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    Senior Member millarky's Avatar
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    WAAAAAAAAA why can't I see the photos???
    The gene pool needs a life guard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoundMan View Post
    Gary R,
    Thanks for the quick reply. I will play with your design a little and post some photos when I get around to building this stand.

    Yes-my use will be outdoors. The tarp will be staked out, but I have seen the wind tear up gear/structures that are not anchored properly.

    Another question- In your opinion, if I lengthen the ridge line out to 14-15'. Do you think I will need to "T" brace the ridge line to keep in rigid and not warp?

    Thanks again for sharing your great design.
    I have a Much larger tent built basically the same way that uses canvas (MUCH Heavier) and its 15 ft long and no issues now after 3 years..
    I guess a lot depends on the quality of wood, how its treated.

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    Senior Member Gary_R's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by millarky View Post
    WAAAAAAAAA why can't I see the photos???
    No idea...

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    Quote Originally Posted by millarky View Post
    WAAAAAAAAA why can't I see the photos???
    Are you logged in?

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    I really like that you used tusks to secure your joints, classic.

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    Senior Member Gary_R's Avatar
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    Well after not touching this again for too long because to much other stuff came up..
    I need one this weekend so... I am building another quick one tomorrow.
    Ill try and remember to take photos of how.
    My DIY Pulk Project
    http://www.landofrath.com/?p=573

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    looking forward to it!

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    Senior Member Gary_R's Avatar
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    Yeah I suck I didn't take pictures.. That's because while making it I had a redesign idea.
    I think I can make it lighter and more stable.
    My DIY Pulk Project
    http://www.landofrath.com/?p=573

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