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    To be aware, there are actually 2 type HH ends so...

    To be aware, there are actually 2 type HH ends so if you watched any of the youtubes on converting HH to a CL, it may not apply. Still doeable with either, but the ends may be entirely different. i...
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    I dunno. Post anything less than absolutely...

    I dunno. Post anything less than absolutely positive about one of the "protected" cottage vendors and find yourself out on our butt without so much as a courtesy "stike 1" or good-bye note in the FB...
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    And for good measure... bump.

    And for good measure... bump.
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    .......Last bump.

    .......Last bump.
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    Thanks for the offer, Sam. I already have a Sigg...

    Thanks for the offer, Sam. I already have a Sigg Tourist set for car camping. I'm mainly looking to replace my solo hike 123 & windscreen. One of my boys borrowed mine awhile back and has seemed to...
  6. Be too heavy in respect to what? If you're using...

    Be too heavy in respect to what? If you're using both anyway, the weights won't really change, but I don't know if I would consider that too "functional" and might be more of a pain when drying out...
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    No worries. Appreciate the base touch.:thumbup1:

    No worries. Appreciate the base touch.:thumbup1:
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    ......Aaaaachoo

    ......Aaaaachoo
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    FS: I'll take one. PM sent.

    I'll take one. PM sent.
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    ......Bump

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    Depends. I have 2 each... 4', 8' and 10'. I'll...

    Depends. I have 2 each... 4', 8' and 10'. I'll mix and match depending on where I'm headed. Ie., might take along a single 4' as an extension with a pair of 8's or an 8 and a 10. There's a little...
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    Like Cougarmeat.... I'm in the PNW as well so...

    Like Cougarmeat.... I'm in the PNW as well so it's either WAY too much strap or BARELY enough on a regular basis. Not liking the weight and, mainly, bulk of long straps I do shorter daisy chain...
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  14. Trial and error... the mother of all edjukasion....

    Trial and error... the mother of all edjukasion. We've all been there.;-)

    In the link provided... those are more along the lines of a mitten hook and appear to be rated for a maximum tensile...
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    "Nut-Hut"?? Is that because you've spent so much...

    "Nut-Hut"?? Is that because you've spent so much on hammock gear you can't afford the whole funny-farm?:shades::laugh:
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    Not necessarily. I would be interested to see...

    Not necessarily. I would be interested to see what you have and what you might like to get for one. Thank you.
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    I can already see "Napping" T's, mugs and gear...

    I can already see "Napping" T's, mugs and gear stickers from here to the Atlantic.

    I don't know what the cost would be, but massive "cool" factor you could sell like hotcakes at a premium.......
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    I see some advantages to what you are proposing,...

    I see some advantages to what you are proposing, but as complex as it sounds, and rather than creating... what is essentially... a "seperate entity" under the HF umbrella... and outside of the...
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    SVEA 123R w/Windshield/Pot Stand

    WTB a well kept/working SVEA 123R w/the windshield/pot stand and original key. The pot & handle would be nice, but it's not necessarily a deal breaker.

    PM photos and asking price. Immediate...
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    :thumbup1: I thought so too... If I take the...

    :thumbup1: I thought so too...

    If I take the OP meaning correctly that seems more of a "community co-op" that might work well in RL in a defined geographical area, but taking a "true" co-op...
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    ^^^^This. Same thing just different colors. Most...

    ^^^^This. Same thing just different colors. Most common is 1.75mm and 2.2mm. 1.75mm is more than sufficient and more widely compatible with common line "bling".
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    I have a guy, but wouldn't be local for you...

    I have a guy, but wouldn't be local for you (Vancouver, WA). Does custom leather work, excellent craftsman and above all, incredibly reasonable pricing. He does a few stock sheaths for common knives...
  24. Thread: Stake Boom

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    It probably depends on what you're using them...

    It probably depends on what you're using them for. For tarp tie-outs and other fairly light loads I think you could probably get away with something lighter weight and less rigid like PVC or...
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    I dunno. I don't know the math, but it seems like...

    I dunno. I don't know the math, but it seems like the greatest stress point is where the stake passes through the boom, so at least in that area it would make sense to have a fairly sturdy, or at...
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    And I like that they disengage quickly from my...

    And I like that they disengage quickly from my tarp. I don't store hardware with my tarp or hammock and use the same RL's on multiple tarps.

    What might also work is a small ranger band fitted over...
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    Well said!:thumbup1: Under most common soil...

    Well said!:thumbup1:

    Under most common soil conditions, they are also easier to implement than OS's.
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    It might be interesting to do an analysis of the...

    It might be interesting to do an analysis of the boomstakes typically in use vs. standard stake styles. The "ideal" length ratios might give the highest holding power within the stake structure, but...
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    "Little more"?:rolleyes: Let's say a "LOT" just...

    "Little more"?:rolleyes: Let's say a "LOT" just to be fair.:laugh::lol:

    It's a PITA, but only has to be done once, the actual arm range isn't affected much, still moves freely on your RL and it...
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    I don't know that I would call them "cheap", but...

    I don't know that I would call them "cheap", but the boomstakes tensa sells use titanium stakes. I've been whacking on my 40cm stakes and they are extremely sturdy and quite lightweight. For the...
  31. Thread: Stake Boom

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    Oh wow! Is "this" where boomstakes...

    Oh wow! Is "this" where boomstakes came from? Back in 2011?? Friggin LOVE those things!
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    I never used one until my most recent TQ purchase...

    I never used one until my most recent TQ purchase (20*)... and find I'm actually really loving it. Going forward... my current thought is that it's such an inexpensive add-on I would rather always...
  33. Poll: I voted multi-stop, but not knowing exactly the...

    I voted multi-stop, but not knowing exactly the meaning of it, activity specific might have been a better choice(?) I'm not really sure I'm getting the question either.

    Hanging is really just a...
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    Here ya go...

    Here ya go.. this'll color up your tensa beautifully. Dirty cheap, "no scratch" guarantee for life and works on anodized aluminum with absolutely ZERO prep or stripping required. Ready for use...
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    ~25%. If you're doing a locked brummel, you also...

    ~25%. If you're doing a locked brummel, you also want to account for that as well in your length loss calc.. 3/4"-1".

    I doubt it's SOP, but I'm not a math fan. On fixed length RL's I don't...
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    No experience with it, but I guess my question...

    No experience with it, but I guess my question would be... if the tarp material and grosgrain have different stretch characteristics... wouldn't that impact your ability to properly tension your...
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    Wondering if anything ever came of this... or if...

    Wondering if anything ever came of this... or if there might be some space cordage and/or fabric hitting the market place sometime in the not too distant future. :thumbup1:
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    Sounds like me. More often than not I just go...

    Sounds like me. More often than not I just go with my stand because it's so dang easy and I don't have to hunt around for trees in the right orientation to where I want to be. Kind of nice too being...
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    I originally planned on doing velco on my...

    I originally planned on doing velco on my superfly but angling and overlapping has done me well enough I really don't see the need. I've had some pretty decent winds and rain coming through but...
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    Me too. MSR Groundhogs, stake/tie-out bag...

    Me too. MSR Groundhogs, stake/tie-out bag seperate from my tarp. How many depends on which tarp I'm using. Fair weather tarp, 4. Winter tarp 6-8. I've used different types of stakes in different...
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    I read where you've had 10 different hammocks in...

    I read where you've had 10 different hammocks in 8 years and they all worked with a fixed line, but must have "completely" missed the fact it was the same fixed SRL on all 10 hammocks. :laugh::lol:
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    So you're just replacing an existing SRL with a...

    So you're just replacing an existing SRL with a new one in zing-it? I thought you were looking into one for a new DIY hammock. If it's just a replacement then it would depend on what the current SRL...
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    If you "do" opt to go with a loop turner, Dutch...

    If you "do" opt to go with a loop turner, Dutch sells them for around $6.50 + shipping, however, if you have a Joann Fabrics in your area they typically go for $2-$4 out the door and will drop to a...
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    Very true. According to Samson, zing-it/lash-it...

    Very true. According to Samson, zing-it/lash-it is "non-spliceable". No matter what rules of thumb we follow, we're apparently doing it wrong. :lol:

    There's absolutely nothing wrong with doing a...
  45. FS/FT: No worries, brother. There's always more pots in...

    No worries, brother. There's always more pots in the sea.:laugh: RecLife just picked up a MASSIVELY killer deal! Nice score!!:thumbup1:
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    Which snake skins do you have? Are you...

    Which snake skins do you have? Are you overlapping them in the middle or just pulling them in to meet? "Generally", 2 part snakeskins are long enough that they should overlap each other a foot or...
  47. FS/FT: Which pots are they, and are you open to selling...

    Which pots are they, and are you open to selling the pots without the stove? Is shipping included in your prices?
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    Just as a suggestion, you might consider doing an...

    Just as a suggestion, you might consider doing an adjustable (ie., UCR SRL). I know you can do the math and get within a fairly comfortable range, but every hammock is going to lay a little...
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    The cost savings are phenomenal, but more so is...

    The cost savings are phenomenal, but more so is the gratification and ease at being able to throw something together on a whim specific to the project on hand.

    This is my splicing kit (less knife)...
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    He might be able to adjust it, but I've always...

    He might be able to adjust it, but I've always found them to have exorbitant shipping charges. Ie., $4.95 shipping on $5 for 2 dutch hooks @ .8grams. ;-)
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