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  1. Amsteel ridgeline worked out great!...

    Amsteel ridgeline worked out great!...
  2. Indeed it is, I'll send you a message later...

    Indeed it is, I'll send you a message later today. Thank you!

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  3. Holy cow, I've got to try that! Thanks! It'll...

    Holy cow, I've got to try that!
    Thanks!
    It'll work great for me as I always have a ton of extra length left.

    Thank you! [emoji4]

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  4. Awesome! Yeah, it is overkill but why not play it...

    Awesome! Yeah, it is overkill but why not play it safe if you can...heh.
    I've done the same with my 7/8ths amsteel blue last night. Laid out the tarp and seam sealed it, then laid out the 40ft...
  5. Hehehe...I'm not too tall. But I like being able...

    Hehehe...I'm not too tall. But I like being able to hang between long distances endpoints. After a trip out west to California, I learned the trees are a lot thicker/wider there than the trees I'm...
  6. Thanks Shug! That's the perfect info I need for...

    Thanks Shug!
    That's the perfect info I need for this new tarp...it has panel pulls!
    I'm gonna be hanging in luxury now!
    :laugh:
  7. Oh okay! that's good news! I always attach the...

    Oh okay! that's good news!
    I always attach the tarp to the ridgeline cordage with prussik knots so I can slide it around and tighten the tarp to where I need it on the 40 foot line. If bankline...
  8. Whaaaaaaaaaat!! No way!!! Omg...I have been...

    Whaaaaaaaaaat!! No way!!!
    Omg...I have been thinking about this waaay too hard if that's the case.
    I will just use some bank line lol...

    hahahhaahaha thank you
  9. Amsteel as Tarp Ridgeline with truckers hitch??

    I have a question....
    I would like to use my leftover amsteel as the ridgeline for my silnylon tarp.
    Could I use a truckers hitch in the line to cinch it tight like I do with my reflective...
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    Congrats! Im going to get in the doghouse this...

    Congrats! Im going to get in the doghouse this week and hopefully catch the black Friday sale...if they have one.

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    I also went back to my Warbonnet cinch buckle...

    I also went back to my Warbonnet cinch buckle straps. The system is just easier for me..less parts means less hassle.

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    Pretty much useless past 8-10 feet. I made a set...

    Pretty much useless past 8-10 feet. I made a set of 20ft whoopies and they are a total waste. I'm cutting them down to 10ft though so they're actually useful. I'll use the extra cordage for other...
  13. I apologize, no harm intended. I just didn't know...

    I apologize, no harm intended. I just didn't know his status. [emoji57]
    He did reply back, but their pricing is a bit out of my "justifiable" reach outside of Christmas or Birthday. [emoji53]
    ...
  14. Ooooh! This is a MUCH better option! 12x15 is...

    Ooooh! This is a MUCH better option! 12x15 is PERFECT!! Holy cow...glad I waited! And all the options I need too!

    Thank you! I will be placing my order within the next pay cycle. Gotta let the...
  15. Thank you, however...I do not have production...

    Thank you, however...I do not have production capability yet. I build almost everything I can but something this size requires more equipment and knowledge than I currently have. I'll have to pick up...
  16. Strange....I used the form on the website. I'll...

    Strange....I used the form on the website.
    I'll check my spam-box...

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  17. Welp....never heard back from this guy...must not...

    Welp....never heard back from this guy...must not be in business anymore, so ill just have to buy the chill-gorilla tarp.
    I know they exist cause they're on Amazon.


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  18. Thank you so much. Sent him an email with details...

    Thank you so much. Sent him an email with details of the order request. I hope he's able to make it.

    I will always have the sil-nylon "chill gorilla fortress 2" as a backup option...

    Sent from...
  19. REQ: Help finding a 15x10 SIL- POLY tarp...

    Hello all,

    I've been searching for a few weeks now for a 15ft x 10ft SIL-POLY tarp. The closest I've gotten so far is finding the "Chill Gorilla Fortress-2" but it's SIL-NYLON...and that's...
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    Yeah, I could never get the beckett hitch tight...

    Yeah, I could never get the beckett hitch tight enough for a comfortable hang more than a foot off the ground. Trying to do a j-bend was making me j-rage.

    I am thankful for my strap/cinch buckle...
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    What are....how are those "Dynaweave" straps...

    What are....how are those "Dynaweave" straps used?
    I couldn't see how to use them in any setup I know of....
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    Problem solved! Warbonnet answered promptly. ...

    Problem solved!
    Warbonnet answered promptly.


    Hi Dm,


    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Unfortunately you received our Dynaweave straps by mistake instead of the polyester...
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    Warbonnet custom straps...

    I received my order in proper time and picked it up today to test with my new xlc.

    The issue I have is with the polyester custom straps. They do not appear to work with the Warbonnet cinch...
  24. Double later Blackbird owner here going on 3...

    Double later Blackbird owner here going on 3 years. No bug bites while camping since I've owned this hammock.
    I did get bit when I had a skeeter-beater...however, I'm not certain if that bug got in...
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    Welp...I ordered my new BlackbirdXLC and two 20ft...

    Welp...I ordered my new BlackbirdXLC and two 20ft straps from Warbonnet the other day.
    Another 2 weeks and I'll be rolling with the new system and selling the old blackbird.
    I've decided to go...
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    Sticky: Hammocking just fits my personal needs. ...

    Hammocking just fits my personal needs.
    Lighter, faster, portable, durable, flexible, efficient.
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    Yep, that sounds like the way to go. I'm going to...

    Yep, that sounds like the way to go. I'm going to make a pair of locked brummel 6ft dogbones from the leftover Amsteel after chopping down those 20ft whoopies. Wow...another hitch I've never heard...
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    You guys are on the money! That sounds like the...

    You guys are on the money!
    That sounds like the way I need to go...thank you!
    Hey, while you're here...do you know of a vendor I can purchase 20ft Kevlar straps from?
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    The straps were measured at being 7.5 feet from...

    The straps were measured at being 7.5 feet from the ground up the trees in those photos. I compensated by tightening down the straps and whoopies very tightly, and it still sagged to close to 30...
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    Thank you everyone. After taking the 20ft amsteel...

    Thank you everyone. After taking the 20ft amsteel whoopies out to test, I don't think these are the method for me.

    I attached them to my straps at the 10 foot mark with the beckett hitch and put...
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    See, that's why I wanted to swap to the tree...

    See, that's why I wanted to swap to the tree straps and whoopies. I feel like it's a more durable setup than full straps and cinch buckles.
    That's the ringing endorsement I needed to hear.

    One...
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    Oh wow...that feels so familiar...but I know i...

    Oh wow...that feels so familiar...but I know i haven't tied that particular hitch before...
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    I'll have to give that a try.
    Looks like a winner for sure!
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    Hmmm....strap builder has Total: $12.70 for the...

    Hmmm....strap builder has Total: $12.70 for the 6-foot dual loop-end dynaweave tree huggers.
    I think this might work.

    Then again, I dunno...I could just get them to make me a set of 20 foot poly...
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    Thank you so much for that info. I currently...

    Thank you so much for that info.
    I currently use 20-foot straps with a carabiner on one end. What I do is swing the carabinered end of the strap around like a batarang and swing it up and around...
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    Thank you. Shug has a J-bend video too. But it...

    Thank you. Shug has a J-bend video too.
    But it also uses straps. If I'm going to need straps I may as well stick with the setup I have already.
    Dangit...Waste of money and time.
    :unsure:
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    OMG...this "J-Bend" hitch is AMAZING!! I would...

    OMG...this "J-Bend" hitch is AMAZING!!
    I would still be stuck with my straps and having to replace them every year though.
    Dangit.
    I guess I can give it a shot. It would at least get rid of the...
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    Thank you, I will have a look at this and try it...

    Thank you, I will have a look at this and try it out.
    I'll also take a look at Shug's videos and see if he can help.
    If all else fails, send me an address to send these 15ft whoopie slings...
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    https://youtu.be/HoDBzfG92Z4?t=257 Great......

    https://youtu.be/HoDBzfG92Z4?t=257

    Great...
    Welp, I've had it wrong this whole time.
    Accordign to the video at 04:10....The beckett hitch requires a strap to be used with amsteel continuous...
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    Thoroughly defeated...

    I can't figure this out for the life of me...
    This beckett hitch doesnt seem to hold anything when using amsteel rope...

    I just built two whoopie slings for a suspension setup replacement...
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    I just took a chance and made a pair of...

    I just took a chance and made a pair of whoopie-slings that adjust out to 15 feet each.
    They still roll up lighter than my strap/cinch buckle and carabiner setup.
    I get the feeling they will last...
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    Nevermind...stupid question.

    Nevermind...stupid question.
  42. Great info in this thread. I just recently...

    Great info in this thread. I just recently acquired a set of silk base layer clothes and merino wool socks. I have not had the chance to use them due to time lack. I usually wear cargo pants or my...
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    Oh, that setup was only to be used when the tarp...

    Oh, that setup was only to be used when the tarp isn't down and closed off.
    Normally I tie the pull-out to the nearest tree or stake it down to the ground.
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    Wow, you guys are really hardcore!

    Wow, you guys are really hardcore!
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    I did for about a half hour once last year....

    I did for about a half hour once last year. Family was with me so I didn't get to enjoy it much or for long.
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    I just hang it on a diagonal and it covers my...

    I just hang it on a diagonal and it covers my footbox well. I had to have my wife lay in my hammock so that I could setup the underquilt properly and label it head and foot so that it's the same...
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    Yup. Same thing happened to me all summer and all...

    Yup. Same thing happened to me all summer and all last winter and fall.
    I reckon it will happen this winter too.
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    Hmmm...should have reviewed what I typed. I spoke...

    Hmmm...should have reviewed what I typed. I spoke from my own personal situation of women and old people in my life holding me back from living.
    My apologies...perhaps I do need to do something...
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    You're not old if you're hanging! Especially in...

    You're not old if you're hanging!
    Especially in the winter!
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    Perfect date for a get together! Cold weather...

    Perfect date for a get together!
    Cold weather will keep the old people and women indoors, leaving me free to have fun!
    Wonderful!!
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