Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20

Thread: Addiction

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 dl
    Tarp
    WB Edge or SF
    Insulation
    HG Phoenix, DIY TQ
    Suspension
    WB web or whoopies
    Posts
    280
    Images
    11

    Addiction

    I should have believed you all when you said that making gear is addicting. Since my ix uq the other week, I have made a stuff sack for it, it double ended stuff sack for my hammock, a pair of triangle thingies today, and I can't stop thinking about the down top quilt I want to tackle.... Ugh

  2. #2
    2ply's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Athens,Ga
    Hammock
    Clark DLX, ENO SN, BIAS WWM
    Tarp
    Ox Palace, Noah 12
    Insulation
    Oxgear, KAQ, WL
    Suspension
    Whoopies/Dutchware
    Posts
    1,067
    Images
    3
    And the fun begins!! Once you get your kit together you'll start over again because tweaking and improving is where it's at.
    Everyone ought to believe in something....I believe I'll go set up the hammock!

  3. #3
    AtHomeDad's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    NE Wisconsin
    Hammock
    DIY "Phoenix" DL
    Tarp
    DIY Hex
    Insulation
    Incubator, DIY TQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    109
    Images
    11
    We should start a 12 step thread.

    "Hi, I'm Dad, and I'm an addict!"

    The kids are in school now (Yeah) so I have two new tarps, two TQ's to make and a 0* UQ along with some modifications, hammock stands and a better arrangement for my full time hanging (hard to reach the alarm).

    "Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over our addiction - that our hammock obsession had become unmanageable"
    The person who says that it can't be done, doesn't
    The person who says that it can be done, does it!

  4. #4
    Senior Member FLScouthanger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Crestview, FL
    Hammock
    ENO Sngl & Dbl, GT UL, hk2001DL1.1
    Tarp
    DIY, GTFF, GG
    Insulation
    IX, PLUQ
    Suspension
    Straps, Rings, WSs
    Posts
    249
    Quote Originally Posted by AtHomeDad View Post
    We should start a 12 step thread.

    "Hi, I'm Dad, and I'm an addict!"

    The kids are in school now (Yeah) so I have two new tarps, two TQ's to make and a 0* UQ along with some modifications, hammock stands and a better arrangement for my full time hanging (hard to reach the alarm).

    "Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over our addiction - that our hammock obsession had become unmanageable"
    "Hi, Dad! Welcome to the support group. Good job on recognizing and admitting your addition. As you know, this is the first step on the road to recovery."

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Seattle
    Hammock
    DIY Gathered End
    Tarp
    12'x12'
    Insulation
    KAQ New River
    Suspension
    Strps cinch buckle
    Posts
    184
    Quote Originally Posted by AtHomeDad View Post
    We should start a 12 step thread.

    "Hi, I'm Dad, and I'm an addict!"

    The kids are in school now (Yeah) so I have two new tarps, two TQ's to make and a 0* UQ along with some modifications, hammock stands and a better arrangement for my full time hanging (hard to reach the alarm).

    "Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over our addiction - that our hammock obsession had become unmanageable"

    Define "unmanageable". I still have projects I need to do. I still have materials for said projects. I still have space to put said projects when complete.

    I'm not an addict. I can stop any time I want, mainly because I'm having a hard time finding the time to do them. The list just gets longer.

  6. #6
    AtHomeDad's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    NE Wisconsin
    Hammock
    DIY "Phoenix" DL
    Tarp
    DIY Hex
    Insulation
    Incubator, DIY TQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    109
    Images
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Aven View Post

    I'm not an addict. I can stop any time I want, mainly because I'm having a hard time finding the time to do them. The list just gets longer.
    DeNial is not just a river in Egypt I'm really jonesing for some time with a thread injector and fluffy feathers.
    The person who says that it can't be done, doesn't
    The person who says that it can be done, does it!

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Seattle
    Hammock
    DIY Gathered End
    Tarp
    12'x12'
    Insulation
    KAQ New River
    Suspension
    Strps cinch buckle
    Posts
    184
    Quote Originally Posted by AtHomeDad View Post
    DeNial is not just a river in Egypt I'm really jonesing for some time with a thread injector and fluffy feathers.
    My barge has it's own dock.

  8. #8
    Senior Member chickenwing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Abbeville, SC
    Hammock
    MYOG 1.1 Double Layer
    Tarp
    DIY Tarp
    Insulation
    DIY top & U Quilts
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    1,302
    Images
    90
    Welcome to the madness. I slipped down that slippery slope a few years back and my life has not been the same since.
    and then

    Check out my website www.cwhammocks.com or Find me on the YouTubes
    You can even"Like" me on facebook or follow me on Twitter @cwhammocks

    "In my world everyone is a pony, and they all eat rainbows, and poop butterflies."

  9. #9
    Senior Member JohnSawyer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    San Diego, CA
    Hammock
    WB RidgeRunner
    Tarp
    8x10 DIY (speer)
    Insulation
    KAQ Lost River
    Suspension
    Straps
    Posts
    4,696
    Images
    108
    Hi DAD!

    Yes... some of you are addicts... I could stop any time I wanted to!

    I um... just don't want to! Yeah!
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


  10. #10
    stevebo's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Moreland Georgia
    Hammock
    WBRR, bluebridge grizz bridge,
    Tarp
    cloudburst
    Insulation
    lynx
    Suspension
    wb straps
    Posts
    1,511
    I used to tell my self "once I get this _______ done (hammock, pack etc) then every thing will be ok and I'll have every thing I need. Now I pretty much sew a few min a day (at the least) and have a never ending list of future projects!
    “The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.”
    Harlan Ellison


    Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me, either, just leave me alone.
    --unknown

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •