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    Senior Member ExPXGUY's Avatar
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    Tyvek suspension parts wrap

    I used to occasionally leave hammock suspension parts at the last campsite. I got the inspiration for a fix from old timer's tool wraps (back when a a couple of screwdrivers and pliers would get the job done). Since my wrap has a pocket for everything, I know when I close it up if I have everything. I used a recycled a USPS tyvek mailer from one of my fabric purchases but any fabric would do.

    If you use a mailer, make sure you remove all labels and adhesive from areas to be sewn, or it will gum up your needle real fast. In the area where I wanted my tarp pegs, I reinforced the tyvek with packing tape to resist punctures. I attached the velcro band to keep me from losing that too. It weighs about .5 oz. See photos…
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    What a great idea. And super light weight! Bookmarked to make later this weekend. :-)

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    Very nice! And I'm reporting you for improper use of USPS supplies. LOL just kidding...don't look in my attic

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    That is one sweet idea, what is the weight before we get some cuben comparisons popping up?

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    Neat idea !

    That is a great way to recycle stuff. Looks good.
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    Now that's a simple way to keep everything together. Great idea.( Put your address on it too, if you leave the entire wrap behind who ever finds it can mail it back to ya)

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    In love with this idea! Time to start scouring for one of these envelopes!
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    As a guy that grew up using tool wraps and has a very nice leather one (from the Harley days), I like it.

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    weighed it again, .5 oz.

    Forgot to mention there is a 1" pleat on the bottom to account for width of huggers (it's shown as lines in the first photo).
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    Now that is a great idea....I like to keep all my stuff organized, and right there is a cheap and easy way of doing it.

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