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    fwiw, there are a few great threads on Cruisers...

    fwiw, there are a few great threads on Cruisers Sailing forum about soft shackles and other uses of dyneema/amsteel.
  2. Thread: NOOB HERE

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    great stuff above, next step would be to find a...

    great stuff above, next step would be to find a local hang or friendly hanger so you can try stuff out. alternatively, diy or buy something low cost and try stuff in the back yard.
    At the end if the...
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    Hello from Sydney

    Hello from Sydney
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    Welcome mate. I'm from Sydney, but you'll find...

    Welcome mate.
    I'm from Sydney, but you'll find me in the high country twice a year. great area you have down there!
  5. I'd prob buy silpoly given the choice again as I...

    I'd prob buy silpoly given the choice again as I mostly car camp these days
  6. btw, I like my cf tarp, but I've learnt the hard...

    btw, I like my cf tarp, but I've learnt the hard way it doesn't handle pole tips well (WBRR spreaders). thankfully it's easy to patch
  7. to reduce translucency, get the camo cf.

    to reduce translucency, get the camo cf.
  8. Thread: Failure

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    I broke mine, but I was using it incorrectly, so...

    I broke mine, but I was using it incorrectly, so my fault. looks like yours may have been incorrectly rigged too
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    hopefully the construction of most western...

    hopefully the construction of most western buildings is slightly better than that ;)
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    another reason to be careful. bricks (pillars...

    another reason to be careful. bricks (pillars especially) are strong in compression, not side loading
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    heh, I've only had puke and pee.

    heh, I've only had puke and pee.
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    yes, just use a gentle wash or use delicates bag....

    yes, just use a gentle wash or use delicates bag. and go easy on detergent.
  13. continous ridgeline and cuben fiber tarp

    I put my ridge line under the cuben. I'm not to worried about wear coz I hang stuff from the ridge line which pulls it down
  14. yes, direct from Warbonnet is best

    yes, direct from Warbonnet is best
  15. I usually put mine under, but I use it to keep...

    I usually put mine under, but I use it to keep the net or sock out of my face
  16. ShugInception

    ShugInception
  17. love my cuben tarp in camo

    love my cuben tarp in camo
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    yeah same issue. rarely find an ideal location,...

    yeah same issue. rarely find an ideal location, and when we do, there's a fight amongst my friends for who gets dibs. still better than the ground
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    net style hammock would help, but I don't know of...

    net style hammock would help, but I don't know of any decent ones
  20. I could never sleep in my HH's. I bought an 11ft...

    I could never sleep in my HH's. I bought an 11ft hammock from Dutchware for all of $30, and the difference is night and day!
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    My dutched out ridgerunner

    pics work now. I use a similar setup :)
    will take some photos tonight
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    Sticky: I've been using it on all forums for years. it...

    I've been using it on all forums for years. it was inspired by an 80's movie called Rocketeer, but changed to reflect my interest in IT networks ie. packets
  23. DHL is better ime

    DHL is better ime
  24. ooh shiny, I wonder how they'd like my 2kg (5lb)...

    ooh shiny, I wonder how they'd like my 2kg (5lb) hammer. the ground here is either soft mulch earth (6" is to short), or hard as rock (needs a big hammer)
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    replace it anyway. Dutch sells bare hammocks for...

    replace it anyway. Dutch sells bare hammocks for $30!
  26. prusiks are light, they're cheap, and they work,...

    prusiks are light, they're cheap, and they work, but they're a pita to use :)
  27. hahahaha, lets not start a discussion on the...

    hahahaha, lets not start a discussion on the political woes of our respective countries ;)
  28. thanks Dutch. now if only you could do something...

    thanks Dutch. now if only you could do something about the aussie dollar ;)
  29. what about Hexon vs the original brown argon?

    what about Hexon vs the original brown argon?
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    yep, many times I've got up and adjusted after...

    yep, many times I've got up and adjusted after lying down for a few mins
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    maybe I was over-stating... there is still some...

    maybe I was over-stating... there is still some slack, bit not much
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    fwiw, I do it up as tight as I can get without...

    fwiw, I do it up as tight as I can get without going overboard. yes it can be a little tippy, but it's nice and flat
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    I want to get rid of the kids bunk bed and...

    I want to get rid of the kids bunk bed and replace with hammocks, but my wife doesn't agree (yet)
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    speed hooks :P

    speed hooks :P
  35. Hi, I'm North, and I am in need of assistance.

    as others have said, Dutch's or Shug's videos are the go. that's how i learnt
  36. Zpacks is probably the lightest, but I prefer the...

    Zpacks is probably the lightest, but I prefer the Underground Quilts stuff
  37. You can probably save a little weight in choice...

    You can probably save a little weight in choice of quilt too
  38. Half wit in hexon, with silpoly tarp. Use woopie...

    Half wit in hexon, with silpoly tarp. Use woopie slings and hooks for Suspension.
  39. the Adutchable is great when used as designed,...

    the Adutchable is great when used as designed, but if like me you tried using it incorrectly, don't be surprised if you end up on your butt. The loud twang did make the other campers laugh, but I no...
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    I so need these

    I so need these
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    look at the Dutchware gear

    look at the Dutchware gear
  42. Thread: Camouflage

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    I have that on inside of my top quilt.

    I have that on inside of my top quilt.
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    I lost 1 "end" in the Victorian high country, and...

    I lost 1 "end" in the Victorian high country, and the other end fuzzed badly. so it has been retired
  44. top can be made up by clothing, bottom less so

    top can be made up by clothing, bottom less so
  45. bottom insulation is always more important

    bottom insulation is always more important
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    if only there was a more subdued colour :)

    if only there was a more subdued colour :)
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    Speed Hook at Dutchwaregear.com

    I left one of my speed anchors at a remote campsite. thankfully I brought a spare woopie
  48. mate, I reckon you should start simple and ease...

    mate, I reckon you should start simple and ease into the whole hammocking thing.
    start with day hanging, grab a Dutch hammock with woopie suspension, then just hang in the back yard. you'll learn...
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    it's compounded by the fact I have a RidgeRunner,...

    it's compounded by the fact I have a RidgeRunner, but I'd say at least 80% of my hangs there's another tree or bush in the way
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    the olive brown works for me. multicam is...

    the olive brown works for me. multicam is expensive and not that good
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