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    Senior Member Sparkfly88's Avatar
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    Made two sets of snakeskins!

    Using this demo...
    http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeGearHammockTubes.html

    And a curtain I already had laying around, I was able to make 4 skins, with no hemming needed, since the ends were already done.

    The only measurement I didn't follow was total length, since these skins were for my tarp, it needed 110 inches of length, my skins total are 160, just in case I feel like rigging my tarp as a diamond.

    Then when I finished I used two chairs as my 'trees' with my dad and little brother sitting in them, to setup my continuous Ridgeline using this image from a fellow here on the boards uploadfromtaptalk1357693409770.jpg

    I really like the ease of setup and take down, and oh my, skins on the tarp just blow folding AWAY!

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    I need to make a set of these too. It seems like my head starts to swell with ideas the more time I spend on HF. What is the best material to make these out of?

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    Senior Member Sparkfly88's Avatar
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    I keep seeing people mentioning mesh for the tarp....aids in drying it a bit.

    I just used what I had on hand

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparkfly88 View Post
    I keep seeing people mentioning mesh for the tarp....aids in drying it a bit.

    I just used what I had on hand
    Mesh makes sense.

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    The mesh ones are very easy to make and weigh next to nothing. My tarp dries out much faster too.
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    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


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    Senior Member Sparkfly88's Avatar
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    I'm sure mesh will be the next set I make.

    I can be a little monster with the sewing machine or 'thread injector' as you call it here. ( more manly? )

    I wonder if my local Walmart has ripstop...

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