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    How did you make the hammock to get it wide enough may I ask.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Good job on all the gear,,the UQ and tarp look great.
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    Excellent work Col did you manage to eat and sleep this particular week

    Well it's quantity and quality.Sure you will enjoy these when you get out there send some pics when all set up.Pertex microlight very thin yet strong but yes very nice I agree Im currently making a wrap around insulator with some.

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    Wow. I would have been happy just making an UQ in that period of time. You're gifted and fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Col_M View Post
    The pertex microlight that I made the UQs from is great though, it's so soft and has a lovely feel to it. I have tons of it left too so when I'm next over I may have a go at making a top quiltfrom it.
    You should be able to knock that out in 5-10 minutes at the rate you go.


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    Great job,,, whats next?

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    next project- DIY matching pack (or gearskin-just wrap it all up in the tarp) and Packa/poncho.
    Admiringly, KM

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    I should get a sewing machine of my own and sell them, could pay for extra gear

    I have quite a bit of the pertex left so could easilly make a top quilt, I also have a couple metres of sil left as well as off cuts from the tarp so can make stuff sacks for everything I've made. I was also thinking of some snake skins for the hammocks and tarp. I'm feeling pretty burnt out now though and don't want to look at a sewing machine for a while

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    Go enjoy your new gear!!!


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    do you happen to have plans /directions on that underquilt? it looks brilliant by the way!

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