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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolle View Post

    That should hold equally well, however, it doesn't look to be as handy to adjust. Since this is replacing whoopies (in my mind), adjustment is a high priority.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolle View Post

    Yep, that's the thing that i saw in action that pointed me to the sliding toggle. Amsteel was what he was using and it didnt slide through the three holes without pulling the line through like laces, but locked well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I.M. Knotlost View Post
    I figured a diagram might be easier than pics. The pics I had seemed confusing because all the lines are the same color.
    And feel free to steal/borrow 'cause I "borrowed" parts of the basic idea already. I havent found anything exactly like this, just figured as much stuff as Ive gleaned from this wonderful place, it was time I shared my own findings.
    As for videos- if someone else who has the capabilities wants to take a shot, feel free...
    interesting idea, and AMAZING NICE diagram. We have another dehoja among us!
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    Great artwork! Like the simple functionality of the design.

    Quote Originally Posted by I.M. Knotlost View Post
    I figured a diagram might be easier than pics. The pics I had seemed confusing because all the lines are the same color.
    And feel free to steal/borrow 'cause I "borrowed" parts of the basic idea already. I havent found anything exactly like this, just figured as much stuff as Ive gleaned from this wonderful place, it was time I shared my own findings.
    As for videos- if someone else who has the capabilities wants to take a shot, feel free...

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    thanks for sharing

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    For those of us wondering where/what the next advancement might be

    I think this is it.
    Dutch toggles (thin wall ti tubes with polished line holes, grooves on the ends to help lock the slip knot and/or hold boots or pack in place?

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    Before I make the leap I'll wait to hear ProfessorHammock's findings.
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    Agreed with Moel

    no jumping on anything until P.Hammock has run the Cray or BigBlue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MedicineMan View Post
    I think this is it.
    Dutch toggles (thin wall ti tubes with polished line holes, grooves on the ends to help lock the slip knot and/or hold boots or pack in place?
    Where do I pre-order?
    Might as well get a 3rd one to use with the bear bag, PCT style.
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    way off topic...'bear bag, PCT style'

    check out Lonewolf over at Whiteblaze....24,000 miles on the AT and slept with food in his tent every time.
    Me, I just prefer to lay my food bag under someone elses hammock

    Back to the topic at hand.
    Let's go over the advantages:
    1. even more variable in length than a whoopie?
    2. can be set up via carabiner as one system=less likely to leave tree hugger
    3. its radical and you'll be the coolest at the next group hang
    4. more?

    Cons:
    1. slower to adjust than a whoopie (but not by much)
    2. keeps your mouth off the amsteel (i've seen hangers use their teeth
    to hold the hammock rig while adjusting the whoopie and amsteel is
    probably rough on the enamel
    3. Dont loose that fancy Dutch Ti toggle! yes something else to keep up with
    and harder to fabricate in the field compared to a MSH
    4. more?

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