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    This idea is simply brilliant!

    This idea is simply brilliant!
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    I was about to say the same thing lol. My...

    I was about to say the same thing lol. My machine is normal set to 3 on the stitch spacing, which seems to work the best. I just played around with it till I found one that worked.
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    Same thing happened to my dad on his first use. ...

    Same thing happened to my dad on his first use. Was pretty disappointed. I took some rip stop nylon and repaired the tear, then reinforced the edges of the zipper. I was also disappointed that the...
  4. Too true, I didn't notice that post before I...

    Too true, I didn't notice that post before I posted...it would end up being like a 5 dollar discount which isn't worth it...
  5. 1 tarp home address. thanks.

    1 tarp home address. thanks.
  6. Poll: I'd be interested as well just let me know!!

    I'd be interested as well just let me know!!
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    I'm one of the adult leaders in my troop for the...

    I'm one of the adult leaders in my troop for the webelos, and the venture scouts. No kids, I just volunteer as I grew up in the troop!
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    Nicely done, definitely looks to work better than...

    Nicely done, definitely looks to work better than the stock setup for the SB Pro.
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    I'm shorter than everyone here, but I made my...

    I'm shorter than everyone here, but I made my hammock 9'6" end to end which brings it down to about 8'10" in usable length. Its perfect for me, and it doesn't feel as claustrophobic as my skeeter...
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    Welcome to the forum! As for 3 season setups, I...

    Welcome to the forum!
    As for 3 season setups, I currently use my homemade hammock made from 1.9 oz ripstop nylon, with a thermarest pad, and my 20 degree sleeping bag wrapped with a tech blanket...
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    So far I would have to agree. I like my skeeter...

    So far I would have to agree. I like my skeeter beeter pro by travel hammock, but with my homemade whipped hammock, I was able to cut down the size quite a bit and whip it so that it conforms...
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    As a recent convert to hanging(the past 6...

    As a recent convert to hanging(the past 6 months), I can say I'll never go back to the ground unless there is nowhere to hang from. Weight isn't an issue, unless you are extreme ultralight camper,...
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    I went ahead, sewed the channel, then whipped it...

    I went ahead, sewed the channel, then whipped it anyways. I'm quite happy with the whipping on it turned out great and is the perfect size hammock. I think next project is going to be either a tarp...
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    The fabric I'm using is two layered 1.9oz...

    The fabric I'm using is two layered 1.9oz ripstop...strength wise I'm not too worried. I've just never done a whipped hammock before so I don't really know the difference. I think I'll go ahead and...
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    Whipping or Sewn Channel on DIY Hammock

    Ok, after I bought my first hammock about a month ago I got bit by the DIY bug bad. I've built snake skins, stuff sacks, gear hammock and a few other odds and ends. Recently I decided I wanted to...
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    now you have to post pictures!!

    now you have to post pictures!!
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    I'm a firm believer in measure 8 times cut once...

    I'm a firm believer in measure 8 times cut once rule, so no worries about hacking through the hammock. Something does need altered to adjust this and it just needs a carefully thought out plan of...
  18. Just submitted mine through paypal as I've easily...

    Just submitted mine through paypal as I've easily used this site for more than $200-300 worth of savings thanks to the many tutorials, and the deals posted here!
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    I've been considering doing just that myself. ...

    I've been considering doing just that myself. Just not sure I want to rip into the new hammock just yet.
  20. Good question I too would like to know the...

    Good question I too would like to know the answer, as this is truly a great forum:D
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    cavscout, This is pretty much the same...

    cavscout,
    This is pretty much the same experience I had with mine, I did have slight problems with the Funky forest tarp and the ridgeline not being sealed entirely, but otherwise, love the SB Pro. ...
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    I can handle Seymour Dookie lol

    I can handle Seymour Dookie lol
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    OK, I went ahead and removed the tabs on the...

    OK,
    I went ahead and removed the tabs on the underside, left the upper tabs as I like those ones. I then sealed the seam using McNett silnet as recommended, I've let it dry and will hopefully be...
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    Good to know, I think I'm gonna remove the tab...

    Good to know, I think I'm gonna remove the tab any ways as they serve no purpose for me. I'll keep the ones on top of the ridge line but underneath I won't ever use. What is the best way to seal...
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    Good thing I already have a trail name of Seymour...

    Good thing I already have a trail name of Seymour huh! lol.
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    Ok, so after a full nights test, the Funky Forest...

    Ok, so after a full nights test, the Funky Forest tarp didn't do horrible although it does have on serious design flaw. Someone decided to put 3/4 inch webbing tie outs on the under side of the...
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    supposed to storm tonight so I'm gonna try it...

    supposed to storm tonight so I'm gonna try it out. worse comes to worse, I walk inside and go to bed....that is the great part of living on 20 acres of woodland!!
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    I have mine setup so I'm gonna try this as well. ...

    I have mine setup so I'm gonna try this as well. If it doesn't work I may make another tarp for stormier weather, or I've also been thinking of creating wing like extensions that could be added to...
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    My in-laws are great--this was my first father's...

    My in-laws are great--this was my first father's day, and to celebrate they bought me something I really wanted to try. As far as my tarp, I have the Funky Forest Tarp by the Travel Hammock company....
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    This is the feed back I am looking for thanks...

    This is the feed back I am looking for thanks guys.
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    Understanding that most diamond shaped tarps are...

    Understanding that most diamond shaped tarps are square pitched on an angle, however, on travel hammocks funky forest tarp, they did not place tie out lines on the center marks of the square so the...
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    First time setup!

    So after getting my Skeeter beeter pro, I rushed to the yard, found the perfect trees, and began to set everything up. I decided I was going to add a structural ridge line, so I turned the hammock...
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    Square vs. Diamond Tarps

    Okay, so I recently rec'vd my Skeeter beeter Pro and my funky forest tarp as a father's day gift from the in-laws. Really happy with it, but I was curious as to what the benefit of the diamond...
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    Glad to hear they got things straightened out for...

    Glad to hear they got things straightened out for you.
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    According to thetravelhammocks.com the skeeter...

    According to thetravelhammocks.com the skeeter beeter pro does not come in camo...if you got one in camo I'm going to be jealous!! lol. Only the skeeter beeter is listed as coming in camo...
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    Sticky: I like this setup, it makes beautiful sense to...

    I like this setup, it makes beautiful sense to me. As soon as my hammock arrives I'm going to try to set something like this up.
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    Its rated to 250 lbs according to the website.

    Its rated to 250 lbs according to the website.
  38. The big deal is that this is an opportunity for a...

    The big deal is that this is an opportunity for a lot of people to get an introduction to hanging for a good price.
  39. I ordered 2 skeeter beeter pro's and 2 funky...

    I ordered 2 skeeter beeter pro's and 2 funky forest tarps last night for a total of 4 each. Got my father in law one, my dad one, and my brother one, plus a setup for me. Hopefully, everything...
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    Well as a new guy to the forum and to hanging in...

    Well as a new guy to the forum and to hanging in general I'm glad to see there are other scout masters and scouts on the forum. After a bad back injury 4 years ago, camping had become less frequent...
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