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    Old piece of tyvek for me. Just big enough to sit...

    Old piece of tyvek for me. Just big enough to sit in the hammock with my feet and shoes under me and my pack under hammock. Also figured on folding it over pack shoes and whatever else if rain gets...
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    Marlin spike hitch - which way?

    Agreed. For sub 2 oz. a set of biners is hard to beat.

    My current setup is spider daisy huggers and some black diamond biners to whoopies. My set is 1.68oz. Thatís a big gulp of water haha. ...
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    Marlin spike hitch - which way?

    Holy thread resurrection Batman!!

    Like to hear more discussion on this. Iíve been using a MSH ďupside downĒ now experimenting with it which lead me to this thread.

    Biggest benefit Iíve...
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    Youíre missing the not a forest for the no trees.

    Youíre missing the not a forest for the no trees.
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    Knotty mod for Wookie?

    Thanks for checking that out and posting. I may just leave well enough alone. My fear is to tinker with something that already works so well and wind up regreting it[emoji45]
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    Knowing the nature of the trip and/or cause of...

    Knowing the nature of the trip and/or cause of GTG would be helpful. I can only think of about three.
    -wrong or no trees
    -catastrophic~ish gear failure
    -really really crap weather

    The solution...
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    For me, my plan is to use my pack and sit...

    For me, my plan is to use my pack and sit pad/extra clothes as a sleeping pad, lower the tarp and proceed to camp in the usual fashion. I have a little sheet of tyvek that goes under my hammock that...
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    Thanks for that link. Ill have to study on it a...

    Thanks for that link. Ill have to study on it a bit, Im a little bit worried about doing something that I cant figure out how to UNdo when I dork it up Haha.



    That does seem like a simple...
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    Lol ouch! Let me guess youíre a physical...

    Lol ouch! Let me guess youíre a physical therapist. Job security right? Ha ha
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    For a 'head left' lay try this: From laying on...

    For a 'head left' lay try this: From laying on your back the normal way, roll onto your left shoulder placing your feet on that side of the hammock , dangle left leg out to the ground and 'hook' the...
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    Knotty mod for Wookie?

    Perfect solution.
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    Knotty mod for Wookie?

    Iíve just discovered thereís more sewing to this idea than I thought. Definitely do not want to mess up my UQ.

    Initially I thought you just made two very small incisions in the hem channel and...
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    I afraid if I do the mod its gonna look WAY less...

    I afraid if I do the mod its gonna look WAY less refined than that LOL. Thats a good looking underquilt.



    This has also crossed my mind, did you tie it directly using the fabric?

    I don't...
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    Knotty mod for Wookie?

    Has anyone tried it? Iím kinda itching to get the shoulder and foot areas on mine to kinda roll inward a bit and make contact. Totally not necessary IMO but if it worked like Iím imagining it would...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220126/991b9191...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220126/991b91914d9da651b2d0c9f2ce0aa907.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220126/51e5372efac816f31ea43eb2a28ab18a.jpg...
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    Ok, obviously this is no long term review. ...

    Ok, obviously this is no long term review.

    Yes, we are all correct in suspecting friction on adjustment, however it can be done normally if you are willing to dress the mantis whoopie connection...
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    Initial impressions to come when I have a minute...

    Initial impressions to come when I have a minute to mess with em. Out of the package the fit and finish are stellar. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220126/67c4c214123af6254c1390622a3dd7de.jpg
  18. Career carpenter here. That looks really great! ...

    Career carpenter here. That looks really great! Folks will pay good money for stuff like that back where I used to work;) How are the uprights set in the ground? They wouldnt need much with your...
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    Im working through a similar process now. Saving...

    Im working through a similar process now. Saving the adjustability of whoopies while streamlining hookup, and of course reducing weight. Frankly I think its just a stop along the way to ending up...
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    Dutch mantis....is and whoopies

    Gotcha. I do like the idea of easily detaching the hammock under the tarp like that.
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    I know what you mean. I feel like Im going to...

    I know what you mean. I feel like Im going to slowly amass a large pile of tiny, imperceptibly light little gadgets to give out as presents.

    For example.....I placed the order for a pair of...
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    Dutch mantis....is and whoopies

    Did your whoopie slings adjust smoothly over the mantis hardware?
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    Dutch mantis hardware and whoopies

    Iíve made up some Dutchware spiderchain tree huggers and Iím wondering if I can replace my biners with the mantis clips. Worried the whoopie slings will bind in them when making adjustments.

    I...
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