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    Senior Member domromer's Avatar
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    Why pay for something when a golf pencil will do? Is there a urge to spend money on something that can be free?

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    Quote Originally Posted by domromer View Post
    Why pay for something when a golf pencil will do? Is there a urge to spend money on something that can be free?
    YES! wyow(watch your own wallet)

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgibson View Post
    .... I like Mack's idea of shaping them a bit, I am thinking very subtle hour glass shape with rounded ends, but am up for any suggestions.
    As to shaping. That might make them a little hard to pull out of the hitch and of course adds an extra step in manufacturing. I would offer some straight ones, too. There is really no need to shape them other than style. I've never had one even budge after it is set.
    -SlowBro
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    darn, all this beauty in a toggle and all this time I have been using a 3 in ole common-----NAIL. gnome

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    I know, Gnome! Seriously! :-D
    I'm not sure why you guys are wanting these things shaped, then you can't yank them out of the hitch to dismantle it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by domromer View Post
    Why pay for something when a golf pencil will do? Is there a urge to spend money on something that can be free?
    HYOH (Hang Your Own Hammock)
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    I have concluded that Paul lives in a parallel universe, wherein each day encompasses 96 hours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acercanto View Post
    ...shaped, then you can't yank them out...
    Are you certain of that?

    When there is no load on the suspension, does your Amsteel MSH remain tight, and resist coming apart?

    Just curious...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    Are you certain of that?

    When there is no load on the suspension, does your Amsteel MSH remain tight, and resist coming apart?

    Just curious...

    - MacEntyre
    They get tighter than you would think. The MSH is formed by the webbing which is cinched by the weight applied via the WS.
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    Anyone tried carbon arrow shafts?
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