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    I use a 2.5mm reflective line like "Shine Line"...

    I use a 2.5mm reflective line like "Shine Line" from nite-Ize. I have a Zing-It Brummel Loop on one end and a #9 toggle on the loose end. I hang my tarp from Zing-It prusiks. The prusiks hold...
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    There is one for sale in the FS forum right now.

    There is one for sale in the FS forum right now.
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    Dyneema fabric ties.

    Dyneema fabric ties.
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    This has been an amazing product and story to...

    This has been an amazing product and story to watch over the last couple of years.
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    Another advantage of good but not overly...

    Another advantage of good but not overly expensive gear is you can base camp without fear your gear will be taken. If I had a $350 dyneema tarp, there is no way I am leaving that at a base camp and...
  6. If you can get a spot, any of the campsites at...

    If you can get a spot, any of the campsites at Pictured Rock National Lakeshore. Great day hikes. If you cannot make a reservation (required). Then there are plenty of good CG and free camping...
  7. A bit of a longer drive (6 hours) but if you can...

    A bit of a longer drive (6 hours) but if you can make it up to the Painted Rocks National Lakeshore it is well worth it. Do the day at Chapel Beach/ rock loop trail. (46.548881261638215,...
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    Typical bolt grades available to consumers are...

    Typical bolt grades available to consumers are grades 2, 5 & 8. The higher the grade the higher the load capability and the higher the price. Grade 2 is your typical zinc coated hardware and...
  9. Sounds like a PH.D. dissertation in biological...

    Sounds like a PH.D. dissertation in biological science. Set up and test what actual damage to trees hammock use can do or does not do. Set limits on strap width, tree type tables, etc.

    You...
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    Welcome. There are active backpacking groups in...

    Welcome. There are active backpacking groups in the area. I am in the Cincinnati area and we often go south to Dan Boone, LBL, Mammoth and Big South Fork.

    One area out your way I have only day...
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    It all depend oh how long you want your final...

    It all depend oh how long you want your final poles. I use a 4" overlap. For my 96" final pole length I cut them all to be 34". Just take the final length add the length of each overlap and...
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    I was there last year, nearly all are...

    I was there last year, nearly all are hammockable. Note the bigger issue is getting any reservation. There is some availability, but need to get reservations in sooner rather than later.

    Image...
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    Little concerned that the snap spring will not be...

    Little concerned that the snap spring will not be strong enough. Let us know. If not, it should be an easy fix to put in a shear pin.
  14. looking at the two listings it prob. comes down...

    looking at the two listings it prob. comes down to how the weights are calculated. Are the weights calculated or measured? If measured, is it the average of several tarps?

    Does DWG quote the...
  15. Jake, Welcome and glad you posted. I too...

    Jake,

    Welcome and glad you posted. I too have been a Northern, Ontario canoe tripper. Cannot wait to get back up there. Where do you go? I am very familiar with the area N. of Wawa:...
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    Zing-it and Lash-it are both available in 1.75mm...

    Zing-it and Lash-it are both available in 1.75mm and 2.2 mm diameters. The difference is the coating applied to the line. Zing-it is more slippery as it was designed as a throw line for arborists....
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    Yep that should work it is essentially a prusik...

    Yep that should work it is essentially a prusik knot.
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    I use and like the ProVenture 12ft. Hex Tarp...

    I use and like the ProVenture 12ft. Hex Tarp available on Amazon. Current Price $34.
    ProVenture Tarp Review

    I started using this tarp in 2017 and it is still going strong and it is my go to...
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    Going to ground could have a whole new meaning...

    Going to ground could have a whole new meaning here. :scared:
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    This is one reason I prefer the bolted joint at...

    This is one reason I prefer the bolted joint at the top Apex. A CL or soft shackle hanging from the 1/4" spacer allows both poles to be evenly loaded. This joint does not need to come apart. It...
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    I totally agree. What is the purpose of posting?...

    I totally agree. What is the purpose of posting? As if we can do anything?
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    Do you mean a Green-Bishop bag?

    Do you mean a Green-Bishop bag?
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    The major assumption flaws in all the hang force...

    The major assumption flaws in all the hang force calculators are they assume:
    1) Load is centered and evenly distributed
    2) Load is static.

    1) uncentered loads do increase loading and can change...
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    Go2Marine ...

    Go2Marine often has good deals available.
  25. I was keeping this thread limited to hammock...

    I was keeping this thread limited to hammock style chairs, as the other similar thread got off topic and was remove to the donating member section for non-hammock discussions. But thank you for the...
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    Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri, And...

    Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri, And Illinois
    Designated Campgrounds: No, Hammock camping is not allowed.

    Now that would be interesting.....

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    Did notice a lot of the No Hammock...
  27. What is a good thing to have for sitting around a campfire when backpacking?

    Hammock related camp chair discussion.

    Being a larger guy, the various non-hammock camp chairs just do not work for me. What are the options people know for a hammock chair? Particularly for...
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    I did a 2 second google search for marine supply...

    I did a 2 second google search for marine supply Canada and Sailing supply Canada and found more than a handful of places from New Brunswick to Vancouver. The two sites I checked both carried...
  29. Would you clarify what you are looking for? Are...

    Would you clarify what you are looking for? Are you seeking any type or brand of hammock that is 11' or longer or are you looking for something specific?
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    Yes, I found it a bit windy, but the view was...

    Yes, I found it a bit windy, but the view was pretty good.
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    So is there a new requirement that you have to be...

    So is there a new requirement that you have to be an MD or PhD. to post on this thread now? Last 3 posts by DocTheo, DocBrown, and DocWatson. :lol:

    DocWatson, loos like a good stand.
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    There are many kits available on Amazon. Just...

    There are many kits available on Amazon. Just search FID. This one is $7, others are ~$12 and up.
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    No feathers ruffled. you just got caught in a in...

    No feathers ruffled. you just got caught in a in respectful difference in design view point between Leatherdome and myself. :)

    I point out the bolted joint option as some people do not perceive...
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    Let take another stab at my statement. See...

    Let take another stab at my statement. See above. ďa manufacturing needĒ does not translate to "compromise foisted upon hapless users." apologies it it was misleading.

    The Manufacturing need...
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    You are correct. There is not a design...

    You are correct. There is not a design requirement that this be 90 deg.

    Nice Job Homer J.

    As a design note: For a DIY system you may find it easier to bolt the joints than to peen a copper...
  36. Product Update: Now 4 years in and nearly 100...

    Product Update: Now 4 years in and nearly 100 nights using this tarp it is still my go to and main tarp for all my trips. The Tarp is still available on Amazon ($37.99 5/4/21). I fold and roll the...
  37. Yeah, isn't trying to communicate with just words...

    Yeah, isn't trying to communicate with just words GRAND! Goes to show the value of joining a group hang now and then to SEE everyone's concoctions and variations to come up with new ways and...
  38. I've been using a spliced version of this for...

    I've been using a spliced version of this for more than a year now. The locked brummel loop (2) is a good replacement for various hardware. As others have said, use the the MSH might be...
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    When were you there? Which site did you stay at?...

    When were you there? Which site did you stay at? Was there the previous weekend (March 26-28) and stayed at site 6 and then 8.
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    We just had a guy from the UK asking this in the...

    We just had a guy from the UK asking this in the last couple of months...

    Anyway, I think you need to look for something like 6700-25L4. conduit. Believe that is the 1" EU standard. But...
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    Not Stupid at all. In fact, I am amazed at how...

    Not Stupid at all. In fact, I am amazed at how many people insist on the stand have to be connected with loose joints. The commercial Tensa has specific design and production needs that drive it's...
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    Welcome from Cincinnati. My recommendations...

    Welcome from Cincinnati. My recommendations will be skewed toward the SE for you. But Brown Co. Indiana, and the Norther areas of Hoosier NF. are good areas. Also, the garden of the God's area...
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    Grand Canyon. Though, Strong backcountry skills...

    Grand Canyon. Though, Strong backcountry skills would be needed, unless staying on the main highway through the canyon.

    Rafting trip through the canyon would also be up there for me.

    Another...
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    This is where ENO style hammocks rule. I still...

    This is where ENO style hammocks rule. I still miss my side pocket. The other place I put my water bottle is on the ground. Easy reachy to grab. Your mileage may be different.
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    Dental Records??? There are some fairly...

    Dental Records???

    There are some fairly obvious things to look for. Missing bark. Lack of smaller side branches and twigs. On the trunks look for loose or missing bark and you can usually...
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    Little hard to get that many miles, as the gorge...

    Little hard to get that many miles, as the gorge itself is only 5miles by 3 miles in area. However there are several crisscrossing trails and loops outside the main gorge area. There are available...
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    Very nice. You have a lot to be proud of.

    Very nice. You have a lot to be proud of.
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    Descender rings suspension setup. Was a thing...

    Descender rings suspension setup. Was a thing not sure how many people still use. Common item that was adapted to hammocking for a time.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr3tQMlHf5A
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    I believe this is already done. between Ultimate...

    I believe this is already done. between Ultimate Hang book, and Shug's video playlists on just about every topic.
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    I would think a heat coloring technique would also work. Maybe not camo, but could certainly take the shine off and get browns, reds and black colorings.

    Strike that.... I assumed the material...
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