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    I am working on a hammock design that is going to, Blow Your Mind!

    Seriously! Really! No Kidding!
    I know the SECOND I post a pic of it here it will be copied. No doubt in my mind. Another couple weeks and you will be thinking, Oly Crappola! Why didn't I think of that?
    This is going to revolutionize camping hammocks. You will never look at one the same way again.
    The only question I have is.....Should I post the info on here, or just push it to the locals?
    This is Brilliant! Right under every bodies noses and nobody thought about it...Until Now.
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    Find a trustworthy vendor and see if they'll pick up the idea for credit or compensation?
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    Well, I'm on the edge of my seat, how about a teaser photo?
    Good luck,
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    I can't wait to see what you have made!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LostinSpace View Post
    The only question I have is.....Should I post the info on here, or just push it to the locals?
    This is Brilliant! Right under every bodies noses and nobody thought about it...Until Now.
    What does "push it to the locals" mean?

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    this makes me very curious . . . wish you had said nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old River Rat View Post
    this makes me very curious . . . wish you had said nothing
    Me too lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by LostinSpace View Post
    This is going to revolutionize camping hammocks.
    We've heard that before. No info, no pics...nothing to talk about.

    This thread seems designed to bring up discussion about ideas and patents, rather than a product. Lets leave that alone.
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    Ok... i am officially confused. Hype about a non-existent product. What do you want from us? I don't get it. If you want open source input then post what you got and let the community respond. Otherwise... what's the point?
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Like any new idea aimed at a particular market, the next step is to field test it, tweak it, field test again, tweak again, until you have a production model. Take a video and post it once you are ready for orders.

    When I first read your post, my initial thought was, why are you worried about being copied? Good ideas are worth being copied. Look at how many auto manufacturers and vendors there are. At one time the gathered end hammock style was "new and different" for the camping community. Now, several companies, cottage industries, and DIYers make this type of hammock. And that early design remains quite viable, yet it has evolved as well. Same thing for quilts. There are several vendors here that sell quilts with very similar designs. I'm not aware of any patent on a particular design of TQ or UQ (please correct me if I'm wrong). There is room for several vendors with similar designs.

    If you think the hammock community needs your idea, and you can sell it at a profit for your business, then go for it. Do your homework. Get all the kinks worked out. Then share it.

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