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  1. This thread should be accompanied with images. My...

    This thread should be accompanied with images. My hip transplant is still in the healing stage, so no images. When I go down to the San Antonio Missions to get my lifetime pass, I will add an image.
  2. San Antonio, Texas has the San Antonio Missions...

    San Antonio, Texas has the San Antonio Missions where you can walk up and get the pass. Going there next week to pick one up.
  3. Hammock camping for Gold Star Families and Veterans

    The National Park Service in partnership with Operation Live Well would like to thank military personnel and their families for their service and invite them to enjoy their national parks.

    The...
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    There is supposed to be a 10-hour hand warmer...

    There is supposed to be a 10-hour hand warmer that you can use for the feet. I don't recall the manufacturer.
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    Galvanized top rails for fencing may be utilized,...

    Galvanized top rails for fencing may be utilized, as shown in the video.


    https://youtu.be/GZVoJyxi_E0

    https://fence-material.com/canopy-parts-flat-tee-ft-90-deg/
    ...
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    It is like a Twin bed verses a California King...

    It is like a Twin bed verses a California King bed.

    https://tableclothsfactory.com/products/90x156-beige-polyester-rectangular-tablecloth

    Polyester hemmed tablecloths at $12.39 each, 90" x...
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    https://youtu.be/mim7XWYRmz4

    https://youtu.be/mim7XWYRmz4
  8. A link might spark some queries... as I am not...

    A link might spark some queries... as I am not aware of the podcast.

    ...never mind, the link shows up when I highlight the paragraph... Doh!
  9. Thread: Smell

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    When I used to bow hunt for feral hogs, the use...

    When I used to bow hunt for feral hogs, the use of "Scent Killer" always did the trick.

    Put the item in the dryer under no heat, "Air Fluff" and open the dryer door and spray away. Close dryer...
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    A 0-Deg F synthetic rectangular sleeping bag will...

    A 0-Deg F synthetic rectangular sleeping bag will keep your body heat in, however it is bulky and they weigh in at about 6-7 lbs.

    I will bring two, one to lay on, and one to lay inside... did I...
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    If you are in a hammock, put up a tarp and rig an...

    If you are in a hammock, put up a tarp and rig an Amsteel 'clothesline' so the dog has 50-100 feet to run back and forth on the line.

    Rig the line from your foot-end tree to whatever tree which...
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    4x4 meter tarps help to alleviate the dribbles. I...

    4x4 meter tarps help to alleviate the dribbles. I camp for a a few weeks at a time, so for my use these are very reasonable, and I really do not like to walk. Still, a larger tarp will compensate for...
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    Folks go on vacation, etc. Perhaps contacting the...

    Folks go on vacation, etc. Perhaps contacting the generic Customer Support for updated shipping schedule would be a good avenue.
  14. The Video poster's comments: "Here I destroyed an...

    The Video poster's comments: "Here I destroyed an Amsteel Blue Whoopie Sling using 7/64 Amsteel Blue. The fixed eye has a 6" bury and is locked with a stitch. It broke at 1649 pounds. It broke in the...
  15. Thread: Curious

    by joe_guilbeau
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    The Dutchware tarp is polyester based coated...

    The Dutchware tarp is polyester based coated silicon, and is a better option (than nylon) for anti-sag when drenched.

    I've read that silicon applications on fabric allow for thread slippage, and...
  16. Here in Texas we have about 2-million acres of...

    Here in Texas we have about 2-million acres of recreational area, out of the 172-milion acres in Texas, the rest is private land, no trespassing.

    Big Bend National Park, the Guadalupe Mountains...
  17. What might you do if a squatter set up camp at...

    What might you do if a squatter set up camp at your home, maybe bring a cat.
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    Looks good to me, just ensure that you check the...

    Looks good to me, just ensure that you check the soft shackle knot positioning each time you climb in.
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    This will get you pretty close to the mark,...

    This will get you pretty close to the mark, otherwise you will probably have to contact some of the Adventure Travel companies which operate within the borders of the Amazon Rainforest to get a...
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    On my hammock stand I use bicycle inner tubes...

    On my hammock stand I use bicycle inner tubes cut to 6-inch lengths on the Military's Aluminum Mast sections. Leave them on the 'Female' end and join the pole sections; then roll down to cover the...
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    @maccmcd Ah, mechanical aptitude is not in...

    @maccmcd

    Ah, mechanical aptitude is not in quiver. That makes sense, I was thinking,,,there is where the ignorance begins.

    Thanks for the explanation.
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    A question on stability. I would like to use the...

    A question on stability. I would like to use the stand while on Texas Rivers, and therefore tethering one or both ends would be sketchy on the banks of rivers. Getting further off the river would be...
  23. "those poles" might be elaborated upon to solicit...

    "those poles" might be elaborated upon to solicit responses from the hive.

    Put a link to the post of your build, because if we have to search all your posts to find the link... Oh, never mind I...
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    I believe that most concentrate on Memorial Day -...

    I believe that most concentrate on Memorial Day - Labor Day - Black Friday

    Amazon will probably have a sale in mid-July this year.

    This forum might help with your submission of a Want to Buy...
  25. Ya Think! You could start a cottage industry...

    Ya Think! You could start a cottage industry business there in Helsinki. Call it the 'Suomi Pressu'

    Make a print of fish-scales.

    188600

    I would buy it.
  26. Form follows functions... ...

    Form follows functions...


    https://youtu.be/OvPOe1m0Rdw


    Interesting concept.
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    Did you go with Sil/Poly or Xenon?

    Did you go with Sil/Poly or Xenon?
  28. Litigiously applied from your First Aid...

    Litigiously applied from your First Aid Kit?:rolleyes: It's a brave new world out there.
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    Joya de Nicaragua Antano (Nicaragua...

    Joya de Nicaragua Antano (Nicaragua wrapper/filler/binder) paired with the Medaglia D'oro Espresso Ground Roast the coffee is Black-Bitter-n'Burnt...Smooth.
    Inch long ash will drop suddenly... stick...
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    So, with a miserable of 38 on my Mechanical...

    So, with a miserable of 38 on my Mechanical Aptitude score at induction in the Navy, does it matter which insertion slots are for the legs or top rails?
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    Seems to be a valid option for touring in kayaks,...

    Seems to be a valid option for touring in kayaks, 2-piece paddles are 45" and 50", which makes the 'head' end 5-inches higher than the foot end...:cool:
  32. Nice job on the vittles, folks who do not paddle...

    Nice job on the vittles, folks who do not paddle cannot appreciate how good - good food - soothes the soul, a river will do that to you. Something that has to be experienced.

    I am way down south,...
  33. I purchased two of the Trident Deer Fence 3-way 1...

    I purchased two of the Trident Deer Fence 3-way 1 3/8" flat corner fitting - black from Amazon

    Got to sleuthing the www, and came up with STEPHENS PIPE & STEEL 1-3/8 in X 21-ft 18 Gauge Galvanized...
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    Product Quantity Price Two Person Tarp 1 $295.00...

    Product Quantity Price
    Two Person Tarp 1 $295.00
    Color :
    Two Person Tarp Options - Coyote Brown

    1 Subtotal: $195.00
    Side Panel Pullouts :
    Side Panel Pullouts

    1 Subtotal: $20.00
  35. UPDATE (05/03.2022):I called DeerBusters and...

    UPDATE (05/03.2022):I called DeerBusters and confirmed that the Inside Diameter of these open 'L-Brackets" is reported to be 1 3/8". I am electronic centric, not mechanical.

    I have the Military...
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    Robens @ Campingworld (UK)...

    Robens @ Campingworld (UK)
    Hammock/Underquilt/Butnet "Trace-Series" https://www.campingworld.co.uk/SearchResults.aspx?Search=robens+trace+hammock

    Tarp 4x4meter...
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    Back in the 80's I dabbled with Tukong Moosul...

    Back in the 80's I dabbled with Tukong Moosul with Master Yi in Austin Texas. He went on to instruct the South Korean Special forces.

    Best wishes for you station of duty.
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    $300 camera https://youtu.be/EcNijfSw1a0 ...

    $300 camera

    https://youtu.be/EcNijfSw1a0


    Free Download for PC
    https://www.insta360.com/download/app/studio2019?r_from=%2Foner%2Fen-us%2Fstudio%2Fdownload

    Step by step beginners guide for...
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    At the beach you will see tarps pitched in a...

    At the beach you will see tarps pitched in a "Gull Configuration"

    Here is a video demonstration of the principals of what (@nanok) wrote.


    https://youtu.be/SRZt5WN3v3o
  40. https://youtu.be/4a11oH90t-8

    https://youtu.be/4a11oH90t-8
  41. Spectacular flowers in the spring time meadows....

    Spectacular flowers in the spring time meadows. Those memories stay with you.
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    I have a 1983 Cherokee Laredo and a pair of 1/4"...

    I have a 1983 Cherokee Laredo and a pair of 1/4" thick 8"x8" Aluminum plates work well. Put a thick silicon cushion between the roof (interior and exterior) and mount your steel eyebolt. The thick...
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    https://dutchwaregear.com/2016/02/19/amsteel-101/...

    https://dutchwaregear.com/2016/02/19/amsteel-101/

    About half way down the page...

    What Size Bury for Amsteel 7/64?
    Samson specifies that a fid is equal to the diameter of the rope x 21, and...
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    Here you go: (about half way down the page) ...

    Here you go: (about half way down the page)

    http://www.mosquitohammock.com/

    Logan's review

    https://youtu.be/QR8rOQ4YY6c
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    ...'cause you're gonna die:scared:

    ...'cause you're gonna die:scared:
  46. On a PC you can right click on the gallery...

    On a PC you can right click on the gallery images, and save the images on your cpu. Then upload them.

    These are the thumbnails, for full size you could probably link the URL address.

    Good...
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    Ridgeline strap will also work.

    Ridgeline strap will also work.
  48. Having just spent 6-years towards a BA in English...

    Having just spent 6-years towards a BA in English from University of Texas San Antonio, we also encountered these surveys.

    Surveys are part and parcel of the assignments that require responses...
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    I will second the Amok Draumr, for "the perfect...

    I will second the Amok Draumr, for "the perfect lay" can be the chair mode, or the stiffer inflated pad, or the mushier deflated pad, or the ...

    My perfect lay is a no-stretch polyester crinkle...
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    I suppose that it all depends upon whether you...

    I suppose that it all depends upon whether you wish to conquer or convalesce on this trip.

    Linger a day or more in a scenic local?

    Rains for 2-weeks?

    Acclimated to the highest elevations?
    ...
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