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    Robens 4x4 meter tarp. 75D polyester 189T, ...

    Robens 4x4 meter tarp.

    75D polyester 189T,
    Ripstop, Fire retardent, 100% polyester
    5000 mm Hydrostatic Head for waterproof

    I have had mine for four years. No stretch, or sag. Will be...
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    My Aunt Irma hand stitched quilts, and used Hobbs...

    My Aunt Irma hand stitched quilts, and used Hobbs Tuscany 100% Wool Batting - Twin 72" x 96"

    https://www.connectingthreads.com/hobbs-tuscany-100-wool-batting-twin-72-x-96/p/21474

    Use as a throw...
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    Set the straps for the knee bend at full take-up....

    Set the straps for the knee bend at full take-up. Place something in the footbox to drag the bottom down. Then adjust the back support to about half.

    When you attempt to sit on the "chair pad" of...
  4. Factor in the wind

    Factor in the wind
  5. Check with the vendor to see how these might fit....

    Check with the vendor to see how these might fit.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/nx-270-pole-set/

    Here is a thread on the subject matter:...
  6. There is a cheap way to get into the 11-foot...

    There is a cheap way to get into the 11-foot hammock. That is with a 132-inch long and 90-inch wide Polyester Taffeta Rectangular Table Cloth. Take it to a seamstress and have them sew channels on...
  7. https://irma.nps.gov/STATS/SSRSReports/National%20...

    https://irma.nps.gov/STATS/SSRSReports/National%20Reports/Annual%20Park%20Ranking%20Report%20(1979%20-%20Last%20Calendar%20Year)

    From a single individual's perspective, the problem is...
  8. The tarp that I use for the Amok Draumr is the...

    The tarp that I use for the Amok Draumr is the Robens 4x4 meter tarp. $110.00 with free shipping to USA.
    HydroTex HD RS, 75D polyester 189T, Ripstop, Fire retardent, 100% polyester
    Hydrostatic Head...
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    Pour ces raisons

    Pour ces raisons
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    Large stiff toothbrush. Use it often. Then...

    Large stiff toothbrush. Use it often. Then graphite, with a soft small head toothbrush. Think it through.
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    I have the Exped Downmat 9 LW and when inflated...

    I have the Exped Downmat 9 LW and when inflated to its maximum, does an good job on insulating. Something to consider is when it is used in the Amok's, the maximum inflation is not always optimum....
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    WalMart sells polyester batting in the fabric...

    WalMart sells polyester batting in the fabric section of their larger stores. This is lightweight and compressible. Makes for a perfect pillow option, and can do double duty for added insulation/loft...
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    https://archive.org/details/TheAshleyBookOfKnots/m...

    https://archive.org/details/TheAshleyBookOfKnots/mode/2up

    Give the Ashley Book of Knots a trial run
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    https://www.velasailingsupply.com/tylaska-db6-dogb...

    https://www.velasailingsupply.com/tylaska-db6-dogbone-aluminum/
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    Amok Draumr will come in tops for comfort. See...

    Amok Draumr will come in tops for comfort. See Shug videos
  16. How 'bout 'dem stars... If you tune in, the...

    How 'bout 'dem stars...

    If you tune in, the cacti will hum for you.

    This was a shallow sea at one time, and when the land rose, the se receded. Then the grasslands and trees came, along with...
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    There are still some Exped Downmat TT 9LW...

    There are still some Exped Downmat TT 9LW available, or the synthetic version. I use the Amok regular mat in all but the coldest conditions. The Exped Mat I use is the TT 9 Long/Wide Downmat, and...
  18. Texarkana to San Antonio is about a 6-7 hour...

    Texarkana to San Antonio is about a 6-7 hour drive, some 450-miles from each other.

    I am a 5th Gen Texan and can tell you that winters are unpredictable here as fronts slide down from the Front...
  19. Research and totally grasp the concept of "Dew...

    Research and totally grasp the concept of "Dew Point"
  20. I have to agree. What is the upside of...

    I have to agree.

    What is the upside of continued use?

    Finding and hanging over sponge moss if available? We all want a video triggered by motion detector. You will be a hero, stung by...
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    https://giphy.com/gifs/mMJygtkZIpu6Y/html5 ...

    https://giphy.com/gifs/mMJygtkZIpu6Y/html5

    Hang from the Amur Ridge-Line is entirely possible. Regrets are vast.

    Sudden gusts of winds, a bee stings you while you reach for the coffee (or...
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    Yes, hammocks are possible, along with Hostels...

    Yes, hammocks are possible, along with Hostels along the route.

    The big three are:

    1: Shoes and Cleats - Pearl i' ZUM: I" X-ALP Launch SPD (cover the cleat and look normal) w/shorts and shirt...
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    I believe that Exped no longer offers the Slit...

    I believe that Exped no longer offers the Slit Line Extreme. I purchased one of the 15-meter lengths several years ago.

    The Amsteel is woven together, and the straps or toggles are then attached...
  24. Just revisiting the Military Surplus Aluminum...

    Just revisiting the Military Surplus Aluminum Mast/Netting Stands. One of the best first posts that I have experienced. Nicely done!

    Elegant and clean.
  25. With titanium in both legs, I am challenged to...

    With titanium in both legs, I am challenged to walk distances. However, I fine-tune the lay indoors and work on physical leg conditioning. For any other Amok users, I am posting some configuration...
  26. You use the feature on the application,...

    You use the <Rotate> feature on the application, which displays images. Usually, these are on a computer or a tablet which have apps to edit photos.

    Some Forum uploaders do not have this...
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    My 2019 Camo Amok has a completely removable...

    My 2019 Camo Amok has a completely removable zippered bug net. Ask Amok to sell you one of the 2019 models, and it is darker (I believe) than the earlier light gray models. It would then be simple to...
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    183661 183662 Dutchware Ring Worms with...

    183661

    183662

    Dutchware Ring Worms with Yellow Zing-it on Easton Nano Black 12-inch stakes (1st photo) and the Reflective Dutch elastic cord (2nd photo) with Easy Grab Cord ends.
    ...
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    Stretch, stretch, stretch. Non-impact resistance...

    Stretch, stretch, stretch. Non-impact resistance training. I have titanium in both legs, 5-surgeries, and it is all about eating organic Keto and keeping the limbs stretched.

    When watching TV, lie...
  30. Finally, someone who knows how to build a fire...

    Finally, someone who knows how to build a fire and that Wolf Spider is one determined Snowbird, eh! Out for the hunt...
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    Well, time has a way of evolving ideas. I was...

    Well, time has a way of evolving ideas. I was successful in setting up my Tablecloth 11-foot hammock with tension ribs in a triangle at the end of the hammock using the Exped Slit-line. Ultimately,...
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    Buy once, cry once. So, I have the 2019 Cammo...

    Buy once, cry once.

    So, I have the 2019 Cammo Amok regular size and use either the Amok sleep pad or the Exped TT9 Long Wide. These have 8-down filled tubes; if one tube gets a puncture, replace...
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    I purchased the Dutch 2-person wide with tie-out...

    I purchased the Dutch 2-person wide with tie-out options.

    Dutch Wide Two-person with double internal pole mods. One door and one open end w/ pole mod.

    https://youtu.be/Rk8JScu6ZNY

    The...
  34. The tarp is Dutch's Two Person Tarp w/double...

    The tarp is Dutch's Two Person Tarp w/double internal pole mods and side pull-put panels.

    For the 2019 Cammo Amok Draumr, I had Dutch build his Two-Person Tarp w/double internal pole mods and side...
  35. https://www.buscatucamping.com/listado-de-campings...

    https://www.buscatucamping.com/listado-de-campings/Espana/Asturias

    https://www.buscatucamping.com/listado-de-campings/Espana/Cantabria
    ...
  36. Maybe?...

    Maybe?
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/55422-Hanging-at-the-beach?p=762755&viewfull=1#post762755
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    Wonder no longer -...

    Wonder no longer - https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-personal-shopper/people/korinmiller/#18723c905f2b
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    My Chow would be comfortable in the hammock at...

    My Chow would be comfortable in the hammock at 65-lbs at the foot end with a suitable wool blanket over the foot end.
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    Richard, Been going through Colorado Springs...

    Richard,

    Been going through Colorado Springs since the early sixties, always made a point to stop in at the Hostel just Northeast of Garden of the Gods. I see that it is now charging about $11.00...
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    My preference is Glow in the Dark larks-headed on...

    My preference is Glow in the Dark larks-headed on the Beastie Rings of the tarp. The selfie is from the Glow-In-The-Dark illumination
    181520

    The Easton Aluminum stakes have 6-feet of Zing-It...
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    Ginecha Good question for a hammock forum -...

    Ginecha

    Good question for a hammock forum - the reason that it is the right question is that hammock aficionados are all about counting grams. The push-back you are receiving is because you...
  42. Consider two 17-foot lengths of Zing-It with...

    Consider two 17-foot lengths of Zing-It with buried loops at one end. Slip a Nite-Ize Microlock S-Biner into each loop.

    Slide a Dutch Wasp on to each line. That's all, folks!

    Keep the S-Biners...
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    2019 Camo Regular Length

    I have the 2019 Camo regular length with two pads, the Fjol that Amok provides, and an Exped DownMat TT for cold temps.

    Have been camping for 50-odd years, and here in Texas, when the squalls heat...
  44. BEADSMITH Big Eye Beading Needles are a decent...

    BEADSMITH Big Eye Beading Needles are a decent tool for smaller lines.
    ...
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    I have had good luck with the Costco Down Throws,...

    I have had good luck with the Costco Down Throws, take two of them and find your favorite pillow-case material (fleece-like), get a zipper sewn in, and stuff with two throws. Zipper placement will...
  46. Summer in Texas and other states have always been...

    Summer in Texas and other states have always been a challenge, so to mitigate the dried sweat and oils that combine on your skin in summer-day activities, it has always been my preference to use 91%...
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    Put the money towards socks and shoes; then you...

    Put the money towards socks and shoes; then you will always be lighter. Drink a 10 oz coffee in the morning instead of a 16 oz coffee; you save money and 6 oz of weight. Skip a meal — lots of choices...
  48. What the area looks like... around Bob Marshall...

    What the area looks like... around Bob Marshall Wilderness which is about 15-miles due West of Lincoln, Montana.

    Easy access, to the CDT. Worth a look to view some of the challenges.

    ...
  49. Both ends of the hammock. Thus there is no...

    Both ends of the hammock. Thus there is no head-end and no foot-end.

    The stakes are Easton 10-inch Nano's (Red).
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  50. My solution

    My hammock is an 11-foot polyester tablecloth with a spreader bar. The spreader bar alleviates the bunching, which causes ridges in more compliant fabric. The polyester tablecloth has a minimal...
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