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  1. I'll probably rent a car for a night or two, but...

    I'll probably rent a car for a night or two, but that can be expensive, which is why I want to make sure that wherever I go has the lowest fees possible, preferably no fees at all.
  2. Low/No Cost Camping Spots in Northern VA?

    I've been absent from the forums for a while due to some health and employment issues, but I'm back and wanting to get back into the "swing" of things. I recently got a new job that has me staying...
  3. Dutch, if you keep this up I'll never have to go...

    Dutch, if you keep this up I'll never have to go anywhere else to get my DIY on.
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    I'm in. Thanks!

    I'm in. Thanks!
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    A great big "hello" from the Capitol.

    A great big "hello" from the Capitol.
  6. Secret Santa is the reason I became a donating...

    Secret Santa is the reason I became a donating member last year. I promise you will not regret it.
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    I'm in!! Thanks for the opportunity!

    I'm in!! Thanks for the opportunity!
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    It was also my first hammock. I've had a few...

    It was also my first hammock. I've had a few others, but the GTUL is the only one I still have and I've been hanging in it for over a year now.
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    It sounds like a great idea to me, so long as the...

    It sounds like a great idea to me, so long as the land managers are on board with it. I also agree that it would probably make a good eagle project.
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    While it's no secret that I love my thread...

    While it's no secret that I love my thread injector, it's physical appearance is something that has been a source of concern for me. Not only is it blatantly girly-looking, but I was getting...
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    +1 on a copy of The Ultimate Hang, but I would...

    +1 on a copy of The Ultimate Hang, but I would also recommend looking up Shug's Videos that offer a very informative (and hilarious) overview of hammock camping.
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    I've slept for up to 6 nights in a row in my GTUL...

    I've slept for up to 6 nights in a row in my GTUL without any problems at all. I find it to be very comfortable. But then again, I'm a smaller guy at 5'6" and weighing in at 155lbs. YMMV, I guess.
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    I was at scout camp last week with my troop, and...

    I was at scout camp last week with my troop, and two of my boys decided to sleep in hammocks the whole week. One of them had a big bulky woven hammock, and the other one had a tablecloth hammock...
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    TRADED: I think it's a deal. Please PM me your info so...

    I think it's a deal. Please PM me your info so we can work out the details.
  15. This sounds an awful lot like conversations that...

    This sounds an awful lot like conversations that I've had with my wife of 7 years. ;)
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    TRADED: Pair of Dutch Buclkes

    I have a pair of Dutch Buckles that I no longer use (I decided I prefer toggles) and I am looking to trade. I would prefer to get a Trangia/Esbit alcohol stove for the buckles, but I would consider...
  17. Very nice!! Do you have any plans to sell...

    Very nice!! Do you have any plans to sell lash-it/zing-it by the spool?
  18. A lot of this sounds like how I ended up getting...

    A lot of this sounds like how I ended up getting my own thread injector/sewing machine with all of the extra decorative stitches and embroidery and so forth. My wife has a mid/high-end Brother...
  19. Another great giveaway! I'm in. I have a natural...

    Another great giveaway! I'm in. I have a natural tendency towards making my own stuff, and this forum has added a ton of fuel to that fire. It also doesn't hurt that hammocks have provided the best,...
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    Howdy from the "other" Sate of California.

    Howdy from the "other" Sate of California.
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    Welcome from a fellow Sacramentan. Feel free to...

    Welcome from a fellow Sacramentan. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions.
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    My personal favorite toggle is a 3"-4" piece of a...

    My personal favorite toggle is a 3"-4" piece of a plastic coat hanger. It's dirt cheap and I've done a number of hangs with that kind of toggle with no problems whatsoever.
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    This has got to be one of the most generous...

    This has got to be one of the most generous giveaways that I've seen! I'm in!
  24. I find rotary cutters to be insanely useful for...

    I find rotary cutters to be insanely useful for long, straight cuts. Grosgrain ribbon is also something that can be usefully applied to almost any DIY gear project.
  25. I don't taper when I splice with mason line, but...

    I don't taper when I splice with mason line, but I do taper with other ropes that I splice. I figure that my mason line items won't be under enough load to be a big enough issue about the reduced...
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    I used to live down that way for a couple years,...

    I used to live down that way for a couple years, but that was before my hanging days. If you have access to Ft. Huachuca then I would suggest checking out Lower Garden Canyon. That area has enough...
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    Do you mean this one? 87061 If so, [o]TTeR...

    Do you mean this one?
    87061

    If so, [o]TTeR has posted instructions on how to build one here:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?61007-The-Winter-Recliner-II&
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    Nice! I got one of these hammocks from the HF...

    Nice! I got one of these hammocks from the HF Secret Santa last year, and I'm really happy with it. I took it on a couple overnighters, and then I gave it to my son for his birthday since he just...
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    Did you use a hollow toggle that got crushed...

    Did you use a hollow toggle that got crushed under the load?
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    Congrats. I was at that same point last fall. ...

    Congrats. I was at that same point last fall. Where did you get your degree?
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    Don't do it man! You have so much to live for!...

    Don't do it man! You have so much to live for! Just think about all of the cool hammock stuff you'll be missing out on!!! ;)

    All joking aside, best of luck to you on the experiment, and I look...
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    Welcome from Sacramento. I have some in-laws...

    Welcome from Sacramento. I have some in-laws really close to you in Manteca.
  33. You may now consider my interest piqued! Do you...

    You may now consider my interest piqued! Do you have some close-up shots of the hinge/pin setup on those struts?
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    I tend to go back and forth between buckles and...

    I tend to go back and forth between buckles and whoopies. I like 'em both, but I agree that the simplicity of buckles is hard to beat.
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    I've used bishop bags for my tarp before. It...

    I've used bishop bags for my tarp before. It works pretty well, and the bag just hangs off of the ridgeline.
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    Thanks for sharing. A tarp is one of the next...

    Thanks for sharing. A tarp is one of the next projects on my list and this video gives me a lot of ideas. :D
  37. I use 22 gauge wire on that type of line and it...

    I use 22 gauge wire on that type of line and it works beautifully.
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    I do similar, only I use 22 gauge floral wire...

    I do similar, only I use 22 gauge floral wire from Hobby Lobby. Since most of my splicing is on 1.75-2mm line, I need a thinner wire to navigate easily inside the line.
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    Howdy from Northern California. I'm no chef, but...

    Howdy from Northern California. I'm no chef, but food is one of my favorite things. :D
  40. That is AWESOME!!! I wish I had the money to...

    That is AWESOME!!! I wish I had the money to throw at a full hammock, but I think I might be able to scrounge up for a lower pledge level.
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    I'm sorry, but you need at least 75 posts, 10...

    I'm sorry, but you need at least 75 posts, 10 confirmed projects, or 2 group hangs before you can start using euphemisms!! ;)

    Seriously, though, welcome to HF. There's a lot to learn here and a...
  42. Hmm... You got me to thinking about my hammocks:...

    Hmm... You got me to thinking about my hammocks:
    Grand Trunk Ultralight - Polyester
    DIY Tablecloth - Also Polyester
    Yukon Outfitters - Parachute Nylon

    It would appear that, at least in my...
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    Now that is sweet!! I was wondering the same...

    Now that is sweet!! I was wondering the same thing about the pontoons. I also wonder how easy it would be to control.
  44. Greeting from a fellow Californiac. I also...

    Greeting from a fellow Californiac. I also recently finished grad school (last fall) and I know what that can do to one's time/budget to get new toys. Luckily, it can be done for relatively cheap...
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    Very nice. A tarp happens to be next in the...

    Very nice. A tarp happens to be next in the hopper for my personal projects.
  46. That's what I use, done up whoopie style. ...

    That's what I use, done up whoopie style.



    There's also an active PIF (from me) for a custom set of guy lines that I'll make to your specifications. If you want, you can also PM me and I'm...
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    That is correct, which means you better get to...

    That is correct, which means you better get to posting!!! :D
  48. My 1-year-old son loves my hammocks. Every time...

    My 1-year-old son loves my hammocks. Every time he sees it, he wants to play with it or climb in it. It's also a sure-fire way to get him to calm down if I hang with him.
    ...
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    That is one slick looking kit. I'm in for the...

    That is one slick looking kit. I'm in for the full-size donut burner.
  50. I tried a UCR ridgeline on my Yukon w/ bugnet,...

    I tried a UCR ridgeline on my Yukon w/ bugnet, and the netting hung way too low for my personal comfort. It was literally touching my face and I had to sleep with the net unzipped and pushed out of...
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