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    Sewing Machine advice

    This sewing machine is available for $40 and it's a kenmore. I know that was recommended on this forum.

    Is this worth it? How do I test it to make sure it's working properly? What should I look...
  2. Yes it's happening on multiple spots. On both...

    Yes it's happening on multiple spots. On both straps. So you are saying this has never happened to you before?
  3. My buckles seem to be fraying my polyester webbing.

    Hey everyone,

    My buckles seem to be fraying my polyester webbing. I'm not using dutch buckles but I have a pair and I think they are identical to the ones I'm using. I compared them before...
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    Okay then I think I have the XLC since the net is...

    Okay then I think I have the XLC since the net is removable. TY!
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    Yes but I'm having trouble measuring it properly...

    Yes but I'm having trouble measuring it properly since the material is so floppy when I hang it. Is it 11 when it's laying flat on the ground?

    It weights 1 lb 9 oz which means it would either be...
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    Thanks. Not sure the year. The pics of the WBBB...

    Thanks. Not sure the year. The pics of the WBBB also show a shelf so I'm not sure if I'm understanding what you mean when you say a shelf.
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    Easy way to identify an XLC?

    Hi everyone,

    I bought an XLC (I think) from a user on here about a year and a half ago and never actually verified it was an XLC. I'm thinking of selling it soon and want to be 100% sure, but I'm...
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    I was looking for something a little faster. ...

    I was looking for something a little faster. Reddit has this feature where you highlight the part you want to reply to and click reply and it gives you just that piece of the quote, which is super...
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    Yes, I think that is a must. Also something to...

    Yes, I think that is a must. Also something to keep my head warm.

    It was fun watching you squirm around like a worm in a cocoon!
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    Yes I need to study this. Maybe on this trip Ill...

    Yes I need to study this. Maybe on this trip Ill just get some merino wool base layers to stay warm as suggested by ObdewlaX.

    Thank you so much for the advice!
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    Multiquote Replying

    As I get more active on HF I'm starting to do more multiquote replying. I just discovered that multiquote button which is awesome but it quotes the entire section.

    I really like to quote specific...
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    That's why I really dislike sleeping in bags in...

    That's why I really dislike sleeping in bags in hammocks.



    Dang, a spindrift JUST sold on the for sale page. I'll look into a quilt protector though.
  13. Does anyone find these linelock hooks coming off...

    Does anyone find these linelock hooks coming off of their tarp?
    https://ripstopbytheroll.com/products/lineloc-hook

    It looks like they sort of snap onto a loop that connects to your tarp. Are...
  14. Thanks for the gentle reminder that I need to put...

    Thanks for the gentle reminder that I need to put more work into my posts if I want others to help me. I looked online for awhile trying to find a picture of how they rigged their guylines but...
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    Yeah I've been looking for good merino layers for...

    Yeah I've been looking for good merino layers for a while but they are always so expensive. I suppose it's time to pull the trigger!
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    I love your suggestion. Again, it means I don't...

    I love your suggestion. Again, it means I don't have to buy a ton of gear but with a little tweak it'll work just fine. Will be getting a pad. Thank you!
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    Great idea with the down hood. I'll grab one for...

    Great idea with the down hood. I'll grab one for our trip. What do you mean "stuff the UQ with items form your bag"?
  18. Love the guyline system on the quarter dome tarp

    The REI quarter dome tarp has webbing coming out of the tarp with tension locks attached. It made tying out a sinch.

    I'd like to add something like this to my supefly but I don't have any sewing...
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    Cold weather gear advice

    Hi everyone,

    I've been hammock camping off and on for about 4 years now. My wife just converted a couple weeks ago after she slept in a bridge hammock and realized her hips didn't hurt.

    Our...
  20. Reached out to Dejoha and ended up hammock...

    Reached out to Dejoha and ended up hammock camping near Clear Creek Canyon. It was lovely!182322
  21. Thanks for the feedback! It's definitely next on...

    Thanks for the feedback! It's definitely next on my list of places to hike/hammack camp.
  22. I tried using a prussik on the dogbones and it...

    I tried using a prussik on the dogbones and it worked well! I think I need to play around with the prussik locations a bit more but it's a definite improvement. Thank you!

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  23. Thanks for the feedback. I'm still dialing in my...

    Thanks for the feedback. I'm still dialing in my preferred way so I might give this a try during my next hang!
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    Not sure but I saw a RR go in 3 minutes a couple...

    Not sure but I saw a RR go in 3 minutes a couple weeks ago. I was super bummed since I was looking for one for my wife.
  25. This is exactly what I thought you were...

    This is exactly what I thought you were describing. I'll add some prussiks to my Dogbones this weekend. I never thought about having the UQ too tight. I guess I just assumed it would be able to...
  26. Thanks Khamileon! I was looking at the part of...

    Thanks Khamileon! I was looking at the part of the trail near the Kachina Peak Wilderness. That's a great suggestion.
  27. Thanks for the tip BikerDad!

    Thanks for the tip BikerDad!
  28. Hi 1-Hung-Low. Yes I know but I'm camping on a...

    Hi 1-Hung-Low. Yes I know but I'm camping on a budget so I'm trying to get creative with it. If you have any suggestions let me know. Thanks!
  29. I loop my suspension over my spread bars as well...

    I loop my suspension over my spread bars as well currently. It definitely gets the job done but I don't like how the carabiner pulls the dogbones together. I can visuallize what you are doing with...
  30. Hammock Camping on in the National Forest around Flagstaff?

    Hi hammock enthusiasts!

    Wife and I are driving up to Flagstaff for labor day weekend and planning to do some dispersed camping up there. Anyone know any good spots for hammock camping in the...
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    Asking people if it's bad to have a hammock...

    Asking people if it's bad to have a hammock addition on this forum is like asking if it's bad to be addicted to meth at a drug den.
  32. Would you all mind sharing some of the other...

    Would you all mind sharing some of the other beautiful places you've hanged in AZ when you have the chance? I don't want to derail this gastronomy conversation so maybe just send me a PM if you...
  33. So from reading this thread, it's clear that this...

    So from reading this thread, it's clear that this Fall Hang get together is really just an excuse to eat a bunch of delicious food. I'll check with my wife if we can make it. She leaves that Monday...
  34. I just find hanking up all my guy lines including...

    I just find hanking up all my guy lines including the long ones for tarp side-pulls and then making sure those all get in my snakeskins without tangling with each other to be a pain. I am using the...
  35. That was my issue I didn't have mitten hooks. i...

    That was my issue I didn't have mitten hooks. i had no way of unclipping them. I found hanking it up to be a pain every time but unclipping them and only clipping them in when you need them sounds...
  36. Dave and Shug: Isn't it such a pain having so...

    Dave and Shug: Isn't it such a pain having so much guyline that you have to coil up and tuck into your snakeskins every time you pack up your tarp with this type of tie-out? Have you guys tried...
  37. Okay terrific. Thank you. I've never bought...

    Okay terrific. Thank you. I've never bought shock cord before. Any recommendations or is tall essentially the same quality?
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    In Havasupai the night temps were about 65...

    In Havasupai the night temps were about 65 degrees. A perfect temperature for not having an UQ for me.
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    This is amazing. Thanks for the video!

    This is amazing. Thanks for the video!
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    That was an impressively quick roll out of the...

    That was an impressively quick roll out of the way. I don't think I would've reacted as quickly.
  41. That's really cool. Any tutorials on how to do...

    That's really cool. Any tutorials on how to do this?
  42. Yes I did as there were no trees available...

    Yes I did as there were no trees available nearby. When you say trekking pole are you talking about wrapping the guyline into the ground and then staking it out like you would for staking out porch...
  43. Tarp Side Pulls. Wasn't impressed my first time trying to use them.

    So I tried to use my tarp side pulls on my last camping trip for the first time. I first tied the two pulls together with some zing-it and then used a prussik to attach another piece of zing-it that...
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    I bought some cinch buckles off ebay with dyneema...

    I bought some cinch buckles off ebay with dyneema loops and they've been working just fine!
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    I don't understand how anyone doesn't hit the...

    I don't understand how anyone doesn't hit the tarp with their ridgerunner. I have never set up my RR not hitting the tarp. The hammock has a vertical range from when I'm laying in it to when I get...
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    Good choices! Keep us updated with your trip!

    Good choices! Keep us updated with your trip!
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    This is great. I'm somewhat new and my doors are...

    This is great. I'm somewhat new and my doors are just flapping in the wind. I also have been staking both doors to the same stake by taking one piece of guyline and bringing it down and then up to...
  48. I only use a Superfly because I use a RR with...

    I only use a Superfly because I use a RR with spreader bars. Otherwise I'd use a Mountainfly or a Cloudburst.
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    It's like splicing an animal like a banana slug...

    It's like splicing an animal like a banana slug with a human. You could but do you really want to?!

    It's important for the dog bones to be the same length as the other one on the same end. So...
  50. I know you just bought a bunch of tarp ticks but...

    I know you just bought a bunch of tarp ticks but I use this two caribeaner set up with a prussik and I freakin' love it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-IkTg4z6UY

    I would just make a loop by...
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