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  1. #21
    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    ... had a heck of a time watching your videos on this Sarge through a really bad connection and a iff'y VPN but it was well worth it. I like my old heavy longer hammock but man you really did a good job on making this work. VERY IMPRESSIVE ... I love seeing what you might come up with next! Well done!

    Probably down the road you end up having a full camping kit in a small fanny pack the way you're going! Ha!

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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    You should see my summer pack now. It looks like a book bag.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    Here you go - UCRS
    Thanks Sarge.
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    Senior Member nsdemon's Avatar
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    material

    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    I just uploaded the video on this, I've got to scan and upload the plans I've drawn out. Enjoy.

    what was the website you got the material for the gray ghost hammock?
    i did not understand what you said in the video.
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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    Thru-hiker.com

    http://thru-hiker.com/materials/breathable.php

    They only have two colors left of the 1.1 as they are discontinuing that on the site, neither of them are the gray I used. But the good thing is it is on sale for $5.99 a yard if you want red or yellow.
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    Half the weight of my lightest set up ... yeppers.. this is on the "to do" list .. I have WL Snipe as well with the footbox .. loving it ...
    You Rock..Sarge !!
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    Simplicity.
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    Sarge, nice work! Looking at Thru-Hiker, is the fabric sold by the foot, or by the yard? It doesn't specify.
    I was casting about for a good pattern using lightweight fabric, and lucked into your thread. I like having a hammock with me when I ski tour, and hike, but don't always want a heavy unit like I have a few of, so this fits the bill greatly.

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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    When I bought it, it was by the yard. I'm sure it still is.
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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    I was recently asked for some pictures and clarification on how the parts are connected on my hammock. Here are some pictures and descriptions:

    http://hikinghq.net/forum/showpost.p...3&postcount=34

    http://hikinghq.net/forum/showpost.p...3&postcount=35
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