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    Not too bad - I am discovering my lack of...

    Not too bad - I am discovering my lack of geometric knowledge to be quite hampering.

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    Otter1 - thank you Sent from my Pixel 4a using...

    Otter1 - thank you

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    Bridge Hammock plans

    Ok I am contemplating taking a go at a bridge hammock. Does anyone have tutorials, patterns, or designs to pass on? Suggestions for materials, or advice on construction/material usage?

    Anything...
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    Brilliant Sent from my Pixel 4a using Tapatalk

    Brilliant

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  5. Hit the winner straight out the gate. 12' or +...

    Hit the winner straight out the gate. 12' or + GE for me. I am a side sleeper who tosses and turns and this works the best for me.

    It's all about you though.

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    Ask your question perhaps a different way - can...

    Ask your question perhaps a different way - can you even buy down that's not treated?

    I don't know the answer to this but I suspect you're going to have a hard time finding any that does not have...
  7. Nice work. Looks sharp. Sent from my Pixel 4a...

    Nice work. Looks sharp.

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  8. My .02˘; That this is a process. Because...

    My .02˘;

    That this is a process. Because there are so many variables and so many personal preferences, there truly is no right or wrong way.

    This is about you becoming comfortable with a...
  9. Same knot Tac Blades shows but with one...

    Same knot Tac Blades shows but with one improvement - ranger bead - no splice or loop to degrade the line strength. Also to tighten "stopper knot" simply hand tighten and USE the shackle under load....
  10. The only "disadvantage" is more cordage. This IS...

    The only "disadvantage" is more cordage. This IS THE SAFEST KNOT PERIOD that I have had experience with and have seen in use.
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    All of the other methods you displayed in your link can be...
  11. Tac blades has a video out using over hand knot -...

    Tac blades has a video out using over hand knot - far safer and less inconsistency - see below;

    https://youtu.be/r0SfPxJcACM

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  12. check these out but they are for underquilts; ...

    check these out but they are for underquilts;

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AffmSBIRAxPrOomgSDMf9bhbVjgMqgtx/view?usp=sharing...
  13. Here is a lot of "cheat sheets" incorporated in a...

    Here is a lot of "cheat sheets" incorporated in a spreadsheet for making hammocks and tarps. Tabs at the bottom of the excel sheet have lots of stuff.

    Cheers.
    ...
  14. Yup that is the official stance - always depends...

    Yup that is the official stance - always depends on who is in charge of enforcing I guess - my ranger friend wouldn't cite a set up with 1" straps - but probably circumstances have now changed with...
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    Help us out a bit; 1) what is a ballpark...

    Help us out a bit;

    1) what is a ballpark budget?
    2) how many units?
    3) what is your time frame?
    4) finished product or prototype?
    5) can you provide a specific example in pictorial fashion (in...
  16. Perhaps my understanding of the situation is...

    Perhaps my understanding of the situation is incorrect but Colorado State Parks did not implicitly ban hammocks.

    Just as the regulations you posted state it's the damage to the trees.

    Lory...
  17. I have a 0⁰ mummy bag from them - 750 fp but it's...

    I have a 0⁰ mummy bag from them - 750 fp but it's warm - more for when I pulk rather than back pack. Quality gear for sure just a tad heavy and bulky but quality stuff.

    I recommend it for sure....
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    I own a Bernina and the attach is a bit pricey...

    I own a Bernina and the attach is a bit pricey but as stated well worth it.

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  19. I suppose weight savings for some but cost and...

    I suppose weight savings for some but cost and issues such as these leave me sticking with my trusty silpoly.

    I can't imagine, in our geography here in Colorado especially with all the fires...
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    Nice!! Welcome back, welcome back,...

    Nice!! Welcome back, welcome back, weeeellccoooommmee baaaaaaaack

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    Hey if you make it get the laser cut kit - best...

    Hey if you make it get the laser cut kit - best $10 you'll ever spend. I chose the cheap route and cutting it out was a challenge - cat cuts were a ***** too. Here was my RSBTR 12' winter tarp kit...
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    Humidity is your achilles heel out in that...

    Humidity is your achilles heel out in that geography my friend.

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    Oops true indeed. Hit up hammocks crap on fb -...

    Oops true indeed. Hit up hammocks crap on fb - seen a few in the past month

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    I don't know what to tell you homie. Spygivers...

    I don't know what to tell you homie. Spygivers even done a review. Why don't you watch the review?

    https://youtu.be/f6osIamJINk

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    Follow my links Sent from my Pixel 4a using...

    Follow my links

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    https://www.loosegoosedownsupply.com/ Remember...

    https://www.loosegoosedownsupply.com/

    Remember to swipe to the right to see 1000fp

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    Merry Xmas...... ...

    Merry Xmas......

    https://www.facebook.com/983459935011193/posts/3772639542759871/

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    Facebook?? 9 oz UQ though for real Sent...

    Facebook??

    9 oz UQ though for real

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    Because you're looking in the wrong spot. ...

    Because you're looking in the wrong spot.

    https://www.trailheadzhammocks.com/product-page/custom-down-underquilt

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    I would have listed Dutch I just have limited...

    I would have listed Dutch I just have limited experience. I don't think he directly sells them either.

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    3 brands in order That I voucher for; 1) - UGQ -...

    3 brands in order That I voucher for;
    1) - UGQ - Paul, Missy, and crew are the very best IMHO
    2) Loco Libre - true works of art - George is a real awesome dude as well.
    3) Trailheadz - You will...
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    Smart fellas are good to have around [emoji12] ...

    Smart fellas are good to have around [emoji12]

    Us Fart smellers now.....

    Thanks [emoji106]

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    long narrow gauged upholstery needle should do...

    long narrow gauged upholstery needle should do the trick. just be careful
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    That's legit. I believe he used that in...

    That's legit. I believe he used that in conjunction with some Kickstarter funding.

    I believe the lady associate is his wife.

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    Yep. Plan and practice for sure. Gear is good...

    Yep. Plan and practice for sure. Gear is good to assist you but gear doesn't think. Most of the issues I have had were from bad decisions I made - either directly or to trust someone not worthy of...
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    Holy s**t batman?!! What kinda spider gets...

    Holy s**t batman?!!

    What kinda spider gets that big there

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    That's where I've actually been "living" here for...

    That's where I've actually been "living" here for the past couple of weeks - ha!!

    Thank you very much! Whole lot of posts to dig through on that one

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    Explain? What are those Sent from my Pixel 4a...

    Explain? What are those

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    Baffle Shapes

    Has anybody experimented with baffle shapes? I see three main styles; Karo step, straight, and then George's Chevron baffles.

    Are there pros and cons? I think I heard somewhere that Karo steps...
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    Interesting. Well as the comment just after...

    Interesting. Well as the comment just after yours shows, chill gorilla probably does make good stuff. The experience you shared with the lady at your hang probably was just a one-off.

    Certainly...
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    So you owned one? Sent from my Pixel 4a using...

    So you owned one?

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    Weight will always be an issue so... I would...

    Weight will always be an issue so...

    I would recommend making buying or taking a pulk so weight and bulkiness are not a problem.

    Bring extra socks underwear and base layers in case they get...
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    Depends on where you live - on the East coast...

    Depends on where you live - on the East coast there seems to be quite a few gatherings - typically called hammock hangs - and as luck would have it this is the time of year these tend to happen.
    ...
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    Check out this article as well - perhaps better ...

    Check out this article as well - perhaps better

    https://www.capitolhilloutfitters.com/blog/2020/9/17/what-is-dispersed-camping

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    Our holy spirit maintains Nothing will harm us...

    Our holy spirit maintains Nothing will harm us provided we never soil our selves by becoming filthy ground dwellers.182924

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    Welcome aboard. Great neck of the woods you gots...

    Welcome aboard. Great neck of the woods you gots there.

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    Too funny - My "Friday" is Tuesday and my...

    Too funny - My "Friday" is Tuesday and my "weekend" is Wed and Thurs.

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    Here is a link that gives a little bit more...

    Here is a link that gives a little bit more information specifically in regulations to your local area. It's stated in here and I've said this several times and I can't stress this enough I would...
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    So I believe what you're confusing is the...

    So I believe what you're confusing is the dispersed camp sites - after reviewing some of the links these are the ones that show closed at least in relation to bead lake. Ideally dispersed camping is...
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    I did a quick research of dispersed camping near...

    I did a quick research of dispersed camping near Spokane and this came up;

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/colville/recreation/camping-cabins/?recid=67800&actid=34

    familiarize yourself with...
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