and welcome from another MD'er.

    Hi and welcome from another MD'er.
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