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    Quote Originally Posted by Chug View Post
    ...Only to find out you just buried your Loop inside...
    You might want to take a look at the first 6 or so of these threads to prevent it from happening again.

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    Senior Member Michelle the Camper's Avatar
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    So, at long last, my 1st DIY whoopie sling. Whoo, buddy!! I used a guitar string to pull the bury through and and made inch long tapers and it took about 10 minutes. I know alot of y'all have done this, but I feel like a DIY goddess right about now!

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    Senior Member Resqsarge03's Avatar
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    Way to go!
    "Live your life so that your children can tell their children that you not only stood for something wonderful- you acted on it"
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    Here's some more fun project with amsteel...
    Continous Loop
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    Ain't it great when it all falls together? Congrats!

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    Senior Member Michelle the Camper's Avatar
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    I reaally feel like I conquered something! The 1st one took. About 8 days of me picking it up, working on it, not getting it, putting it down...repeat.
    The 2nd one, about 11 minutes. Now I wish I'd ordered more Amsteel!
    Next for some tree straps, and I'll have a rig for my son. Or me when I take him to the playground. I did that 2 weeks ago, and it was the most relaxing trip to the playground ever. Oscar was busy with his parcour moves, and I was goofing off on Facebook, layin in the hammock.

    Contentment!

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    Senior Member Michelle the Camper's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resqsarge03 View Post
    Way to go!
    THANKS! I should really have gotten the tutelage you offered when I had the chance! This all could have happened a bit quicker...
    feels extra good to have figured it out myself, tho !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gmcttr View Post
    Just in case you haven't seen this, here's a short video I have posted several times. It is only for showing how to bury amsteel as I did not use any type of brummel at the eye. I used a loop turner, but it would work the same with a folded over wire. It starts with tapering the amsteel....http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...99&postcount=7. Hope it helps.
    Oh Wow. Thank You...Thank You
    I may be lost but I am making great time.

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