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  1. Going by the write-up... Her choice/mistake to...

    Going by the write-up...
    Her choice/mistake to hang off her brothers setup after he saw the companies marketing...sounds like all three are responsibility for their bad choices in some way.
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    Mine's silnylon, windproof, waterproof...I just...

    Mine's silnylon, windproof, waterproof...I just hang it loose to get away with no condensation.
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    It's lightweight, when you need it...you need it...

    It's lightweight, when you need it...you need it ! Always carry mine.
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    Welcome to forum, Stepbystep...lots of friendly...

    Welcome to forum, Stepbystep...lots of friendly knowledgeable folk within.
  5. Fine looking area to explore, thanks for sharing.

    Fine looking area to explore, thanks for sharing.
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    I hear you on the Covid kilo's/ unfitness...good...

    I hear you on the Covid kilo's/ unfitness...good to get out though. Nature soothes the soul.
  7. Wooden chook attack, stormy sound & light show,...

    Wooden chook attack, stormy sound & light show, tarp pitter patter, bears, burgers & pancakes...surrounded by nature. Good getaway.
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    UV rays do age hammock materials over time......

    UV rays do age hammock materials over time...
    It's a judgement call, which only you can make.
    We should be checking our hammocks & suspension periodically anyway, they don't last forever.
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    Welcome to the gently swaying trees, Bob...or as...

    Welcome to the gently swaying trees, Bob...or as i like to call it., 'The Madness,'. :shades:
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    Welcome to this friendly forum,...

    Welcome to this friendly forum, Wolpertinger...from the land of kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles & cassowarys.
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    Thanks for sharing, Shug....and enjoy your...

    Thanks for sharing, Shug....and enjoy your retirement.
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    You've come to the right place...welcome to the...

    You've come to the right place...welcome to the forum, Atpase.
  13. Ahh...a weary wandering mind in the darkness....

    Ahh...a weary wandering mind in the darkness.
    Warm & snug in my hammock, breath by breath, slowly being coiled, caressed & constricted by a large python...
  14. A couple of times, small mammals have hopped or...

    A couple of times, small mammals have hopped or scurried through the leaf litter and smack banged the underside of my hammock...even had a small Sugar Glider (tiny gliding possum) thwak ! my tarp...
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    All this talk of Treem pads & UQ's recently has...

    All this talk of Treem pads & UQ's recently has pushed me over the edge....sometimes I need a good nudge. [emoji23]
    The local National Parks are open for camping on the 12th June so that gives me...
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    Later on, a Diy Under Quilt to suit your Treem...

    Later on, a Diy Under Quilt to suit your Treem will give you a much wider warm area...and no more limbs falling off the edges of your pad & feeling cold.
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    Velcro bugnet or zipperless will work... My...

    Velcro bugnet or zipperless will work...
    My Treem is the original narrow version so maybe that's why I didn't notice any pad movement. He made a wider version after some feedback.
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    There's also a cheap DIY bugnet idea on his...

    There's also a cheap DIY bugnet idea on his Facebook page...ok for car camping.

    https://m.facebook.com/pg/TreemOutdoors/posts/
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    I strung a tarp ridgeline at the right height...

    I strung a tarp ridgeline at the right height above my hammock
    Deciding on a centre zip for simplicity, I cut the netting in half & sewed that in 1st.
    Then I pinched the netting underneath the tarp...
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    Welcome to the forum, BanjPatts, good luck with...

    Welcome to the forum, BanjPatts, good luck with your 1st DIY UQ...plenty of info within these hallowed walls if you need ideas on anything hammocky.
  21. Short hike, but far away from the stresses of...

    Short hike, but far away from the stresses of life...nice spot.
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    Car camping or bushwalking ? If weight isn't a...

    Car camping or bushwalking ?

    If weight isn't a issue, a secondhand op shop would have some cheap clean rectangular synthetic sleeping bags you could slice & dice to suit your hammock. Insulation...
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    Hard call...temporary options, modify to suit. ...

    Hard call...temporary options, modify to suit.

    https://www.ikea.com/au/en/cat/down-feather-duvets-20531/

    Not sure if the Costco's in Brissy have a down throw blanket......
  24. Pretty sure the insulation is this stuff... ...

    Pretty sure the insulation is this stuff...

    https://www.haerdi.com/en/products/clothing/sleeping-bag-thermo/sleeping-bag-thermo
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    Welcome to the forum, Jamesd

    Welcome to the forum, Jamesd
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    As with learning anything new skill, practice...

    As with learning anything new skill, practice makes perfect... I'm not worried about wavy stitching, just as long as it holds my weight when I hang. Trust your triple stitching. :scared:

    I'm on my...
  27. Thread: Linvile Gorge

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    If I didn't have itchy feet before...I do now....

    If I didn't have itchy feet before...I do now. :laugh: Enjoyed your report.
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    Welcome to the forum...long distance neighbor....

    Welcome to the forum...long distance neighbor. :shades:
  29. Thread: Ring suspension

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    I have my rings attached to my tree huggers, I...

    I have my rings attached to my tree huggers, I like to pull/adjust the rope downwards towards my hammock...just a personal thing.

    On my older model Hennessy, the outer protective sheave on the...
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    Fine job fellas.

    Fine job fellas.
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    Isolating in style... looks yummy.

    Isolating in style... looks yummy.
  32. Thread: 3/4" webbing

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    Me too... 180391

    Me too...

    180391
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    Beats my day...apart from keeping my 7yo son busy...

    Beats my day...apart from keeping my 7yo son busy all I did was cut the forearms off my favourite hiking shirt, hemmed them at the elbows, then used part of the shirt offcut to patch a rip in my fav...
  34. As long as my sleeping base layer of clothes are...

    As long as my sleeping base layer of clothes are still dry at the end of the day, I'm not too worried about the effects off dampness on my insulation. Each night, your body heat will work some magic,...
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    Very tidy solution...

    Very tidy solution...
  36. If you find the triangular apex of bugnetting a...

    If you find the triangular apex of bugnetting a bit clostraphobic you can attach it to the tarp for more room. Design has to be flexible enough for wide open porch mode & hunker down mode. Hence more...
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    3m(10ft) suspenders for me...suits the majority...

    3m(10ft) suspenders for me...suits the majority of my hang sites. Don't like fiddling around with the excess tail length.
    Extenders also in my pack for those occasional fat trunk situations.
  38. If you take out the human setup factor, flexing...

    If you take out the human setup factor, flexing tree trunks, no stretch ridgeline/tie-outs lines etc ect....DCF Tarp materials are structurally stronger of than Sil-Poly. :laugh:


    I like a bit of...
  39. Thread: hello amigos!!!

    by ofuros
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    Happy hanging, Miguelrodpan...welcome to the...

    Happy hanging, Miguelrodpan...welcome to the forum.
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    Here's a couple...there must be more out there....

    Here's a couple...there must be more out there.
    https://wedohammocks.co.uk/blogs/news/8-of-the-best-hammock-camping-sites-in-the-uk

    You'd have to do some research for local woodsy looking...
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    2nd pic does it for me, ghostly sillouetted...

    2nd pic does it for me, ghostly sillouetted trees, patch of moonlight reflected off the tarp ridgeline. :shades:
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    Babbers, from the shadows out into the...

    Babbers, from the shadows out into the sunlight...welcome.
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    Your either in the roll it up camp or the...

    Your either in the roll it up camp or the squish/stuff it camp, either way works. :shades:
    ...silvrsurfr covered it's trunk abrasion resistance in his post, no issues.
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    From my experience Spiderweb 1.5 is slippery,...

    From my experience Spiderweb 1.5 is slippery, tends to curl up like rope under tension & that makes it harder to roll up when packing up. If your don't mind those characteristics it's strong & light.
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    Welcome to the forum, Chris.

    Welcome to the forum, Chris.
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    I like the rugged scenery...good effort....

    I like the rugged scenery...good effort.
    Practice makes perfect when it comes to hanging. :shades:
  47. Thread: Hammock Fabric

    by ofuros
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    As others have already said....description,...

    As others have already said....description, specification & comparison webpages, recommendations from our friendly forum members or grab some samples from Dutchware & Ripstopbytheroll so you can...
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    Nice work with the splicing & good luck with the...

    Nice work with the splicing & good luck with the Treem & Winter Haven combo, Daeluin. :shades:
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    I use one for 3seasons in my neck of the...

    I use one for 3seasons in my neck of the woods...for the summer heat I either change hammocks or hang at altitude where the cool mountain breezes blow. They're slightly quicker to set up.

    Mine's...
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    Closed National Parks, Fire bans, bushfires &...

    Closed National Parks, Fire bans, bushfires & smoke filled skies down here at the moment...so I kinda like the cool, cosy hang sites & snow covered ground pics. :shades:
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