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    Quote Originally Posted by warbonnetguy View Post
    cool, i've been meaning to try that as well, how do you like it, function wise compared to a regular bishop sac?
    I like the function of it really well, especially being able to deploy the hammock/UQ from either side. I've never used/made any different version of the BB sack, so I can't really compare it to anything else. I just did it this way because it seemed pretty simple to make. Again, with my sewing skills being marginal at best, I thought that if I make this no more difficult than it has to be, maybe I can get through it. It worked.

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    So, what were the final measurments? i.e. length, diameter, capacity?
    inquiring minds and all that, Betsy

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    Hooch .... that is a smart idea. Like the access from both ends .... really handy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by beamarshall View Post
    So, what were the final measurments? i.e. length, diameter, capacity?
    inquiring minds and all that, Betsy
    I'm not tellin' 'cause you called me Betsy. Seriously, it measures 18" long and 10" wide.

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    Hey Hooch,
    Great idea!!! I tried to put my hammock and Speer underquilt inside of a stuff sack at MAHHA and the sack was a bit small to contain everything. You've created a great solution. Have you thought of using any sort of compression straps to make the bag smaller to fit in your pack?

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    Quote Originally Posted by qpens View Post
    Hey Hooch,
    Great idea!!! I tried to put my hammock and Speer underquilt inside of a stuff sack at MAHHA and the sack was a bit small to contain everything. You've created a great solution. Have you thought of using any sort of compression straps to make the bag smaller to fit in your pack?
    Yes, actually I did think about compression straps, but I don't have the first clue how to attach or make them. Maybe on a later version.

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    very nice job there Hooch, now I need to get busy and finish my bugnet I started.
    Chris

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    Hooch - I have one question ------

    What is that THING dangling from your tarp ridge line on the end of the tarp?????

    It's like a turtle decided it liked the ridge line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiredFeet View Post
    Hooch - I have one question ------

    What is that THING dangling from your tarp ridge line on the end of the tarp?????

    It's like a turtle decided it liked the ridge line.
    It's our camping mascot, Ugly Doll. He goes with my son and I on camping trips we do together.

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    Nice job Hooch. I have stored my trail shoes in my BB Bag to keep them off the ground and away from rain and splatter. Of course if they were already wet or muddy I wouldn't put them in the bag, but other small dry stuff would be Ok.
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