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    Garlic Snakeskins (Concept)

    Hi All,

    I was in the grocery store today and saw some garlic rolled up in some netting. I got the idea that this is more or less a short equivalent of a snakeskin. So I got a roll and tested it tonight. Here are the results:









    It looks to me like it would take ~10 of these rolls to cover the whole tarp. Clearly, a longer roll would work better.

    Just a thought

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    I wonder if Bears like garlic?

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    I remember someone posting on having cut open a shower scrubby thing. Kinda the same netting.... But much greater length. I believe it worked like a charm.
    Last edited by G.G.; 02-09-2013 at 19:13.

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    I feed my dogs sweet potatoes,(among other things,) that come in larger bags like that. I've saved dozens of them trying to come up with a good use like that.

    Problem I had was being able to stitch them together...

    If you had a roll of it it would be pretty neat, but it is stretchy. Thought about it watching the guy "tube" Christmas trees...
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    Quote Originally Posted by hppyfngy View Post

    If you had a roll of it it would be pretty neat, but it is stretchy. Thought about it watching the guy "tube" Christmas trees...
    I always wanted to "tube" my little brother...
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    Good idea, think the shower scrub idea will be easier and cheaper though, and your breath won't scare off vampires Shower scrub thread here http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=60317 diva posted some good pics in post #41.

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    Great idea for keeping the local vampires away

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    has anyone tried pantyhose for skins?

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    Quote Originally Posted by canoe View Post
    has anyone tried pantyhose for skins?
    Oh yeah. Check this out: CLICKITY

    Bottom line: Pantyhose just aren't strong enough. Use nylon tights or leggings, not pantyhose. And use the full length (including the panty all the way up to the waist). Just cut them in half down the middle, sew each one shut from crotch to waist and add a hole in each toe, and sew some cordage at the waist to tie the two together around your gear. You're golden.
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