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    Pretty proud of myself 5 machines at the...

    Pretty proud of myself

    5 machines at the Goodwill yesterday, 3 pretty good ones, and I left without any of them.
    Prices from 10 to 20.

    But I already have 11 :lol:

    I leave some set for ultra...
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    My thoughts 1. When I go through the gear...

    My thoughts

    1. When I go through the gear room I always come up with more than 3 items that can go. It would be so much easier to list the group up to say 10 and edit as items are sold.

    2. ...
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    Measure the bed size and compare to what may be...

    Measure the bed size and compare to what may be available, I am not sure if you will find one.

    I have a table from my BU that I don't use, but it is a far way from MD. Somewhere near you I think...
  4. Thread: UQ Freezing

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    Sock materials really depend on how cold you want...

    Sock materials really depend on how cold you want to go

    In cold and dry, like zero and below I avoid nylon or synthetics for a sock, they just seem to frost to much for my taste'

    If you are...
  5. Thread: UQ Freezing

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    For your winter adventures, since you sleep cold...

    For your winter adventures, since you sleep cold a pod system may be your best bet.
    If you hope for -30 or so a sock can do wonders, but it should be breathable or the frost shower will be amazing....
  6. That was a welcome and relaxing ramble for sure ...

    That was a welcome and relaxing ramble for sure

    Thanks for carrying me along :)
  7. Wanderlust78 Very nice, with all of the links

    Wanderlust78 Very nice, with all of the links
  8. Nice demo Red, gonna try that

    Nice demo Red, gonna try that
  9. That's going to be a great "UNWIND" for sure

    That's going to be a great "UNWIND" for sure
  10. I've been to the island 4 times and never tire of...

    I've been to the island 4 times and never tire of it. The early spring is great for low foliage and great vistas.
    Love the long boardwalks

    really enjoying you sharing the adventure
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    That would be from 1968 thru 1971 made in Soryu...

    That would be from 1968 thru 1971 made in Soryu (Japan)

    Could be all metal gears, not a bad price, but try for lower, unless it has a boat load of feet and accessories with it.
    After a good...
  12. So good to see best friends having such a great...

    So good to see best friends having such a great time
  13. Price is a bit high I believe, I usually find...

    Price is a bit high I believe, I usually find those for around $25.00

    Check the motor roller for flat spots, if stored in contact with the hand wheel it probably is.

    They sew really well for...
  14. Thread: Hangin' in MI!

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    Welcome from Fenton

    Welcome from Fenton
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    Again it was a great time visiting with friends...

    Again it was a great time visiting with friends and making new ones. Thanks to all who came and all who helped out
  16. Just a "Show How To" would be great, maybe a...

    Just a "Show How To" would be great, maybe a resource list


    Leaving this morning, heading in the right direction, and without to many distractions should be there tomorrow afternoon.

    Looking...
  17. Yes please :D

    Yes please :D
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    Temp ratings are pretty subjective for most...

    Temp ratings are pretty subjective for most folks. What works for some may not work for all.

    In the case of a sleep system, no 2.2 probably would not be enough all by itself, and I think that is...
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    Nice, Looking forward to seeing the latest...

    Nice, Looking forward to seeing the latest offerings.

    How about some pictures to satisfy my interest in the short term?

    Inquiring minds want to know :lol:
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    Jackpot, Mario :D It looks like a model 15...

    Jackpot, Mario :D

    It looks like a model 15 clone, check the motor amp, it is probably stronger than a Singer about .85 amp?

    It will clean up well and should run very smoothly after
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    JRB has a product that might be what you are...

    JRB has a product that might be what you are looking for

    DriDucks poncho and uqp, might have to add a couple more tabs or such to use as a pack cover alone
    ...
  22. Good looking trip there Shug Thanks for taking...

    Good looking trip there Shug Thanks for taking us along
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    Very cool Mac

    Very cool Mac
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    I'll be there

    I'll be there
  25. Just signed up, We will have site 8 in the family...

    Just signed up, We will have site 8 in the family camp, coming in Thursday, but I will be in the group camp area Friday and Saturday

    Looking forward to seeing everyone again
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    The hot tent and stove performed very well over...

    The hot tent and stove performed very well over the 4 night trip.

    We had about 6 inches of snow and there was no issue with collapse, though it was removed at intervals.
    I did install 2...
  27. Nice addition to the report Pantologist. It was...

    Nice addition to the report Pantologist. It was a good weekend for sure and hope to do it again with you.

    I am adding a couple of pullouts to the hot tent on the long side for snow load, and a...
  28. It is on the shelf and will be there when you call

    It is on the shelf and will be there when you call
  29. I thought I posted this earlier It really was a...

    I thought I posted this earlier It really was a great weekend

    /watch?v=9KeuzX6TqQU
  30. Trip report is open ...

    Trip report is open

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/122303-MI-gt-2nd-Annual-Green-Timbers-Big-Tree-Hang-Did-somebody-say-bacon
  31. Great report, I will get busy on the video...

    Great report, I will get busy on the video tomorrow.

    I really enjoyed the 4 nights, 5 days up in the woods. More to follow

    Just got a message from Chuck in KY

    "Made it home safe at 8:35pm,...
  32. I am going to head on up there today, and miss...

    I am going to head on up there today, and miss the snow in south MI.

    I won't be at Big Boy Friday

    See you all when you show up
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    The only issue so far with the stove is the heat...

    The only issue so far with the stove is the heat transfer to a pot on top, mostly radiant, not a lot of contact surface.
    Another option is using a T, invert T up and cap the top for the cooking...
  34. I'll add a roll to the pile also

    I'll add a roll to the pile also
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    Not a lot of winter left, but I will be at Green...

    Not a lot of winter left, but I will be at Green Timbers Hang this week.

    I may even try to beat the snowstorm on the way and get an extra day :D
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    Thanks all for the kind words. It was a bit time...

    Thanks all for the kind words. It was a bit time consuming figuring it all out, about 30 hours, including sewing. Next one should be less time by a lot. Less than 200 or all material cost

    Looks...
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    Hammock Hot tent and stove

    I have seen quite a few of these and wanted to have one so I finally got off my tail and did it

    There are a lot of long seams in the tent but all are straight, or mostly, and I believe anyone who...
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    Nice video, lots of info in that. I found it...

    Nice video, lots of info in that.

    I found it first on Bushcraft USA where they were commenting

    Thanks for sharing
  39. I will be bringing a batch of no bake cookies

    I will be bringing a batch of no bake cookies
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    That is a great improvement over the diamond knot...

    That is a great improvement over the diamond knot ends

    I may go back to soft shackles on a few pieces of gear
    Thanks for sharing that
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    I use a shop vac attached to a rubber made tub,...

    I use a shop vac attached to a rubber made tub, through the lid.

    Second hose from the lid has a large high thread count cotton pillowcase zip tied to it inside the bin.

    With the vac on, the bin...
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    Tera 80 Tex 35 is available at Rockywoods ...

    Tera 80 Tex 35 is available at Rockywoods

    http://www.rockywoods.com/Hardware-Zippers/Heavy-Sewing-Thread/Gutermann-TERA-80-Polyester-Thread
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    BUMP to an older thread that has some good...

    BUMP to an older thread that has some good information in it
  44. I've been lurking, and watching this come...

    I've been lurking, and watching this come together, I missed all the previous ones.

    Nothing in my way right now, so I may be tossing my hat into the pile also.

    It looks like the food pile is...
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    Another thank you for stepping up. All of...

    Another thank you for stepping up.

    All of the cottage vendors I have bought from on this forum, and there have been a lot since 2008, are very good on customer service.
    I have had minor...
  46. Trip Report MI > 2016 Michigan Winter Hang>Feb 5th-7th>Ludington State Park

    We had a great time, Lots of firewood, and really good food, and friends.

    The weather was mild, and the hiking was easy, even making a second loop in search of my lost keys, Later found in the...
  47. I had a Superpizza the price is wrong, Should be...

    I had a Superpizza the price is wrong, Should be 23.50

    Hopefully they will mark the outside of the boxes as to what the contents are

    Leaving soon and shopping and stopping on the way
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    Just checked, they are both straight stitch only,...

    Just checked, they are both straight stitch only, but all metal.
    Straight stitch is really all you need
  49. ++ on the above. If you contact them, PHONE CALL...

    ++ on the above. If you contact them, PHONE CALL NOW, they may be able to help.

    Complaining about a problem BEFORE you even try to resolve it is childish
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    The Kenmore was made from 1961 thru 1963 by Soryu...

    The Kenmore was made from 1961 thru 1963 by Soryu in Japan. It is a solid machine, I am unsure if there is a plastic zigzag gear in it or not. It should be easily visible with the top cover removed...
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