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  1. VIDEO: DIY Summer Quilt Sets Build

    I made 2 quilt sets using 2.5oz Climashield and Argon 67. 1st TQ is 72x50, 2nd is 78x52, and both UQ's are 60x52. They all weigh between 12-14oz. I made a pretty boring video that I hope peeps find...
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    My bet for the new "surprise" color is burnt...

    My bet for the new "surprise" color is burnt orange. I really hope the grey's and new color hang around for awhile. I don't think my wife will let it go if I make another Mr. Hankey quilt lol.
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    It most definitely was. Thanks!

    It most definitely was. Thanks!
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    Glad you like it. Steal away. I put the zipper...

    Glad you like it. Steal away. I put the zipper slider facing towards the inside so it wouldn't poke the hammock.
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    Good eye. Yea I dialed that puppy in perfectly....

    Good eye. Yea I dialed that puppy in perfectly. I'm a big fan of shockcord. It was in the 70s yesterday. I was burning up!
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    Thanks! We certainly made the most of it.

    Thanks! We certainly made the most of it.
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    Thanks! My wife asked if I was gonna be Mr....

    Thanks! My wife asked if I was gonna be Mr. Hankey for Halloween. Lol
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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/97129e39e5...

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/97129e39e5cce5b49812fe3f1662bb8c.jpg
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    We'll see. I'll have some layers just in case. I...

    We'll see. I'll have some layers just in case. I sleep pretty warm in our humid area.
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    Thanks ya'll. I'm hoping to test their temp range...

    Thanks ya'll. I'm hoping to test their temp range next weekend to around 40f. I'm mostly hiking around southeast US, and this time last of year is too warm for my 20deg sleeping bag and temp lows too...
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    Stealth Hang'n

    Sorry about that fellers. Not sure how it became private but I changed it. Also not sure how I didn't get any notification when ya'll replied.
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    Thanks! It was some good thread injecting...

    Thanks! It was some good thread injecting practice. That Climashield is not the easiest, but I am pretty proud with the results.
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    Synthetic Summer Quilt Set

    I made a quilt set using 2.5oz Climashield and Argon 67. TQ is 72x50 and UQ is 60x52. Both weigh about 12oz and along with my diy hammock with topcover pack down into a plastic grocery bag. I will...
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    Cool! Glad you found it informational.

    Cool! Glad you found it informational.
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    Glad you enjoyed it. Your's looks pretty cool as...

    Glad you enjoyed it. Your's looks pretty cool as well. I was thinking of doing grommets but didn't want to buy something I was only going to use once. Another way to do the zipper pocket would be...
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    DIY Cinch Top Sacpack

    I appreciate it and you're very welcome!
  17. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/108634-DIY-Cinch-Top-Sacpack
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    DIY Cinch Top Sacpack

    Last week I made a post about a DIY hammock and a bag to carry it in that I made for my cousin. Here is the post with pics if ya'll are curious....
  19. Sounds cool. It's a shame the REB doesn't come in...

    Sounds cool. It's a shame the REB doesn't come in the membrane 10. That would be sweet. The charcoal grey would look pretty dope with red though. I'm also liking that olive yellow. I'm think'n of...
  20. Thank you! She did indeed. Thanks! It is a...

    Thank you! She did indeed.


    Thanks! It is a cool color. Is your winter hammock going to have an overcover? What color combination? Based on the website color I was thinking it would look good as...
  21. Thanks! Looks like I will have to make another...

    Thanks! Looks like I will have to make another one. I may try and post some pics of the basic concept later on.



    Thank you kindly. I used a larkshead for the suspensions continuous loop and the...
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    Thanks for that. I was worried I was going to...

    Thanks for that. I was worried I was going to have a lot more work on my hands.
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    Interesting. I was looking to make some quilts...

    Interesting. I was looking to make some quilts with apex. I was going to use this (http://diygearsupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DIYGS-Top-Quilt-lowres.jpg) for instruction for the top quilt...
  24. Thanks bud! You should do it. I am sure she'd...

    Thanks bud! You should do it. I am sure she'd love it.
  25. Thanks! The bag was made with two identical sized...

    Thanks! The bag was made with two identical sized pieces of nylon, I think 16" x 22". I added 1/2" gross grain to the top 1.5" outside edge, then hemmed the top channels after adding the zippered...
  26. Thanks! Yea. The mesh acts more as a separator...

    Thanks! Yea. The mesh acts more as a separator than a pocket. It is helpful to keep other items from getting lost is the hammock bundle.
  27. Lol! Yea. Zing-it for the ridgeline and 7/64...

    Lol! Yea. Zing-it for the ridgeline and 7/64 amsteel for the continuous loops.
  28. Thanks! It is a lot brighter in person,...

    Thanks! It is a lot brighter in person, especially compared to the pic on the website. I bet your wife will love it.

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  29. DIY SL 10ft Hammock in HyperD 1.6 Robin Egg Blue by RSBTR

    Hello All! Just wanted to share a recent hammock build I did for my cousin when she exclaimed she wanted an ENO because all the cool kids on campus had one. I told her I could make one lighter,...
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    Looks good. Congrats on making your first...

    Looks good. Congrats on making your first underquilt. What are specs? Weight, size, how much down, etc...
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    Another vote in the books. Fingers crossed for ya...

    Another vote in the books. Fingers crossed for ya FronkStar!!!
  32. You Da Man Dutch!

    ...And a major props goes out to your daughter for her timely use of the pouty face.

    I'm gonna keep it simple here.
    I'd like to make an 11ft Brown Argon 1.6 single layer hammock using whoopie...
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    8 for slap strap 30 for atlas...

    8 for slap strap 30 for atlas
    https://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/pdf/Strap-Comparison-chart.pdf
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    I am curious about this as well. The ones I...

    I am curious about this as well. The ones I purchased from diy gear supply (120" separating) have a stop where the zippers are so they don't fall off when not attached to the other half of the...
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    Here are a underquilt and protector I made using...

    Here are a underquilt and protector I made using Frogg Togg ponchos. I just added shock cord along the existing hems.
    http://www.froggtoggs.com/dri-ducks-action-poncho-3568.html
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  36. Lol. Yea I understand. Could I use that same room...

    Lol. Yea I understand. Could I use that same room to stuff my future quilt? ;)
  37. One day I will try my hands at a quilt. Will you...

    One day I will try my hands at a quilt. Will you eventually be selling down?
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    Q_PBm_2THwk?list=PL85061CABE44AA67B ...

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    Here is a good spreadsheet for calculating how much down you might need.
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  39. Sticky: Dude, you really whipped the suspension section...

    Dude, you really whipped the suspension section out in no time! Great job and thanks again.
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    Really Dutch. Cmon bro we are here for ya. Just...

    Really Dutch. Cmon bro we are here for ya. Just stay in your hyperbaric think tank and keep coming up with the brilliance.
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    You could attach the stingers to a prussick and...

    You could attach the stingers to a prussick and achieve the same versatility the wasp offer. Stingerz just take out the need to fix a loop permanently, you just clip it on the loop. So many options...
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    Not sure of the video, but I do something similar...

    Not sure of the video, but I do something similar with a soft shackle prussick....
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    Wasp are easier to adjust along the ridge line...

    Wasp are easier to adjust along the ridge line than flyz. Stingerz are meant to be stationary which could mean the need for a longer line whereas flyz and wasp work well with continuos ridgelines....
  44. Thanks you sir! Always gotta show the Mom love.

    Thanks you sir! Always gotta show the Mom love.
  45. It sure was! Thanks

    It sure was! Thanks
  46. Appalachian Trail Spivey Gap-Sam's Gap Trailaversary

    This last weekend was the perfect weekend for a hike and hang. Beautiful clear blue skies and mostly clear dry trail. I headed out to celebrate the start of my thru-hike 12 years ago. I drove up from...
  47. Thanks once again Dutch for another awesome...

    Thanks once again Dutch for another awesome giveaway! This would be my first diy down quilt so not much innovation here. Doing a little research I ran across this link which I believe will help...
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    That was hilarious and amazing! Thanks for...

    That was hilarious and amazing! Thanks for sharing.
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    I'm glad to hear you'll be rock'n a Bonefire...

    I'm glad to hear you'll be rock'n a Bonefire hammock on a thruhike. I hope you document your progress so we can follow. Happy Trails!
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    Sorry to hear about you getting laid off. I am...

    Sorry to hear about you getting laid off. I am glad for you that it enables you to have the time to thru-hike. When I thru'd I used an Hennessy Ultralite Backpacker and it served me well. I started...
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