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    Well out of the blue this trip may be back on...

    Well out of the blue this trip may be back on after all! My possible counterpart has some intel on stopping points, so we'll see what happens.

    Also looking at summer now, so I will need to install...
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    1" EMT fits perfectly inside. So perfect that the...

    1" EMT fits perfectly inside. So perfect that the piece I put in sort of got stuck, kind of like stovepipe does if you've ever put that together. Easy to wiggle out though.
  3. 2 days!! Oh man that's a heartbreaker!!!

    2 days!! Oh man that's a heartbreaker!!!
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    Nice stuff for $4.50 though! I'm trying to find...

    Nice stuff for $4.50 though! I'm trying to find excuses to use it, but not really thinking of anything.
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    If you don't like the weather, Fracket.

    If you don't like the weather, Fracket.
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    I know cord is tested and rated for certain uses,...

    I know cord is tested and rated for certain uses, but I can't image that stuff breaking from wind. Seems like it would need to rub on something abrasive. The only reason I don't use it for tieouts is...
  7. I would bet a decent amount on nylon or poly...

    I would bet a decent amount on nylon or poly doing OK. Without being there I can't say for sure, but have a feeling. Those woven fabrics stretch some which really helps in with stress like wind. I'm...
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    Oh heck yeah. Made a couple stuff sacks from 1.1...

    Oh heck yeah. Made a couple stuff sacks from 1.1 ripstop, folding saw bag, 4 spools of thread, two zipper bag kits, 12 yards for hammock, 3 yards of HyperD 300, more Linelocs and Lineloc hooks., 50'...
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    I'll take it on my trip next week...but pack a...

    I'll take it on my trip next week...but pack a backup as well since I don't trust myself that much yet.
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    I would love to hear the explanation from them on...

    I would love to hear the explanation from them on why they need air flow. I'm not being facetious, I just can't think of a reason if it's put away dry and kept in a home.
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    If your knees are bent/fetal position, you're...

    If your knees are bent/fetal position, you're switching from something like 14" wide to almost double (depending on your size/height). That's a huge difference for the UQ to adjust to. There are...
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    I would never hang my stuff even though I have...

    I would never hang my stuff even though I have the space. Just feels rough. I have a few down coats hanging on padded hangers and they still get a good deal of tension in the shoulders. Just being...
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    I've been a naysayer on this from the beginning,...

    I've been a naysayer on this from the beginning, but I have to admit setting up/taking down the tarp is my lease favorite thing ever. Switching to this method would pretty much solve that.

    So you...
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    I have 10" of insulation pressed against my...

    I have 10" of insulation pressed against my back...no need for another layer no matter the temp. Even a light fleece material would work for me.

    Still trying to pull the trigger, but save money...
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    IMO 13' is starting to be too much. Often I'll...

    IMO 13' is starting to be too much. Often I'll set up my 12' and realize I need to adjust my hammock/tarp more than I wanted to get the right height.

    I would focus more on the width. My extra wide...
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    I would be OK with a cold spring, at least to...

    I would be OK with a cold spring, at least to start. I waited a little too long to get the hot tent gear for this winter, but honestly I wouldn't have taken it on 3 out of 4 trips this winter so far...
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    I don't think any of them could match the Reactor...

    I don't think any of them could match the Reactor though. It impresses me every time. The radiant heat instead of flame and windproof design is amazing. Love the "real" lid. I run mine on propane for...
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    Could you wear it under a layer? ...

    Could you wear it under a layer?

    https://i.redd.it/7j77wdmk7ib01.jpg
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    I'm pretty picky about extra fabric and never...

    I'm pretty picky about extra fabric and never liked wide, or even the usual size. I'm OK with the "standard" netless most vendors sell, so I'll just copy that. I'm pretty sure my Dutchware Argon...
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    LOL!! This is unique. I often start the day...

    LOL!! This is unique. I often start the day hiking with just my goto hiking shirt, assuming I'll warm up. But often I don't and just kinda suffer thru it. I never want to put another layer on because...
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    TMI, but I sometimes pee out while standing under...

    TMI, but I sometimes pee out while standing under the hammock. It's just going into snow anyway, so it's not "dirty" like I'm stepping in it or splashing all over. At best, just a few steps outside,...
  22. That second to last photo...hell yes!!!!! What a...

    That second to last photo...hell yes!!!!! What a great trip!!
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    Oh man that sucks!! Was that the last night or...

    Oh man that sucks!! Was that the last night or did you have to make it work another night afterwards?
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    Pack on a tree = always carrying an extra gram...

    Pack on a tree = always carrying an extra gram the next day due to spider(s) hitchhikers. Even in the winter sometimes. I just lie it on the ground next to me, usually no spiders :)

    Boots as...
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    I like to have my right side (head left, feet...

    I like to have my right side (head left, feet right) to the wind. That way I can still have porch mode and block wind/rain. Of course the wind changes and swirls around so it almost doesn't matter....
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    And if I needed another reminder, Northern MI...

    And if I needed another reminder, Northern MI weather service just posted this on FB:

    8 AM temperatures (January 22):
    Traverse City, MI : 32
    Sault Ste. Marie, MI: 33

    Ocala, FL (~60 mi NW of...
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    Yea I plan on eyeballing it. For aesthetics I...

    Yea I plan on eyeballing it. For aesthetics I think I'll lightly mark a straight line to follow just in case. Looking forward to trying this. Easy straight sewing like you said.
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    SOOO important for bigger tarps/doors. Especially...

    SOOO important for bigger tarps/doors. Especially if they have velcro or snaps. I found this out with my SLD Winter Haven. The doors were impossible to snap shut...then I realized I had to close them...
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    Here we go again. Mid-30s for highs, only...

    Here we go again. Mid-30s for highs, only mid-upper 20s for lows. I'm getting so sick of this wet warm crap!!!

    I guess I need to go south as I look at some of my "favorites" marked in the weather...
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    For sure! All my stuff is black...like...

    For sure! All my stuff is black...like EVERYTHING. Digging black gloves, hats, accessories out of a black backpack is just getting annoying. Time to mix it up, at least a little.
  31. Yeah I won't even bother hanging on a sappy tree.

    Yeah I won't even bother hanging on a sappy tree.
  32. Just another though...and I can't believe my OCD...

    Just another though...and I can't believe my OCD lets me get away with this. But I just put one strap in wadded up in one end of the sack, then hammock, then other strap. I never noticed the hammock...
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    The Blackbird is a classic. Hard to beat IMO. I'm...

    The Blackbird is a classic. Hard to beat IMO. I'm 5'9 and do well with the standard 10'. A bonus is always being surprised at all the "extra space" under the tarp. It does make a difference, but...
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    None of the hammocks I had were anything special....

    None of the hammocks I had were anything special. Just the "83% rule" on ridgeline length. Either lash-it or amsteel. I'm sure I won't be reinventing the wheel by sticking with that.
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    I think I'll just use the existing fixed line...

    I think I'll just use the existing fixed line since that hammock is now scrapped. Like I said, if it worked on all those other hammocks with various materials, it should be fine on this one. I'm...
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    On a related note, I just noticed in 90% of the...

    On a related note, I just noticed in 90% of the sewing how-to videos on youtube people have a British accent.
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    If I measure the old one, should I add maybe...

    If I measure the old one, should I add maybe subtract a half inch? Or did the hammock material likely also stretch, negating the whole issue?
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    An absolute miserable winter so far. I've been...

    An absolute miserable winter so far. I've been complaining about it since 2015 now? I forget. Sure there are cold days, but it's a roller coaster and above average in general. Every trip so far has...
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    Great info in this old thread! I'm making a...

    Great info in this old thread! I'm making a hammock this weekend and don't want to screw it up. I'm glad someone posted about the foot pressure; I was increasing it thinking a thinner fabric needed...
  40. Here's a pic of my first night setup. Slept...

    Here's a pic of my first night setup. Slept great!! Perfect height, angles, everything. Just fits on the patio as well without an inch to spare, but wouldn't be a big deal to put into that pine duff...
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    Slept out in the back yard last night since I put...

    Slept out in the back yard last night since I put together the DIY bipod stand here. Awesome!!!

    Forecast said 15, my thermometer said 24, accuweather said 19 and weather channel said 24. I've...
  42. I just set this up to sleep out back tonight. 15...

    I just set this up to sleep out back tonight. 15 and calm tonight so I'm using the Mamajamba tarp. The 11' tarp fits really nice, so I think I'll eventually add a few inches to the top rail to let...
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    Well, I've been known to sell gear and repurchase...

    Well, I've been known to sell gear and repurchase the same thing just to change colors...so it's pretty bad :)
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    Here's another thing I really wanted to make. A...

    Here's another thing I really wanted to make. A sheath for my Silky saws. They either come with nothing, or a big plastic case. So I would always carry mine in an old sock. Not 100% necessary, but...
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    Normally I like having options, but everything...

    Normally I like having options, but everything I've ever used (about 10 hammocks over 8 years) had a fixed and it was perfect. I don't wanna start messing with stuff now.
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    First attempt at splicing zing-it

    I am making my own hammock soon, so I need a fixed ridgeline. Instead of my usual "find somewhere to buy one" attitude, I decided to look into this splicing thing. I didn't even know what "splicing"...
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    I just got these yesterday:...

    I just got these yesterday: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FZVH8RN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00

    WOW! Break-your-finger-strength (if they opened big enough to get a finger in!) Perfect...
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    I considered this but went with HyperD 1.6 for my...

    I considered this but went with HyperD 1.6 for my first DIY hammock. I LOVE the Argon 1.6 hammocks I have, but figured I'd try something else...not really sure why.

    I hope I made a good decision....
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    First DIY hammock

    I just tore 3 holes in my favorite hammock (10.5' Argon 1.6) while building a bipod stand. Stupid me dropped a piece of pipe and that rough edge just tore it up when hitting the ground. It's an area...
  50. Following my usual DIY protocol, no project would...

    Following my usual DIY protocol, no project would be complete without me first destroying something, setting things on fire or losing some blood.

    So after loading up the pipe for this project and...
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