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    My First Hammock DIY Project - Complete

    Well. I've done it!! In two weekends, around various chores and work-work, I have made a hammock with a shelf and an UQ to go with it. I'm ready for my trip this weekend to the beach, for my first nights in a hammock! Hoooo-Dilly! The tarp is one I bought a long while back, but it'll serve well for this weekend's field test.

    Thanks again to everyone here for all the wonderful advice and pointers! Couldn't have done it w/out y'all.

    I'll report back next week and post the mass amounts of video I have. Edited, of course... Stay tuned!!!

    Pics are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/1268576...7625116433414/ ((click on the pics to make them bigger))

    Let the "fine-tuning" begin! BWAH HA HA!!!

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    that looks great.the uq looks nice and warm.waitin on the vid.


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    Looking fine and blue!!!!
    Nice work .... you will for sure be warm enough this weekend.
    Be proud. Take a bow......
    Here is to a terrific hang.
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    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    I love how that UQ looks! Looks really warm...

    Details?
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


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    great JOB!!! I love your set up! I just finished modding a mummy bag into a 'pea pod' for my daughter. love seeing other ppls work
    and then

    Check out my website www.cwhammocks.com or Find me on the YouTubes
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    "In my world everyone is a pony, and they all eat rainbows, and poop butterflies."

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    Sweet!

    "If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing you should do is STOP DIGGING "

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    So when can we expect a new video?
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    Great looking gear you have made yourself........Feel very proud of what you have done, now get out there and enjoy it!
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    Thanks, everybuggy! Vids will start showing up beginning of next week, when I return from my first nights out. I'm excited!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by creativeKayt View Post
    Thanks, everybuggy! Vids will start showing up beginning of next week, when I return from my first nights out. I'm excited!!
    Who has two thumbs and is super excited about this?

    this guy
    I can't wait for your next set of vids. you do such a good job catching what you are trying to demo.
    and then

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